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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 64 58 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs citing SaaS 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.49% 0.47% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.81% 20.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £45.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-26.37% +24.65%
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
37 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.55% 2.34% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 2
Average daily rate £325 £400 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +220.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -51.92%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) ERP
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) PaaS
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (75.00%) Lync
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (25.00%) SAS
4 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Lync
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) ERP
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
Birmingham
Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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