Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 145 161
Rank change year-on-year -8 +16 +6
Contract jobs citing SaaS 50 42 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.98% 0.88% 0.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.31% 9.05% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 22
East of England median daily rate £425 £478 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.99% +0.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £345 £348 £389
90th Percentile £575 £600 £710
England median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
East of England median hourly rate - - £35.25
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 of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 684 464 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.39% 9.68% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 263 298
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £139 £208 £262
90th Percentile £588 £588 £519
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 25
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £18.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.22% -42.86% +103.23%
10th Percentile £37.00 £12.10 £13.20
90th Percentile £63.75 £34.18 £45.30
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 of England

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in the East of England

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in the East of England

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in the East of England

SaaS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SaaS in the East of England

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England 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
Bedfordshire +3 18 £450 +7.78% 2
Hertfordshire -6 12 £413 -2.94% 11
Cambridgeshire -24 12 £415 -17.82% 13
Essex -12 5 £535 +52.86% 1
Norfolk 0 2 £450 - 2
East Anglia - 1 - -
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 of England region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) PaaS
3 14 (28.00%) Web Services
4 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (24.00%) Scrum
6 11 (22.00%) Retail
6 11 (22.00%) REST
7 10 (20.00%) IaaS
7 10 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 10 (20.00%) JSON
8 9 (18.00%) Windows
8 9 (18.00%) SQL
8 9 (18.00%) SOAP
8 9 (18.00%) Middleware
8 9 (18.00%) Ansible
9 8 (16.00%) XML
9 8 (16.00%) Finance
9 8 (16.00%) Migration
10 7 (14.00%) Linux
10 7 (14.00%) HTML
10 7 (14.00%) Java
10 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
10 7 (14.00%) SSL
10 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
11 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (12.00%) Data Integration
11 6 (12.00%) React
11 6 (12.00%) webpack
11 6 (12.00%) Redux
11 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (10.00%) JBoss
1 5 (10.00%) Mule
1 5 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.00%) NetSuite
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (32.00%) PaaS
2 10 (20.00%) IaaS
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.00%) Office 365
5 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.00%) Serverless
5 1 (2.00%) Taleo
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) SSL
2 5 (10.00%) HTTP
2 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.00%) Internet
3 2 (4.00%) LDAP
3 2 (4.00%) Skype
3 2 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.00%) Redis
3 2 (4.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.00%) Power BI
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) webpack
2 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.00%) JIRA
2 5 (10.00%) Maven
3 4 (8.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.00%) Selenium
5 1 (2.00%) Babel
5 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (22.00%) Retail
2 8 (16.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Architect
2 11 (22.00%) Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Consultant
4 6 (12.00%) Technical Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Integration Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Product Owner
7 3 (6.00%) Azure Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Data Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Data Integration Architect
7 3 (6.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Azure Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) Web Services
2 11 (22.00%) REST
3 10 (20.00%) JSON
4 9 (18.00%) Middleware
4 9 (18.00%) SOAP
5 8 (16.00%) XML
6 7 (14.00%) HTML
7 6 (12.00%) React
7 6 (12.00%) Redux
7 6 (12.00%) XSLT
8 5 (10.00%) CSS
8 5 (10.00%) CSS3
8 5 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (10.00%) HTML5
8 5 (10.00%) Java EE
8 5 (10.00%) Java SE
8 5 (10.00%) JSON Schema
8 5 (10.00%) OAuth
8 5 (10.00%) Spring Boot
8 5 (10.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) EPoS
4 1 (2.00%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Linux
3 6 (12.00%) Solaris
3 6 (12.00%) Unix
4 5 (10.00%) AIX
4 5 (10.00%) HPUX
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.00%) Scrum
3 10 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (16.00%) Migration
5 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.00%) Data Integration
6 6 (12.00%) ITIL
6 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 5 (10.00%) Kanban
7 5 (10.00%) Microservices
7 5 (10.00%) SDLC
7 5 (10.00%) TDD
7 5 (10.00%) TOGAF
7 5 (10.00%) UML
8 4 (8.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 4 (8.00%) Data Architecture
8 4 (8.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.00%) Java
2 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (10.00%) Groovy
4 5 (10.00%) Ruby
4 5 (10.00%) XPath
5 2 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (2.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) CISSP
3 1 (2.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (2.00%) CEH
3 1 (2.00%) CISA
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.00%) CISM
3 1 (2.00%) CRISC
3 1 (2.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) COBIT
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) GDPR
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) Ansible
2 5 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (2.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) webMethods
2 5 (10.00%) WSO2
3 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.00%) Citrix
5 2 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.00%) Workday