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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 68 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.79% 0.18% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.69% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £263 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £439
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-39.66% +10.17%
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
51 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.01% 2.46% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 16
Median daily rate £400 £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £493 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (40.00%) SDLC
2 4 (40.00%) Release Management
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (30.00%) PaaS
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) IaaS
3 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (20.00%) Route 53
4 2 (20.00%) Puppet
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management

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 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (30.00%) IaaS
1 3 (30.00%) PaaS
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (20.00%) Route 53
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) SilkTest
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Delphi Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Environment Manager
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Release Management
2 4 (40.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) Delphi
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Remedy
1 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) RedGate