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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 130 134 104
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -30
Contract jobs citing SaaS 14 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.47% 1.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.91% 11.45% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 20
Average daily rate £350 £500 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £355 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.05 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -74.00%
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
177 131 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.94% 4.06% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 96 46
Average daily rate £360 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £18.50 £11.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -43.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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
Wiltshire 0 7 £335 -39.09% 1
Somerset +2 2 £533 - 2
Bristol -7 1 - - 6
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 17 (65.38%) jQuery
3 16 (61.54%) HTML
4 15 (57.69%) CSS
5 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
6 11 (42.31%) HTML5
7 10 (38.46%) CSS3
7 10 (38.46%) .NET
7 10 (38.46%) C#
7 10 (38.46%) Oracle
7 10 (38.46%) MVC
8 9 (34.62%) PHP
8 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (30.77%) AngularJS
9 8 (30.77%) User Experience
10 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
10 7 (26.92%) Web Services
10 7 (26.92%) Windows
11 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
11 6 (23.08%) Java
11 6 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (23.08%) REST
11 6 (23.08%) Mason
11 6 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (23.08%) Visualforce
11 6 (23.08%) Apex Code
11 6 (23.08%) Degree
11 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 (19.23%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (3.85%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.85%) NetWeaver
3 1 (3.85%) Node.js
3 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) BigMachines
1 5 (19.23%) Eloqua
2 1 (3.85%) Magento
2 1 (3.85%) SAP CRM
2 1 (3.85%) SAP hybris
2 1 (3.85%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.85%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DHCP
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
3 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.85%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (3.85%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (11.54%) Bitbucket
2 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (7.69%) Back Office
1 2 (7.69%) Local Government
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) UI Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Digital Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) Python Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Python Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Developer
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Angular Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Programme Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.85%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.85%) UAT Lead
6 1 (3.85%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) jQuery
2 16 (61.54%) HTML
3 15 (57.69%) CSS
4 11 (42.31%) HTML5
5 10 (38.46%) .NET
5 10 (38.46%) CSS3
6 8 (30.77%) AngularJS
7 7 (26.92%) Web Services
8 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
8 6 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (23.08%) Mason
8 6 (23.08%) REST
8 6 (23.08%) Visualforce
9 5 (19.23%) LESS
9 5 (19.23%) XML
10 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
10 4 (15.38%) LINQ
10 4 (15.38%) LINQ to SQL
10 4 (15.38%) XSLT
11 3 (11.54%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) User Experience
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
1 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) MVC
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Front End Development
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
4 5 (19.23%) Time Management
4 5 (19.23%) Web Development
5 4 (15.38%) CRM
6 3 (11.54%) BDD
6 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.54%) TDD
6 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
7 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.69%) ETL
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) Test Management
7 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.85%) Migration
8 1 (3.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 10 (38.46%) C#
3 9 (34.62%) PHP
4 6 (23.08%) Apex Code
4 6 (23.08%) Java
5 4 (15.38%) SQL
6 3 (11.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) MCSA
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle
3 6 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (19.23%) Siebel
5 3 (11.54%) hybris
6 2 (7.69%) VMware
7 1 (3.85%) IBM
7 1 (3.85%) SAP
7 1 (3.85%) Thunderhead
7 1 (3.85%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.85%) webMethods
Plymouth, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago