Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 159 144 162
Rank change year-on-year -15 +18 -54
Contract jobs citing SaaS 28 64 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.65% 1.28% 0.80%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.01% 6.96% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 37 22
East of England median daily rate £548 £480 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.06% +3.78% +11.45%
10th Percentile £405 £354 £195
90th Percentile £675 £595 £714
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £80.00 - £55.00

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 931 919 692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.72% 18.37% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 549 414
East of England median daily rate £453 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £259 £234 £207
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 21
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -55.97% +156.45%
10th Percentile £15.18 £13.07 £14.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £56.25 £63.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +18.42% -7.32% +4.54%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 -21 13 £625 +36.99% 15
Cambridgeshire -19 12 £528 +5.50% 16
Bedfordshire +6 2 £550 +2.80% 1
Essex +24 1 £400 -20.00% 2
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 9 (32.14%) AWS
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Java
4 5 (17.86%) Windows
4 5 (17.86%) Linux
4 5 (17.86%) Python
4 5 (17.86%) Azure
4 5 (17.86%) PaaS
4 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
4 5 (17.86%) Docker
4 5 (17.86%) DevOps
4 5 (17.86%) Microservices
5 4 (14.29%) React
5 4 (14.29%) Ansible
5 4 (14.29%) IaaS
5 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (14.29%) SAP
5 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 4 (14.29%) Finance
6 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
6 3 (10.71%) Identity Management
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) Retail
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
6 3 (10.71%) Data Transformation
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
6 3 (10.71%) Office 365

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 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.57%) nginx
2 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) TPMS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Actimize
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (3.57%) NetSuite
2 1 (3.57%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) AWS
2 5 (17.86%) Azure
2 5 (17.86%) PaaS
3 4 (14.29%) IaaS
4 3 (10.71%) Office 365
5 2 (7.14%) GCP
5 2 (7.14%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.57%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (3.57%) GitHub
6 1 (3.57%) npm
6 1 (3.57%) Serverless
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%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
2 1 (3.57%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) BigQuery
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) GitLab
2 1 (3.57%) IntelliJ
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) SAP Architect
5 2 (7.14%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Server Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
2 4 (14.29%) React
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) jQuery
3 2 (7.14%) JSON
3 2 (7.14%) LDAP
3 2 (7.14%) Middleware
3 2 (7.14%) OpenID
3 2 (7.14%) REST
3 2 (7.14%) SAML
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) JMS
4 1 (3.57%) LAMP
4 1 (3.57%) OAuth
4 1 (3.57%) RESTful
4 1 (3.57%) SOAP
4 1 (3.57%) SPML
4 1 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.71%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) Private Cloud
2 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Life Science
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) DevOps
2 5 (17.86%) Microservices
3 4 (14.29%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.71%) Data Transformation
4 3 (10.71%) Identity Management
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Automation
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) Creative Thinking
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum
5 2 (7.14%) Secure Coding
5 2 (7.14%) SIEM
5 2 (7.14%) Validation
5 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) ES6
5 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CEH
1 2 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) COBIT
2 1 (3.57%) GDPR
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Docker
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) vCloud
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Ansible
2 3 (10.71%) Kubernetes
3 2 (7.14%) SCCM
3 2 (7.14%) Terraform
4 1 (3.57%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (3.57%) Knative
4 1 (3.57%) MOM
4 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.57%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) Rancher
4 1 (3.57%) SCOM
4 1 (3.57%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) SAP
2 3 (10.71%) Workday
3 2 (7.14%) Ariba
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) Concur
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Qualys
3 2 (7.14%) Veracode
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.57%) CA
4 1 (3.57%) ForgeRock
4 1 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.57%) McAfee
4 1 (3.57%) Mitel
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) Splunk
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Xamarin