The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 48 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing SaaS 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.22% 1.06% 0.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% 14.71% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £283 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £425 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £44.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +70.19%
SaaS
South East

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

Cloud Services Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
28 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.87% 7.20% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 5
Average daily rate £338 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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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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
Oxford -3 1 £360 +22.03% 3
Wallingford - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Banbury - - - -
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 6 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) XML
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Mason
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (26.67%) ColdFusion
3 4 (26.67%) Apex Code
3 4 (26.67%) Force.com
3 4 (26.67%) Visualforce
3 4 (26.67%) Couchbase
4 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) MySQL
4 3 (20.00%) SOAP
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) Ajax
5 2 (13.33%) Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (13.33%) QA
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) XSLT

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 4 (26.67%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (26.67%) Force.com
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Couchbase
3 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) ColdFusion Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Software Development Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Development Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) Mason
2 4 (26.67%) Visualforce
3 3 (20.00%) SOAP
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (13.33%) XSLT
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (6.67%) ColdBox
5 1 (6.67%) CSS3
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) WCF
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) JSON
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Social Media
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) MVC
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) UML
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) MVVM
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Kanban
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) Apex Code
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Bloomberg
3 1 (6.67%) Telerik
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