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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 128 99 99
Rank change year-on-year
-29 0
Contract jobs citing SaaS 3 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.72% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.37% 38.64% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
Average daily rate
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£315 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.05 £45.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-64.72% +37.87%
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
89 44 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.32% 1.87% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 22 9
Average daily rate £310 £353 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.05% +22.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £468 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £19.94 £11.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.34% -8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -12.90%

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
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 5 May 2015. 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
Birmingham -6 1 - - 5
Warwickshire -6 1 - - 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (25.00%) SCORM
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal
2 1 (25.00%) Mason
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System
2 1 (25.00%) Force.com
2 1 (25.00%) Visualforce
2 1 (25.00%) Apex Code
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Drupal
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (25.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Mason
1 1 (25.00%) Visualforce
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (25.00%) E-Learning
1 1 (25.00%) SCORM
1 1 (25.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (25.00%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
Birmingham
Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Mason Frank
Posted: 25 days ago