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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 111 120 102
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing SaaS 20 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.20% 0.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.97% 4.72% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 7
Median daily rate £488 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £425 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £425 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £33.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year
-41.46% -26.37%
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
223 106 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.90% 4.17% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 50 25
Median daily rate £400 £325 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +92.30%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +4 6 £591 - 2
Coventry - 4 £400 - 3
Birmingham -2 3 £600 +41.17% 6
Staffordshire - 1 £475 - 2
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Java
3 11 (27.50%) CRM
3 11 (27.50%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (27.50%) Finance
3 11 (27.50%) PaaS
4 10 (25.00%) HTML
4 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (22.50%) CSS
5 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
6 8 (20.00%) Project Management
6 8 (20.00%) Oracle
6 8 (20.00%) SAP
6 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (20.00%) HTML5
6 8 (20.00%) IaaS
7 7 (17.50%) CSS3
7 7 (17.50%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (17.50%) Linux
7 7 (17.50%) ITIL
8 6 (15.00%) Unix
8 6 (15.00%) .NET
8 6 (15.00%) Scrum
8 6 (15.00%) Service Management
8 6 (15.00%) TDD
8 6 (15.00%) TOGAF
8 6 (15.00%) Web Development
8 6 (15.00%) Mason
8 6 (15.00%) Apex Code
8 6 (15.00%) Visualforce

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 3 (7.50%) CMS
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) Node.js
2 2 (5.00%) SAS
2 2 (5.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) BigMachines
1 5 (12.50%) Eloqua
2 3 (7.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (2.50%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) PaaS
2 8 (20.00%) IaaS
3 7 (17.50%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (2.50%) Force.com
6 1 (2.50%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Extranet
1 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.00%) QlikView
3 2 (5.00%) SAP BI
3 2 (5.00%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.50%) Big Data
4 1 (2.50%) DTS
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Automotive
2 1 (2.50%) Billing
2 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Architect
3 7 (17.50%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.00%) CRM Manager
5 4 (10.00%) CRM Project Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Implementation Project Manager
5 4 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Project Implementation Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.00%) UI Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Web Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Web Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Java Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) HTML
2 9 (22.50%) CSS
3 8 (20.00%) HTML5
4 7 (17.50%) CSS3
5 6 (15.00%) .NET
5 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (15.00%) Ember.js
5 6 (15.00%) Mason
5 6 (15.00%) React
5 6 (15.00%) Visualforce
6 4 (10.00%) Backbone.js
6 4 (10.00%) J2EE
6 4 (10.00%) Sass
7 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.00%) D3.js
7 2 (5.00%) jQuery
7 2 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (5.00%) Meteor
7 2 (5.00%) REST
8 1 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Social Media
2 4 (10.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Economics
4 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) Statistics
4 1 (2.50%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) Unix
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) CRM
3 8 (20.00%) Project Management
3 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (17.50%) ITIL
5 6 (15.00%) Scrum
5 6 (15.00%) Service Management
5 6 (15.00%) TDD
5 6 (15.00%) TOGAF
5 6 (15.00%) Web Development
6 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (12.50%) ERP
6 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 5 (12.50%) Process Improvement
6 5 (12.50%) Process Management
6 5 (12.50%) SOA
6 5 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (10.00%) OO
7 4 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.00%) Apex Code
4 5 (12.50%) PHP
5 4 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (5.00%) C
6 2 (5.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.50%) C#
7 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.50%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) Ruby
7 1 (2.50%) VB
7 1 (2.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
1 3 (7.50%) PMP
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) EMC Certification
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) vCloud
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.00%) Oracle
3 8 (20.00%) SAP
4 5 (12.50%) Siebel
5 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow
6 2 (5.00%) Cognos
6 2 (5.00%) IBM
6 2 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (5.00%) Tableau
6 2 (5.00%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.50%) EMC
7 1 (2.50%) VMware
7 1 (2.50%) Zend
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago