Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for SaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SaaS over the 6 months to 14 December 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)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 36 34
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 +5
Contract jobs citing SaaS 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.40% 1.71% 0.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.91% 11.63% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Watford median daily rate £425 £600 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.17% +50.00% -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £425 £550
% change year-on-year -2.94% -22.73% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

SaaS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 55 43 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 12.85% 14.73% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 8
Watford median daily rate £425 £413 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +8.20% -4.69%
10th Percentile £210 £205 £243
90th Percentile £575 £575 £453
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £388
% change year-on-year - +16.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Watford median hourly rate - £13.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -56.67% +155.32%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £16.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year - -39.05% +123.40%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Watford

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Watford

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Watford region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (83.33%) JSON
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
1 5 (83.33%) CSS3
1 5 (83.33%) React
1 5 (83.33%) webpack
1 5 (83.33%) Redux
2 4 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (66.67%) Ansible
2 4 (66.67%) Redis
2 4 (66.67%) Bitbucket
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) REST

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (66.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) webpack
2 4 (66.67%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) CSS3
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
1 5 (83.33%) JSON
1 5 (83.33%) React
1 5 (83.33%) Redux
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Ansible