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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 117 96 97
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Contract jobs citing SaaS 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.094% 0.24% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.08% 9.76% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.16% -5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £38.75
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
96 41 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.53% 2.42% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 21 69
Average daily rate £400 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £312 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £293
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +32.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £23.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -53.03%

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
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 3 July 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 -26 1 - - 2
Bradford - 1 - - 1
SaaS
Yorkshire

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
3 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (36.36%) MySQL
3 4 (36.36%) Ruby
3 4 (36.36%) Django
3 4 (36.36%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (36.36%) Scala
3 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
3 4 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
3 4 (36.36%) User Stories
3 4 (36.36%) Play Framework
4 3 (27.27%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) UNIX
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) IaaS
5 2 (18.18%) PaaS
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Node.js
1 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
1 2 (18.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
1 4 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Digital Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Digital Technical Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Digital Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Django
1 4 (36.36%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (36.36%) Play Framework
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XHTML
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) Mustache
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
3 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITSM
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Ruby
1 4 (36.36%) Scala
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) QEMU
1 1 (9.09%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) BMC
1 1 (9.09%) VMware