The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 104 78 72
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -6
Contract jobs citing SaaS 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.064% 0.18% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.28% 5.71% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.16% -5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £38.75
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
78 35 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.97% 3.12% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 21 66
Average daily rate £375 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £312 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £293
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +32.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -53.03%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (44.44%) Ruby
3 4 (44.44%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (44.44%) MySQL
3 4 (44.44%) Django
3 4 (44.44%) Scala
3 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
3 4 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
3 4 (44.44%) Software Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) User Stories
3 4 (44.44%) Play Framework
4 2 (22.22%) IaaS
4 2 (22.22%) PaaS
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Subversion
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) XHTML

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (11.11%) Node.js
1 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) PaaS
1 2 (22.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
1 4 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Digital Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Django
1 4 (44.44%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (44.44%) Play Framework
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) Mustache
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XHTML
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) Software Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Ruby
1 4 (44.44%) Scala
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) QEMU
1 1 (11.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) VMware