The first table below looks at the demand for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Coventry region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.30% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £398
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £33.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.87% +65.00%
Cloud Services Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.90% 2.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £450 £418 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £22.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-42.69% -11.00%
SaaS
West Midlands

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SaaS across the Coventry region.

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

SaaS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test-First Development
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Alfresco
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Drupal
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Alfresco
1 1 (25.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test-First Development
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft