Period
to 29 May 2020

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 6 months to 29 May 2020 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
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 62 97
Rank change year-on-year -7 +35 +30
Contract jobs citing SaaS 49 137 70
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.39% 3.33% 1.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.93% 12.42% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 73 44
Median daily rate £563 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £309 £324 £381
90th Percentile £653 £608 £575
South East median daily rate £550 £484 £500
% change year-on-year +13.57% -3.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £72.50 £82.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.12% - -
South East median hourly rate £53.75 £82.50 -
% change year-on-year -34.85% - -

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 Berkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 549 1,103 824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.75% 26.83% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 647 438
Median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £199 £324 £313
90th Percentile £650 £619 £625
South East median daily rate £470 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +1.62% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £19.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.56% +136.16% +27.03%
10th Percentile £15.77 £19.00 £14.98
90th Percentile £35.00 £83.75 £21.59
Median hourly rate £20.00 £31.75 £18.11
% change year-on-year -37.01% +75.32% +9.76%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Berkshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SaaS in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for SaaS in Berkshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SaaS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SaaS in Berkshire

SaaS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SaaS in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 29 May 2020. 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
Newbury +3 18 £481 +20.31% 1
Reading -19 9 £500 -1.23% 9
Slough +8 4 £480 +32.41% 1
Bracknell +33 1 - - 2
SaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 21 (42.86%) .NET
2 20 (40.82%) Java
3 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
3 18 (36.73%) Node.js
4 16 (32.65%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (32.65%) AppDynamics
4 16 (32.65%) PHP
5 14 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 13 (26.53%) Oracle
7 11 (22.45%) Load Testing
8 9 (18.37%) IaaS
8 9 (18.37%) PaaS
9 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.29%) NetSuite
10 7 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (14.29%) Azure
11 6 (12.24%) DevOps
12 5 (10.20%) ERP
12 5 (10.20%) Scrum
12 5 (10.20%) Finance
12 5 (10.20%) Migration
12 5 (10.20%) Docker
12 5 (10.20%) Kubernetes
12 5 (10.20%) AWS
12 5 (10.20%) Analytics
13 4 (8.16%) Android
13 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
13 4 (8.16%) Microservices
13 4 (8.16%) Workday
13 4 (8.16%) Data Strategy

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 (4.08%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.04%) Drupal
2 1 (2.04%) Headless CMS
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (14.29%) NetSuite
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.04%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) IaaS
1 9 (18.37%) PaaS
2 7 (14.29%) Azure
3 5 (10.20%) AWS
4 4 (8.16%) Serverless
5 3 (6.12%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (6.12%) GCP
6 2 (4.08%) Apigee
6 2 (4.08%) Boomi
6 2 (4.08%) Google Analytics
7 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.04%) Azure Functions
7 1 (2.04%) G Suite
7 1 (2.04%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) DNS
2 2 (4.08%) 3G
2 2 (4.08%) 4G
2 2 (4.08%) 5G
2 2 (4.08%) Broadband
2 2 (4.08%) GPRS
2 2 (4.08%) LTE
2 2 (4.08%) UMTS
2 2 (4.08%) VPN
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) Skype
3 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Big Data
2 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.08%) Essbase
2 2 (4.08%) MySQL
2 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Smart View
2 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.04%) BigQuery
3 1 (2.04%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (2.04%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.04%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) kappa
2 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.04%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 4 (8.16%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Billing
5 1 (2.04%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Developer
2 6 (12.24%) Architect
2 6 (12.24%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.20%) Consultant
3 5 (10.20%) Lead Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Data Strategist
4 4 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) DevSecOps Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Head of Engineering
6 2 (4.08%) Report Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Chief Technology Officer
7 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Product Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Test Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) .NET
2 18 (36.73%) Node.js
3 3 (6.12%) HTML
4 2 (4.08%) .NET Core
4 2 (4.08%) CSS
4 2 (4.08%) Middleware
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (4.08%) React
4 2 (4.08%) REST
4 2 (4.08%) Web Services
5 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.04%) GraphQL
5 1 (2.04%) HTML5
5 1 (2.04%) Java SE
5 1 (2.04%) JSON
5 1 (2.04%) OAuth
5 1 (2.04%) OpenID
5 1 (2.04%) SAML
5 1 (2.04%) SOAP
5 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.08%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.08%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.04%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.04%) EPoS
4 1 (2.04%) FMCG
4 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Industry 4.0
4 1 (2.04%) Life Science
4 1 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Android
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Load Testing
2 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.24%) DevOps
4 5 (10.20%) Analytics
4 5 (10.20%) ERP
4 5 (10.20%) Migration
4 5 (10.20%) Scrum
5 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
5 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.16%) Data Strategy
5 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.16%) Microservices
5 4 (8.16%) Project Delivery
5 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.12%) Contract Management
6 3 (6.12%) Programme Delivery
6 3 (6.12%) Project Governance
6 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) Java
2 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
3 16 (32.65%) PHP
4 4 (8.16%) SQL
5 3 (6.12%) C#
5 3 (6.12%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) C++
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.04%) CISM
3 1 (2.04%) CISMP
3 1 (2.04%) CISSP
3 1 (2.04%) CRISC
3 1 (2.04%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.08%) Istio
2 2 (4.08%) Terraform
3 1 (2.04%) Ansible
3 1 (2.04%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) AppDynamics
2 13 (26.53%) Oracle
3 7 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (8.16%) Google
4 4 (8.16%) Workday
5 3 (6.12%) Cognizant
5 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.12%) SAP
6 2 (4.08%) ArcSight
6 2 (4.08%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.08%) CrowdStrike
6 2 (4.08%) CyberArk
6 2 (4.08%) Dell
6 2 (4.08%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.08%) Hyperion
6 2 (4.08%) Qualys
6 2 (4.08%) Splunk
6 2 (4.08%) Symantec
6 2 (4.08%) Trend Micro