Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 90 72
Rank change year-on-year +5 -18 +21
Contract jobs citing SaaS 16 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.05% 0.23% 1.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.69% 2.54% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 20
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £500 £586
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% -14.71% -13.15%
10th Percentile £389 £389 £400
90th Percentile £471 £605 £653
East of England median daily rate £425 £393 £525
% change year-on-year +8.28% -25.24% +23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £51.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year - +39.73% -22.34%

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 208 118 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.70% 8.88% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 70 72
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £513 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +24.62% -8.61%
10th Percentile £300 £181 £251
90th Percentile £549 £713 £650
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £155.00 - £22.75
10th Percentile £147.50 - £15.25
90th Percentile £162.50 - £53.63
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £30.23 £34.00
% change year-on-year +106.78% -11.10% +172.00%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 25 February 2018. 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 - 6 £425 - 5
SaaS
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 5 (31.25%) JSON
3 5 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (31.25%) Ruby
3 5 (31.25%) HTML5
3 5 (31.25%) CSS3
3 5 (31.25%) React
3 5 (31.25%) webpack
3 5 (31.25%) Redux
4 4 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (25.00%) Ansible
4 4 (25.00%) BDD
4 4 (25.00%) Redis
4 4 (25.00%) Bitbucket
4 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
6 2 (12.50%) SAP
6 2 (12.50%) Retail
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (6.25%) FMCG

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 (6.25%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.25%) HFM
1 1 (6.25%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (6.25%) JDE OneWorld
1 1 (6.25%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (25.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) webpack
2 4 (25.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 5 (31.25%) Product Owner
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Product Owner
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Head of Security
4 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Architect
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) CSS
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) CSS3
2 5 (31.25%) HTML5
2 5 (31.25%) JSON
2 5 (31.25%) React
2 5 (31.25%) Redux
2 5 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (6.25%) EDI
4 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) EPoS
2 1 (6.25%) FMCG
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (6.25%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (6.25%) Defect Management
6 1 (6.25%) Expense Management
6 1 (6.25%) Information Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security
6 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Transition Management
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
1 5 (31.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Concur
3 1 (6.25%) Hyperion
3 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards