The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 64 64 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs citing SaaS 9 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.01% 0.71% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.29% 15.79% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £45.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-61.53% +17.41%
SaaS
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Cloud Services Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
63 38 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.10% 4.52% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 28 10
Average daily rate £338 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £350 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
- +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+61.29% -51.56%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SaaS across the Bristol region.

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS.

1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 8 (57.14%) AngularJS
4 7 (50.00%) HTML
4 7 (50.00%) TDD
4 7 (50.00%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) BDD
5 5 (35.71%) Node.js
6 4 (28.57%) Jasmine
6 4 (28.57%) Sass
6 4 (28.57%) LESS
6 4 (28.57%) Express
6 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
6 4 (28.57%) Mocha
6 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (28.57%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (28.57%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 4 (28.57%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) CentOS
7 3 (21.43%) Fedora
7 3 (21.43%) Ruby
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
7 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
7 3 (21.43%) PHP
7 3 (21.43%) SQL

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) Node.js
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.14%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon S3
3 2 (14.29%) PaaS
4 1 (7.14%) Route 53
4 1 (7.14%) IaaS
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Hazelcast
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Mocha
1 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 4 (28.57%) Jasmine
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 4 (28.57%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (21.43%) gulp
2 3 (21.43%) Grunt
3 1 (7.14%) Hudson
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.14%) C Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.14%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
1 8 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 4 (28.57%) Express
3 4 (28.57%) Sass
3 4 (28.57%) LESS
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (14.29%) REST
5 2 (14.29%) Spring
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.14%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) WCF
6 1 (7.14%) Servlets
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) LAMP
6 1 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (7.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) DTV
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) CentOS
3 3 (21.43%) Fedora
4 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Android
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Kanban
5 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
6 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) TypeScript
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) PHP5
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
5 1 (7.14%) Groovy
5 1 (7.14%) Apex Code
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Siebel
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Eloqua