The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 50 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing SaaS 8 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.33% 0.95% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.96% 5.15% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Median daily rate £438 £388 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £350 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £434 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
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 Oxfordshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
115 97 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 19.07% 18.48% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 76 46
Median daily rate £475 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £306 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £54.00 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+272.41% -42.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +3 4 £425 +21.42% 1
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (46.15%) Test Management
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
3 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 5 (38.46%) Confluence
3 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
3 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
3 5 (38.46%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Back Office
3 5 (38.46%) Network Design
3 5 (38.46%) JIRA
4 4 (30.77%) Matrix Management
4 4 (30.77%) SOA
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (23.08%) Perl
5 3 (23.08%) C++
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) Unix
5 3 (23.08%) LAN

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 5 (38.46%) Confluence
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (7.69%) Jetty
3 1 (7.69%) nginx
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (7.69%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.69%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Big Data
1 2 (15.38%) MariaDB
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (38.46%) Back Office
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Publishing
3 1 (7.69%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Test Manager
3 3 (23.08%) AWS Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Test Leader
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Migration Architect
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Architect
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Java Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) Kafka
4 1 (7.69%) LAMP
4 1 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (7.69%) Spring Boot
4 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
2 2 (15.38%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Debian
4 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Migration
1 6 (46.15%) Test Management
1 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
2 5 (38.46%) Network Design
2 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
2 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
3 4 (30.77%) Matrix Management
3 4 (30.77%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (30.77%) SOA
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Time Management
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Full Text Search
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) C++
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Gluster
2 1 (7.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) HAProxy
2 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Google
3 2 (15.38%) Percona
4 1 (7.69%) Apple