Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 154 173
Rank change year-on-year +6 +19 +31
Contract jobs citing SaaS 54 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.10% 0.85% 0.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.63% 9.33% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 40
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £481 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.69% -12.50% +41.48%
10th Percentile £269 £366 £398
90th Percentile £528 £688 £1,000
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £55.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +189.47% -36.67%

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 815 386 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.63% 9.12% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 247 369
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £430 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -7.03% +19.35%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £313
90th Percentile £588 £591 £606
England median daily rate £484 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +2.98% +4.44% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 9
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.20% +5.17% +20.83%
10th Percentile £13.56 £10.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.20 £35.75 £127.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £19.61
% change year-on-year -6.17% +3.26% -14.74%

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018. 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 +2 40 £425 -10.53% 21
South Yorkshire +6 12 £438 - 6
North Yorkshire -2 2 £400 -25.58% 4
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (33.33%) PaaS
4 17 (31.48%) IaaS
5 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
6 13 (24.07%) HTML
7 12 (22.22%) SQL
7 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 11 (20.37%) Java
8 11 (20.37%) CSS
9 10 (18.52%) ITSM
9 10 (18.52%) Scrum
9 10 (18.52%) DevOps
10 9 (16.67%) .NET
11 8 (14.81%) C#
11 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
11 8 (14.81%) ITIL
11 8 (14.81%) MVC
11 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (12.96%) Finance
12 7 (12.96%) Migration
12 7 (12.96%) Service Management
12 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
12 7 (12.96%) Node.js
13 6 (11.11%) Selenium
13 6 (11.11%) Configuration Management
13 6 (11.11%) Project Management
13 6 (11.11%) Web Services
13 6 (11.11%) Business Analysis

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 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.85%) nginx
2 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 19 (35.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (33.33%) PaaS
3 17 (31.48%) IaaS
4 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (9.26%) Office 365
6 4 (7.41%) GitHub
6 4 (7.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 2 (3.70%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.85%) npm
8 1 (1.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) 4G
2 1 (1.85%) DNS
2 1 (1.85%) IPsec
2 1 (1.85%) MPLS
2 1 (1.85%) SAN
2 1 (1.85%) Skype
2 1 (1.85%) SSL
2 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) MySQL
3 1 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.85%) Big Data
3 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.85%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.11%) Selenium
3 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (5.56%) Bitbucket
5 3 (5.56%) JIRA
6 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.70%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.85%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.85%) Gatling
7 1 (1.85%) Maven
7 1 (1.85%) Mocha
7 1 (1.85%) Protractor
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Automotive
2 4 (7.41%) Law
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Architect
2 11 (20.37%) Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (14.81%) Developer
5 6 (11.11%) IT Manager
6 5 (9.26%) IT Services Manager
6 5 (9.26%) Service Manager
7 4 (7.41%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Java Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Salesforce Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Technical Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (3.70%) ITIL Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) HTML
2 11 (20.37%) CSS
3 9 (16.67%) .NET
4 7 (12.96%) Node.js
5 6 (11.11%) Web Services
6 5 (9.26%) CSS3
6 5 (9.26%) React
7 4 (7.41%) .NET Core
7 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
7 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
7 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (7.41%) Entity Framework
7 4 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.56%) HTML5
9 2 (3.70%) jQuery
9 2 (3.70%) Middleware
9 2 (3.70%) Redux
9 2 (3.70%) REST
10 1 (1.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Public Cloud
1 4 (7.41%) User Experience
2 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.85%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Unix
2 2 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 10 (18.52%) DevOps
3 10 (18.52%) ITSM
3 10 (18.52%) Scrum
4 8 (14.81%) ITIL
4 8 (14.81%) MVC
4 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.96%) Migration
5 7 (12.96%) Service Management
6 6 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 6 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 6 (11.11%) Project Management
7 5 (9.26%) Change Management
7 5 (9.26%) IT Strategy
7 5 (9.26%) Release Management
7 5 (9.26%) SFIA
7 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Identification
8 4 (7.41%) API Testing
8 4 (7.41%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
2 12 (22.22%) SQL
3 11 (20.37%) Java
4 8 (14.81%) C#
5 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.41%) Python
6 4 (7.41%) Ruby
7 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.56%) Perl
7 3 (5.56%) PHP
8 1 (1.85%) C++
8 1 (1.85%) Go
8 1 (1.85%) Scala
8 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) CCDP
2 1 (1.85%) CCNP
2 1 (1.85%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.85%) CISM
2 1 (1.85%) CISSP
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) PMO
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Docker
2 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) KVM
3 1 (1.85%) QEMU
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Grafana
1 2 (3.70%) Kibana
1 2 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) cPanel
2 1 (1.85%) Marathon
2 1 (1.85%) Mesos
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.85%) Plesk
2 1 (1.85%) Salt
2 1 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (7.41%) ServiceNow
3 3 (5.56%) VMware
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco
4 2 (3.70%) New Relic
4 2 (3.70%) Remedy
4 2 (3.70%) SAP
4 2 (3.70%) Workday
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe
5 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.85%) Brocade
5 1 (1.85%) Capita
5 1 (1.85%) F5
5 1 (1.85%) Meraki
5 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat