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 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 64 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.91% 0.55% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.75% 10.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £456 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £27.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-27.37% +18.99%
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
80 39 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.36% 5.35% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 10
Median daily rate £400 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £300 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £775 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.75 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +32.35%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 August 2016, 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 5 (50.00%) PaaS
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Product Management
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (30.00%) IaaS
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Logistics
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (20.00%) SCOM
4 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) MSBuild
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Replication
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) OLTP
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) MOM

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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) PaaS
2 3 (30.00%) IaaS
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (10.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) OLTP
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MSBuild
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Grunt
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) German Language
2 1 (10.00%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Author
2 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Author
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) EPoS Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (10.00%) Head of IT
3 1 (10.00%) Head of IT Services
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) Compass CSS Framework
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) EPoS
3 1 (10.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Product Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Logistics
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (10.00%) PLM
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) EMC Certification
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) MOM
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) VMware