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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 89 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing SaaS 4 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.28% 0.88% 0.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.12% 20.41% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 2
Average daily rate £500 £650 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +147.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £700 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.05 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -74.00%
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
97 49 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.81% 4.31% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 37 47
Average daily rate £425 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £304 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £180.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-15.56% +30.62%

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
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 13 February 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) IaaS
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) PaaS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Eloqua
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) BigMachines
1 1 (20.00%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (20.00%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) CTI
1 1 (20.00%) H.323
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) MSI
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
1 1 (20.00%) Mason
1 1 (20.00%) Visualforce
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) WSDL
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Code Coverage
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Apex Code
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Avaya
1 1 (20.00%) Capita
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Genesys
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (20.00%) Siebel