The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 89 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.63% - 0.081%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.25% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £403 £413
% change year-on-year
+10.55% -2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.05 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-75.44% +125.00%
SaaS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Cloud Services Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
32 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.03% 1.41% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 3
Average daily rate £375 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +1.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.75 £9.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -30.66%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - 5 £325 - 2
Northamptonshire - 3 - - 3
Nottinghamshire - 2 £373 - 3
Leicestershire - - - - 3
Lincolnshire - - - -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) SOAP
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) MVVM
4 4 (33.33%) CSS3
4 4 (33.33%) PhoneGap
4 4 (33.33%) Twitter
4 4 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (25.00%) Open Source
5 3 (25.00%) Retail Banking
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Banking
5 3 (25.00%) Retail
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (25.00%) IIS

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Artifactory
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
1 3 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Junior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Junior
4 2 (16.67%) Build Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Build Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) ASP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) CSS3
4 4 (33.33%) PhoneGap
4 4 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) SOAP
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) RESTful
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Xbox
2 2 (16.67%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 4 (33.33%) MVC
1 4 (33.33%) MVVM
1 4 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) OOD
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Stress Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Dependency Management
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Twitter
2 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee
2 1 (8.33%) VMware