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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 121 121 120
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SaaS 27 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.90% 0.37% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.84% 14.67% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Median daily rate £450 £295 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -28.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £339 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.05 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.05 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+22.18% -64.72%
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
182 75 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.10% 2.51% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 43 9
Median daily rate £400 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £19.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £13.58 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.90 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +22 20 £450 - 2
Edinburgh -13 6 £450 +52.54% 2
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (48.84%) Finance
3 20 (46.51%) Waterfall
4 19 (44.19%) SDLC
5 18 (41.86%) PRINCE2
6 16 (37.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (37.21%) ServiceNow
7 15 (34.88%) Scrum
7 15 (34.88%) Service Management
7 15 (34.88%) ITIL
7 15 (34.88%) CA
7 15 (34.88%) HP
7 15 (34.88%) Remedy
7 15 (34.88%) Project Management
8 13 (30.23%) Change Control
8 13 (30.23%) Resource Management
9 11 (25.58%) .NET
10 10 (23.26%) SAP
11 6 (13.95%) Migration
11 6 (13.95%) PaaS
12 5 (11.63%) IaaS
12 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
13 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
13 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
14 3 (6.98%) Data Mapping
14 3 (6.98%) Presales
14 3 (6.98%) User Stories
14 3 (6.98%) Banking
14 3 (6.98%) Oracle
14 3 (6.98%) MS Visio

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:

Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) PaaS
2 5 (11.63%) IaaS
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
1 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Engagement Manager
2 10 (23.26%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) HR Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Business Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Data Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Data Migration Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Developer
6 3 (6.98%) HR Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Migration Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) SaaS Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Business Change Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 2 (4.65%) Environment Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) SaaS Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.65%) CSS
2 2 (4.65%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.33%) JSF
3 1 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.33%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (2.33%) REST
3 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) BYOD
3 1 (2.33%) CMDB
3 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) Waterfall
3 19 (44.19%) SDLC
4 18 (41.86%) PRINCE2
5 16 (37.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (34.88%) ITIL
6 15 (34.88%) Project Management
6 15 (34.88%) Scrum
6 15 (34.88%) Service Management
7 13 (30.23%) Change Control
7 13 (30.23%) Resource Management
8 6 (13.95%) Migration
9 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
10 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
10 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
11 3 (6.98%) Data Mapping
11 3 (6.98%) Presales
11 3 (6.98%) User Stories
12 2 (4.65%) High Availability
12 2 (4.65%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) Java
1 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) ServiceNow
2 15 (34.88%) CA
2 15 (34.88%) HP
2 15 (34.88%) Remedy
3 10 (23.26%) SAP
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.33%) VMware