The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 84 93 72
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Contract jobs citing SaaS 4 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.37% 0.28% 0.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.40% 3.54% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 9
Median daily rate £363 £500 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £11.05

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

Cloud Services Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
91 113 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.32% 7.89% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 88 39
Median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £96.05 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-17.92% -8.25%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 5 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) IaaS
2 5 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Service Management
2 5 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Dell
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (50.00%) PaaS
2 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) ITSM
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) SOAP
4 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) User Experience
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) IaaS
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (10.00%) Hudson
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) NUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Azure Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Digital Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SaaS Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior PHP Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) UML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) REST
1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) Struts
3 1 (10.00%) Apache CXF
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 5 (50.00%) Service Management
2 5 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) ITSM
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (20.00%) Product Management
5 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (20.00%) UML
5 2 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Dell
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) VMware