The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 22 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 88 125
Rank change year-on-year -7 +37  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 5 34 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.35% 1.68% 0.095%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.33% 18.38% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 28 0
Median daily rate £475 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.41% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £19.61 £20.00
% change year-on-year +231.46% -1.95%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 79 185 104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 5.55% 9.12% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 140 78
Median daily rate £450 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £624 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year +70.58% -36.44%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in West Yorkshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -15 5 £475 -5.00% 4
SaaS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 8 (61.54%) PaaS
1 8 (61.54%) IaaS
2 7 (53.85%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (38.46%) Analytics
4 5 (38.46%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (30.77%) SOA
5 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
5 4 (30.77%) Migration
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (30.77%) Big Data
5 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (30.77%) IT Strategy
6 3 (23.08%) Product Management
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) REST
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) PKI
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) SOAP
6 3 (23.08%) SAML

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) IaaS
1 8 (61.54%) PaaS
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
3 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (15.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
1 1 (7.69%) Hudson
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) NUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Azure Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Azure Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Data Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Digital Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) REST
1 3 (23.08%) SAML
1 3 (23.08%) SOAP
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) Struts
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
1 7 (53.85%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (23.08%) PKI
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) User Experience
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Analytics
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (30.77%) IT Strategy
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) SOA
3 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
4 3 (23.08%) Open Source
4 3 (23.08%) Product Management
4 3 (23.08%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) BPMN
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) ETL
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
5 2 (15.38%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Dell
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) CyberArk
3 1 (7.69%) Imperva
3 1 (7.69%) Qualys
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk
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