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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 121 110 104
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing SaaS 22 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.34% 0.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.19% 6.96% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 7
Median daily rate £475 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £425 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £425 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £17.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+12.05% -61.53%
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
216 115 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.21% 4.85% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 61 33
Median daily rate £415 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £25.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-36.86% +66.66%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 - 7 £495 - 1
Birmingham -9 4 £563 +32.35% 6
Coventry - 4 £400 - 4
Solihull -18 2 £268 - 1
Dudley - 1 £100 -
Staffordshire - 1 £475 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) PaaS
3 10 (25.64%) Java
3 10 (25.64%) Unix
4 9 (23.08%) Windows
5 8 (20.51%) IaaS
6 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (17.95%) Scrum
6 7 (17.95%) Linux
6 7 (17.95%) CSS
6 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
6 7 (17.95%) HTML
6 7 (17.95%) .NET
6 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
6 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.38%) Project Management
7 6 (15.38%) Oracle
7 6 (15.38%) Finance
7 6 (15.38%) Ember.js
7 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
7 6 (15.38%) React
8 5 (12.82%) SuccessFactors
8 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
8 5 (12.82%) SDLC
8 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
8 5 (12.82%) CSS3
8 5 (12.82%) HTML5
8 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
8 5 (12.82%) Web Development
8 5 (12.82%) PostgreSQL

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 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) SAS
2 2 (5.13%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Project
2 2 (5.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) BigMachines
1 3 (7.69%) Eloqua
2 1 (2.56%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) PaaS
2 8 (20.51%) IaaS
3 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (12.82%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (2.56%) Heroku
7 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) DHCP
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
1 1 (2.56%) Extranet
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) Intranet
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) SAN
1 1 (2.56%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.13%) QlikView
3 2 (5.13%) Roambi
3 2 (5.13%) SAP BI
3 2 (5.13%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.56%) Big Data
4 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Automotive
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Billing
4 1 (2.56%) German Language
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Swedish Language
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Architect
3 9 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.82%) J2EE Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
6 4 (10.26%) UI Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Author
7 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Head of IT
7 3 (7.69%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Java Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Security Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) .NET
1 7 (17.95%) CSS
1 7 (17.95%) HTML
2 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 6 (15.38%) Ember.js
2 6 (15.38%) React
3 5 (12.82%) CSS3
3 5 (12.82%) HTML5
3 5 (12.82%) J2EE
4 4 (10.26%) Backbone.js
4 4 (10.26%) Sass
5 3 (7.69%) Mason
5 3 (7.69%) Visualforce
6 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.13%) D3.js
6 2 (5.13%) jQuery
6 2 (5.13%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (5.13%) Meteor
6 2 (5.13%) Node.js
7 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Visualisation
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Economics
5 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Statistics
5 1 (2.56%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Unix
2 9 (23.08%) Windows
3 7 (17.95%) Linux
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.56%) MVS
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) Scrum
3 6 (15.38%) Project Management
4 5 (12.82%) SDLC
4 5 (12.82%) Web Development
5 4 (10.26%) CRM
5 4 (10.26%) OO
5 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.26%) TDD
6 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.69%) High Availability
6 3 (7.69%) Information Security
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL
6 3 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.13%) Analytics
7 2 (5.13%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (5.13%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.82%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) Apex Code
4 3 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.56%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.56%) CISSP
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) EMC Certification
2 1 (2.56%) GIAC
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (7.69%) SAP
4 3 (7.69%) ServiceNow
4 3 (7.69%) Siebel
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco
5 2 (5.13%) Cognos
5 2 (5.13%) EMC
5 2 (5.13%) IBM
5 2 (5.13%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (5.13%) Tableau
5 2 (5.13%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.56%) Canon
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Panasonic
6 1 (2.56%) VMware
6 1 (2.56%) Zend
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