The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 127 117 132
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing SaaS 11 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 0.66% 0.036%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.32% 25.30% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 0
Median daily rate £375 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £18.75 -
% change year-on-year
+4.58% -
SaaS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Cloud Services Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
118 83 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.61% 2.60% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 40 22
Median daily rate £375 £363 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.51% -5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £185 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-29.54% +29.41%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SaaS across the Scotland region.

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Scotland region.

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -6 5 £475 -1.04% 3
Edinburgh -6 3 £375 -1.63% 2
Dundee - 2 £225 -
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) Finance
3 13 (34.21%) .NET
4 11 (28.95%) SAP
5 10 (26.32%) Waterfall
5 10 (26.32%) SDLC
6 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2
6 8 (21.05%) Scrum
7 6 (15.79%) ServiceNow
7 6 (15.79%) Service Management
7 6 (15.79%) Java
7 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
8 5 (13.16%) Oracle
8 5 (13.16%) ITIL
8 5 (13.16%) Project Management
8 5 (13.16%) Remedy
9 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
9 4 (10.53%) SOA
9 4 (10.53%) Banking
9 4 (10.53%) Migration
9 4 (10.53%) Data Migration
9 4 (10.53%) PaaS
10 3 (7.89%) User Stories
10 3 (7.89%) Open Source
10 3 (7.89%) Change Control
10 3 (7.89%) User Experience
10 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (7.89%) Data Structures
10 3 (7.89%) Data Mapping

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (5.26%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) PaaS
2 2 (5.26%) IaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (5.26%) QGIS
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Advertising
3 2 (5.26%) Games
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Architect
2 7 (18.42%) HR Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) HR Business Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Data Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Data Migration Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Engagement Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Migration Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) SaaS Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Business Change Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 2 (5.26%) Change Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Environment Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Process Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) SaaS Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.26%) CSS
3 2 (5.26%) HTML
3 2 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (5.26%) WebGL
3 2 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.63%) JSF
4 1 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.63%) Middleware
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.63%) PrimeFaces
4 1 (2.63%) REST
4 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.89%) Data Structures
1 3 (7.89%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.63%) BYOD
3 1 (2.63%) CMDB
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Android
1 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.26%) Unix
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) SDLC
2 10 (26.32%) Waterfall
3 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2
3 8 (21.05%) Scrum
4 6 (15.79%) Service Management
4 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
5 5 (13.16%) ITIL
5 5 (13.16%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.53%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.53%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) SOA
7 3 (7.89%) Change Control
7 3 (7.89%) Data Mapping
7 3 (7.89%) MVC
7 3 (7.89%) Open Source
7 3 (7.89%) TDD
7 3 (7.89%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) Java
2 3 (7.89%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) C++
3 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) Lua
3 2 (5.26%) Python
3 2 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (2.63%) C
4 1 (2.63%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) SAP
2 6 (15.79%) ServiceNow
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 5 (13.16%) Remedy
4 3 (7.89%) CA
4 3 (7.89%) HP
4 3 (7.89%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.63%) RedGate
6 1 (2.63%) VMware
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago