Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 93 77
Rank change year-on-year +13 -16 +13
Contract jobs citing SaaS 25 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.53% 0.071% 1.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.14% 0.61% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 7
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £381 £400 £363
90th Percentile £569 £400 £600
East of England median daily rate £500 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -5.56%
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 206 163 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.57% 11.50% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 94 78
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £155 £184 £205
90th Percentile £578 £575 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £27.00 - £15.50
10th Percentile £15.60 - £12.00
90th Percentile £56.25 - £17.60
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £40.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year -57.06% +158.73% -52.63%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +17 15 £463 +15.63% 7
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £575 -
St Albans - 1 £513 -
SaaS
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 (48.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) Retail
3 9 (36.00%) EPoS
3 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (36.00%) SAP
3 9 (36.00%) Content Management
3 9 (36.00%) CMS
3 9 (36.00%) Single Sign-On
4 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) Data Architecture
4 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle
6 5 (20.00%) PaaS
6 5 (20.00%) IaaS
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (16.00%) JIRA
7 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
7 4 (16.00%) Migration
8 3 (12.00%) Service Management
8 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (12.00%) VMware
8 3 (12.00%) IBM
8 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (12.00%) ETL
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 (36.00%) CMS
2 3 (12.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) HFM
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (4.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) IaaS
1 5 (20.00%) PaaS
2 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) dBASE
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Gatling
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) JMeter
2 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.00%) NeoLoad
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Architect
2 8 (32.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Applications Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) ETL Developer
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (12.00%) T-SQL Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Azure Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.00%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Service Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) EPoS
2 3 (12.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) Content Management
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Data Architecture
2 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.00%) Data Integration
4 3 (12.00%) ETL
4 3 (12.00%) Presales
4 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) Data Mapping
5 2 (8.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (8.00%) SOA
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) SAP
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (12.00%) IBM
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) AppDynamics
5 1 (4.00%) Dynatrace
5 1 (4.00%) Hyperion
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy