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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 91 107 99
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing SaaS 7 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.48% 0.41% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.60% 5.52% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 9
Median daily rate £363 £575 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.95% -11.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £11.05

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
125 145 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.64% 7.38% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 109 54
Median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £620 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
Leeds +6 4 £363 -27.50% 5
Halifax - 3 - -
SaaS
Yorkshire

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 10 (66.67%) PaaS
1 10 (66.67%) IaaS
1 10 (66.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (53.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (46.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 7 (46.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) Identity Management
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) Dell
3 7 (46.67%) DNS
3 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) Service Management
5 5 (33.33%) SOA
5 5 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (33.33%) Analytics
6 4 (26.67%) Big Data
6 4 (26.67%) DevOps
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) ITSM
7 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (20.00%) Data Management
7 3 (20.00%) TOGAF

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 3 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) IaaS
1 10 (66.67%) PaaS
2 7 (46.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Big Data
2 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (20.00%) QlikView
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
1 1 (6.67%) Hudson
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
1 1 (6.67%) NUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Azure Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Data Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Architect
4 2 (13.33%) SaaS Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Digital Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
5 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Migration Architect
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior PHP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) REST
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (13.33%) Spring
3 2 (13.33%) Struts
4 1 (6.67%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (13.33%) User Experience
5 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
5 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (46.67%) Identity Management
2 7 (46.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 5 (33.33%) Analytics
3 5 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (33.33%) Service Management
3 5 (33.33%) SOA
4 4 (26.67%) DevOps
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) ITSM
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) Data Management
5 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (20.00%) Data Security
5 3 (20.00%) ETL
5 3 (20.00%) Information Security
5 3 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Dell
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle