The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.27% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.16% -5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £38.75
SaaS
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Cloud Services Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
24 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.50% 0.54% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Average daily rate £300 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +54.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £293
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +32.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -53.03%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SaaS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (100.00%) CloudFront
1 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (100.00%) CloudFront
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps