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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 147 115 106
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -9
Contract jobs citing SaaS 2 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.063% 0.21% 0.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.47% 10.64% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
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£388 £383 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% +31.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £403
% change year-on-year
- +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £22.69 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+18.99% -44.99%
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
136 47 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.30% 1.99% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 25 53
Average daily rate £418 £335 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% +41.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £283 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £360 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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
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 28 August 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -22 2 £388 -13.88% 4
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) CSS
4 8 (40.00%) Ajax
4 8 (40.00%) jQuery
4 8 (40.00%) HTML5
5 7 (35.00%) Data Structures
5 7 (35.00%) RIA
5 7 (35.00%) CSS3
5 7 (35.00%) Internet
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) Google
6 6 (30.00%) Scrum
6 6 (30.00%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (30.00%) Visualisation
6 6 (30.00%) SDLC
6 6 (30.00%) Facebook
7 5 (25.00%) Algorithms
7 5 (25.00%) Time Management
7 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (25.00%) Degree
8 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (20.00%) C#
8 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) Linux
8 4 (20.00%) PaaS
8 4 (20.00%) IaaS
9 3 (15.00%) Puppet
9 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (10.00%) JBoss
1 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) PaaS
1 4 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Subversion
1 3 (15.00%) Selenium
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Maven
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) JUnit
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) MSI
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) UI Developer
2 6 (30.00%) UI Programmer
3 2 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Build Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 9 (45.00%) CSS
3 8 (40.00%) Ajax
3 8 (40.00%) jQuery
3 8 (40.00%) HTML5
4 7 (35.00%) CSS3
5 3 (15.00%) .NET
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
7 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (5.00%) Mustache
7 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (5.00%) Web Services
7 1 (5.00%) XHTML
7 1 (5.00%) RESTful
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) RIA
1 7 (35.00%) Data Structures
2 6 (30.00%) Visualisation
3 5 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (15.00%) User Experience
5 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Scrum
2 6 (30.00%) SDLC
3 5 (25.00%) Time Management
3 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Kanban
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Code Coverage
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Open Source
7 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.00%) DevOps
7 1 (5.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (10.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) QEMU
1 1 (5.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
1 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Google
2 6 (30.00%) Facebook
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) BMC
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Ceridian
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