The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 48 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 9 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.38% 1.93% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.34% 18.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Median daily rate £450 £570 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £11.05

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Cloud Services Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
87 65 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.32% 10.43% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 39 8
Median daily rate £400 £375 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.20 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SaaS across the Birmingham region.

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 5 (31.25%) Scrum
5 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (25.00%) PaaS
6 4 (25.00%) Project Governance
6 4 (25.00%) IaaS
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) SDLC
7 3 (18.75%) Service Design
7 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (18.75%) Presales
7 3 (18.75%) SOA
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) .NET
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) UML
7 3 (18.75%) CRM
7 3 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (18.75%) Kanban
7 3 (18.75%) Office 365
7 3 (18.75%) ArchiMate
7 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (18.75%) Business Development
8 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) IaaS
2 4 (25.00%) PaaS
3 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Commercial Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Azure Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 3 (18.75%) CRM Architect
4 3 (18.75%) IT Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) CESG
2 1 (6.25%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
2 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 4 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (18.75%) ArchiMate
4 3 (18.75%) Business Development
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (18.75%) Kanban
4 3 (18.75%) Presales
4 3 (18.75%) Service Design
4 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 3 (18.75%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) CLAS
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Casewise
3 1 (6.25%) Google