Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 86 84
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 +6
Contract jobs citing SaaS 24 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.83% 1.51% 0.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.56% 5.49% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 6
Oxfordshire median daily rate £590 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.82% -22.73% +22.22%
10th Percentile £500 £375 £273
90th Percentile £688 £450 £644
South East median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £36.50 £19.61
% change year-on-year - +86.13% +56.88%

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 366 328 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 27.85% 27.49% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 273 179
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £338 £306
90th Percentile £625 £576 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +20.69% -51.67%
10th Percentile £12.75 £13.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £141.48 £46.95 £15.75
South East median hourly rate £18.95 £15.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +26.30% -23.51% -12.84%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +4 16 £575 +35.29% 3
Kidlington -2 5 £575 +35.29% 1
Banbury - 2 £525 - 2
Witney - 1 £625 - 1
SaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 19 (79.17%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (70.83%) New Relic
2 17 (70.83%) DevOps
2 17 (70.83%) PagerDuty
2 17 (70.83%) Slack
3 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (54.17%) Windows
4 13 (54.17%) Microservices
4 13 (54.17%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 12 (50.00%) Linux
5 12 (50.00%) Change Management
5 12 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (45.83%) REST
7 10 (41.67%) ITSM
7 10 (41.67%) ITIL
7 10 (41.67%) SOA
7 10 (41.67%) Java
7 10 (41.67%) Service Design
8 9 (37.50%) Patch Management
8 9 (37.50%) C#
9 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 7 (29.17%) Time Management
10 7 (29.17%) Puppet
10 7 (29.17%) Ruby
10 7 (29.17%) Project Planning
10 7 (29.17%) Web Services
10 7 (29.17%) Python
10 7 (29.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (29.17%) Terraform
10 7 (29.17%) Datadog

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (79.17%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (70.83%) Slack
3 7 (29.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (29.17%) Datadog
4 2 (8.33%) PaaS
5 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (4.17%) IaaS
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
3 6 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
1 2 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Architect
1 12 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
2 6 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) AWS Architect
3 4 (16.67%) AWS Solutions Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Service Design Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) CRM Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps Architect
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL Service Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) REST
2 7 (29.17%) Web Services
3 6 (25.00%) SAML
4 2 (8.33%) Node.js
5 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (4.17%) HTML
5 1 (4.17%) Spring
5 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) CMDB
2 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) DevOps
2 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (54.17%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 13 (54.17%) Microservices
4 12 (50.00%) Change Management
4 12 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (41.67%) ITIL
5 10 (41.67%) ITSM
5 10 (41.67%) Service Design
5 10 (41.67%) SOA
6 9 (37.50%) Patch Management
7 7 (29.17%) Project Planning
7 7 (29.17%) Time Management
7 7 (29.17%) Webhook
8 6 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
8 6 (25.00%) Decision-Making
8 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
8 6 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
9 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (20.83%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) C#
3 7 (29.17%) Python
3 7 (29.17%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) GDPR
1 2 (8.33%) HIPAA
1 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Puppet
1 7 (29.17%) Terraform
2 3 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) New Relic
1 17 (70.83%) PagerDuty
2 3 (12.50%) Ivanti
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com