The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 97 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 6 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.34% 0.52% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.00% 14.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£650 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £43.75 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +63.55%
SaaS
Yorkshire

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

Cloud Services Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
40 57 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.25% 3.71% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 39 0
Average daily rate £393 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -37.36%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 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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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
Leeds -8 6 £650 +147.61% 5
Wetherby - - - -
Bingley - - - -
Bradford - - - -
SaaS
Yorkshire

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Play Framework
3 2 (25.00%) Django
3 2 (25.00%) Scala
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) MCSA
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) VMS
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 1 (12.50%) Force.com
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Law
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Play Framework
1 2 (25.00%) Django
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Visualforce
2 1 (12.50%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) VMS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) WFM
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Product Management
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) Scala
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) NetApp
1 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (12.50%) VMware