Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 87 66
Rank change year-on-year +13 -21 +25
Contract jobs citing SaaS 20 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.38% 0.16% 1.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.93% 1.46% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 5
Hertfordshire median daily rate £469 £513 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.54% -6.82% +15.79%
10th Percentile £333 £479 £325
90th Percentile £524 £536 £650
East of England median daily rate £475 £421 £425
% change year-on-year +12.76% -0.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £51.00 -

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 183 137 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.62% 11.11% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 79 65
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.36% -11.00%
10th Percentile £316 £135 £211
90th Percentile £556 £613 £570
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 - £15.50
10th Percentile £14.07 - £15.05
90th Percentile £56.25 - £15.75
East of England median hourly rate £18.50 £36.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -48.61% +132.26% -65.17%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 - 9 £506 - 3
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £600 -
Potters Bar - 1 £400 -
SaaS
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 13 (65.00%) Retail
3 9 (45.00%) Content Management
3 9 (45.00%) CMS
3 9 (45.00%) SAP
3 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (45.00%) EPoS
3 9 (45.00%) Single Sign-On
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (35.00%) Data Architecture
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
7 4 (20.00%) JIRA
8 3 (15.00%) Hyperion
8 3 (15.00%) HFM
8 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
8 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
9 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 2 (10.00%) Concur
9 2 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
9 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (10.00%) ERP
9 2 (10.00%) Data Management
9 2 (10.00%) Ruby

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 9 (45.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) HFM
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (5.00%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (5.00%) NetSuite
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (5.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 13 (65.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Architect
1 8 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Applications Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.00%) Business Finance Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Product Owner
4 1 (5.00%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Product Owner
4 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) EDI
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) EPoS
2 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) FMCG
2 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Content Management
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Data Architecture
2 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Management
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (5.00%) Expense Management
6 1 (5.00%) Record to Report
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) SAP
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Hyperion
4 2 (10.00%) Concur
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy
5 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com