The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 131 155 117
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -38
Contract jobs citing SaaS 12 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.42% 0.093% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.72% 1.83% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Median daily rate £513 £469 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +22.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £404 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £534 £437
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 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-39.66% +10.17%
SaaS
England

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
254 164 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.86% 5.10% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 93 31
Median daily rate £463 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Median hourly rate £23.50 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.83% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
West Yorkshire +14 9 £525 +35.48% 7
South Yorkshire +4 3 £300 -45.45% 2
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 39 (76.47%) PaaS
2 34 (66.67%) IaaS
3 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (56.86%) Open Source
5 28 (54.90%) ITIL
6 26 (50.98%) DevOps
7 23 (45.10%) Linux
8 18 (35.29%) PRINCE2
9 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
9 16 (31.37%) Finance
10 14 (27.45%) C++
10 14 (27.45%) Python
11 13 (25.49%) Problem Management
12 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
13 10 (19.61%) Data Management
13 10 (19.61%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (19.61%) Puppet
14 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (17.65%) TOGAF
14 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
14 9 (17.65%) Service Management
15 8 (15.69%) VMware
15 8 (15.69%) Middleware
15 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (15.69%) Azure Active Directory
15 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
15 8 (15.69%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (15.69%) Translating Business Requirements
16 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in 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 3 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) Jetty
2 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) nginx
2 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 39 (76.47%) PaaS
2 34 (66.67%) IaaS
3 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (15.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (5.88%) Office 365
6 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) DNS
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Games
3 2 (3.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (27.45%) Architect
3 6 (11.76%) Azure Architect
3 6 (11.76%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (9.80%) Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (9.80%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (7.84%) JavaScript Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Digital Developer
6 3 (5.88%) SaaS Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Database Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) Middleware
2 6 (11.76%) Web Services
3 5 (9.80%) Web Services Management
4 4 (7.84%) .NET
5 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.96%) jQuery
6 1 (1.96%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.96%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
1 8 (15.69%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.88%) CESG
3 3 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (45.10%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (56.86%) Open Source
3 28 (54.90%) ITIL
4 26 (50.98%) DevOps
5 18 (35.29%) PRINCE2
6 13 (25.49%) Problem Management
7 10 (19.61%) Data Management
8 9 (17.65%) Service Management
8 9 (17.65%) TOGAF
9 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (15.69%) Translating Business Requirements
10 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (13.73%) Identity Management
10 7 (13.73%) ITSM
11 6 (11.76%) Coaching
11 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
11 6 (11.76%) Resource Management
11 6 (11.76%) SDLC
12 5 (9.80%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (9.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
2 14 (27.45%) C++
2 14 (27.45%) Python
3 2 (3.92%) C
4 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (7.84%) Degree
3 3 (5.88%) CISSP
3 3 (5.88%) CLAS
3 3 (5.88%) ISEB
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (19.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) VMware
3 7 (13.73%) Dell
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco
5 1 (1.96%) F5
5 1 (1.96%) Google
5 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow