The first table below looks at the demand for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 232 299 290
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -9
Contract jobs citing SaaS 195 115 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.83% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.66% 17.72% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 79 84
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £423 £419
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +0.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%
Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
992 649 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.22% 2.67% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 499 312
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 1
Average hourly rate £17.38 £17.25 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -61.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
SaaS
England

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in London

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SaaS across the London region.

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in London

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in London

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the London region.

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in London

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +26 33 £475 +7.04% 23
Uxbridge - 7 £488 - 2
Chiswick - 2 - -
Wembley - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Barking - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Romford - - - -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 75 (20.05%) PaaS
2 73 (19.52%) Java
3 68 (18.18%) Finance
4 54 (14.44%) Cloud Computing
5 52 (13.90%) .NET
6 51 (13.64%) IaaS
7 49 (13.10%) Salesforce.com
8 44 (11.76%) JavaScript
8 44 (11.76%) Project Management
9 41 (10.96%) C#
10 40 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (10.43%) Force.com
12 38 (10.16%) Visualforce
12 38 (10.16%) Apex Code
13 37 (9.89%) Linux
14 36 (9.63%) Migration
14 36 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
15 35 (9.36%) ITIL
15 35 (9.36%) CSS
15 35 (9.36%) Mason
16 34 (9.09%) Web Services
16 34 (9.09%) Oracle
16 34 (9.09%) Scrum
17 33 (8.82%) HTML
17 33 (8.82%) ASP.NET
18 32 (8.56%) Windows
18 32 (8.56%) Microsoft
19 29 (7.75%) XML
19 29 (7.75%) TOGAF
20 28 (7.49%) PHP

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 11 (2.94%) IIS
2 10 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (2.67%) WordPress
3 8 (2.14%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.87%) Apache
5 4 (1.07%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.07%) Node.js
6 3 (0.80%) Confluence
6 3 (0.80%) Drupal
7 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.27%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.27%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.41%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.80%) MS Office
5 1 (0.27%) MS Project
5 1 (0.27%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (0.27%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 12 (3.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.60%) SAP HR
2 6 (1.60%) SimCorp Dimension
3 4 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.53%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.27%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.27%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 75 (20.05%) PaaS
2 54 (14.44%) Cloud Computing
3 51 (13.64%) IaaS
4 39 (10.43%) Force.com
5 19 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (3.48%) SuccessFactors
7 11 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (1.87%) Office 365
9 3 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.53%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.53%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.81%) HTTP
2 14 (3.74%) SSL
2 14 (3.74%) Internet
3 12 (3.21%) Firewall
4 10 (2.67%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.41%) Intranet
6 6 (1.60%) DNS
7 5 (1.34%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.80%) RFID
8 3 (0.80%) WAN
9 2 (0.53%) LDAP
9 2 (0.53%) VoIP
9 2 (0.53%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.27%) OpenFlow
10 1 (0.27%) Network Security
10 1 (0.27%) VPN
10 1 (0.27%) Broadband
10 1 (0.27%) LAN
10 1 (0.27%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (3.74%) Relational Database
3 13 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.21%) NoSQL
5 11 (2.94%) MySQL
6 9 (2.41%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.60%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.34%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (1.34%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.07%) DTS
11 4 (1.07%) Big Data
12 3 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.53%) RavenDB
13 2 (0.53%) HBase
13 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (2.41%) NUnit
2 8 (2.14%) JIRA
3 7 (1.87%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.60%) Subversion
5 5 (1.34%) Maven
5 5 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.34%) Bugzilla
5 5 (1.34%) TestNG
5 5 (1.34%) DbUnit
5 5 (1.34%) Mockito
5 5 (1.34%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.07%) Selenium
7 3 (0.80%) Fiddler
7 3 (0.80%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.80%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.80%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.80%) WinDbg
7 3 (0.80%) PostSharp
8 2 (0.53%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.53%) Axure RP
General
1 68 (18.18%) Finance
2 27 (7.22%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.28%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.74%) Banking
5 11 (2.94%) Retail
6 9 (2.41%) Marketing
6 9 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.87%) Advertising
8 3 (0.80%) Publishing
8 3 (0.80%) Back Office
8 3 (0.80%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.80%) Legal
9 2 (0.53%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Games
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.27%) Local Government
10 1 (0.27%) German Language
10 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 93 (24.87%) Developer
2 79 (21.12%) Architect
3 38 (10.16%) Project Manager
4 35 (9.36%) Analyst
5 26 (6.95%) Business Analyst
5 26 (6.95%) Consultant
6 24 (6.42%) Cloud Architect
7 20 (5.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 19 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (4.55%) Technical Architect
10 14 (3.74%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 13 (3.48%) .NET Developer
12 12 (3.21%) Service Manager
12 12 (3.21%) Senior Developer
12 12 (3.21%) Enterprise Architect
13 11 (2.94%) Front-End Developer
14 10 (2.67%) Applications Manager
14 10 (2.67%) Web Developer
15 9 (2.41%) Integration Architect
15 9 (2.41%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (13.90%) .NET
2 38 (10.16%) Visualforce
3 35 (9.36%) CSS
3 35 (9.36%) Mason
4 34 (9.09%) Web Services
5 33 (8.82%) ASP.NET
5 33 (8.82%) HTML
6 29 (7.75%) XML
7 21 (5.61%) HTML5
8 18 (4.81%) Middleware
9 16 (4.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (3.74%) AngularJS
11 13 (3.48%) CSS3
11 13 (3.48%) jQuery
12 12 (3.21%) Oracle Fusion
12 12 (3.21%) XSL
13 10 (2.67%) WCF
14 9 (2.41%) Spring
14 9 (2.41%) Ajax
14 9 (2.41%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.55%) Open Source
2 16 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.14%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.60%) FMCG
5 5 (1.34%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.07%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.80%) PKI
7 3 (0.80%) Learning Management System
7 3 (0.80%) Social Network
7 3 (0.80%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.53%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.53%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.53%) DTV
8 2 (0.53%) Blog
8 2 (0.53%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.53%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.53%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.27%) NHS
9 1 (0.27%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 37 (9.89%) Linux
2 32 (8.56%) Windows
3 9 (2.41%) UNIX
4 8 (2.14%) Solaris
5 6 (1.60%) Android
6 5 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.80%) AIX
7 3 (0.80%) HPUX
8 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (11.76%) Project Management
2 40 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (9.63%) Migration
3 36 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (9.36%) ITIL
5 34 (9.09%) Scrum
6 29 (7.75%) TOGAF
7 27 (7.22%) Service Management
7 27 (7.22%) ERP
8 26 (6.95%) CRM
9 25 (6.68%) DevOps
10 24 (6.42%) SOA
11 21 (5.61%) BDD
12 20 (5.35%) OO
12 20 (5.35%) Change Management
12 20 (5.35%) Configuration Management
12 20 (5.35%) MVC
12 20 (5.35%) ITSM
13 19 (5.08%) TDD
13 19 (5.08%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 73 (19.52%) Java
2 44 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 41 (10.96%) C#
4 38 (10.16%) Apex Code
5 28 (7.49%) PHP
6 24 (6.42%) SQL
7 19 (5.08%) Ruby
8 12 (3.21%) Python
9 10 (2.67%) Perl
10 8 (2.14%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.34%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.34%) Scala
12 4 (1.07%) C
13 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.53%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.53%) C++
14 1 (0.27%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.27%) VBA
14 1 (0.27%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 27 (7.22%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.55%) Degree
3 9 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.14%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.14%) ISEB
4 8 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.07%) PMP
6 4 (1.07%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.53%) CISSP
7 2 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) IIBA
8 1 (0.27%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.34%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) GxP
2 2 (0.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) COBIT
3 1 (0.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.27%) GCP
3 1 (0.27%) GMP
System Software
1 12 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.07%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (6.95%) Puppet
2 18 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.41%) Nagios
4 4 (1.07%) CFEngine
4 4 (1.07%) Ganglia
4 4 (1.07%) Salt
5 2 (0.53%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.27%) WSUS
6 1 (0.27%) SCCM
6 1 (0.27%) SCOM
6 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 49 (13.10%) Salesforce.com
2 34 (9.09%) Oracle
3 32 (8.56%) Microsoft
4 27 (7.22%) VMware
5 25 (6.68%) SAP
6 14 (3.74%) Remedy
7 11 (2.94%) ServiceNow
8 9 (2.41%) HP
8 9 (2.41%) Citrix
9 8 (2.14%) IBM
9 8 (2.14%) Informatica
10 7 (1.87%) Sybase
10 7 (1.87%) Business Objects
11 6 (1.60%) BMC
11 6 (1.60%) SimCorp
12 5 (1.34%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.34%) Adobe
12 5 (1.34%) Akamai
13 4 (1.07%) Cisco
13 4 (1.07%) Google
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Parallel Consulting
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ARM Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Attractive rates on offer
Posted: 13 days ago
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DP Connect
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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