Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 54 42
Rank change year-on-year -6 -12 +4
Contract jobs citing SaaS 9 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.33% 0.66% 1.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.95% 4.21% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 8
Cambridge median daily rate £413 £480 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.06% -2.54% -6.19%
10th Percentile £260 £465 £187
90th Percentile £511 £495 £508
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £500 £480 £480
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +12.94%
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 182 95 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 26.92% 15.70% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 50 32
Cambridge median daily rate £446 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.83% - -
10th Percentile £243 £213 £326
90th Percentile £625 £564 £550
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £450 £470 £438
% change year-on-year -4.26% +7.43% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 4
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 - £12.88
10th Percentile £17.50 - £10.63
90th Percentile £175.00 - £16.83
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 - £14.50

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 18 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) Python
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) PaaS
1 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
2 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (33.33%) Node.js
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) DSDM
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) MEAN Stack
2 3 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Market Research
3 2 (22.22%) React
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (11.11%) IaaS
4 1 (11.11%) Xbox
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (11.11%) Internet of Things
4 1 (11.11%) People Management

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 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Blender
1 1 (11.11%) Maya
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (11.11%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) PaaS
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Angular Developer
3 2 (22.22%) DSDM Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) 3D Artist
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) SaaS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SaaS Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
2 3 (33.33%) MEAN Stack
2 3 (33.33%) Node.js
3 2 (22.22%) React
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Core
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Animation
2 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (11.11%) HoloLens
2 1 (11.11%) Internet of Things
2 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (11.11%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) DSDM
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
3 2 (22.22%) Market Research
4 1 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) SAP