The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 42 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.40% 0.27% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.83% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Northamptonshire median daily rate £525 - -
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £1,000 -
% change year-on-year -60.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 24 21 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 6.72% 5.57% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 57 13
Northamptonshire median daily rate £500 £425 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +112.50%  
10th Percentile £356 £413 £113
90th Percentile £579 £555 £463
East Midlands median daily rate £411 £593 £359
% change year-on-year -30.59% +65.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £11.36 -

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Northamptonshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Northamptonshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +8 5 £525 - 2
SaaS
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (50.00%) Docker
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 2 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Microservices
4 2 (33.33%) SIEM
4 2 (33.33%) IaaS
4 2 (33.33%) PaaS
4 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (33.33%) VB
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
5 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (16.67%) Node.js

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) IaaS
2 2 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Web Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Django
3 1 (16.67%) Flask
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Microservices
2 2 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Python
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) F5