Period
to 10 July 2020

The median contractor rate for a SaaS Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

SaaS Architect
UK
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 575 832 877
Rank change year-on-year +257 +45 -29
Contract jobs requiring a SaaS Architect 3 25 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.027% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.028% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 10
Median daily rate £500 £575 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +2.22% +2.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £575 £563
% change year-on-year -13.04% +2.22% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 38,351 88,530 98,610
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.48% 94.55% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,033 58,268 64,500
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £268
90th Percentile £660 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.65% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,557 2,927 3,176
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33% -5.16%
10th Percentile £12.01 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.07 £48.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year +9.95% +3.94% -2.78%

SaaS Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured SaaS Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS Architect in the UK

SaaS Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for SaaS Architect in the UK

SaaS Architect
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. 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
England +223 3 £500 -13.04% 2
UK excluding London +202 2 £500 -13.04% 1
London +202 1 - - 1
North of England +107 1 - -
Midlands +85 1 £500 -28.57%
West Midlands +76 1 £500 -28.57%
North West - 1 - -

SaaS Architect Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, SaaS Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring SaaS Architect in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) AWS Certification
3 1 (33.33%) RStudio
3 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) Application Rationalisation
3 1 (33.33%) Vendor Relationship Management
3 1 (33.33%) Power Platform
3 1 (33.33%) Technology Roadmap
3 1 (33.33%) Shiny
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Azure
3 1 (33.33%) AWS
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World

SaaS Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) RStudio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Shiny
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Application Rationalisation
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Technology Roadmap
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Vendor Relationship Management
1 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft