Period
to 22 October 2018

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 6 months to 22 October 2018 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
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 108 141
Rank change year-on-year -24 +33 +37
Contract jobs citing SaaS 39 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.14% 1.47% 0.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.07% 13.44% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 37
West Yorkshire median daily rate £435 £488 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.77% -11.36% +60.00%
10th Percentile £269 £307 £385
90th Percentile £531 £675 £1,000
Yorkshire median daily rate £445 £475 £538
% change year-on-year -6.32% -11.63% +13.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.25 - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 643 320 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.72% 10.96% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 230 256
West Yorkshire median daily rate £445 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.71% -2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £315 £253 £316
90th Percentile £588 £601 £613
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +1.74% -4.44% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.37% +26.67% -36.84%
10th Percentile £13.62 £12.70 £11.28
90th Percentile £27.57 £24.38 £26.78
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.78 £19.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -22.21% +22.58% -13.29%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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
Leeds -7 37 £435 -10.77% 26
SaaS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 21 (53.85%) IaaS
2 18 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (41.03%) PaaS
4 15 (38.46%) DevOps
5 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (30.77%) JIRA
6 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
8 10 (25.64%) Configuration Management
8 10 (25.64%) Bash Shell
9 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 9 (23.08%) .NET
10 8 (20.51%) Open Source
10 8 (20.51%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (20.51%) Mentoring
10 8 (20.51%) Public Cloud
10 8 (20.51%) SQL
10 8 (20.51%) Linux
10 8 (20.51%) DNS
11 7 (17.95%) ICMP
11 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
11 7 (17.95%) VPN
11 7 (17.95%) Firewall
11 7 (17.95%) Scrum
11 7 (17.95%) CSS
11 7 (17.95%) HTML
11 7 (17.95%) Confluence
11 7 (17.95%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (17.95%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (17.95%) Amazon S3

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 7 (17.95%) Confluence
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 21 (53.85%) IaaS
2 18 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (41.03%) PaaS
4 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (17.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (17.95%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (17.95%) Amazon S3
5 7 (17.95%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (17.95%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (17.95%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (17.95%) Route 53
5 7 (17.95%) Serverless
5 7 (17.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (7.69%) Office 365
7 2 (5.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) DNS
2 7 (17.95%) Firewall
2 7 (17.95%) ICMP
2 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 7 (17.95%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) JIRA
2 8 (20.51%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (17.95%) GitLab
3 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
4 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
5 3 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (7.69%) Bitbucket
5 3 (7.69%) Selenium
6 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.56%) YouTrack
General
1 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.26%) Automotive
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Architect
2 9 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (17.95%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (15.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (12.82%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Developer
7 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (7.69%) Azure Architect
8 3 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) IT Manager
8 3 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
8 3 (7.69%) Service Manager
9 2 (5.13%) Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Designer
9 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 7 (17.95%) CSS
2 7 (17.95%) HTML
3 4 (10.26%) .NET Core
3 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
3 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (10.26%) Entity Framework
3 4 (10.26%) Web Services
4 3 (7.69%) Node.js
5 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.13%) React
6 1 (2.56%) Apache Flex
6 1 (2.56%) CSS3
6 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.56%) jQuery
6 1 (2.56%) JSON
6 1 (2.56%) RESTful
6 1 (2.56%) Spring
6 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) DevOps
2 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) Configuration Management
4 8 (20.51%) Mentoring
4 8 (20.51%) Open Source
5 7 (17.95%) Auto-Scaling
5 7 (17.95%) Coaching
5 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
5 7 (17.95%) Scrum
5 7 (17.95%) Software Delivery
5 7 (17.95%) TOGAF
6 6 (15.38%) Migration
6 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.82%) ITIL
7 5 (12.82%) ITSM
8 4 (10.26%) MVC
8 4 (10.26%) Project Management
8 4 (10.26%) Service Management
9 3 (7.69%) Change Management
9 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) Bash Shell
2 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) SQL
4 5 (12.82%) C#
4 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.26%) Python
6 3 (7.69%) Java
6 3 (7.69%) Perl
7 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) CCDP
3 1 (2.56%) CCNP
3 1 (2.56%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) CISM
3 1 (2.56%) CISSP
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) KVM
2 1 (2.56%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco
2 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.13%) VMware
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe
3 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow