The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 136 141 188
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +47
Contract jobs citing SaaS 25 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.79% 0.52% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.13% 8.18% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 16
Median daily rate £475 £488 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £548 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £438 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.14% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.32 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £36.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-64.38% +46.00%
SaaS
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
408 220 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.84% 6.34% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 186 210
Median daily rate £525 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £19.92 £23.66 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.80% +21.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +52.77%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SaaS across the City of London region.

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the City of London region.

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 19 (31.15%) IaaS
2 17 (27.87%) PaaS
2 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.95%) HTML
4 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
4 13 (21.31%) CSS
5 12 (19.67%) NoSQL
6 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (18.03%) Web Services
6 11 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (16.39%) Linux
7 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
7 10 (16.39%) HTML5
7 10 (16.39%) REST
7 10 (16.39%) Automated Testing
7 10 (16.39%) Relational Database
7 10 (16.39%) Workday
8 9 (14.75%) Ruby
8 9 (14.75%) WAN
8 9 (14.75%) RDBMS
8 9 (14.75%) Finance
8 9 (14.75%) MVC
9 8 (13.11%) Scrum
9 8 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (13.11%) DevOps
10 7 (11.48%) Microservices
10 7 (11.48%) Front End Development
10 7 (11.48%) RSpec
10 7 (11.48%) Haml
10 7 (11.48%) CSS3

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (3.28%) Confluence
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.64%) Apache
2 1 (1.64%) JBoss
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Workday HCM
2 2 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.15%) IaaS
2 17 (27.87%) PaaS
3 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (6.56%) Office 365
6 3 (4.92%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.64%) Boomi
8 1 (1.64%) G Suite
8 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.64%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (1.64%) iPaaS
8 1 (1.64%) Trello
8 1 (1.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) WAN
2 6 (9.84%) Internet
3 5 (8.20%) LAN
4 3 (4.92%) Firewall
5 2 (3.28%) VPN
6 1 (1.64%) ADSL
6 1 (1.64%) AMQP
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.64%) DHCP
6 1 (1.64%) DNS
6 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.64%) IPsec
6 1 (1.64%) LDAP
6 1 (1.64%) Network Security
6 1 (1.64%) SNMP
6 1 (1.64%) SSL
6 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.64%) VLAN
6 1 (1.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) NoSQL
2 10 (16.39%) Relational Database
3 9 (14.75%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.28%) Big Data
4 2 (3.28%) MySQL
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.64%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.64%) QlikView
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.48%) RSpec
3 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.92%) Mocha
4 2 (3.28%) JIRA
4 2 (3.28%) Subversion
5 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.64%) Maven
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Legal
3 4 (6.56%) Banking
3 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.92%) Marketing
5 2 (3.28%) Advertising
5 2 (3.28%) Electronics
5 2 (3.28%) Law
5 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.28%) Retail
6 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Architect
2 9 (14.75%) Developer
3 7 (11.48%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.20%) Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Network Architect
5 4 (6.56%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) HR Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.56%) Ruby Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Senior Architect
6 3 (4.92%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Automation Tester
6 3 (4.92%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (4.92%) SaaS Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Network Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Tester
6 3 (4.92%) Workday Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) HTML
2 13 (21.31%) CSS
3 11 (18.03%) Web Services
4 10 (16.39%) HTML5
4 10 (16.39%) REST
5 7 (11.48%) CSS3
5 7 (11.48%) Haml
5 7 (11.48%) Resque
5 7 (11.48%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (8.20%) .NET
7 4 (6.56%) SOAP
8 3 (4.92%) jQuery
8 3 (4.92%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (4.92%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (4.92%) React
9 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (3.28%) Middleware
9 2 (3.28%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.64%) PKI
3 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (16.39%) Automated Testing
4 9 (14.75%) MVC
5 8 (13.11%) DevOps
5 8 (13.11%) Scrum
6 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (11.48%) Front End Development
6 7 (11.48%) Microservices
6 7 (11.48%) Migration
6 7 (11.48%) OO
6 7 (11.48%) OOP
6 7 (11.48%) TOGAF
7 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.20%) Project Management
8 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.56%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (6.56%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (6.56%) Data Migration
8 4 (6.56%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.75%) Ruby
3 7 (11.48%) Java
3 7 (11.48%) SQL
4 6 (9.84%) C#
4 6 (9.84%) Python
5 5 (8.20%) PHP
6 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.92%) Perl
6 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.28%) C
8 1 (1.64%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.64%) Delphi
8 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
1 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) APMP
2 1 (1.64%) CCIE
2 1 (1.64%) CCNP
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.64%) CISSP
2 1 (1.64%) ISEB
2 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.64%) PMP
2 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Docker
2 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.28%) KVM
2 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Ansible
2 2 (3.28%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.28%) Puppet
3 1 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Workday
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle
3 4 (6.56%) SAP
4 3 (4.92%) Cisco
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.28%) Citrix
5 2 (3.28%) Google
5 2 (3.28%) Riverbed
5 2 (3.28%) VMware
6 1 (1.64%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.64%) Dell
6 1 (1.64%) Juniper
6 1 (1.64%) NetApp
6 1 (1.64%) Palantir
6 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.64%) Siebel
6 1 (1.64%) Tableau
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