The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 99 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 -  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 10 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.76% 0.45% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.94% 8.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
Median daily rate £550 £518 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £428 £423
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.90 - -
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 Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 144 89 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 10.90% 4.97% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 52 27
Median daily rate £450 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.20 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.66% -  
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Manchester

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in Manchester

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 Manchester region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) OO
3 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (28.00%) PHP
3 7 (28.00%) Web Services
3 7 (28.00%) OOD
3 7 (28.00%) Project Management
3 7 (28.00%) Web Design
3 7 (28.00%) PaaS
4 6 (24.00%) SuccessFactors
4 6 (24.00%) SAP ERP
4 6 (24.00%) SAP Implementation
4 6 (24.00%) SAP GRC
4 6 (24.00%) SAP
4 6 (24.00%) MySQL
4 6 (24.00%) Ariba
4 6 (24.00%) SAP BW
4 6 (24.00%) ERP
4 6 (24.00%) Concur
5 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (20.00%) Apache
5 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 5 (20.00%) OOP
5 5 (20.00%) SAP HR
5 5 (20.00%) C#
5 5 (20.00%) LAMP
5 5 (20.00%) RESTful
5 5 (20.00%) Zend
5 5 (20.00%) Zend Framework
5 5 (20.00%) IaaS

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Project
2 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) SAP ERP
1 6 (24.00%) SAP GRC
2 5 (20.00%) SAP HR
3 2 (8.00%) SAP BPC
4 1 (4.00%) Magento
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) PaaS
2 6 (24.00%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (20.00%) IaaS
4 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (8.00%) Amazon S3
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) MySQL
1 6 (24.00%) SAP BW
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (8.00%) Big Data
4 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (8.00%) MSI
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Architect
3 6 (24.00%) SAP Architect
3 6 (24.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 6 (24.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (20.00%) PHP Developer
5 4 (16.00%) ERP Architect
5 4 (16.00%) LAMP Developer
5 4 (16.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Contracts Manager
6 3 (12.00%) SAP BW Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 5 (20.00%) LAMP
2 5 (20.00%) RESTful
2 5 (20.00%) Zend Framework
3 4 (16.00%) .NET
4 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.00%) Aurelia
4 2 (8.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (8.00%) CSS
4 2 (8.00%) Durandal
4 2 (8.00%) EJS
4 2 (8.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) Jinja
4 2 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (8.00%) LESS
4 2 (8.00%) Pug
4 2 (8.00%) React
4 2 (8.00%) Sass
4 2 (8.00%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) OO
2 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (28.00%) OOD
2 7 (28.00%) Project Management
2 7 (28.00%) Web Design
3 6 (24.00%) ERP
3 6 (24.00%) SAP Implementation
4 5 (20.00%) OOP
4 5 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 4 (16.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Machine Learning
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Service Design
6 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (8.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) PHP
2 5 (20.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) C
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
4 2 (8.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Ariba
1 6 (24.00%) Concur
1 6 (24.00%) SAP
2 5 (20.00%) Zend
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) Google
4 2 (8.00%) Wyse
5 1 (4.00%) ATG
5 1 (4.00%) hybris
5 1 (4.00%) Kronos
5 1 (4.00%) Sybase
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