Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 July 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)
England > North East
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 144 103
Contract jobs citing SaaS 0 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.69% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 14.17% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 3
North East median daily rate - £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09% -
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £19.00 £27.32
% change year-on-year +136.84% -30.44% -15.30%

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 the North East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 174 127 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 13.59% 4.88% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 86 39
North East median daily rate £370 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14% +40.00%
10th Percentile £263 £285 £263
90th Percentile £550 £522 £555
England median daily rate £463 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +2.78% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
North East median hourly rate - £14.60 -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -15.56% +32.35%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in the North East

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in the North East