Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 105 102
Rank change year-on-year +15 -3 -34
Contract jobs citing SaaS 14 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.17% 0.48% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.10% 1.74% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 1
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £650 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +136.36% -41.18%
10th Percentile £400 £625 £263
90th Percentile £575 £695 £288
South East median daily rate £488 £420 £375
% change year-on-year +16.07% +12.00% -19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £19.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +30.73% -40.00%

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 451 344 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 37.80% 27.32% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 259 206
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £340 £306 £313
90th Percentile £590 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £430 £450 £420
% change year-on-year -4.44% +7.14% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £39.00
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% +9.38% +11.30%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 -3 9 £500 -23.08% 2
Kidlington - 3 £500 -
Abingdon - 1 £525 - 1
SaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (35.71%) Test Management
3 5 (35.71%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
3 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
4 4 (28.57%) IaaS
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Open Source
4 4 (28.57%) PaaS
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
5 3 (21.43%) JIRA
5 3 (21.43%) Matrix Management
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (21.43%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 3 (21.43%) ISEB
5 3 (21.43%) Machine Learning
5 3 (21.43%) Confluence
5 3 (21.43%) Software Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (14.29%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (14.29%) Microservices
6 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Serverless

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 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (28.57%) IaaS
2 4 (28.57%) PaaS
3 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (14.29%) 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
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Test Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Azure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Manager
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Regression Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Chief Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SaaS Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) CSS3
1 2 (14.29%) EDIFACT
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) HTML5
1 2 (14.29%) jQuery
1 2 (14.29%) JSON
1 2 (14.29%) Node.js
1 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) Qt
2 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 5 (35.71%) Test Management
3 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
3 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
4 4 (28.57%) Open Source
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Machine Learning
5 3 (21.43%) Matrix Management
5 3 (21.43%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 3 (21.43%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) Software Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) DevOps
6 2 (14.29%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) ActionScript
2 2 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) 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 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
1 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 5 (35.71%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) VMware