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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 28 June 2022 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 67 58 64
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6 +43
Contract jobs citing SaaS 28 22 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.04% 2.06% 1.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.24% 6.11% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 8
10th Percentile £404 £303 £376
25th Percentile £463 £406 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £470 £488
Median % change year-on-year +3.72% -3.59% -
75th Percentile £500 £528 £513
90th Percentile £619 £594 £550
England median daily rate £582 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +10.76% - -

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 449 360 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 32.75% 33.71% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 256 144
10th Percentile £150 £103 £182
25th Percentile £261 £213 £280
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £425
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +1.19%
75th Percentile £525 £494 £523
90th Percentile £596 £600 £604
England median daily rate £550 £510 £500
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 7
10th Percentile £14.10 £10.00 £11.24
25th Percentile £16.15 £10.81 £11.63
Median hourly rate £19.25 £15.00 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year +28.33% -6.25% +14.29%
75th Percentile £24.50 £22.17 £34.45
90th Percentile £36.00 £27.42 £50.89
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.99% +5.25% -4.76%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in the East Midlands

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SaaS in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for SaaS in the East Midlands

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SaaS in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for SaaS in the East Midlands

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 28 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire +16 18 £488 - 13
Northamptonshire -1 7 £500 +73.91% 1
Derbyshire - 2 - - 2
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 17 (60.71%) Azure
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) C#
4 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 7 (25.00%) .NET
4 7 (25.00%) PaaS
5 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (21.43%) Agile
6 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
6 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
6 5 (17.86%) Java
6 5 (17.86%) Python
7 4 (14.29%) OOD
7 4 (14.29%) ETL
7 4 (14.29%) OO
7 4 (14.29%) C++
7 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 4 (14.29%) C
7 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
7 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
7 4 (14.29%) Tableau
7 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (14.29%) Data Structures
7 4 (14.29%) Algorithms
7 4 (14.29%) SDLC
7 4 (14.29%) Power BI
7 4 (14.29%) Looker

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (3.57%) SAS
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 17 (60.71%) Azure
2 7 (25.00%) PaaS
3 4 (14.29%) Fivetran
3 4 (14.29%) Power Platform
3 4 (14.29%) Snowflake
3 4 (14.29%) Stitch
4 3 (10.71%) Azure Event Grid
4 3 (10.71%) Azure Logic Apps
4 3 (10.71%) IaaS
4 3 (10.71%) Serverless
5 2 (7.14%) Azure Functions
5 2 (7.14%) Azure Service Bus
6 1 (3.57%) AWS
6 1 (3.57%) Power Automate
6 1 (3.57%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) DNS
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
3 4 (14.29%) Looker
3 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 4 (14.29%) Power BI
3 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.29%) Tableau
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.29%) Documentation Skills
1 4 (14.29%) Social Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 2 (7.14%) Billing
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Azure Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Data Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Azure Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Billing Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Billing Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Head of Engineering
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Integration Developer
4 2 (7.14%) SaaS Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) SaaS Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) Middleware
2 3 (10.71%) SOAP
3 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.57%) ARM Templates
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) JSON
3 1 (3.57%) Node.js
3 1 (3.57%) React
3 1 (3.57%) Regular Expression
3 1 (3.57%) REST
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Algorithms
1 4 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.71%) Private Cloud
3 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Agile
2 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.29%) CI/CD
3 4 (14.29%) ETL
3 4 (14.29%) OO
3 4 (14.29%) OOD
3 4 (14.29%) SDLC
4 3 (10.71%) Analytics
4 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity
4 3 (10.71%) Data Analytics
4 3 (10.71%) DevOps
4 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.71%) Programme Delivery
4 3 (10.71%) Scrum
4 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
5 2 (7.14%) CRM
5 2 (7.14%) ERP
5 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) C#
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
3 5 (17.86%) Python
4 4 (14.29%) C
4 4 (14.29%) C++
4 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) MCDBA
1 1 (3.57%) MCP
1 1 (3.57%) MCSA
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (7.14%) Terraform
3 1 (3.57%) Ansible
3 1 (3.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Blue Prism
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) UiPath