The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 68 64 67
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing SaaS 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.43% 0.65% 0.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.06% 21.74% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.16% -5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £38.75
SaaS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
66 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.02% 2.98% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 8 1
Average daily rate £450 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -8.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £293
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +32.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -53.03%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SaaS across the Cheshire region.

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS.

1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) SOA
4 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (30.00%) WCF
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (30.00%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (20.00%) CentOS
5 2 (20.00%) PaaS
5 2 (20.00%) RightScale
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) Puppet
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) Hudson
5 2 (20.00%) Route 53
5 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (20.00%) Vagrant

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) PaaS
1 2 (20.00%) Route 53
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Hudson
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (30.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (30.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (30.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) RightScale
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