The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 28 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)
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 22 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 5.51% 1.27% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% 18.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £420 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38%  
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 Middlesex with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 28 11 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 22.05% 7.01% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 3
Median daily rate £398 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.47% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £356 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.49% -13.35%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Middlesex

SaaS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) Node.js
2 3 (37.50%) CSS3
2 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) CMS
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) ServiceNow
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Minimum Viable Product
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Sass
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) QlikView
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) JSP 440
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (12.50%) Mason

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 3 (37.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Maximo
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) AppScan
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 3 (37.50%) UI Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Angular Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior UI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) CSS3
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) HTML5
1 3 (37.50%) Node.js
1 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (25.00%) Sass
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) Mason
3 1 (12.50%) Visualforce
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Apex Code
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CEH
2 1 (12.50%) CISA
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) ServiceNow
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com