The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 117 133 141
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Contract jobs citing SaaS 20 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.68% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.71% 3.03% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 3
Average daily rate £525 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £390 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £520 £370
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
England

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 West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
206 132 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.03% 4.27% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 90 76
Average daily rate £383 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £28.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.60% +43.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +69.49%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the South West region.

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +5 9 £588 +46.87% 2
Devon - 2 £550 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £275 - 8
Dorset - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £533 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £525 - 2
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) HTML
2 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 11 (37.93%) CSS
3 11 (37.93%) jQuery
3 11 (37.93%) IaaS
4 10 (34.48%) MVC
5 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
5 9 (31.03%) .NET
5 9 (31.03%) C#
5 9 (31.03%) PaaS
5 9 (31.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (27.59%) HTML5
7 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (24.14%) User Experience
7 7 (24.14%) CSS3
7 7 (24.14%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (24.14%) TOGAF
7 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (24.14%) Web Services
7 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (24.14%) Public Cloud
7 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
7 7 (24.14%) Private Cloud
8 6 (20.69%) Oracle
8 6 (20.69%) PHP
8 6 (20.69%) REST
9 5 (17.24%) KnockoutJS

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (17.24%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (3.45%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.45%) NetWeaver
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) BigMachines
1 1 (3.45%) Eloqua
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
1 1 (3.45%) SAP CRM
1 1 (3.45%) SAP hybris
1 1 (3.45%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) IaaS
2 9 (31.03%) PaaS
3 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (24.14%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.90%) Back Office
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Local Government
2 1 (3.45%) Billing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Architect
2 10 (34.48%) Cloud Architect
2 10 (34.48%) Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Digital Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) UI Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Digital Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Security Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Strategy Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Cloud Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Digital Programme Manager
7 1 (3.45%) UAT Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) HTML
2 11 (37.93%) CSS
2 11 (37.93%) jQuery
3 9 (31.03%) .NET
4 8 (27.59%) HTML5
5 7 (24.14%) CSS3
5 7 (24.14%) Web Services
6 6 (20.69%) REST
7 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
7 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
7 5 (17.24%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (17.24%) LESS
7 5 (17.24%) XML
8 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
8 4 (13.79%) LINQ
8 4 (13.79%) LINQ to SQL
8 4 (13.79%) XSLT
9 1 (3.45%) Ajax
9 1 (3.45%) JSON
9 1 (3.45%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
3 7 (24.14%) Private Cloud
3 7 (24.14%) Public Cloud
3 7 (24.14%) User Experience
4 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
1 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) MVC
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (24.14%) TOGAF
3 5 (17.24%) Scrum
3 5 (17.24%) Time Management
4 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.90%) CRM
5 2 (6.90%) Data Security
5 2 (6.90%) ETL
5 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
5 2 (6.90%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Test Management
5 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.90%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (3.45%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
2 9 (31.03%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) PHP
4 5 (17.24%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Apex Code
5 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) hybris
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Siebel
5 1 (3.45%) Thunderhead
5 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.45%) webMethods
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