Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for SaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SaaS over the 6 months to 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 64 59
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 -5
Contract jobs citing SaaS 10 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.33% 1.44% 0.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.29% 11.57% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 1
Coventry median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -15.43%
10th Percentile £413 £334 £345
90th Percentile £619 £451 £395
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £570
% change year-on-year +12.50% -29.82% +90.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £11.00 - -

SaaS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 159 121 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 21.17% 12.41% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 98 41
Coventry median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -11.11%
10th Percentile £337 £313 £150
90th Percentile £550 £582 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £440 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Coventry median hourly rate £16.55 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.44% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £17.13 £13.50
% change year-on-year -18.25% +26.85% -44.90%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Coventry

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SaaS in Coventry.

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in Coventry

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Coventry over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (50.00%) PaaS
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) IaaS
4 3 (30.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) CSS3
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) User Experience
4 3 (30.00%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (30.00%) Virtual Team
4 3 (30.00%) Ajax
4 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) JSON
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (30.00%) WCF
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (30.00%) UX Design

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (50.00%) PaaS
3 4 (40.00%) IaaS
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (20.00%) GitHub
5 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) ICMP
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Azure Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) SaaS Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) Ajax
2 3 (30.00%) CSS3
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
2 3 (30.00%) REST
2 3 (30.00%) SOAP
2 3 (30.00%) WCF
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (10.00%) LESS
3 1 (10.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
1 3 (30.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) OOP
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (30.00%) UX Design
2 3 (30.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) CQRS
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Go
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (30.00%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Ansible
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
1 2 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Google