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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 68 62 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing SaaS 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.47% 0.60% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.16% 12.50% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.91% -5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £45.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-26.37% +24.65%
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
49 40 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.74% 4.79% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 34 9
Average daily rate £381 £450 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £350 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £13.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+92.59% -50.45%

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 2 June 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 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 5 (55.56%) CentOS
3 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Fedora
4 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) MySQL
4 4 (44.44%) DevOps
5 3 (33.33%) SAP
5 3 (33.33%) PHP
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (33.33%) Electronics
5 3 (33.33%) DTV
5 3 (33.33%) SOA
5 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) Spring
5 3 (33.33%) Ruby
5 3 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (33.33%) Marketing
5 3 (33.33%) PaaS
5 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (33.33%) PaaS
3 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
5 1 (11.11%) Route 53
5 1 (11.11%) IaaS
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Hazelcast
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Hudson
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Electronics
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Architect
3 1 (11.11%) C Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
1 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) LAMP
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) Servlets
2 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) React
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) DTV
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) CentOS
3 4 (44.44%) Fedora
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
2 3 (33.33%) PHP5
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) Groovy
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) VMware