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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 85 89 91
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing SaaS 8 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.60% 0.67% 0.069%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.16% 10.43% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 1
Median daily rate £425 £408 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +23.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.90 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £11.05

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
155 115 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.54% 6.40% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 69 39
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £20.20 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -8.25%

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 February 2017.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Web Design
2 8 (32.00%) PHP
2 8 (32.00%) Web Services
2 8 (32.00%) OO
2 8 (32.00%) OOD
3 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (28.00%) MySQL
3 7 (28.00%) Project Management
3 7 (28.00%) PaaS
4 6 (24.00%) SAP GRC
4 6 (24.00%) RESTful
4 6 (24.00%) SAP ERP
4 6 (24.00%) Zend
4 6 (24.00%) Zend Framework
4 6 (24.00%) SAP Implementation
4 6 (24.00%) SAP
4 6 (24.00%) ERP
4 6 (24.00%) Apache
4 6 (24.00%) Linux
4 6 (24.00%) OOP
4 6 (24.00%) LAMP
4 6 (24.00%) Ariba
4 6 (24.00%) SAP BW
4 6 (24.00%) SuccessFactors
4 6 (24.00%) Concur
5 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (20.00%) SAP HR
5 5 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 5 (20.00%) IaaS

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 2 (8.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) Drupal
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Project
2 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) SAP ERP
1 6 (24.00%) SAP GRC
2 5 (20.00%) SAP HR
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (8.00%) SAP BPC
4 1 (4.00%) Magento
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) PaaS
2 6 (24.00%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (20.00%) IaaS
4 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) MySQL
2 6 (24.00%) SAP BW
3 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.00%) Big Data
5 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
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 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Architect
3 6 (24.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (24.00%) SAP Architect
3 6 (24.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 6 (24.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.00%) ERP Architect
4 4 (16.00%) LAMP Developer
4 4 (16.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Contracts Manager
5 3 (12.00%) SAP BW Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
6 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (8.00%) SAP BPC Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
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
2 3 (12.00%) User Experience
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.00%) Fintech
4 1 (4.00%) Life Science
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 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (28.00%) Project Management
3 6 (24.00%) ERP
3 6 (24.00%) OOP
3 6 (24.00%) SAP Implementation
4 5 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (12.00%) Data Management
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) High Availability
6 2 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (8.00%) Open Source
6 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) PHP
2 4 (16.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) C
4 2 (8.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
4 2 (8.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Ariba
1 6 (24.00%) Concur
1 6 (24.00%) SAP
1 6 (24.00%) Zend
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) Google
4 2 (8.00%) Wyse
5 1 (4.00%) ATG
5 1 (4.00%) hybris
5 1 (4.00%) Sybase
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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