The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 97 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -16
Contract jobs citing SaaS 11 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.78% 0.13% 0.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.10% 4.76% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Median daily rate £506 £675 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £414
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £33.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year
-41.46% -26.37%
SaaS
England

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

Cloud Services Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
78 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.56% 2.65% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 15 4
Median daily rate £450 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.60 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +92.30%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in the North East

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -39 11 £506 -25.00% 4
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 North East region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 13 (92.86%) PaaS
2 11 (78.57%) IaaS
2 11 (78.57%) DevOps
3 10 (71.43%) Open Source
3 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (64.29%) ITIL
4 9 (64.29%) PRINCE2
5 7 (50.00%) Problem Management
6 5 (35.71%) Change Management
6 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (35.71%) Python
7 4 (28.57%) C++
7 4 (28.57%) Service Management
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (21.43%) SFIA
8 3 (21.43%) Finance
9 2 (14.29%) Java
9 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
10 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
10 1 (7.14%) Puppet
10 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
10 1 (7.14%) Eloqua
10 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (7.14%) Jetty
10 1 (7.14%) Mason
10 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
10 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
10 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) Jetty
1 1 (7.14%) nginx
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) BigMachines
1 1 (7.14%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 13 (92.86%) PaaS
2 11 (78.57%) IaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (7.14%) Google App Engine
3 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) FTP
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) IPsec
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (7.14%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Author
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Junior
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Digital Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Author
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Writer
3 1 (7.14%) UI Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) Mason
1 1 (7.14%) Servlets
1 1 (7.14%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) DevOps
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Open Source
3 9 (64.29%) ITIL
3 9 (64.29%) PRINCE2
4 7 (50.00%) Problem Management
5 5 (35.71%) Change Management
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (28.57%) Service Management
7 3 (21.43%) SFIA
8 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 1 (7.14%) CRM
9 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
9 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (7.14%) Web Development
9 1 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
1 5 (35.71%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) Apex Code
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.14%) Siebel
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
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