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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 62 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 9 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.99% 0.54% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.71% 5.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£675 £510 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £420
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -13.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £43.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-73.71% +118.75%
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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
35 112 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.87% 10.15% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 66 2
Average daily rate £540 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.05% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £350 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £510 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) TOGAF
2 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 6 (54.55%) Manufacturing
2 6 (54.55%) ERP
3 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) SAP
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) XSD
4 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (27.27%) Middleware
4 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
4 3 (27.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (27.27%) Web Analytics
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) JSON
4 3 (27.27%) WCF
4 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) Social Media
4 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (27.27%) REST
4 3 (27.27%) SIEM
4 3 (27.27%) Analytics
4 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (27.27%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Retail

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (9.09%) SAP CRM
2 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
2 1 (9.09%) SAP SRM
General
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
1 6 (54.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Lead Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Digital Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Business Architect
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Trainer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Trainer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) SOAP
2 3 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) XSD
2 3 (27.27%) Middleware
2 3 (27.27%) JSON
2 3 (27.27%) WCF
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Social Media
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) GIS
2 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) TOGAF
2 6 (54.55%) ERP
3 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
4 3 (27.27%) Web Analytics
4 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) SIEM
4 3 (27.27%) Analytics
4 3 (27.27%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) ClickSoftware Technologies