Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 56 76
Rank change year-on-year -2 +20 -14
Contract jobs citing SaaS 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.50% 0.54% 0.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.00% 9.09% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Cardiff median daily rate £365 £453 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.34% +6.47% +13.33%
10th Percentile £348 £420 £413
90th Percentile £395 £483 £438
South Wales median daily rate £365 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -15.12% +1.18% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 Cardiff with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 75 33 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 12.44% 5.97% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 20 43
Cardiff median daily rate £425 £440 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +35.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £303 £311 £265
90th Percentile £488 £530 £443
South Wales median daily rate £425 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -10.53% +35.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £16.25 £11.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.30% -51.58% -
South Wales median hourly rate £16.25 £11.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +41.30% -51.58% -

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Business Process Modelling

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) HR Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Implementation Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Process Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) SAP