Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 149 132 161
Rank change year-on-year -17 +29 -15
Contract jobs citing SaaS 28 71 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.71% 1.39% 0.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.06% 6.83% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 42 28
East of England median daily rate £450 £500 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +18.69% -0.88%
10th Percentile £350 £300 £291
90th Percentile £678 £588 £575
England median daily rate £511 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +2.25% +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £80.00 £19.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year +310.26% -29.73% -32.32%

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 915 1,040 734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 23.07% 20.36% 14.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 631 434
East of England median daily rate £450 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £263 £194 £166
90th Percentile £625 £600 £579
England median daily rate £500 £480 £470
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.13% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 14
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -72.00% +247.22%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.57 £37.00
90th Percentile £40.50 £34.50 £63.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.71% -12.50% +5.26%

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 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 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
Hertfordshire -8 12 £444 -15.48% 13
Cambridgeshire -18 9 £525 +5.00% 21
Bedfordshire +8 4 £725 +46.84% 2
Suffolk +6 2 £388 +158.33% 2
Essex +44 1 £400 -20.00% 4
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 7 (25.00%) PaaS
2 6 (21.43%) IaaS
2 6 (21.43%) Microservices
2 6 (21.43%) Linux
3 5 (17.86%) PHP
3 5 (17.86%) HTML
3 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 5 (17.86%) JIRA
3 5 (17.86%) Laravel
3 5 (17.86%) Azure
3 5 (17.86%) AWS
4 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 4 (14.29%) jQuery
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) CSS
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 4 (14.29%) Finance
5 3 (10.71%) SAP
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 3 (10.71%) OO
5 3 (10.71%) Retail
5 3 (10.71%) Data Management
5 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (10.71%) DevOps
5 3 (10.71%) GCP

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 2 (7.14%) CMS
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.57%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.57%) nginx
2 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (3.57%) Magento
2 1 (3.57%) NetSuite
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) PaaS
2 6 (21.43%) IaaS
3 5 (17.86%) AWS
3 5 (17.86%) Azure
4 3 (10.71%) GCP
4 3 (10.71%) Office 365
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.57%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (3.57%) Serverless
5 1 (3.57%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) BigQuery
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.57%) NUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Games
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.71%) PHP Developer
4 3 (10.71%) SaaS Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.14%) EPoS Manager
5 2 (7.14%) EPoS Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) HTML
1 5 (17.86%) Laravel
2 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 4 (14.29%) CSS
2 4 (14.29%) jQuery
3 3 (10.71%) React
4 2 (7.14%) .NET
4 2 (7.14%) JSON
4 2 (7.14%) LAMP
4 2 (7.14%) Node.js
4 2 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.57%) HTML5
5 1 (3.57%) Middleware
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.57%) RESTful
5 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.57%) XSLT
5 1 (3.57%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.14%) EPoS
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Microservices
2 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 3 (10.71%) Data Management
4 3 (10.71%) DevOps
4 3 (10.71%) OO
4 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (7.14%) Creative Thinking
5 2 (7.14%) ERP
5 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) MVC
5 2 (7.14%) Secure Coding
5 2 (7.14%) Strategic Roadmap
5 2 (7.14%) Technology Roadmap
5 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 2 (7.14%) Validation
5 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) PHP
2 4 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.14%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CEH
1 2 (7.14%) CISSP
1 2 (7.14%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) COBIT
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) vCloud
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Kubernetes
1 3 (10.71%) Terraform
2 2 (7.14%) Ansible
2 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.14%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) Knative
3 1 (3.57%) Rancher
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) Citrix
2 2 (7.14%) Google
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Qualys
2 2 (7.14%) Veracode
2 2 (7.14%) Workday
3 1 (3.57%) Ariba
3 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.57%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.57%) McAfee
3 1 (3.57%) Mitel
3 1 (3.57%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.57%) Splunk
3 1 (3.57%) VMware