Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 82 73
Rank change year-on-year +18 -9 -29
Contract jobs citing SaaS 13 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.30% 0.77% 0.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.65% 4.95% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 7
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £500 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +58.33% -28.36%
10th Percentile £330 £380 £171
90th Percentile £585 £498 £501
East of England median daily rate £511 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +13.61% +12.50% -23.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £51.00
East of England 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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 230 182 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 23.02% 15.50% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 72 41
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £443 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.67% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £168 £159 £205
90th Percentile £600 £536 £550
East of England median daily rate £439 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +3.24% +3.03% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 6
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.38 - £16.00
10th Percentile £11.43 - £10.63
90th Percentile £175.00 - £35.50
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £40.00 £33.73
% change year-on-year -51.25% +18.61% +117.58%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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 -5 6 £413 -13.16% 12
Peterborough - 5 £550 -
SaaS
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 March 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (61.54%) DevOps
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) PaaS
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) DSDM
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) JIRA
4 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 2 (15.38%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.69%) HoloLens
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Core
5 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (7.69%) IaaS
5 1 (7.69%) Xbox
5 1 (7.69%) MEAN Stack
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Blender
5 1 (7.69%) ZBrush
5 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (7.69%) Node.js

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Blender
1 1 (7.69%) Maya
1 1 (7.69%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (23.08%) PaaS
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.69%) Games
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Azure Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) DSDM Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) 3D Artist
3 1 (7.69%) Angular Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SaaS Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Core
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) MEAN Stack
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
1 1 (7.69%) Animation
1 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (7.69%) HoloLens
1 1 (7.69%) Internet of Things
1 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (7.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) DevOps
2 7 (53.85%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) DSDM
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 1 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) People Management
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
1 2 (15.38%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) VMware