The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 248 265 258
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs citing SaaS 153 120 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.72% 0.55% 0.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.60% 19.67% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 76 67
Average daily rate
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£475 £433 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.82% +8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £343 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £515 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £408
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.32 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.05 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-75.44% +125.00%
SaaS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
981 610 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.62% 2.81% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 413 313
Average daily rate £450 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+60.71% -25.33%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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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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 +17 37 £500 +17.64% 53
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 - - 1
Brentford - 2 £466 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - - 2
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 87 (30.96%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (24.56%) Java
2 69 (24.56%) Finance
3 49 (17.44%) Salesforce.com
4 38 (13.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (13.52%) PaaS
5 35 (12.46%) Cloud Computing
5 35 (12.46%) Project Management
6 34 (12.10%) Web Services
7 32 (11.39%) .NET
7 32 (11.39%) Banking
8 31 (11.03%) Mason
8 31 (11.03%) Visualforce
8 31 (11.03%) Apex Code
9 29 (10.32%) Microsoft
10 28 (9.96%) SAP
10 28 (9.96%) Linux
10 28 (9.96%) Force.com
11 27 (9.61%) ITIL
12 26 (9.25%) IaaS
13 25 (8.90%) HTML
14 24 (8.54%) SQL
14 24 (8.54%) E-Commerce
14 24 (8.54%) Retail
15 23 (8.19%) ERP
15 23 (8.19%) PRINCE2
15 23 (8.19%) Windows
15 23 (8.19%) SOA
15 23 (8.19%) Telecoms
16 22 (7.83%) Oracle

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 10 (3.56%) Mule
2 8 (2.85%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.49%) IIS
3 7 (2.49%) Lync
3 7 (2.49%) OpenStack
4 6 (2.14%) Apache
4 6 (2.14%) Node.js
5 5 (1.78%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.42%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.42%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.07%) nginx
7 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.71%) Drupal
9 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.36%) SAS
9 1 (0.36%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.36%) CMS
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (3.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.14%) MS Office
3 4 (1.42%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.42%) MS Project
4 3 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.78%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 4 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.07%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.71%) CA PPM
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.71%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.36%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.36%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.36%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.36%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 38 (13.52%) PaaS
2 35 (12.46%) Cloud Computing
3 28 (9.96%) Force.com
4 26 (9.25%) IaaS
5 10 (3.56%) GitHub
6 8 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (1.07%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.71%) Office 365
10 1 (0.36%) Joyent
10 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.63%) Firewall
2 11 (3.91%) Internet
3 8 (2.85%) Network Security
4 7 (2.49%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (2.49%) VoIP
5 6 (2.14%) VPN
6 5 (1.78%) SAN
6 5 (1.78%) Intranet
6 5 (1.78%) WAN
6 5 (1.78%) LAN
7 4 (1.42%) HTTP
7 4 (1.42%) MPLS
7 4 (1.42%) VLAN
8 2 (0.71%) VPLS
8 2 (0.71%) Wireless
8 2 (0.71%) IPsec
8 2 (0.71%) NAS
8 2 (0.71%) OSPF
8 2 (0.71%) BGP
8 2 (0.71%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.27%) MySQL
3 9 (3.20%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.49%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.14%) Big Data
6 3 (1.07%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.71%) CouchDB
7 2 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.71%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.36%) OLTP
8 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 16 (5.69%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.98%) Subversion
2 14 (4.98%) Maven
3 7 (2.49%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.14%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (1.78%) RSpec
6 4 (1.42%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.07%) Selenium
7 3 (1.07%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.71%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.71%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.71%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.71%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.71%) JIRA
9 1 (0.36%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.36%) Ant
9 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.36%) Mockito
General
1 69 (24.56%) Finance
2 32 (11.39%) Banking
3 24 (8.54%) Retail
4 23 (8.19%) Telecoms
5 21 (7.47%) Manufacturing
6 19 (6.76%) Marketing
7 9 (3.20%) Retail Banking
8 7 (2.49%) International Banking
9 5 (1.78%) Games
9 5 (1.78%) Law
10 4 (1.42%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.42%) Investment Banking
11 3 (1.07%) Advertising
12 2 (0.71%) Publishing
12 2 (0.71%) Billing
13 1 (0.36%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (22.06%) Developer
2 57 (20.28%) Architect
3 41 (14.59%) Project Manager
4 34 (12.10%) Analyst
5 31 (11.03%) Consultant
6 25 (8.90%) Business Analyst
7 17 (6.05%) Technical Architect
8 13 (4.63%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 11 (3.91%) Enterprise Architect
9 11 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (3.91%) Administrator
10 9 (3.20%) Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (2.85%) .NET Developer
12 7 (2.49%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (2.49%) Senior Manager
12 7 (2.49%) IT Consultant
12 7 (2.49%) ServiceNow Consultant
13 6 (2.14%) Senior Developer
13 6 (2.14%) Senior Project Manager
14 5 (1.78%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (12.10%) Web Services
2 32 (11.39%) .NET
3 31 (11.03%) Mason
3 31 (11.03%) Visualforce
4 25 (8.90%) HTML
5 18 (6.41%) CSS
6 16 (5.69%) SOAP
6 16 (5.69%) ASP.NET
7 14 (4.98%) REST
8 11 (3.91%) HTML5
9 10 (3.56%) XML
9 10 (3.56%) JMS
10 9 (3.20%) CSS3
10 9 (3.20%) RESTful
10 9 (3.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (2.85%) jQuery
11 8 (2.85%) SAML
11 8 (2.85%) OAuth
12 7 (2.49%) Spring
12 7 (2.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.05%) Open Source
2 15 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.20%) User Experience
5 6 (2.14%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.78%) PMI
6 5 (1.78%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.78%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.07%) Clustering
7 3 (1.07%) FMCG
8 2 (0.71%) iPhone
8 2 (0.71%) Online Games
8 2 (0.71%) Data Conversion
8 2 (0.71%) iPad
8 2 (0.71%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.71%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.36%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.36%) CMDB
9 1 (0.36%) Blog
9 1 (0.36%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.96%) Linux
2 23 (8.19%) Windows
3 19 (6.76%) UNIX
4 5 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.42%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.71%) Android
6 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.36%) CentOS
7 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (30.96%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (13.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (12.46%) Project Management
4 27 (9.61%) ITIL
5 24 (8.54%) E-Commerce
6 23 (8.19%) ERP
6 23 (8.19%) PRINCE2
6 23 (8.19%) SOA
7 19 (6.76%) DevOps
8 17 (6.05%) Service Delivery
8 17 (6.05%) Configuration Management
9 15 (5.34%) Scrum
9 15 (5.34%) Migration
9 15 (5.34%) Business Analysis
10 13 (4.63%) CRM
11 11 (3.91%) Use Case
12 10 (3.56%) Service Management
12 10 (3.56%) ITSM
12 10 (3.56%) Change Control
12 10 (3.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (24.56%) Java
2 31 (11.03%) Apex Code
3 24 (8.54%) SQL
4 20 (7.12%) JavaScript
5 18 (6.41%) C#
6 13 (4.63%) Ruby
7 9 (3.20%) Python
7 9 (3.20%) PHP
8 7 (2.49%) Scala
9 6 (2.14%) C
9 6 (2.14%) Perl
10 4 (1.42%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.07%) VBA
11 3 (1.07%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.36%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.36%) Groovy
12 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (5.69%) Degree
2 8 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.49%) CISSP
3 7 (2.49%) MCSE
3 7 (2.49%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.14%) VCP4
4 6 (2.14%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.14%) CISA
4 6 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.42%) CISM
5 4 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.71%) CCNP
7 2 (0.71%) ISSAP
7 2 (0.71%) MCTS
7 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.71%) APMP
8 1 (0.36%) GCED
8 1 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.56%) COBIT
2 8 (2.85%) QA
3 5 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.07%) SLA
5 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.71%) PMBOK
System Software
1 11 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.85%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.42%) vSphere
4 3 (1.07%) Docker
4 3 (1.07%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.07%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.71%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.71%) Xen
5 2 (0.71%) Varnish
6 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (6.41%) Puppet
2 11 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.78%) Ansible
4 4 (1.42%) Nagios
5 3 (1.07%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.07%) Graphite
6 2 (0.71%) Salt
7 1 (0.36%) SCCM
7 1 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (17.44%) Salesforce.com
2 29 (10.32%) Microsoft
3 28 (9.96%) SAP
4 22 (7.83%) Oracle
5 18 (6.41%) ServiceNow
6 17 (6.05%) VMware
7 10 (3.56%) Cisco
7 10 (3.56%) Citrix
8 6 (2.14%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.78%) Adobe
9 5 (1.78%) Siebel
9 5 (1.78%) Sybase
9 5 (1.78%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.78%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (1.78%) Eloqua
10 4 (1.42%) Informatica
10 4 (1.42%) Remedy
11 3 (1.07%) Twitter
11 3 (1.07%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.07%) BMC
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