Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 February 2018 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 > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 84 86
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2 -4
Contract jobs citing SaaS 14 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.14% 1.07% 0.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.26% 4.85% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 5
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +35.71% -26.32%
10th Percentile £385 £413 £288
90th Percentile £575 £685 £449
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -11.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £36.50 -

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 429 268 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 35.02% 22.11% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 208 194
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £325 £298 £313
90th Percentile £618 £600 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 - £14.50
10th Percentile £13.20 - £13.25
90th Percentile £14.50 - £15.75
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year -8.82% -4.21% +23.46%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Oxfordshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Oxfordshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in Oxfordshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -14 10 £500 -23.08% 5
Kidlington - 3 £500 -
Abingdon - 1 £525 - 2
SaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (35.71%) PaaS
3 5 (35.71%) IaaS
4 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) Open Source
4 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 4 (28.57%) Test Management
5 3 (21.43%) JIRA
5 3 (21.43%) Matrix Management
5 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
5 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (21.43%) Confluence
5 3 (21.43%) Software Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) ISEB
5 3 (21.43%) Migration

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (21.43%) Confluence
2 2 (14.29%) Totara
3 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (7.14%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (35.71%) IaaS
2 5 (35.71%) PaaS
3 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (21.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (14.29%) Bluemix
4 2 (14.29%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (14.29%) Office 365
4 2 (14.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Test Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Test Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Azure Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Manager
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Regression Test Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) SaaS Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) CSS3
2 2 (14.29%) EDIFACT
2 2 (14.29%) HTML5
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) JSON
2 2 (14.29%) Node.js
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Open Source
2 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 4 (28.57%) Test Management
2 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Matrix Management
3 3 (21.43%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (21.43%) Microservices
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) SOA
3 3 (21.43%) Software Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) ActionScript
3 2 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) RosettaNet
2 1 (7.14%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Salt
2 1 (7.14%) systemd
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) VMware