The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for SaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
South West / Devon
Rank 30 32 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.70% 1.04% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.95% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £475 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.63% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £436 £425
% change year-on-year +3.15% +2.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £11.05

SaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 39 22 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 15.06% 11.46% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 2
Median daily rate £519 £440 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.89% -12.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £23.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +135.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon citing SaaS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Devon

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Devon

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Devon region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 7 £475 - 2
SaaS
South West

SaaS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Devon region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) PaaS
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (60.00%) IaaS
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) Release Management
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) ISO 14001
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability
6 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) IaaS
1 6 (60.00%) PaaS
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Lead Software Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
2 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Development Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Java Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Java Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Process Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Release Management
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 2 (20.00%) ISO 14001
2 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle