The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 38 38 42
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.16% 1.53% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.11% 33.33% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £421 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.33% -10.71%  
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 Swindon with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 36 15 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 10.47% 4.59% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 29
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £323 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £552 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.00
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 Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Swindon

SaaS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Swindon

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 Swindon region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) Content Management
1 2 (40.00%) Document Management
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
1 2 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (40.00%) Sitecore
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Sass
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) Migration

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (40.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Content Management
1 2 (40.00%) Document Management
1 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Sitecore