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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 22 20
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.00% 2.78% 2.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.25% 22.73% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Middlesex median daily rate - - £296
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £36.50 £19.61 £12.50
% change year-on-year +86.12% +56.88%  

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 16 22 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 16.00% 12.22% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 10
Middlesex median daily rate £500 £469 £307
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +52.93%  
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £19.61 £28.00
% change year-on-year -15.85% -29.96%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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%) ServiceNow
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%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
3 2 (25.00%) Minimum Viable Product
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Sass
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
4 1 (12.50%) CEH
4 1 (12.50%) AppScan
4 1 (12.50%) Pay per click
4 1 (12.50%) Brand Management
4 1 (12.50%) Force.com
4 1 (12.50%) Visualforce

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
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) AppScan
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
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%) 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%) Big Data Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
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%) Social Media
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%) Brand Management
4 1 (12.50%) Copywriting
4 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) Pay per click
4 1 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SEO
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
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 1 (12.50%) CEH
1 1 (12.50%) CISA
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) OSCP
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
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%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com