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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 59 61 76
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing SaaS 15 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.62% 0.78% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.73% 19.44% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 2
Average daily rate
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£360 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £475 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £421
% change year-on-year
- +0.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 - £40.00
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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 Reading region.

Cloud Services Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
66 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.11% 4.00% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 18
Average daily rate £425 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% -48.43%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 6 (28.57%) ServiceNow
2 5 (23.81%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) User Experience
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) HTML5
4 3 (14.29%) Axure RP
4 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 3 (14.29%) Web Services
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) MySQL
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) EMC
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (9.52%) Netcool
5 2 (9.52%) Remedy
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) PHP
5 2 (9.52%) Windows
5 2 (9.52%) XML
5 2 (9.52%) Workflow Management
5 2 (9.52%) CMS
5 2 (9.52%) Workflow

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) assyst
1 2 (9.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.76%) BigMachines
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) VoIP
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) MPLS
1 1 (4.76%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Axure RP
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
1 6 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Lead Architect
4 3 (14.29%) UX Designer
4 3 (14.29%) Designer
4 3 (14.29%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 3 (14.29%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Digital Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Report Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Service Management Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) JSON
3 2 (9.52%) REST
4 1 (4.76%) CSS3
4 1 (4.76%) Laravel
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.76%) Mason
4 1 (4.76%) RESTful
4 1 (4.76%) Visualforce
4 1 (4.76%) LAMP
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) SOAP
4 1 (4.76%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Social Media
3 1 (4.76%) DTV
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Wiki
3 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) CRM
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.52%) Workflow Management
3 2 (9.52%) Analytics
3 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Service Management
3 2 (9.52%) ITSM
3 2 (9.52%) MVC
3 2 (9.52%) Workflow
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) Web Analytics
4 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Web Development
4 1 (4.76%) Use Case
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) Apex Code
4 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) ServiceNow
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) EMC
3 2 (9.52%) Remedy
3 2 (9.52%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.76%) Eloqua
4 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Siebel