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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 148 160 167
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Contract jobs citing SaaS 37 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.72% 0.60% 0.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.37% 28.46% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 20
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £349 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £485 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £401 £413
% change year-on-year
+9.65% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.05 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-75.44% +125.00%
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
213 123 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.16% 2.10% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 80 77
Average daily rate £450 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £219 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -30.66%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 24 (41.38%) Finance
2 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.31%) Java
3 13 (22.41%) Oracle
4 12 (20.69%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (18.97%) Visualforce
5 11 (18.97%) Apex Code
5 11 (18.97%) Mason
5 11 (18.97%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (18.97%) Banking
6 10 (17.24%) Project Management
6 10 (17.24%) SAP
7 9 (15.52%) .NET
7 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (13.79%) SQL
8 8 (13.79%) Force.com
9 7 (12.07%) ServiceNow
9 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2
9 7 (12.07%) Linux
9 7 (12.07%) CRM
10 6 (10.34%) Windows
10 6 (10.34%) Migration
11 5 (8.62%) Siebel
11 5 (8.62%) DevOps
11 5 (8.62%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (8.62%) Eloqua
12 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
12 4 (6.90%) Puppet
12 4 (6.90%) Resource Management
12 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (5.17%) Apache
2 2 (3.45%) IIS
2 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.72%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.72%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.69%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (13.79%) Force.com
3 3 (5.17%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.45%) PaaS
4 2 (3.45%) IaaS
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Intranet
1 3 (5.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) VLAN
3 1 (1.72%) VPN
3 1 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) MySQL
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (1.72%) Subversion
3 1 (1.72%) Grunt
General
1 24 (41.38%) Finance
2 11 (18.97%) Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.17%) Retail
5 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.45%) Publishing
6 1 (1.72%) Games
6 1 (1.72%) Law
6 1 (1.72%) Legal
6 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.72%) International Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Developer
2 11 (18.97%) Architect
2 11 (18.97%) Project Manager
3 9 (15.52%) Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) Technical Architect
5 7 (12.07%) Business Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 4 (6.90%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 3 (5.17%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Coordinator
9 3 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.17%) C# Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Test Coordinator
9 3 (5.17%) SAP Business Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Siebel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) Mason
1 11 (18.97%) Visualforce
2 9 (15.52%) .NET
3 3 (5.17%) CSS
3 3 (5.17%) HTML
3 3 (5.17%) jQuery
3 3 (5.17%) HTML5
3 3 (5.17%) CSS3
4 2 (3.45%) Backbone.js
4 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.45%) Ajax
4 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.45%) JSON
4 2 (3.45%) Web Services
5 1 (1.72%) LAMP
5 1 (1.72%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.72%) SignalR
5 1 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (5.17%) User Experience
1 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) PMI
2 1 (1.72%) Open Source
2 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Windows
3 3 (5.17%) UNIX
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.24%) Project Management
3 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2
4 7 (12.07%) CRM
5 6 (10.34%) Migration
6 5 (8.62%) DevOps
7 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
7 4 (6.90%) RAD
7 4 (6.90%) Resource Management
8 3 (5.17%) Data Management
8 3 (5.17%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.17%) Investment Management
8 3 (5.17%) Scrum
8 3 (5.17%) ITIL
8 3 (5.17%) V-Model
8 3 (5.17%) Change Control
9 2 (3.45%) Software Licensing
9 2 (3.45%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) Java
2 11 (18.97%) Apex Code
3 8 (13.79%) SQL
4 4 (6.90%) C#
5 3 (5.17%) PHP
6 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) VCP4
3 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) COBIT
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) vSphere
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Puppet
1 4 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.45%) Ansible
2 2 (3.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Oracle
2 11 (18.97%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (17.24%) SAP
4 7 (12.07%) ServiceNow
5 5 (8.62%) Siebel
5 5 (8.62%) Eloqua
6 4 (6.90%) VMware
7 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.17%) Sybase
8 2 (3.45%) Business Objects
8 2 (3.45%) Adobe
8 2 (3.45%) Citrix
8 2 (3.45%) Informatica
9 1 (1.72%) Niku
9 1 (1.72%) Planview
9 1 (1.72%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.72%) Veeam
9 1 (1.72%) F5
9 1 (1.72%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.72%) PeopleSoft
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