Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 82 91
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 -39
Contract jobs citing SaaS 18 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.52% 0.95% 0.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.54% 4.62% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 8
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +22.22% +42.86%
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £36.50 £19.61 £12.50
% change year-on-year +86.13% +56.88% -

SaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 325 238 211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 27.52% 20.62% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 177 163
Oxfordshire median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +18.88%
10th Percentile £338 £306 £311
90th Percentile £576 £538 £530
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 22
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -51.67% -
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.25 £20.50
90th Percentile £46.95 £15.75 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £19.61 £23.75
% change year-on-year -23.51% -17.43% +111.11%

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
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 20 July 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 +2 12 £425 -22.73% 1
Kidlington - 1 £425 -
SaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 17 (94.44%) Test Management
1 17 (94.44%) Test Automation
2 16 (88.89%) Test Strategy
2 16 (88.89%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (83.33%) Waterfall
4 14 (77.78%) Confluence
4 14 (77.78%) JIRA
4 14 (77.78%) Regression Testing
5 12 (66.67%) ITIL
5 12 (66.67%) Open Source
6 11 (61.11%) Matrix Management
6 11 (61.11%) Matrix Organization
7 10 (55.56%) ISTQB
7 10 (55.56%) ISEB
8 3 (16.67%) Semantic Web
8 3 (16.67%) Big Data
8 3 (16.67%) Migration
9 2 (11.11%) Publishing
9 2 (11.11%) Project Management
10 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
10 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot
10 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
10 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (5.56%) EPoS
10 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
10 1 (5.56%) B2B
10 1 (5.56%) Informatics

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 14 (77.78%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Test Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Test Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Transformation Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) SaaS Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Salesforce Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) EPoS Manager
5 1 (5.56%) EPoS Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot
1 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Semantic Web
2 1 (5.56%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Test Automation
1 17 (94.44%) Test Management
2 16 (88.89%) Test Strategy
3 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (83.33%) Waterfall
4 14 (77.78%) Regression Testing
5 12 (66.67%) ITIL
5 12 (66.67%) Open Source
6 11 (61.11%) Matrix Management
6 11 (61.11%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
8 2 (11.11%) Project Management
9 1 (5.56%) B2B
9 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
9 1 (5.56%) Informatics
9 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) ISEB
1 10 (55.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Salesforce.com