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 24 June 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)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 77 81
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 18 46 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.99% 1.95% 1.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.33% 17.36% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 36 12
Median daily rate £444 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.50% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £180 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +4.41% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £19.61 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £19.61 £20.00
% change year-on-year +231.46% -1.95%  

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 193 265 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 10.66% 11.24% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 161 81
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £230 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £19.61 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.25% +6.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £27.50
% change year-on-year +79.64% -41.30%  

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 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 24 June 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
Reading -4 8 £488 +120.33% 11
Bracknell +8 3 £350 +3.70% 2
Newbury +4 2 £438 +20.68% 1
Maidenhead 0 1 £400 -11.11% 3
SaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 12 (36.36%) Oracle
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) SAP
4 7 (21.21%) Web Services
4 7 (21.21%) .NET
4 7 (21.21%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (18.18%) Service Management
5 6 (18.18%) Validation
5 6 (18.18%) Migration
5 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.18%) ITIL
5 6 (18.18%) Taleo
5 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (18.18%) ServiceNow
5 6 (18.18%) SDLC
6 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (15.15%) Data Migration
6 5 (15.15%) Siebel
6 5 (15.15%) Informatica
6 5 (15.15%) Trillium
6 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.15%) Finance
6 5 (15.15%) Scrum
7 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
7 4 (12.12%) HP
7 4 (12.12%) Java
7 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.12%) NetSuite
7 4 (12.12%) System Integration Testing

SaaS
Co-occurring 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 (6.06%) SugarCRM
2 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) NetSuite
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.03%) GoldMine
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (18.18%) Taleo
2 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (9.09%) IaaS
4 2 (6.06%) Force.com
4 2 (6.06%) PaaS
5 1 (3.03%) HP Helion
5 1 (3.03%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
1 1 (3.03%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.06%) IDOL
2 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.03%) Big Data
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) SilkTest
2 1 (3.03%) Mocha
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Consultant
2 6 (18.18%) Test Leader
3 4 (12.12%) Data Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Data Migration Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Migration Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) ServiceNow Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Test Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) HR Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Migration Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Migration Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) SaaS Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
1 7 (21.21%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (6.06%) Mason
3 2 (6.06%) Visualforce
4 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.03%) COM
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) D3.js
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) Leaflet
4 1 (3.03%) Node.js
4 1 (3.03%) PostGIS
4 1 (3.03%) React
4 1 (3.03%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.03%) Life Science
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Taxonomies
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Migration
2 6 (18.18%) SDLC
2 6 (18.18%) Service Management
2 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (18.18%) Validation
2 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 5 (15.15%) Data Migration
3 5 (15.15%) Scrum
4 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
4 4 (12.12%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (12.12%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Test Planning
4 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
5 3 (9.09%) CRM
5 3 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (9.09%) Defect Management
5 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) Apex Code
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) R
3 1 (3.03%) Scala
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) IIBA
1 2 (6.06%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 3 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle
2 8 (24.24%) SAP
3 7 (21.21%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (18.18%) ServiceNow
5 5 (15.15%) Informatica
5 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.15%) Siebel
5 5 (15.15%) Trillium
6 4 (12.12%) HP
7 3 (9.09%) Saba
8 2 (6.06%) Apttus
8 2 (6.06%) CA
8 2 (6.06%) Remedy
8 2 (6.06%) Vertica
8 2 (6.06%) webMethods
8 2 (6.06%) Workday
8 2 (6.06%) Zuora
9 1 (3.03%) Mapbox
9 1 (3.03%) MuleSoft
9 1 (3.03%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
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