The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 37 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 6 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.96% - 2.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.75% - 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £400 - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £414
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £33.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year
-41.46% -26.37%
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
32 9 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.46% 3.16% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 29
Median daily rate £438 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +92.30%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 4 (66.67%) Release Management
2 4 (66.67%) Web Design
2 4 (66.67%) ITSM
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) LDAP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Terraform
3 1 (16.67%) CLAS
3 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LDAP
1 4 (66.67%) SSL
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (16.67%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) ServiceNow Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) CESG
2 1 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (16.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) ITSM
2 4 (66.67%) Release Management
2 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Web Design
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) SEO
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) CLAS
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) ServiceNow