Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 74 105
Rank change year-on-year +2 +31 -15
Contract jobs citing SaaS 3 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.32% 1.07% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.83% 11.54% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 4
South Wales median daily rate £365 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.12% +1.18% +13.33%
10th Percentile £348 £325 £413
90th Percentile £395 £513 £438
Wales median daily rate £365 £444 £425
% change year-on-year -17.75% +4.41% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
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 South Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 106 104 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 11.32% 9.30% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 70 58
South Wales median daily rate £425 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +35.71% -9.09%
10th Percentile £300 £324 £296
90th Percentile £504 £575 £450
Wales median daily rate £450 £500 £370
% change year-on-year -10.00% +35.14% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
South Wales median hourly rate £16.25 £11.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.30% -51.58% -
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +25.00% -49.47% -

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in South Wales

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in South Wales

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -4 3 £365 -19.34%
SaaS
Wales

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 South Wales 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 South 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 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