The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 114 107 115
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing SaaS 21 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.77% 0.66% 0.085%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.71% 13.82% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 2
Median daily rate £400 £590 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.20% +54.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £325 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £610 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £36.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-64.38% +46.00%
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 West Midlands region.

Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
313 123 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.44% 4.80% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 67 34
Median daily rate £425 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £404 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 7
Median hourly rate £21.47 £13.20 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.61% -49.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +48.64%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the West Midlands region.

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry 0 9 £400 +8.10% 1
Birmingham -9 6 £425 -27.96% 3
Staffordshire - 2 £325 -
Herefordshire - 1 £500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £475 - 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (41.51%) PaaS
2 22 (41.51%) IaaS
3 20 (37.74%) C#
3 20 (37.74%) .NET
4 19 (35.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (33.96%) HTML
5 18 (33.96%) Scrum
6 16 (30.19%) MVC
6 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
7 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET
7 15 (28.30%) TDD
7 15 (28.30%) HTML5
8 14 (26.42%) SOLID
9 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (24.53%) Waterfall
9 13 (24.53%) BDD
9 13 (24.53%) CQRS
9 13 (24.53%) Sass
9 13 (24.53%) Visual Studio Team System
9 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (24.53%) CSS
10 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
10 12 (22.64%) Kanban
10 12 (22.64%) Domain-Driven Design
10 12 (22.64%) LESS
10 12 (22.64%) Entity Framework
10 12 (22.64%) Dapper ORM
10 12 (22.64%) Continuous Deployment
11 11 (20.75%) Cross-Browser Testing

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.89%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (41.51%) IaaS
1 22 (41.51%) PaaS
2 19 (35.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.66%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.89%) Route 53
5 1 (1.89%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Firewall
2 3 (5.66%) LAN
2 3 (5.66%) SAN
2 3 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (5.66%) WLAN
3 2 (3.77%) DNS
3 2 (3.77%) Internet
3 2 (3.77%) WAN
4 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) NonStop SQL
3 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.77%) MySQL
3 2 (3.77%) OLTP
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (3.77%) MSBuild
2 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) Grunt
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Marketing
3 3 (5.66%) Automotive
3 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Electronics
5 1 (1.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Developer
2 16 (30.19%) .NET Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Architect
3 11 (20.75%) C# Developer
4 9 (16.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (11.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Commercial Manager
6 4 (7.55%) IT Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Security Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Agile C# Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Applications Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) .NET
2 18 (33.96%) HTML
3 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET
3 15 (28.30%) HTML5
4 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (24.53%) CSS
4 13 (24.53%) Sass
5 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
5 12 (22.64%) Dapper ORM
5 12 (22.64%) Entity Framework
5 12 (22.64%) LESS
6 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.66%) Middleware
8 2 (3.77%) Angular 2
8 2 (3.77%) Web Services
8 2 (3.77%) WPF
9 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.89%) Compass CSS Framework
9 1 (1.89%) CSS3
9 1 (1.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) CESG
1 4 (7.55%) CESG CLAS
1 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.66%) Economics
2 3 (5.66%) EPoS
2 3 (5.66%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Replication
4 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) Linux
3 6 (11.32%) Unix
4 3 (5.66%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.66%) MVS
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.96%) Scrum
3 16 (30.19%) MVC
4 15 (28.30%) TDD
5 14 (26.42%) SOLID
6 13 (24.53%) BDD
6 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (24.53%) CQRS
6 13 (24.53%) Waterfall
7 12 (22.64%) Continuous Deployment
7 12 (22.64%) Domain-Driven Design
7 12 (22.64%) Kanban
8 11 (20.75%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (20.75%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 8 (15.09%) ITIL
10 7 (13.21%) TOGAF
11 6 (11.32%) Project Management
11 6 (11.32%) SDLC
12 5 (9.43%) ERP
12 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) C#
2 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.66%) SQL
4 2 (3.77%) Java
4 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.89%) Perl
5 1 (1.89%) PHP
5 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) CISSP
2 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) CLAS
3 4 (7.55%) ISEB
3 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.66%) A+ Certification
4 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.77%) Degree
5 2 (3.77%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.66%) SLA
3 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.89%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) MOM
1 2 (3.77%) NetBackup
1 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
1 2 (3.77%) SCOM
2 1 (1.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Cisco
3 2 (3.77%) Google
3 2 (3.77%) SAP
3 2 (3.77%) Symantec
4 1 (1.89%) Casewise
4 1 (1.89%) Citrix
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
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