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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 92 106 74
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -32
Contract jobs citing SaaS 15 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.03% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.95% 2.50% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 1
Median daily rate £513 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.25% -13.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £419 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £27.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-27.37% +18.99%
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
137 80 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.42% 4.84% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 62 13
Median daily rate £500 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £340 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £561 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.82% +31.42%

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 29 August 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (78.79%) PaaS
3 25 (75.76%) Open Source
4 23 (69.70%) Linux
5 22 (66.67%) IaaS
5 22 (66.67%) DevOps
6 19 (57.58%) ITIL
7 17 (51.52%) PRINCE2
8 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
9 13 (39.39%) C++
9 13 (39.39%) Python
10 12 (36.36%) Problem Management
11 10 (30.30%) Data Management
11 10 (30.30%) Puppet
11 10 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (24.24%) Middleware
13 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
14 6 (18.18%) Finance
14 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
14 6 (18.18%) Coaching
15 5 (15.15%) Resource Management
15 5 (15.15%) Web Services
16 4 (12.12%) Service Management
16 4 (12.12%) Web Services Management
16 4 (12.12%) Project Management
16 4 (12.12%) BPSS Clearance
16 4 (12.12%) Disclosure Scotland
17 3 (9.09%) SDLC
17 3 (9.09%) SFIA

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 1 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) Jetty
1 1 (3.03%) nginx
1 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 26 (78.79%) PaaS
2 22 (66.67%) IaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 5 (15.15%) Operations Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Senior DevOps
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) JavaScript Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Digital Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Database Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) ERP Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) ERP Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) ITSM Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) Middleware
2 5 (15.15%) Web Services
3 4 (12.12%) Web Services Management
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) NHibernate
4 1 (3.03%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) CESG
1 3 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (75.76%) Open Source
3 22 (66.67%) DevOps
4 19 (57.58%) ITIL
5 17 (51.52%) PRINCE2
6 12 (36.36%) Problem Management
7 10 (30.30%) Data Management
8 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (18.18%) Coaching
9 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
10 5 (15.15%) Resource Management
11 4 (12.12%) Project Management
11 4 (12.12%) Service Management
12 3 (9.09%) Change Management
12 3 (9.09%) ITSM
12 3 (9.09%) Scrum
12 3 (9.09%) SDLC
12 3 (9.09%) SFIA
12 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
13 2 (6.06%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
2 13 (39.39%) C++
2 13 (39.39%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (9.09%) CISSP
3 3 (9.09%) CLAS
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 3 (9.09%) ISEB
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (30.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco
1 1 (3.03%) F5
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
1 1 (3.03%) VMware