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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
London / City of London
Rank 130 135 158
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +23
Contract jobs citing SaaS 23 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.78% 0.53% 0.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.69% 8.38% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 20
Median daily rate £519 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £375 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.32 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £10.50

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
404 191 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.70% 6.31% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 149 205
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 22 (41.51%) IaaS
2 21 (39.62%) PaaS
3 15 (28.30%) Finance
4 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (20.75%) Linux
6 10 (18.87%) DevOps
7 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (16.98%) HTML
7 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
7 9 (16.98%) CSS
7 9 (16.98%) WAN
7 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (15.09%) Scrum
8 8 (15.09%) TOGAF
8 8 (15.09%) Python
8 8 (15.09%) Degree
9 7 (13.21%) Java
10 6 (11.32%) PHP
10 6 (11.32%) Oracle
10 6 (11.32%) Windows
10 6 (11.32%) LAN
10 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
10 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
10 6 (11.32%) User Experience
11 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (9.43%) Office 365
11 5 (9.43%) NoSQL
11 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
11 5 (9.43%) SOAP
11 5 (9.43%) Migration

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 2 (3.77%) JBoss
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.89%) Confluence
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.89%) Hubot
2 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.89%) nginx
2 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
1 1 (1.89%) MS Project
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 22 (41.51%) IaaS
2 21 (39.62%) PaaS
3 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (9.43%) Office 365
5 3 (5.66%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (3.77%) GitHub
7 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.89%) Boomi
7 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.89%) iPaaS
7 1 (1.89%) Route 53
7 1 (1.89%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) WAN
2 6 (11.32%) LAN
3 4 (7.55%) Firewall
4 3 (5.66%) LDAP
5 2 (3.77%) DNS
5 2 (3.77%) VPN
6 1 (1.89%) ADSL
6 1 (1.89%) DHCP
6 1 (1.89%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.89%) ICMP
6 1 (1.89%) IPsec
6 1 (1.89%) MPLS
6 1 (1.89%) OSPF
6 1 (1.89%) SNMP
6 1 (1.89%) SSL
6 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.89%) VoIP
6 1 (1.89%) X.25
6 1 (1.89%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.89%) Big Data
3 1 (1.89%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.66%) Mocha
3 2 (3.77%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
4 1 (1.89%) Phabricator
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Legal
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Advertising
4 2 (3.77%) Electronics
4 2 (3.77%) Law
4 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Architect
2 8 (15.09%) Developer
3 7 (13.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (9.43%) Network Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (7.55%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (7.55%) HTML Developer
6 4 (7.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.55%) UI Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Automation Tester
7 3 (5.66%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Network Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) CSS
1 9 (16.98%) HTML
2 5 (9.43%) SOAP
3 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
3 4 (7.55%) Aurelia
4 3 (5.66%) .NET
4 3 (5.66%) HTML5
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (5.66%) REST
5 2 (3.77%) Ajax
5 2 (3.77%) jQuery
5 2 (3.77%) Middleware
5 2 (3.77%) Node.js
5 2 (3.77%) Web Services
6 1 (1.89%) Akka
6 1 (1.89%) CSS3
6 1 (1.89%) Flask
6 1 (1.89%) JSON
6 1 (1.89%) Pandas
6 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) User Experience
2 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.89%) Fintech
4 1 (1.89%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.89%) PKI
4 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Linux
2 6 (11.32%) Windows
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.89%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.87%) DevOps
3 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (15.09%) Scrum
4 8 (15.09%) TOGAF
5 5 (9.43%) Migration
6 4 (7.55%) Project Management
6 4 (7.55%) Service Design
7 3 (5.66%) Analytics
7 3 (5.66%) API Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Automated Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.66%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (5.66%) ITIL
7 3 (5.66%) ITSM
7 3 (5.66%) Logistics
7 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.66%) Regression Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
2 8 (15.09%) Python
3 7 (13.21%) Java
4 6 (11.32%) PHP
5 4 (7.55%) SQL
6 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.66%) C#
6 3 (5.66%) Perl
6 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.77%) C
7 2 (3.77%) Ruby
8 1 (1.89%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.89%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.89%) Delphi
8 1 (1.89%) Go
8 1 (1.89%) Scala
8 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Degree
2 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) APMP
4 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.89%) CCIE
4 1 (1.89%) CCNP
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) CISSP
4 1 (1.89%) ISEB
4 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.89%) PMP
4 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.66%) Docker
2 2 (3.77%) KVM
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Ansible
2 2 (3.77%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.77%) Puppet
3 1 (1.89%) Consul
3 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.89%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.55%) SAP
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco
4 3 (5.66%) Workday
5 2 (3.77%) Citrix
5 2 (3.77%) Nuix
5 2 (3.77%) Riverbed
5 2 (3.77%) VMware
6 1 (1.89%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.89%) Dell
6 1 (1.89%) Google
6 1 (1.89%) Juniper
6 1 (1.89%) NetApp
6 1 (1.89%) Palantir
6 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.89%) Siebel
6 1 (1.89%) Twitter