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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 115 101 114
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing SaaS 34 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.07% 0.50% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.82% 9.45% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 3
Median daily rate £388 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £201 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £510 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £18.75 -
% change year-on-year
+4.58% -
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
246 127 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.77% 5.34% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 73 33
Median daily rate £415 £364 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.08% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Median hourly rate £13.68 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.52% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £23.00 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-28.89% +29.41%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Warwickshire - 9 £500 - 1
Birmingham -15 6 £563 +25.00% 7
Solihull -13 3 £268 - 1
Coventry - 3 £400 - 3
Dudley - 3 £100 -
Herefordshire - 2 £325 -
Staffordshire -3 1 £475 +352.38% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £350 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (29.41%) Windows
3 14 (27.45%) PaaS
4 12 (23.53%) Unix
5 11 (21.57%) IaaS
6 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
6 10 (19.61%) Project Management
7 9 (17.65%) Linux
8 8 (15.69%) ITIL
8 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2
8 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
8 8 (15.69%) Scrum
8 8 (15.69%) SDLC
8 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (13.73%) Data Centre
9 7 (13.73%) SQL
9 7 (13.73%) .NET
9 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
10 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
10 6 (11.76%) Java
10 6 (11.76%) Finance
10 6 (11.76%) TOGAF
10 6 (11.76%) High Availability
10 6 (11.76%) Project Planning
11 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
11 5 (9.80%) SuccessFactors
11 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
11 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
11 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management

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 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (3.92%) SAS
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Project
2 2 (3.92%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 14 (27.45%) PaaS
2 11 (21.57%) IaaS
3 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (9.80%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (7.84%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.96%) Heroku
7 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Firewall
1 3 (5.88%) LAN
1 3 (5.88%) SAN
1 3 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (5.88%) WLAN
2 2 (3.92%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) WAN
3 1 (1.96%) DHCP
3 1 (1.96%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) Extranet
3 1 (1.96%) Intranet
3 1 (1.96%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.88%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.92%) OLTP
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (3.92%) QlikView
4 2 (3.92%) Roambi
4 2 (3.92%) SAP BI
4 2 (3.92%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 2 (3.92%) Spotfire
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.96%) Big Data
5 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.92%) MSBuild
2 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Automotive
3 3 (5.88%) Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Billing
5 1 (1.96%) German Language
5 1 (1.96%) Military
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Architect
1 13 (25.49%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (17.65%) Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.80%) J2EE Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Security Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.84%) UI Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Applications Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Author
7 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) HR Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Java Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Security Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) .NET
2 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
2 5 (9.80%) HTML
2 5 (9.80%) J2EE
3 4 (7.84%) Backbone.js
3 4 (7.84%) CSS
3 4 (7.84%) CSS3
3 4 (7.84%) Ember.js
3 4 (7.84%) HTML5
3 4 (7.84%) React
3 4 (7.84%) Sass
4 3 (5.88%) Middleware
5 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.96%) REST
6 1 (1.96%) RESTful
6 1 (1.96%) Spring
6 1 (1.96%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.84%) Economics
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) CESG
3 3 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (5.88%) EPoS
3 3 (5.88%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.92%) Replication
4 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.96%) Statistics
5 1 (1.96%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (1.96%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) Unix
3 9 (17.65%) Linux
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 3 (5.88%) MVS
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.61%) Project Management
3 8 (15.69%) ITIL
3 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2
3 8 (15.69%) Scrum
3 8 (15.69%) SDLC
4 6 (11.76%) High Availability
4 6 (11.76%) Project Planning
4 6 (11.76%) TOGAF
5 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.84%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (7.84%) Information Security
6 4 (7.84%) Migration
6 4 (7.84%) OO
6 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
6 4 (7.84%) Product Management
6 4 (7.84%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (7.84%) Service Management
6 4 (7.84%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
2 6 (11.76%) Java
3 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.88%) C#
4 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) CISSP
2 3 (5.88%) A+ Certification
2 3 (5.88%) CLAS
2 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) ISEB
2 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) GIAC
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.96%) EMC Certification
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.96%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) MOM
1 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
1 2 (3.92%) SCOM
2 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) Cisco
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) SAP
3 3 (5.88%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.92%) Cognos
4 2 (3.92%) EMC
4 2 (3.92%) IBM
4 2 (3.92%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (3.92%) Symantec
4 2 (3.92%) Tableau
4 2 (3.92%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.96%) Canon
5 1 (1.96%) Google
5 1 (1.96%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) Panasonic
5 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.96%) VMware
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