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 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 315 270 343
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +73
Contract jobs citing SaaS 301 338 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.69% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.85% 18.30% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 221 116
Average daily rate
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£430 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £313 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £34.00 £32.25 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% -11.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.65 £21.65 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.85 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £45.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-26.37% +24.65%
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
2774 1847 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.54% 3.75% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1806 1189 701
Average daily rate £415 £402 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.36% +18.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 33 32
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £8.68 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.70 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -54.12%

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 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -10 159 £450 +2.85% 155
South East -16 65 £368 -13.52% 61
East of England +9 27 £450 +8.43% 17
Yorkshire -6 18 £423 +5.62% 10
North West -24 12 £328 -15.48% 14
South West +4 5 £366 +4.64% 19
East Midlands -2 5 £275 -21.42% 8
West Midlands -14 5 £425 +25.92% 13
Midlands - 2 £581 - 4
North East -11 1 £675 - 4
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 160 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (19.69%) Java
3 110 (18.84%) PaaS
4 107 (18.32%) Finance
5 90 (15.41%) Web Services
6 87 (14.90%) ITIL
6 87 (14.90%) HTML
7 83 (14.21%) JavaScript
7 83 (14.21%) Microsoft
8 73 (12.50%) ERP
9 69 (11.82%) Linux
10 66 (11.30%) Windows
10 66 (11.30%) SOA
10 66 (11.30%) Telecoms
11 63 (10.79%) SQL
12 62 (10.62%) .NET
13 61 (10.45%) CSS
14 60 (10.27%) Amazon AWS
15 57 (9.76%) Oracle
15 57 (9.76%) SQL Server
16 55 (9.42%) HTML5
16 55 (9.42%) IaaS
17 54 (9.25%) E-Commerce
18 53 (9.08%) Data Centre
19 52 (8.90%) Salesforce.com
20 51 (8.73%) Project Management
20 51 (8.73%) SAP
20 51 (8.73%) Manufacturing
21 46 (7.88%) PRINCE2
22 45 (7.71%) C#

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 20 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.91%) Node.js
3 15 (2.57%) Mule ESB
3 15 (2.57%) Mule
4 13 (2.23%) Tomcat
4 13 (2.23%) IIS
5 12 (2.05%) OpenStack
5 12 (2.05%) CMS
6 11 (1.88%) Apache
7 6 (1.03%) Lync
7 6 (1.03%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.86%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.86%) JBoss
8 5 (0.86%) SAS
9 3 (0.51%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.51%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.34%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.34%) Confluence
10 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.34%) nginx
Applications
1 23 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.88%) MS Office
3 9 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.03%) MS Project
7 5 (0.86%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.34%) SPSS
10 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.17%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 11 (1.88%) SAP HR
2 10 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (1.54%) BigMachines
4 8 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (1.37%) Maximo
5 6 (1.03%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 5 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.68%) Workday HCM
7 4 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.34%) SAP SRM
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.34%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 110 (18.84%) PaaS
2 60 (10.27%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (9.42%) IaaS
4 43 (7.36%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (4.11%) Force.com
6 19 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (2.57%) GitHub
8 8 (1.37%) Office 365
8 8 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (1.03%) SuccessFactors
10 5 (0.86%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.68%) Route 53
11 4 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.68%) Heroku
12 2 (0.34%) Boomi
12 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.17%) Silverpop
13 1 (0.17%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.65%) Firewall
2 30 (5.14%) WAN
3 28 (4.79%) LAN
4 23 (3.94%) Internet
5 20 (3.42%) DNS
6 17 (2.91%) SAN
6 17 (2.91%) VPN
7 15 (2.57%) Network Security
8 14 (2.40%) MPLS
9 11 (1.88%) TCP/IP
10 10 (1.71%) SSL
10 10 (1.71%) FTP
11 9 (1.54%) DHCP
11 9 (1.54%) SNMP
12 8 (1.37%) Ethernet
13 7 (1.20%) VLAN
14 6 (1.03%) HTTP
14 6 (1.03%) WLAN
14 6 (1.03%) OSPF
14 6 (1.03%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.34%) MySQL
3 31 (5.31%) NoSQL
4 18 (3.08%) MongoDB
5 13 (2.23%) Big Data
6 12 (2.05%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.71%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.54%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.86%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.86%) SAP Data Services
12 4 (0.68%) SAP HANA
12 4 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.68%) DB2
12 4 (0.68%) SAP BW
13 3 (0.51%) OLTP
13 3 (0.51%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 38 (6.51%) Git (software)
2 28 (4.79%) Subversion
3 25 (4.28%) Jenkins
4 22 (3.77%) Maven
5 20 (3.42%) Selenium
6 13 (2.23%) Visual Studio
6 13 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
7 9 (1.54%) RSpec
8 8 (1.37%) JIRA
9 7 (1.20%) Jasmine
10 6 (1.03%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.86%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.86%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (0.68%) Hudson
12 4 (0.68%) Ant
13 3 (0.51%) JUnit
13 3 (0.51%) MSBuild
14 2 (0.34%) Artifactory
14 2 (0.34%) SpecFlow
General
1 107 (18.32%) Finance
2 66 (11.30%) Telecoms
3 51 (8.73%) Manufacturing
4 40 (6.85%) Retail
5 38 (6.51%) Marketing
6 37 (6.34%) Banking
7 7 (1.20%) Games
7 7 (1.20%) Publishing
7 7 (1.20%) Law
7 7 (1.20%) Legal
8 6 (1.03%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.86%) Electronics
10 4 (0.68%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.51%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.51%) Advertising
12 2 (0.34%) Back Office
12 2 (0.34%) Billing
13 1 (0.17%) International Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 130 (22.26%) Architect
2 127 (21.75%) Developer
3 64 (10.96%) Analyst
4 60 (10.27%) Project Manager
5 54 (9.25%) Consultant
6 35 (5.99%) Solutions Architect
7 31 (5.31%) Technical Architect
8 30 (5.14%) Business Analyst
9 28 (4.79%) .NET Developer
10 27 (4.62%) Enterprise Architect
11 23 (3.94%) Infrastructure Architect
12 20 (3.42%) Senior Architect
13 18 (3.08%) Administrator
14 16 (2.74%) ServiceNow Consultant
15 15 (2.57%) Test Analyst
15 15 (2.57%) DevOps Engineer
16 12 (2.05%) Cloud Architect
16 12 (2.05%) C# Developer
17 11 (1.88%) UI Developer
17 11 (1.88%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (15.41%) Web Services
2 87 (14.90%) HTML
3 62 (10.62%) .NET
4 61 (10.45%) CSS
5 55 (9.42%) HTML5
6 39 (6.68%) CSS3
7 38 (6.51%) REST
8 37 (6.34%) jQuery
9 36 (6.16%) SOAP
10 31 (5.31%) XML
11 29 (4.97%) Visualforce
11 29 (4.97%) Mason
12 27 (4.62%) ASP.NET
13 24 (4.11%) AngularJS
14 22 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 21 (3.60%) Ajax
16 20 (3.42%) JSON
16 20 (3.42%) Middleware
17 17 (2.91%) Ruby on Rails
18 16 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.08%) Data Centre
2 33 (5.65%) Enterprise Software
3 29 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.42%) User Experience
5 16 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.88%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.71%) Public Cloud
7 10 (1.71%) GIS
8 9 (1.54%) Data Integration
8 9 (1.54%) Visualisation
9 8 (1.37%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.37%) Enterprise Cloud
9 8 (1.37%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.20%) RIA
10 7 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
11 6 (1.03%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.03%) Social Media
12 5 (0.86%) Clustering
12 5 (0.86%) DTV
12 5 (0.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 69 (11.82%) Linux
2 66 (11.30%) Windows
3 42 (7.19%) UNIX
4 10 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.37%) CentOS
6 8 (1.37%) AIX
7 6 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.03%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.86%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.86%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.68%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.68%) Android
9 4 (0.68%) Fedora
10 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.17%) Solaris
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (14.90%) ITIL
3 73 (12.50%) ERP
4 66 (11.30%) SOA
5 54 (9.25%) E-Commerce
6 51 (8.73%) Project Management
7 46 (7.88%) PRINCE2
8 44 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 44 (7.53%) Scrum
9 43 (7.36%) TOGAF
10 40 (6.85%) Open Source
11 38 (6.51%) MVC
12 37 (6.34%) DevOps
13 36 (6.16%) Migration
14 34 (5.82%) TDD
15 32 (5.48%) Service Management
15 32 (5.48%) Configuration Management
15 32 (5.48%) CRM
16 29 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (4.79%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 115 (19.69%) Java
2 83 (14.21%) JavaScript
3 63 (10.79%) SQL
4 45 (7.71%) C#
5 38 (6.51%) Ruby
6 29 (4.97%) Apex Code
7 26 (4.45%) Python
8 23 (3.94%) PHP
9 16 (2.74%) C
10 13 (2.23%) Perl
11 11 (1.88%) T-SQL
11 11 (1.88%) Scala
11 11 (1.88%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.71%) C++
13 8 (1.37%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.20%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.20%) PHP5
15 5 (0.86%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.86%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.68%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 34 (5.82%) Degree
2 26 (4.45%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (1.71%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.71%) CISSP
7 7 (1.20%) CISM
7 7 (1.20%) MCSE
7 7 (1.20%) ISEB
8 6 (1.03%) CCNP
8 6 (1.03%) CISA
9 5 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.68%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.51%) MCP
11 3 (0.51%) CCNA
11 3 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.51%) VCAP
11 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.79%) QA
2 12 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.03%) COBIT
4 5 (0.86%) SLA
5 4 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.17%) EMIR
System Software
1 31 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.71%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.54%) vSphere
5 3 (0.51%) XenServer
5 3 (0.51%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.51%) Docker
5 3 (0.51%) vCloud
6 2 (0.34%) Xen
6 2 (0.34%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.17%) Varnish
7 1 (0.17%) OCFS2
7 1 (0.17%) KVM
7 1 (0.17%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 27 (4.62%) Puppet
2 21 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.05%) CloudHub
4 6 (1.03%) Nagios
5 4 (0.68%) SmokePing
5 4 (0.68%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.68%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.68%) Cacti
6 3 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.51%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.51%) SCCM
6 3 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.51%) Ansible
6 3 (0.51%) EdgeSight
6 3 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.34%) Netcool
7 2 (0.34%) OVSD
8 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 83 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 57 (9.76%) Oracle
3 52 (8.90%) Salesforce.com
4 51 (8.73%) SAP
5 45 (7.71%) VMware
6 43 (7.36%) ServiceNow
7 25 (4.28%) IBM
8 24 (4.11%) Citrix
9 15 (2.57%) HP
10 14 (2.40%) Red Hat
11 12 (2.05%) Twitter
11 12 (2.05%) MuleSoft
12 11 (1.88%) Remedy
12 11 (1.88%) Cisco
13 10 (1.71%) Eloqua
13 10 (1.71%) Siebel
13 10 (1.71%) Google
14 9 (1.54%) McAfee
15 8 (1.37%) EMC
15 8 (1.37%) NetApp
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