The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 228 255 266
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +11
Contract jobs citing SaaS 237 192 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.03% 0.81% 0.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.83% 11.34% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 122 129
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.50 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.97% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £27.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-27.37% +18.99%
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
3028 1693 1416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.15% 7.15% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2252 1223 964
Median daily rate £475 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +3.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 24
Median hourly rate £33.97 £23.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.69% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £15.20 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £44.00 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +30.43%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the London region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
City of London +9 36 £500 +17.64% 30
Bromley 0 1 £700 +60.00% 1
Kingston Upon Thames 0 1 £475 - 1
Feltham -3 1 £400 -
Westminster - 1 £575 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 London region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 161 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (29.46%) IaaS
3 125 (27.90%) Amazon AWS
4 104 (23.21%) PaaS
5 94 (20.98%) DevOps
6 83 (18.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 76 (16.96%) Java
8 75 (16.74%) JavaScript
9 74 (16.52%) HTML
10 70 (15.63%) Web Services
11 69 (15.40%) Scrum
12 66 (14.73%) CSS
13 60 (13.39%) Linux
14 57 (12.72%) Microsoft
15 55 (12.28%) ITIL
16 54 (12.05%) Finance
16 54 (12.05%) Migration
17 52 (11.61%) HTML5
18 51 (11.38%) Project Management
19 49 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
20 48 (10.71%) SQL
20 48 (10.71%) Active Directory
21 46 (10.27%) SDLC
22 45 (10.04%) Windows
23 44 (9.82%) Python
24 43 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
24 43 (9.60%) TOGAF
25 41 (9.15%) Google
25 41 (9.15%) AngularJS
26 39 (8.71%) Data Centre

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 22 (4.91%) Confluence
2 19 (4.24%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.13%) OpenStack
4 9 (2.01%) CMS
4 9 (2.01%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.01%) Mule
5 8 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (1.79%) Mule ESB
6 6 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.34%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.12%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.89%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.67%) Apache
9 3 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.67%) JBoss
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.57%) HipChat
3 12 (2.68%) MS Office
4 8 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.12%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.45%) InVision
8 2 (0.45%) MS Project
8 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (2.46%) Eloqua
3 8 (1.79%) Workday HCM
4 5 (1.12%) BigMachines
4 5 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.67%) Maximo
6 1 (0.22%) Magento
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.22%) Primavera
6 1 (0.22%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.22%) SAP hybris
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 132 (29.46%) IaaS
2 125 (27.90%) Amazon AWS
3 104 (23.21%) PaaS
4 83 (18.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (7.59%) Office 365
6 25 (5.58%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (3.57%) Google Apps
8 13 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (1.12%) GitHub
9 5 (1.12%) Trello
10 4 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.89%) Yammer
11 3 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.67%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.67%) Lucidchart
11 3 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.45%) Force.com
12 2 (0.45%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.79%) Internet
2 16 (3.57%) Firewall
2 16 (3.57%) WAN
3 14 (3.13%) VPN
4 13 (2.90%) LAN
5 11 (2.46%) Network Security
6 10 (2.23%) AMQP
7 9 (2.01%) DNS
8 8 (1.79%) DHCP
9 6 (1.34%) HTTP
10 5 (1.12%) MQTT
10 5 (1.12%) Software-Defined Networking
11 4 (0.89%) OpenVPN
11 4 (0.89%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.67%) CTI
12 3 (0.67%) Intranet
12 3 (0.67%) LDAP
12 3 (0.67%) SSL
12 3 (0.67%) VoIP
12 3 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 24 (5.36%) NoSQL
4 22 (4.91%) NonStop SQL
5 18 (4.02%) Relational Database
6 13 (2.90%) Big Data
6 13 (2.90%) RDBMS
7 12 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (2.68%) MySQL
8 7 (1.56%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.67%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (7.81%) JIRA
2 31 (6.92%) Git (software)
3 17 (3.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 17 (3.79%) Jenkins
4 13 (2.90%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (2.46%) Grunt
6 9 (2.01%) RSpec
6 9 (2.01%) Subversion
7 6 (1.34%) Maven
7 6 (1.34%) Selenium
8 5 (1.12%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.12%) IntelliJ
8 5 (1.12%) NetBeans
8 5 (1.12%) NUnit
9 4 (0.89%) Hudson
9 4 (0.89%) JIRA Agile
9 4 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.67%) Babel
10 3 (0.67%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.67%) gulp
General
1 54 (12.05%) Finance
2 26 (5.80%) Marketing
3 23 (5.13%) Retail
4 14 (3.13%) Banking
5 10 (2.23%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.79%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.34%) Legal
8 5 (1.12%) French Language
8 5 (1.12%) Publishing
9 4 (0.89%) Billing
9 4 (0.89%) Brand Awareness
9 4 (0.89%) German Language
9 4 (0.89%) Law
10 3 (0.67%) Advertising
10 3 (0.67%) Back Office
10 3 (0.67%) Games
11 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.22%) Automotive
12 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 126 (28.13%) Architect
2 64 (14.29%) Developer
3 37 (8.26%) Cloud Architect
4 36 (8.04%) DevOps Engineer
5 32 (7.14%) Analyst
6 29 (6.47%) Security Architect
7 28 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 26 (5.80%) Consultant
8 26 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
9 20 (4.46%) AWS DevOps
9 20 (4.46%) Cloud Engineer
10 19 (4.24%) Technical Architect
11 18 (4.02%) AWS Engineer
11 18 (4.02%) Azure Architect
12 17 (3.79%) AWS Architect
13 15 (3.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 15 (3.35%) Infrastructure Architect
14 14 (3.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 13 (2.90%) SaaS Architect
16 12 (2.68%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (16.52%) HTML
2 70 (15.63%) Web Services
3 66 (14.73%) CSS
4 52 (11.61%) HTML5
5 41 (9.15%) AngularJS
6 39 (8.71%) jQuery
7 33 (7.37%) .NET
8 32 (7.14%) CSS3
9 29 (6.47%) REST
10 28 (6.25%) React
11 24 (5.36%) Node.js
12 20 (4.46%) JSON
13 17 (3.79%) RESTful
14 15 (3.35%) Middleware
14 15 (3.35%) SOAP
15 14 (3.13%) XML
16 13 (2.90%) ASP.NET
16 13 (2.90%) Ruby on Rails
17 12 (2.68%) .NET Framework
18 11 (2.46%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.71%) Data Centre
2 21 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.79%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.57%) CESG
5 15 (3.35%) CESG CLAS
5 15 (3.35%) Public Cloud
5 15 (3.35%) User Experience
6 12 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.68%) PKI
7 11 (2.46%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (2.46%) Private Cloud
8 9 (2.01%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.56%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.56%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.34%) Fintech
10 6 (1.34%) Replication
10 6 (1.34%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.89%) Device Driver
11 4 (0.89%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 60 (13.39%) Linux
2 45 (10.04%) Windows
3 25 (5.58%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.56%) Unix
5 7 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.34%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.12%) CentOS
7 5 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.89%) Solaris
9 3 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.45%) AIX
10 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.45%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.22%) Android
11 1 (0.22%) Debian
11 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (20.98%) DevOps
3 69 (15.40%) Scrum
4 55 (12.28%) ITIL
5 54 (12.05%) Migration
6 51 (11.38%) Project Management
7 49 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (10.27%) SDLC
9 43 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 43 (9.60%) TOGAF
10 38 (8.48%) Open Source
11 36 (8.04%) TDD
12 31 (6.92%) E-Commerce
12 31 (6.92%) PRINCE2
13 27 (6.03%) Front End Development
13 27 (6.03%) OO
13 27 (6.03%) SOA
14 23 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
15 22 (4.91%) Software Engineering
16 21 (4.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 76 (16.96%) Java
2 75 (16.74%) JavaScript
3 48 (10.71%) SQL
4 44 (9.82%) Python
5 27 (6.03%) C#
5 27 (6.03%) Ruby
6 17 (3.79%) Shell Script
7 16 (3.57%) Perl
8 15 (3.35%) PowerShell
9 12 (2.68%) PHP
10 10 (2.23%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.79%) Scala
12 7 (1.56%) Apex Code
13 6 (1.34%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.12%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.12%) TypeScript
15 4 (0.89%) ES6
15 4 (0.89%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.67%) Delphi
17 2 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (8.04%) CISSP
1 36 (8.04%) Security Cleared
2 33 (7.37%) Degree
3 30 (6.70%) SC Cleared
4 23 (5.13%) CLAS
5 22 (4.91%) ISEB
6 9 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.12%) ISSAP
8 5 (1.12%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.12%) PMP
9 4 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.89%) CCNA
9 4 (0.89%) CCNP
9 4 (0.89%) CISM
9 4 (0.89%) MCSE
10 3 (0.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (0.67%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.67%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (4.69%) QA
3 3 (0.67%) COBIT
3 3 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.67%) SLA
4 2 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 48 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 31 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.24%) Docker
4 6 (1.34%) XenApp
4 6 (1.34%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.89%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.89%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.89%) vCloud
5 4 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.45%) Xen
7 2 (0.45%) XenServer
8 1 (0.22%) etcd
8 1 (0.22%) flannel
8 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (4.69%) Puppet
3 17 (3.79%) Ansible
4 10 (2.23%) SCCM
5 7 (1.56%) AirWatch
6 5 (1.12%) CloudHub
6 5 (1.12%) SCOM
7 4 (0.89%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.89%) HP SIM
7 4 (0.89%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.89%) OSSEC
7 4 (0.89%) Salt
7 4 (0.89%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.67%) Terraform
9 2 (0.45%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.45%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.22%) CA Service Virtualization
10 1 (0.22%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 57 (12.72%) Microsoft
2 41 (9.15%) Google
3 39 (8.71%) VMware
4 36 (8.04%) Oracle
5 27 (6.03%) Cisco
6 26 (5.80%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (4.91%) ServiceNow
8 20 (4.46%) Atlassian
9 14 (3.13%) Juniper
9 14 (3.13%) MuleSoft
9 14 (3.13%) SAP
10 13 (2.90%) Citrix
11 12 (2.68%) Adobe
11 12 (2.68%) HP
12 10 (2.23%) IBM
13 9 (2.01%) Siebel
14 6 (1.34%) EMC
15 5 (1.12%) NetApp
15 5 (1.12%) Red Hat
15 5 (1.12%) Telerik
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