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 25 June 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)
South West / Devon
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 14 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 4.18% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +4.41% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £19.61 £16.25
% change year-on-year +231.46% +20.67%  

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 72 12 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 21.49% 5.48% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 8 3
Median daily rate £400 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +3.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £324 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £359 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £393
% change year-on-year - +14.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.53% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +75.75% -40.00%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Devon over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 25 June 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
Plymouth - 12 £400 - 1
Exeter - 2 £355 - 1
SaaS
South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 18 (85.71%) IaaS
2 17 (80.95%) PaaS
3 12 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (57.14%) Internet
3 12 (57.14%) Firewall
4 8 (38.10%) Project Planning
4 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
4 8 (38.10%) HTML
4 8 (38.10%) Java
5 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle
5 6 (28.57%) Migration
5 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (19.05%) SDLC
6 4 (19.05%) QA
6 4 (19.05%) Release Management
7 3 (14.29%) Web Services
8 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
8 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (9.52%) Security Operations
8 2 (9.52%) BYOD
8 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
8 2 (9.52%) Juniper
8 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
8 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
9 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
9 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.76%) Scrum

SaaS
Co-occurring 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 18 (85.71%) IaaS
2 17 (80.95%) PaaS
3 12 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) Firewall
1 12 (57.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Security Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) IT Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) IT Security Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Development Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Engineering Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Java Development Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) SDLC Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Development Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Development Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Development Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) SDLC Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Security Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) BYOD
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Project Planning
1 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
2 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) Release Management
3 4 (19.05%) SDLC
4 2 (9.52%) Security Operations
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
2 2 (9.52%) Juniper
2 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft