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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 142 152 163
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Contract jobs citing SaaS 21 53 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.91% 0.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.66% 14.29% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 40
Median daily rate £500 £478 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £307 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £618 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £35.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.25 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+20.67% -64.28%
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
371 371 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.16% 6.39% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 272 183
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 £363 £282 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £389 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.75% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 £25.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £26.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-40.99% +78.33%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 11 (30.56%) Web Services
2 10 (27.78%) HTML
2 10 (27.78%) Internet
2 10 (27.78%) HTML5
2 10 (27.78%) IaaS
2 10 (27.78%) Mentoring
3 9 (25.00%) Microservices
3 9 (25.00%) CSS3
3 9 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (25.00%) CSS
4 8 (22.22%) Windows
4 8 (22.22%) MVC
4 8 (22.22%) Ruby
4 8 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (19.44%) Automated Testing
5 7 (19.44%) ITIL
5 7 (19.44%) OOP
5 7 (19.44%) OO
5 7 (19.44%) RDBMS
5 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
5 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
5 7 (19.44%) Haml
5 7 (19.44%) RSpec
5 7 (19.44%) REST
5 7 (19.44%) Front End Development
5 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
5 7 (19.44%) 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 4 (11.11%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Workday HCM
2 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.78%) BigMachines
3 1 (2.78%) Eloqua
3 1 (2.78%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) IaaS
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (16.67%) PaaS
3 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.78%) Google Apps
5 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.78%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (2.78%) Office 365
5 1 (2.78%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) Internet
2 4 (11.11%) DHCP
2 4 (11.11%) DNS
2 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) AMQP
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) LDAP
3 1 (2.78%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (19.44%) RDBMS
2 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
4 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) RSpec
2 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.56%) Ant
3 2 (5.56%) Maven
4 1 (2.78%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.78%) gulp
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Law
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) HR Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Ruby Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (8.33%) SaaS Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Workday Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix Support
5 2 (5.56%) Head of DevOps
5 2 (5.56%) HR Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (5.56%) SaaS Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Workday Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) Web Services
2 10 (27.78%) HTML
2 10 (27.78%) HTML5
3 9 (25.00%) CSS
3 9 (25.00%) CSS3
4 8 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (19.44%) Haml
5 7 (19.44%) Resque
5 7 (19.44%) REST
6 4 (11.11%) RESTful
7 3 (8.33%) SOAP
8 2 (5.56%) Play Framework
9 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
9 1 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (2.78%) Laravel
9 1 (2.78%) React
9 1 (2.78%) Sass
9 1 (2.78%) Visualforce
9 1 (2.78%) WCF
9 1 (2.78%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Device Driver
1 4 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 4 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 3 (8.33%) User Experience
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Mentoring
2 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (25.00%) Microservices
3 8 (22.22%) MVC
4 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (19.44%) Automated Testing
4 7 (19.44%) Front End Development
4 7 (19.44%) ITIL
4 7 (19.44%) OO
4 7 (19.44%) OOP
5 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 4 (11.11%) Data Management
5 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (11.11%) Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (11.11%) Workflow
6 3 (8.33%) CRM
6 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.22%) Ruby
3 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.11%) Java
5 3 (8.33%) C
6 2 (5.56%) C#
6 2 (5.56%) Scala
6 2 (5.56%) SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.78%) CCNA
2 1 (2.78%) CCNP
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.78%) MCDBA
2 1 (2.78%) MCDST
2 1 (2.78%) MCITP
2 1 (2.78%) MCSA
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) MCTS
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 4 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 4 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (11.11%) XenApp
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (5.56%) Xen
4 2 (5.56%) XenServer
5 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 4 (11.11%) HP SIM
1 4 (11.11%) SCCM
1 4 (11.11%) SCOM
1 4 (11.11%) SCOrch
2 2 (5.56%) XenMobile
3 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Citrix
2 6 (16.67%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) HP
3 4 (11.11%) Symantec
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.56%) Google
5 2 (5.56%) SAP
5 2 (5.56%) Siebel
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco
6 1 (2.78%) Juniper
6 1 (2.78%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.78%) Zend
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