The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 43 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.60% 0.71% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.09% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +73.07%
SaaS
South Wales

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

Cloud Services Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
23 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.13% 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 0
Average daily rate £375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -41.66%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 4 (50.00%) Open Source
4 4 (50.00%) Memcached
4 4 (50.00%) Puppet
4 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (50.00%) Lync
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (50.00%) IaaS
4 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (50.00%) StatsD
4 4 (50.00%) Ansible
4 4 (50.00%) DevOps
4 4 (50.00%) Ruby
4 4 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (50.00%) Document Management
4 4 (50.00%) Software Packaging
4 4 (50.00%) CentOS
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (50.00%) CRM
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) Lync
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) IaaS
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Software Packaging
1 4 (50.00%) Memcached
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
3 2 (25.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) CentOS
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Document Management
3 4 (50.00%) CRM
3 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (50.00%) StatsD
1 4 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Sitecore