The first table below looks at the demand for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 115 112 126
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing SaaS 29 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.92% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.59% 15.38% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 3
Average daily rate £425 £400 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £490 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.50 £33.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+160.00% -
Cloud Services Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
98 39 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.11% 1.73% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 18 5
Average daily rate £400 £438 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +30.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £550 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £29.75 £33.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
SaaS
England

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the East of England region.

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 18 £425 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 7 £300 - 12
Essex -25 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 5
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 20 (32.26%) Retail
2 15 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.58%) HTML
4 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
4 13 (20.97%) CSS
4 13 (20.97%) Finance
5 11 (17.74%) TDD
5 11 (17.74%) C#
5 11 (17.74%) .NET
5 11 (17.74%) CSS3
6 10 (16.13%) Domain-Driven Design
6 10 (16.13%) RESTful
6 10 (16.13%) HTML5
6 10 (16.13%) Visual Studio
6 10 (16.13%) Windows
6 10 (16.13%) OO
6 10 (16.13%) CRM
6 10 (16.13%) NUnit
6 10 (16.13%) Supplier Management
6 10 (16.13%) MVC
7 9 (14.52%) Change Management
7 9 (14.52%) Logistics
7 9 (14.52%) Data Management
7 9 (14.52%) Degree
7 9 (14.52%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (14.52%) MS Excel
7 9 (14.52%) Web Services
7 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
7 9 (14.52%) Market Research

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (14.52%) Node.js
2 4 (6.45%) IIS
3 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) Mingle
3 3 (4.84%) MS Office
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) DNS
1 3 (4.84%) SMS
1 3 (4.84%) VoIP
1 3 (4.84%) DHCP
2 2 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.61%) FTP
3 1 (1.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.29%) Neo4j
3 7 (11.29%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.61%) DB2
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Visual Studio
1 10 (16.13%) NUnit
2 9 (14.52%) Git (software)
3 8 (12.90%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.84%) MSTest
5 2 (3.23%) Firebug
5 2 (3.23%) Fiddler
5 2 (3.23%) Subversion
6 1 (1.61%) JMeter
6 1 (1.61%) RequisitePro
6 1 (1.61%) JUnit
6 1 (1.61%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 20 (32.26%) Retail
2 13 (20.97%) Finance
3 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 8 (12.90%) Manufacturing
4 6 (9.68%) Legal
5 5 (8.06%) Marketing
6 1 (1.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (48.39%) Analyst
2 26 (41.94%) Business Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Leader
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.84%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.84%) Supply Chain Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Procurement Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) C# Developer
9 1 (1.61%) Administrator
9 1 (1.61%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 1 (1.61%) Senior Manager
9 1 (1.61%) Test Manager
9 1 (1.61%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (1.61%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) HTML
2 13 (20.97%) CSS
3 11 (17.74%) .NET
3 11 (17.74%) CSS3
4 10 (16.13%) RESTful
4 10 (16.13%) HTML5
5 9 (14.52%) Web Services
5 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
5 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 8 (12.90%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (11.29%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (6.45%) Silverlight
8 4 (6.45%) jQuery
9 3 (4.84%) XML
10 2 (3.23%) LESS
10 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.23%) XHTML
11 1 (1.61%) JSF
11 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.84%) Social Media
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.61%) Telematics
4 1 (1.61%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Linux
3 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.84%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.84%) Android
4 3 (4.84%) CentOS
4 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.61%) UNIX
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.74%) TDD
4 10 (16.13%) Domain-Driven Design
4 10 (16.13%) OO
4 10 (16.13%) CRM
4 10 (16.13%) Supplier Management
4 10 (16.13%) MVC
5 9 (14.52%) Change Management
5 9 (14.52%) Logistics
5 9 (14.52%) Data Management
5 9 (14.52%) OOA/OOD
5 9 (14.52%) Market Research
5 9 (14.52%) Unit Testing
5 9 (14.52%) Master Data Management
6 8 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
6 8 (12.90%) ERP
7 7 (11.29%) CQRS
8 6 (9.68%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) C#
2 7 (11.29%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.06%) Java
4 4 (6.45%) SQL
5 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.61%) Lisp
6 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.23%) MCSE
2 2 (3.23%) MCSD
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.23%) MCTS
3 1 (1.61%) PMP
3 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) Marketo
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.84%) IBM
4 3 (4.84%) HP
4 3 (4.84%) Dell
4 3 (4.84%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.61%) Thunderhead
5 1 (1.61%) Mercator
5 1 (1.61%) Adobe
5 1 (1.61%) JBoss
5 1 (1.61%) SOASTA, Inc
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