The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Oxford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 29 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.41% - 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.50% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £280 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+160.00% -
Cloud Services Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.32% 0.40% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Average daily rate £538 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £350 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £709 £350 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
SaaS
Oxfordshire

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 23 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (75.00%) ColdFusion
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Drupal
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) CMS

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (75.00%) ColdFusion
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) ColdFusion Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) UML
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
1 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree