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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 56 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing SaaS 6 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.09% 0.51% 1.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.33% 11.11% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £400 - £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £423
% change year-on-year
+4.29% -3.55%
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
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
45 36 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.17% 4.60% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 53
Median daily rate £438 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +92.30%

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
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 27 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
South Wales - 6 £400 - 1
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wales region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 4 (66.67%) Release Management
2 4 (66.67%) Web Design
2 4 (66.67%) ITSM
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) LDAP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Terraform
3 1 (16.67%) CLAS
3 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LDAP
1 4 (66.67%) SSL
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (16.67%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) ServiceNow Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) CESG
2 1 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (16.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) ITSM
2 4 (66.67%) Release Management
2 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Web Design
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) SEO
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) CLAS
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) ServiceNow