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 3 months to 28 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 42 64
Contract jobs citing SaaS 0 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 2.75% 0.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 28.89% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 2
Median daily rate - £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
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 South Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 24 45 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 4.52% 9.51% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 14
Median daily rate £513 £444 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.49% +12.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
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 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +75.75% -36.53%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 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

For the 6 months to 28 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) UX Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration