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 3 months to 24 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 48 66
Contract jobs citing SaaS 0 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 1.67% 1.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 13.75% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 8
Median daily rate - £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -21.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +4.41% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 74 80 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 11.86% 12.12% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 28 29
Median daily rate £450 £415 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% -12.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £212 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £15.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -69.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £27.50
% change year-on-year +79.64% -41.30%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (50.00%) Workday

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 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) CRM Architect
1 1 (50.00%) CRM Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) HR Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Mobility Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Workday