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 3 months to 25 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 75 81
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 8 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.79% 0.11% 0.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.88% 2.78% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Median daily rate £425 £275 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.54% -44.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +4.41% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £19.61 £16.25
% change year-on-year +231.46% +20.67%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 206 36 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 20.38% 3.84% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 24 26
Median daily rate £475 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +25.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £393
% change year-on-year - +14.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £29.00 - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +75.75% -40.00%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 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
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 3 months to 25 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
Milton Keynes -5 8 £425 +54.54% 4
SaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
3 5 (29.41%) IaaS
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Power BI
4 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (23.53%) CRM
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (23.53%) ITSM
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) C#
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
5 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 3 (17.65%) User Experience
5 3 (17.65%) Software Asset Management

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 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) JBoss
1 2 (11.76%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) IaaS
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Power BI
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) CRM Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Training Manager
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.88%) Product Owner
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Training Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) Java EE
3 2 (11.76%) JSF
3 2 (11.76%) LAMP
3 2 (11.76%) PrimeFaces
3 2 (11.76%) SOAP
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Fintech
2 2 (11.76%) Social Media
3 1 (5.88%) CMDB
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
2 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 4 (23.53%) CRM
3 4 (23.53%) ITSM
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Software Asset Management
4 3 (17.65%) Software Licensing
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) Business Development
5 2 (11.76%) Compliance Audit
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
6 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) ES6
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 19770
3 1 (5.88%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat