The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 92 82 82
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.42% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.89% 12.77% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £450 £295 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -28.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £420
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £33.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year
-41.46% -26.37%
SaaS
Scotland

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

Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
45 47 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.19% 3.31% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 10
Median daily rate £400 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £333 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £443 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +96.07%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) PRINCE2
2 16 (88.89%) ServiceNow
3 15 (83.33%) Waterfall
3 15 (83.33%) SDLC
3 15 (83.33%) HP
3 15 (83.33%) CA
3 15 (83.33%) Remedy
3 15 (83.33%) Project Management
3 15 (83.33%) ITIL
3 15 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (83.33%) Scrum
3 15 (83.33%) Service Management
4 14 (77.78%) Finance
5 13 (72.22%) Resource Management
5 13 (72.22%) Change Control
6 3 (16.67%) Presales
7 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (11.11%) Release Management
7 2 (11.11%) Change Management
7 2 (11.11%) ITSM
7 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.11%) .NET
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.56%) CSS
8 1 (5.56%) XML
8 1 (5.56%) Windows
8 1 (5.56%) LAN
8 1 (5.56%) WAN

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
General
1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Engagement Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Environment Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Java Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Release Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) BYOD
1 1 (5.56%) CMDB
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) PRINCE2
3 15 (83.33%) ITIL
3 15 (83.33%) Project Management
3 15 (83.33%) Scrum
3 15 (83.33%) SDLC
3 15 (83.33%) Service Management
3 15 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (83.33%) Waterfall
4 13 (72.22%) Change Control
4 13 (72.22%) Resource Management
5 3 (16.67%) Presales
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) ITSM
6 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (11.11%) Release Management
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.56%) MVC
7 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) ServiceNow
2 15 (83.33%) CA
2 15 (83.33%) HP
2 15 (83.33%) Remedy
3 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu
3 1 (5.56%) VMware