The first table below looks at the demand for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Warwickshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 34 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.20% 0.43% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.22% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £419
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%
Cloud Services Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
18 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 5.42% 4.74% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
Average daily rate £300 £260 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +15.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +151.85%
SaaS
West Midlands

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leamington Spa - 3 £300 -
SaaS
West Midlands

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) E-Learning
2 3 (42.86%) SCORM
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) Learning Management System
3 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 2 (28.57%) GIS
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Author
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Author
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) E-Learning
1 3 (42.86%) SCORM
1 3 (42.86%) Learning Management System
1 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
2 2 (28.57%) GIS
2 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) SOA
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Test-First Development
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
1 1 (14.29%) Xen
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft