The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 245 313 292
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -21
Contract jobs citing SaaS 488 363 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.97% 0.69% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.73% 11.03% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 203 221
Median daily rate £475 £438 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £622 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 1
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +32.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £27.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-27.37% +18.99%
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
5587 3292 2350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.12% 6.21% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3910 2199 1520
Median daily rate £470 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 56 54
Median hourly rate £19.61 £23.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.73% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.72 £39.60 £33.55
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 England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 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 26 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the England region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +27 237 £500 +11.11% 139
South East +7 87 £375 +2.17% 58
West Midlands 0 36 £350 -26.31% 11
East of England +23 30 £505 +12.22% 19
South West +20 30 £450 +28.57% 16
North West +31 29 £400 -15.78% 13
Yorkshire +13 16 £513 +32.25% 14
Midlands - 14 £525 -
North East -19 7 £506 -7.95% 3
East Midlands -4 2 - - 11
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 324 (33.93%) IaaS
2 311 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
3 307 (32.15%) PaaS
4 186 (19.48%) Amazon AWS
5 173 (18.12%) Microsoft Azure
6 157 (16.44%) Microsoft
7 154 (16.13%) DevOps
8 146 (15.29%) ITIL
9 145 (15.18%) JavaScript
10 141 (14.76%) Linux
11 136 (14.24%) Windows
12 130 (13.61%) Java
13 111 (11.62%) HTML
13 111 (11.62%) Finance
14 108 (11.31%) Scrum
15 101 (10.58%) Open Source
16 98 (10.26%) Migration
17 97 (10.16%) CSS
18 95 (9.95%) PRINCE2
19 94 (9.84%) Active Directory
20 93 (9.74%) Project Management
21 90 (9.42%) Web Services
21 90 (9.42%) Python
21 90 (9.42%) TOGAF
22 89 (9.32%) SQL
23 83 (8.69%) VMware
24 79 (8.27%) Degree
24 79 (8.27%) Data Centre
24 79 (8.27%) SDLC
25 78 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 48 (5.03%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.83%) MS Exchange
3 23 (2.41%) Confluence
4 22 (2.30%) OpenStack
5 14 (1.47%) Apache
5 14 (1.47%) IIS
6 13 (1.36%) CMS
6 13 (1.36%) Skype for Business
7 12 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (1.26%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.05%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.94%) Mule
11 8 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (0.84%) Mule ESB
12 6 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (0.63%) JBoss
12 6 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 62 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.51%) MS Office
3 16 (1.68%) HipChat
4 11 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.52%) MS Project
6 5 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.21%) InVision
8 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.15%) Eloqua
4 9 (0.94%) BigMachines
5 8 (0.84%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 8 (0.84%) Workday HCM
6 6 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.42%) Maximo
8 4 (0.42%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.31%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.31%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.10%) SAP CO
11 1 (0.10%) SAP HCM
11 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 324 (33.93%) IaaS
2 307 (32.15%) PaaS
3 186 (19.48%) Amazon AWS
4 173 (18.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 71 (7.43%) Office 365
6 45 (4.71%) Azure Active Directory
7 43 (4.50%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (1.68%) Google Apps
8 16 (1.68%) SuccessFactors
9 14 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.73%) Yammer
11 6 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.63%) Force.com
11 6 (0.63%) GitHub
12 5 (0.52%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.52%) Trello
13 4 (0.42%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.42%) Heroku
14 3 (0.31%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 47 (4.92%) Firewall
2 33 (3.46%) Internet
2 33 (3.46%) WAN
3 31 (3.25%) LAN
4 25 (2.62%) DNS
5 24 (2.51%) VPN
6 20 (2.09%) Network Security
7 14 (1.47%) DHCP
8 12 (1.26%) MPLS
9 11 (1.15%) AMQP
10 8 (0.84%) HTTP
10 8 (0.84%) Skype
11 7 (0.73%) Intranet
11 7 (0.73%) VoIP
12 6 (0.63%) MQTT
12 6 (0.63%) SSL
12 6 (0.63%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.63%) Wireless
13 5 (0.52%) Software-Defined Networking
13 5 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.19%) MongoDB
2 40 (4.19%) NonStop SQL
3 35 (3.66%) NoSQL
4 26 (2.72%) MySQL
5 25 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (2.41%) Relational Database
7 22 (2.30%) Big Data
8 16 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (1.47%) RDBMS
10 13 (1.36%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (0.73%) SAP HANA
13 7 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 51 (5.34%) Git (software)
2 43 (4.50%) JIRA
3 23 (2.41%) Jenkins
4 18 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 18 (1.88%) Grunt
5 15 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
6 11 (1.15%) Subversion
7 10 (1.05%) Selenium
8 9 (0.94%) Maven
8 9 (0.94%) RSpec
9 8 (0.84%) JUnit
10 7 (0.73%) IntelliJ
10 7 (0.73%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.63%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.63%) gulp
11 6 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.52%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.52%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (0.52%) NetBeans
12 5 (0.52%) NUnit
General
1 111 (11.62%) Finance
2 62 (6.49%) Marketing
3 41 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.14%) Retail
5 19 (1.99%) Banking
5 19 (1.99%) German Language
5 19 (1.99%) Manufacturing
6 17 (1.78%) Brand Awareness
7 16 (1.68%) Legal
8 14 (1.47%) Law
9 11 (1.15%) Automotive
9 11 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (0.94%) Advertising
10 9 (0.94%) Billing
11 8 (0.84%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.73%) Back Office
13 6 (0.63%) Games
13 6 (0.63%) Publishing
14 5 (0.52%) French Language
15 2 (0.21%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 303 (31.73%) Architect
2 139 (14.55%) Developer
3 115 (12.04%) Solutions Architect
4 83 (8.69%) Cloud Architect
5 82 (8.59%) Security Architect
6 79 (8.27%) Analyst
7 61 (6.39%) DevOps Engineer
8 56 (5.86%) Project Manager
9 43 (4.50%) Infrastructure Architect
10 42 (4.40%) Consultant
11 41 (4.29%) Technical Architect
12 32 (3.35%) Azure Architect
13 30 (3.14%) Cloud Engineer
13 30 (3.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 30 (3.14%) Security Solutions Architect
14 29 (3.04%) Business Analyst
15 25 (2.62%) SaaS Architect
16 24 (2.51%) .NET Developer
17 23 (2.41%) AWS Architect
17 23 (2.41%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (11.62%) HTML
2 97 (10.16%) CSS
3 90 (9.42%) Web Services
4 71 (7.43%) .NET
5 67 (7.02%) HTML5
6 66 (6.91%) AngularJS
7 49 (5.13%) jQuery
8 45 (4.71%) CSS3
9 41 (4.29%) REST
10 38 (3.98%) Middleware
11 34 (3.56%) React
12 32 (3.35%) Node.js
13 30 (3.14%) ASP.NET
14 27 (2.83%) .NET Framework
14 27 (2.83%) RESTful
15 26 (2.72%) JSON
16 20 (2.09%) J2EE
16 20 (2.09%) Sass
16 20 (2.09%) SOAP
17 19 (1.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (8.27%) Data Centre
2 39 (4.08%) CESG
3 37 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
4 34 (3.56%) CESG CLAS
5 33 (3.46%) Hybrid Cloud
6 31 (3.25%) Management Information System
7 30 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (2.72%) Public Cloud
9 25 (2.62%) User Experience
10 23 (2.41%) Computer Science
11 22 (2.30%) Private Cloud
12 16 (1.68%) Mobile App
13 15 (1.57%) Digital Media
14 14 (1.47%) Social Media
15 12 (1.26%) Fintech
15 12 (1.26%) PKI
15 12 (1.26%) Visualisation
16 10 (1.05%) Clustering
16 10 (1.05%) NHS
17 9 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 141 (14.76%) Linux
2 136 (14.24%) Windows
3 49 (5.13%) Windows Server
4 25 (2.62%) Unix
5 15 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.36%) CentOS
8 12 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.05%) Windows 10
9 10 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.84%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.73%) AIX
12 5 (0.52%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.52%) Solaris
13 4 (0.42%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.42%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.31%) Android
14 3 (0.31%) Debian
14 3 (0.31%) MVS
14 3 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (16.13%) DevOps
3 146 (15.29%) ITIL
4 108 (11.31%) Scrum
5 101 (10.58%) Open Source
6 98 (10.26%) Migration
7 95 (9.95%) PRINCE2
8 93 (9.74%) Project Management
9 90 (9.42%) TOGAF
10 79 (8.27%) SDLC
11 78 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 71 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
13 63 (6.60%) Information Security
14 58 (6.07%) SOA
15 52 (5.45%) CRM
16 51 (5.34%) Problem Management
17 50 (5.24%) TDD
18 46 (4.82%) Project Planning
19 45 (4.71%) ERP
20 43 (4.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (15.18%) JavaScript
2 130 (13.61%) Java
3 90 (9.42%) Python
4 89 (9.32%) SQL
5 53 (5.55%) C#
6 42 (4.40%) Ruby
7 33 (3.46%) PowerShell
8 32 (3.35%) C++
9 31 (3.25%) PHP
10 27 (2.83%) Perl
11 19 (1.99%) Shell Script
12 17 (1.78%) T-SQL
13 15 (1.57%) Bash Shell
14 11 (1.15%) Apex Code
15 9 (0.94%) C
16 8 (0.84%) Scala
17 6 (0.63%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.52%) TypeScript
19 4 (0.42%) ES6
19 4 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (8.27%) Degree
2 77 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 61 (6.39%) CISSP
4 52 (5.45%) ISEB
4 52 (5.45%) SC Cleared
5 42 (4.40%) CLAS
6 17 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.05%) PMI Certification
8 10 (1.05%) PMP
9 9 (0.94%) DV Cleared
10 8 (0.84%) GIAC
10 8 (0.84%) VCAP
11 7 (0.73%) CCNA
11 7 (0.73%) CCNP
11 7 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.63%) MCSE
12 6 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (2.72%) QA
3 16 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (1.05%) SLA
5 6 (0.63%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.31%) COBIT
6 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.21%) GxP
7 2 (0.21%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.10%) RMADS
8 1 (0.10%) SDET
System Software
1 94 (9.84%) Active Directory
2 58 (6.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.20%) Docker
4 14 (1.47%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.05%) XenApp
6 8 (0.84%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.73%) vCloud
7 7 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.52%) vSphere
10 4 (0.42%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.31%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.31%) Xen
11 3 (0.31%) XenServer
12 2 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.21%) KVM
13 1 (0.10%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.10%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 48 (5.03%) Puppet
2 40 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (2.41%) SCCM
4 19 (1.99%) Ansible
5 12 (1.26%) SCOM
6 7 (0.73%) AirWatch
7 5 (0.52%) CloudHub
8 4 (0.42%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.42%) HP SIM
8 4 (0.42%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.42%) OSSEC
8 4 (0.42%) Salt
8 4 (0.42%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.31%) Terraform
9 3 (0.31%) vRealize
10 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.21%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.21%) SCSM
Vendors
1 157 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 83 (8.69%) VMware
3 66 (6.91%) Oracle
4 54 (5.65%) Salesforce.com
5 48 (5.03%) Cisco
6 47 (4.92%) Google
7 38 (3.98%) SAP
8 32 (3.35%) ServiceNow
9 25 (2.62%) Citrix
10 20 (2.09%) Atlassian
11 19 (1.99%) HP
12 15 (1.57%) Marketo
12 15 (1.57%) MuleSoft
13 14 (1.47%) Juniper
14 13 (1.36%) IBM
15 12 (1.26%) Adobe
15 12 (1.26%) EMC
16 11 (1.15%) Red Hat
17 9 (0.94%) NetSuite
17 9 (0.94%) Siebel
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