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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 271 362 299
Rank change year-on-year
+91 -63
Contract jobs citing SaaS 429 263 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.84% 0.52% 0.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.59% 9.69% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 155 221
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £294 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £27.32 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.44% -15.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.05 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+22.18% -64.72%
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
4474 2714 1783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.78% 5.35% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3081 1755 1152
Median daily rate £463 £415 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.44% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 88 29
Median hourly rate £22.00 £27.32 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.45% +68.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £14.90 £8.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £40.00 £27.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 4 May 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
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 4 May 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 +39 190 £500 +14.94% 119
South East +35 92 £400 - 57
East of England +43 55 £413 -8.33% 13
Yorkshire +2 25 £500 +28.20% 13
South West +18 21 £525 +31.25% 9
West Midlands +6 19 £413 +30.95% 7
North West +5 18 £435 +32.82% 17
East Midlands +4 6 £350 +27.27% 6
North East - 3 £200 - 2
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 249 (30.70%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (28.85%) IaaS
3 216 (26.63%) PaaS
4 153 (18.87%) Microsoft
5 144 (17.76%) Linux
6 140 (17.26%) Amazon AWS
7 130 (16.03%) JavaScript
8 125 (15.41%) CSS
9 114 (14.06%) HTML
10 108 (13.32%) Java
10 108 (13.32%) Windows
11 106 (13.07%) CRM
12 105 (12.95%) DevOps
13 100 (12.33%) Migration
14 98 (12.08%) Salesforce.com
15 96 (11.84%) Finance
16 94 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
17 91 (11.22%) VMware
17 91 (11.22%) Microsoft Azure
18 87 (10.73%) Cloud Computing
19 86 (10.60%) Oracle
20 83 (10.23%) SQL
21 81 (9.99%) ITIL
22 80 (9.86%) Project Management
23 78 (9.62%) SQL Server
24 77 (9.49%) PHP
25 76 (9.37%) Degree
26 72 (8.88%) HTML5
27 71 (8.75%) Python
28 68 (8.38%) .NET

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 31 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.71%) Node.js
3 20 (2.47%) IIS
4 19 (2.34%) Apache
5 17 (2.10%) Confluence
6 16 (1.97%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.60%) JBoss
7 13 (1.60%) OpenStack
8 12 (1.48%) MS Exchange
9 11 (1.36%) CMS
9 11 (1.36%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (1.23%) Skype for Business
11 8 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.62%) nginx
15 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (5.55%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.34%) MS Office
3 18 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.60%) HipChat
5 8 (0.99%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (0.62%) MS Project
7 3 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 39 (4.81%) BigMachines
1 39 (4.81%) Eloqua
2 29 (3.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.99%) SAP BPC
4 7 (0.86%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 7 (0.86%) SAP CRM
5 6 (0.74%) Magento
5 6 (0.74%) SAP HR
6 5 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.62%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 5 (0.62%) Workday HCM
7 4 (0.49%) Maximo
8 3 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.25%) OpenText Process Suite
9 2 (0.25%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.25%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.25%) SAP HCM
9 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.25%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 234 (28.85%) IaaS
2 216 (26.63%) PaaS
3 140 (17.26%) Amazon AWS
4 91 (11.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 87 (10.73%) Cloud Computing
6 34 (4.19%) Office 365
7 28 (3.45%) SuccessFactors
8 15 (1.85%) Taleo
9 14 (1.73%) Force.com
10 13 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (1.48%) Heroku
12 7 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.86%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.62%) Lucidchart
13 5 (0.62%) Veeva
14 4 (0.49%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.49%) Google Apps
14 4 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.49%) Yammer
15 3 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.19%) Firewall
2 26 (3.21%) LAN
2 26 (3.21%) WAN
3 22 (2.71%) Internet
4 19 (2.34%) VPN
5 15 (1.85%) DNS
5 15 (1.85%) SAN
6 12 (1.48%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.36%) Unified Communications
8 10 (1.23%) DHCP
9 9 (1.11%) MPLS
9 9 (1.11%) Network Security
10 6 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (0.62%) Skype
11 5 (0.62%) VLAN
11 5 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.62%) Wireless
12 4 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (0.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.93%) MySQL
3 28 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 26 (3.21%) MongoDB
5 17 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (1.60%) Big Data
6 13 (1.60%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (1.11%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (0.99%) SAP HANA
10 7 (0.86%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.86%) NonStop SQL
10 7 (0.86%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 47 (5.80%) Git (software)
2 46 (5.67%) JIRA
3 32 (3.95%) Oracle APEX
4 20 (2.47%) Jenkins
5 16 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (1.97%) Selenium
6 13 (1.60%) Grunt
6 13 (1.60%) Maven
6 13 (1.60%) Subversion
6 13 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (1.36%) NUnit
7 11 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (1.11%) Eclipse
8 9 (1.11%) JUnit
9 7 (0.86%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.86%) MSI
9 7 (0.86%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.74%) gulp
10 6 (0.74%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.62%) JIRA Agile
General
1 96 (11.84%) Finance
2 61 (7.52%) Retail
3 52 (6.41%) Marketing
4 24 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.47%) Banking
6 16 (1.97%) Legal
7 14 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (1.60%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.23%) German Language
10 9 (1.11%) Brand Awareness
11 8 (0.99%) Billing
12 7 (0.86%) Advertising
12 7 (0.86%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.74%) Games
13 6 (0.74%) Law
14 5 (0.62%) Back Office
15 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.49%) Publishing
16 3 (0.37%) Electronics
16 3 (0.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 257 (31.69%) Architect
2 145 (17.88%) Solutions Architect
3 121 (14.92%) Developer
4 73 (9.00%) Analyst
5 65 (8.01%) Cloud Architect
6 63 (7.77%) Project Manager
7 41 (5.06%) Security Architect
8 39 (4.81%) DevOps Engineer
9 33 (4.07%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 32 (3.95%) Business Analyst
10 32 (3.95%) Technical Architect
11 31 (3.82%) Consultant
12 28 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
12 28 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 26 (3.21%) Enterprise Architect
13 26 (3.21%) Infrastructure Architect
13 26 (3.21%) SaaS Architect
13 26 (3.21%) Security Solutions Architect
14 25 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
15 21 (2.59%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (15.41%) CSS
2 114 (14.06%) HTML
3 72 (8.88%) HTML5
4 68 (8.38%) .NET
4 68 (8.38%) jQuery
5 65 (8.01%) Web Services
6 59 (7.27%) REST
7 56 (6.91%) AngularJS
8 55 (6.78%) CSS3
9 43 (5.30%) Visualforce
10 42 (5.18%) Mason
11 41 (5.06%) SOAP
12 37 (4.56%) Middleware
13 29 (3.58%) XML
14 21 (2.59%) ASP.NET
15 20 (2.47%) WCF
16 19 (2.34%) .NET Framework
17 18 (2.22%) MSMQ
18 17 (2.10%) Ajax
18 17 (2.10%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.03%) Data Centre
2 47 (5.80%) User Experience
3 33 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 25 (3.08%) Data Integration
6 22 (2.71%) Computer Science
6 22 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (2.59%) Social Media
8 18 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
9 16 (1.97%) Public Cloud
10 13 (1.60%) Fintech
11 12 (1.48%) Mobile App
11 12 (1.48%) Private Cloud
12 11 (1.36%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.23%) Digital Media
13 10 (1.23%) NHS
14 9 (1.11%) Algorithms
14 9 (1.11%) Visualisation
15 8 (0.99%) Clustering
15 8 (0.99%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 144 (17.76%) Linux
2 108 (13.32%) Windows
3 29 (3.58%) Windows Server
4 27 (3.33%) Unix
5 19 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 18 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (1.85%) CentOS
8 12 (1.48%) Android
9 11 (1.36%) Windows 7
10 10 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (1.11%) Windows 10
11 9 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.99%) AIX
12 8 (0.99%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.49%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.49%) Solaris
14 3 (0.37%) HPUX
14 3 (0.37%) NetWare
14 3 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (30.70%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (13.07%) CRM
3 105 (12.95%) DevOps
4 100 (12.33%) Migration
5 94 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 81 (9.99%) ITIL
7 80 (9.86%) Project Management
8 66 (8.14%) Open Source
9 63 (7.77%) E-Commerce
9 63 (7.77%) SOA
10 60 (7.40%) TOGAF
11 57 (7.03%) Scrum
12 54 (6.66%) Configuration Management
13 53 (6.54%) TDD
14 47 (5.80%) Web Development
15 44 (5.43%) ERP
15 44 (5.43%) PRINCE2
16 40 (4.93%) Enterprise Architecture
17 39 (4.81%) SDLC
18 38 (4.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 130 (16.03%) JavaScript
2 108 (13.32%) Java
3 83 (10.23%) SQL
4 77 (9.49%) PHP
5 71 (8.75%) Python
6 63 (7.77%) C#
7 43 (5.30%) Apex Code
8 26 (3.21%) Ruby
9 25 (3.08%) Perl
9 25 (3.08%) PowerShell
10 21 (2.59%) C++
11 20 (2.47%) C
11 20 (2.47%) Shell Script
12 17 (2.10%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.48%) Scala
14 10 (1.23%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.11%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.74%) Korn
17 5 (0.62%) Go
17 5 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 76 (9.37%) Degree
2 38 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 28 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.10%) CISSP
5 12 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (1.36%) ISEB
6 11 (1.36%) PMI Certification
7 10 (1.23%) CLAS
7 10 (1.23%) PMP
8 8 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.74%) EMC Certification
9 6 (0.74%) VCAP
9 6 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.62%) CCNA
10 5 (0.62%) CISM
11 4 (0.49%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.49%) GCIH
11 4 (0.49%) GIAC
11 4 (0.49%) MCSE
11 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.21%) QA
2 21 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.36%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.11%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.62%) COBIT
6 5 (0.62%) GxP
7 3 (0.37%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.25%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.12%) RMADS
9 1 (0.12%) SEPA
9 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (5.80%) Active Directory
3 24 (2.96%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.10%) XenDesktop
5 16 (1.97%) XenApp
6 14 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.74%) vCloud
7 6 (0.74%) vSphere
8 5 (0.62%) Docker
8 5 (0.62%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.37%) GPFS
9 3 (0.37%) Xen
9 3 (0.37%) XenServer
10 2 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.25%) LXC
11 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.12%) KVM
11 1 (0.12%) UAG
11 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 40 (4.93%) Puppet
2 29 (3.58%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (3.08%) SCCM
4 16 (1.97%) Ansible
5 10 (1.23%) CFEngine
5 10 (1.23%) SCOM
6 6 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.49%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.49%) HP SIM
7 4 (0.49%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (0.49%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.37%) Salt
8 3 (0.37%) vRealize
8 3 (0.37%) Windows Intune
8 3 (0.37%) WSUS
9 2 (0.25%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.25%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.25%) SELinux
9 2 (0.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 153 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 98 (12.08%) Salesforce.com
3 91 (11.22%) VMware
4 86 (10.60%) Oracle
5 55 (6.78%) SAP
6 37 (4.56%) Siebel
7 33 (4.07%) Red Hat
8 26 (3.21%) Google
9 25 (3.08%) Citrix
10 23 (2.84%) Cisco
11 21 (2.59%) Atlassian
12 17 (2.10%) ServiceNow
13 16 (1.97%) HP
14 15 (1.85%) IBM
15 14 (1.73%) Marketo
16 13 (1.60%) NetSuite
17 11 (1.36%) Rackspace
18 10 (1.23%) EMC
19 7 (0.86%) Sage
20 6 (0.74%) Adobe
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Rate: £200 - £280 per day
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Eaglecliff
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Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
APM Resources
Rate: Up to £550 per day UP TO £550 PER DAY
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
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TD Group
Posted: 5 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum + likely extension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £600 - £800 per day + negotiable depending on experience
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City of London
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Sheffield
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Middlesex
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