The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 271 328 319
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -9
Contract jobs citing SaaS 392 285 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.83% 0.61% 0.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.86% 12.70% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 169 154
Average daily rate £500 £500 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £680 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £483 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £100.00 £18.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+433.33% -55.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -76.47%
SaaS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
3611 2244 1364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.65% 4.78% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2558 1482 886
Average daily rate £450 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 76 30
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-2.52% +18.60%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in England

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SaaS across the England region.

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in England

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in England

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the England region.

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in England

SaaS
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

SaaS Hourly Rate Histogram in England

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 170 £500 - 137
South East +2 71 £413 -17.50% 77
East of England +37 54 £525 +27.27% 13
North West -5 27 £425 +1.19% 12
West Midlands +9 21 £550 - 19
Yorkshire -10 17 £538 -17.30% 19
East Midlands -3 15 £550 +69.23% 12
South West +3 14 £350 -30.00% 13
Midlands +1 1 £450 -40.00%
North East - 1 - - 6
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 226 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (22.18%) PaaS
3 164 (21.52%) IaaS
4 147 (19.29%) JavaScript
5 139 (18.24%) Microsoft
6 137 (17.98%) HTML
7 132 (17.32%) CSS
8 121 (15.88%) Java
9 113 (14.83%) Finance
10 112 (14.70%) Linux
10 112 (14.70%) Amazon AWS
11 103 (13.52%) CRM
12 102 (13.39%) Oracle
13 97 (12.73%) SQL
14 95 (12.47%) Salesforce.com
15 93 (12.20%) SOA
16 91 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
17 89 (11.68%) Windows
18 87 (11.42%) ITIL
18 87 (11.42%) SQL Server
19 84 (11.02%) Project Management
20 81 (10.63%) jQuery
20 81 (10.63%) Cloud Computing
21 80 (10.50%) Web Services
22 79 (10.37%) HTML5
23 76 (9.97%) AngularJS
24 73 (9.58%) E-Commerce
24 73 (9.58%) Migration
24 73 (9.58%) Microsoft Azure
25 71 (9.32%) VMware

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 26 (3.41%) Node.js
1 26 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.62%) IIS
3 15 (1.97%) Apache
3 15 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (1.84%) OpenStack
5 12 (1.57%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.44%) CMS
7 10 (1.31%) JBoss
7 10 (1.31%) Skype for Business
8 9 (1.18%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.92%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.79%) WordPress
11 4 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.52%) Confluence
11 4 (0.52%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.39%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 40 (5.25%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.23%) MS Office
3 15 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.05%) MS Project
5 4 (0.52%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.26%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.26%) HipChat
7 2 (0.26%) InDesign
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 47 (6.17%) BigMachines
2 46 (6.04%) Eloqua
3 27 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.44%) SAP HR
5 8 (1.05%) SAP BPC
5 8 (1.05%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 7 (0.92%) SAP CRM
7 6 (0.79%) Magento
7 6 (0.79%) Maximo
7 6 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.52%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 4 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.52%) Workday HCM
10 3 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
11 2 (0.26%) OpenText Process Suite
11 2 (0.26%) SAP Payroll
12 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
12 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 169 (22.18%) PaaS
2 164 (21.52%) IaaS
3 112 (14.70%) Amazon AWS
4 81 (10.63%) Cloud Computing
5 73 (9.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 28 (3.67%) Office 365
7 20 (2.62%) Force.com
8 18 (2.36%) SuccessFactors
9 13 (1.71%) Taleo
10 11 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (1.18%) Google Apps
12 8 (1.05%) Heroku
13 7 (0.92%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.79%) Veeva
15 5 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
16 4 (0.52%) SoftLayer
16 4 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 3 (0.39%) Amazon S3
17 3 (0.39%) Google Drive
17 3 (0.39%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.59%) Firewall
2 28 (3.67%) DNS
3 26 (3.41%) LAN
3 26 (3.41%) WAN
4 24 (3.15%) Internet
5 18 (2.36%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.97%) SAN
7 14 (1.84%) DHCP
7 14 (1.84%) MPLS
8 11 (1.44%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (1.44%) Network Security
8 11 (1.44%) SSL
9 10 (1.31%) VPN
10 9 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (1.18%) FTP
10 9 (1.18%) LDAP
10 9 (1.18%) Unified Communications
11 8 (1.05%) HSRP
11 8 (1.05%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (11.42%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.17%) MySQL
3 32 (4.20%) MongoDB
4 29 (3.81%) NoSQL
5 20 (2.62%) Oracle Database
6 18 (2.36%) Relational Database
7 17 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (1.71%) Big Data
9 9 (1.18%) GIS
9 9 (1.18%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.05%) SAP HANA
11 7 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (0.79%) CouchDB
12 6 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.52%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.52%) Redis
13 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 48 (6.30%) Git (software)
2 41 (5.38%) Oracle APEX
3 23 (3.02%) JIRA
4 18 (2.36%) Grunt
4 18 (2.36%) Jenkins
5 16 (2.10%) Selenium
6 14 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (1.44%) Subversion
8 10 (1.31%) JUnit
8 10 (1.31%) NUnit
9 9 (1.18%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.05%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.05%) Maven
11 7 (0.92%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.79%) gulp
12 6 (0.79%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.66%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.66%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.66%) MSI
13 5 (0.66%) MSTest
General
1 113 (14.83%) Finance
2 58 (7.61%) Retail
3 51 (6.69%) Marketing
4 43 (5.64%) Telecoms
5 29 (3.81%) Manufacturing
6 25 (3.28%) Banking
7 15 (1.97%) Legal
7 15 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.18%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.05%) Advertising
10 7 (0.92%) Publishing
11 5 (0.66%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.52%) Billing
12 4 (0.52%) Electronics
12 4 (0.52%) Games
13 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.26%) Back Office
13 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.26%) Law
13 2 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 212 (27.82%) Architect
2 161 (21.13%) Developer
3 112 (14.70%) Solutions Architect
4 74 (9.71%) Analyst
5 64 (8.40%) Project Manager
6 44 (5.77%) JavaScript Developer
7 38 (4.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 37 (4.86%) Enterprise Architect
9 32 (4.20%) Consultant
10 26 (3.41%) Business Analyst
11 23 (3.02%) HTML Developer
11 23 (3.02%) Technical Architect
12 22 (2.89%) Full Stack Developer
12 22 (2.89%) Security Engineer
13 21 (2.76%) Angular Developer
13 21 (2.76%) Senior Developer
14 20 (2.62%) Cloud Solutions Architect
14 20 (2.62%) HTML CSS Developer
14 20 (2.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 19 (2.49%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (17.98%) HTML
2 132 (17.32%) CSS
3 81 (10.63%) jQuery
4 80 (10.50%) Web Services
5 79 (10.37%) HTML5
6 76 (9.97%) AngularJS
7 67 (8.79%) REST
8 62 (8.14%) CSS3
9 57 (7.48%) Visualforce
10 56 (7.35%) .NET
11 53 (6.96%) Mason
12 50 (6.56%) SOAP
13 43 (5.64%) Middleware
14 41 (5.38%) XML
15 23 (3.02%) ASP.NET
16 22 (2.89%) WCF
17 20 (2.62%) Sass
18 19 (2.49%) MSMQ
19 18 (2.36%) KnockoutJS
20 17 (2.23%) React
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.48%) Data Centre
2 47 (6.17%) User Experience
3 45 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (4.72%) Management Information System
5 31 (4.07%) Computer Science
6 28 (3.67%) Data Integration
7 24 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (2.62%) Social Media
9 17 (2.23%) Private Cloud
10 16 (2.10%) Mobile App
11 12 (1.57%) Public Cloud
12 11 (1.44%) Visualisation
13 10 (1.31%) Cryptography
13 10 (1.31%) PMI
14 9 (1.18%) Fintech
15 8 (1.05%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.79%) Algorithms
16 6 (0.79%) Clustering
16 6 (0.79%) Mobile Computing
16 6 (0.79%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 112 (14.70%) Linux
2 89 (11.68%) Windows
3 37 (4.86%) Unix
4 27 (3.54%) Windows Server
5 15 (1.97%) Android
5 15 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (1.71%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.31%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.92%) Solaris
9 6 (0.79%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.66%) HPUX
11 4 (0.52%) CentOS
12 3 (0.39%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.39%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.39%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.26%) AIX
13 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (13.52%) CRM
3 93 (12.20%) SOA
4 91 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 87 (11.42%) ITIL
6 84 (11.02%) Project Management
7 73 (9.58%) E-Commerce
7 73 (9.58%) Migration
8 71 (9.32%) ERP
9 65 (8.53%) TOGAF
10 58 (7.61%) TDD
11 55 (7.22%) Front End Development
12 51 (6.69%) Scrum
13 49 (6.43%) Web Development
14 48 (6.30%) MVC
15 46 (6.04%) DevOps
16 43 (5.64%) Enterprise Architecture
16 43 (5.64%) Open Source
16 43 (5.64%) Service Management
17 39 (5.12%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 147 (19.29%) JavaScript
2 121 (15.88%) Java
3 97 (12.73%) SQL
4 68 (8.92%) PHP
5 62 (8.14%) C#
6 57 (7.48%) Apex Code
7 53 (6.96%) Python
8 22 (2.89%) C
9 21 (2.76%) Perl
10 19 (2.49%) C++
11 18 (2.36%) Ruby
12 12 (1.57%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.31%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.31%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.31%) Scala
14 9 (1.18%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.05%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.05%) XPath
16 5 (0.66%) Korn
17 4 (0.52%) Go
Qualifications
1 64 (8.40%) Degree
2 32 (4.20%) CISSP
3 30 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (2.49%) CCNA
4 19 (2.49%) PMI Certification
5 17 (2.23%) CISM
6 15 (1.97%) Security Cleared
7 12 (1.57%) PMP
8 11 (1.44%) CCNP
8 11 (1.44%) CCSA
8 11 (1.44%) JNCIA
9 10 (1.31%) SC Cleared
10 9 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (1.05%) CCIE
11 8 (1.05%) RHCSA
12 7 (0.92%) RHCE
12 7 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (0.79%) GCIH
13 6 (0.79%) GIAC
13 6 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.07%) QA
2 15 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.84%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.66%) GxP
6 4 (0.52%) COBIT
6 4 (0.52%) ISO27002
7 3 (0.39%) CDISC
7 3 (0.39%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (0.39%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.39%) SLA
7 3 (0.39%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.13%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 53 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (4.20%) Active Directory
3 21 (2.76%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.97%) XenApp
5 13 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (1.44%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.18%) Docker
8 7 (0.92%) KVM
9 4 (0.52%) vSphere
10 3 (0.39%) UAG
10 3 (0.39%) vCloud
10 3 (0.39%) XenServer
11 2 (0.26%) LXC
11 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.13%) GPFS
12 1 (0.13%) oVirt
12 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (3.54%) Puppet
2 22 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (2.23%) SCCM
4 11 (1.44%) Ansible
5 10 (1.31%) CFEngine
6 6 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.39%) Nagios
7 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (0.39%) SCOM
7 3 (0.39%) WSUS
8 2 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.26%) SELinux
9 1 (0.13%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.13%) Graphite
9 1 (0.13%) MOM
9 1 (0.13%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.13%) vMotion
9 1 (0.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 139 (18.24%) Microsoft
2 102 (13.39%) Oracle
3 95 (12.47%) Salesforce.com
4 71 (9.32%) VMware
5 66 (8.66%) SAP
6 45 (5.91%) Siebel
7 38 (4.99%) Red Hat
8 35 (4.59%) Cisco
9 32 (4.20%) Google
10 23 (3.02%) Citrix
11 22 (2.89%) IBM
12 20 (2.62%) HP
13 18 (2.36%) ServiceNow
14 13 (1.71%) Rackspace
15 10 (1.31%) NetSuite
16 7 (0.92%) hybris
16 7 (0.92%) Informatica
16 7 (0.92%) Sage
17 6 (0.79%) F5
17 6 (0.79%) webMethods
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