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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 92 89 91
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing SaaS 16 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.96% 0.93% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.56% 13.74% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 3
Median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £398 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £36.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-64.38% +46.00%
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
187 131 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.18% 6.75% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 81 35
Median daily rate £425 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £302 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +44.73%

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 8 December 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 10 (41.67%) PaaS
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (33.33%) IaaS
2 8 (33.33%) Web Design
2 8 (33.33%) PHP
2 8 (33.33%) Web Services
2 8 (33.33%) OO
2 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (33.33%) OOD
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (25.00%) SOA
3 6 (25.00%) Apache
3 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) OOP
3 6 (25.00%) MySQL
3 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 6 (25.00%) LAMP
3 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (25.00%) RESTful
3 6 (25.00%) Zend
3 6 (25.00%) Zend Framework
4 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
4 5 (20.83%) SAP
5 4 (16.67%) .NET
5 4 (16.67%) C#
5 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.67%) ERP
5 4 (16.67%) Ariba
5 4 (16.67%) SAP BW

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 (25.00%) Apache
1 6 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Project
2 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) SAP ERP
1 4 (16.67%) SAP GRC
1 4 (16.67%) SAP HR
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (8.33%) SAP BPC
3 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) PaaS
2 8 (33.33%) IaaS
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.67%) SAP BW
3 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.50%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
2 2 (8.33%) MSI
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.17%) Protractor
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Architect
2 11 (45.83%) Developer
3 10 (41.67%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (25.00%) PHP Developer
5 4 (16.67%) LAMP Developer
5 4 (16.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 4 (16.67%) SAP Architect
5 4 (16.67%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 4 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 4 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Azure Architect
6 3 (12.50%) ERP Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 3 (12.50%) SAP BW Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 2 (8.33%) SAP BPC Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) Web Services
2 6 (25.00%) LAMP
2 6 (25.00%) RESTful
2 6 (25.00%) Zend Framework
3 4 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (12.50%) CSS
4 3 (12.50%) React
5 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.33%) Aurelia
5 2 (8.33%) Backbone.js
5 2 (8.33%) Durandal
5 2 (8.33%) EJS
5 2 (8.33%) HTML
5 2 (8.33%) Jinja
5 2 (8.33%) jQuery
5 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (8.33%) LESS
5 2 (8.33%) Pug
5 2 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) User Experience
4 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.17%) Fintech
5 1 (4.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) OO
1 8 (33.33%) OOD
1 8 (33.33%) Web Design
2 6 (25.00%) OOP
2 6 (25.00%) SOA
3 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
4 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.67%) ERP
4 4 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) Data Management
5 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) PHP
2 4 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby
4 2 (8.33%) TypeScript
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Zend
3 5 (20.83%) SAP
4 4 (16.67%) Ariba
4 4 (16.67%) Concur
5 2 (8.33%) Google
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com