Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 102 90
Rank change year-on-year -13 -12 +15
Contract jobs citing SaaS 4 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.21% 0.47% 0.98%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.43% 3.98% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 12
Bristol median daily rate £418 £388 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.74% +3.68% -27.07%
10th Percentile £344 £325 £301
90th Percentile £468 £556 £452
South West median daily rate £448 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -0.56% +28.57% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -

SaaS is in the Cloud Services category. The following 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.

All Cloud Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 279 201 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.33% 11.71% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 164 112
Bristol median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £175 £266 £125
90th Percentile £538 £624 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £413 £360
% change year-on-year -3.03% +14.58% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +116.22% -
10th Percentile £13.90 £21.93 £18.25
90th Percentile £35.39 £43.03 £18.75
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £32.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -46.56% +111.29% -8.82%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Loose Coupling
3 2 (50.00%) React
3 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) PHP 5
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) Laravel
3 2 (50.00%) Sass
4 1 (25.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) Kafka
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Retail

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (25.00%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Architect
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Laravel
2 2 (50.00%) React
2 2 (50.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Kafka
3 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Loose Coupling
3 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) SOLID
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) PHP 5
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL