Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 83 89
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6 +18
Contract jobs citing SaaS 12 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.76% 0.86% 0.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.49% 9.60% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 12
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -10.53% -24.00%
10th Percentile £399 £363 £403
90th Percentile £441 £610 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £478 £475
% change year-on-year -10.99% +0.53% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £35.25

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 185 125 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 11.66% 8.96% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 75 63
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +12.90% -3.13%
10th Percentile £210 £205 £177
90th Percentile £560 £633 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £16.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.67% +140.00%
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £16.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year +290.63% -49.21% +103.23%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Hertfordshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Hertfordshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Watford -11 6 £425 -29.17%
SaaS
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Ruby
2 5 (41.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (41.67%) JSON
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) HTML5
2 5 (41.67%) CSS3
2 5 (41.67%) React
2 5 (41.67%) webpack
2 5 (41.67%) Redux
3 4 (33.33%) Ansible
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) Redis
3 4 (33.33%) Bitbucket
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Retail
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) EPoS
6 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (8.33%) SQL

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (8.33%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (33.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) webpack
2 4 (33.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (33.33%) Product Owner
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Product Owner
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Architect
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Financial Architect
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Web Applications Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Web Applications Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) CSS3
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) HTML5
1 5 (41.67%) JSON
1 5 (41.67%) React
1 5 (41.67%) Redux
1 5 (41.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) EPoS
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) BDD
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Ruby
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (8.33%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) SAP