The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 58 73 70
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs citing SaaS 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.89% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.90% 9.52% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£600 £463 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.72% +9.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £453 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £473 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £45.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-26.37% +24.65%
SaaS
Berkshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
62 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.91% 2.13% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 17
Average daily rate £410 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £306 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -51.92%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Reading region.

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 9 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) TOGAF
3 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 6 (33.33%) HTML5
4 5 (27.78%) Social Media
4 5 (27.78%) Analytics
4 5 (27.78%) ServiceNow
4 5 (27.78%) JSON
4 5 (27.78%) REST
4 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
4 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
4 5 (27.78%) Web Analytics
4 5 (27.78%) ERP
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 3 (16.67%) Web Services
6 3 (16.67%) SAP
6 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Workflow Management
7 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (11.11%) assyst
7 2 (11.11%) Workflow
7 2 (11.11%) Service Management
7 2 (11.11%) ITSM
7 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.11%) EMC
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (5.56%) OpenStack
1 1 (5.56%) Node.js
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (11.11%) assyst
2 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (5.56%) SAP SRM
3 1 (5.56%) SAP ERP
3 1 (5.56%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) OpenFlow
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Digital Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Report Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Architect
5 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) UX Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Designer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Trainer
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) HTML5
3 5 (27.78%) JSON
3 5 (27.78%) REST
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.56%) CSS3
6 1 (5.56%) Laravel
6 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.56%) LINQ
6 1 (5.56%) jQuery
6 1 (5.56%) RESTful
6 1 (5.56%) WCF
6 1 (5.56%) SOAP
6 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Social Media
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) TOGAF
2 5 (27.78%) Analytics
2 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
2 5 (27.78%) Web Analytics
2 5 (27.78%) ERP
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow Management
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) ITSM
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Use Case
5 1 (5.56%) Kanban
5 1 (5.56%) OOP
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) ServiceNow
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) EMC
3 2 (11.11%) Remedy
3 2 (11.11%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.56%) ClickSoftware Technologies