The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 78 87 89
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing SaaS 12 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.89% 1.05% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.23% 15.27% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 2
Median daily rate £425 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £314 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £491 £450
% change year-on-year
-18.57% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £10.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Cloud Services Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
166 131 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.34% 6.88% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 76 37
Median daily rate £400 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SaaS across the Manchester region.

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 10 (40.00%) PaaS
2 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (32.00%) OO
3 8 (32.00%) OOD
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (32.00%) PHP
3 8 (32.00%) Web Services
3 8 (32.00%) Web Design
3 8 (32.00%) IaaS
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (28.00%) Finance
4 7 (28.00%) MySQL
5 6 (24.00%) Linux
5 6 (24.00%) OOP
5 6 (24.00%) SOA
5 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (24.00%) Apache
5 6 (24.00%) LAMP
5 6 (24.00%) RESTful
5 6 (24.00%) Zend
5 6 (24.00%) Zend Framework
6 5 (20.00%) SAP ERP
6 5 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
6 5 (20.00%) SAP GRC
6 5 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (20.00%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (20.00%) Concur
6 5 (20.00%) Project Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (24.00%) Apache
2 5 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (4.00%) Drupal
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Project
2 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) SAP ERP
1 5 (20.00%) SAP GRC
1 5 (20.00%) SAP HR
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (8.00%) SAP BPC
3 1 (4.00%) Magento
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) PaaS
2 8 (32.00%) IaaS
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (20.00%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) MySQL
2 5 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.00%) Subversion
2 2 (8.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (8.00%) MSI
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.00%) Protractor
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Architect
2 11 (44.00%) Developer
3 10 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (24.00%) PHP Developer
5 5 (20.00%) SAP Architect
5 5 (20.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 4 (16.00%) ERP Architect
6 4 (16.00%) LAMP Developer
6 4 (16.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Technical Architect
6 4 (16.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Azure Architect
7 3 (12.00%) SAP BW Architect
7 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
8 2 (8.00%) Senior Architect
8 2 (8.00%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Web Services
2 6 (24.00%) LAMP
2 6 (24.00%) RESTful
2 6 (24.00%) Zend Framework
3 4 (16.00%) .NET
4 3 (12.00%) CSS
4 3 (12.00%) React
5 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.00%) Aurelia
5 2 (8.00%) Backbone.js
5 2 (8.00%) Durandal
5 2 (8.00%) EJS
5 2 (8.00%) HTML
5 2 (8.00%) Jinja
5 2 (8.00%) jQuery
5 2 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (8.00%) LESS
5 2 (8.00%) Pug
5 2 (8.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) User Experience
3 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) OO
1 8 (32.00%) OOD
1 8 (32.00%) Web Design
2 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (24.00%) OOP
2 6 (24.00%) SOA
3 5 (20.00%) ERP
3 5 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (12.00%) Data Management
5 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) PHP
2 4 (16.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
4 2 (8.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Zend
3 5 (20.00%) Ariba
3 5 (20.00%) Concur
3 5 (20.00%) SAP
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) Google
6 1 (4.00%) ATG
6 1 (4.00%) hybris