The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 90 94 91
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing SaaS 6 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.37% 0.68% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.14% 17.14% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Median daily rate £350 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.05 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+22.18% -64.72%
SaaS
England

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

Cloud Services Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
84 70 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.15% 3.99% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 42 18
Median daily rate £438 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.11% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £208 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +89.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £16.50 £9.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.63 £11.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +5 4 £350 -
Northamptonshire +7 2 £350 - 3
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 12 (63.16%) HTML
1 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 11 (57.89%) CSS
3 9 (47.37%) PHP
4 8 (42.11%) SOA
5 7 (36.84%) Java
5 7 (36.84%) jQuery
5 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (31.58%) REST
6 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (31.58%) LAMP
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) Web Services
7 5 (26.32%) XML
7 5 (26.32%) SOAP
7 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
7 5 (26.32%) ETL
7 5 (26.32%) Eclipse
7 5 (26.32%) Informatica
7 5 (26.32%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (26.32%) DHTML
7 5 (26.32%) Migration
7 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (26.32%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
7 5 (26.32%) Ajax
7 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
7 5 (26.32%) CSS3
7 5 (26.32%) Force.com
7 5 (26.32%) Visualforce

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) BigMachines
1 1 (5.26%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (26.32%) Force.com
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.26%) CloudFront
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
1 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Architect
2 8 (42.11%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (36.84%) Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 4 (21.05%) PHP Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Middleware Architect
6 3 (15.79%) SOA Architect
7 2 (10.53%) SaaS Architect
8 1 (5.26%) Angular Developer
8 1 (5.26%) AWS Architect
8 1 (5.26%) AWS Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Linux Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Mobile Specialist
8 1 (5.26%) Python Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior UI Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior UI/UX Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior UX Developer
8 1 (5.26%) UI Developer
8 1 (5.26%) UI/UX Developer
8 1 (5.26%) UX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) HTML
2 11 (57.89%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) jQuery
4 6 (31.58%) LAMP
4 6 (31.58%) REST
4 6 (31.58%) Web Services
5 5 (26.32%) Ajax
5 5 (26.32%) CSS3
5 5 (26.32%) DHTML
5 5 (26.32%) HTML5
5 5 (26.32%) SOAP
5 5 (26.32%) Visualforce
5 5 (26.32%) XML
6 3 (15.79%) Laravel
6 3 (15.79%) Middleware
6 3 (15.79%) Symfony
7 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.26%) LESS
7 1 (5.26%) Sass
7 1 (5.26%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.26%) FMCG
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) SOA
2 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
3 5 (26.32%) ETL
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
3 5 (26.32%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (21.05%) MVC
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (15.79%) Validation
6 2 (10.53%) CRM
6 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
6 2 (10.53%) Mobile Development
6 2 (10.53%) Open Source
6 2 (10.53%) Web Development
7 1 (5.26%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 9 (47.37%) PHP
3 7 (36.84%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) Apex Code
5 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.26%) PMP
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Informatica
1 5 (26.32%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Siebel
2 1 (5.26%) VMware