The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 12 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 1.61% 1.00% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.00% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.31% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £41.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-44.99% +117.10%
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 Solihull region.

Cloud Services Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 8.06% 1.00% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-47.72% +26.92%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

SaaS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (50.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft