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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 156 151 187
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +36
Contract jobs citing SaaS 43 48 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.78% 0.80% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.52% 22.02% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 45 13
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £414 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £45.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-26.37% +24.65%
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
318 218 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.74% 3.65% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 171 102
Average daily rate £450 £418 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +6.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £28.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.01 - £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 - £49.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.75 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+96.07% -53.21%

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 27 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 27 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 28 (35.44%) Finance
2 18 (22.78%) Project Management
3 17 (21.52%) Oracle
4 16 (20.25%) Java
4 16 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (18.99%) Banking
6 13 (16.46%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (15.19%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (15.19%) PRINCE2
7 12 (15.19%) Mason
7 12 (15.19%) Apex Code
7 12 (15.19%) Visualforce
8 11 (13.92%) Degree
8 11 (13.92%) Linux
8 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
9 10 (12.66%) .NET
10 9 (11.39%) ServiceNow
11 8 (10.13%) Force.com
11 8 (10.13%) Windows
11 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
11 8 (10.13%) SQL
12 7 (8.86%) C#
12 7 (8.86%) ITIL
12 7 (8.86%) SAP
12 7 (8.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (8.86%) CRM
13 6 (7.59%) Migration
13 6 (7.59%) Siebel
13 6 (7.59%) ERP
13 6 (7.59%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.80%) Apache
3 2 (2.53%) IIS
4 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.27%) WordPress
4 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Office
2 3 (3.80%) MS Project
3 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) BigMachines
2 2 (2.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.27%) Workday HCM
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.27%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.27%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.46%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (10.13%) Force.com
3 4 (5.06%) PaaS
4 3 (3.80%) Office 365
4 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.53%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (2.53%) IaaS
6 1 (1.27%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.27%) Route 53
6 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) Firewall
2 2 (2.53%) Intranet
2 2 (2.53%) Internet
2 2 (2.53%) LDAP
2 2 (2.53%) LAN
3 1 (1.27%) DHCP
3 1 (1.27%) DNS
3 1 (1.27%) SSL
3 1 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) MySQL
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Power View
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.27%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.27%) EDMS
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.80%) Subversion
3 3 (3.80%) JIRA
4 1 (1.27%) Maven
4 1 (1.27%) Selenium
4 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.27%) Hudson
4 1 (1.27%) FishEye
4 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (35.44%) Finance
2 15 (18.99%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.06%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Publishing
4 3 (3.80%) Retail
4 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.53%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.27%) International Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (22.78%) Developer
2 16 (20.25%) Project Manager
3 13 (16.46%) Analyst
4 10 (12.66%) Business Analyst
4 10 (12.66%) Architect
5 8 (10.13%) Technical Architect
6 7 (8.86%) Consultant
7 5 (6.33%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 3 (3.80%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Administrator
10 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Security Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Siebel Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Siebel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.19%) Mason
1 12 (15.19%) Visualforce
2 10 (12.66%) .NET
3 5 (6.33%) HTML
4 4 (5.06%) CSS
4 4 (5.06%) HTML5
4 4 (5.06%) CSS3
4 4 (5.06%) jQuery
5 3 (3.80%) Backbone.js
5 3 (3.80%) Ajax
5 3 (3.80%) JSON
6 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (2.53%) RESTful
6 2 (2.53%) XML
6 2 (2.53%) JMX
6 2 (2.53%) LAMP
6 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.53%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) User Experience
4 1 (1.27%) CMDB
4 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.92%) Linux
2 8 (10.13%) Windows
3 4 (5.06%) UNIX
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) CentOS
4 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.78%) Project Management
2 16 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.19%) PRINCE2
4 7 (8.86%) ITIL
4 7 (8.86%) CRM
5 6 (7.59%) Migration
5 6 (7.59%) ERP
6 5 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.33%) Scrum
6 5 (6.33%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (6.33%) Resource Management
6 5 (6.33%) Investment Management
6 5 (6.33%) Analytics
6 5 (6.33%) DevOps
7 4 (5.06%) Change Control
7 4 (5.06%) ITSM
7 4 (5.06%) MVC
7 4 (5.06%) Service Management
7 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.06%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.25%) Java
2 12 (15.19%) Apex Code
3 8 (10.13%) SQL
4 7 (8.86%) C#
5 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.80%) PHP
6 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.53%) Python
7 2 (2.53%) C
7 2 (2.53%) Perl
7 2 (2.53%) C++
8 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Degree
2 7 (8.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.80%) MCP
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) CISA
4 2 (2.53%) CISM
4 2 (2.53%) CISSP
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.27%) MCSE
5 1 (1.27%) CCNA
5 1 (1.27%) ISEB
5 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.27%) COBIT
3 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Puppet
1 2 (2.53%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.27%) Ansible
2 1 (1.27%) Salt
2 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) Oracle
2 12 (15.19%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.39%) ServiceNow
5 7 (8.86%) SAP
6 6 (7.59%) Siebel
6 6 (7.59%) Eloqua
7 5 (6.33%) VMware
8 2 (2.53%) NetSuite
8 2 (2.53%) Infor
8 2 (2.53%) Informatica
8 2 (2.53%) Epicor
8 2 (2.53%) Symantec
8 2 (2.53%) Remedy
8 2 (2.53%) McAfee
8 2 (2.53%) Adobe
8 2 (2.53%) Citrix
8 2 (2.53%) Sybase
8 2 (2.53%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
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