The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 84 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.071% 0.091% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.70% 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £42.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-75.29% +112.50%
SaaS
North West

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
37 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.64% 1.09% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 8
Average daily rate £445 £375 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.66% +46.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £450 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -11.66%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Grunt
2 1 (25.00%) Bower
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) CasperJS
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Haml
2 1 (25.00%) Memcached
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (25.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Grunt
1 1 (25.00%) Bower
1 1 (25.00%) CasperJS
1 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) Haml
2 1 (25.00%) Memcached
2 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Underscore.js
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) PHP5
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP