Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 133 139
Rank change year-on-year +37 +6 +31
Contract jobs citing SaaS 45 61 63
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.62% 1.28% 1.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.75% 5.33% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 58
Median daily rate £494 £520 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.05% +15.56% -15.29%
10th Percentile £386 £351 £375
90th Percentile £583 £670 £675
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £49.50 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year +120.00% -20.35% +23.36%

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 783 1,144 812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.18% 23.93% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 774 551
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £313 £277 £269
90th Percentile £638 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 12
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.85 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.78% -29.29% +47.37%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.75 £11.55
90th Percentile £34.78 £35.00 £35.23
Median hourly rate £24.20 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +29.04% -6.25% +5.26%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Yorkshire

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SaaS in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for SaaS in Yorkshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SaaS in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 2020. 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 +36 40 £469 -14.77% 7
North Yorkshire +3 5 £625 +47.06% 3
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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 29 (64.44%) Azure
1 29 (64.44%) PaaS
1 29 (64.44%) IaaS
2 17 (37.78%) Firewall
3 15 (33.33%) DevOps
3 15 (33.33%) Network Security
4 12 (26.67%) Data Centre
5 11 (24.44%) Network Design
5 11 (24.44%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (24.44%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (24.44%) LAN
5 11 (24.44%) WAN
5 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
5 11 (24.44%) DMZ
6 10 (22.22%) Private Cloud
7 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (17.78%) Cisco
9 7 (15.56%) Windows
9 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
9 7 (15.56%) SIEM
9 7 (15.56%) Public Sector
10 6 (13.33%) Docker
10 6 (13.33%) AWS
10 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (13.33%) Citrix
10 6 (13.33%) Project Management
11 5 (11.11%) Finance
11 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (11.11%) .NET
11 5 (11.11%) JavaScript

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 (6.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 29 (64.44%) Azure
1 29 (64.44%) IaaS
1 29 (64.44%) PaaS
2 6 (13.33%) AWS
3 3 (6.67%) GCP
4 2 (4.44%) Azure Functions
4 2 (4.44%) Serverless
5 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.22%) Boomi
5 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) Firewall
2 15 (33.33%) Network Security
3 11 (24.44%) DMZ
3 11 (24.44%) LAN
3 11 (24.44%) WAN
3 11 (24.44%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.22%) NAS
4 1 (2.22%) SAN
4 1 (2.22%) Skype
4 1 (2.22%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.22%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (15.56%) Public Sector
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Architect
2 8 (17.78%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (13.33%) Security Architect
3 6 (13.33%) Technical Leader
4 5 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Application Rationalisation Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) AWS Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) VMware Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Azure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) .NET Core
2 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 3 (6.67%) Node.js
2 3 (6.67%) React
2 3 (6.67%) Redux
2 3 (6.67%) Vue.js
3 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.22%) JSON
4 1 (2.22%) RESTful
4 1 (2.22%) SAML
4 1 (2.22%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 10 (22.22%) Private Cloud
3 4 (8.89%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (8.89%) NHS
4 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.44%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.44%) Unix
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) DevOps
2 11 (24.44%) Network Design
2 11 (24.44%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.56%) SIEM
5 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.33%) Project Management
6 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.11%) Strategic Roadmap
7 4 (8.89%) Application Rationalisation
7 4 (8.89%) Blue-Green Deployment
7 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure as Code
7 4 (8.89%) Migration
7 4 (8.89%) MVC
7 4 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (8.89%) Security Architecture
8 3 (6.67%) DevSecOps
8 3 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.89%) C#
3 4 (8.89%) Python
3 4 (8.89%) SQL
4 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.67%) ES6
5 1 (2.22%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) GDPR
1 4 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Docker
2 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) VMware NSX
3 3 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Terraform
2 3 (6.67%) Ansible
2 3 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.67%) Prometheus
2 3 (6.67%) Rancher
2 3 (6.67%) vCenter Server
2 3 (6.67%) vRealize
3 1 (2.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) Cisco
3 6 (13.33%) Citrix
4 4 (8.89%) VMware
5 3 (6.67%) Alibaba
5 3 (6.67%) Fortinet
5 3 (6.67%) Splunk
6 1 (2.22%) Brocade
6 1 (2.22%) Dell
6 1 (2.22%) HP
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat