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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 129 115
Rank change year-on-year +19 -14  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 11 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.52% 0.31% 0.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.34% 4.64% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 17
Median daily rate £430 £475 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.47% +10.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £563 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.95 - £12.10

SaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 206 194 114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 9.69% 6.77% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 142 80
Median daily rate £425 £450 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +13.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.49% -13.35%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing SaaS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +17 8 £430 -20.00% 8
North Yorkshire +7 2 £688 +57.14% 3
South Yorkshire +3 2 £394 -10.00%
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) PaaS
2 7 (53.85%) Big Data
2 7 (53.85%) IaaS
3 6 (46.15%) Analytics
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) SOA
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) Migration
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
5 4 (30.77%) SDLC
6 3 (23.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
6 3 (23.08%) Product Management
6 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (23.08%) Data Management
6 3 (23.08%) QlikView
6 3 (23.08%) BPMN
6 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
6 3 (23.08%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (23.08%) Physical Data Model
6 3 (23.08%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
1 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) IaaS
1 7 (53.85%) PaaS
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Big Data
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
3 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
3 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
3 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (23.08%) QlikView
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
1 1 (7.69%) Hudson
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) NUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Data Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Digital Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Data Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Digital Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) REST
2 3 (23.08%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) Struts
4 1 (7.69%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (23.08%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) User Experience
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) CESG
4 1 (7.69%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Analytics
3 5 (38.46%) SOA
4 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
5 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) Data Management
5 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
5 3 (23.08%) Data Security
5 3 (23.08%) ETL
5 3 (23.08%) High Availability
5 3 (23.08%) Information Security
5 3 (23.08%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (23.08%) Network Design
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 3 (23.08%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (23.08%) Product Management
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) CLAS
2 1 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) CyberArk
3 2 (15.38%) Imperva
3 2 (15.38%) Qualys
3 2 (15.38%) Splunk
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) VMware