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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 101 109 95
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing SaaS 21 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.82% 0.045% 0.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.54% 1.67% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 10
Average daily rate £550 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 - £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 - £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.05 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -74.00%
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
182 60 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.13% 2.72% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 20 19
Average daily rate £415 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £26.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.07% +121.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.66 £11.70 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £26.00 £11.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham - 13 £570 - 6
Coventry - 1 £375 - 5
Shropshire - 1 - -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) PaaS
3 12 (37.50%) Java
3 12 (37.50%) Finance
4 11 (34.38%) SOA
4 11 (34.38%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (34.38%) CRM
4 11 (34.38%) IaaS
5 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 10 (31.25%) HTML
6 9 (28.13%) SAP
6 9 (28.13%) ERP
6 9 (28.13%) ITIL
6 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (28.13%) Service Management
6 9 (28.13%) Process Management
6 9 (28.13%) Zachman Framework
6 9 (28.13%) TOGAF
6 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (28.13%) Process Improvement
6 9 (28.13%) Social Media
7 8 (25.00%) CSS
8 7 (21.88%) Oracle
8 7 (21.88%) PHP
8 7 (21.88%) Web Development
8 7 (21.88%) Mason
8 7 (21.88%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (21.88%) HTML5
8 7 (21.88%) Visualforce
8 7 (21.88%) Apex Code

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 (9.38%) CMS
1 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) Node.js
2 2 (6.25%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.13%) Documentum
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) BigMachines
1 6 (18.75%) Eloqua
2 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (43.75%) PaaS
2 11 (34.38%) IaaS
3 7 (21.88%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (9.38%) Office 365
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (3.13%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) DTS
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Redis
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.25%) Moq
3 2 (6.25%) NSubstitute
3 2 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Architect
2 11 (34.38%) Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Architect
4 6 (18.75%) TOGAF Architect
4 6 (18.75%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
4 6 (18.75%) Zachman Architect
5 5 (15.63%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (12.50%) CRM Manager
6 4 (12.50%) CRM Project Manager
6 4 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
6 4 (12.50%) Implementation Project Manager
6 4 (12.50%) Project Implementation Manager
6 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
6 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Web Manager
6 4 (12.50%) Web Project Manager
7 3 (9.38%) C Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Perl Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Perl Web Developer
8 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) HTML
2 8 (25.00%) CSS
3 7 (21.88%) HTML5
3 7 (21.88%) Mason
3 7 (21.88%) Visualforce
4 6 (18.75%) .NET
5 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 4 (12.50%) CSS3
5 4 (12.50%) jQuery
5 4 (12.50%) Web Services
6 3 (9.38%) SOAP
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.25%) Castle Windsor
7 2 (6.25%) D3.js
7 2 (6.25%) Ember.js
7 2 (6.25%) Entity Framework
7 2 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (6.25%) NHibernate
7 2 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Social Media
2 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Linked Data
4 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) RIA
4 1 (3.13%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Solaris
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) CRM
2 11 (34.38%) SOA
3 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (28.13%) ERP
3 9 (28.13%) ITIL
3 9 (28.13%) Process Improvement
3 9 (28.13%) Process Management
3 9 (28.13%) Service Management
3 9 (28.13%) TOGAF
3 9 (28.13%) Zachman Framework
4 7 (21.88%) Web Development
5 5 (15.63%) BPR
5 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (15.63%) TDD
6 4 (12.50%) Migration
6 4 (12.50%) Project Management
7 3 (9.38%) MVC
7 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) Apex Code
3 7 (21.88%) PHP
4 4 (12.50%) C
4 4 (12.50%) C#
4 4 (12.50%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) SPARQL
6 1 (3.13%) VB
6 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) PMI Certification
1 3 (9.38%) PMP
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) SAP
3 7 (21.88%) Oracle
4 6 (18.75%) Siebel
5 2 (6.25%) EMC
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) VMware
6 1 (3.13%) Adobe
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) Pega
6 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.13%) webMethods
6 1 (3.13%) Zend
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300.00 - £400.0 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Rate: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 24 days ago