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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 92 106 73
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -33
Contract jobs citing SaaS 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.51% 0.12% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.43% 2.33% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £525 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -13.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £439
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-39.66% +10.17%
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
129 86 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.47% 5.27% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 54 16
Median daily rate £525 £501 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +43.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £560 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 September 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 31 (79.49%) PaaS
2 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (69.23%) IaaS
4 25 (64.10%) Open Source
5 24 (61.54%) DevOps
6 23 (58.97%) ITIL
6 23 (58.97%) Linux
7 17 (43.59%) PRINCE2
8 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
9 13 (33.33%) C++
9 13 (33.33%) Python
10 12 (30.77%) Problem Management
11 11 (28.21%) Finance
12 10 (25.64%) Data Management
12 10 (25.64%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (25.64%) Puppet
13 8 (20.51%) Middleware
13 8 (20.51%) Service Management
14 7 (17.95%) ITSM
14 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
15 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
15 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
15 6 (15.38%) Coaching
15 6 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
15 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
15 6 (15.38%) VMware
15 6 (15.38%) TOGAF
15 6 (15.38%) Microsoft

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 (2.56%) IIS
1 1 (2.56%) Jetty
1 1 (2.56%) nginx
1 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 31 (79.49%) PaaS
2 27 (69.23%) IaaS
3 5 (12.82%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (12.82%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Developer
4 4 (10.26%) JavaScript Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Digital Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Azure Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Database Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) ERP Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) ERP Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) ITSM Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Middleware
2 5 (12.82%) Web Services
3 4 (10.26%) Web Services Management
4 1 (2.56%) .NET
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.56%) jQuery
4 1 (2.56%) NHibernate
4 1 (2.56%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 6 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (7.69%) CESG
2 3 (7.69%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (64.10%) Open Source
3 24 (61.54%) DevOps
4 23 (58.97%) ITIL
5 17 (43.59%) PRINCE2
6 12 (30.77%) Problem Management
7 10 (25.64%) Data Management
8 8 (20.51%) Service Management
9 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (17.95%) ITSM
10 6 (15.38%) Coaching
10 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
10 6 (15.38%) TOGAF
10 6 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
11 5 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (12.82%) Identity Management
11 5 (12.82%) Resource Management
12 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (10.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
2 13 (33.33%) C++
2 13 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (7.69%) CISSP
3 3 (7.69%) CLAS
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 3 (7.69%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
1 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (25.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 6 (15.38%) VMware
2 5 (12.82%) Dell
3 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) F5
3 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow