The first table below looks at the demand for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Southampton 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 41 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.87% 0.32% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.67% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £421 £419
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%
Cloud Services Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
18 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.20% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 0
Average daily rate £365 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
SaaS
Hampshire

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

SaaS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (33.33%) PostGIS

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) PostGIS
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware