Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 84 78
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 +9
Contract jobs citing SaaS 21 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.72% 0.78% 0.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.95% 3.66% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 9
Oxfordshire median daily rate £583 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.14% - -2.78%
10th Percentile £471 £401 £304
90th Percentile £721 £510 £640
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -13.98%
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% +106.42%

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 353 246 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 28.89% 21.32% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 199 142
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% +1.80%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £300
90th Percentile £651 £580 £600
South East median daily rate £462 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.72% +5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +20.69% -51.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £17.50 £46.95 £15.75
South East median hourly rate £18.11 £16.50 £19.61
% change year-on-year +9.76% -15.86% -7.72%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +1 13 £575 +35.29% 4
Kidlington - 6 £575 -
Banbury - 2 £525 -
SaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (76.19%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) New Relic
2 14 (66.67%) DevOps
2 14 (66.67%) PagerDuty
2 14 (66.67%) Slack
3 13 (61.90%) Microservices
4 12 (57.14%) Linux
4 12 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (57.14%) Change Management
4 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (52.38%) REST
6 10 (47.62%) ITIL
6 10 (47.62%) SOA
6 10 (47.62%) ITSM
6 10 (47.62%) Service Design
6 10 (47.62%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 7 (33.33%) Java
7 7 (33.33%) Time Management
7 7 (33.33%) Project Planning
8 6 (28.57%) JIRA
8 6 (28.57%) CMDB
8 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
8 6 (28.57%) C#
8 6 (28.57%) Patch Management
8 6 (28.57%) Dashboard Development
8 6 (28.57%) Proactive Monitoring
8 6 (28.57%) Decision-Making
9 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
10 4 (19.05%) Ruby

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 1 (4.76%) Totara
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (76.19%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (66.67%) Slack
3 4 (19.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (19.05%) Datadog
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (9.52%) IaaS
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (9.52%) PaaS
5 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) JIRA
2 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Marketing
1 2 (9.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Architect
1 13 (61.90%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (19.05%) AWS Architect
2 4 (19.05%) AWS Solutions Architect
2 4 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (14.29%) Service Design Architect
4 2 (9.52%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) CRM Manager
4 2 (9.52%) CRM Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps Architect
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL Service Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Marketing Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Marketing Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) REST
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
3 3 (14.29%) SAML
4 2 (9.52%) Node.js
5 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.76%) CSS
5 1 (4.76%) HTML
5 1 (4.76%) Spring
5 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) CMDB
2 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) DevOps
2 13 (61.90%) Microservices
3 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) Change Management
3 12 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (47.62%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 10 (47.62%) ITIL
4 10 (47.62%) ITSM
4 10 (47.62%) Service Design
4 10 (47.62%) SOA
5 7 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 7 (33.33%) Time Management
6 6 (28.57%) Dashboard Development
6 6 (28.57%) Decision-Making
6 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 6 (28.57%) Patch Management
6 6 (28.57%) Proactive Monitoring
7 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (19.05%) Webhook
8 3 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) Python
3 4 (19.05%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) GDPR
1 2 (9.52%) HIPAA
1 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.76%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
1 4 (19.05%) Terraform
2 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) New Relic
1 14 (66.67%) PagerDuty
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com