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 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 63 66 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing SaaS 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.38% 0.50% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.17% 10.53% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £600 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -10.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £423
% change year-on-year
+4.29% -3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £33.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year
-41.46% -26.37%
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
58 38 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.34% 4.73% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 19 11
Median daily rate £425 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £135 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £430 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +92.30%

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 27 May 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 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) PaaS
3 8 (53.33%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (40.00%) HTML
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 6 (40.00%) CRM
5 6 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (40.00%) IaaS
6 5 (33.33%) Process Improvement
6 5 (33.33%) Eloqua
6 5 (33.33%) Mason
6 5 (33.33%) Visualforce
6 5 (33.33%) Apex Code
6 5 (33.33%) Social Media
6 5 (33.33%) BigMachines
6 5 (33.33%) Service Management
6 5 (33.33%) Process Management
6 5 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
6 5 (33.33%) Web Development
6 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (33.33%) Siebel
6 5 (33.33%) ERP
6 5 (33.33%) SOA
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft

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 (13.33%) Node.js
1 2 (13.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) BigMachines
1 5 (33.33%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) PaaS
2 6 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (40.00%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (6.67%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) DTS
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Author
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Author
5 2 (13.33%) C Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Perl Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Perl Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) TOGAF Architect
5 2 (13.33%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Zachman Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
6 1 (6.67%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) Mason
2 5 (33.33%) Visualforce
3 4 (26.67%) HTML5
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (13.33%) D3.js
5 2 (13.33%) Ember.js
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (13.33%) Meteor
5 2 (13.33%) React
5 2 (13.33%) REST
6 1 (6.67%) Laravel
6 1 (6.67%) RESTful
6 1 (6.67%) Spring Boot
6 1 (6.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Social Media
2 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) CRM
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (33.33%) ERP
3 5 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 5 (33.33%) Process Management
3 5 (33.33%) Service Management
3 5 (33.33%) SOA
3 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 5 (33.33%) Web Development
3 5 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) BPR
5 1 (6.67%) PLM
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) Apex Code
3 5 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) C
4 2 (13.33%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) EMC Certification
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) vCloud
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 5 (33.33%) Siebel
3 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Zend