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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 114 131 97
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -34
Contract jobs citing SaaS 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.48% 0.088% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.49% 1.68% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Median daily rate £525 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -13.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £436
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-39.66% +30.00%
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
164 119 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.76% 5.21% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 70 20
Median daily rate £500 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £560 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.09% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +36.98%

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
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 1 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 7 £525 +35.48% 7
SaaS
Yorkshire

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 34 (79.07%) PaaS
2 30 (69.77%) IaaS
3 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (58.14%) Open Source
4 25 (58.14%) DevOps
5 23 (53.49%) ITIL
5 23 (53.49%) Linux
6 17 (39.53%) PRINCE2
7 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
8 13 (30.23%) C++
8 13 (30.23%) Python
9 12 (27.91%) Problem Management
10 11 (25.58%) Finance
11 10 (23.26%) Data Management
11 10 (23.26%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (23.26%) Puppet
12 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
12 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
13 8 (18.60%) Middleware
13 8 (18.60%) Service Management
13 8 (18.60%) VMware
13 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (18.60%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (18.60%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (18.60%) Data Centre
13 8 (18.60%) Translating Business Requirements
14 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (16.28%) ITSM

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 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.33%) IIS
1 1 (2.33%) Jetty
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) nginx
1 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 34 (79.07%) PaaS
2 30 (69.77%) IaaS
3 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (18.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (6.98%) Office 365
6 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Games
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Architect
3 6 (13.95%) Azure Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (11.63%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (9.30%) Business Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Developer
5 4 (9.30%) JavaScript Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Digital Developer
6 3 (6.98%) SaaS Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Database Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) Middleware
2 5 (11.63%) Web Services
3 4 (9.30%) Web Services Management
4 1 (2.33%) .NET
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.33%) jQuery
4 1 (2.33%) NHibernate
4 1 (2.33%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Data Centre
1 8 (18.60%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (6.98%) CESG
2 3 (6.98%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (58.14%) DevOps
2 25 (58.14%) Open Source
3 23 (53.49%) ITIL
4 17 (39.53%) PRINCE2
5 12 (27.91%) Problem Management
6 10 (23.26%) Data Management
7 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (18.60%) Service Management
7 8 (18.60%) Translating Business Requirements
8 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (16.28%) Identity Management
8 7 (16.28%) ITSM
9 6 (13.95%) Coaching
9 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
9 6 (13.95%) TOGAF
10 5 (11.63%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (11.63%) Resource Management
11 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (9.30%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
2 13 (30.23%) C++
2 13 (30.23%) Python
3 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (6.98%) CISSP
3 3 (6.98%) CLAS
3 3 (6.98%) Degree
3 3 (6.98%) ISEB
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (23.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) VMware
3 7 (16.28%) Dell
4 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) F5
4 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow