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 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 84 89 78
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing SaaS 2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% 0.28% 0.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.38% 4.12% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Median daily rate £363 £500 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -6.97%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £491 £450
% change year-on-year
-18.57% +9.16%
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 Leeds region.

Cloud Services Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
84 97 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.76% 6.75% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 70 35
Median daily rate £410 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £562 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +22.22%

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 21 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Service Management
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (55.56%) Translating Business Requirements
3 5 (55.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) IaaS
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (55.56%) PaaS
3 5 (55.56%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (55.56%) ITSM
3 5 (55.56%) Identity Management
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Dell
4 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 3 (33.33%) DevOps
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Games
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) Service Design
7 1 (11.11%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing

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 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) IaaS
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (55.56%) PaaS
2 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
1 1 (11.11%) Hudson
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Azure Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SaaS Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Strategy Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Apache CXF
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (55.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (66.67%) Service Management
2 5 (55.56%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (55.56%) Identity Management
2 5 (55.56%) ITSM
2 5 (55.56%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Dell
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) VMware