Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 52 29
Rank change year-on-year +8 -23 +38
Contract jobs citing SaaS 12 9 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.94% 1.43% 6.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.00% 10.98% 33.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 32
Cambridge median daily rate £500 £225 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +122.22% -45.45% -4.62%
10th Percentile £440 £183 £406
90th Percentile £592 £541 £534
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 - £51.00 -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 150 82 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 24.27% 13.00% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 44 98
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £400 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -7.25% +7.81%
10th Percentile £307 £200 £375
90th Percentile £574 £514 £550
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £415 £419 £450
% change year-on-year -0.90% -6.94% +16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.98 -
% change year-on-year -7.80% - -

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 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (41.67%) CRM
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Marketing
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) User Stories
4 4 (33.33%) Marketo
4 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (33.33%) SOA
4 4 (33.33%) Middleware
4 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 4 (33.33%) TOGAF Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Marketing Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Service Design
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) MuleSoft
4 4 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 4 (33.33%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (25.00%) Mule
6 2 (16.67%) User Experience
6 2 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (16.67%) Campaign Management
6 2 (16.67%) HubSpot
6 2 (16.67%) SAP HR
6 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis

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 (25.00%) Mule
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (16.67%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) IaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (41.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) CRM Architect
3 1 (8.33%) CRM Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (41.67%) CRM
4 4 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (33.33%) Marketing Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 4 (33.33%) Service Design
4 4 (33.33%) SOA
4 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) User Stories
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Campaign Management
5 2 (16.67%) Decision-Making
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
6 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 1 (8.33%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
1 4 (33.33%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) KVM
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Marketo
2 4 (33.33%) MuleSoft
3 2 (16.67%) HubSpot
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) VMware