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 27 June 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)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 - 45
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.49% - 0.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.00% - 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.47% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £19.61 £16.25
% change year-on-year +231.46% +20.67%  

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 20 11 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 9.95% 4.91% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 14
Median daily rate £458 £296 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.43% -30.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £263 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £330 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +75.75% -36.53%  

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (66.67%) DevOps
2 15 (62.50%) Product Management
2 15 (62.50%) Scrum
3 14 (58.33%) TDD
3 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 14 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (29.17%) XML
5 6 (25.00%) ERP
5 6 (25.00%) Back Office
5 6 (25.00%) Finance
5 6 (25.00%) Data Extraction
5 6 (25.00%) REST
6 5 (20.83%) Data Integration
6 5 (20.83%) PHP
6 5 (20.83%) SOAP
6 5 (20.83%) LDAP
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.67%) ETL
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) Business Transformation
8 3 (12.50%) SQL
9 2 (8.33%) Linux
9 2 (8.33%) ITIL
9 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
9 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
9 2 (8.33%) Degree
9 2 (8.33%) VMware

SaaS
Co-occurring 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 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) IaaS
1 2 (8.33%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) LDAP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
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 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Data Migration Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Development Director
3 2 (8.33%) Development Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Head of Development
3 2 (8.33%) Head of Engineering
3 2 (8.33%) Integration Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Migration Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Integration Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Transformation
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Transformation Architect
4 1 (4.17%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Director
4 1 (4.17%) Technology Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) XML
2 6 (25.00%) REST
3 5 (20.83%) SOAP
4 2 (8.33%) Sensu
5 1 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (4.17%) JSON
5 1 (4.17%) SAML
5 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.33%) Video on Demand
2 1 (4.17%) MPEG
2 1 (4.17%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) CentOS
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (66.67%) DevOps
2 15 (62.50%) Product Management
2 15 (62.50%) Scrum
3 14 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 14 (58.33%) TDD
4 6 (25.00%) Data Extraction
4 6 (25.00%) ERP
5 5 (20.83%) Data Integration
6 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) ETL
7 3 (12.50%) Business Transformation
8 2 (8.33%) Change Management
8 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL
8 2 (8.33%) Migration
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Validation
9 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) PHP
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
1 1 (4.17%) KVM
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
1 1 (4.17%) Grafana
1 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.17%) logstash
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) Splunk
1 2 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Cloudera
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) SaltStack