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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 230 289 276
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -13
Contract jobs citing SaaS 530 382 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.06% 0.74% 0.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.07% 11.80% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 217 220
Median daily rate £475 £428 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 0
Median hourly rate £19.61 £24.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.29% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £18.75 -
% change year-on-year
+4.58% -
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
5263 3236 2176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.55% 6.26% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3734 2164 1415
Median daily rate £475 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 45 52
Median hourly rate £17.75 £24.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.04% +37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.08 £46.00 £31.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-28.89% +29.41%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +40 252 £500 +12.35% 127
South East -21 91 £338 -11.47% 57
South West +28 39 £500 +43.88% 14
West Midlands -14 34 £388 -13.88% 17
East of England +33 33 £419 -5.36% 14
North West +10 29 £400 -5.88% 16
Yorkshire - 29 £575 - 9
North East -32 17 £506 -7.95% 3
Midlands - 8 £538 -
East Midlands +2 6 £375 -29.24% 2
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 319 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (32.37%) IaaS
3 292 (30.29%) PaaS
4 181 (18.78%) Amazon AWS
5 159 (16.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 156 (16.18%) ITIL
6 156 (16.18%) Linux
7 152 (15.77%) Microsoft
8 150 (15.56%) DevOps
9 142 (14.73%) JavaScript
10 134 (13.90%) Windows
11 132 (13.69%) Java
12 116 (12.03%) Finance
13 110 (11.41%) HTML
14 105 (10.89%) Scrum
15 103 (10.68%) Python
16 101 (10.48%) Migration
17 100 (10.37%) CSS
18 99 (10.27%) PRINCE2
18 99 (10.27%) Open Source
19 98 (10.17%) Project Management
20 96 (9.96%) Active Directory
21 93 (9.65%) Web Services
22 92 (9.54%) VMware
23 91 (9.44%) SQL
24 88 (9.13%) TOGAF
25 81 (8.40%) Data Centre
25 81 (8.40%) SDLC
26 78 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
27 77 (7.99%) Oracle

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 (4.98%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 23 (2.39%) Confluence
4 20 (2.07%) Apache
5 19 (1.97%) OpenStack
6 15 (1.56%) Tomcat
7 14 (1.45%) CMS
7 14 (1.45%) Skype for Business
8 13 (1.35%) IIS
9 10 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (1.04%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (0.93%) Mule
10 9 (0.93%) Mule ESB
11 8 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (0.83%) JBoss
12 7 (0.73%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 60 (6.22%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.49%) MS Office
3 17 (1.76%) HipChat
4 12 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.73%) OmniGraffle
7 6 (0.62%) MS Project
8 3 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.31%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.21%) InVision
9 2 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.87%) Eloqua
2 15 (1.56%) BigMachines
2 15 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.14%) Workday HCM
5 8 (0.83%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 6 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.41%) Maximo
8 4 (0.41%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.31%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 3 (0.31%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.31%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.21%) Magento
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.21%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.21%) SAP hybris
11 1 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 312 (32.37%) IaaS
2 292 (30.29%) PaaS
3 181 (18.78%) Amazon AWS
4 159 (16.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 63 (6.54%) Office 365
6 55 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
7 41 (4.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 25 (2.59%) SuccessFactors
9 16 (1.66%) Google Apps
10 14 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (1.04%) Taleo
12 7 (0.73%) GitHub
12 7 (0.73%) Heroku
13 6 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.62%) Force.com
13 6 (0.62%) Yammer
14 5 (0.52%) Google Analytics
14 5 (0.52%) Lucidchart
14 5 (0.52%) Trello
14 5 (0.52%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.29%) Firewall
2 35 (3.63%) Internet
3 27 (2.80%) LAN
3 27 (2.80%) VPN
4 25 (2.59%) DNS
4 25 (2.59%) WAN
5 18 (1.87%) Network Security
6 17 (1.76%) DHCP
7 16 (1.66%) MPLS
8 11 (1.14%) AMQP
9 10 (1.04%) TCP/IP
10 9 (0.93%) HTTP
11 7 (0.73%) SAN
11 7 (0.73%) Skype
11 7 (0.73%) SSL
11 7 (0.73%) VLAN
11 7 (0.73%) VoIP
12 6 (0.62%) LDAP
12 6 (0.62%) MQTT
12 6 (0.62%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.25%) MongoDB
3 40 (4.15%) NonStop SQL
4 37 (3.84%) NoSQL
5 32 (3.32%) MySQL
6 22 (2.28%) Relational Database
7 20 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (1.76%) Big Data
10 16 (1.66%) RDBMS
11 13 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.14%) Hadoop
13 10 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
15 7 (0.73%) SAP HANA
15 7 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
15 7 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 5 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
17 5 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 49 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 48 (4.98%) JIRA
3 20 (2.07%) Jenkins
4 19 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (1.66%) Sonatype Nexus
6 13 (1.35%) Subversion
7 12 (1.24%) Grunt
8 10 (1.04%) Maven
8 10 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
8 10 (1.04%) Selenium
9 9 (0.93%) RSpec
10 7 (0.73%) IntelliJ
10 7 (0.73%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.62%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.62%) JIRA Agile
11 6 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.52%) gulp
12 5 (0.52%) NetBeans
12 5 (0.52%) NUnit
12 5 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 116 (12.03%) Finance
2 62 (6.43%) Marketing
3 45 (4.67%) Telecoms
4 40 (4.15%) Retail
5 24 (2.49%) Banking
6 21 (2.18%) Manufacturing
7 18 (1.87%) German Language
8 16 (1.66%) Brand Awareness
9 15 (1.56%) Legal
10 14 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (1.35%) Law
12 10 (1.04%) Billing
13 9 (0.93%) Advertising
13 9 (0.93%) Back Office
14 8 (0.83%) Automotive
14 8 (0.83%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.62%) French Language
15 6 (0.62%) Publishing
16 5 (0.52%) Games
16 5 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 286 (29.67%) Architect
2 137 (14.21%) Developer
3 112 (11.62%) Solutions Architect
4 80 (8.30%) Analyst
5 77 (7.99%) Security Architect
6 76 (7.88%) Cloud Architect
7 60 (6.22%) DevOps Engineer
8 55 (5.71%) Project Manager
9 46 (4.77%) Consultant
10 44 (4.56%) Infrastructure Architect
11 41 (4.25%) Technical Architect
12 34 (3.53%) Security Solutions Architect
13 30 (3.11%) Business Analyst
14 29 (3.01%) Cloud Engineer
14 29 (3.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 26 (2.70%) Cloud Solutions Architect
16 23 (2.39%) AWS DevOps
16 23 (2.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 22 (2.28%) Azure Architect
17 22 (2.28%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (11.41%) HTML
2 100 (10.37%) CSS
3 93 (9.65%) Web Services
4 70 (7.26%) .NET
5 66 (6.85%) HTML5
6 62 (6.43%) AngularJS
7 54 (5.60%) jQuery
8 45 (4.67%) CSS3
9 43 (4.46%) REST
10 37 (3.84%) Middleware
11 30 (3.11%) .NET Framework
12 29 (3.01%) ASP.NET
13 26 (2.70%) JSON
13 26 (2.70%) Node.js
13 26 (2.70%) React
13 26 (2.70%) RESTful
13 26 (2.70%) XML
14 24 (2.49%) SOAP
15 23 (2.39%) J2EE
16 20 (2.07%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 81 (8.40%) Data Centre
2 40 (4.15%) CESG
3 37 (3.84%) Enterprise Software
4 34 (3.53%) CESG CLAS
5 31 (3.22%) Hybrid Cloud
6 30 (3.11%) User Experience
7 29 (3.01%) Management Information System
8 27 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (2.59%) Public Cloud
10 18 (1.87%) Private Cloud
11 16 (1.66%) Computer Science
12 15 (1.56%) Fintech
13 14 (1.45%) Digital Media
14 13 (1.35%) Clustering
14 13 (1.35%) Social Media
15 11 (1.14%) Mobile App
15 11 (1.14%) NHS
15 11 (1.14%) Replication
16 10 (1.04%) Data Structures
16 10 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 156 (16.18%) Linux
2 134 (13.90%) Windows
3 45 (4.67%) Windows Server
4 29 (3.01%) Unix
5 19 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (1.56%) CentOS
8 13 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.14%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.93%) Windows 10
12 8 (0.83%) AIX
13 7 (0.73%) Solaris
14 5 (0.52%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.41%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.31%) Android
16 3 (0.31%) HPUX
16 3 (0.31%) MVS
16 3 (0.31%) NetWare
16 3 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (16.18%) ITIL
3 150 (15.56%) DevOps
4 105 (10.89%) Scrum
5 101 (10.48%) Migration
6 99 (10.27%) Open Source
6 99 (10.27%) PRINCE2
7 98 (10.17%) Project Management
8 88 (9.13%) TOGAF
9 81 (8.40%) SDLC
10 78 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 65 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
12 60 (6.22%) CRM
13 59 (6.12%) Information Security
14 57 (5.91%) Problem Management
15 52 (5.39%) Change Management
16 50 (5.19%) TDD
17 47 (4.88%) E-Commerce
18 46 (4.77%) SOA
19 45 (4.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 142 (14.73%) JavaScript
2 132 (13.69%) Java
3 103 (10.68%) Python
4 91 (9.44%) SQL
5 51 (5.29%) C#
6 47 (4.88%) Ruby
7 44 (4.56%) PHP
8 33 (3.42%) C++
8 33 (3.42%) Perl
9 32 (3.32%) PowerShell
10 21 (2.18%) Shell Script
11 19 (1.97%) Bash Shell
12 18 (1.87%) T-SQL
13 16 (1.66%) Apex Code
14 14 (1.45%) Scala
15 13 (1.35%) C
16 6 (0.62%) Korn
16 6 (0.62%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.52%) TypeScript
18 4 (0.41%) Go
Qualifications
1 76 (7.88%) Security Cleared
2 75 (7.78%) Degree
3 58 (6.02%) CISSP
4 51 (5.29%) ISEB
5 50 (5.19%) SC Cleared
6 42 (4.36%) CLAS
7 16 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
8 11 (1.14%) GIAC
8 11 (1.14%) PMI Certification
9 10 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.04%) PMP
10 9 (0.93%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.93%) VCAP
11 8 (0.83%) CCNA
11 8 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (0.73%) CCNP
13 6 (0.62%) EMC Certification
13 6 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.62%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (2.90%) QA
3 19 (1.97%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (1.04%) SLA
5 8 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.73%) COBIT
7 4 (0.41%) GxP
8 2 (0.21%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.10%) RMADS
9 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 96 (9.96%) Active Directory
2 59 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.97%) Docker
4 12 (1.24%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.93%) XenApp
6 8 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.83%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.73%) vSphere
8 5 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.52%) vCloud
8 5 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.41%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.31%) GPFS
10 3 (0.31%) KVM
10 3 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.31%) Xen
10 3 (0.31%) XenServer
11 2 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 50 (5.19%) Puppet
2 37 (3.84%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (2.07%) Ansible
4 16 (1.66%) SCCM
5 12 (1.24%) SCOM
6 7 (0.73%) AirWatch
7 6 (0.62%) CloudHub
8 4 (0.41%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.41%) HP SIM
8 4 (0.41%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.41%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (0.41%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.31%) OSSEC
9 3 (0.31%) Salt
9 3 (0.31%) Terraform
9 3 (0.31%) vRealize
10 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.21%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 152 (15.77%) Microsoft
2 92 (9.54%) VMware
3 77 (7.99%) Oracle
4 65 (6.74%) Salesforce.com
5 52 (5.39%) Cisco
6 51 (5.29%) SAP
7 40 (4.15%) Google
8 34 (3.53%) ServiceNow
9 27 (2.80%) Citrix
10 23 (2.39%) Atlassian
11 21 (2.18%) HP
12 16 (1.66%) MuleSoft
12 16 (1.66%) Red Hat
13 15 (1.56%) Siebel
14 14 (1.45%) Adobe
14 14 (1.45%) Juniper
14 14 (1.45%) Marketo
15 13 (1.35%) EMC
16 9 (0.93%) NetSuite
17 8 (0.83%) Rackspace
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Midlands
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £200 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £535 - £625 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day Initial 6 Month Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum £350-450
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £625 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On application
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
EYC Symphony
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago