The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Cardiff region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 40 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.52% 0.40% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.14% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£415 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £421 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.89% -0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%
Cloud Services Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
28 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.27% 1.21% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 0
Average daily rate £450 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +137.03%
SaaS
South Wales

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 23 July 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 9 (75.00%) CRM
1 9 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (75.00%) Workflow
1 9 (75.00%) Document Management
1 9 (75.00%) Knowledge Management
1 9 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (75.00%) Lync
1 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) CMS
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (33.33%) Sitecore
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) GIS
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 9 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (75.00%) Lync
1 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (41.67%) CMS
3 4 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Lead Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Development Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (25.00%) Software Packaging
1 3 (25.00%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) GIS
1 3 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) CentOS
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) CRM
1 9 (75.00%) Workflow
1 9 (75.00%) Document Management
1 9 (75.00%) Knowledge Management
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (25.00%) DevOps
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (16.67%) Release Management
6 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (25.00%) StatsD
1 3 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat