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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 107 147
Rank change year-on-year -4 +40  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 9 39 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.45% 1.38% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.47% 13.54% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 31 0
Median daily rate £475 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £19.61 £20.00
% change year-on-year +231.46% -1.95%  

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 139 288 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 6.89% 10.21% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 223 92
Median daily rate £450 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £340 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.96% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £26.75
% change year-on-year +79.64% -39.65%  

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
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 23 June 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 -6 6 £475 -5.00% 5
South Yorkshire +5 1 - -
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 15 (75.00%) PaaS
2 14 (70.00%) IaaS
3 11 (55.00%) Data Centre
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (35.00%) Migration
6 7 (35.00%) Oracle
6 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (30.00%) DNS
7 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (30.00%) Finance
7 6 (30.00%) Big Data
8 5 (25.00%) Analytics
8 5 (25.00%) IT Strategy
8 5 (25.00%) SOA
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
9 4 (20.00%) Network Design
9 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (20.00%) Open Source
9 4 (20.00%) Web Services
9 4 (20.00%) ITIL
9 4 (20.00%) Dell
9 4 (20.00%) VMware
9 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (20.00%) Service Management

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 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (5.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (75.00%) PaaS
2 14 (70.00%) IaaS
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (15.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (5.00%) GitHub
6 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Big Data
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (10.00%) QlikView
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL
5 1 (5.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Hudson
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) JUnit
1 1 (5.00%) NUnit
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Azure Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Azure Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Data Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) REST
2 3 (15.00%) SAML
2 3 (15.00%) SOAP
3 2 (10.00%) Spring
3 2 (10.00%) Struts
4 1 (5.00%) Apache CXF
4 1 (5.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.00%) PKI
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (10.00%) User Experience
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (35.00%) Migration
2 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (25.00%) Analytics
3 5 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 5 (25.00%) SOA
3 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Network Design
4 4 (20.00%) Open Source
4 4 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (15.00%) ITSM
5 3 (15.00%) Product Management
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) PHP
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCDP
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CISM
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
1 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) Dell
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) CyberArk
4 2 (10.00%) Imperva
4 2 (10.00%) Qualys
4 2 (10.00%) Splunk
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
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