Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 71 83
Rank change year-on-year +10 +12 +7
Contract jobs citing SaaS 9 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.23% 1.90% 1.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.78% 6.50% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 12
Oxfordshire median daily rate £550 £600 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +41.18% -29.17%
10th Percentile £320 £513 £375
90th Percentile £600 £688 £449
South East median daily rate £513 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +2.50% +17.65% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £80.00 - £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 238 369 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 32.51% 29.22% 28.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 264 273
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
10th Percentile £137 £309 £338
90th Percentile £575 £653 £579
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 3
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.54 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.34% - -
10th Percentile £18.00 £13.75 £13.25
90th Percentile £129.75 £106.63 £46.95
South East median hourly rate £35.25 £18.95 £16.50
% change year-on-year +86.06% +14.82% -18.52%

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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019. 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 +6 3 £438 -25.85% 3
Kidlington +6 1 £575 - 2
SaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
1 6 (66.67%) PaaS
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (66.67%) IaaS
1 6 (66.67%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) IIS
3 4 (44.44%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (44.44%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
3 4 (44.44%) Information Management
3 4 (44.44%) SCCM
3 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
3 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (44.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Web SSO
3 4 (44.44%) Technical Leadership
3 4 (44.44%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
4 3 (33.33%) Docker
4 3 (33.33%) Microservices
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

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 (44.44%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) IaaS
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (66.67%) PaaS
2 4 (44.44%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (44.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon ECS
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
3 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) MariaDB
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JMeter
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Python Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) COM
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Information Management
3 4 (44.44%) Technical Leadership
3 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
3 4 (44.44%) Web SSO
3 4 (44.44%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Microservices
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 2 (22.22%) High Availability
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) SLA
3 1 (11.11%) GDPR
3 1 (11.11%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
1 4 (44.44%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Salesforce.com