Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for SaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SaaS over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 50 42
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8 +22
Contract jobs citing SaaS 13 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.08% 0.86% 2.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.63% 6.25% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 8
Bedfordshire median daily rate £418 £375 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% -34.78% -
10th Percentile £140 £363 £404
90th Percentile £578 £415 £725
East of England median daily rate £425 £453 £550
% change year-on-year -6.08% -17.73% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £35.25

SaaS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 135 80 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 21.57% 13.79% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 49 22
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -5.71% +2.94%
10th Percentile £125 £325 £323
90th Percentile £608 £633 £599
East of England median daily rate £450 £410 £418
% change year-on-year +9.76% -1.80% -1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £12.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £15.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year +309.84% -51.59% +133.33%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Bedfordshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SaaS in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Bedfordshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in Bedfordshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -3 6 £550 +46.67% 6
Dunstable - 1 - -
SaaS
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 9 (69.23%) Retail
2 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 5 (38.46%) UML
2 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
3 4 (30.77%) JMS
3 4 (30.77%) SOAP
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
3 4 (30.77%) REST
3 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) CCNP
5 2 (15.38%) CCNA
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) CISSP
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (15.38%) MCSE
5 2 (15.38%) MCSA
5 2 (15.38%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) VMware

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) IaaS
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
1 2 (15.38%) PaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
1 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Babel
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) webpack
General
1 9 (69.23%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Field Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Field Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modeller
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Retail Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 4 (30.77%) JMS
2 4 (30.77%) REST
2 4 (30.77%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) Node.js
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (7.69%) React
4 1 (7.69%) Redux
4 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (7.69%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
1 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
1 5 (38.46%) UML
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
2 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
3 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
5 1 (7.69%) ArchiMate
5 1 (7.69%) Data Lineage
5 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) CCNP
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
1 2 (15.38%) MCSA
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) COBIT
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.69%) Workday