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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 284 317 310
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -7
Contract jobs citing SaaS 132 116 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.46% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.00% 18.56% 24.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 76 64
Average daily rate
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£430 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £356 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +73.07%
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
1015 625 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.18% 2.48% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 440 259
Average daily rate £430 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 3
Average hourly rate £34.50 £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.94% +25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -41.66%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +5 23 £550 +12.82% 29
Uxbridge - 3 £485 -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 2
Upminster - - - -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 77 (24.21%) Java
2 72 (22.64%) Finance
3 71 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (18.55%) PaaS
5 52 (16.35%) Cloud Computing
5 52 (16.35%) Salesforce.com
6 51 (16.04%) .NET
7 50 (15.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 43 (13.52%) Visualforce
8 43 (13.52%) Apex Code
9 42 (13.21%) Mason
10 41 (12.89%) IaaS
11 40 (12.58%) Force.com
12 36 (11.32%) Project Management
13 34 (10.69%) Migration
14 33 (10.38%) Linux
15 32 (10.06%) VMware
16 30 (9.43%) Oracle
17 29 (9.12%) ASP.NET
17 29 (9.12%) Windows
17 29 (9.12%) ITIL
18 28 (8.81%) JavaScript
19 26 (8.18%) SQL
19 26 (8.18%) CSS
19 26 (8.18%) SAP
20 24 (7.55%) Telecoms
20 24 (7.55%) Performance Testing
21 23 (7.23%) Performance Engineering
21 23 (7.23%) HTML
22 22 (6.92%) Change Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 9 (2.83%) WordPress
2 8 (2.52%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.89%) IIS
4 5 (1.57%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.26%) Node.js
6 3 (0.94%) Apache
6 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.63%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.31%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.31%) Confluence
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.31%) Lync
8 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (3.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.94%) MS Project
4 3 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.26%) Workday HCM
2 4 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.26%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.63%) CA Clarity
3 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.63%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.31%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.31%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 59 (18.55%) PaaS
2 52 (16.35%) Cloud Computing
3 41 (12.89%) IaaS
4 40 (12.58%) Force.com
5 10 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (2.83%) SuccessFactors
7 7 (2.20%) Office 365
8 6 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.63%) Route 53
10 2 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.63%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.03%) Firewall
2 15 (4.72%) Intranet
2 15 (4.72%) Internet
3 13 (4.09%) HTTP
4 10 (3.14%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.83%) SSL
6 4 (1.26%) VPN
7 3 (0.94%) WAN
7 3 (0.94%) Network Security
7 3 (0.94%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.63%) VLAN
8 2 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.63%) DNS
9 1 (0.31%) PPP
9 1 (0.31%) SNMP
9 1 (0.31%) DWDM
9 1 (0.31%) MPLS
9 1 (0.31%) OSPF
9 1 (0.31%) BGP
9 1 (0.31%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.57%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.26%) Big Data
4 4 (1.26%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.26%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.94%) MySQL
5 3 (0.94%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.63%) OLAP
7 1 (0.31%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.31%) DataStage
7 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.31%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.31%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.83%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.57%) Maven
3 3 (0.94%) LoadRunner
3 3 (0.94%) DbUnit
3 3 (0.94%) WinDbg
3 3 (0.94%) Mockito
3 3 (0.94%) Axure RP
3 3 (0.94%) SpecFlow
3 3 (0.94%) Hudson
3 3 (0.94%) TestNG
3 3 (0.94%) Fiddler
3 3 (0.94%) JIRA
3 3 (0.94%) PostSharp
4 2 (0.63%) Subversion
4 2 (0.63%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.63%) RSpec
4 2 (0.63%) NUnit
5 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.31%) Ant
General
1 72 (22.64%) Finance
2 24 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 22 (6.92%) Retail
4 20 (6.29%) Banking
5 13 (4.09%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.83%) Marketing
7 8 (2.52%) Advertising
8 6 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.57%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.57%) International Banking
10 3 (0.94%) Legal
11 2 (0.63%) Local Government
11 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.63%) Publishing
11 2 (0.63%) Electronics
11 2 (0.63%) Law
11 2 (0.63%) Billing
12 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 74 (23.27%) Developer
2 62 (19.50%) Architect
3 43 (13.52%) Analyst
4 32 (10.06%) Project Manager
5 28 (8.81%) Business Analyst
6 24 (7.55%) Cloud Architect
7 19 (5.97%) Consultant
8 18 (5.66%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 18 (5.66%) Technical Architect
9 13 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (4.09%) DevOps Engineer
10 12 (3.77%) Service Manager
11 11 (3.46%) IT Project Manager
12 9 (2.83%) Service Transition Manager
12 9 (2.83%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (2.83%) Front-End Developer
12 9 (2.83%) Transition Manager
13 8 (2.52%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
13 8 (2.52%) Infrastructure Architect
13 8 (2.52%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (16.04%) .NET
2 43 (13.52%) Visualforce
3 42 (13.21%) Mason
4 29 (9.12%) ASP.NET
5 26 (8.18%) CSS
6 23 (7.23%) HTML
7 14 (4.40%) HTML5
8 13 (4.09%) Web Services
9 10 (3.14%) AngularJS
10 8 (2.52%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (2.52%) jQuery
11 7 (2.20%) CSS3
12 6 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (1.89%) XML
13 4 (1.26%) Django
13 4 (1.26%) Spring
13 4 (1.26%) Autofac
13 4 (1.26%) Hibernate
14 3 (0.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.40%) Open Source
3 13 (4.09%) User Experience
4 7 (2.20%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.89%) FMCG
6 5 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.26%) PMI
8 3 (0.94%) Social Network
9 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.63%) Blog
9 2 (0.63%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.63%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.63%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.63%) iPad
9 2 (0.63%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.63%) DTV
10 1 (0.31%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (10.38%) Linux
2 29 (9.12%) Windows
3 16 (5.03%) UNIX
4 4 (1.26%) CentOS
5 3 (0.94%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.63%) VMS
7 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.31%) Android
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (15.72%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (11.32%) Project Management
4 34 (10.69%) Migration
5 29 (9.12%) ITIL
6 24 (7.55%) Performance Testing
7 23 (7.23%) Performance Engineering
8 22 (6.92%) Change Management
8 22 (6.92%) TOGAF
9 20 (6.29%) Service Delivery
9 20 (6.29%) DevOps
10 19 (5.97%) Business Analysis
11 18 (5.66%) Data Management
11 18 (5.66%) Scrum
12 16 (5.03%) Service Management
13 15 (4.72%) ERP
14 14 (4.40%) Technical Architecture
14 14 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (4.09%) Configuration Management
15 13 (4.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 77 (24.21%) Java
2 43 (13.52%) Apex Code
3 28 (8.81%) JavaScript
4 26 (8.18%) SQL
5 16 (5.03%) C#
6 15 (4.72%) Ruby
7 14 (4.40%) PHP
8 11 (3.46%) Python
9 6 (1.89%) C
10 3 (0.94%) Perl
10 3 (0.94%) VBA
11 2 (0.63%) Scala
11 2 (0.63%) C++
12 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (5.97%) Degree
2 18 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.26%) CISSP
3 4 (1.26%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.94%) ISEB
4 3 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (0.94%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.63%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.63%) APMP
5 2 (0.63%) CISA
5 2 (0.63%) CISM
5 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.31%) CCIE
6 1 (0.31%) CCNP
6 1 (0.31%) MCSA
6 1 (0.31%) MCP
6 1 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.57%) COBIT
2 2 (0.63%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (0.63%) GCP
2 2 (0.63%) GMP
2 2 (0.63%) GxP
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.20%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.57%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.63%) Xen
5 2 (0.63%) vSphere
6 1 (0.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (5.97%) Puppet
2 10 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.63%) Ansible
3 2 (0.63%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.63%) Nagios
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.31%) OpenNMS
4 1 (0.31%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.31%) SCCM
4 1 (0.31%) SCOM
4 1 (0.31%) WSUS
4 1 (0.31%) Salt
4 1 (0.31%) RANCID
Vendors
1 52 (16.35%) Salesforce.com
2 32 (10.06%) VMware
3 30 (9.43%) Oracle
4 26 (8.18%) SAP
5 21 (6.60%) Microsoft
6 14 (4.40%) Informatica
6 14 (4.40%) Sybase
7 13 (4.09%) Business Objects
8 10 (3.14%) Citrix
9 7 (2.20%) HP
9 7 (2.20%) Remedy
10 6 (1.89%) Cisco
11 5 (1.57%) BMC
11 5 (1.57%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.26%) NetApp
12 4 (1.26%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.26%) IBM
13 3 (0.94%) Adobe
13 3 (0.94%) Akamai
14 2 (0.63%) Vertica
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £400 - 440 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
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Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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