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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 54 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 4 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.66% 1.91% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.00% 17.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Median daily rate £425 £570 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.43% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £440
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 - £10.50

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
80 67 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.22% 10.67% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 36 4
Median daily rate £425 £430 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £325 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (12.50%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (12.50%) PaaS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Sass
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Unix

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Grunt
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Commercial Manager
2 3 (37.50%) IT Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Compass CSS Framework
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) Sass
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) CESG
1 1 (12.50%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) CLAS
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Google