Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 19 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)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 78 74
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4 -21
Contract jobs citing SaaS 16 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.19% 0.84% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.30% 2.54% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 0
Oxford median daily rate £450 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.77% - -
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £650 £450
% change year-on-year -32.69% +44.44% +15.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire 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 Oxford with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 302 236 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 41.37% 32.87% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 193 140
Oxford median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -1.37%
10th Percentile £350 £311 £361
90th Percentile £588 £538 £535
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £445
% change year-on-year - +1.12% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £39.00

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Oxford

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 11 (68.75%) Salesforce.com
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (68.75%) Test Management
1 11 (68.75%) Test Automation
1 11 (68.75%) Test Strategy
2 9 (56.25%) Open Source
2 9 (56.25%) Waterfall
2 9 (56.25%) JIRA
2 9 (56.25%) Regression Testing
2 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) Confluence
3 7 (43.75%) Matrix Organization
3 7 (43.75%) ISEB
3 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
3 7 (43.75%) Matrix Management
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) VPN
5 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (12.50%) JSON
5 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 9 (56.25%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) IaaS
2 2 (12.50%) PaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Bluemix
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Test Manager
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Azure Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Regression Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Chief Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.25%) SaaS Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) CSS3
2 1 (6.25%) EDIFACT
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (68.75%) Test Automation
1 11 (68.75%) Test Management
1 11 (68.75%) Test Strategy
2 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) Open Source
2 9 (56.25%) Regression Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Waterfall
3 7 (43.75%) Matrix Management
3 7 (43.75%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
2 1 (6.25%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISEB
1 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) Salt
1 1 (6.25%) systemd
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft