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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 42 60 44
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs citing SaaS 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.31% 0.24% 1.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.26% 3.23% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £36.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-64.38% +46.00%
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
19 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.96% 7.29% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 11
Median daily rate £413 £344 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £307 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £420
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +52.77%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 1 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (50.00%) GAMP
1 1 (50.00%) GxP
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) Case Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Systems Validation Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Validation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Case Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (50.00%) GAMP
1 1 (50.00%) GxP