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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 67 68
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 4 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.60% 0.57% 0.98%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.76% 12.12% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £363 £475 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.68% -1.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.41% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £19.61 £20.00
% change year-on-year +231.46% -1.95%  

SaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 84 33 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 12.69% 4.69% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 15 8
Median daily rate £425 £340 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -28.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £179 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.49 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year +70.58% -36.44%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing SaaS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Glasgow over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 5 (50.00%) IaaS
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) PaaS
3 3 (30.00%) Umbraco
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Maximo
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware
4 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Sitecore
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (20.00%) Document Management
5 1 (10.00%) Spring
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM

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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (30.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (10.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Maximo
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) IaaS
2 4 (40.00%) PaaS
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Gradle
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Technology Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) CRM Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Architect
4 1 (10.00%) SaaS Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Integration Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) Java EE
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) Struts
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) XHTML
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Document Management
3 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Sitecore