The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 37 64 64
Rank change year-on-year
+27 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 14 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.90% 0.51% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.79% 15.00% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
Median daily rate £430 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £20.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year
-1.95% -56.04%
SaaS
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 South Wales region.

Cloud Services Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
47 20 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.73% 3.38% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 37
Median daily rate £438 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -23.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £27.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-43.11% +83.33%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +8 7 £415 -2.35%
Newport - 7 £450 -
SaaS
Wales

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (42.86%) Service Management
4 6 (42.86%) PaaS
4 6 (42.86%) Case Management
5 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) HTML
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) XML
6 4 (28.57%) SSL
6 4 (28.57%) LDAP
6 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 4 (28.57%) ITSM
6 4 (28.57%) Web Design
6 4 (28.57%) Workflow
6 4 (28.57%) Release Management
6 4 (28.57%) ServiceNow
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Kanban
6 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (21.43%) SDLC
7 3 (21.43%) Public Cloud
7 3 (21.43%) CLAS
7 3 (21.43%) CESG
7 3 (21.43%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (21.43%) TOGAF

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (7.14%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) PaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LDAP
1 4 (28.57%) SSL
1 4 (28.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (7.14%) CISSP Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Product Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Product Owner
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.14%) Product Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Product Owner
5 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) CESG
2 3 (21.43%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (21.43%) Public Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (42.86%) Case Management
4 6 (42.86%) Service Management
5 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 4 (28.57%) ITSM
5 4 (28.57%) Kanban
5 4 (28.57%) Release Management
5 4 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) Web Design
5 4 (28.57%) Workflow
6 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CISSP
1 3 (21.43%) CLAS
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) ServiceNow
2 2 (14.29%) SAP