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 29 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 111 96 93
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing SaaS 6 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.31% 0.40% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.98% 15.22% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£490 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £403 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.59% -5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £45.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-26.37% +24.65%
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
86 46 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.38% 2.60% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 21 61
Average daily rate £375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £10.50 £23.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -52.29%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
Leeds -10 4 £490 +22.50% 2
Bradford - 2 - -
SaaS
Yorkshire

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) MySQL
3 4 (28.57%) Ruby
3 4 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (28.57%) Django
3 4 (28.57%) Scala
3 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 4 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 4 (28.57%) Software Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) User Stories
3 4 (28.57%) Play Framework
4 3 (21.43%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) UNIX
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) WLAN
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) PaaS
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Node.js
1 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) PaaS
1 2 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WLAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
1 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 4 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Digital Architect
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (28.57%) Django
1 4 (28.57%) Play Framework
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) Ajax
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) Mustache
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (7.14%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) Software Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) User Stories
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Ruby
1 4 (28.57%) Scala
2 3 (21.43%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) KVM
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) VMware
1 1 (7.14%) BMC