Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 43 79
Rank change year-on-year -14 +36 -15
Contract jobs citing SaaS 5 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.71% 2.54% 0.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.15% 23.53% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 5
Cambridge median daily rate £528 £505 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.46% +18.82% +5.59%
10th Percentile £475 £410 £393
90th Percentile £578 £550 £860
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £415 £505 £413
% change year-on-year -17.82% +22.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 97 68 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 13.74% 10.78% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 113
Cambridge median daily rate £413 £505 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.32% +22.42% +12.63%
10th Percentile £200 £375 £330
90th Percentile £538 £550 £508
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Cambridge median hourly rate - £12.88 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.62% -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £12.88 £11.75
% change year-on-year - +9.57% -

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Cambridge

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Cambridge

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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) DSDM
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) PaaS
2 4 (80.00%) Confluence
2 4 (80.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 3 (60.00%) Business Forecasting
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) Power BI
5 1 (20.00%) Order to Cash
5 1 (20.00%) Record to Report
5 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 4 (80.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Project Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) HR Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 4 (80.00%) DSDM
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Business Forecasting
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Order to Cash
4 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (20.00%) Record to Report
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft