Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 50 51
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 +9
Contract jobs citing SaaS 17 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.51% 1.77% 1.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.50% 13.92% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 4
Bedfordshire median daily rate £478 £396 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.50% -10.45% -23.04%
10th Percentile £360 £325 £377
90th Percentile £586 £596 £650
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £36.50

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 136 79 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 20.06% 12.68% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 49 27
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £126 £355 £285
90th Percentile £606 £595 £558
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £12.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £18.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year +247.22% -43.31% +104.84%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 0 10 £550 +46.67% 1
Dunstable -1 3 - -
SaaS
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
1 8 (47.06%) Retail
2 7 (41.18%) Web Services
3 6 (35.29%) Data Integration
4 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
5 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) Data Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) Open Source
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) SOAP
5 4 (23.53%) UML
5 4 (23.53%) Middleware
5 4 (23.53%) JMS
5 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
5 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
5 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) REST
6 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
6 3 (17.65%) SDLC
6 3 (17.65%) SOA
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) COBIT
7 2 (11.76%) PaaS
7 2 (11.76%) Information Security
7 2 (11.76%) CISSP

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 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) IaaS
1 2 (11.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LDAP
1 2 (11.76%) SSL
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Babel
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) webpack
General
1 8 (47.06%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Architect
2 7 (41.18%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Integration Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Data Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Data Integration Architect
4 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) IT Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) IT Security Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Operations Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Technical Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) JMS
2 4 (23.53%) Middleware
2 4 (23.53%) REST
2 4 (23.53%) SOAP
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (5.88%) React
4 1 (5.88%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Solaris
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
2 6 (35.29%) Data Integration
3 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
4 4 (23.53%) Data Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
4 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Open Source
4 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) UML
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) SDLC
5 3 (17.65%) SOA
6 2 (11.76%) Information Security
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) Security Management
6 2 (11.76%) Security Operations
6 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) COBIT
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
2 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) VMware