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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 111 117 106
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing SaaS 21 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.78% 0.20% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.00% 9.43% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 4
Average daily rate
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£430 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £403 £415
% change year-on-year
+5.59% -3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.10 £41.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-71.01% +119.73%
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
100 53 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.71% 2.13% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 34 7
Average daily rate £355 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%

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 March 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 March 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 -1 9 £650 - 1
North Yorkshire +7 8 £276 - 4
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) HTML
2 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (36.67%) CSS
4 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (26.67%) jQuery
5 8 (26.67%) HTML5
6 7 (23.33%) RIA
6 7 (23.33%) CSS3
6 7 (23.33%) Ruby
6 7 (23.33%) Ajax
6 7 (23.33%) Internet
6 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
6 7 (23.33%) Scrum
6 7 (23.33%) Data Structures
7 6 (20.00%) MySQL
7 6 (20.00%) Google
7 6 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (20.00%) Django
7 6 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (20.00%) Scala
7 6 (20.00%) Visualisation
7 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
7 6 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
7 6 (20.00%) Software Architecture
7 6 (20.00%) Facebook
7 6 (20.00%) Play Framework
8 5 (16.67%) User Stories

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) IaaS
1 2 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) SAN
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) WLAN
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) HTTP
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) MySQL
1 6 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Selenium
1 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Architect
2 10 (33.33%) Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Technical Architect
4 6 (20.00%) UI Developer
4 6 (20.00%) UI Programmer
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Digital Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Digital Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) HTML
2 11 (36.67%) CSS
3 8 (26.67%) jQuery
3 8 (26.67%) HTML5
4 7 (23.33%) CSS3
4 7 (23.33%) Ajax
5 6 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (20.00%) Django
5 6 (20.00%) Play Framework
6 3 (10.00%) .NET
7 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.67%) JSON
7 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (3.33%) Mustache
8 1 (3.33%) LINQ
8 1 (3.33%) RESTful
8 1 (3.33%) XHTML
8 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) RIA
1 7 (23.33%) Data Structures
2 6 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 5 (16.67%) Algorithms
4 4 (13.33%) Open Source
5 3 (10.00%) User Experience
5 3 (10.00%) W3C
6 1 (3.33%) Social Media
6 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) UNIX
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
2 7 (23.33%) Scrum
3 6 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 5 (16.67%) User Stories
4 5 (16.67%) Time Management
4 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.00%) Kanban
5 3 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) MVC
6 2 (6.67%) TDD
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.67%) DevOps
7 1 (3.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 1 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.33%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (23.33%) Ruby
3 6 (20.00%) Scala
4 5 (16.67%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) Java
5 4 (13.33%) C#
6 3 (10.00%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
7 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.33%) MCPD
3 1 (3.33%) MCAD
3 1 (3.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) QEMU
1 1 (3.33%) KVM
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Google
2 6 (20.00%) Facebook
3 1 (3.33%) BMC
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Teradata
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