Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 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)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 53 27
Rank change year-on-year +2 -26 +46
Contract jobs citing SaaS 14 9 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.90% 1.38% 4.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.14% 10.34% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 24
Cambridge median daily rate £497 £225 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +120.91% -45.45% -4.62%
10th Percentile £300 £175 £406
90th Percentile £555 £468 £550
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £500 £225 £413
% change year-on-year +122.22% -45.45% -4.62%
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 172 87 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 23.31% 13.36% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 45 65
Cambridge median daily rate £423 £408 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.78% -9.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £278 £200 £375
90th Percentile £588 £545 £550
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £415 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -2.35% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 1 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.96 -
% change year-on-year -7.70% - -

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

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Cambridge over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (42.86%) CRM
2 6 (42.86%) Middleware
2 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (35.71%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (28.57%) TOGAF Certification
4 4 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (28.57%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (28.57%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (28.57%) User Stories
4 4 (28.57%) MuleSoft
4 4 (28.57%) Marketing Automation
4 4 (28.57%) Service Design
4 4 (28.57%) Marketo
4 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) Marketing
4 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) PaaS
5 3 (21.43%) Mule
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery

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 3 (21.43%) Mule
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Dynamics 365
1 4 (28.57%) PaaS
2 3 (21.43%) IaaS
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 2 (14.29%) Power BI
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
1 6 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365 Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) SaaS Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Angular Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 2 (14.29%) MEAN Stack
2 2 (14.29%) Node.js
2 2 (14.29%) React
3 1 (7.14%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) CRM
3 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (35.71%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 4 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (28.57%) Marketing Automation
4 4 (28.57%) Service Design
4 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) User Stories
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
6 2 (14.29%) Machine Learning
6 2 (14.29%) Market Research
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) Python
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
1 4 (28.57%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) KVM
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Marketo
2 4 (28.57%) MuleSoft
3 1 (7.14%) VMware