Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 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)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 123 124
Rank change year-on-year +17 +1 +6
Contract jobs citing SaaS 70 37 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.71% 0.92% 1.08%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.38% 7.52% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 28 22
Berkshire median daily rate £505 £538 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.05% +30.30% -17.50%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £214
90th Percentile £576 £825 £571
South East median daily rate £510 £425 £394
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.94% -17.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Berkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 746 492 380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.24% 12.18% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 268 208
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £254 £243
90th Percentile £588 £597 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 10
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.30 £18.03 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.03% +24.34% -63.75%
10th Percentile £12.98 £14.77 £11.00
90th Percentile £39.23 £28.75 £44.63
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £17.06 £16.50
% change year-on-year -9.14% +3.39% +29.41%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

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 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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 6 months to 18 January 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
Reading +13 18 £500 - 21
Slough +10 10 £450 -25.00% 1
Bracknell -6 9 £510 +45.71% 6
Windsor - 2 - -
Maidenhead -16 1 - - 1
SaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 22 (31.43%) PaaS
2 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 18 (25.71%) TCP/IP
3 18 (25.71%) XML
3 18 (25.71%) Windows
3 18 (25.71%) REST
4 17 (24.29%) IaaS
5 16 (22.86%) MySQL
6 13 (18.57%) Web Services
6 13 (18.57%) Relational Database
7 12 (17.14%) JavaScript
7 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (15.71%) Automotive
8 11 (15.71%) HTTP
8 11 (15.71%) VPN
8 11 (15.71%) RDBMS
8 11 (15.71%) MQTT
8 11 (15.71%) Office 365
8 11 (15.71%) Data Integration
8 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
8 11 (15.71%) Telematics
9 10 (14.29%) Internet
10 9 (12.86%) Project Management
10 9 (12.86%) Linux
10 9 (12.86%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (12.86%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (12.86%) Mobile App
11 8 (11.43%) User Experience

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 3 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.86%) CMS
2 2 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (1.43%) Apache
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.43%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (7.14%) Photoshop
3 4 (5.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (31.43%) PaaS
2 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (24.29%) IaaS
4 11 (15.71%) Office 365
5 9 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (12.86%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.86%) iPaaS
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.43%) GitHub
7 1 (1.43%) Slack
7 1 (1.43%) Trello
7 1 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.71%) TCP/IP
2 11 (15.71%) HTTP
2 11 (15.71%) MQTT
2 11 (15.71%) VPN
3 10 (14.29%) Internet
4 8 (11.43%) Firewall
5 7 (10.00%) DNS
5 7 (10.00%) NAS
5 7 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 7 (10.00%) SAN
6 3 (4.29%) Intranet
6 3 (4.29%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.43%) LDAP
8 1 (1.43%) Network Security
8 1 (1.43%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) MySQL
2 13 (18.57%) Relational Database
3 11 (15.71%) RDBMS
4 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
5 7 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.71%) Axure RP
2 4 (5.71%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (5.71%) Grunt
2 4 (5.71%) gulp
2 4 (5.71%) Subversion
2 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.29%) JIRA
4 2 (2.86%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.43%) Protractor
General
1 11 (15.71%) Automotive
2 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.14%) Law
3 5 (7.14%) Retail
4 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.29%) Marketing
6 2 (2.86%) Billing
6 2 (2.86%) German Language
6 2 (2.86%) Publishing
7 1 (1.43%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 30 (42.86%) Architect
2 19 (27.14%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (15.71%) Developer
4 9 (12.86%) Cloud Architect
5 7 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Angular Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Product Manager
8 3 (4.29%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Capacity Planning Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) Mobile Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) Network Specialist
9 2 (2.86%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Consultant
9 2 (2.86%) PHP Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Web Applications Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.71%) REST
1 18 (25.71%) XML
2 13 (18.57%) Web Services
3 8 (11.43%) HTML
4 7 (10.00%) CSS
4 7 (10.00%) PostGIS
5 6 (8.57%) jQuery
5 6 (8.57%) JSON
5 6 (8.57%) Sass
5 6 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 5 (7.14%) Spring
7 4 (5.71%) .NET
7 4 (5.71%) CSS3
7 4 (5.71%) Hibernate
7 4 (5.71%) HTML5
7 4 (5.71%) LESS
7 4 (5.71%) Node.js
7 4 (5.71%) SVG
7 4 (5.71%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Mobile App
2 8 (11.43%) User Experience
3 7 (10.00%) Infotainment
4 6 (8.57%) Public Cloud
5 5 (7.14%) Animation
5 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 5 (7.14%) Data Structures
5 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Licensing
5 5 (7.14%) Replication
6 4 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.86%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.86%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.43%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.43%) FMCG
8 1 (1.43%) Life Science
8 1 (1.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Windows
2 9 (12.86%) Linux
3 4 (5.71%) Unix
3 4 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.29%) HPUX
5 2 (2.86%) Android
5 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.71%) Data Integration
2 11 (15.71%) Telematics
3 9 (12.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (12.86%) Project Management
4 8 (11.43%) Project Planning
4 8 (11.43%) SOA
5 7 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 7 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
5 7 (10.00%) Validation
6 5 (7.14%) ITIL
6 5 (7.14%) OO
6 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 5 (7.14%) Scrum
6 5 (7.14%) Software Licensing
6 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 4 (5.71%) ITIL V3
7 4 (5.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) JavaScript
2 6 (8.57%) Java
2 6 (8.57%) SQL
3 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.29%) C#
4 3 (4.29%) Python
5 2 (2.86%) PHP
5 2 (2.86%) VBScript
6 1 (1.43%) ES7
6 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.00%) Degree
3 5 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) GDPR
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Docker
2 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.43%) Rancher
Vendors
1 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle
3 4 (5.71%) Cisco
4 2 (2.86%) Jitterbit
4 2 (2.86%) Samsung
4 2 (2.86%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.86%) Zend
5 1 (1.43%) Capita
5 1 (1.43%) Citrix
5 1 (1.43%) IBM
5 1 (1.43%) Juniper
5 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.43%) Twitter
5 1 (1.43%) VMware
5 1 (1.43%) Workday