The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 24 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 Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 32 40
Contract jobs citing SaaS 0 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - 2.42% 0.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 19.44% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +4.41% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £19.61 £20.00
% change year-on-year +231.46% -1.95%  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 15 36 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 4.67% 12.46% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 9
Median daily rate £513 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.14% +2.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £27.50
% change year-on-year +79.64% -41.30%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Cardiff