The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 85 105 108
Rank change year-on-year +20 +3  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 15 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.82% 0.69% 0.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.73% 7.52% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 17
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £604 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £436 £425
% change year-on-year +3.15% +2.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £11.05

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

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 194 226 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 10.59% 9.20% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 131 81
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £95.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -84.29% +558.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing SaaS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Berkshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Berkshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in Berkshire

SaaS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SaaS in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SaaS in Berkshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +10 9 - -
Reading +14 2 £375 -33.62% 10
Wokingham - 1 £450 -
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 7 (30.43%) Web Services
1 7 (30.43%) Service Management
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
2 6 (26.09%) SDLC
2 6 (26.09%) ServiceNow
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) Taleo
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.04%) SilkTest
5 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
5 3 (13.04%) Defect Management
5 3 (13.04%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (13.04%) SAP
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (13.04%) CRM
5 3 (13.04%) Validation
5 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
5 3 (13.04%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Workday
6 2 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (8.70%) Finance
6 2 (8.70%) Saba
6 2 (8.70%) Marketing

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (8.70%) SugarCRM
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) NetSuite
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Taleo
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (8.70%) Force.com
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) PaaS
3 1 (4.35%) IaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SilkTest
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
1 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) ServiceNow Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Test Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (8.70%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Hadoop Architect
5 1 (4.35%) SaaS Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Solr Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Workday Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Web Services
2 6 (26.09%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) Mason
3 2 (8.70%) Visualforce
4 1 (4.35%) Middleware
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (4.35%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.35%) Life Science
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
1 1 (4.35%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Service Management
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) SDLC
2 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
3 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) CRM
5 3 (13.04%) Defect Management
5 3 (13.04%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
5 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.04%) Validation
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Order to Cash
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) PhD
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) ServiceNow
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (13.04%) SAP
5 2 (8.70%) CA
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Remedy
5 2 (8.70%) Saba
5 2 (8.70%) webMethods
5 2 (8.70%) Workday
6 1 (4.35%) Informatica
6 1 (4.35%) MuleSoft
6 1 (4.35%) Siebel
6 1 (4.35%) Trillium