The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for SaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 12 39 -
Rank change year-on-year +27 -  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 21 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 8.24% 0.36% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.17% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 0
Median daily rate £850 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £436 £425
% change year-on-year +3.15% +2.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £11.05

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 Southampton with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 72 16 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 28.24% 5.71% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 13 8
Median daily rate £450 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £280 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £350 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing SaaS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Southampton

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SaaS in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Southampton

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Southampton over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in Southampton

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 15 (62.50%) Scrum
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) TDD
2 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 14 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (58.33%) Product Management
2 14 (58.33%) DevOps
3 6 (25.00%) Data Extraction
3 6 (25.00%) Back Office
3 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 6 (25.00%) XML
3 6 (25.00%) ERP
4 5 (20.83%) LDAP
4 5 (20.83%) SOAP
4 5 (20.83%) Data Integration
4 5 (20.83%) REST
5 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (16.67%) PHP
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (16.67%) ETL
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.50%) Business Transformation
7 2 (8.33%) PaaS
7 2 (8.33%) Confluence
7 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.33%) SQL
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL
7 2 (8.33%) Windows
7 2 (8.33%) Change Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 2 (8.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) IaaS
1 2 (8.33%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) LDAP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (25.00%) Back Office
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Analyst
1 4 (16.67%) Data Analyst
1 4 (16.67%) ETL Analyst
2 2 (8.33%) Architect
2 2 (8.33%) Author
2 2 (8.33%) Data Migration Analyst
2 2 (8.33%) Development Manager
2 2 (8.33%) Head of Development
2 2 (8.33%) Head of Engineering
2 2 (8.33%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (8.33%) Migration Analyst
2 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (8.33%) Systems Integration Analyst
2 2 (8.33%) Technical Author
2 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (4.17%) Chief Technical Officer
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (4.17%) Head of Technology
3 1 (4.17%) Technical Director
3 1 (4.17%) Technical Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) XML
2 5 (20.83%) REST
2 5 (20.83%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) SAML
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (62.50%) Scrum
2 14 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (58.33%) DevOps
2 14 (58.33%) Product Management
2 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 14 (58.33%) TDD
3 6 (25.00%) Data Extraction
3 6 (25.00%) ERP
4 5 (20.83%) Data Integration
5 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) ETL
6 3 (12.50%) Business Transformation
7 2 (8.33%) Change Management
7 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL
7 2 (8.33%) Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) Validation
8 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) PHP
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) VMware