Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 17 November 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)
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 120 156
Rank change year-on-year +25 +36 -42
Contract jobs citing SaaS 41 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.82% 0.87% 0.092%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.14% 9.13% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 1
Leeds median daily rate £488 £525 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +35.48% -24.39%
10th Percentile £300 £363 £381
90th Percentile £713 £610 £394
West Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £525 £388
% change year-on-year -7.14% +35.48% -24.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 312 252 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.87% 9.57% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 190 121
Leeds median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +35.71%
10th Percentile £213 £324 £313
90th Percentile £638 £613 £625
West Yorkshire median daily rate £434 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.06% - +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Leeds median hourly rate £22.75 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.90% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £15.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +32.26% -34.74% -

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Leeds

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SaaS in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Leeds

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 28 (68.29%) Finance
2 27 (65.85%) PaaS
3 25 (60.98%) IaaS
4 21 (51.22%) IT Strategy
5 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
6 14 (34.15%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (34.15%) TOGAF
7 13 (31.71%) SOA
7 13 (31.71%) MVC
8 11 (26.83%) Management Information System
8 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (24.39%) UML
9 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
10 9 (21.95%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (21.95%) DNS
11 8 (19.51%) Information Architecture
11 8 (19.51%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (19.51%) Financial Modelling
11 8 (19.51%) Business Process Modelling
12 7 (17.07%) Immutable Infrastructure
12 7 (17.07%) PKI
12 7 (17.07%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (17.07%) ITIL
12 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (17.07%) SAML
13 6 (14.63%) VMware
13 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
13 6 (14.63%) Dell
13 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (12.20%) Retail

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (9.76%) Confluence
2 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 27 (65.85%) PaaS
2 25 (60.98%) IaaS
3 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (7.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Big Data
3 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) JIRA
2 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) JMeter
3 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.44%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (68.29%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Architect
2 19 (46.34%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (17.07%) Azure Architect
4 6 (14.63%) Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Architect
6 4 (9.76%) ERP Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.88%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (4.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Azure Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
8 2 (4.88%) CRM Business Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Salesforce Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) SAML
2 4 (9.76%) Web Services
3 2 (4.88%) .NET
3 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.88%) WSDL
3 2 (4.88%) XML
4 1 (2.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (26.83%) Management Information System
3 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
4 9 (21.95%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (17.07%) PKI
6 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
1 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) IT Strategy
2 14 (34.15%) TOGAF
3 13 (31.71%) MVC
3 13 (31.71%) SOA
4 10 (24.39%) UML
5 8 (19.51%) Business Process Modelling
5 8 (19.51%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (19.51%) Financial Modelling
5 8 (19.51%) Information Architecture
6 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.07%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (17.07%) Immutable Infrastructure
6 7 (17.07%) ITIL
7 5 (12.20%) Service Design
8 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (9.76%) ERP
8 4 (9.76%) Service Management
9 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.32%) ITSM
9 3 (7.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) Java
1 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) CCDP
1 3 (7.32%) CCNP
1 3 (7.32%) Chartered Engineer
1 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.32%) CISM
1 3 (7.32%) CISSP
2 2 (4.88%) AWS Certification
2 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) CCIE
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
1 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) Terraform
3 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Dell
2 6 (14.63%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) Logi
5 2 (4.88%) Logi Analytics
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.44%) Informatica
6 1 (2.44%) Tableau
6 1 (2.44%) Talend