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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 60 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.95% 0.30% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.81% 4.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£800 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £42.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-75.29% +112.50%
SaaS
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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
31 61 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.70% 6.06% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 7
Average daily rate £425 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £550 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 27 January 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 8 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (50.00%) ERP
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 4 (33.33%) SOAP
4 4 (33.33%) WCF
5 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Modelling
5 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 3 (25.00%) Social Media
5 3 (25.00%) Analytics
5 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) SIEM
5 3 (25.00%) Coaching
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) JSON
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (25.00%) Web Analytics
5 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (25.00%) Middleware
5 3 (25.00%) XSD
5 3 (25.00%) SAP
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) CRM
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (8.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (8.33%) SAP SRM
2 1 (8.33%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Digital Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Architect
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Architect
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Trainer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Trainer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) SOAP
2 4 (33.33%) WCF
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (25.00%) REST
3 3 (25.00%) JSON
3 3 (25.00%) Middleware
3 3 (25.00%) XSD
4 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (8.33%) LINQ
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Social Media
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 6 (50.00%) ERP
3 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) SIEM
4 3 (25.00%) Coaching
4 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (25.00%) Web Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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