The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the City of London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 171 182 203
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +21
Contract jobs citing SaaS 32 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.44% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.05% 19.38% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 26
Average daily rate
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£475 £444 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £309 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £421 £419
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%
Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
168 160 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.87% 2.25% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 119 67
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
SaaS
London

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014, 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 (31.40%) Finance
2 20 (23.26%) PaaS
3 16 (18.60%) Project Management
3 16 (18.60%) Java
3 16 (18.60%) Linux
4 15 (17.44%) .NET
4 15 (17.44%) Windows
4 15 (17.44%) IaaS
5 14 (16.28%) C#
5 14 (16.28%) XML
6 13 (15.12%) SQL Server
7 12 (13.95%) Web Services
7 12 (13.95%) SOA
8 11 (12.79%) SQL
9 10 (11.63%) ITIL
9 10 (11.63%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (11.63%) DevOps
10 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (10.47%) Banking
10 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (10.47%) XSL
10 9 (10.47%) OO
10 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
10 9 (10.47%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (10.47%) Telecoms
10 9 (10.47%) Migration
10 9 (10.47%) Service Management
10 9 (10.47%) ITSM
11 8 (9.30%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 6 (6.98%) IIS
1 6 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.49%) Apache
3 1 (1.16%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 1 (1.16%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.98%) SimCorp Dimension
2 5 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (4.65%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (2.33%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 20 (23.26%) PaaS
2 15 (17.44%) IaaS
3 10 (11.63%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (8.14%) Force.com
6 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) Firewall
2 4 (4.65%) Intranet
2 4 (4.65%) Internet
3 2 (2.33%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.33%) tcpdump
3 2 (2.33%) HTTP
3 2 (2.33%) SSL
4 1 (1.16%) VoIP
4 1 (1.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.12%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.49%) MySQL
7 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.16%) PowerCenter
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) NUnit
1 6 (6.98%) JIRA
2 5 (5.81%) Bugzilla
2 5 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.33%) RSpec
4 1 (1.16%) DbUnit
4 1 (1.16%) Moq
4 1 (1.16%) Mockito
4 1 (1.16%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.16%) Grunt
4 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.16%) Subversion
4 1 (1.16%) Maven
4 1 (1.16%) Selenium
4 1 (1.16%) TestNG
4 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (31.40%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Banking
2 9 (10.47%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.81%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.65%) Retail
5 2 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Marketing
5 2 (2.33%) Legal
5 2 (2.33%) Advertising
6 1 (1.16%) Publishing
6 1 (1.16%) Games
6 1 (1.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (22.09%) Architect
2 18 (20.93%) Developer
3 13 (15.12%) Project Manager
4 8 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Consultant
5 7 (8.14%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.98%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.81%) BizTalk Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Senior BizTalk Developer
8 4 (4.65%) ServiceNow Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.49%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.49%) Service Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Service Transition Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 3 (3.49%) Transition Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Salesforce.com Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.44%) .NET
2 14 (16.28%) XML
3 12 (13.95%) Web Services
4 9 (10.47%) XSL
5 8 (9.30%) WCF
6 7 (8.14%) Mason
6 7 (8.14%) Visualforce
7 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET
7 6 (6.98%) CSS
8 5 (5.81%) HTML
8 5 (5.81%) XSD
8 5 (5.81%) Middleware
8 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 5 (5.81%) HTML5
8 5 (5.81%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.65%) REST
9 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (4.65%) LAMP
9 4 (4.65%) XML Schema
10 3 (3.49%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.33%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.16%) PKI
3 1 (1.16%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.16%) DataPower
3 1 (1.16%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.60%) Linux
2 15 (17.44%) Windows
3 5 (5.81%) UNIX
4 3 (3.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.60%) Project Management
2 12 (13.95%) SOA
3 10 (11.63%) ITIL
3 10 (11.63%) DevOps
4 9 (10.47%) OO
4 9 (10.47%) Service Management
4 9 (10.47%) ITSM
4 9 (10.47%) Migration
5 8 (9.30%) Unit Testing
6 7 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.14%) MVC
6 7 (8.14%) Scrum
6 7 (8.14%) CRM
7 6 (6.98%) Change Management
7 6 (6.98%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.98%) Wealth Management
8 5 (5.81%) Refactoring
8 5 (5.81%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (5.81%) OOP
8 5 (5.81%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.60%) Java
2 14 (16.28%) C#
3 11 (12.79%) SQL
4 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.14%) Apex Code
6 4 (4.65%) PHP
7 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.49%) Perl
7 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.49%) Ruby
8 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Degree
1 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.33%) CISSP
3 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) CITP
4 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.16%) PMP
4 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) COBIT
1 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (9.30%) Puppet
3 3 (3.49%) CFEngine
3 3 (3.49%) Nagios
3 3 (3.49%) Ganglia
3 3 (3.49%) Salt
4 2 (2.33%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (10.47%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (9.30%) Oracle
2 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.98%) SimCorp
3 6 (6.98%) ServiceNow
4 5 (5.81%) Remedy
4 5 (5.81%) Citrix
4 5 (5.81%) Informatica
4 5 (5.81%) SAP
5 4 (4.65%) Sybase
5 4 (4.65%) Business Objects
5 4 (4.65%) VMware
6 2 (2.33%) Akamai
6 2 (2.33%) WSO2
6 2 (2.33%) Cognizant
6 2 (2.33%) Temenos
6 2 (2.33%) Google
6 2 (2.33%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.16%) Foundry
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