Period
to 18 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 131 138 155
Rank change year-on-year +7 +17 +21
Contract jobs citing SaaS 47 57 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.15% 1.15% 0.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.40% 6.70% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 26
Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £425 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -11.69% -12.50%
10th Percentile £380 £269 £366
90th Percentile £588 £538 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £80.00 - £55.00

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 1,067 851 409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 26.08% 17.21% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 582 260
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% -6.52%
10th Percentile £245 £310 £268
90th Percentile £588 £575 £590
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.77 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.84% +1.54% +20.69%
10th Percentile £10.77 £13.78 £10.50
90th Percentile £34.10 £37.18 £35.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £19.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +16.88% -8.33% +7.09%

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 +21 36 £500 +17.65% 10
South Yorkshire -9 8 £525 +20.00% 8
North Yorkshire +3 1 £550 +37.50% 6
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 24 (51.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 24 (51.06%) PaaS
2 19 (40.43%) IaaS
3 18 (38.30%) Migration
4 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
5 11 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (23.40%) Office 365
5 11 (23.40%) Public Sector
6 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (17.02%) DevOps
7 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
8 6 (12.77%) Finance
9 5 (10.64%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (10.64%) Retail
9 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (10.64%) .NET
9 5 (10.64%) ITIL
10 4 (8.51%) SQL
10 4 (8.51%) Cisco
10 4 (8.51%) Project Management
10 4 (8.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (8.51%) Scrum
10 4 (8.51%) VMware
10 4 (8.51%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (8.51%) Information Security
10 4 (8.51%) Service Management
10 4 (8.51%) Firewall
10 4 (8.51%) Supplier 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 4 (8.51%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.26%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.13%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 24 (51.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 24 (51.06%) PaaS
2 19 (40.43%) IaaS
3 11 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (23.40%) Office 365
4 5 (10.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (8.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (4.26%) Azure Stack
6 2 (4.26%) Basecamp
6 2 (4.26%) iPaaS
6 2 (4.26%) Slack
7 1 (2.13%) Boomi
7 1 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (2.13%) npm
7 1 (2.13%) NuGet
7 1 (2.13%) Serverless
7 1 (2.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Firewall
1 4 (8.51%) Network Security
2 2 (4.26%) Skype
3 1 (2.13%) LAN
3 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.13%) VoIP
3 1 (2.13%) WAN
3 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Big Data
2 1 (2.13%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.13%) Redis
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) JIRA
2 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.26%) Selenium
3 1 (2.13%) webpack
General
1 11 (23.40%) Public Sector
2 6 (12.77%) Finance
3 5 (10.64%) Retail
4 4 (8.51%) Local Government
5 2 (4.26%) Back Office
5 2 (4.26%) Brand Awareness
5 2 (4.26%) Games
5 2 (4.26%) Online Betting
6 1 (2.13%) Advertising
6 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Architect
2 10 (21.28%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (17.02%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (12.77%) AWS Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Security Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Azure Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (8.51%) VMware Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Configuration Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.26%) Network Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Security Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Project Manager
9 1 (2.13%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) Web Services
3 2 (4.26%) HTML
3 2 (4.26%) JSON
3 2 (4.26%) SailPoint
3 2 (4.26%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.13%) Autofac
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) CSS3
4 1 (2.13%) Handlebars
4 1 (2.13%) HTML5
4 1 (2.13%) jQuery
4 1 (2.13%) Node.js
4 1 (2.13%) REST
4 1 (2.13%) Sass
4 1 (2.13%) Vue.js
4 1 (2.13%) WCF
4 1 (2.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
1 4 (8.51%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (8.51%) Robotics
2 3 (6.38%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.26%) CMDB
3 2 (4.26%) Online Games
3 2 (4.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Migration
2 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.02%) DevOps
3 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (10.64%) ITIL
5 4 (8.51%) Coaching
5 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
5 4 (8.51%) DevSecOps
5 4 (8.51%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (8.51%) Information Security
5 4 (8.51%) Project Management
5 4 (8.51%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (8.51%) Scrum
5 4 (8.51%) Security Architecture
5 4 (8.51%) Security Testing
5 4 (8.51%) Service Management
5 4 (8.51%) Supplier Management
5 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
5 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) C#
2 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) Python
3 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.13%) ISO 22301
3 1 (2.13%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.51%) VMware NSX
2 4 (8.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) vCenter Server
1 4 (8.51%) vRealize
2 2 (4.26%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (4.26%) SCCM
3 1 (2.13%) CASB
3 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Alibaba
2 4 (8.51%) Cisco
2 4 (8.51%) Fortinet
2 4 (8.51%) Guidewire
2 4 (8.51%) VMware
3 3 (6.38%) BMC
4 2 (4.26%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.26%) BeyondTrust
4 2 (4.26%) UiPath
5 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.13%) Dell
5 1 (2.13%) Remedy
5 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.13%) Trustwave
5 1 (2.13%) Workday