Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 86 102
Rank change year-on-year +5 +16 -5
Contract jobs citing SaaS 16 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.36% 1.84% 0.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.75% 5.01% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 5
Oxfordshire median daily rate £613 £438 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -32.69% +44.44%
10th Percentile £293 £375 £625
90th Percentile £663 £534 £695
South East median daily rate £520 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +15.56% +12.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £19.61

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 337 459 362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 28.61% 36.66% 28.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 388 273
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £325 £343 £306
90th Percentile £600 £588 £536
South East median daily rate £458 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +7.65% -2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +6.06% -9.59% +14.06%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +13 9 £500 +11.11% 11
Kidlington +5 3 £625 +25.00%
Witney - 1 £625 -
SaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (43.75%) PaaS
2 7 (43.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) IaaS
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Open Source
4 4 (25.00%) Selenium
4 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) ERP
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (25.00%) Totara
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (25.00%) Government Security Classifications
5 3 (18.75%) Webhook
5 3 (18.75%) Slack
5 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (18.75%) Terraform
5 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Monitoring

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 4 (25.00%) Totara
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (43.75%) PaaS
3 6 (37.50%) IaaS
4 4 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (18.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (18.75%) Datadog
5 3 (18.75%) Office 365
5 3 (18.75%) Slack
6 1 (6.25%) Azure Functions
6 1 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (6.25%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
1 4 (25.00%) Azure Architect
1 4 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (18.75%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (18.75%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) ERP Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Integration Architect
3 2 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Developer
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (6.25%) React Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SaaS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
1 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) SAML
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) OAuth
3 2 (12.50%) OpenID
4 1 (6.25%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (6.25%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Native
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) ERP
1 4 (25.00%) Open Source
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (18.75%) DevOps
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (18.75%) Resource Management
2 3 (18.75%) Webhook
3 2 (12.50%) Data Encryption
3 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (12.50%) OWASP
3 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (12.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
1 3 (18.75%) Terraform
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Ivanti
2 3 (18.75%) New Relic
2 3 (18.75%) PagerDuty
3 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com