Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 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
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 141 175
Rank change year-on-year +29 +34 -29
Contract jobs citing SaaS 43 35 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.47% 0.92% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.29% 10.00% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 2
West Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £550 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.36% +60.00% -19.12%
10th Percentile £307 £385 £308
90th Percentile £675 £1,000 £384
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +18.75%
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 301 350 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 10.28% 9.21% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 257 147
West Yorkshire median daily rate £445 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £258 £313 £275
90th Percentile £609 £613 £554
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -4.44% +12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.67% -36.84% -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £15.50 £17.88
% change year-on-year +32.26% -13.29% +19.17%

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 17 October 2017.

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 17 October 2017. 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 +28 39 £488 -7.14% 5
Bradford +12 1 £430 -57.00%
Halifax - 1 £473 -
SaaS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 27 (62.79%) PaaS
2 26 (60.47%) Finance
3 25 (58.14%) IaaS
4 21 (48.84%) IT Strategy
5 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
6 14 (32.56%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (32.56%) TOGAF
7 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (30.23%) MVC
7 13 (30.23%) SOA
8 11 (25.58%) Management Information System
9 10 (23.26%) UML
9 10 (23.26%) Data Centre
10 9 (20.93%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (20.93%) DNS
10 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (18.60%) Financial Modelling
11 8 (18.60%) Information Architecture
11 8 (18.60%) Business Process Modelling
12 7 (16.28%) Immutable Infrastructure
12 7 (16.28%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (16.28%) PKI
12 7 (16.28%) ITIL
12 7 (16.28%) SAML
13 6 (13.95%) VMware
13 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
13 6 (13.95%) Dell
13 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (11.63%) Retail

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 4 (9.30%) Confluence
2 2 (4.65%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 27 (62.79%) PaaS
2 25 (58.14%) IaaS
3 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) JMeter
3 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (60.47%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Architect
2 18 (41.86%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (16.28%) Azure Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) ERP Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.65%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Azure Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
8 2 (4.65%) CRM Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) CRM Business Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Salesforce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) SAML
2 4 (9.30%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) Web Services
3 2 (4.65%) .NET Core
3 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.65%) WSDL
3 2 (4.65%) XML
4 1 (2.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (25.58%) Management Information System
3 10 (23.26%) Data Centre
4 9 (20.93%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (16.28%) PKI
6 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
1 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) IT Strategy
2 14 (32.56%) TOGAF
3 13 (30.23%) MVC
3 13 (30.23%) SOA
4 10 (23.26%) UML
5 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (18.60%) Business Process Modelling
6 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (18.60%) Financial Modelling
6 8 (18.60%) Information Architecture
7 7 (16.28%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (16.28%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 7 (16.28%) ITIL
8 5 (11.63%) DevOps
8 5 (11.63%) Service Design
8 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
9 4 (9.30%) Scrum
9 4 (9.30%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) CCDP
1 3 (6.98%) CCNP
1 3 (6.98%) Chartered Engineer
1 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (6.98%) CISM
1 3 (6.98%) CISSP
2 2 (4.65%) AWS Certification
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) CCIE
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) MCSA
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
1 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) Docker
2 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Puppet
2 2 (4.65%) Terraform
3 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Dell
2 6 (13.95%) VMware
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco
5 2 (4.65%) Logi
5 2 (4.65%) Logi Analytics
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.33%) Informatica
6 1 (2.33%) Tableau
6 1 (2.33%) Talend