Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 102 157
Rank change year-on-year -13 +55 +20
Contract jobs citing SaaS 45 46 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.32% 1.53% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.57% 10.87% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 7
West Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £488 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.13% -7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £400 £317 £363
90th Percentile £591 £713 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £481 £525
% change year-on-year -6.49% -8.33% +5.00%
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 685 423 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 20.09% 14.03% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 314 201
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £314 £224 £313
90th Percentile £600 £611 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £439 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +2.03% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £12.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.48% -19.35% -34.74%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.85 £11.70
90th Percentile £35.38 £20.15 £25.20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £20.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -28.98% +32.26% +29.17%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 0 42 £463 -5.13% 12
Halifax -2 1 - -
SaaS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 31 (68.89%) IaaS
2 27 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (55.56%) PaaS
4 18 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (37.78%) Firewall
6 16 (35.56%) JIRA
6 16 (35.56%) DevOps
7 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (31.11%) VPN
8 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
8 14 (31.11%) Mentoring
9 13 (28.89%) Bash Shell
10 12 (26.67%) DNS
10 12 (26.67%) Linux
10 12 (26.67%) Configuration Management
10 12 (26.67%) Coaching
11 11 (24.44%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
11 11 (24.44%) Open Source
11 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
11 11 (24.44%) Confluence
11 11 (24.44%) Load Balancing
12 10 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (22.22%) Amazon S3
12 10 (22.22%) ICMP
12 10 (22.22%) Amazon SQS
12 10 (22.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (22.22%) Route 53
12 10 (22.22%) GitLab

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 11 (24.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) nginx
2 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 31 (68.89%) IaaS
2 27 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (55.56%) PaaS
4 18 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (22.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 10 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (22.22%) Amazon S3
5 10 (22.22%) Amazon SQS
5 10 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (22.22%) Route 53
5 10 (22.22%) Serverless
5 10 (22.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) GitHub
6 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) Firewall
2 14 (31.11%) VPN
3 12 (26.67%) DNS
4 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
5 10 (22.22%) ICMP
6 6 (13.33%) BGP
6 6 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (13.33%) NX-OS
6 6 (13.33%) OSPF
6 6 (13.33%) WAN
7 5 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (8.89%) LAN
8 4 (8.89%) MPLS
8 4 (8.89%) VoIP
8 4 (8.89%) VPLS
9 2 (4.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 10 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) JIRA
2 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
2 11 (24.44%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (22.22%) GitLab
4 3 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (6.67%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.44%) Selenium
5 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio Coded UI
5 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.22%) Maven
6 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.22%) Subversion
6 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.22%) YouTrack
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Architect
3 10 (22.22%) AWS Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
4 9 (20.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Azure Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) AWS Architect
9 2 (4.44%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (4.44%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.44%) Integration Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Product Owner
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Workday Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) .NET
1 6 (13.33%) Web Services
2 3 (6.67%) JSON
2 3 (6.67%) Node.js
2 3 (6.67%) XML
3 2 (4.44%) React
3 2 (4.44%) REST
3 2 (4.44%) RESTful
3 2 (4.44%) SOAP
3 2 (4.44%) XSLT
4 1 (2.22%) .NET Core
4 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.22%) CSS
4 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Public Cloud
2 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) DevOps
2 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.11%) Mentoring
4 12 (26.67%) Coaching
4 12 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 11 (24.44%) Load Balancing
5 11 (24.44%) Open Source
6 10 (22.22%) Auto-Scaling
6 10 (22.22%) Software Delivery
6 10 (22.22%) Systems Engineering
7 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
8 7 (15.56%) TOGAF
9 6 (13.33%) Migration
10 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (11.11%) Scrum
11 4 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (8.89%) Network Architecture
11 4 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (8.89%) Network Optimisation
11 4 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) Bash Shell
2 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
3 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.33%) Python
4 5 (11.11%) Perl
5 4 (8.89%) SQL
6 2 (4.44%) Java
7 1 (2.22%) C#
7 1 (2.22%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) Java 8
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) R
7 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) CCNP
1 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
1 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) CCIE
3 1 (2.22%) CCDP
3 1 (2.22%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (2.22%) CISM
3 1 (2.22%) CISSP
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) KVM
2 1 (2.22%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Puppet
2 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.22%) Ansible
3 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.22%) Mesos
3 1 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) Cisco
3 6 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.44%) Blue Coat
4 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.44%) Trustwave
4 2 (4.44%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) Workday
5 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.22%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) Google
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle