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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 104 112 108
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing SaaS 13 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.53% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.31% 8.33% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 0
Average daily rate
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£650 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £42.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-75.29% +112.50%
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
64 72 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.62% 3.19% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 54 1
Average daily rate £373 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.16% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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
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 26 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
West Yorkshire +3 12 £650 +100.00% 3
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
North Yorkshire - - - - 5
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Ruby
3 6 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (33.33%) Django
3 6 (33.33%) Scala
3 6 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (33.33%) MySQL
3 6 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 6 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 6 (33.33%) Play Framework
4 5 (27.78%) User Stories
4 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
5 3 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) SAN
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Banking
5 3 (16.67%) Retail
5 3 (16.67%) Wealth Management
5 3 (16.67%) Open Source
5 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking
6 2 (11.11%) .NET
6 2 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (11.11%) Service Management
6 2 (11.11%) LAN
6 2 (11.11%) WLAN
6 2 (11.11%) WAN
7 1 (5.56%) DevOps
7 1 (5.56%) CSS3

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) WLAN
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 6 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
1 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Architect
2 8 (44.44%) Technical Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Digital Architect
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 6 (33.33%) Django
1 6 (33.33%) Play Framework
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) VMS
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 5 (27.78%) User Stories
3 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) OOP
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) ERP
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) Kanban
6 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.56%) Product Management
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Data Management
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Ruby
2 6 (33.33%) Scala
3 3 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) NetApp
1 1 (5.56%) VMware
1 1 (5.56%) Teradata