Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 86 87
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -6
Contract jobs citing SaaS 23 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.46% 0.87% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.90% 6.76% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 7
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -2.94% -22.73%
10th Percentile £381 £401 £366
90th Percentile £570 £471 £610
East of England median daily rate £500 £425 £493
% change year-on-year +17.65% -13.71% -10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 211 207 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.38% 12.86% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 123 82
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £150 £208 £205
90th Percentile £556 £550 £671
East of England median daily rate £435 £450 £410
% change year-on-year -3.33% +9.76% -0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 - £16.00
10th Percentile £14.55 - £11.50
90th Percentile £30.35 - £18.40
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £62.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -72.00% +290.63% -46.67%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +8 10 £388 -8.82% 5
Welwyn Garden City - 8 £538 -
St Albans - 1 £513 -
SaaS
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 8 (34.78%) Oracle
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) ERP
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (26.09%) PaaS
3 6 (26.09%) IaaS
4 5 (21.74%) JIRA
4 5 (21.74%) Test Management
4 5 (21.74%) Retail
5 4 (17.39%) Finance
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) VMware
5 4 (17.39%) Service Management
5 4 (17.39%) Hyperion
5 4 (17.39%) IBM
5 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
5 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
5 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (17.39%) OpenStack
5 4 (17.39%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (17.39%) Presales
5 4 (17.39%) Defect Management
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (13.04%) REST
6 3 (13.04%) Data Integration
6 3 (13.04%) Degree
6 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting

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 4 (17.39%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (26.09%) IaaS
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (26.09%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2016
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) dBASE
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Gatling
3 1 (4.35%) JMeter
3 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.35%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.35%) NeoLoad
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (21.74%) Retail
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) French Language
3 1 (4.35%) German Language
3 1 (4.35%) Spanish Language
3 1 (4.35%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Architect
1 5 (21.74%) Test Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Azure Architect
3 3 (13.04%) ETL Developer
3 3 (13.04%) IT Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
3 3 (13.04%) T-SQL Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.70%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) REST
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) FMCG
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ERP
2 5 (21.74%) Test Management
3 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Defect Management
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Presales
3 4 (17.39%) Service Management
4 3 (13.04%) Data Integration
4 3 (13.04%) Data Management
4 3 (13.04%) ETL
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) API Development
5 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (8.70%) Data Mapping
5 2 (8.70%) Decision-Making
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
1 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
1 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Hyperion
2 4 (17.39%) IBM
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) SAP
4 2 (8.70%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) AppDynamics
5 1 (4.35%) Dynatrace
5 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow