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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 209 257 249
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -8
Contract jobs citing SaaS 244 179 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.13% 0.78% 0.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.41% 10.72% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 119 134
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £559
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £35.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.25 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+20.67% -64.28%
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
2594 1670 1280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.96% 7.27% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1935 1146 861
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 23
Median hourly rate £23.50 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.85% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £17.15 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.15 £40.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £26.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +73.33%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +4 21 £500 +4.71% 25
Harrow - 2 £495 -
Canary Wharf +3 1 £400 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £475 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £575 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 150 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (25.25%) IaaS
3 100 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 81 (20.25%) DevOps
5 79 (19.75%) PaaS
6 74 (18.50%) JavaScript
7 71 (17.75%) Java
8 66 (16.50%) CSS
9 64 (16.00%) HTML
10 59 (14.75%) Linux
11 56 (14.00%) Scrum
12 55 (13.75%) Web Services
13 54 (13.50%) Finance
13 54 (13.50%) Microsoft Azure
14 52 (13.00%) Microsoft
15 50 (12.50%) ITIL
16 45 (11.25%) Active Directory
17 43 (10.75%) HTML5
17 43 (10.75%) AngularJS
18 42 (10.50%) SQL
19 41 (10.25%) Python
20 39 (9.75%) Oracle
20 39 (9.75%) Project Management
21 38 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
22 37 (9.25%) Migration
22 37 (9.25%) VMware
22 37 (9.25%) SDLC
23 34 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
23 34 (8.50%) Degree
23 34 (8.50%) jQuery

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 (5.25%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.75%) Confluence
3 9 (2.25%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.00%) OpenStack
5 7 (1.75%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.75%) CMS
6 6 (1.50%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.25%) Apache
7 5 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.25%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.00%) Mule
8 4 (1.00%) Mule ESB
8 4 (1.00%) nginx
9 3 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.75%) IIS
9 3 (0.75%) JBoss
9 3 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 22 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.50%) HipChat
3 10 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.75%) OmniGraffle
5 6 (1.50%) MS Office
6 5 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (1.00%) MS Project
8 3 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (3.75%) Eloqua
2 9 (2.25%) BigMachines
2 9 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.75%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.50%) Magento
4 2 (0.50%) Maximo
4 2 (0.50%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.25%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.25%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 101 (25.25%) IaaS
2 100 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 79 (19.75%) PaaS
4 54 (13.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 27 (6.75%) Office 365
6 25 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (3.75%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (2.50%) Google Apps
8 10 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (2.25%) Heroku
10 6 (1.50%) SuccessFactors
11 5 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (1.25%) GitHub
11 5 (1.25%) Lucidchart
11 5 (1.25%) Taleo
12 4 (1.00%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
13 3 (0.75%) Force.com
13 3 (0.75%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.75%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.00%) Firewall
1 16 (4.00%) Internet
2 12 (3.00%) VPN
3 9 (2.25%) DNS
4 8 (2.00%) DHCP
5 7 (1.75%) Network Security
6 6 (1.50%) LAN
7 4 (1.00%) MPLS
7 4 (1.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.00%) VLAN
8 3 (0.75%) AMQP
8 3 (0.75%) CTI
8 3 (0.75%) MQTT
8 3 (0.75%) SSL
8 3 (0.75%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (0.75%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.75%) WAN
8 3 (0.75%) Wireless
9 2 (0.50%) LDAP
9 2 (0.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.75%) NoSQL
3 22 (5.50%) MongoDB
4 19 (4.75%) MySQL
5 15 (3.75%) NonStop SQL
5 15 (3.75%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.00%) RDBMS
7 11 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.50%) Big Data
9 8 (2.00%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.50%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.50%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 31 (7.75%) JIRA
2 29 (7.25%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (3.00%) Jenkins
5 10 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (2.00%) Maven
6 8 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
6 8 (2.00%) RSpec
6 8 (2.00%) Subversion
7 6 (1.50%) Grunt
8 5 (1.25%) JIRA Agile
8 5 (1.25%) NUnit
8 5 (1.25%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.00%) gulp
9 4 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.75%) Ant
10 3 (0.75%) Babel
10 3 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (13.50%) Finance
2 24 (6.00%) Retail
3 21 (5.25%) Marketing
4 13 (3.25%) Banking
5 11 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.50%) French Language
7 5 (1.25%) Billing
7 5 (1.25%) German Language
8 4 (1.00%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.75%) Brand Awareness
9 3 (0.75%) Games
9 3 (0.75%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.50%) Advertising
10 2 (0.50%) Automotive
10 2 (0.50%) Back Office
10 2 (0.50%) Law
11 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Legal
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (24.50%) Architect
2 68 (17.00%) Developer
3 32 (8.00%) Analyst
4 31 (7.75%) Solutions Architect
5 28 (7.00%) Consultant
6 26 (6.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 25 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 23 (5.75%) Cloud Architect
9 19 (4.75%) Security Architect
10 16 (4.00%) Technical Architect
11 15 (3.75%) AWS DevOps
11 15 (3.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 13 (3.25%) Administrator
12 13 (3.25%) Senior Developer
13 11 (2.75%) AWS Engineer
13 11 (2.75%) Head of DevOps
14 10 (2.50%) Cloud Engineer
14 10 (2.50%) SaaS Analyst
14 10 (2.50%) SaaS Architect
14 10 (2.50%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (16.50%) CSS
2 64 (16.00%) HTML
3 55 (13.75%) Web Services
4 43 (10.75%) AngularJS
4 43 (10.75%) HTML5
5 34 (8.50%) jQuery
6 28 (7.00%) .NET
6 28 (7.00%) CSS3
7 23 (5.75%) REST
8 19 (4.75%) Node.js
9 17 (4.25%) RESTful
10 16 (4.00%) JSON
11 14 (3.50%) Mason
11 14 (3.50%) React
11 14 (3.50%) Ruby on Rails
11 14 (3.50%) SOAP
12 12 (3.00%) Backbone.js
12 12 (3.00%) J2EE
12 12 (3.00%) XML
13 11 (2.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.00%) User Experience
2 23 (5.75%) Data Centre
3 20 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.50%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.50%) CESG
5 10 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.25%) Private Cloud
7 8 (2.00%) CESG CLAS
7 8 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.75%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.50%) Fintech
9 6 (1.50%) Learning Management System
9 6 (1.50%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.50%) PKI
9 6 (1.50%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.25%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.25%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.25%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 59 (14.75%) Linux
2 32 (8.00%) Windows
3 16 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (2.50%) Unix
5 9 (2.25%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.75%) CentOS
7 4 (1.00%) Solaris
7 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.25%) AIX
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.25%) Debian
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (20.25%) DevOps
3 56 (14.00%) Scrum
4 50 (12.50%) ITIL
5 39 (9.75%) Project Management
6 38 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (9.25%) Migration
7 37 (9.25%) SDLC
8 34 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (7.75%) Open Source
10 29 (7.25%) E-Commerce
11 28 (7.00%) PRINCE2
11 28 (7.00%) TDD
12 27 (6.75%) CRM
13 25 (6.25%) TOGAF
14 22 (5.50%) Software Engineering
14 22 (5.50%) Technical Architecture
15 21 (5.25%) OO
15 21 (5.25%) SOA
15 21 (5.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (18.50%) JavaScript
2 71 (17.75%) Java
3 42 (10.50%) SQL
4 41 (10.25%) Python
5 26 (6.50%) C#
6 24 (6.00%) Ruby
7 23 (5.75%) PHP
8 17 (4.25%) Scala
9 14 (3.50%) Shell Script
10 12 (3.00%) Perl
10 12 (3.00%) PowerShell
11 11 (2.75%) Apex Code
12 9 (2.25%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.75%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.50%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.25%) C
15 5 (1.25%) Go
16 4 (1.00%) ES6
16 4 (1.00%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (8.50%) Degree
2 22 (5.50%) Security Cleared
3 21 (5.25%) CISSP
4 16 (4.00%) CLAS
4 16 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 15 (3.75%) ISEB
6 8 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.25%) CCNA
8 5 (1.25%) CCNP
8 5 (1.25%) MCSE
8 5 (1.25%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.25%) PMP
9 4 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.75%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.75%) CISMP
10 3 (0.75%) ISSAP
10 3 (0.75%) VCAP
11 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.50%) QA
3 3 (0.75%) COBIT
3 3 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (11.25%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.75%) Docker
4 8 (2.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.50%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.00%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.00%) XenApp
8 3 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.50%) LXC
9 2 (0.50%) vSphere
9 2 (0.50%) Xen
9 2 (0.50%) XenServer
10 1 (0.25%) vCloud
10 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (4.25%) Puppet
2 15 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (3.50%) Ansible
4 8 (2.00%) SCCM
5 7 (1.75%) AirWatch
6 6 (1.50%) SCOM
7 4 (1.00%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.00%) CloudHub
7 4 (1.00%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.00%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.75%) Salt
9 2 (0.50%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.50%) SELinux
9 2 (0.50%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.25%) CA Service Virtualization
10 1 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.25%) Mesos
10 1 (0.25%) SCSM
Vendors
1 52 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 39 (9.75%) Oracle
3 37 (9.25%) VMware
4 32 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (6.00%) Cisco
6 22 (5.50%) Google
6 22 (5.50%) ServiceNow
7 20 (5.00%) Atlassian
8 15 (3.75%) SAP
9 13 (3.25%) Siebel
10 12 (3.00%) Citrix
10 12 (3.00%) HP
11 10 (2.50%) Juniper
12 9 (2.25%) Adobe
13 7 (1.75%) MuleSoft
14 6 (1.50%) Rackspace
15 5 (1.25%) AppDynamics
15 5 (1.25%) NetApp
15 5 (1.25%) Red Hat
15 5 (1.25%) Telerik
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Rate: £400-550/day
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Rate: £350-450/day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: £515 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
South East London
TabSys
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago