The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 29 March 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 Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 34 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 -  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.34% 2.14% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.86% 35.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £550 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.93% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £428 £423
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.95 - £12.10

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 35 17 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 11.90% 6.07% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 2
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.25 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.36% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.05% -13.35%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Leicestershire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Loughborough +3 1 £550 +57.14%
SaaS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EPoS
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Boomi
2 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Boomi
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Architect
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS Architect
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAP