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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 139 156 176
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +20
Contract jobs citing SaaS 26 57 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.77% 0.96% 0.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.95% 15.79% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 23
Median daily rate £500 £478 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £344 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £18.75 -
% change year-on-year
+4.58% -
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
437 361 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.91% 6.08% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 276 172
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £600 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £28.50 £35.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.71% +67.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £34.30 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £36.70 £21.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.27% +22.05%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 14 (33.33%) Web Services
2 12 (28.57%) IaaS
3 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
3 11 (26.19%) HTML
3 11 (26.19%) Internet
4 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.81%) CSS
4 10 (23.81%) MVC
4 10 (23.81%) Microservices
4 10 (23.81%) NoSQL
5 9 (21.43%) HTML5
5 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 9 (21.43%) Migration
6 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (19.05%) Automated Testing
6 8 (19.05%) Ruby
6 8 (19.05%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (19.05%) OOP
6 8 (19.05%) OO
6 8 (19.05%) Windows
6 8 (19.05%) RDBMS
6 8 (19.05%) Front End Development
6 8 (19.05%) RSpec
6 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
6 8 (19.05%) Haml
6 8 (19.05%) PaaS
6 8 (19.05%) REST
6 8 (19.05%) Resque

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 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.76%) Confluence
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Office
2 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Workday HCM
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (28.57%) IaaS
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (19.05%) PaaS
4 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.76%) Google Apps
6 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.38%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (2.38%) Office 365
6 1 (2.38%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (2.38%) Taleo
6 1 (2.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) Internet
2 4 (9.52%) DHCP
2 4 (9.52%) DNS
2 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) AMQP
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) LDAP
3 1 (2.38%) MQTT
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) NoSQL
2 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 8 (19.05%) RDBMS
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.76%) MySQL
6 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.38%) Big Data
6 1 (2.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 8 (19.05%) RSpec
2 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.14%) Maven
3 2 (4.76%) Ant
3 2 (4.76%) JIRA
3 2 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Architect
1 7 (16.67%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Ruby Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) HR Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (7.14%) SaaS Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Workday Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Citrix Support
5 2 (4.76%) Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) Web Services
2 11 (26.19%) HTML
3 10 (23.81%) CSS
4 9 (21.43%) HTML5
5 8 (19.05%) CSS3
5 8 (19.05%) Haml
5 8 (19.05%) Resque
5 8 (19.05%) REST
5 8 (19.05%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (7.14%) React
6 3 (7.14%) RESTful
6 3 (7.14%) SOAP
7 2 (4.76%) .NET
7 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (4.76%) jQuery
7 2 (4.76%) Play Framework
7 2 (4.76%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Device Driver
1 4 (9.52%) Fat Client
1 4 (9.52%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.14%) Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
2 10 (23.81%) Microservices
2 10 (23.81%) MVC
3 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (21.43%) Migration
4 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.05%) Automated Testing
4 8 (19.05%) Front End Development
4 8 (19.05%) OO
4 8 (19.05%) OOP
5 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (14.29%) ITIL
7 5 (11.90%) Data Management
7 5 (11.90%) Data Migration
8 4 (9.52%) Asset Management
8 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (9.52%) Open Source
8 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
8 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 8 (19.05%) Ruby
3 5 (11.90%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) Java
4 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.14%) C#
6 2 (4.76%) C
6 2 (4.76%) Scala
6 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 5 (11.90%) XenApp
4 4 (9.52%) Terminal Services
4 4 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (4.76%) Xen
5 2 (4.76%) XenServer
6 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Backup Exec
1 4 (9.52%) HP SIM
1 4 (9.52%) SCCM
1 4 (9.52%) SCOM
1 4 (9.52%) SCOrch
2 2 (4.76%) XenMobile
3 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Citrix
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) HP
3 4 (9.52%) Symantec
4 3 (7.14%) Google
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle
5 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.38%) Juniper
6 1 (2.38%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.38%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) Siebel
6 1 (2.38%) Tableau
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