The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank - 112 96
Contract jobs citing SaaS 0 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.085% 0.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 4.00% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 10
Average daily rate
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- £450 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +48.76%
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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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
110 50 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.72% 2.13% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 27 61
Average daily rate £408 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £390 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £23.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.77%
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 Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SaaS across the Yorkshire region.

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 12 (57.14%) HTML
4 11 (52.38%) CSS
5 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 9 (42.86%) jQuery
6 8 (38.10%) HTML5
6 8 (38.10%) Ajax
7 7 (33.33%) Internet
7 7 (33.33%) CSS3
7 7 (33.33%) RIA
7 7 (33.33%) Data Structures
8 6 (28.57%) SDLC
8 6 (28.57%) Facebook
8 6 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (28.57%) Visualisation
8 6 (28.57%) Google
8 6 (28.57%) Scrum
9 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
9 5 (23.81%) C#
9 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (23.81%) Selenium
9 5 (23.81%) Degree
9 5 (23.81%) Time Management
9 5 (23.81%) Algorithms
10 4 (19.05%) IaaS
10 4 (19.05%) PaaS
10 4 (19.05%) SQL
10 4 (19.05%) .NET
10 4 (19.05%) MVC

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2 (9.52%) JBoss
1 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) PaaS
1 4 (19.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Selenium
1 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) Subversion
3 2 (9.52%) Maven
3 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 2 (9.52%) JUnit
3 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.52%) MSI
3 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) UI Developer
2 6 (28.57%) UI Programmer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) HTML
2 11 (52.38%) CSS
3 9 (42.86%) jQuery
4 8 (38.10%) HTML5
4 8 (38.10%) Ajax
5 7 (33.33%) CSS3
6 4 (19.05%) .NET
7 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 2 (9.52%) JSON
8 2 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (4.76%) RESTful
9 1 (4.76%) Mustache
9 1 (4.76%) LINQ
9 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
9 1 (4.76%) Web Services
9 1 (4.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) RIA
1 7 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 6 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 5 (23.81%) Algorithms
4 3 (14.29%) W3C
4 3 (14.29%) User Experience
5 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Scrum
2 6 (28.57%) SDLC
3 5 (23.81%) Time Management
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 4 (19.05%) MVC
4 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Kanban
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) Code Coverage
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Open Source
7 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 5 (23.81%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
4 2 (9.52%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.52%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) MCPD
3 1 (4.76%) MCAD
3 1 (4.76%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) QEMU
1 1 (4.76%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Google
2 6 (28.57%) Facebook
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) BMC