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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 56 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing SaaS 1 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.27% 0.37% 2.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.33% 5.56% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate - £375 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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 £19.61 £12.10 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+62.06% -73.40%
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
12 18 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.29% 6.69% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 28
Average daily rate £350 £410 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £355 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £426 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) W3C
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL