The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 72 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.093% 0.39% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.35% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £450 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+160.00% -
Cloud Services Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
23 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.14% 2.72% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 0
Average daily rate £400 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
SaaS
Berkshire

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 18 April 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 2 (33.33%) ERP
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) Line 50
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (16.67%) OpenUP
2 1 (16.67%) EasyMock
2 1 (16.67%) Ganglia
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) CFEngine
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) HTML

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Line 50
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) EasyMock
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Law
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Training Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle HR Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Ajax
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Struts
1 1 (16.67%) JMS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) OpenUP
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ganglia
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) CFEngine
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Epicor
2 1 (16.67%) Sage