Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 86 66
Rank change year-on-year +29 -20 +19
Contract jobs citing SaaS 25 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.19% 0.70% 1.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.29% 6.06% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 14
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £500 £415 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.48% -17.82% +26.25%
10th Percentile £374 £194 £321
90th Percentile £588 £544 £550
East of England median daily rate £500 £421 £493
% change year-on-year +18.69% -14.47% -10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 243 165 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 21.24% 11.63% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 73 39
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £230 £200 £288
90th Percentile £588 £582 £550
East of England median daily rate £435 £450 £410
% change year-on-year -3.33% +9.76% -0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 0 3
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 - £11.25
10th Percentile £17.01 - £10.63
90th Percentile £24.21 - £14.58
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £62.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -72.00% +290.63% -46.67%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 2018. 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 +4 14 £465 -11.85% 8
Peterborough - 7 £550 - 6
SaaS
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (40.00%) DevOps
5 8 (32.00%) Migration
6 7 (28.00%) PaaS
7 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (24.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (24.00%) Middleware
7 6 (24.00%) CRM
7 6 (24.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (20.00%) Degree
8 5 (20.00%) IaaS
9 4 (16.00%) User Stories
9 4 (16.00%) Marketo
9 4 (16.00%) TOGAF Certification
9 4 (16.00%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (16.00%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (16.00%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (16.00%) MuleSoft
9 4 (16.00%) Marketing Automation
9 4 (16.00%) Service Design
9 4 (16.00%) Marketing
9 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
9 4 (16.00%) SOA
9 4 (16.00%) Acceptance Criteria
10 3 (12.00%) Active Directory

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 3 (12.00%) Mule
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (28.00%) PaaS
3 5 (20.00%) IaaS
4 4 (16.00%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (16.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Architect
1 8 (32.00%) Azure Consultant
1 8 (32.00%) Consultant
2 6 (24.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Office 365 Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Coach
5 1 (4.00%) Angular Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.00%) CRM Architect
5 1 (4.00%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Middleware
2 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.00%) MEAN Stack
3 2 (8.00%) Node.js
3 2 (8.00%) React
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Core
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) Life Science
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) DevOps
3 8 (32.00%) Migration
4 6 (24.00%) CRM
4 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (24.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 4 (16.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 4 (16.00%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (16.00%) Marketing Automation
5 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.00%) Service Design
5 4 (16.00%) SOA
5 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (16.00%) User Stories
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.00%) Data Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
6 2 (8.00%) Machine Learning
6 2 (8.00%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) Python
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) KVM
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Marketo
2 4 (16.00%) MuleSoft
3 2 (8.00%) AppDynamics
3 2 (8.00%) New Relic
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Workday