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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
England / South West
Rank 121 127 140
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Contract jobs citing SaaS 18 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.68% 0.51% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.20% 8.67% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 10
Median daily rate £450 £350 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -19.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £307 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £532 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £11.05

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
250 173 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.41% 5.84% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 130 96
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 £16.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+187.87% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.60 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £115.40 £68.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.23% -13.35%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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 +8 5 £480 - 4
Devon +2 4 £500 -9.09% 2
Wiltshire 0 4 £421 +25.74%
Gloucestershire - 3 £425 - 4
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
3 9 (27.27%) TOGAF
3 9 (27.27%) Project Management
3 9 (27.27%) Scrum
4 8 (24.24%) HTML
4 8 (24.24%) ISEB
4 8 (24.24%) SDLC
5 7 (21.21%) PaaS
5 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
6 6 (18.18%) NonStop SQL
6 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (18.18%) CESG
6 6 (18.18%) CESG CLAS
6 6 (18.18%) Java
6 6 (18.18%) ITIL
6 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 6 (18.18%) CISSP
6 6 (18.18%) IaaS
6 6 (18.18%) CLAS
7 5 (15.15%) Oracle
7 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.12%) Document Management
8 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
8 4 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (9.09%) Sass
9 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure

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 2 (6.06%) CMS
1 2 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.03%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) Mule
2 1 (3.03%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) PaaS
2 6 (18.18%) IaaS
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
1 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
1 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) NonStop SQL
2 4 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Big Data
5 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.03%) GIS
5 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.03%) Spatial Data
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Grunt
2 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) JUnit
2 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.03%) Protractor
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
1 3 (9.09%) Military
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Architect
1 6 (18.18%) Developer
2 4 (12.12%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (9.09%) Lead Software Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Azure Developer
4 2 (6.06%) CRM Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Sitecore Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) HTML
2 3 (9.09%) CSS
2 3 (9.09%) Sass
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.06%) jQuery
3 2 (6.06%) JSON
3 2 (6.06%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Camel
4 1 (3.03%) CSS3
4 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) JPA
4 1 (3.03%) React
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
4 1 (3.03%) Spring
4 1 (3.03%) Spring Integration
4 1 (3.03%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) CESG
1 6 (18.18%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Project Management
2 9 (27.27%) Scrum
2 9 (27.27%) TOGAF
3 8 (24.24%) SDLC
4 6 (18.18%) ITIL
4 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.12%) Document Management
7 3 (9.09%) CRM
7 3 (9.09%) Front End Development
7 3 (9.09%) Time Management
8 2 (6.06%) Change Management
8 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) High Availability
8 2 (6.06%) Presales
8 2 (6.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
2 6 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) ISEB
3 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
4 6 (18.18%) CISSP
4 6 (18.18%) CLAS
5 3 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.06%) ISO 14001
2 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.03%) PMO
3 1 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
1 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.03%) Apple
3 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.03%) Avaya
3 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.03%) Cognos
3 1 (3.03%) Dell
3 1 (3.03%) ESRI
3 1 (3.03%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.03%) Sage
3 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Workday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Qualserv Consulting
Rate: £ Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago