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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 71 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +4
Contract jobs citing SaaS 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.28% 1.33% 0.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.87% 25.00% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £403
% change year-on-year
- +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £22.69 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+18.99% -44.99%
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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
107 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.99% 5.31% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 23 15
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £218 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
1 4 (40.00%) Service Management
1 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (40.00%) Publishing
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Metrics
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Time Management
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) CMS
2 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) ColdBox
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (30.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (40.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (10.00%) ColdFusion Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) ColdBox
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Metrics
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Service Management
1 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (30.00%) Time Management
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft