Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 24 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 75 89
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14 +9
Contract jobs citing SaaS 9 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.69% 1.07% 0.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.42% 12.12% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 5
Glasgow median daily rate £300 £293 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -39.06% +50.00%
10th Percentile £293 £131 £259
90th Percentile £386 £497 £495
Scotland median daily rate £328 £394 £306
% change year-on-year -16.83% +28.57% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 166 99 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.78% 8.86% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 66 20
Glasgow median daily rate £360 £345 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +6.98% +0.78%
10th Percentile £300 £236 £210
90th Percentile £473 £469 £498
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +14.29% +4.63% -10.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £30.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.29% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +60.71% +40.00% -36.51%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Glasgow

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) IaaS
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (66.67%) Umbraco
4 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Sitecore
5 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
5 4 (44.44%) QA
5 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Compatibility Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Web Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 4 (44.44%) Rapid Prototyping
5 4 (44.44%) Big Data
5 4 (44.44%) User Experience
5 4 (44.44%) Prototyping
5 4 (44.44%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (33.33%) CRM
6 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (11.11%) Power BI
8 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
8 1 (11.11%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (11.11%) Data Lake
8 1 (11.11%) Time Management
8 1 (11.11%) Office 365

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 6 (66.67%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) IaaS
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Data Lake
2 1 (11.11%) Power BI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Software Tester
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) CRM Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) HR Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Power BI Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (44.44%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) Compatibility Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 4 (44.44%) Prototyping
3 4 (44.44%) Rapid Prototyping
3 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Web Testing
4 3 (33.33%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Sitecore