The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 43 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 14 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.96% 1.39% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.92% 22.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 0
Average daily rate £563 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £12.10 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+62.06% -73.40%
SaaS
East of England

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

Cloud Services Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
74 40 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.34% 6.19% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 15
Average daily rate £425 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £375 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +69.49%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead -7 2 £438 -7.89% 1
SaaS
East of England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) SOAP
2 14 (53.85%) SOA
2 14 (53.85%) PaaS
2 14 (53.85%) REST
2 14 (53.85%) IaaS
3 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (46.15%) E-Commerce
4 12 (46.15%) Data Integration
5 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (42.31%) TDD
5 11 (42.31%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (42.31%) Service Delivery
5 11 (42.31%) C#
6 10 (38.46%) DevOps
6 10 (38.46%) SQL
6 10 (38.46%) NHS
6 10 (38.46%) Information Governance
6 10 (38.46%) WCF
7 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
8 8 (30.77%) .NET
8 8 (30.77%) MSMQ
8 8 (30.77%) Middleware
9 4 (15.38%) Oracle
9 4 (15.38%) IBM
10 3 (11.54%) VMware
10 3 (11.54%) Maximo
10 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
10 3 (11.54%) Citrix

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.85%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Maximo
2 1 (3.85%) BigMachines
2 1 (3.85%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 14 (53.85%) IaaS
1 14 (53.85%) PaaS
2 11 (42.31%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) GIS
2 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
2 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Architect
2 21 (80.77%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (42.31%) E-Commerce Architect
4 10 (38.46%) Cloud Architect
4 10 (38.46%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
5 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 6 (23.08%) Senior Architect
7 5 (19.23%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 4 (15.38%) Applications Architect
8 4 (15.38%) Integration Architect
9 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
10 2 (7.69%) Data Architect
10 2 (7.69%) Digital Architect
10 2 (7.69%) Digital Technical Architect
11 1 (3.85%) Developer
11 1 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 1 (3.85%) Senior Technical Architect
11 1 (3.85%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) REST
1 14 (53.85%) SOAP
2 10 (38.46%) WCF
3 8 (30.77%) .NET
3 8 (30.77%) Middleware
3 8 (30.77%) MSMQ
4 3 (11.54%) Web Services
5 1 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (3.85%) CSS
5 1 (3.85%) CSS3
5 1 (3.85%) HTML
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5
5 1 (3.85%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) Mason
5 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.85%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Data Integration
2 10 (38.46%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) SOA
2 12 (46.15%) E-Commerce
3 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) Service Delivery
3 11 (42.31%) TDD
4 10 (38.46%) DevOps
4 10 (38.46%) Information Governance
5 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) ETL
6 3 (11.54%) High Availability
6 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.85%) CRM
7 1 (3.85%) Front End Development
7 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Apex Code
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 4 (15.38%) IBM
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) ESRI
4 3 (11.54%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) Sitecore
6 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.85%) Siebel
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