Period
to 16 December 2018

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 6 months to 16 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)
South West > Devon
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 45 47
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 +12
Contract jobs citing SaaS 13 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.83% 1.55% 1.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.90% 10.13% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 6
Devon median daily rate £360 £588 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.72% +38.24% +78.95%
10th Percentile £299 £386 £305
90th Percentile £470 £689 £504
South West median daily rate £398 £488 £413
% change year-on-year -18.36% +18.18% +10.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Devon median hourly rate - £35.00 -
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 Devon with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 146 79 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 31.81% 15.31% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 34 12
Devon median daily rate £475 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +16.44% +4.29%
10th Percentile £310 £274 £263
90th Percentile £550 £625 £482
South West median daily rate £430 £400 £423
% change year-on-year +7.44% -5.33% +17.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Devon median hourly rate £10.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.43% - -
South West median hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -2.70% -43.94% +78.38%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

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 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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 6 months to 16 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
Exeter -1 9 £350 -40.43% 9
SaaS
South West

For the 6 months to 16 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 Devon region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) TDD
2 5 (38.46%) RESTful
3 4 (30.77%) Office 365
3 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
3 4 (30.77%) NUnit
3 4 (30.77%) Process Management
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 3 (23.08%) Information Management
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) IT Strategy
4 3 (23.08%) Decision-Making
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Debt
5 2 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Core

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 4 (30.77%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) NUnit
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) HR Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) SaaS Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) RESTful
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Core
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) Sass
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.69%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) MVC
1 5 (38.46%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Process Management
3 3 (23.08%) BDD
3 3 (23.08%) Decision-Making
3 3 (23.08%) Information Management
3 3 (23.08%) IT Strategy
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Debt
3 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) SOLID
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) TypeScript
6 1 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.69%) Google