The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 128 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.16% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.13% 15.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £41.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-44.99% +117.10%
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
32 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.14% 1.06% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 5
Average daily rate £240 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £270 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £505 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-52.41% +39.42%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -10 1 - - 2
Glasgow - - - - 2
Aberdeen - - - - 1
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Mason
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (66.67%) Force.com
1 2 (66.67%) Visualforce
1 2 (66.67%) Apex Code
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) SunGard

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (66.67%) Force.com
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Product Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Mason
1 2 (66.67%) Visualforce
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) SunGard