Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 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)
South West > Devon
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 45 40
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5 +15
Contract jobs citing SaaS 10 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.87% 2.64% 3.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.25% 8.59% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 12
Devon median daily rate £363 £314 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% -21.63% -27.27%
10th Percentile £308 £278 £279
90th Percentile £410 £341 £482
South West median daily rate £425 £488 £415
% change year-on-year -12.82% +17.47% -10.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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 160 163 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 29.96% 30.70% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 95 50
Devon median daily rate £480 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.71% +9.38% +11.42%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £286
90th Percentile £613 £550 £558
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £380
% change year-on-year +11.76% +11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Devon median hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.43% +180.00% -46.81%
10th Percentile £14.00 £27.55 £11.25
90th Percentile £68.75 £101.00 £13.75
South West median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +17.14% -63.16% +171.43%

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
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 19 May 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
Exeter +3 6 £376 +20.02% 6
SaaS
South West

For the 6 months to 19 May 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 Devon region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Office 365
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Information Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) NGA Human Resources
4 2 (20.00%) XenApp
4 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) HR Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) React
1 1 (10.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Information Management
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Data Validation
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Server Management
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Identification
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) XenApp
1 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Lumesse
2 2 (20.00%) NGA Human Resources
2 2 (20.00%) Northgate
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle