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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 73 76 80
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing SaaS 1 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.12% 0.92% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.33% 16.88% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £500 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +122.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £440
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £10.50

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
43 77 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.23% 5.48% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 16
Median daily rate £425 £393 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +20.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 20 January 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 3 (33.33%) PaaS
1 3 (33.33%) IaaS
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
2 2 (22.22%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (22.22%) Release Management
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) Delphi
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (33.33%) IaaS
1 3 (33.33%) PaaS
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
2 2 (22.22%) Route 53
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) SilkTest
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Delphi Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Web Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Release Management
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
3 1 (11.11%) Web Operations
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
1 2 (22.22%) Delphi
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Apple