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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 170 181 160
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs citing SaaS 26 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.46% 0.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.98% 24.32% 29.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 17
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £347 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £465 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £42.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-75.29% +112.50%
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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
186 111 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.66% 1.88% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 77 74
Average daily rate £450 £423 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £268 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £573 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 14 (28.57%) Java
3 13 (26.53%) Oracle
3 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.45%) Banking
5 9 (18.37%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (18.37%) SQL
5 9 (18.37%) .NET
5 9 (18.37%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (18.37%) Visualforce
5 9 (18.37%) Apex Code
6 8 (16.33%) Mason
6 8 (16.33%) SAP
6 8 (16.33%) Windows
6 8 (16.33%) Linux
6 8 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (14.29%) Migration
7 7 (14.29%) Force.com
8 6 (12.24%) Degree
9 5 (10.20%) UNIX
9 5 (10.20%) CRM
9 5 (10.20%) Sybase
9 5 (10.20%) VMware
9 5 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (10.20%) Investment Management
10 4 (8.16%) ServiceNow
10 4 (8.16%) DevOps
10 4 (8.16%) User Experience
10 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.08%) IIS
1 2 (4.08%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.04%) SAP R/3
1 1 (2.04%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (14.29%) Force.com
3 3 (6.12%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.08%) PaaS
4 2 (4.08%) IaaS
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Intranet
1 4 (8.16%) Internet
2 3 (6.12%) Firewall
3 2 (4.08%) VPN
4 1 (2.04%) SSL
4 1 (2.04%) OSPF
4 1 (2.04%) BGP
4 1 (2.04%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.04%) TACACS
4 1 (2.04%) VRRP
4 1 (2.04%) PPP
4 1 (2.04%) SNMP
4 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.04%) VLAN
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.04%) HSRP
4 1 (2.04%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) Ant
3 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.04%) Grunt
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 11 (22.45%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Retail
5 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.04%) Law
6 1 (2.04%) Legal
6 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.04%) International Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Architect
1 11 (22.45%) Developer
2 8 (16.33%) Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) Technical Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 4 (8.16%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Coordinator
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Test Coordinator
6 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.12%) SAP Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) .NET
1 9 (18.37%) Visualforce
2 8 (16.33%) Mason
3 2 (4.08%) jQuery
3 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) HTML
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) DOM
4 1 (2.04%) LAMP
4 1 (2.04%) Ajax
4 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.04%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.04%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.04%) CSS3
4 1 (2.04%) HTML5
4 1 (2.04%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) User Experience
1 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) PMI
3 1 (2.04%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) Open Source
3 1 (2.04%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
1 8 (16.33%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) UNIX
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (14.29%) Migration
4 5 (10.20%) CRM
4 5 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (10.20%) Investment Management
5 4 (8.16%) DevOps
5 4 (8.16%) Project Management
6 3 (6.12%) Data Management
6 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.12%) V-Model
7 2 (4.08%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (4.08%) Build Automation
7 2 (4.08%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.08%) Software Licensing
7 2 (4.08%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) MVC
7 2 (4.08%) ERP
7 2 (4.08%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) Java
2 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 9 (18.37%) Apex Code
3 4 (8.16%) C#
4 2 (4.08%) PHP
5 1 (2.04%) C
5 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) CCIE
2 1 (2.04%) CCNP
2 1 (2.04%) ISEB
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) COBIT
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.12%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) Ansible
2 1 (2.04%) Salt
2 1 (2.04%) RANCID
2 1 (2.04%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Oracle
2 9 (18.37%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (16.33%) SAP
4 5 (10.20%) Sybase
4 5 (10.20%) VMware
5 4 (8.16%) ServiceNow
6 3 (6.12%) Citrix
6 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.12%) Informatica
6 3 (6.12%) Business Objects
6 3 (6.12%) Siebel
6 3 (6.12%) Eloqua
7 1 (2.04%) Cisco
7 1 (2.04%) Adobe
7 1 (2.04%) Hyperion
7 1 (2.04%) Niku
7 1 (2.04%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.04%) Demandware
7 1 (2.04%) F5
7 1 (2.04%) Veeam
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