Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 131 163
Rank change year-on-year 0 +32 +54
Contract jobs citing SaaS 63 51 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.28% 1.20% 0.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.27% 11.16% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 38 41
Yorkshire median daily rate £445 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.32% -9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £269 £324 £363
90th Percentile £550 £686 £1,000
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.25 - -
England median hourly rate £24.25 £55.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -55.91% +180.47% -41.02%

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 867 457 532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.59% 10.77% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 322 388
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £209 £313
90th Percentile £588 £600 £606
England median daily rate £488 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +3.01% +5.17% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 9
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.78 £20.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.90% +32.26% -13.29%
10th Percentile £10.13 £12.00 £9.65
90th Percentile £24.63 £29.30 £127.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.77
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.54% -18.38%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -15 40 £435 -10.77% 29
South Yorkshire +9 14 £438 -35.19% 9
North Yorkshire +2 6 £481 +13.24% 12
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 31 (49.21%) IaaS
2 26 (41.27%) PaaS
3 23 (36.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (30.16%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (26.98%) DevOps
6 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
7 14 (22.22%) SQL
7 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 13 (20.63%) JIRA
9 12 (19.05%) Configuration Management
9 12 (19.05%) Public Cloud
10 11 (17.46%) Bash Shell
10 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
10 11 (17.46%) .NET
10 11 (17.46%) HTML
10 11 (17.46%) Finance
11 10 (15.87%) Linux
11 10 (15.87%) Open Source
12 9 (14.29%) Jenkins
12 9 (14.29%) Mentoring
12 9 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (14.29%) DNS
12 9 (14.29%) CSS
12 9 (14.29%) Migration
13 8 (12.70%) MVC
13 8 (12.70%) Firewall
13 8 (12.70%) Load Balancing
13 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
13 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP

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 (12.70%) Confluence
1 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.59%) Apache
3 1 (1.59%) nginx
3 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.59%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 31 (49.21%) IaaS
2 26 (41.27%) PaaS
3 23 (36.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (30.16%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (12.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (12.70%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (12.70%) Amazon S3
5 8 (12.70%) Amazon SQS
5 8 (12.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (12.70%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (12.70%) Office 365
5 8 (12.70%) Route 53
5 8 (12.70%) Serverless
5 8 (12.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (6.35%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (6.35%) GitHub
7 2 (3.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 2 (3.17%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (1.59%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) DNS
2 8 (12.70%) Firewall
2 8 (12.70%) ICMP
2 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP
2 8 (12.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 8 (12.70%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (7.94%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) JIRA
2 9 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 9 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (12.70%) GitLab
4 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
5 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (6.35%) Selenium
6 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (4.76%) Bitbucket
8 2 (3.17%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.59%) Mocha
9 1 (1.59%) Protractor
9 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.59%) YouTrack
General
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Retail
2 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.35%) Automotive
4 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) Architect
2 13 (20.63%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (15.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
5 7 (11.11%) Technical Architect
6 6 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Azure Architect
7 5 (7.94%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (7.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) IT Manager
8 4 (6.35%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.35%) IT Services Manager
8 4 (6.35%) Service Manager
9 3 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Designer
9 3 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) .NET
1 11 (17.46%) HTML
2 9 (14.29%) CSS
3 5 (7.94%) Node.js
4 4 (6.35%) .NET Core
4 4 (6.35%) .NET Framework
4 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (6.35%) Entity Framework
4 4 (6.35%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (6.35%) Web Services
5 3 (4.76%) CSS3
5 3 (4.76%) React
6 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.17%) HTML5
6 2 (3.17%) Middleware
7 1 (1.59%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.59%) JSON
7 1 (1.59%) Spring
7 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.17%) User Experience
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Unix
2 2 (3.17%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.98%) DevOps
3 12 (19.05%) Configuration Management
4 10 (15.87%) Open Source
5 9 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 9 (14.29%) Migration
6 8 (12.70%) Auto-Scaling
6 8 (12.70%) Coaching
6 8 (12.70%) ITIL
6 8 (12.70%) Load Balancing
6 8 (12.70%) MVC
6 8 (12.70%) Software Delivery
6 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
7 7 (11.11%) Change Management
7 7 (11.11%) Project Management
7 7 (11.11%) Scrum
7 7 (11.11%) TOGAF
8 6 (9.52%) Business Analysis
8 6 (9.52%) ITSM
9 5 (7.94%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 14 (22.22%) SQL
2 11 (17.46%) Bash Shell
3 5 (7.94%) C#
3 5 (7.94%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.35%) Java
4 4 (6.35%) Python
4 4 (6.35%) Ruby
5 3 (4.76%) Perl
6 2 (3.17%) C
7 1 (1.59%) C++
7 1 (1.59%) PHP
7 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) CCDP
3 1 (1.59%) CCNP
3 1 (1.59%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.59%) CISM
3 1 (1.59%) CISSP
3 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) Docker
3 1 (1.59%) KVM
3 1 (1.59%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Grafana
1 2 (3.17%) Kibana
2 1 (1.59%) cPanel
2 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.59%) Plesk
2 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.76%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco
4 2 (3.17%) New Relic
4 2 (3.17%) Remedy
4 2 (3.17%) SAP
4 2 (3.17%) VMware
4 2 (3.17%) Workday
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe
5 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.59%) PeopleSoft