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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 284 271 333
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +62
Contract jobs citing SaaS 341 329 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.69% 0.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.45% 16.68% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 218 136
Average daily rate
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£435 £430 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.16% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £304 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £403 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.45% -5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £38.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 - £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 - £47.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £38.75
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
2979 1972 1190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.99% 4.12% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1979 1303 823
Average daily rate £413 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £528 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 49 36
Average hourly rate £34.50 £17.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.14% -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £24.00 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -53.03%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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
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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 0 178 £439 -2.50% 170
South East -1 94 £400 -5.88% 64
East of England -7 21 £450 +7.14% 15
South West -13 12 £350 - 15
North West -22 12 £328 -29.18% 11
West Midlands +1 8 £425 +34.92% 11
Yorkshire -21 4 - - 23
East Midlands -6 2 £530 - 3
North East -22 2 £613 - 3
Midlands - 2 £581 -
South Coast - 1 £600 -
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 175 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (18.80%) Java
3 117 (18.03%) Finance
4 111 (17.10%) PaaS
5 101 (15.56%) HTML
6 100 (15.41%) Microsoft
7 99 (15.25%) JavaScript
8 92 (14.18%) ITIL
9 86 (13.25%) Web Services
10 83 (12.79%) Windows
11 80 (12.33%) SQL
12 76 (11.71%) CSS
13 72 (11.09%) SQL Server
14 70 (10.79%) Amazon AWS
15 69 (10.63%) Linux
16 67 (10.32%) ERP
17 65 (10.02%) Oracle
17 65 (10.02%) .NET
17 65 (10.02%) Telecoms
17 65 (10.02%) VMware
18 63 (9.71%) HTML5
19 60 (9.24%) Project Management
20 57 (8.78%) E-Commerce
21 56 (8.63%) SOA
21 56 (8.63%) IaaS
21 56 (8.63%) Data Centre
22 53 (8.17%) PRINCE2
23 51 (7.86%) Salesforce.com
23 51 (7.86%) Scrum
24 50 (7.70%) VMware Infrastructure

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 31 (4.78%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.39%) Node.js
3 17 (2.62%) CMS
4 15 (2.31%) Apache
4 15 (2.31%) Tomcat
5 14 (2.16%) IIS
6 13 (2.00%) OpenStack
7 11 (1.69%) MS Exchange
8 10 (1.54%) Mule
8 10 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (1.54%) Mule ESB
9 9 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.92%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.77%) JBoss
11 5 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.62%) Lync
12 4 (0.62%) ColdFusion
12 4 (0.62%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.46%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 33 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.16%) MS Project
3 11 (1.69%) MS Office
4 10 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.92%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.77%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.62%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.31%) SPSS
10 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.15%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 12 (1.85%) BigMachines
2 10 (1.54%) SAP HR
2 10 (1.54%) Maximo
3 8 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.62%) Workday HCM
5 4 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.46%) SAP TEM
7 2 (0.31%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.31%) assyst
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.31%) Magento
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.31%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.31%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 111 (17.10%) PaaS
2 70 (10.79%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (8.63%) IaaS
4 46 (7.09%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (3.85%) Force.com
7 11 (1.69%) Office 365
7 11 (1.69%) GitHub
8 7 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.92%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (0.62%) Route 53
10 4 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.62%) Heroku
11 3 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.31%) Boomi
12 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.01%) LAN
2 37 (5.70%) Firewall
3 32 (4.93%) DNS
3 32 (4.93%) WAN
4 25 (3.85%) SAN
5 24 (3.70%) Internet
6 23 (3.54%) DHCP
6 23 (3.54%) TCP/IP
7 20 (3.08%) Network Security
8 19 (2.93%) MPLS
9 17 (2.62%) VPN
10 16 (2.47%) VLAN
11 15 (2.31%) SSL
12 14 (2.16%) SNMP
13 12 (1.85%) FTP
13 12 (1.85%) WLAN
14 11 (1.69%) Ethernet
15 10 (1.54%) HTTP
15 10 (1.54%) OSPF
15 10 (1.54%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (11.09%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.47%) MySQL
3 28 (4.31%) NoSQL
4 21 (3.24%) MongoDB
5 19 (2.93%) Big Data
6 16 (2.47%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.69%) RDBMS
7 11 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.39%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.92%) MS Access
11 5 (0.77%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.77%) SAP Data Services
11 5 (0.77%) SAP HANA
11 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Power View
12 4 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.62%) DB2
Development Applications
1 43 (6.63%) Git (software)
2 27 (4.16%) Jenkins
3 25 (3.85%) Selenium
4 24 (3.70%) Subversion
5 17 (2.62%) Maven
6 13 (2.00%) Jasmine
7 12 (1.85%) JIRA
7 12 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
9 10 (1.54%) Karma Test Runner
9 10 (1.54%) Cucumber
10 9 (1.39%) Visual Studio
10 9 (1.39%) gulp
11 8 (1.23%) WebDriver
12 6 (0.92%) RSpec
13 5 (0.77%) HP UFT
14 4 (0.62%) Mocha
14 4 (0.62%) Hudson
14 4 (0.62%) Grunt
15 3 (0.46%) MSBuild
General
1 117 (18.03%) Finance
2 65 (10.02%) Telecoms
3 49 (7.55%) Banking
4 45 (6.93%) Manufacturing
5 41 (6.32%) Retail
6 36 (5.55%) Marketing
7 13 (2.00%) Publishing
8 8 (1.23%) Legal
9 7 (1.08%) Law
9 7 (1.08%) Games
10 5 (0.77%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.77%) Electronics
10 5 (0.77%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.62%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.46%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.46%) Advertising
13 2 (0.31%) Back Office
14 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.15%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (22.34%) Developer
2 133 (20.49%) Architect
3 82 (12.63%) Analyst
4 67 (10.32%) Project Manager
5 49 (7.55%) Consultant
6 42 (6.47%) Solutions Architect
7 34 (5.24%) Technical Architect
8 32 (4.93%) Business Analyst
9 29 (4.47%) .NET Developer
10 21 (3.24%) Test Analyst
10 21 (3.24%) Infrastructure Architect
10 21 (3.24%) Senior Architect
11 20 (3.08%) Enterprise Architect
12 18 (2.77%) Administrator
12 18 (2.77%) ServiceNow Consultant
13 16 (2.47%) Front-End Developer
14 15 (2.31%) UI Programmer
14 15 (2.31%) UI Developer
15 13 (2.00%) DevOps Engineer
15 13 (2.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (15.56%) HTML
2 86 (13.25%) Web Services
3 76 (11.71%) CSS
4 65 (10.02%) .NET
5 63 (9.71%) HTML5
6 48 (7.40%) CSS3
7 44 (6.78%) jQuery
8 35 (5.39%) SOAP
9 34 (5.24%) Visualforce
9 34 (5.24%) Mason
10 33 (5.08%) XML
11 31 (4.78%) REST
11 31 (4.78%) AngularJS
11 31 (4.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 28 (4.31%) ASP.NET
13 27 (4.16%) Ajax
13 27 (4.16%) JSON
14 23 (3.54%) Ruby on Rails
15 19 (2.93%) RESTful
15 19 (2.93%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 56 (8.63%) Data Centre
2 34 (5.24%) Enterprise Software
3 31 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.01%) User Experience
5 20 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.47%) Data Integration
7 13 (2.00%) Public Cloud
8 12 (1.85%) GIS
9 10 (1.54%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.54%) Visualisation
10 8 (1.23%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.23%) PKI
11 7 (1.08%) RIA
11 7 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
11 7 (1.08%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.92%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.92%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.92%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.77%) DTV
13 5 (0.77%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 83 (12.79%) Windows
2 69 (10.63%) Linux
3 40 (6.16%) UNIX
4 17 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.39%) CentOS
6 6 (0.92%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.92%) Android
6 6 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.92%) AIX
7 5 (0.77%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.77%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.62%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.62%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.46%) Fedora
10 1 (0.15%) Solaris
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (14.18%) ITIL
3 67 (10.32%) ERP
4 60 (9.24%) Project Management
5 57 (8.78%) E-Commerce
6 56 (8.63%) SOA
7 53 (8.17%) PRINCE2
8 51 (7.86%) Scrum
9 45 (6.93%) TDD
9 45 (6.93%) MVC
9 45 (6.93%) TOGAF
10 44 (6.78%) Migration
11 42 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 42 (6.47%) DevOps
12 37 (5.70%) Service Delivery
13 35 (5.39%) CRM
13 35 (5.39%) Open Source
14 32 (4.93%) Service Management
15 31 (4.78%) BDD
15 31 (4.78%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 122 (18.80%) Java
2 99 (15.25%) JavaScript
3 80 (12.33%) SQL
4 44 (6.78%) C#
5 39 (6.01%) Ruby
6 34 (5.24%) Apex Code
7 28 (4.31%) PHP
8 27 (4.16%) Python
9 17 (2.62%) Perl
10 15 (2.31%) C
11 14 (2.16%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.85%) C++
13 11 (1.69%) PowerShell
14 10 (1.54%) Scala
14 10 (1.54%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.08%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.92%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.92%) Groovy
17 5 (0.77%) PHP5
17 5 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (5.55%) Degree
2 29 (4.47%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (2.77%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (2.47%) CISSP
6 15 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 13 (2.00%) CISM
8 10 (1.54%) CISA
9 9 (1.39%) CCNP
9 9 (1.39%) SC Cleared
10 8 (1.23%) CCNA
11 7 (1.08%) MCSE
12 6 (0.92%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.62%) PMP
13 4 (0.62%) ISEB
13 4 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (0.62%) CCDE
13 4 (0.62%) CCSA
13 4 (0.62%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.47%) QA
2 13 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.23%) COBIT
4 5 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.77%) SLA
5 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.15%) EMIR
System Software
1 50 (7.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (5.24%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.00%) vCloud
4 10 (1.54%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.08%) vSphere
6 3 (0.46%) XenServer
6 3 (0.46%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.46%) Docker
7 2 (0.31%) Xen
7 2 (0.31%) XenApp
8 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.15%) Varnish
8 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.15%) QEMU
8 1 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 24 (3.70%) Puppet
2 18 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.39%) vMotion
4 8 (1.23%) CloudHub
4 8 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.92%) Nagios
6 4 (0.62%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.62%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.62%) Cacti
6 4 (0.62%) SmokePing
6 4 (0.62%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.46%) Ansible
7 3 (0.46%) EdgeSight
7 3 (0.46%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.31%) OVSD
8 2 (0.31%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.31%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 100 (15.41%) Microsoft
2 65 (10.02%) Oracle
2 65 (10.02%) VMware
3 51 (7.86%) Salesforce.com
4 48 (7.40%) SAP
5 46 (7.09%) ServiceNow
6 30 (4.62%) Citrix
7 28 (4.31%) IBM
8 18 (2.77%) HP
9 15 (2.31%) Cisco
10 13 (2.00%) Siebel
11 12 (1.85%) PeopleSoft
11 12 (1.85%) Google
11 12 (1.85%) Eloqua
11 12 (1.85%) Twitter
12 11 (1.69%) Red Hat
13 10 (1.54%) ESRI
14 9 (1.39%) Rackspace
14 9 (1.39%) NetApp
14 9 (1.39%) Business Objects
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