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 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 65 80 98
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +18
Contract jobs citing SaaS 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.51% 5.56% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£508 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.87% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £240 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £460 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £44.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +70.19%
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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
57 54 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.58% 5.31% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 43 5
Average daily rate £470 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £269 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-4.87% -26.78%

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
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 September 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 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Open Source
3 4 (44.44%) JBehave
3 4 (44.44%) CCXML
3 4 (44.44%) Maven
3 4 (44.44%) Selenium
3 4 (44.44%) VXML
3 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
3 4 (44.44%) HTTP
3 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 4 (44.44%) JUnit
3 4 (44.44%) JMS
3 4 (44.44%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) Ant
4 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (33.33%) Gradle
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) SIEM
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (22.22%) Coaching
5 2 (22.22%) WCF
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Middleware
5 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) SQL

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) MS Access
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JUnit
1 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
1 4 (44.44%) JBehave
2 3 (33.33%) Gradle
2 3 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (11.11%) RSpec
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Architect
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) JMS
2 4 (44.44%) VXML
2 4 (44.44%) CCXML
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) Middleware
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) SIEM
2 2 (22.22%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) C#
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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