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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 72 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing SaaS 2 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.23% 0.93% 1.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.28% 23.53% 65.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 13
Average daily rate - £500 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -76.47%
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
61 34 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.14% 3.94% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 30 20
Average daily rate £350 £431 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.84% -12.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £535 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +12.67%

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 5 February 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) PHP
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) Siebel
1 4 (57.14%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (57.14%) Web Development
1 4 (57.14%) jQuery
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (57.14%) Mason
1 4 (57.14%) Visualforce
1 4 (57.14%) Apex Code
1 4 (57.14%) HTML5
1 4 (57.14%) CSS3
1 4 (57.14%) Eloqua
1 4 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (57.14%) BigMachines
1 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) Django
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) BigMachines
1 4 (57.14%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) Python Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Python Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Lead
3 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UI/UX Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) CSS3
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) HTML5
1 4 (57.14%) jQuery
1 4 (57.14%) Mason
1 4 (57.14%) Visualforce
2 3 (42.86%) Django
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
3 1 (14.29%) Ember.js
3 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
1 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Apex Code
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (57.14%) Siebel
2 1 (14.29%) hybris
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Thunderhead