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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
England / East Midlands
Rank 87 78 86
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing SaaS 6 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.41% 1.07% 0.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.66% 24.64% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 7
Median daily rate £463 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £350 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £11.05

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
106 69 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.26% 4.33% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 46 21
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Median hourly rate £10.75 £12.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £12.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Derbyshire - 2 £425 - 1
Northamptonshire -8 1 - -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 10 (40.00%) SAP
2 9 (36.00%) C#
2 9 (36.00%) .NET
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) PaaS
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (24.00%) IaaS
4 6 (24.00%) MuleSoft
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) XML
4 6 (24.00%) Python
4 6 (24.00%) Linux
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) ETL
5 5 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (20.00%) Degree
5 5 (20.00%) JSON
5 5 (20.00%) Data Validation
5 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (20.00%) Hadoop
5 5 (20.00%) Aerospace
5 5 (20.00%) Validation
5 5 (20.00%) HDInsight
5 5 (20.00%) Talend
5 5 (20.00%) Power BI
5 5 (20.00%) Apache Spark
5 5 (20.00%) OpenTSDB

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) PaaS
2 6 (24.00%) IaaS
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.00%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.00%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (20.00%) Data Lake
1 5 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 5 (20.00%) HDInsight
1 5 (20.00%) InfluxDB
1 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (20.00%) OpenTSDB
1 5 (20.00%) Power BI
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Consultant
2 10 (40.00%) Functional Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Data Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Integration Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) SaaS Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) SAP Integration Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Automation Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Automation Developer
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.00%) Azure Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) EPoS Developer
7 1 (4.00%) HR Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Software Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) XML
3 5 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.00%) EPoS
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) AIX
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 5 (20.00%) Data Validation
2 5 (20.00%) ETL
2 5 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 5 (20.00%) Validation
3 3 (12.00%) Change Management
3 3 (12.00%) DevOps
3 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.00%) ERP
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) SOA
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C#
2 6 (24.00%) Python
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (20.00%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) SAP
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) MuleSoft
3 5 (20.00%) Tableau
3 5 (20.00%) Talend
4 3 (12.00%) Workday
5 1 (4.00%) Dell