Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 85 104 133
Rank change year-on-year +19 +29 +1
Contract jobs citing SaaS 8 64 62
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.74% 1.73% 1.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.28% 6.17% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 40 39
Median daily rate £525 £513 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +15.17% -6.12%
10th Percentile £482 £374 £269
90th Percentile £538 £600 £558
England median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £24.25
England median hourly rate £14.00 £80.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year -82.50% +229.90% -55.91%

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 351 1,037 904
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 32.41% 27.97% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 736 629
Median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -1.16%
10th Percentile £291 £259 £307
90th Percentile £591 £575 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £476
% change year-on-year - +5.15% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 18
Median hourly rate £25.22 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.11% -6.67% -26.83%
10th Percentile £16.50 £11.00 £10.28
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £28.23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.93 £17.50
% change year-on-year +52.64% +31.03% -12.50%

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
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 19 October 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 +18 5 £525 +10.53% 35
North Yorkshire +2 2 £488 -15.22% 2
South Yorkshire +45 1 - - 7
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 4 (50.00%) Azure
2 3 (37.50%) AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Server Hardening
3 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) X.509
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) SAML
3 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Data Security
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security

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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Azure
2 3 (37.50%) AWS
3 2 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (12.50%) IaaS
4 1 (12.50%) PaaS
4 1 (12.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
1 2 (25.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Redis
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Architect
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Architect
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Engagement Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Malware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (25.00%) Data Security
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Microservices
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Server Hardening
2 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISA
1 1 (12.50%) CISM
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (12.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Sparx
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk