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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 329 309 363
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +54
Contract jobs citing SaaS 285 273 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.58% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.36% 22.67% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 155 118
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £420
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -13.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Average hourly rate £19.75 £43.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.85% +118.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £24.81 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £43.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-73.71% +118.75%
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
1856 1204 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.68% 2.55% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1259 776 454
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 22 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.11 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.02% -14.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £11.80 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £44.25 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 124 £450 +4.65% 106
South East -4 80 £475 +13.09% 50
East of England -19 32 £419 +41.94% 6
North West -4 20 £438 +6.06% 6
South West -24 10 £500 +66.66% 11
Yorkshire -8 6 £613 +88.46% 10
East Midlands +5 5 £370 +27.58% 2
Midlands - 3 £750 - 12
West Midlands -26 2 £381 +38.63% 5
North East - - - - 1
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 162 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (23.27%) Java
3 108 (16.98%) Finance
4 93 (14.62%) PaaS
5 92 (14.47%) Salesforce.com
6 86 (13.52%) ERP
7 85 (13.36%) Telecoms
8 81 (12.74%) Manufacturing
9 80 (12.58%) Cloud Computing
10 77 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 77 (12.11%) Microsoft
11 75 (11.79%) SQL
12 74 (11.64%) .NET
13 72 (11.32%) ITIL
14 69 (10.85%) SAP
14 69 (10.85%) Web Services
14 69 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
15 66 (10.38%) Project Management
16 64 (10.06%) Oracle
17 63 (9.91%) HTML
17 63 (9.91%) IaaS
18 60 (9.43%) Force.com
18 60 (9.43%) Visualforce
18 60 (9.43%) Apex Code
18 60 (9.43%) JavaScript
19 59 (9.28%) Linux
19 59 (9.28%) Mason
20 57 (8.96%) Windows
21 53 (8.33%) VMware
22 52 (8.18%) Degree

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (3.93%) Apache
2 22 (3.46%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.36%) Apache Solr
4 13 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.73%) OpenStack
6 10 (1.57%) Lync
6 10 (1.57%) IIS
6 10 (1.57%) MS Exchange
7 9 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.26%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.10%) Node.js
10 5 (0.79%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.79%) nginx
11 4 (0.63%) WordPress
11 4 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.47%) ColdFusion
12 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.47%) Jetty
Applications
1 39 (6.13%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.89%) MS Project
3 11 (1.73%) MS Office
4 8 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (2.52%) ResourceLink
2 8 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.94%) Workday HCM
4 4 (0.63%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.47%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.31%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.31%) CA Clarity
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.16%) assyst
7 1 (0.16%) Maximo
7 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 93 (14.62%) PaaS
2 80 (12.58%) Cloud Computing
3 63 (9.91%) IaaS
4 60 (9.43%) Force.com
5 40 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (3.62%) SuccessFactors
7 21 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
8 17 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (2.36%) Route 53
10 14 (2.20%) Amazon ELB
11 10 (1.57%) Amazon S3
12 8 (1.26%) Office 365
13 2 (0.31%) Taleo
14 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.16%) Joyent
14 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.16%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.19%) Firewall
2 27 (4.25%) Internet
3 18 (2.83%) DNS
4 15 (2.36%) VPN
5 12 (1.89%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.89%) SSL
5 12 (1.89%) SAN
6 10 (1.57%) WAN
6 10 (1.57%) LDAP
7 9 (1.42%) DHCP
8 8 (1.26%) Network Security
8 8 (1.26%) HTTP
8 8 (1.26%) LAN
8 8 (1.26%) Intranet
9 5 (0.79%) MPLS
9 5 (0.79%) VoIP
10 4 (0.63%) Broadband
10 4 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.63%) VLAN
11 3 (0.47%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.77%) MySQL
3 19 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.83%) NoSQL
5 14 (2.20%) MongoDB
5 14 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (1.57%) Big Data
7 9 (1.42%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (0.94%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.79%) SQLPlus
10 5 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.47%) Couchbase
11 3 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.31%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.31%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 30 (4.72%) Jenkins
2 25 (3.93%) Maven
3 21 (3.30%) Cucumber
4 17 (2.67%) JIRA
4 17 (2.67%) Git (software)
5 14 (2.20%) Eclipse
6 13 (2.04%) FitNesse
7 12 (1.89%) Subversion
8 11 (1.73%) Hudson
9 10 (1.57%) Selenium
9 10 (1.57%) Visual Studio
10 8 (1.26%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (0.79%) Grunt
12 4 (0.63%) Axure RP
12 4 (0.63%) Jasmine
13 3 (0.47%) JUnit
14 2 (0.31%) Rational Functional Tester
14 2 (0.31%) WebDriver
14 2 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (0.31%) Mockito
General
1 108 (16.98%) Finance
2 85 (13.36%) Telecoms
3 81 (12.74%) Manufacturing
4 49 (7.70%) Retail
5 31 (4.87%) Banking
6 29 (4.56%) Marketing
7 15 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (1.73%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.10%) Billing
9 7 (1.10%) Legal
10 6 (0.94%) International Banking
11 5 (0.79%) Advertising
12 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.63%) Law
12 4 (0.63%) Electronics
13 3 (0.47%) Back Office
14 2 (0.31%) Games
14 2 (0.31%) Local Government
15 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 155 (24.37%) Architect
2 106 (16.67%) Analyst
3 104 (16.35%) Developer
4 65 (10.22%) Project Manager
5 59 (9.28%) Consultant
6 58 (9.12%) Business Analyst
7 50 (7.86%) Solutions Architect
8 28 (4.40%) Cloud Architect
9 23 (3.62%) Technical Architect
10 20 (3.14%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 18 (2.83%) Infrastructure Architect
12 17 (2.67%) Administrator
12 17 (2.67%) Enterprise Architect
13 16 (2.52%) ServiceNow Consultant
13 16 (2.52%) .NET Developer
14 15 (2.36%) DevOps Engineer
15 13 (2.04%) Service Manager
15 13 (2.04%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
16 12 (1.89%) C# Developer
16 12 (1.89%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (11.64%) .NET
2 69 (10.85%) Web Services
3 63 (9.91%) HTML
4 60 (9.43%) Visualforce
5 59 (9.28%) Mason
6 49 (7.70%) CSS
7 33 (5.19%) ASP.NET
8 31 (4.87%) XML
9 28 (4.40%) SOAP
10 26 (4.09%) JSON
10 26 (4.09%) jQuery
10 26 (4.09%) RESTful
11 25 (3.93%) HTML5
12 19 (2.99%) J2EE
12 19 (2.99%) Middleware
12 19 (2.99%) Ajax
13 14 (2.20%) REST
13 14 (2.20%) LAMP
14 12 (1.89%) PostGIS
14 12 (1.89%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 69 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (6.45%) Open Source
3 20 (3.14%) Management Information System
4 19 (2.99%) User Experience
5 18 (2.83%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.73%) Web 2.0
8 9 (1.42%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.10%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.10%) Social Media
9 7 (1.10%) FMCG
10 5 (0.79%) Clustering
10 5 (0.79%) E-Learning
10 5 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (0.63%) iPhone
11 4 (0.63%) Learning Management System
11 4 (0.63%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.63%) PMI
11 4 (0.63%) HACMP
12 3 (0.47%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 59 (9.28%) Linux
2 57 (8.96%) Windows
3 26 (4.09%) UNIX
4 15 (2.36%) CentOS
5 12 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.42%) AIX
6 9 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.94%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.63%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.63%) Solaris
9 4 (0.63%) VMS
9 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.47%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.47%) Fedora
10 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.47%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.47%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (13.52%) ERP
3 77 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 72 (11.32%) ITIL
5 66 (10.38%) Project Management
6 50 (7.86%) Scrum
7 43 (6.76%) Migration
7 43 (6.76%) Service Management
8 41 (6.45%) E-Commerce
8 41 (6.45%) Business Analysis
9 39 (6.13%) Change Management
10 36 (5.66%) TOGAF
11 32 (5.03%) CRM
12 31 (4.87%) PRINCE2
12 31 (4.87%) Service Delivery
13 29 (4.56%) DevOps
13 29 (4.56%) SOA
14 26 (4.09%) OO
15 25 (3.93%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (3.62%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 148 (23.27%) Java
2 75 (11.79%) SQL
3 60 (9.43%) Apex Code
3 60 (9.43%) JavaScript
4 40 (6.29%) C#
5 31 (4.87%) Python
6 25 (3.93%) Perl
7 24 (3.77%) PL/SQL
8 22 (3.46%) VBA
9 21 (3.30%) PHP
9 21 (3.30%) Ruby
10 19 (2.99%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.89%) C
12 7 (1.10%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.10%) Scala
13 6 (0.94%) PHP5
13 6 (0.94%) C++
14 4 (0.63%) Korn
15 3 (0.47%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 52 (8.18%) Degree
2 50 (7.86%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.93%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.26%) MCSE
5 8 (1.26%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (1.10%) CISSP
6 7 (1.10%) ISEB
7 6 (0.94%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.63%) PMP
9 4 (0.63%) CISA
9 4 (0.63%) CISM
10 3 (0.47%) MCSA
11 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.31%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.67%) QA
2 10 (1.57%) SLA
3 9 (1.42%) COBIT
4 7 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.47%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (0.47%) GCP
6 3 (0.47%) GMP
6 3 (0.47%) GxP
7 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.31%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.26%) vSphere
4 7 (1.10%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.63%) Docker
6 3 (0.47%) Xen
6 3 (0.47%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.31%) vCloud
7 2 (0.31%) OCFS2
7 2 (0.31%) GPFS
7 2 (0.31%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.16%) LXC
8 1 (0.16%) Varnish
8 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (6.76%) Puppet
2 15 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.57%) Vagrant
4 7 (1.10%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.94%) WSUS
6 5 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.63%) Ansible
7 4 (0.63%) Nagios
7 4 (0.63%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.47%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.47%) Graphite
9 2 (0.31%) SCCM
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.16%) Netcool
10 1 (0.16%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.16%) Salt
10 1 (0.16%) RANCID
10 1 (0.16%) cPanel
Vendors
1 92 (14.47%) Salesforce.com
2 77 (12.11%) Microsoft
3 69 (10.85%) SAP
4 64 (10.06%) Oracle
5 53 (8.33%) VMware
6 27 (4.25%) Red Hat
7 25 (3.93%) ServiceNow
8 22 (3.46%) Cisco
9 18 (2.83%) webMethods
10 17 (2.67%) Dell
11 15 (2.36%) Software AG
12 13 (2.04%) IBM
13 12 (1.89%) Remedy
14 11 (1.73%) HP
15 10 (1.57%) EMC
15 10 (1.57%) Citrix
16 9 (1.42%) Sybase
17 8 (1.26%) RightScale
17 8 (1.26%) Informatica
17 8 (1.26%) Google
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