The first table below looks at the demand for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 18 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 Merseyside 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing SaaS 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 1.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category - - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+160.00% -
Cloud Services Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.05% 0.97% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate £388 £325 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -30.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
SaaS
North West

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - - - -
SaaS
North West

SaaS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Typemock
1 1 (100.00%) NMock

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NMock
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Typemock