Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 November 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 181 208
Rank change year-on-year +55 +27 -30
Contract jobs citing SaaS 55 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.24% 0.48% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.50% 5.30% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 21 9
Yorkshire median daily rate £481 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £341 £363 £365
90th Percentile £713 £600 £560
England median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -14.63% +28.13% +21.90%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 579 491 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.11% 9.05% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 349 191
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £205 £304 £300
90th Percentile £600 £588 £560
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £15.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.26% +29.17% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.65 £10.00 £10.40
90th Percentile £30.60 £127.50 £21.60
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +18.06%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Yorkshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Yorkshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in Yorkshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
West Yorkshire +42 46 £488 -7.14% 9
North Yorkshire - 8 £450 -
South Yorkshire +18 1 £675 +125.00% 1
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 34 (61.82%) PaaS
2 30 (54.55%) Finance
3 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
4 25 (45.45%) IaaS
5 21 (38.18%) IT Strategy
6 20 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (25.45%) TOGAF
7 14 (25.45%) Active Directory
7 14 (25.45%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (23.64%) SOA
8 13 (23.64%) MVC
9 11 (20.00%) Management Information System
10 10 (18.18%) UML
10 10 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
11 9 (16.36%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (16.36%) DNS
11 9 (16.36%) Migration
11 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (14.55%) Retail
12 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (14.55%) Financial Modelling
12 8 (14.55%) SAML
12 8 (14.55%) Office 365
12 8 (14.55%) Information Architecture
12 8 (14.55%) Business Process Modelling
13 7 (12.73%) Immutable Infrastructure
13 7 (12.73%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (12.73%) Skype
13 7 (12.73%) ITIL

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (7.27%) Confluence
2 2 (3.64%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 34 (61.82%) PaaS
2 25 (45.45%) IaaS
3 20 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (14.55%) Office 365
6 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) DNS
2 7 (12.73%) Skype
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) Big Data
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) JHipster
3 1 (1.82%) JMeter
3 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (54.55%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (63.64%) Architect
2 20 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (23.64%) Azure Architect
4 10 (18.18%) Consultant
5 9 (16.36%) Azure Consultant
6 6 (10.91%) Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) Azure Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Architect
8 4 (7.27%) ERP Architect
8 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Business Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.64%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
10 2 (3.64%) CRM Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) CRM Business Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 2 (3.64%) Salesforce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) SAML
2 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 4 (7.27%) Web Services
3 2 (3.64%) .NET Core
3 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.64%) WSDL
3 2 (3.64%) XML
4 1 (1.82%) Dropwizard
4 1 (1.82%) JSON
4 1 (1.82%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.82%) Spring
4 1 (1.82%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 9 (16.36%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (12.73%) PKI
6 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) IT Strategy
2 14 (25.45%) TOGAF
3 13 (23.64%) MVC
3 13 (23.64%) SOA
4 10 (18.18%) UML
5 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.36%) Migration
6 8 (14.55%) Business Process Modelling
6 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (14.55%) Financial Modelling
6 8 (14.55%) Information Architecture
7 7 (12.73%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (12.73%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 7 (12.73%) ITIL
8 5 (9.09%) DevOps
8 5 (9.09%) Service Design
8 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.27%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) Java
3 1 (1.82%) Groovy
3 1 (1.82%) Kotlin
3 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) CCDP
1 3 (5.45%) CCNP
1 3 (5.45%) Chartered Engineer
1 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (5.45%) CISM
1 3 (5.45%) CISSP
2 2 (3.64%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) CCIE
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) MCSA
3 1 (1.82%) MCSE
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (25.45%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.45%) Docker
4 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Puppet
2 2 (3.64%) Terraform
3 1 (1.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Dell
2 6 (10.91%) VMware
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle
4 3 (5.45%) Cisco
5 2 (3.64%) Logi
5 2 (3.64%) Logi Analytics
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.82%) Informatica
6 1 (1.82%) Tableau
6 1 (1.82%) Talend