Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 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
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 155 156
Rank change year-on-year +59 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing SaaS 29 26 38
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.19% 0.63% 0.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.74% 3.05% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 25
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +13.77%
10th Percentile £355 £345 £355
90th Percentile £584 £645 £568
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £64.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £81.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -56.92% +277.91% -47.24%

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 612 852 720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.22% 20.80% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 514 445
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £207 £259 £206
90th Percentile £600 £612 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 19
Median hourly rate £26.25 £19.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -54.12% +18.06%
10th Percentile £17.93 £14.16 £13.28
90th Percentile £61.98 £63.00 £99.50
Median hourly rate £31.25 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +43.68% +8.75% +5.49%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SaaS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SaaS in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for SaaS in the East of England

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SaaS in the East of England over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SaaS in the East of England

SaaS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SaaS in the East of England.

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 26 May 2020. 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
Cambridgeshire +31 18 £475 +13.70% 5
Hertfordshire +19 9 £449 -14.32% 3
Essex +34 1 £499 +24.75% 6
Suffolk - 1 - - 1
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (48.28%) AWS
2 11 (37.93%) PaaS
3 9 (31.03%) Web Services
4 8 (27.59%) Azure
4 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
5 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (24.14%) Node.js
5 7 (24.14%) Docker
5 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
5 7 (24.14%) Scrum
5 7 (24.14%) Kubernetes
6 6 (20.69%) .NET Core
6 6 (20.69%) C#
6 6 (20.69%) SQL
6 6 (20.69%) .NET
6 6 (20.69%) ServiceNow
7 5 (17.24%) Bitbucket
7 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
7 5 (17.24%) ITIL
7 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
7 5 (17.24%) Python
7 5 (17.24%) Migration
7 5 (17.24%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (17.24%) Microservices
7 5 (17.24%) Case Management
8 4 (13.79%) ERP
8 4 (13.79%) PMI Certification
8 4 (13.79%) High Availability
8 4 (13.79%) 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 (10.34%) Apache Spark
1 3 (10.34%) OpenStack
1 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (10.34%) NetSuite
2 1 (3.45%) SAP MM
2 1 (3.45%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (3.45%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 14 (48.28%) AWS
2 11 (37.93%) PaaS
3 8 (27.59%) Azure
4 4 (13.79%) Office 365
5 3 (10.34%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (10.34%) Amazon S3
5 3 (10.34%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (10.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (10.34%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (10.34%) OneDrive
6 2 (6.90%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (6.90%) IaaS
6 2 (6.90%) Serverless
7 1 (3.45%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) SMS
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon Redshift
1 3 (10.34%) Apache Hive
1 3 (10.34%) Big Data
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.45%) Data Lake
3 1 (3.45%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.24%) Bitbucket
3 3 (10.34%) GitLab
3 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
1 3 (10.34%) Legal
1 3 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
3 1 (3.45%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
1 6 (20.69%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) AWS Developer
2 5 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (17.24%) C# Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Cloud Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) Web Services
2 7 (24.14%) Node.js
3 6 (20.69%) .NET
3 6 (20.69%) .NET Core
4 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.45%) HTML
5 1 (3.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) PMI
2 2 (6.90%) Life Science
2 2 (6.90%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.90%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) BYOD
3 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Debian
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (24.14%) Scrum
3 5 (17.24%) Case Management
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) Microservices
3 5 (17.24%) Migration
3 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
3 5 (17.24%) Translating Business Requirements
3 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
4 4 (13.79%) ERP
4 4 (13.79%) High Availability
4 4 (13.79%) TDD
4 4 (13.79%) Test Management
5 3 (10.34%) BPR
5 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.34%) CRM
5 3 (10.34%) ETL
5 3 (10.34%) PRINCE
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.69%) C#
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) Python
4 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.34%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) PMI Certification
2 3 (10.34%) APMG
2 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) CISA
4 1 (3.45%) CISM
4 1 (3.45%) CRISC
4 1 (3.45%) ISEB
4 1 (3.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) GxP
2 2 (6.90%) GDPR
2 2 (6.90%) NIST
3 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Docker
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Kubernetes
2 3 (10.34%) Ansible
2 3 (10.34%) Terraform
3 1 (3.45%) CASB
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) ServiceNow
2 3 (10.34%) JD Edwards
2 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.34%) Talend
3 2 (6.90%) Ariba
3 2 (6.90%) Google
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) SAP