Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 111 134
Rank change year-on-year +2 +23 +1
Contract jobs citing SaaS 38 56 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.36% 1.65% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.44% 9.59% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 45 10
West Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.53% -17.39%
10th Percentile £360 £311 £356
90th Percentile £730 £525 £601
Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +23.53% -10.53% -11.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 699 584 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 24.98% 17.21% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 409 151
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -1.16%
10th Percentile £275 £315 £285
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -36.17% +70.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £15.00 £18.53
90th Percentile £35.00 £15.00 £37.40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -31.58% +8.57% +20.69%

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 +14 31 £550 +29.41% 3
Halifax +1 6 £550 -
SaaS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 (55.26%) PaaS
2 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (36.84%) IaaS
4 13 (34.21%) Finance
5 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
5 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (23.68%) Migration
6 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
8 7 (18.42%) DevOps
9 6 (15.79%) Public Cloud
9 6 (15.79%) REST
9 6 (15.79%) SQL
10 5 (13.16%) XML
10 5 (13.16%) XSLT
10 5 (13.16%) SOAP
10 5 (13.16%) JSON
10 5 (13.16%) Blue Coat
10 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
10 5 (13.16%) Office 365
10 5 (13.16%) ServiceNow
10 5 (13.16%) Workday HCM
10 5 (13.16%) Trustwave
10 5 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (13.16%) Case Management
10 5 (13.16%) Workday
11 4 (10.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef

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 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Workday HCM
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (55.26%) PaaS
2 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (36.84%) IaaS
4 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (13.16%) Office 365
6 3 (7.89%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (5.26%) Basecamp
7 2 (5.26%) iPaaS
7 2 (5.26%) Slack
8 1 (2.63%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (2.63%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (2.63%) Azure Stack
8 1 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (2.63%) npm
8 1 (2.63%) NuGet
8 1 (2.63%) Serverless
8 1 (2.63%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) LAN
2 3 (7.89%) VoIP
2 3 (7.89%) WAN
3 2 (5.26%) BGP
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) NX-OS
3 2 (5.26%) OSPF
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.63%) MPLS
4 1 (2.63%) Skype
4 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.63%) VPLS
4 1 (2.63%) VPN
4 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.63%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.63%) Redis
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) webpack
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Advertising
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Back Office
3 2 (5.26%) Brand Awareness
3 2 (5.26%) Games
3 2 (5.26%) Online Betting
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Consultant
3 3 (7.89%) Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Technical Tester
3 3 (7.89%) Tester
3 3 (7.89%) Workday Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) AWS Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Azure Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (5.26%) Head of Infrastructure
4 2 (5.26%) Integration Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Network Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Workday Integration Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) Agile Tester
5 1 (2.63%) Head of Architecture
5 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) REST
2 5 (13.16%) JSON
2 5 (13.16%) SOAP
2 5 (13.16%) XML
2 5 (13.16%) XSLT
3 4 (10.53%) Web Services
4 3 (7.89%) .NET
5 2 (5.26%) HTML
6 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.63%) Autofac
6 1 (2.63%) CSS
6 1 (2.63%) CSS3
6 1 (2.63%) Handlebars
6 1 (2.63%) HTML5
6 1 (2.63%) jQuery
6 1 (2.63%) Sass
6 1 (2.63%) Spring
6 1 (2.63%) Vue.js
6 1 (2.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Public Cloud
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Robotics
4 2 (5.26%) Online Games
4 2 (5.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) NHS
5 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Migration
1 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
3 7 (18.42%) DevOps
4 5 (13.16%) Case Management
4 5 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.53%) Data Migration
5 4 (10.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (10.53%) Regression Testing
5 4 (10.53%) Scrum
6 3 (7.89%) Analytics
6 3 (7.89%) Coaching
6 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Automation
6 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.89%) Performance Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.79%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.89%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) C
5 1 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (2.63%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.63%) CCIE
3 1 (2.63%) CCNA
3 1 (2.63%) CISM
3 1 (2.63%) CISSP
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO 22301
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.63%) PMO
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.26%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) Ansible
3 1 (2.63%) CASB
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Blue Coat
2 5 (13.16%) ServiceNow
2 5 (13.16%) Trustwave
2 5 (13.16%) Workday
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco
3 3 (7.89%) Guidewire
4 2 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.26%) UiPath
5 1 (2.63%) Dell
5 1 (2.63%) EMC
5 1 (2.63%) Google
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Huawei
5 1 (2.63%) NetApp
5 1 (2.63%) VMware