The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 66 72 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing SaaS 2 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 0.49% 1.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.00% 4.63% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £375 £395 £713
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -44.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £11.05

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
100 108 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.93% 10.67% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 72 12
Median daily rate £450 £419 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £338 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £10.25 £16.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.93% -15.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -8.25%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) People Management
2 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Workday
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Security
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Saba
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
1 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Data Scientist
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) HR Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) HR Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Transformation Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) B2B
1 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
1 1 (16.67%) Data Security
1 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (16.67%) ERP
1 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
1 1 (16.67%) People Management
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Predictive Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Saba
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) Workday