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 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 87 98
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 15 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.00% 0.46% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.87% 6.86% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £400 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 152 102 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 10.09% 6.72% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 75 46
Median daily rate £423 £550 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.18% +43.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £340 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £393
% change year-on-year - +14.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £11.36 -
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 the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in the East Midlands

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

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

Contractor 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 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
Northamptonshire +1 5 £525 - 2
Leicestershire -9 3 - -
Derbyshire - 3 £400 - 1
Nottinghamshire -5 1 £600 +71.42% 5
SaaS
England

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 10 (45.45%) Web Services
1 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (36.36%) Microservices
3 7 (31.82%) Docker
4 6 (27.27%) DevOps
4 6 (27.27%) PaaS
4 6 (27.27%) IaaS
4 6 (27.27%) SOA
4 6 (27.27%) .NET
5 5 (22.73%) Linux
5 5 (22.73%) Firewall
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 4 (18.18%) Python
6 4 (18.18%) C#
6 4 (18.18%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) Puppet
6 4 (18.18%) SIEM
6 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (18.18%) DDoS Mitigation
6 4 (18.18%) Security Operations
7 3 (13.64%) Boomi
7 3 (13.64%) MuleSoft
7 3 (13.64%) User Experience
7 3 (13.64%) JIRA
7 3 (13.64%) REST

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 2 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (27.27%) IaaS
2 6 (27.27%) PaaS
3 3 (13.64%) Boomi
4 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (4.55%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Broadband
2 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
2 1 (4.55%) HSRP
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) MPLS
2 1 (4.55%) OSPF
2 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.55%) VLAN
2 1 (4.55%) VoIP
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Angular Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Cloud Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Security Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Web Services
2 6 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) REST
4 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.09%) boto
4 2 (9.09%) D3.js
4 2 (9.09%) Dojo
4 2 (9.09%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) Serverless Framework
4 2 (9.09%) SOAP
4 2 (9.09%) WSDL
4 2 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) CSS3
5 1 (4.55%) Django
5 1 (4.55%) Flask
5 1 (4.55%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (4.55%) J2EE
5 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (13.64%) User Experience
3 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Microservices
2 6 (27.27%) DevOps
2 6 (27.27%) SOA
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 4 (18.18%) DDoS Mitigation
4 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (18.18%) Security Operations
4 4 (18.18%) SIEM
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (9.09%) Load Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Open Source
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C#
1 4 (18.18%) Java
1 4 (18.18%) Python
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Dell
1 3 (13.64%) MuleSoft
2 2 (9.09%) Google
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (9.09%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (4.55%) Aruba
3 1 (4.55%) Avaya
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) F5
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Juniper
3 1 (4.55%) Meraki
3 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
3 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.55%) Workday
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