Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 129 133
Rank change year-on-year +15 +4 -12
Contract jobs citing SaaS 28 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.95% 0.76% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.29% 7.34% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 12
Manchester median daily rate £408 £400 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% -9.60% -12.59%
10th Percentile £291 £325 £378
90th Percentile £653 £591 £618
North West median daily rate £485 £375 £475
% change year-on-year +29.33% -21.05% -9.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 384 368 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.07% 10.37% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 230 115
Manchester median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £250 £263 £255
90th Percentile £600 £551 £538
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Manchester median hourly rate £24.50 £13.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.48% -28.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £11.35 £12.25 £10.20
90th Percentile £126.98 £15.25 £31.80
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.07% -44.00% +31.58%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in Manchester

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Wigan - 1 - - 1
SaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (32.14%) E-Commerce
3 8 (28.57%) DevOps
4 6 (21.43%) Linux
4 6 (21.43%) Python
4 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 6 (21.43%) HTML
4 6 (21.43%) CSS
4 6 (21.43%) PaaS
5 5 (17.86%) nginx
5 5 (17.86%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) Apache
6 4 (14.29%) SAN
6 4 (14.29%) NetApp
6 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 4 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (14.29%) VMware
6 4 (14.29%) MySQL
6 4 (14.29%) PHP
6 4 (14.29%) Windows
6 4 (14.29%) CentOS
6 4 (14.29%) HTML5
6 4 (14.29%) Puppet
6 4 (14.29%) CSS3
6 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) Docker
6 4 (14.29%) User Experience
6 4 (14.29%) Apache Spark
6 4 (14.29%) Kubernetes

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 (17.86%) nginx
2 4 (14.29%) Apache
2 4 (14.29%) Apache Spark
3 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (10.71%) InVision
1 3 (10.71%) Photoshop
1 3 (10.71%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (21.43%) PaaS
3 4 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (14.29%) IaaS
3 4 (14.29%) Serverless
4 3 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (10.71%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (10.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (7.14%) Office 365
5 2 (7.14%) Route 53
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) IPsec
2 1 (3.57%) Skype
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) Fiddler
3 1 (3.57%) FogBugz
3 1 (3.57%) GoCD
3 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Designer
3 3 (10.71%) UX Designer
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) AWS Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Migration Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Python Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (3.57%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) CSS
1 6 (21.43%) HTML
2 4 (14.29%) CSS3
2 4 (14.29%) HTML5
2 4 (14.29%) Kafka
3 3 (10.71%) Laravel
3 3 (10.71%) Node.js
4 2 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (7.14%) Symfony
4 2 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (3.57%) .NET
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.57%) LAMP
5 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.57%) REST
5 1 (3.57%) RESTful
5 1 (3.57%) Spring
5 1 (3.57%) XHTML
5 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) User Experience
2 3 (10.71%) Graphic Design
3 2 (7.14%) BYOD
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Life Science
4 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) CentOS
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) AIX
5 1 (3.57%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (3.57%) Unix
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) E-Commerce
3 8 (28.57%) DevOps
4 5 (17.86%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Machine Learning
5 4 (14.29%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) BDD
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.71%) Migration
6 3 (10.71%) Mobile First
6 3 (10.71%) MVC
6 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (10.71%) User Stories
6 3 (10.71%) Wireframes
7 2 (7.14%) Change Management
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 2 (7.14%) OO
7 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
1 6 (21.43%) Python
2 4 (14.29%) PHP
3 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) Scala
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CCDP
1 2 (7.14%) CCNP
1 2 (7.14%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.14%) CISM
1 2 (7.14%) CISSP
1 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
1 4 (14.29%) Terraform
2 3 (10.71%) Nagios
3 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) NetApp
1 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 4 (14.29%) VMware
2 3 (10.71%) Adobe
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Kronos
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Zend