Period
to 31 March 2020

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 31 March 2020 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
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 72 78 82
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 8 16 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.71% 1.16% 1.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.03% 6.08% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 15
Median daily rate £436 £525 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.90% +27.27% -19.51%
10th Percentile £409 £500 £355
90th Percentile £453 £631 £505
East of England median daily rate £450 £510 £450
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 264 263 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 23.47% 19.09% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 157 139
Median daily rate £411 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.53% +3.53% -19.05%
10th Percentile £204 £254 £300
90th Percentile £566 £575 £550
East of England median daily rate £430 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -1.71% +2.94% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Median hourly rate £104.25 £30.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.50% -29.41% -
10th Percentile £42.43 £22.90 £13.89
90th Percentile £173.88 £35.00 £92.75
Median hourly rate £22.67 £19.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +14.78% -53.53% +26.02%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Hertfordshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SaaS in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend 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 31 March 2020. 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 +5 4 £435 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £438 -
SaaS
East of England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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 3 (37.50%) AWS
2 2 (25.00%) PaaS
2 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (25.00%) GDPR
2 2 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 2 (25.00%) Technology Roadmap
2 2 (25.00%) NIST
2 2 (25.00%) Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) EPoS
2 2 (25.00%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) IaaS
2 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
3 1 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (12.50%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (12.50%) Data Encryption
3 1 (12.50%) GCP
3 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
3 1 (12.50%) React
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Laravel

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Azure
2 2 (25.00%) IaaS
2 2 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (12.50%) GCP
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (12.50%) Serverless
3 1 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
1 1 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) EPoS Manager
2 2 (25.00%) EPoS Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) SaaS Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) Laravel
2 1 (12.50%) React
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Chip and PIN
1 2 (25.00%) EPoS
1 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (25.00%) Technology Roadmap
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Architectural Design
2 1 (12.50%) Attestation
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) SIEM
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISA
1 1 (12.50%) CISM
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (12.50%) CRISC
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) GDPR
1 2 (25.00%) NIST
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CASB
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Ariba
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) SAP