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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 148 159 194
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +35
Contract jobs citing SaaS 58 35 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.00% 0.61% 0.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.63% 16.28% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 20
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£478 £475 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £340 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 - £40.00
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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
329 215 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.69% 3.73% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 157 145
Average daily rate £450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £35.50 £21.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.05% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £20.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £21.85 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -53.03%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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 27 (28.13%) Finance
2 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (20.83%) Java
4 17 (17.71%) Oracle
5 16 (16.67%) Linux
5 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 16 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (15.63%) Degree
6 15 (15.63%) Project Management
7 13 (13.54%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (13.54%) Banking
7 13 (13.54%) Mason
8 12 (12.50%) Visualforce
8 12 (12.50%) Apex Code
8 12 (12.50%) ITIL
9 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
9 11 (11.46%) ERP
9 11 (11.46%) VMware
9 11 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (10.42%) Telecoms
10 10 (10.42%) PRINCE2
10 10 (10.42%) MySQL
10 10 (10.42%) Force.com
11 9 (9.38%) DevOps
11 9 (9.38%) SharePoint
11 9 (9.38%) Security Cleared
12 8 (8.33%) PaaS
12 8 (8.33%) Windows
12 8 (8.33%) MS Office
12 8 (8.33%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 9 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.21%) Apache
3 2 (2.08%) Lync
3 2 (2.08%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.04%) IIS
4 1 (1.04%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.04%) WordPress
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) MS Office
2 4 (4.17%) MS Project
3 3 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.04%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) BigMachines
2 2 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.04%) SAP GRC
3 1 (1.04%) Workday HCM
3 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (10.42%) Force.com
3 8 (8.33%) PaaS
3 8 (8.33%) IaaS
4 5 (5.21%) Office 365
5 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.04%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (1.04%) SoftLayer
6 1 (1.04%) Yammer
6 1 (1.04%) Boomi
6 1 (1.04%) Route 53
6 1 (1.04%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (1.04%) Google Apps
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) Firewall
2 5 (5.21%) LAN
3 4 (4.17%) LDAP
4 2 (2.08%) Network Security
4 2 (2.08%) Intranet
4 2 (2.08%) Internet
4 2 (2.08%) WAN
5 1 (1.04%) DHCP
5 1 (1.04%) VPN
5 1 (1.04%) DNS
5 1 (1.04%) MPLS
5 1 (1.04%) VoIP
5 1 (1.04%) WebEx
5 1 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.42%) MySQL
3 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Power View
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.04%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.04%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.04%) EDMS
5 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.04%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.04%) Big Data
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.17%) Subversion
3 3 (3.13%) JIRA
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (3.13%) JUnit
3 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.08%) Gradle
4 2 (2.08%) Mockito
4 2 (2.08%) Maven
5 1 (1.04%) Selenium
5 1 (1.04%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.04%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.04%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.04%) Hudson
5 1 (1.04%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.04%) FishEye
5 1 (1.04%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.04%) DbUnit
General
1 27 (28.13%) Finance
2 13 (13.54%) Banking
3 10 (10.42%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.29%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.08%) Publishing
5 2 (2.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.04%) Games
6 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.04%) Retail
6 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (18.75%) Architect
1 18 (18.75%) Developer
2 15 (15.63%) Analyst
3 10 (10.42%) Project Manager
3 10 (10.42%) Business Analyst
3 10 (10.42%) Technical Architect
4 8 (8.33%) Consultant
5 5 (5.21%) Administrator
6 4 (4.17%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 4 (4.17%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 3 (3.13%) Service Manager
7 3 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.08%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.08%) Tester
8 2 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.08%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.54%) Mason
2 12 (12.50%) Visualforce
3 8 (8.33%) HTML
4 7 (7.29%) .NET
4 7 (7.29%) jQuery
5 6 (6.25%) JSON
5 6 (6.25%) HTML5
5 6 (6.25%) CSS
6 5 (5.21%) XML
6 5 (5.21%) Ajax
6 5 (5.21%) CSS3
7 4 (4.17%) JMX
7 4 (4.17%) LAMP
8 3 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (3.13%) RESTful
8 3 (3.13%) Backbone.js
9 2 (2.08%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.08%) Marionette.js
9 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.04%) User Experience
5 1 (1.04%) PKI
5 1 (1.04%) Statistics
5 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.04%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.04%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.04%) CMDB
5 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.67%) Linux
2 8 (8.33%) Windows
3 6 (6.25%) UNIX
4 2 (2.08%) CentOS
5 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (15.63%) Project Management
3 12 (12.50%) ITIL
4 11 (11.46%) ERP
5 10 (10.42%) PRINCE2
6 9 (9.38%) DevOps
7 7 (7.29%) Analytics
7 7 (7.29%) Migration
8 6 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.25%) CRM
8 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.21%) Service Management
9 5 (5.21%) Change Management
9 5 (5.21%) Regression Testing
9 5 (5.21%) MVC
9 5 (5.21%) ITSM
9 5 (5.21%) Investment Management
9 5 (5.21%) Scrum
9 5 (5.21%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.83%) Java
2 12 (12.50%) Apex Code
3 8 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.33%) SQL
4 7 (7.29%) PHP
4 7 (7.29%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.21%) Python
5 5 (5.21%) C++
5 5 (5.21%) Perl
5 5 (5.21%) C
6 3 (3.13%) C#
7 2 (2.08%) Ruby
7 2 (2.08%) Groovy
7 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.04%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (15.63%) Degree
2 9 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.13%) CCNA
5 3 (3.13%) ISEB
5 3 (3.13%) CISSP
5 3 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.13%) MCP
5 3 (3.13%) MCSE
5 3 (3.13%) CISA
5 3 (3.13%) CISM
6 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.04%) PMP
7 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.04%) PhD
7 1 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.04%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Puppet
1 4 (4.17%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (2.08%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.04%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.04%) Ansible
3 1 (1.04%) Salt
3 1 (1.04%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 17 (17.71%) Oracle
2 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.54%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (11.46%) VMware
5 8 (8.33%) ServiceNow
6 4 (4.17%) SAP
6 4 (4.17%) Citrix
7 3 (3.13%) Siebel
7 3 (3.13%) Adobe
7 3 (3.13%) Eloqua
8 2 (2.08%) NetSuite
8 2 (2.08%) Symantec
8 2 (2.08%) Remedy
8 2 (2.08%) McAfee
8 2 (2.08%) EMC
8 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.08%) Cisco
8 2 (2.08%) Sybase
8 2 (2.08%) Informatica
8 2 (2.08%) Epicor
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