Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 131 192
Rank change year-on-year +8 +61 +9
Contract jobs citing SaaS 69 57 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.40% 1.29% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.40% 9.39% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 46 9
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £398 £345 £350
90th Percentile £600 £713 £580
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.25 - -
England median hourly rate £19.50 £35.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -44.29% -20.45% +36.43%

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 932 607 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.95% 13.72% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 431 340
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.74% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £206 £295
90th Percentile £600 £600 £588
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £21.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.48% +37.10% +29.17%
10th Percentile £10.05 £13.30 £10.00
90th Percentile £31.00 £31.70 £127.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -11.91%

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 9 December 2018.

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 9 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
West Yorkshire -19 43 £450 -7.69% 22
South Yorkshire +4 17 £425 -37.04% 10
North Yorkshire -5 5 £550 +22.22% 4
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 9 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 43 (62.32%) IaaS
2 37 (53.62%) PaaS
3 31 (44.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 18 (26.09%) DevOps
8 17 (24.64%) Linux
8 17 (24.64%) JIRA
9 16 (23.19%) Firewall
10 15 (21.74%) Mentoring
11 14 (20.29%) Public Cloud
11 14 (20.29%) Bash Shell
12 13 (18.84%) Finance
12 13 (18.84%) VPN
12 13 (18.84%) DNS
12 13 (18.84%) Configuration Management
12 13 (18.84%) Coaching
12 13 (18.84%) Jenkins
13 12 (17.39%) Octopus Deploy
13 12 (17.39%) Confluence
13 12 (17.39%) Open Source
13 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
13 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
13 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
13 12 (17.39%) Load Balancing
14 11 (15.94%) SQL
14 11 (15.94%) ICMP
14 11 (15.94%) Amazon SQS
14 11 (15.94%) Route 53

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 12 (17.39%) Confluence
2 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.80%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.45%) nginx
4 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.90%) Workday HCM
2 1 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 43 (62.32%) IaaS
2 37 (53.62%) PaaS
3 31 (44.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (15.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 11 (15.94%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (15.94%) Amazon S3
5 11 (15.94%) Amazon SQS
5 11 (15.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (15.94%) AWS Lambda
5 11 (15.94%) Route 53
5 11 (15.94%) Serverless
5 11 (15.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (7.25%) GitHub
6 5 (7.25%) Office 365
7 4 (5.80%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.45%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) Firewall
2 13 (18.84%) DNS
2 13 (18.84%) VPN
3 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
4 11 (15.94%) ICMP
5 4 (5.80%) BGP
5 4 (5.80%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (5.80%) NX-OS
5 4 (5.80%) OSPF
5 4 (5.80%) WAN
6 3 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.90%) LAN
7 2 (2.90%) MPLS
7 2 (2.90%) VoIP
7 2 (2.90%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 11 (15.94%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (5.80%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (24.64%) JIRA
2 13 (18.84%) Jenkins
3 12 (17.39%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (15.94%) GitLab
5 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (4.35%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.35%) Selenium
7 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.90%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio Coded UI
7 2 (2.90%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.45%) Maven
8 1 (1.45%) Mocha
8 1 (1.45%) Protractor
8 1 (1.45%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.45%) Subversion
8 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.45%) YouTrack
General
1 13 (18.84%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Architect
2 14 (20.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (20.29%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (13.04%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) AWS DevOps
4 8 (11.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Cloud Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Technical Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Azure Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
8 3 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Technical Solutions Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) .NET
2 6 (8.70%) HTML
2 6 (8.70%) JSON
2 6 (8.70%) XML
3 5 (7.25%) RESTful
3 5 (7.25%) Web Services
4 4 (5.80%) Node.js
4 4 (5.80%) REST
4 4 (5.80%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (2.90%) Middleware
5 2 (2.90%) React
5 2 (2.90%) SOAP
5 2 (2.90%) XSLT
6 1 (1.45%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.45%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.45%) CSS
6 1 (1.45%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.45%) Nightwatchjs
6 1 (1.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Public Cloud
2 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Linux
2 4 (5.80%) Unix
3 3 (4.35%) Mac OS
3 3 (4.35%) Windows
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.09%) DevOps
3 15 (21.74%) Mentoring
4 13 (18.84%) Coaching
4 13 (18.84%) Configuration Management
5 12 (17.39%) Load Balancing
5 12 (17.39%) Open Source
6 11 (15.94%) Auto-Scaling
6 11 (15.94%) Software Delivery
6 11 (15.94%) Systems Engineering
7 10 (14.49%) Migration
8 9 (13.04%) Test Automation
9 7 (10.14%) TOGAF
10 6 (8.70%) ITIL
11 5 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (7.25%) Project Management
11 5 (7.25%) Scrum
12 4 (5.80%) Analytics
12 4 (5.80%) Presales
12 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) Bash Shell
2 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 11 (15.94%) SQL
4 6 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.25%) Python
5 5 (7.25%) Ruby
6 4 (5.80%) C#
6 4 (5.80%) Perl
7 3 (4.35%) Java
8 2 (2.90%) C
9 1 (1.45%) C++
9 1 (1.45%) Java 8
9 1 (1.45%) PHP
9 1 (1.45%) R
9 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.25%) CCNP
2 5 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.90%) CCIE
4 1 (1.45%) CCDP
4 1 (1.45%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.45%) CISM
4 1 (1.45%) CISSP
4 1 (1.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.90%) QA
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.90%) Docker
4 1 (1.45%) KVM
4 1 (1.45%) QEMU
4 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Grafana
1 2 (2.90%) Kibana
1 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.90%) Puppet
2 1 (1.45%) Ansible
2 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.45%) Mesos
Vendors
1 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.14%) Cisco
3 6 (8.70%) ServiceNow
4 5 (7.25%) Oracle
5 4 (5.80%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.35%) Remedy
6 3 (4.35%) VMware
7 2 (2.90%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.90%) New Relic
7 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.90%) Trustwave
7 2 (2.90%) Workday
8 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.45%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (1.45%) Google