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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 227 264 235
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -29
Contract jobs citing SaaS 208 154 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.96% 0.69% 0.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.73% 9.99% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 100 144
Median daily rate £500 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £639 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £30.66 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.02% +61.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £33.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year
-41.46% -26.37%
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
2383 1541 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.97% 6.95% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1728 1028 797
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 10
Median hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +104.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £17.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.78 £40.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +96.07%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +16 12 £494 +16.17% 31
Harrow - 2 £495 -
Canary Wharf +3 1 £400 -
Croydon - 1 - - 1
Enfield - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £475 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - - 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 120 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (27.88%) IaaS
3 91 (24.40%) Amazon AWS
4 82 (21.98%) PaaS
5 74 (19.84%) DevOps
6 67 (17.96%) Linux
7 61 (16.35%) Java
8 60 (16.09%) CSS
9 58 (15.55%) JavaScript
10 55 (14.75%) Microsoft
11 49 (13.14%) Finance
12 47 (12.60%) Python
13 46 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
14 45 (12.06%) HTML
15 43 (11.53%) Migration
16 39 (10.46%) Project Management
16 39 (10.46%) Active Directory
16 39 (10.46%) Degree
16 39 (10.46%) AngularJS
17 38 (10.19%) Windows
18 37 (9.92%) CRM
18 37 (9.92%) Scrum
19 34 (9.12%) Stakeholder Management
19 34 (9.12%) ITIL
19 34 (9.12%) SQL
19 34 (9.12%) Salesforce.com
19 34 (9.12%) JIRA
20 33 (8.85%) jQuery
20 33 (8.85%) Web Services
20 33 (8.85%) HTML5

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 21 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 19 (5.09%) Confluence
3 17 (4.56%) Node.js
4 8 (2.14%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.61%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.61%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.61%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.34%) Apache
6 5 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.34%) IIS
7 4 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.07%) Mule
7 4 (1.07%) Mule ESB
7 4 (1.07%) nginx
8 3 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.80%) CMS
8 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (5.90%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.29%) HipChat
3 12 (3.22%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.68%) MS Office
5 7 (1.88%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.80%) MS Project
7 2 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (3.75%) Eloqua
2 10 (2.68%) BigMachines
2 10 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.61%) Workday HCM
4 4 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.80%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.54%) Magento
6 2 (0.54%) Maximo
6 2 (0.54%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 2 (0.54%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.27%) SAP hybris
7 1 (0.27%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 104 (27.88%) IaaS
2 91 (24.40%) Amazon AWS
3 82 (21.98%) PaaS
4 46 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (6.43%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (5.90%) Office 365
7 13 (3.49%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (2.68%) Heroku
9 8 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (1.88%) SuccessFactors
11 6 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (1.61%) Amazon S3
12 5 (1.34%) GitHub
12 5 (1.34%) Lucidchart
12 5 (1.34%) Taleo
13 4 (1.07%) Yammer
14 3 (0.80%) Adobe Analytics
14 3 (0.80%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.80%) Google Apps
14 3 (0.80%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.29%) Firewall
2 14 (3.75%) Internet
3 12 (3.22%) VPN
4 9 (2.41%) DNS
5 8 (2.14%) DHCP
6 7 (1.88%) LAN
6 7 (1.88%) Network Security
7 6 (1.61%) Unified Communications
8 5 (1.34%) WAN
9 4 (1.07%) MPLS
9 4 (1.07%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.07%) VLAN
9 4 (1.07%) Wireless
10 3 (0.80%) SSL
10 3 (0.80%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (0.54%) CTI
11 2 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.54%) Skype
11 2 (0.54%) VoIP
12 1 (0.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.31%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.36%) MongoDB
2 20 (5.36%) NoSQL
3 12 (3.22%) MySQL
4 11 (2.95%) Big Data
4 11 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.14%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.88%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.88%) NonStop SQL
7 6 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (1.61%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 34 (9.12%) JIRA
2 21 (5.63%) Git (software)
3 19 (5.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (3.22%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (2.95%) Jenkins
6 9 (2.41%) Oracle APEX
7 8 (2.14%) Maven
7 8 (2.14%) Subversion
8 6 (1.61%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.34%) Grunt
9 5 (1.34%) JIRA Agile
9 5 (1.34%) NUnit
10 4 (1.07%) gulp
10 4 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.80%) Ant
11 3 (0.80%) Selenium
12 2 (0.54%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.54%) RSpec
12 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (13.14%) Finance
2 27 (7.24%) Retail
3 22 (5.90%) Marketing
4 11 (2.95%) Banking
4 11 (2.95%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.34%) Billing
5 5 (1.34%) French Language
6 4 (1.07%) Games
6 4 (1.07%) German Language
7 3 (0.80%) Brand Awareness
7 3 (0.80%) Law
7 3 (0.80%) Publishing
7 3 (0.80%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.54%) Back Office
8 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.54%) Legal
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Automotive
9 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 98 (26.27%) Architect
2 57 (15.28%) Developer
3 35 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
4 31 (8.31%) Analyst
5 29 (7.77%) Project Manager
6 26 (6.97%) DevOps Engineer
7 24 (6.43%) Cloud Architect
8 20 (5.36%) Consultant
9 17 (4.56%) Security Architect
10 16 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
11 15 (4.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 15 (4.02%) Technical Architect
12 14 (3.75%) SaaS Architect
12 14 (3.75%) Senior Developer
13 13 (3.49%) Administrator
14 12 (3.22%) AWS Engineer
14 12 (3.22%) Enterprise Architect
14 12 (3.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 11 (2.95%) Head of DevOps
15 11 (2.95%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (16.09%) CSS
2 45 (12.06%) HTML
3 39 (10.46%) AngularJS
4 33 (8.85%) HTML5
4 33 (8.85%) jQuery
4 33 (8.85%) Web Services
5 28 (7.51%) .NET
6 21 (5.63%) CSS3
7 15 (4.02%) JSON
8 14 (3.75%) Mason
8 14 (3.75%) RESTful
9 13 (3.49%) J2EE
9 13 (3.49%) REST
10 12 (3.22%) ASP.NET
10 12 (3.22%) Visualforce
10 12 (3.22%) XML
11 11 (2.95%) Ajax
12 10 (2.68%) SOAP
12 10 (2.68%) Spring
13 8 (2.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.97%) User Experience
2 20 (5.36%) Data Centre
3 18 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (4.02%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.75%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.41%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.41%) Private Cloud
7 7 (1.88%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.88%) Fintech
7 7 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (1.88%) Learning Management System
7 7 (1.88%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.88%) PKI
8 5 (1.34%) Statistics
8 5 (1.34%) Wiki
9 4 (1.07%) Applied Mathematics
9 4 (1.07%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.07%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.07%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 67 (17.96%) Linux
2 38 (10.19%) Windows
3 17 (4.56%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (3.22%) Unix
5 10 (2.68%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.41%) CentOS
7 5 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.07%) Solaris
9 3 (0.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.27%) AIX
10 1 (0.27%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.27%) Android
10 1 (0.27%) Debian
10 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (19.84%) DevOps
3 43 (11.53%) Migration
4 39 (10.46%) Project Management
5 37 (9.92%) CRM
5 37 (9.92%) Scrum
6 34 (9.12%) ITIL
6 34 (9.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (8.31%) Open Source
8 30 (8.04%) E-Commerce
9 29 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (7.24%) SDLC
11 24 (6.43%) TOGAF
12 23 (6.17%) Web Development
13 21 (5.63%) PRINCE2
13 21 (5.63%) TDD
14 20 (5.36%) Configuration Management
14 20 (5.36%) Software Engineering
14 20 (5.36%) Technical Architecture
15 18 (4.83%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (16.35%) Java
2 58 (15.55%) JavaScript
3 47 (12.60%) Python
4 34 (9.12%) SQL
5 24 (6.43%) PHP
6 21 (5.63%) C#
7 18 (4.83%) Shell Script
8 13 (3.49%) Ruby
9 12 (3.22%) Apex Code
9 12 (3.22%) Scala
10 10 (2.68%) Perl
10 10 (2.68%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.41%) T-SQL
12 8 (2.14%) C
13 7 (1.88%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.61%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.34%) C++
15 5 (1.34%) Go
16 3 (0.80%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.80%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (10.46%) Degree
2 19 (5.09%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.49%) CISSP
5 8 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.14%) CLAS
6 7 (1.88%) ISEB
6 7 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.61%) MCSE
7 6 (1.61%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.61%) PMP
7 6 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.34%) CCNA
8 5 (1.34%) CCNP
9 3 (0.80%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.80%) CISMP
9 3 (0.80%) ISSAP
9 3 (0.80%) VCAP
10 2 (0.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (0.27%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.68%) QA
3 1 (0.27%) COBIT
3 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 39 (10.46%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.41%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.88%) Docker
5 6 (1.61%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.07%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.07%) XenApp
7 3 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.80%) vSphere
7 3 (0.80%) Xen
8 2 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.54%) LXC
8 2 (0.54%) XenServer
9 1 (0.27%) vCloud
9 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (4.02%) Puppet
2 14 (3.75%) Ansible
3 13 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.14%) SCCM
5 5 (1.34%) SCOM
6 4 (1.07%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.07%) CloudHub
6 4 (1.07%) HP SIM
6 4 (1.07%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.80%) Salt
8 2 (0.54%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.54%) SELinux
8 2 (0.54%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.27%) CA Service Virtualization
9 1 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.27%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.27%) Nagios
9 1 (0.27%) OPNET
9 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.12%) Salesforce.com
3 32 (8.58%) VMware
4 30 (8.04%) Oracle
5 24 (6.43%) Atlassian
6 21 (5.63%) Cisco
7 18 (4.83%) Google
8 17 (4.56%) SAP
9 14 (3.75%) ServiceNow
9 14 (3.75%) Siebel
10 13 (3.49%) Citrix
11 11 (2.95%) HP
12 6 (1.61%) Adobe
12 6 (1.61%) MuleSoft
12 6 (1.61%) Sage
13 5 (1.34%) AppDynamics
13 5 (1.34%) Rackspace
13 5 (1.34%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.34%) Telerik
14 4 (1.07%) NetApp
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