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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 135 157 179
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +22
Contract jobs citing SaaS 36 53 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.02% 0.96% 0.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.58% 15.68% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 17
Median daily rate £500 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £342 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £580 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £27.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-27.37% +18.99%
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
475 338 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.51% 6.13% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 264 173
Median daily rate £500 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £274 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +38.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +30.43%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 15 (31.25%) IaaS
2 12 (25.00%) HTML
2 12 (25.00%) Web Services
3 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.92%) CSS
3 11 (22.92%) Internet
3 11 (22.92%) Mentoring
3 11 (22.92%) PaaS
4 10 (20.83%) MVC
5 9 (18.75%) HTML5
5 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (18.75%) Relational Database
6 8 (16.67%) Microservices
6 8 (16.67%) Resque
6 8 (16.67%) Front End Development
6 8 (16.67%) RSpec
6 8 (16.67%) Haml
6 8 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 8 (16.67%) CSS3
6 8 (16.67%) REST
6 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 8 (16.67%) Migration
6 8 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 8 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 8 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (16.67%) Ruby
6 8 (16.67%) RDBMS
6 8 (16.67%) Citrix
6 8 (16.67%) OOP

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 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.17%) Confluence
4 1 (2.08%) Apache
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Office
2 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Workday HCM
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.25%) IaaS
2 11 (22.92%) PaaS
3 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.17%) Google Apps
5 2 (4.17%) Office 365
6 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.08%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (2.08%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (2.08%) Trello
6 1 (2.08%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) Internet
2 6 (12.50%) WAN
3 4 (8.33%) DHCP
3 4 (8.33%) DNS
3 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.17%) Firewall
4 2 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.08%) AMQP
5 1 (2.08%) LDAP
5 1 (2.08%) MQTT
5 1 (2.08%) Network Security
5 1 (2.08%) Skype
5 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 8 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 8 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.17%) Big Data
4 2 (4.17%) MySQL
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.08%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.08%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 8 (16.67%) RSpec
2 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.17%) JIRA
3 2 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.08%) Maven
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Architect
2 6 (12.50%) Analyst
2 6 (12.50%) Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Network Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Senior Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Ruby Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) HR Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (6.25%) SaaS Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Network Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Workday Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Head of DevOps
6 2 (4.17%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Workday Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) HTML
1 12 (25.00%) Web Services
2 11 (22.92%) CSS
3 9 (18.75%) HTML5
4 8 (16.67%) CSS3
4 8 (16.67%) Haml
4 8 (16.67%) Resque
4 8 (16.67%) REST
4 8 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (6.25%) jQuery
5 3 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (6.25%) React
6 2 (4.17%) .NET
6 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (4.17%) SignalR
7 1 (2.08%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Device Driver
1 4 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 4 (8.33%) Thin Client
2 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.25%) Linux
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Mentoring
2 10 (20.83%) MVC
3 8 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 8 (16.67%) Microservices
3 8 (16.67%) Migration
3 8 (16.67%) OO
3 8 (16.67%) OOP
3 8 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.58%) ITIL
5 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.42%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (10.42%) Data Management
6 5 (10.42%) Workflow
7 4 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 4 (8.33%) Open Source
7 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
2 8 (16.67%) Ruby
3 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.25%) C#
4 3 (6.25%) SQL
5 2 (4.17%) Java
5 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.08%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.08%) Delphi
6 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
1 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) APMP
2 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.08%) CISSP
2 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.50%) XenApp
2 6 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 4 (8.33%) Terminal Services
3 4 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (4.17%) Xen
4 2 (4.17%) XenServer
5 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 4 (8.33%) HP SIM
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
1 4 (8.33%) SCOM
1 4 (8.33%) SCOrch
2 2 (4.17%) XenMobile
3 1 (2.08%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Citrix
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) VMware
3 4 (8.33%) HP
3 4 (8.33%) Symantec
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco
4 3 (6.25%) Google
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle
5 2 (4.17%) Riverbed
5 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.17%) Siebel
6 1 (2.08%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.08%) Juniper
6 1 (2.08%) Palantir
6 1 (2.08%) SAP
6 1 (2.08%) Tableau
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