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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 79 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.32% 0.37% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.50% 18.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £421
% change year-on-year
- +0.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 - £40.00
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
24 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.55% 2.04% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 2
Average daily rate £350 £250 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £250 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £314 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% -48.43%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Teesside - 2 £550 -
Tyne and Wear -25 1 £675 - 2
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) iPaaS
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (33.33%) Django
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Play Framework
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) iPaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Digital Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Technical Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (33.33%) Django
1 1 (33.33%) Play Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Scala