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 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank - 95 94
Contract jobs citing SaaS 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.12% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 5.26% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £421
% change year-on-year
- +0.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 - £40.00
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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
91 38 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.23% 2.22% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 24 51
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 £325 £313 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £413 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £23.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% -48.43%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (28.57%) IaaS
2 2 (28.57%) PaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) XHTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
1 2 (28.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XHTML
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) Mustache
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) QEMU
1 1 (14.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) BMC
1 1 (14.29%) VMware