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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 64 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing SaaS 7 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.81% 1.79% 1.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.00% 82.35% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 11
Average daily rate
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£500 £495 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +32.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £42.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-75.29% +112.50%
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
25 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.91% 2.18% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 11
Average daily rate £413 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 26 January 2015.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (69.23%) Java
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) LAMP
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Fedora
4 5 (38.46%) PHP5
4 5 (38.46%) Ruby
4 5 (38.46%) CentOS
4 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
4 5 (38.46%) PHP
4 5 (38.46%) MySQL
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
4 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (38.46%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (38.46%) Open Source
4 5 (38.46%) PaaS
5 4 (30.77%) SAP
5 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) Servlets
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) Python
5 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
5 4 (30.77%) SOA
5 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (30.77%) jQuery
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) Spring

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (38.46%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.69%) SAP HCM
2 1 (7.69%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (38.46%) PaaS
2 3 (23.08%) IaaS
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Hazelcast
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 3 (23.08%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Electronics
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) LAMP
2 4 (30.77%) Spring
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) Servlets
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) J2EE
3 3 (23.08%) Middleware
3 3 (23.08%) Java EE
4 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Open Source
2 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
2 3 (23.08%) DTV
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.69%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Fedora
2 5 (38.46%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 4 (30.77%) SOA
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Network Management
4 3 (23.08%) Release Management
4 3 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
4 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) PHP
2 5 (38.46%) Ruby
2 5 (38.46%) PHP5
3 4 (30.77%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Groovy
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 4 (30.77%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Saba
3 1 (7.69%) Lumesse