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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 65 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.56% - 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.73% - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£513 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £42.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-30.59% +63.46%
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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
22 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.47% 1.28% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Average daily rate £375 £400 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +90.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £333 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £468 £264
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.97% -21.15%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (100.00%) LAMP
2 10 (90.91%) Java
3 8 (72.73%) PHP
3 8 (72.73%) CSS
3 8 (72.73%) MySQL
3 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
3 8 (72.73%) PHP5
3 8 (72.73%) jQuery
4 7 (63.64%) CentOS
4 7 (63.64%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (63.64%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (63.64%) Spring
4 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
4 7 (63.64%) Ruby
4 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (63.64%) TDD
4 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
4 7 (63.64%) Scrum
4 7 (63.64%) Fedora
4 7 (63.64%) Finance
4 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
4 7 (63.64%) Python
4 7 (63.64%) Linux
4 7 (63.64%) Servlets
5 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 4 (36.36%) SAP
5 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
5 4 (36.36%) Electronics
5 4 (36.36%) Telecoms

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) PaaS
2 3 (27.27%) IaaS
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) MySQL
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 4 (36.36%) Marketing
2 4 (36.36%) Electronics
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) LAMP
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) jQuery
3 7 (63.64%) Servlets
3 7 (63.64%) Spring
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) Java EE
5 3 (27.27%) J2EE
5 3 (27.27%) Middleware
6 1 (9.09%) HTML
6 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) DTV
2 3 (27.27%) Open Source
2 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) Fedora
1 7 (63.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) TDD
2 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) Network Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) Network Management
4 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
5 1 (9.09%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) PHP
2 8 (72.73%) PHP5
3 7 (63.64%) Python
3 7 (63.64%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) SAP