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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 77 102 83
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -19
Contract jobs citing SaaS 32 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.17% 0.065% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.92% 1.23% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 0 1
Median daily rate £500 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £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 £16.25 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+20.67% -64.28%
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
146 81 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.91% 5.30% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 62 19
Median daily rate £500 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £275 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £489 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £393 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.64% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £27.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-42.60% +83.33%

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 25 June 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (76.47%) PaaS
3 25 (73.53%) Open Source
4 23 (67.65%) Linux
5 22 (64.71%) IaaS
5 22 (64.71%) DevOps
6 19 (55.88%) ITIL
7 17 (50.00%) PRINCE2
8 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
9 13 (38.24%) C++
9 13 (38.24%) Python
10 12 (35.29%) Problem Management
11 10 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (29.41%) Puppet
11 10 (29.41%) Data Management
12 8 (23.53%) Middleware
13 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
14 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
14 6 (17.65%) Coaching
14 6 (17.65%) Web Services
15 5 (14.71%) Finance
15 5 (14.71%) Resource Management
16 4 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
16 4 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
16 4 (11.76%) Project Management
16 4 (11.76%) Service Management
16 4 (11.76%) Web Services Management
17 3 (8.82%) Change Management
17 3 (8.82%) Scrum

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 (2.94%) IIS
1 1 (2.94%) Jetty
1 1 (2.94%) nginx
1 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 26 (76.47%) PaaS
2 22 (64.71%) IaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.94%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (2.94%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) CTI
1 1 (2.94%) H.323
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) VoIP
1 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Architect
2 5 (14.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 5 (14.71%) Operations Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Senior DevOps
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) JavaScript Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Digital Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Database Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) ERP Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) ERP Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) ITSM Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Middleware
2 6 (17.65%) Web Services
3 4 (11.76%) Web Services Management
4 1 (2.94%) .NET
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.94%) jQuery
4 1 (2.94%) NHibernate
4 1 (2.94%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) CESG
1 3 (8.82%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (73.53%) Open Source
3 22 (64.71%) DevOps
4 19 (55.88%) ITIL
5 17 (50.00%) PRINCE2
6 12 (35.29%) Problem Management
7 10 (29.41%) Data Management
8 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (17.65%) Coaching
9 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
10 5 (14.71%) Resource Management
11 4 (11.76%) Project Management
11 4 (11.76%) Service Management
12 3 (8.82%) Change Management
12 3 (8.82%) Scrum
12 3 (8.82%) SDLC
12 3 (8.82%) SFIA
12 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
13 2 (5.88%) Line Management
13 2 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 13 (38.24%) C++
2 13 (38.24%) Python
3 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (8.82%) CISSP
3 3 (8.82%) CLAS
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
3 3 (8.82%) ISEB
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (29.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Avaya
1 1 (2.94%) Capita
1 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco
1 1 (2.94%) Citrix
1 1 (2.94%) F5
1 1 (2.94%) Genesys
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
1 1 (2.94%) VMware