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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 313 296 375
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +79
Contract jobs citing SaaS 319 290 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.61% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.37% 23.77% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 162 110
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 £43.75 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +63.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £24.81 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £45.70 £36.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £43.75 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +63.55%
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
1949 1220 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.70% 2.58% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1311 783 410
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 23 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -33.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -37.36%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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 -2 129 £450 - 121
South East +17 104 £475 +4.10% 56
East of England -7 34 £425 +54.54% 10
North West +1 24 £475 +2.70% 17
South West -31 10 £500 +66.66% 13
Yorkshire -8 7 £650 +100.00% 13
Midlands - 3 £750 - 4
East Midlands +1 2 £285 -1.72% 9
West Midlands -21 2 £381 +7.39% 14
North East -32 1 £375 - 6
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 166 (24.96%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (24.21%) Java
3 114 (17.14%) Finance
4 99 (14.89%) Salesforce.com
5 94 (14.14%) PaaS
6 87 (13.08%) .NET
7 86 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 84 (12.63%) SQL
9 80 (12.03%) ERP
9 80 (12.03%) Telecoms
9 80 (12.03%) Cloud Computing
10 74 (11.13%) Manufacturing
10 74 (11.13%) Microsoft
11 73 (10.98%) Project Management
11 73 (10.98%) Web Services
12 70 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
13 68 (10.23%) ITIL
13 68 (10.23%) Oracle
13 68 (10.23%) SAP
14 65 (9.77%) Linux
15 62 (9.32%) Visualforce
15 62 (9.32%) Apex Code
16 61 (9.17%) Mason
16 61 (9.17%) IaaS
17 60 (9.02%) Force.com
17 60 (9.02%) JavaScript
18 57 (8.57%) HTML
19 56 (8.42%) Scrum
20 55 (8.27%) Windows
21 53 (7.97%) CSS

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 29 (4.36%) SharePoint
2 25 (3.76%) Apache
3 14 (2.11%) Apache Solr
4 13 (1.95%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (1.65%) OpenStack
6 10 (1.50%) MS Exchange
7 8 (1.20%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.05%) IIS
8 7 (1.05%) Lync
9 5 (0.75%) Node.js
9 5 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.75%) WordPress
10 4 (0.60%) nginx
10 4 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.60%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.45%) ColdFusion
11 3 (0.45%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 43 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.80%) MS Project
2 12 (1.80%) MS Office
3 10 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 17 (2.56%) ResourceLink
2 6 (0.90%) Workday HCM
2 6 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.60%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.30%) CA Clarity
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.15%) Maximo
7 1 (0.15%) Misys Midas
7 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.15%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.15%) assyst
7 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 94 (14.14%) PaaS
2 80 (12.03%) Cloud Computing
3 61 (9.17%) IaaS
4 60 (9.02%) Force.com
5 40 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
6 26 (3.91%) SuccessFactors
7 20 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
8 19 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (2.26%) Route 53
10 14 (2.11%) Amazon ELB
11 11 (1.65%) Office 365
12 10 (1.50%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.30%) Taleo
14 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.15%) Joyent
14 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.26%) Internet
2 33 (4.96%) Firewall
3 18 (2.71%) DNS
4 14 (2.11%) HTTP
4 14 (2.11%) Intranet
5 13 (1.95%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.95%) VPN
5 13 (1.95%) SSL
6 10 (1.50%) LDAP
7 9 (1.35%) DHCP
7 9 (1.35%) SAN
8 8 (1.20%) Network Security
9 7 (1.05%) WAN
10 5 (0.75%) LAN
11 4 (0.60%) VoIP
11 4 (0.60%) Broadband
11 4 (0.60%) FTP
11 4 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.45%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.45%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.76%) MySQL
3 19 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 14 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (1.95%) MongoDB
7 10 (1.50%) Big Data
8 9 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.20%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.90%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.75%) SQLPlus
11 5 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.75%) Couchbase
12 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
14 2 (0.30%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (4.66%) Jenkins
2 30 (4.51%) Maven
3 21 (3.16%) Cucumber
4 18 (2.71%) JIRA
4 18 (2.71%) Eclipse
5 16 (2.41%) Git (software)
6 13 (1.95%) FitNesse
7 12 (1.80%) Selenium
8 11 (1.65%) Subversion
8 11 (1.65%) Hudson
9 8 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
9 8 (1.20%) Visual Studio
10 7 (1.05%) JUnit
11 5 (0.75%) Grunt
12 4 (0.60%) Axure RP
12 4 (0.60%) JBehave
12 4 (0.60%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.60%) Ant
13 3 (0.45%) Gradle
13 3 (0.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 114 (17.14%) Finance
2 80 (12.03%) Telecoms
3 74 (11.13%) Manufacturing
4 50 (7.52%) Retail
5 32 (4.81%) Banking
6 27 (4.06%) Marketing
7 16 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (1.50%) Retail Banking
9 9 (1.35%) Legal
10 7 (1.05%) Billing
11 6 (0.90%) International Banking
12 5 (0.75%) Advertising
13 4 (0.60%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.60%) Law
13 4 (0.60%) Electronics
13 4 (0.60%) Back Office
14 3 (0.45%) Publishing
15 2 (0.30%) Local Government
15 2 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 164 (24.66%) Architect
2 118 (17.74%) Developer
3 104 (15.64%) Analyst
4 74 (11.13%) Project Manager
5 58 (8.72%) Business Analyst
6 51 (7.67%) Solutions Architect
7 50 (7.52%) Consultant
8 34 (5.11%) Cloud Architect
9 26 (3.91%) Technical Architect
10 20 (3.01%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 20 (3.01%) .NET Developer
11 19 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
11 19 (2.86%) Enterprise Architect
12 16 (2.41%) DevOps Engineer
12 16 (2.41%) C# Developer
12 16 (2.41%) IT Project Manager
13 15 (2.26%) Administrator
14 14 (2.11%) Java Developer
15 12 (1.80%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
15 12 (1.80%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (13.08%) .NET
2 73 (10.98%) Web Services
3 62 (9.32%) Visualforce
4 61 (9.17%) Mason
5 57 (8.57%) HTML
6 53 (7.97%) CSS
7 37 (5.56%) ASP.NET
8 31 (4.66%) SOAP
9 29 (4.36%) XML
10 27 (4.06%) jQuery
11 25 (3.76%) RESTful
12 23 (3.46%) HTML5
13 22 (3.31%) JSON
14 20 (3.01%) Ajax
15 19 (2.86%) Middleware
16 17 (2.56%) J2EE
17 14 (2.11%) LAMP
18 12 (1.80%) REST
18 12 (1.80%) AngularJS
18 12 (1.80%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.92%) Open Source
3 22 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.01%) User Experience
5 16 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 16 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.50%) Web 2.0
7 8 (1.20%) FMCG
7 8 (1.20%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.05%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.05%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.75%) E-Learning
9 5 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
9 5 (0.75%) Learning Management System
10 4 (0.60%) iPhone
10 4 (0.60%) Social Media
10 4 (0.60%) PMI
10 4 (0.60%) HACMP
10 4 (0.60%) Clustering
11 3 (0.45%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 65 (9.77%) Linux
2 55 (8.27%) Windows
3 26 (3.91%) UNIX
4 15 (2.26%) CentOS
5 11 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.20%) AIX
8 7 (1.05%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.75%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.60%) VMS
11 3 (0.45%) Fedora
11 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.45%) Solaris
11 3 (0.45%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.30%) Android
12 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (24.96%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 80 (12.03%) ERP
4 73 (10.98%) Project Management
5 68 (10.23%) ITIL
6 56 (8.42%) Scrum
7 46 (6.92%) Migration
7 46 (6.92%) Service Management
8 40 (6.02%) Business Analysis
9 39 (5.86%) E-Commerce
9 39 (5.86%) Change Management
10 37 (5.56%) PRINCE2
10 37 (5.56%) TOGAF
11 35 (5.26%) CRM
12 33 (4.96%) Service Delivery
13 29 (4.36%) DevOps
13 29 (4.36%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (3.91%) User Acceptance Testing
15 25 (3.76%) SOA
15 25 (3.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 161 (24.21%) Java
2 84 (12.63%) SQL
3 62 (9.32%) Apex Code
4 60 (9.02%) JavaScript
5 43 (6.47%) C#
6 31 (4.66%) Python
7 26 (3.91%) Perl
7 26 (3.91%) PL/SQL
8 25 (3.76%) PHP
8 25 (3.76%) Ruby
9 24 (3.61%) VBA
10 23 (3.46%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.35%) C
12 7 (1.05%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.90%) Scala
14 5 (0.75%) C++
14 5 (0.75%) PHP5
15 4 (0.60%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.60%) Korn
16 3 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 51 (7.67%) Security Cleared
2 50 (7.52%) Degree
3 23 (3.46%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (1.35%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.05%) CISSP
6 6 (0.90%) MCSE
6 6 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (0.75%) ISEB
7 5 (0.75%) PMP
7 5 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.60%) CISA
8 4 (0.60%) CISM
8 4 (0.60%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.30%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.30%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.71%) QA
2 10 (1.50%) SLA
3 7 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.05%) COBIT
4 4 (0.60%) GxP
4 4 (0.60%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 4 (0.60%) GCP
4 4 (0.60%) GMP
5 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.30%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.05%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.90%) vSphere
5 4 (0.60%) Docker
6 3 (0.45%) Xen
6 3 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.30%) vCloud
7 2 (0.30%) OCFS2
7 2 (0.30%) GPFS
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.15%) LXC
8 1 (0.15%) XenServer
8 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 43 (6.47%) Puppet
2 14 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.50%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.90%) WSUS
4 6 (0.90%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.60%) Ansible
6 4 (0.60%) Nagios
6 4 (0.60%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.45%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.15%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.15%) Netcool
9 1 (0.15%) Salt
9 1 (0.15%) RANCID
9 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.15%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.15%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 99 (14.89%) Salesforce.com
2 74 (11.13%) Microsoft
3 68 (10.23%) Oracle
3 68 (10.23%) SAP
4 53 (7.97%) VMware
5 27 (4.06%) Red Hat
6 20 (3.01%) ServiceNow
7 19 (2.86%) Cisco
8 18 (2.71%) webMethods
9 17 (2.56%) Dell
10 16 (2.41%) Software AG
11 13 (1.95%) Sybase
12 12 (1.80%) Business Objects
12 12 (1.80%) IBM
12 12 (1.80%) HP
12 12 (1.80%) Informatica
13 11 (1.65%) Citrix
14 10 (1.50%) EMC
15 9 (1.35%) Google
15 9 (1.35%) Remedy
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £549.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hampshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
Mason Frank
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxfordshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago