SaaS Contracts in Scotland

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Scotland

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland requiring SaaS skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that cited SaaS over the 6 months leading up to 12 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 83 96 103
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7 +25
Contract jobs citing SaaS 38 70 83
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Scotland 1.84% 2.51% 2.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.26% 6.84% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 50 58
10th Percentile £277 £400 £434
25th Percentile £413 £463 £507
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% -9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £626 £550 £638
90th Percentile £702 £600 £700
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £580
% change year-on-year - -5.17% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £40.25
Median hourly rate - - £40.50
75th Percentile - - £40.75
90th Percentile - - -
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £80.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -67.50% +92.77% +48.21%

All Cloud Skills
Scotland

SaaS falls under the Cloud Services category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies requiring cloud computing skills in Scotland.

Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 722 1,023 1,203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 34.90% 36.61% 34.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 755 891
10th Percentile £213 £250 £325
25th Percentile £367 £400 £414
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £475 £490
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% -3.06% +8.89%
75th Percentile £538 £538 £575
90th Percentile £629 £612 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 16
10th Percentile £14.91 £17.26 £17.70
25th Percentile £16.50 £20.56 £20.75
Median hourly rate £17.00 £46.25 £40.50
Median % change year-on-year -63.24% +14.20% -35.71%
75th Percentile £20.87 £62.39 £48.15
90th Percentile £27.14 £64.30 £49.76
UK median hourly rate £22.15 £35.00 £22.45
% change year-on-year -36.71% +55.90% +4.42%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Scotland

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SaaS in Scotland.

Daily rate trend for SaaS in Scotland

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SaaS in Scotland over the 6 months to 12 July 2024.

Daily rate histogram for SaaS in Scotland

SaaS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SaaS in Scotland.

Hourly rate trend for SaaS in Scotland

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 12 July 2024. 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
Jobs
Edinburgh +19 21 £650 +30.65% 14
Glasgow +5 14 £425 -15.00% 13
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Azure
2 5 (13.16%) Azure DevOps
2 5 (13.16%) Figma
3 4 (10.53%) IaaS
4 3 (7.89%) AWS
4 3 (7.89%) PaaS
5 1 (2.63%) AWS CodeBuild
5 1 (2.63%) AWS CodeDeploy
5 1 (2.63%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (2.63%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (2.63%) OCI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Git
2 4 (10.53%) JIRA
3 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.26%) Cypress.io
3 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.26%) Selenium
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.63%) Storybook
General
1 13 (34.21%) Social Skills
2 10 (26.32%) Public Sector
3 9 (23.68%) Finance
4 4 (10.53%) Legal
5 3 (7.89%) Back Office
5 3 (7.89%) Banking
5 3 (7.89%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (5.26%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Senior
2 8 (21.05%) Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Designer
3 6 (15.79%) Senior Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Procurement Officer
4 5 (13.16%) UX Designer
5 3 (7.89%) AWS Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Product Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Product Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.26%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) .NET Core
2 3 (7.89%) React
2 3 (7.89%) REST
2 3 (7.89%) SOAP
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (5.26%) RESTful
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.63%) CSS
4 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.53%) Product Ownership
3 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Android
1 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) User Experience
2 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (21.05%) Migration
3 8 (21.05%) Roadmaps
3 8 (21.05%) UX Design
4 7 (18.42%) Agile
5 6 (15.79%) DevOps
6 5 (13.16%) Performance Management
6 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (13.16%) User Stories
7 4 (10.53%) Containerisation
7 4 (10.53%) Project Management
7 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.53%) Visualisation
8 3 (7.89%) API Management
8 3 (7.89%) CI/CD
8 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (7.89%) Storage Management
8 3 (7.89%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) C#
1 5 (13.16%) Java
2 4 (10.53%) Python
3 2 (5.26%) C++
3 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) PHP
3 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) VBA
3 2 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) ISEB
1 4 (10.53%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Adobe
2 3 (7.89%) Xamarin
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Databricks
4 1 (2.63%) Informatica