The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 33 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.26% 0.73% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.06% 3.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £11.05

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
66 63 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 20.75% 23.08% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 48 31
Median daily rate £500 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-17.92% -8.25%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 February 2017, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Back Office
2 5 (55.56%) Network Design
2 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
3 4 (44.44%) Test Management
3 4 (44.44%) JIRA
3 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 4 (44.44%) Confluence
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) ISEB
4 3 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (33.33%) Matrix Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 4 (44.44%) Confluence
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
General
1 5 (55.56%) Back Office
2 2 (22.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) AWS Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Migration Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Architect
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Java Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SaaS Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Semantic Web
3 1 (11.11%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Network Design
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) Test Management
3 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Matrix Management
4 3 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Time Management
6 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 1 (11.11%) B2B
6 1 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Salesforce.com