The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for SaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 56 68
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 2 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.24% 1.31% 0.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.38% 11.22% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 6
Median daily rate £569 £588 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.19% +74.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £405 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £694 £650 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £19.61 £16.25
% change year-on-year +231.46% +20.67%  

SaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 84 98 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 10.02% 11.67% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 79 55
Median daily rate £425 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £600 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year +75.75% -38.31%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing SaaS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Bristol

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SaaS in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Bristol

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Bristol over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 4 (40.00%) PaaS
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (20.00%) IaaS
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (10.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (40.00%) PaaS
2 2 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (20.00%) IaaS
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Grunt
1 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (10.00%) Protractor
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Azure Developer
2 2 (20.00%) CRM Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Head of IT Operations
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Service Operations
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Developer
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Strategy Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Implementation Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (10.00%) UI/UX Developer
3 1 (10.00%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) React
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) Sass
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) CMDB
2 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) SOLID
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (10.00%) VMware