The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 84 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.082% 0.089% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.70% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.72% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £41.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-44.99% +117.10%
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
27 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.21% 0.80% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 4
Average daily rate £363 £400 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £338 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-53.10% +39.42%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Mason
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (66.67%) Force.com
1 2 (66.67%) Visualforce
1 2 (66.67%) Apex Code
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) SunGard

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (66.67%) Force.com
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Product Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Mason
1 2 (66.67%) Visualforce
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) SunGard