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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 163 149 179
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +30
Contract jobs citing SaaS 38 54 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 0.86% 0.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.75% 25.00% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 42 21
Average daily rate
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£421 £428 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £559 £575
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
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
298 216 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.44% 3.45% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 165 106
Average daily rate £425 £418 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £289 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.57 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.82 - £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.31 - £26.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £16.02
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -15.70%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 2015.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 22 (34.38%) Finance
2 15 (23.44%) Project Management
2 15 (23.44%) Java
2 15 (23.44%) Oracle
2 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (17.19%) Apex Code
4 11 (17.19%) Visualforce
4 11 (17.19%) Mason
4 11 (17.19%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (15.63%) .NET
5 10 (15.63%) Banking
6 9 (14.06%) PRINCE2
6 9 (14.06%) ServiceNow
7 8 (12.50%) Force.com
7 8 (12.50%) SQL
7 8 (12.50%) SAP
8 7 (10.94%) C#
8 7 (10.94%) CRM
9 6 (9.38%) Migration
9 6 (9.38%) Siebel
9 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
9 6 (9.38%) Eloqua
9 6 (9.38%) BigMachines
9 6 (9.38%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (7.81%) Resource Management
10 5 (7.81%) HTML
10 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
10 5 (7.81%) Windows
10 5 (7.81%) Linux

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (4.69%) Apache
2 2 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.56%) WordPress
3 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.56%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.56%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.56%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (12.50%) Force.com
3 3 (4.69%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.13%) PaaS
5 1 (1.56%) Office 365
5 1 (1.56%) Route 53
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Firewall
1 2 (3.13%) Intranet
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) DHCP
2 1 (1.56%) DNS
2 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.56%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.56%) EDMS
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (6.25%) JIRA
2 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.13%) Subversion
4 1 (1.56%) FishEye
4 1 (1.56%) Hudson
4 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.56%) Grunt
4 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.56%) Selenium
4 1 (1.56%) Maven
General
1 22 (34.38%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.69%) Publishing
4 3 (4.69%) Retail
5 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.56%) International Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Developer
2 16 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 9 (14.06%) Architect
4 7 (10.94%) Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Technical Architect
4 7 (10.94%) Consultant
5 6 (9.38%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.25%) ServiceNow Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.13%) SAP Project Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Siebel Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Siebel Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) Visualforce
1 11 (17.19%) Mason
2 10 (15.63%) .NET
3 5 (7.81%) HTML
4 4 (6.25%) CSS
4 4 (6.25%) jQuery
4 4 (6.25%) JSON
4 4 (6.25%) Ajax
4 4 (6.25%) HTML5
4 4 (6.25%) CSS3
5 3 (4.69%) Backbone.js
5 3 (4.69%) Marionette.js
6 2 (3.13%) LAMP
6 2 (3.13%) XML
6 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (3.13%) RESTful
6 2 (3.13%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.13%) Open Source
3 1 (1.56%) User Experience
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Windows
1 5 (7.81%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) UNIX
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.56%) CentOS
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) Project Management
1 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.06%) PRINCE2
3 7 (10.94%) CRM
4 6 (9.38%) Migration
5 5 (7.81%) Resource Management
6 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.25%) Scrum
6 4 (6.25%) MVC
6 4 (6.25%) PRINCE
6 4 (6.25%) ERP
6 4 (6.25%) Change Control
7 3 (4.69%) Analytics
7 3 (4.69%) DevOps
7 3 (4.69%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.69%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.69%) Investment Management
7 3 (4.69%) RAD
7 3 (4.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) Java
2 11 (17.19%) Apex Code
3 8 (12.50%) SQL
4 7 (10.94%) C#
5 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.69%) PHP
7 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) MCP
3 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.56%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) COBIT
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (1.56%) Salt
2 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Oracle
2 11 (17.19%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (14.06%) ServiceNow
4 8 (12.50%) SAP
5 6 (9.38%) Siebel
5 6 (9.38%) Eloqua
6 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.69%) Adobe
7 3 (4.69%) VMware
8 2 (3.13%) Informatica
8 2 (3.13%) Epicor
8 2 (3.13%) Citrix
8 2 (3.13%) Sybase
8 2 (3.13%) Business Objects
8 2 (3.13%) NetSuite
8 2 (3.13%) Infor
9 1 (1.56%) Facebook
9 1 (1.56%) Twitter
9 1 (1.56%) F5
9 1 (1.56%) Veeam
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