Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 89 138 125
Rank change year-on-year +49 -13 +58
Contract jobs citing SaaS 65 64 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.06% 1.32% 1.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.17% 6.10% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 46
Yorkshire median daily rate £519 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% +5.56% -2.70%
10th Percentile £411 £350 £354
90th Percentile £600 £599 £713
England median daily rate £513 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £24.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.33% - -
England median hourly rate £80.00 £23.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +240.43% +9.30% -51.14%

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 907 1,049 651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.68% 21.58% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 647 718 467
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £434 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +2.06% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £298 £213
90th Percentile £600 £588 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.55 £14.85 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.82% -10.00% -8.33%
10th Percentile £13.15 £9.75 £10.90
90th Percentile £37.10 £35.00 £23.33
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £18.81
% change year-on-year +22.86% -6.98% -0.99%

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 18 January 2020.

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 18 January 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 +39 46 £475 - 18
North Yorkshire +15 16 £575 +17.95% 6
South Yorkshire +13 2 £450 +2.86% 3
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 52 (80.00%) Azure
2 51 (78.46%) PaaS
2 51 (78.46%) IaaS
3 30 (46.15%) AWS
3 30 (46.15%) DevOps
4 20 (30.77%) Firewall
5 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (29.23%) Public Sector
6 17 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (23.08%) SQL
7 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 15 (23.08%) Blue-Green Deployment
7 15 (23.08%) Infrastructure as Code
8 14 (21.54%) Web Services
8 14 (21.54%) Network Security
9 13 (20.00%) .NET
9 13 (20.00%) SOA
9 13 (20.00%) Node.js
10 12 (18.46%) Microservices
10 12 (18.46%) Azure Active Directory
10 12 (18.46%) Cisco
10 12 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (18.46%) VMware
11 11 (16.92%) Data Management
11 11 (16.92%) JSON
11 11 (16.92%) XML
11 11 (16.92%) Migration
11 11 (16.92%) Project Management
11 11 (16.92%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (15.38%) Data Centre

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 8 (12.31%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.08%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 52 (80.00%) Azure
2 51 (78.46%) IaaS
2 51 (78.46%) PaaS
3 30 (46.15%) AWS
4 12 (18.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (15.38%) GCP
6 9 (13.85%) Boomi
7 3 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (4.62%) Office 365
8 2 (3.08%) Azure Functions
8 2 (3.08%) Serverless
9 1 (1.54%) Azure Stack
9 1 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.77%) Firewall
2 14 (21.54%) Network Security
3 6 (9.23%) DMZ
3 6 (9.23%) LAN
3 6 (9.23%) WAN
3 6 (9.23%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.54%) NAS
4 1 (1.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.54%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.54%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (29.23%) Public Sector
2 6 (9.23%) Finance
3 5 (7.69%) Billing
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (53.85%) Architect
2 15 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (21.54%) Cloud Architect
4 12 (18.46%) Security Architect
5 8 (12.31%) AWS Architect
5 8 (12.31%) VMware Architect
6 5 (7.69%) Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Service Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Azure Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.62%) Azure DevOps
8 3 (4.62%) Cloud Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Developer
8 3 (4.62%) DevOps Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.54%) Web Services
2 13 (20.00%) .NET
2 13 (20.00%) Node.js
3 11 (16.92%) JSON
3 11 (16.92%) XML
4 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.54%) CSS
4 1 (1.54%) HTML
4 1 (1.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.69%) NHS
3 5 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.62%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.08%) CMDB
5 2 (3.08%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Unix
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.15%) DevOps
2 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (23.08%) Blue-Green Deployment
4 15 (23.08%) Infrastructure as Code
5 13 (20.00%) SOA
6 12 (18.46%) Microservices
7 11 (16.92%) Data Management
7 11 (16.92%) Migration
7 11 (16.92%) Project Management
8 10 (15.38%) Security Architecture
8 10 (15.38%) User Stories
9 9 (13.85%) Co-Creation
10 8 (12.31%) DevSecOps
10 8 (12.31%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (12.31%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (12.31%) Security Testing
11 7 (10.77%) Risk Analysis
12 6 (9.23%) Network Design
12 6 (9.23%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.08%) SQL
2 9 (13.85%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.15%) Python
5 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.54%) C#
6 1 (1.54%) Java
6 1 (1.54%) PHP
6 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.15%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.08%) MCSA
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (12.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (3.08%) GDPR
3 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.08%) SLA
4 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.85%) VMware NSX
3 8 (12.31%) vSphere
4 6 (9.23%) Docker
5 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
6 2 (3.08%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) vRealize
2 8 (12.31%) vCenter Server
3 6 (9.23%) Terraform
4 3 (4.62%) Ansible
4 3 (4.62%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.62%) Prometheus
4 3 (4.62%) Rancher
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (3.08%) SCCM
5 2 (3.08%) SCOM
6 1 (1.54%) Puppet
6 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.46%) Cisco
2 12 (18.46%) VMware
3 9 (13.85%) Dell
4 8 (12.31%) Alibaba
4 8 (12.31%) Fortinet
5 4 (6.15%) Citrix
6 3 (4.62%) Splunk
7 2 (3.08%) BMC
7 2 (3.08%) CA
7 2 (3.08%) Google
8 1 (1.54%) Brocade
8 1 (1.54%) HP
8 1 (1.54%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle
8 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com