Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 64 94
Rank change year-on-year -23 +30 -10
Contract jobs citing SaaS 10 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.70% 1.60% 0.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.78% 16.67% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 6
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £415 £505 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.82% +22.42% -
10th Percentile £194 £310 £394
90th Percentile £544 £550 £856
East of England median daily rate £425 £478 £475
% change year-on-year -10.99% +0.53% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £35.25

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 173 108 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 12.15% 9.57% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 37 133
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +6.45%
10th Percentile £200 £310 £326
90th Percentile £574 £550 £512
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £12.88 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.57% -
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £16.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year +290.63% -49.21% +103.23%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Cambridgeshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Cambridgeshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in Cambridgeshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -14 5 £528 +4.46% 8
Huntingdon - 1 - -
SaaS
East of England

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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) PaaS
3 4 (40.00%) Confluence
3 4 (40.00%) JIRA
3 4 (40.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 4 (40.00%) DSDM
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Business Forecasting
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (20.00%) Selenium
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) IaaS
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (10.00%) PHP
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) MySQL
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (40.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (10.00%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) PaaS
2 2 (20.00%) IaaS
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) Power BI
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Project Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Service Architect
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SaaS Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 4 (40.00%) DSDM
1 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Business Forecasting
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Compliance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Order to Cash
4 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (10.00%) Record to Report
4 1 (10.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards