The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 66 53 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing SaaS 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.17% 0.36% 0.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.31% 28.57% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
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£388 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £44.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +70.19%
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
52 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.74% 1.27% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 5 3
Average daily rate £400 £238 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -26.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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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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
West Wales - 5 £413 - 4
South Wales -7 4 £375 -21.05% 1
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (58.82%) Puppet
3 10 (58.82%) MongoDB
3 10 (58.82%) IaaS
3 10 (58.82%) Linux
3 10 (58.82%) Configuration Management
4 7 (41.18%) CRM
4 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
4 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
4 7 (41.18%) SOA
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Document Management
4 7 (41.18%) Knowledge Management
4 7 (41.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (41.18%) Workflow
4 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
4 7 (41.18%) Lync
4 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (41.18%) PaaS
4 7 (41.18%) Ansible
5 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (35.29%) Ruby
5 6 (35.29%) Web Services
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (29.41%) DevOps
7 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
7 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
1 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
1 7 (41.18%) Lync
1 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (17.65%) CMS
2 3 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) IaaS
2 7 (41.18%) PaaS
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) MongoDB
2 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (17.65%) RSpec
4 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.88%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Development Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) Software Packaging
2 3 (17.65%) Memcached
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) GIS
2 3 (17.65%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) CentOS
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (58.82%) Configuration Management
4 7 (41.18%) CRM
4 7 (41.18%) SOA
4 7 (41.18%) Document Management
4 7 (41.18%) Knowledge Management
4 7 (41.18%) Workflow
5 5 (29.41%) DevOps
6 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 3 (17.65%) Migration
7 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
7 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (17.65%) BDD
8 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (5.88%) Project Management
9 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Ruby
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Puppet
2 7 (41.18%) Ansible
3 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (17.65%) StatsD
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
2 3 (17.65%) Sitecore
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