The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 78 74 66
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing SaaS 3 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.37% 0.14% 1.98%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.91% 1.92% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
Median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £425 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £438 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.14% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £36.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-64.38% +46.00%
SaaS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Cloud Services Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
103 52 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.62% 7.50% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 45 30
Median daily rate £525 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £313 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £450 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.14% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +52.77%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the Wales region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
South Wales +9 3 £375 -11.76%
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) PaaS
2 13 (72.22%) Case Management
3 11 (61.11%) Scrum
4 10 (55.56%) Service Management
5 9 (50.00%) TDD
5 9 (50.00%) REST
6 8 (44.44%) Kanban
7 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
8 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 6 (33.33%) Public Cloud
9 4 (22.22%) Software Architecture
9 4 (22.22%) Prototyping
10 3 (16.67%) Product Management
10 3 (16.67%) CESG
10 3 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
10 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (16.67%) User Stories
10 3 (16.67%) CLAS
10 3 (16.67%) SDLC
10 3 (16.67%) Project Management
10 3 (16.67%) ISEB
10 3 (16.67%) CISSP
10 3 (16.67%) ITIL
10 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
10 3 (16.67%) NonStop SQL
10 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
11 2 (11.11%) Electronics

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (72.22%) PaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) NonStop SQL
General
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Architect
2 12 (66.67%) Technical Architect
3 6 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Azure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Systems Validation Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Product Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Product Owner
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Migration Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Product Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Product Owner
5 1 (5.56%) SaaS Architect
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Validation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) JSON
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 3 (16.67%) CESG
2 3 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) Case Management
3 11 (61.11%) Scrum
4 10 (55.56%) Service Management
5 9 (50.00%) TDD
6 8 (44.44%) Kanban
7 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
8 4 (22.22%) Prototyping
8 4 (22.22%) Software Architecture
9 3 (16.67%) ITIL
9 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 3 (16.67%) Product Management
9 3 (16.67%) Project Management
9 3 (16.67%) SDLC
9 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
9 3 (16.67%) User Stories
10 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
11 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) CISSP
2 3 (16.67%) CLAS
2 3 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (5.56%) GAMP
2 1 (5.56%) GxP
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) SAP