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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 111 132 137
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Contract jobs citing SaaS 32 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.08% 0.16% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.70% 3.68% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 8
Median daily rate £588 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.40% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £331 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £875 £396 £413
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 £33.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year
-41.46% -26.37%
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
252 136 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.54% 4.40% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 97 111
Median daily rate £400 £366 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £226 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £17.46 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.51% +37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.56 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-25.78% +96.07%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
Bristol +4 10 £588 +51.61% 7
Gloucestershire - 9 £370 - 7
Wiltshire - 7 £875 -
Dorset - 2 - - 1
Somerset - 2 £875 -
Devon - 1 £550 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 West region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 26 (55.32%) Microsoft
2 20 (42.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (38.30%) IaaS
4 16 (34.04%) PaaS
5 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
6 13 (27.66%) HTML
7 12 (25.53%) Windows
7 12 (25.53%) CSS
8 11 (23.40%) jQuery
9 10 (21.28%) MVC
9 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
9 10 (21.28%) .NET
9 10 (21.28%) C#
9 10 (21.28%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (21.28%) Office 365
10 9 (19.15%) HTML5
10 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
10 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (17.02%) Project Planning
11 8 (17.02%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (17.02%) High Availability
11 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (14.89%) Public Cloud
12 7 (14.89%) User Experience
12 7 (14.89%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
12 7 (14.89%) CSS3
12 7 (14.89%) Private Cloud
12 7 (14.89%) Degree

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.64%) IIS
3 3 (6.38%) CMS
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.38%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (6.38%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.26%) GroupWise
4 2 (4.26%) IBM Domino
4 2 (4.26%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.13%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.13%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) BigMachines
1 1 (2.13%) Eloqua
1 1 (2.13%) Magento
1 1 (2.13%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.13%) SAP hybris
1 1 (2.13%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 20 (42.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (38.30%) IaaS
3 16 (34.04%) PaaS
4 10 (21.28%) Office 365
5 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (17.02%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (14.89%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) DNS
2 3 (6.38%) Skype
3 2 (4.26%) IMAP4
3 2 (4.26%) Internet
3 2 (4.26%) POP3
3 2 (4.26%) SMTP
3 2 (4.26%) SSL
4 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.13%) Grunt
2 1 (2.13%) gulp
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Back Office
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Local Government
3 1 (2.13%) Billing
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) Architect
2 12 (25.53%) Cloud Architect
2 12 (25.53%) Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Digital Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Security Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Office 365 Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Programme Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.38%) UI Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Development Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) HTML
2 12 (25.53%) CSS
3 11 (23.40%) jQuery
4 10 (21.28%) .NET
5 9 (19.15%) HTML5
6 7 (14.89%) CSS3
6 7 (14.89%) Web Services
7 6 (12.77%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (12.77%) REST
8 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
8 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
8 5 (10.64%) LESS
8 5 (10.64%) XML
9 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
9 4 (8.51%) LINQ
9 4 (8.51%) LINQ to SQL
9 4 (8.51%) XSLT
10 1 (2.13%) Laravel
10 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (2.13%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
3 7 (14.89%) Private Cloud
3 7 (14.89%) Public Cloud
3 7 (14.89%) User Experience
4 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.13%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) MVC
2 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.02%) High Availability
3 8 (17.02%) Project Planning
4 7 (14.89%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (14.89%) TOGAF
5 6 (12.77%) Network Design
5 6 (12.77%) Wireframes
6 5 (10.64%) Information Security
6 5 (10.64%) Scrum
6 5 (10.64%) Time Management
7 4 (8.51%) Identity Management
8 3 (6.38%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (6.38%) Data Security
8 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.38%) Front End Development
8 3 (6.38%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (6.38%) Migration
8 3 (6.38%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
2 10 (21.28%) C#
3 6 (12.77%) PHP
4 5 (10.64%) SQL
5 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.13%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (55.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) hybris
4 2 (4.26%) Citrix
4 2 (4.26%) Lotus
4 2 (4.26%) Novell
4 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) Siebel
5 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.13%) webMethods
Bournemouth
Ampersand Consulting
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