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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 59 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Contract jobs citing SaaS 2 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.31% 2.24% 1.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.28% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
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£475 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £403 £413
% change year-on-year
+10.55% -2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.05 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-75.44% +125.00%
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
61 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.37% 4.47% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 18 7
Average daily rate £425 £433 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +23.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -30.66%

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 2 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Abingdon - - - - 3
Bicester - - - -
Faringdon - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (46.15%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (38.46%) Mason
3 5 (38.46%) Force.com
3 5 (38.46%) Visualforce
3 5 (38.46%) Apex Code
3 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
4 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 4 (30.77%) CRM
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (7.69%) Publishing
7 1 (7.69%) Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
7 1 (7.69%) Workflow
7 1 (7.69%) Finance
7 1 (7.69%) Service Management
7 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) HTML
7 1 (7.69%) Magento
7 1 (7.69%) ColdBox
7 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 1 (7.69%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (38.46%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (7.69%) ColdFusion Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Visualforce
1 5 (38.46%) Mason
2 1 (7.69%) ColdBox
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) CSS3
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) XSLT
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
6 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (7.69%) Workflow
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) UML
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
1 5 (38.46%) Apex Code
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) ATG
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Siebel