The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank - - 28
Contract jobs citing SaaS 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - 0.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category - - 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £403
% change year-on-year
- +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £22.69 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+18.99% -44.99%
SaaS
Oxfordshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
72 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 19.41% 1.83% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 3 4
Average daily rate £431 £488 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +25.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Metrics
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) ColdBox
4 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) ColdFusion
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) SQL

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) ColdFusion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) ColdFusion Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSLT
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) ColdBox
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Metrics
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft