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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 241 345 287
Rank change year-on-year
+104 -58
Contract jobs citing SaaS 478 303 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.97% 0.60% 0.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.44% 10.29% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 179 218
Median daily rate £475 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £312 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £600 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £401
% change year-on-year
- +5.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £34.00 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.11% +5.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £33.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year
-41.46% -26.37%
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
4580 2944 1949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.29% 5.79% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3201 1904 1267
Median daily rate £470 £415 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.25% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £259 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 80 34
Median hourly rate £19.81 £30.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.98% +84.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £14.50 £8.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.93 £40.00 £33.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.56 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-25.78% +96.07%

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 29 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 29 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 +46 218 £500 +11.11% 122
South East +34 98 £380 +3.40% 79
East of England +30 48 £413 -8.33% 11
South West +21 31 £588 +60.40% 17
Yorkshire +19 27 £500 +18.34% 15
North West +12 23 £450 +37.40% 23
West Midlands +7 21 £475 +11.76% 8
North East -29 11 £506 -25.00% 6
East Midlands +14 8 £400 +45.45% 5
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 267 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (30.20%) IaaS
3 238 (27.32%) PaaS
4 159 (18.25%) Amazon AWS
4 159 (18.25%) Microsoft
5 144 (16.53%) Linux
6 138 (15.84%) JavaScript
7 127 (14.58%) Java
8 126 (14.47%) DevOps
9 120 (13.78%) CSS
10 117 (13.43%) Windows
10 117 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
11 112 (12.86%) HTML
12 111 (12.74%) Finance
13 108 (12.40%) ITIL
14 101 (11.60%) CRM
15 99 (11.37%) Migration
16 97 (11.14%) SQL
17 92 (10.56%) Salesforce.com
18 90 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
18 90 (10.33%) VMware
19 88 (10.10%) Python
20 85 (9.76%) Project Management
21 83 (9.53%) Oracle
22 80 (9.18%) Web Services
23 79 (9.07%) .NET
24 78 (8.96%) SQL Server
24 78 (8.96%) Cloud Computing
25 77 (8.84%) Degree
25 77 (8.84%) Active Directory

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 40 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.64%) Node.js
3 22 (2.53%) IIS
4 20 (2.30%) Apache
4 20 (2.30%) Confluence
4 20 (2.30%) MS Exchange
5 15 (1.72%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.49%) CMS
6 13 (1.49%) OpenStack
7 12 (1.38%) Skype for Business
8 10 (1.15%) JBoss
9 8 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.80%) Apache Spark
10 7 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.69%) nginx
11 6 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.69%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.46%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 51 (5.86%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.07%) MS Office
3 16 (1.84%) HipChat
4 14 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.92%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.34%) MS Project
6 3 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 34 (3.90%) BigMachines
2 33 (3.79%) Eloqua
3 29 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.69%) Workday HCM
5 5 (0.57%) Magento
5 5 (0.57%) Maximo
5 5 (0.57%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 5 (0.57%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 5 (0.57%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.46%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.34%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.23%) OpenText Process Suite
8 2 (0.23%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.23%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.23%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.23%) SAP hybris
8 2 (0.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 263 (30.20%) IaaS
2 238 (27.32%) PaaS
3 159 (18.25%) Amazon AWS
4 117 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 78 (8.96%) Cloud Computing
6 53 (6.08%) Office 365
7 24 (2.76%) SuccessFactors
8 23 (2.64%) Azure Active Directory
9 15 (1.72%) Taleo
10 13 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
10 13 (1.49%) Heroku
11 11 (1.26%) Force.com
12 10 (1.15%) Google Apps
13 7 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.69%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.69%) Yammer
15 5 (0.57%) GitHub
15 5 (0.57%) Google Analytics
15 5 (0.57%) Lucidchart
15 5 (0.57%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 48 (5.51%) Firewall
2 27 (3.10%) Internet
2 27 (3.10%) LAN
3 25 (2.87%) VPN
3 25 (2.87%) WAN
4 22 (2.53%) DNS
5 19 (2.18%) Network Security
6 17 (1.95%) DHCP
7 15 (1.72%) MPLS
8 13 (1.49%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.92%) SSL
9 8 (0.92%) Unified Communications
9 8 (0.92%) VLAN
10 7 (0.80%) Skype
10 7 (0.80%) VoIP
10 7 (0.80%) Wireless
11 6 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (0.57%) HTTP
12 5 (0.57%) IPsec
12 5 (0.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.02%) MySQL
3 30 (3.44%) MongoDB
4 28 (3.21%) NoSQL
5 17 (1.95%) Big Data
5 17 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (1.49%) NonStop SQL
8 12 (1.38%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.26%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.03%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (0.80%) SAP HANA
12 7 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.69%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
15 4 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 45 (5.17%) Git (software)
2 44 (5.05%) JIRA
3 27 (3.10%) Oracle APEX
4 20 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 20 (2.30%) Jenkins
5 18 (2.07%) Subversion
6 14 (1.61%) Maven
6 14 (1.61%) Selenium
6 14 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
7 13 (1.49%) Grunt
8 9 (1.03%) Eclipse
9 8 (0.92%) NUnit
9 8 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (0.80%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.69%) gulp
11 6 (0.69%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.57%) Ant
12 5 (0.57%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.57%) JIRA Agile
12 5 (0.57%) JUnit
General
1 111 (12.74%) Finance
2 55 (6.31%) Marketing
2 55 (6.31%) Retail
3 44 (5.05%) Telecoms
4 24 (2.76%) Banking
5 17 (1.95%) Legal
6 15 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (1.49%) German Language
8 12 (1.38%) Brand Awareness
9 7 (0.80%) Billing
9 7 (0.80%) Law
9 7 (0.80%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.69%) Advertising
10 6 (0.69%) Games
11 5 (0.57%) Back Office
11 5 (0.57%) French Language
12 4 (0.46%) Publishing
13 3 (0.34%) Automotive
13 3 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 280 (32.15%) Architect
2 140 (16.07%) Developer
3 133 (15.27%) Solutions Architect
4 74 (8.50%) Analyst
5 68 (7.81%) Cloud Architect
6 60 (6.89%) Project Manager
7 57 (6.54%) Security Architect
8 44 (5.05%) DevOps Engineer
9 37 (4.25%) Consultant
10 36 (4.13%) Technical Architect
11 33 (3.79%) Infrastructure Architect
12 30 (3.44%) Business Analyst
12 30 (3.44%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 30 (3.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 28 (3.21%) Security Solutions Architect
14 25 (2.87%) Cloud Engineer
14 25 (2.87%) Enterprise Architect
14 25 (2.87%) SaaS Architect
15 22 (2.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 20 (2.30%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (13.78%) CSS
2 112 (12.86%) HTML
3 80 (9.18%) Web Services
4 79 (9.07%) .NET
5 69 (7.92%) jQuery
6 68 (7.81%) HTML5
7 62 (7.12%) AngularJS
8 56 (6.43%) REST
9 50 (5.74%) CSS3
10 42 (4.82%) SOAP
11 38 (4.36%) Visualforce
12 36 (4.13%) Mason
13 35 (4.02%) Middleware
14 34 (3.90%) XML
15 28 (3.21%) ASP.NET
16 23 (2.64%) J2EE
17 22 (2.53%) .NET Framework
17 22 (2.53%) JSON
18 19 (2.18%) Ajax
19 18 (2.07%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.58%) Data Centre
2 42 (4.82%) User Experience
3 35 (4.02%) Management Information System
4 33 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (2.87%) Computer Science
7 23 (2.64%) Hybrid Cloud
8 22 (2.53%) Data Integration
9 19 (2.18%) Fintech
10 17 (1.95%) Private Cloud
11 15 (1.72%) Public Cloud
11 15 (1.72%) Social Media
12 14 (1.61%) Mobile App
13 13 (1.49%) CESG
14 12 (1.38%) Data Structures
15 11 (1.26%) Digital Media
16 10 (1.15%) NHS
17 9 (1.03%) Algorithms
17 9 (1.03%) Clustering
17 9 (1.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 144 (16.53%) Linux
2 117 (13.43%) Windows
3 38 (4.36%) Windows Server
4 33 (3.79%) Unix
5 20 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.72%) CentOS
8 9 (1.03%) Windows 10
8 9 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.92%) AIX
9 8 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.80%) Solaris
11 6 (0.69%) Android
12 4 (0.46%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.46%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.34%) HPUX
13 3 (0.34%) NetWare
13 3 (0.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (14.47%) DevOps
3 108 (12.40%) ITIL
4 101 (11.60%) CRM
5 99 (11.37%) Migration
6 90 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 85 (9.76%) Project Management
8 70 (8.04%) Open Source
9 67 (7.69%) TOGAF
10 64 (7.35%) Scrum
10 64 (7.35%) SOA
11 56 (6.43%) E-Commerce
11 56 (6.43%) PRINCE2
12 49 (5.63%) TDD
13 47 (5.40%) SDLC
13 47 (5.40%) Web Development
14 45 (5.17%) Configuration Management
14 45 (5.17%) Information Security
15 44 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
16 43 (4.94%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 138 (15.84%) JavaScript
2 127 (14.58%) Java
3 97 (11.14%) SQL
4 88 (10.10%) Python
5 70 (8.04%) PHP
6 60 (6.89%) C#
7 38 (4.36%) Apex Code
8 31 (3.56%) Ruby
9 29 (3.33%) PowerShell
10 28 (3.21%) Perl
11 27 (3.10%) C++
12 23 (2.64%) Shell Script
13 19 (2.18%) Bash Shell
13 19 (2.18%) C
14 14 (1.61%) T-SQL
15 13 (1.49%) Scala
16 9 (1.03%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.92%) Korn
18 7 (0.80%) TypeScript
19 6 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 77 (8.84%) Degree
2 49 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 34 (3.90%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.87%) CISSP
5 20 (2.30%) ISEB
6 15 (1.72%) CLAS
7 14 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.61%) PMI Certification
8 13 (1.49%) PMP
9 11 (1.26%) CCNA
9 11 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (1.03%) CCNP
10 9 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (1.03%) VCAP
11 8 (0.92%) MCSE
12 6 (0.69%) EMC Certification
12 6 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (0.46%) GCIH
14 4 (0.46%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (2.87%) QA
3 12 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (1.15%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.03%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.69%) COBIT
7 5 (0.57%) GxP
8 3 (0.34%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.34%) SLA
9 2 (0.23%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.11%) RMADS
System Software
1 77 (8.84%) Active Directory
2 57 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.38%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.80%) Docker
4 7 (0.80%) vSphere
4 7 (0.80%) XenApp
5 6 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.69%) vCloud
5 6 (0.69%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.57%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.46%) Xen
8 3 (0.34%) GPFS
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.23%) LXC
9 2 (0.23%) XenServer
10 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 40 (4.59%) Puppet
2 23 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.95%) Ansible
4 14 (1.61%) SCCM
5 8 (0.92%) SCOM
6 7 (0.80%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.46%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.46%) CloudHub
7 4 (0.46%) HP SIM
7 4 (0.46%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (0.46%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.34%) Salt
8 3 (0.34%) vRealize
8 3 (0.34%) Windows Intune
8 3 (0.34%) WSUS
9 2 (0.23%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.23%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.23%) SELinux
9 2 (0.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 159 (18.25%) Microsoft
2 92 (10.56%) Salesforce.com
3 90 (10.33%) VMware
4 83 (9.53%) Oracle
5 57 (6.54%) SAP
6 37 (4.25%) Cisco
7 33 (3.79%) Siebel
8 28 (3.21%) Citrix
8 28 (3.21%) Google
9 26 (2.99%) Red Hat
9 26 (2.99%) ServiceNow
10 24 (2.76%) Atlassian
11 18 (2.07%) HP
12 15 (1.72%) NetSuite
13 12 (1.38%) EMC
13 12 (1.38%) Marketo
14 11 (1.26%) Juniper
15 10 (1.15%) Rackspace
16 9 (1.03%) IBM
17 8 (0.92%) Adobe
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aim Hire Jobs
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £480 to £530 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £230 - £260 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bournemouth
Ampersand Consulting
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £490.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
EYC Symphony
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
EYC Symphony
Rate: From £350 to £500 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 20 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago