Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 23 November 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 103 116
Rank change year-on-year -19 +13 -2
Contract jobs citing SaaS 10 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.42% 0.46% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.22% 7.69% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 5
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £475 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +48.44% -20.00%
10th Percentile £325 £378 £274
90th Percentile £630 £650 £388
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £19.61 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +56.88% -50.00%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 451 104 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 19.05% 5.98% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 67 40
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +37.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £297 £225 £205
90th Percentile £561 £500 £453
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £420
% change year-on-year -2.86% +4.17% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £44.50 £22.25 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +122.50% +0.73%
10th Percentile £27.00 £10.62 £8.40
90th Percentile £60.00 £35.68 £28.00
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +14.06% +11.30%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Buckinghamshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Buckinghamshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in Buckinghamshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Milton Keynes -25 5 £425 -5.56% 3
Marlow +5 2 £538 -10.42%
Aylesbury - 2 £575 -
High Wycombe - 1 £375 -
SaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) ES6
4 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (20.00%) User Experience
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) PMP
5 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) B2B
5 1 (10.00%) MySQL
5 1 (10.00%) PHP

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (10.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Akamai
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (10.00%) GitHub
2 1 (10.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) npm
2 1 (10.00%) Serverless
2 1 (10.00%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Online Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Product Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Transformation Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) Express
4 1 (10.00%) Google Maps API
4 1 (10.00%) Node.js
4 1 (10.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Microservices
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Release Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) User Stories
3 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) ES6
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) New Relic
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk