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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 247 320 311
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -9
Contract jobs citing SaaS 175 111 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.72% 0.44% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.21% 16.77% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 78 64
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £329 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £41.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-44.99% +117.10%
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
1017 662 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.18% 2.65% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 511 320
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £547 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-52.41% +39.42%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +12 27 £525 +16.66% 20
Uxbridge - 6 £488 - 1
Chiswick - 2 - -
Brentford - 1 £400 -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 76 (21.23%) Finance
1 76 (21.23%) Java
2 71 (19.83%) PaaS
3 49 (13.69%) Cloud Computing
3 49 (13.69%) Salesforce.com
4 48 (13.41%) IaaS
5 47 (13.13%) .NET
6 41 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (11.17%) JavaScript
7 40 (11.17%) Linux
8 39 (10.89%) Windows
8 39 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 38 (10.61%) Oracle
9 38 (10.61%) Force.com
10 37 (10.34%) Visualforce
10 37 (10.34%) Apex Code
11 36 (10.06%) Migration
12 35 (9.78%) CSS
13 34 (9.50%) Project Management
13 34 (9.50%) Mason
14 33 (9.22%) HTML
15 32 (8.94%) Microsoft
16 31 (8.66%) VMware
16 31 (8.66%) C#
16 31 (8.66%) ITIL
17 30 (8.38%) Web Services
18 28 (7.82%) ASP.NET
18 28 (7.82%) Scrum
18 28 (7.82%) TOGAF
19 27 (7.54%) SQL

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (3.07%) IIS
2 10 (2.79%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (2.51%) WordPress
4 8 (2.23%) Apache
5 6 (1.68%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.12%) Node.js
6 4 (1.12%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.56%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.28%) Confluence
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.28%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.28%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.28%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.56%) MS Office
5 1 (0.28%) Vectorworks
5 1 (0.28%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 8 (2.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.96%) SAP HR
3 6 (1.68%) SimCorp Dimension
3 6 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.56%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.56%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.28%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 71 (19.83%) PaaS
2 49 (13.69%) Cloud Computing
3 48 (13.41%) IaaS
4 38 (10.61%) Force.com
5 16 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (4.19%) SuccessFactors
7 12 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (1.96%) Office 365
9 4 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.56%) Route 53
10 2 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.56%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.03%) HTTP
2 14 (3.91%) Firewall
2 14 (3.91%) Internet
3 13 (3.63%) SSL
4 12 (3.35%) TCP/IP
4 12 (3.35%) Intranet
5 7 (1.96%) DNS
6 4 (1.12%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.84%) RFID
7 3 (0.84%) WAN
8 2 (0.56%) VPN
8 2 (0.56%) FTP
8 2 (0.56%) Wireless
9 1 (0.28%) Network Security
9 1 (0.28%) IPsec
9 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.28%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.28%) TACACS
9 1 (0.28%) VRRP
9 1 (0.28%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.19%) Relational Database
3 13 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.51%) MySQL
4 9 (2.51%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.23%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.96%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.40%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.40%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (1.12%) Big Data
8 4 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.56%) HBase
10 2 (0.56%) OLAP
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.56%) DataStage
10 2 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (2.51%) NUnit
1 9 (2.51%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.23%) JIRA
3 7 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.96%) Maven
4 5 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.40%) TestNG
4 5 (1.40%) Mockito
4 5 (1.40%) DbUnit
4 5 (1.40%) Subversion
4 5 (1.40%) Bugzilla
5 3 (0.84%) Fiddler
5 3 (0.84%) WinDbg
5 3 (0.84%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.84%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.84%) SpecFlow
5 3 (0.84%) PostSharp
5 3 (0.84%) Hudson
6 2 (0.56%) Selenium
6 2 (0.56%) Axure RP
General
1 76 (21.23%) Finance
2 24 (6.70%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.03%) Banking
4 16 (4.47%) Retail
5 15 (4.19%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.68%) Advertising
8 4 (1.12%) Marketing
9 3 (0.84%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.84%) Legal
10 2 (0.56%) Publishing
10 2 (0.56%) Electronics
10 2 (0.56%) Back Office
10 2 (0.56%) Local Government
11 1 (0.28%) German Language
11 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.28%) Law
11 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 87 (24.30%) Developer
2 76 (21.23%) Architect
3 36 (10.06%) Analyst
4 32 (8.94%) Project Manager
5 25 (6.98%) Cloud Architect
6 24 (6.70%) Consultant
7 21 (5.87%) Business Analyst
8 20 (5.59%) DevOps Engineer
9 16 (4.47%) Technical Architect
9 16 (4.47%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (3.91%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 11 (3.07%) Enterprise Architect
11 11 (3.07%) Service Manager
12 10 (2.79%) .NET Developer
12 10 (2.79%) Applications Manager
12 10 (2.79%) Front-End Developer
13 9 (2.51%) Transition Manager
13 9 (2.51%) Integration Architect
13 9 (2.51%) Web Developer
13 9 (2.51%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (13.13%) .NET
2 37 (10.34%) Visualforce
3 35 (9.78%) CSS
4 34 (9.50%) Mason
5 33 (9.22%) HTML
6 30 (8.38%) Web Services
7 28 (7.82%) ASP.NET
8 25 (6.98%) XML
9 21 (5.87%) HTML5
10 13 (3.63%) AngularJS
11 12 (3.35%) CSS3
11 12 (3.35%) Middleware
11 12 (3.35%) jQuery
11 12 (3.35%) Oracle Fusion
12 9 (2.51%) REST
13 8 (2.23%) XSL
13 8 (2.23%) XSLT
13 8 (2.23%) Ajax
13 8 (2.23%) Spring
13 8 (2.23%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.19%) Open Source
2 14 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.23%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.40%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.12%) Learning Management System
5 4 (1.12%) FMCG
6 3 (0.84%) PKI
6 3 (0.84%) Social Network
6 3 (0.84%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.56%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.56%) DTV
7 2 (0.56%) Grid Computing
7 2 (0.56%) Blog
7 2 (0.56%) iPad
7 2 (0.56%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.28%) DataPower
8 1 (0.28%) iPhone
8 1 (0.28%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.28%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 40 (11.17%) Linux
2 39 (10.89%) Windows
3 13 (3.63%) UNIX
4 8 (2.23%) Solaris
5 5 (1.40%) Android
6 4 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.84%) CentOS
7 3 (0.84%) AIX
7 3 (0.84%) HPUX
7 3 (0.84%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.56%) VMS
8 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (10.06%) Migration
4 34 (9.50%) Project Management
5 31 (8.66%) ITIL
6 28 (7.82%) Scrum
6 28 (7.82%) TOGAF
7 24 (6.70%) DevOps
7 24 (6.70%) CRM
7 24 (6.70%) ERP
8 21 (5.87%) Service Management
8 21 (5.87%) Change Management
8 21 (5.87%) BDD
9 19 (5.31%) Configuration Management
9 19 (5.31%) OO
10 18 (5.03%) TDD
10 18 (5.03%) Performance Testing
11 17 (4.75%) E-Commerce
11 17 (4.75%) Performance Engineering
12 16 (4.47%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 76 (21.23%) Java
2 40 (11.17%) JavaScript
3 37 (10.34%) Apex Code
4 31 (8.66%) C#
5 27 (7.54%) SQL
6 25 (6.98%) PHP
7 19 (5.31%) Ruby
8 11 (3.07%) Python
9 9 (2.51%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.51%) Perl
10 7 (1.96%) C
11 5 (1.40%) Scala
11 5 (1.40%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.56%) C++
12 2 (0.56%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.28%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.28%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.75%) Degree
3 8 (2.23%) ISEB
3 8 (2.23%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.68%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.12%) PMP
6 4 (1.12%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.56%) CISSP
8 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.28%) CCIE
8 1 (0.28%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.40%) QA
2 3 (0.84%) GxP
3 2 (0.56%) SLA
3 2 (0.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (0.56%) GCP
3 2 (0.56%) GMP
System Software
1 17 (4.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.79%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.12%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.56%) Xen
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (7.54%) Puppet
2 17 (4.75%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.96%) Nagios
4 4 (1.12%) Salt
5 3 (0.84%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.56%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.56%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.28%) SCCM
7 1 (0.28%) SCOM
7 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.28%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.28%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.28%) WSUS
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.28%) RANCID
Vendors
1 49 (13.69%) Salesforce.com
2 38 (10.61%) Oracle
3 32 (8.94%) Microsoft
4 31 (8.66%) VMware
5 26 (7.26%) SAP
6 11 (3.07%) Informatica
6 11 (3.07%) Sybase
7 10 (2.79%) Business Objects
7 10 (2.79%) Citrix
7 10 (2.79%) Remedy
8 9 (2.51%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.96%) HP
10 6 (1.68%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.68%) SimCorp
11 5 (1.40%) Cisco
11 5 (1.40%) IBM
11 5 (1.40%) Adobe
12 4 (1.12%) Akamai
12 4 (1.12%) BMC
13 3 (0.84%) Dell
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £470 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - 1,000 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London, United Kingdom
Burberry
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £420 - £460 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
MRP Global
Rate: Excellent daily rate on offer
Posted: 28 days ago