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 31 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 129 119 110
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing SaaS 15 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.55% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.71% 12.14% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 3
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£348 £360 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.47% -34.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £310 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £515 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £40.00
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
140 140 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.38% 4.56% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 106 21
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £11.25 £103.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.13% +130.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.00%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
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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 +4 12 £350 - 3
Devon -2 2 £305 -15.27%
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) CSS
2 10 (52.63%) HTML
3 8 (42.11%) AngularJS
4 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) BDD
5 5 (26.32%) Node.js
6 4 (21.05%) Sass
6 4 (21.05%) LESS
6 4 (21.05%) Express
6 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
6 4 (21.05%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (21.05%) Jasmine
6 4 (21.05%) HTML5
6 4 (21.05%) Mocha
6 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
6 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
6 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 3 (15.79%) OO
7 3 (15.79%) .NET
7 3 (15.79%) Java
7 3 (15.79%) jQuery
7 3 (15.79%) CSS3
7 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
7 3 (15.79%) TypeScript
7 3 (15.79%) Grunt

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (26.32%) Node.js
2 2 (10.53%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Summit
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (5.26%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) PaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Route 53
3 1 (5.26%) IaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (5.26%) Force.com
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Mocha
1 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
1 4 (21.05%) Jasmine
1 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
1 4 (21.05%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (15.79%) gulp
2 3 (15.79%) Grunt
3 1 (5.26%) Hudson
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.26%) C Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 1 (5.26%) iOS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (5.26%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) HTML
1 10 (52.63%) CSS
2 8 (42.11%) AngularJS
3 4 (21.05%) Express
3 4 (21.05%) HTML5
3 4 (21.05%) Sass
3 4 (21.05%) LESS
4 3 (15.79%) CSS3
4 3 (15.79%) .NET
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.79%) jQuery
5 2 (10.53%) Mason
5 2 (10.53%) Visualforce
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (10.53%) REST
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.26%) JSON
6 1 (5.26%) WCF
6 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) DTV
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
1 1 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) CentOS
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) Fedora
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) TDD
2 6 (31.58%) Scrum
3 5 (26.32%) BDD
4 3 (15.79%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) SOA
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) SDLC
6 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
6 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Kanban
6 1 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) TypeScript
4 2 (10.53%) Apex Code
4 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 2 (10.53%) C
4 2 (10.53%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
1 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.26%) Thunderhead
2 1 (5.26%) Eloqua
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Siebel
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