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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 66 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing SaaS 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.70% 0.095% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.77% 4.00% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£625 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +2.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.10 £45.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-73.40% +37.87%
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
65 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.48% 2.37% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 18
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £320 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £334
% change year-on-year
- +19.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £16.53
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -15.30%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 (64.29%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (42.86%) HTML5
4 5 (35.71%) Social Media
4 5 (35.71%) REST
4 5 (35.71%) Analytics
4 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
4 5 (35.71%) Web Analytics
4 5 (35.71%) JSON
4 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
4 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
4 5 (35.71%) ERP
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) SAP
6 3 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) ServiceNow
6 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
7 2 (14.29%) LANDesk
7 2 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 2 (14.29%) Workflow Management
7 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (14.29%) assyst
7 2 (14.29%) Workflow
7 2 (14.29%) ITSM
7 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 2 (14.29%) EMC
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (14.29%) assyst
3 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
3 1 (7.14%) SAP SRM
3 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
1 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Digital Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Report Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Trainer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Business Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Trainer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) HTML5
3 5 (35.71%) REST
3 5 (35.71%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) LAMP
5 1 (7.14%) LINQ
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
5 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
5 1 (7.14%) WCF
5 1 (7.14%) CSS3
5 1 (7.14%) Laravel
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Social Media
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (35.71%) Analytics
2 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
2 5 (35.71%) Web Analytics
2 5 (35.71%) ERP
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow Management
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 2 (14.29%) ITSM
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) SAP
1 3 (21.43%) ServiceNow
2 2 (14.29%) LANDesk
2 2 (14.29%) EMC
2 2 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) ClickSoftware Technologies