Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 131 139
Rank change year-on-year +16 +8 -8
Contract jobs citing SaaS 34 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.07% 0.62% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.90% 7.14% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 2
East Midlands median daily rate £500 £1,000 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +148.45% +17.52%
10th Percentile £320 £311 £300
90th Percentile £575 £1,000 £509
England median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £28.25 £41.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year -31.10% +27.13% +22.86%

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 382 280 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.99% 8.62% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 146 71
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -12.61%
10th Percentile £221 £316 £213
90th Percentile £588 £606 £475
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.29 £17.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.85% +42.00% -47.92%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.53 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.30 £70.69 £13.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year +5.26% -12.20% +20.22%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Northamptonshire +17 12 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +16 11 £520 +54.07% 6
Derbyshire -14 5 £275 -12.70% 2
Leicestershire - 3 £550 - 9
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 14 (41.18%) Migration
2 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
3 12 (35.29%) IaaS
4 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (29.41%) Project Management
6 9 (26.47%) Finance
7 8 (23.53%) PaaS
8 7 (20.59%) Middleware
8 7 (20.59%) ERP
8 7 (20.59%) Linux
9 6 (17.65%) Web Services
9 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
9 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
9 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (17.65%) Degree
9 6 (17.65%) Data Migration
9 6 (17.65%) Workday
9 6 (17.65%) DevOps
10 5 (14.71%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
10 5 (14.71%) HIPAA
10 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
10 5 (14.71%) Information Security
10 5 (14.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
11 4 (11.76%) Windows
11 4 (11.76%) SAP

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 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.94%) Camtasia
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) iTrent
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Infor M3
2 1 (2.94%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) IaaS
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (23.53%) PaaS
4 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.88%) iPaaS
5 2 (5.88%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) Broadband
2 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
2 1 (2.94%) HSRP
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) MPLS
2 1 (2.94%) OSPF
2 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.94%) VLAN
2 1 (2.94%) VoIP
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
2 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Retail
3 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.94%) Games
5 1 (2.94%) Local Government
5 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Architect
2 7 (20.59%) Azure Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Integration Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Web Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Developer
6 2 (5.88%) HR Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Integration Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Problem Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) Middleware
2 6 (17.65%) Web Services
3 4 (11.76%) .NET
4 3 (8.82%) REST
5 1 (2.94%) CSS
5 1 (2.94%) CSS3
5 1 (2.94%) Django
5 1 (2.94%) Flask
5 1 (2.94%) HTML
5 1 (2.94%) HTML5
5 1 (2.94%) Kafka
5 1 (2.94%) LESS
5 1 (2.94%) Node.js
5 1 (2.94%) Play Framework
5 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.94%) Sass
5 1 (2.94%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.94%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Migration
2 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Project Management
3 7 (20.59%) ERP
4 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 6 (17.65%) Data Migration
4 6 (17.65%) DevOps
4 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (14.71%) Information Security
5 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
5 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
6 4 (11.76%) Analytics
6 4 (11.76%) TOGAF
7 3 (8.82%) Data Analytics
7 3 (8.82%) IT Strategy
7 3 (8.82%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) C#
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.94%) CCSP
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.94%) MCSA
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) HIPAA
1 5 (14.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (8.82%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (2.94%) GxP
3 1 (2.94%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.94%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Workday
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 4 (11.76%) SAP
4 2 (5.88%) Remedy
4 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.94%) Apigee
5 1 (2.94%) Aruba
5 1 (2.94%) Avaya
5 1 (2.94%) Casewise
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Infor
5 1 (2.94%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.94%) Juniper
5 1 (2.94%) Meraki
5 1 (2.94%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.94%) Perforce
5 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com