Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 46 51
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 9 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.57% 2.09% 1.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.34% 12.17% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 6
Bedfordshire median daily rate £463 £550 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.91% +30.56% -3.16%
10th Percentile £258 £360 £325
90th Percentile £625 £586 £597
East of England median daily rate £500 £418 £425
% change year-on-year +19.76% -1.76% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 142 115 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 24.74% 17.19% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 72 40
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% +11.86%
10th Percentile £300 £130 £364
90th Percentile £600 £613 £588
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £410
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.72 - £12.00
10th Percentile £13.71 - £11.50
90th Percentile £20.21 - £12.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £62.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -72.00% +296.83% -55.32%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 7 £450 -18.18% 4
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £513 -
SaaS
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (44.44%) CRM
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (22.22%) Application Discovery
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Decision-Making
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Taleo
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) .NET

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:

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) Parquet
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Azure Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Avro
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Application Discovery
3 2 (22.22%) Decision-Making
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) ArchiMate
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Data Lineage
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
1 1 (11.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) HDFS
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Workday