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 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank - 86 61
Contract jobs citing SaaS 0 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.23% 1.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 6.06% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 9
Median daily rate - £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £436
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-39.66% +10.17%
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
71 33 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.61% 3.75% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 30 37
Median daily rate £488 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) Scrum
3 13 (65.00%) PaaS
3 13 (65.00%) Case Management
4 10 (50.00%) Service Management
5 8 (40.00%) TDD
5 8 (40.00%) REST
5 8 (40.00%) Kanban
6 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (35.00%) ITIL
7 6 (30.00%) Public Cloud
8 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (20.00%) Release Management
9 4 (20.00%) Software Architecture
9 4 (20.00%) ServiceNow
9 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (20.00%) LDAP
9 4 (20.00%) VPN
9 4 (20.00%) HTML
9 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (20.00%) CSS
9 4 (20.00%) Web Services
9 4 (20.00%) XML
9 4 (20.00%) SSL
9 4 (20.00%) Web Design
9 4 (20.00%) ITSM
9 4 (20.00%) Workflow
9 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing

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 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) PaaS
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) LDAP
1 4 (20.00%) SSL
1 4 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
General
1 2 (10.00%) Electronics
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Architect
2 12 (60.00%) Technical Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Azure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) CISSP Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Product Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Product Owner
5 1 (5.00%) Migration Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Product Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Product Owner
5 1 (5.00%) SaaS Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) REST
2 4 (20.00%) CSS
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 4 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Public Cloud
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) CESG
3 3 (15.00%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) Scrum
3 13 (65.00%) Case Management
4 10 (50.00%) Service Management
5 8 (40.00%) Kanban
5 8 (40.00%) TDD
6 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (35.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 4 (20.00%) ITSM
7 4 (20.00%) Prototyping
7 4 (20.00%) Release Management
7 4 (20.00%) Software Architecture
7 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Web Design
7 4 (20.00%) Workflow
8 3 (15.00%) Product Management
8 3 (15.00%) SDLC
8 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
8 3 (15.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) CISSP
2 3 (15.00%) CLAS
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (10.00%) SAP