The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank - 63 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.30% -
As % of the Cloud Services category - 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £468 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.72% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £41.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-44.99% +117.10%
SaaS
West Midlands

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
19 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.56% 2.37% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 2
Average daily rate £475 £410 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% +30.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £160 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-53.10% +39.42%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Financial Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Banking

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Release Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration and Release Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Financial Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow