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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 93 96 83
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing SaaS 13 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.85% 0.37% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.87% 7.25% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
Median daily rate £488 £490 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.51% +22.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.05 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+22.18% -64.72%
SaaS
West Yorkshire

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
101 69 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.60% 5.13% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 42 22
Median daily rate £500 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £428 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 12 (75.00%) PaaS
2 11 (68.75%) DevOps
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) IaaS
4 9 (56.25%) Open Source
5 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
5 5 (31.25%) Coaching
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) User Stories
7 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Service Management
7 3 (18.75%) Web Services
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
8 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
8 2 (12.50%) Python
8 2 (12.50%) C++
8 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 2 (12.50%) ERP
8 2 (12.50%) Change Management
8 2 (12.50%) ITSM
8 2 (12.50%) Web Services Management
8 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 2 (12.50%) Games
8 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 2 (12.50%) Degree
8 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
8 2 (12.50%) SFIA
9 1 (6.25%) Line Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) Jetty
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 12 (75.00%) PaaS
2 10 (62.50%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (6.25%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) CTI
1 1 (6.25%) H.323
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
1 1 (6.25%) MSI
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) ERP Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) ERP Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) ITSM Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services Management
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) LAMP
3 1 (6.25%) WSDL
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (68.75%) DevOps
2 9 (56.25%) Open Source
3 5 (31.25%) Coaching
3 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) User Stories
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) ITSM
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 2 (12.50%) SFIA
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C++
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 2 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Avaya
1 1 (6.25%) Capita
1 1 (6.25%) Citrix
1 1 (6.25%) Genesys
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow