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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 286 295 302
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs citing SaaS 124 129 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.53% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.82% 19.58% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 80 55
Average daily rate
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£450 £430 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +6.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £420
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -13.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £43.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-73.71% +118.75%
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
967 659 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.19% 2.72% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 457 276
Average daily rate £450 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 2
Average hourly rate £21.56 £16.75 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.71% -64.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 +3 25 £459 +8.00% 33
Brentford -2 1 - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Barnet - - - -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 80 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (24.14%) Finance
3 61 (21.03%) Java
4 54 (18.62%) PaaS
5 52 (17.93%) Salesforce.com
6 45 (15.52%) Cloud Computing
7 42 (14.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (13.79%) IaaS
9 38 (13.10%) Force.com
9 38 (13.10%) Visualforce
9 38 (13.10%) Apex Code
10 37 (12.76%) Mason
11 34 (11.72%) .NET
12 33 (11.38%) ITIL
13 32 (11.03%) Project Management
13 32 (11.03%) Microsoft
14 29 (10.00%) SAP
15 28 (9.66%) Linux
15 28 (9.66%) VMware
16 27 (9.31%) Migration
17 24 (8.28%) Telecoms
17 24 (8.28%) Banking
17 24 (8.28%) Retail
18 23 (7.93%) Windows
19 22 (7.59%) ASP.NET
19 22 (7.59%) Oracle
19 22 (7.59%) Change Management
20 21 (7.24%) Manufacturing
20 21 (7.24%) SQL
20 21 (7.24%) HTML

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (3.10%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.76%) Lync
3 5 (1.72%) Apache
4 4 (1.38%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.38%) IIS
4 4 (1.38%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.38%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.03%) WordPress
5 3 (1.03%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.69%) Node.js
6 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.69%) nginx
7 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.34%) Drupal
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 13 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.07%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.72%) MS Office
3 5 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.03%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.38%) Workday HCM
2 4 (1.38%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 4 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.03%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.69%) CA Clarity
5 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (18.62%) PaaS
2 45 (15.52%) Cloud Computing
3 40 (13.79%) IaaS
4 38 (13.10%) Force.com
5 9 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (2.07%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (1.38%) Office 365
8 4 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.69%) Route 53
9 2 (0.69%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.34%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.83%) Firewall
2 9 (3.10%) Internet
3 8 (2.76%) Intranet
4 6 (2.07%) Network Security
4 6 (2.07%) VPN
5 5 (1.72%) HTTP
5 5 (1.72%) VoIP
6 4 (1.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (1.38%) VLAN
6 4 (1.38%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.38%) DNS
7 3 (1.03%) MPLS
7 3 (1.03%) SSL
7 3 (1.03%) WAN
8 2 (0.69%) VPLS
8 2 (0.69%) NAS
8 2 (0.69%) SAN
9 1 (0.34%) Wireless
9 1 (0.34%) IPsec
9 1 (0.34%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.07%) MySQL
3 5 (1.72%) Big Data
3 5 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.38%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.03%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.03%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.69%) OLAP
7 1 (0.34%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.34%) DataStage
7 1 (0.34%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.34%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.34%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.34%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.34%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.34%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (0.34%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (2.76%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.41%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.72%) Subversion
3 5 (1.72%) Maven
4 3 (1.03%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.03%) Axure RP
4 3 (1.03%) Hudson
4 3 (1.03%) JIRA
5 2 (0.69%) Grunt
5 2 (0.69%) Selenium
5 2 (0.69%) Mockito
5 2 (0.69%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.69%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.69%) NUnit
6 1 (0.34%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.34%) Ant
6 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.34%) TestNG
6 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
General
1 70 (24.14%) Finance
2 24 (8.28%) Telecoms
2 24 (8.28%) Banking
2 24 (8.28%) Retail
3 21 (7.24%) Manufacturing
4 15 (5.17%) Marketing
5 8 (2.76%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.07%) International Banking
7 4 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.38%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.03%) Advertising
8 3 (1.03%) Law
9 2 (0.69%) Local Government
9 2 (0.69%) Billing
9 2 (0.69%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Electronics
10 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (20.69%) Developer
2 56 (19.31%) Architect
3 45 (15.52%) Analyst
4 33 (11.38%) Consultant
5 31 (10.69%) Project Manager
6 29 (10.00%) Business Analyst
7 17 (5.86%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 15 (5.17%) Technical Architect
8 15 (5.17%) Cloud Architect
9 13 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (4.14%) Service Manager
11 9 (3.10%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (3.10%) Administrator
11 9 (3.10%) Transition Manager
11 9 (3.10%) Service Transition Manager
12 8 (2.76%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (2.76%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (2.76%) IT Consultant
13 7 (2.41%) Senior Manager
13 7 (2.41%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.10%) Visualforce
2 37 (12.76%) Mason
3 34 (11.72%) .NET
4 22 (7.59%) ASP.NET
5 21 (7.24%) HTML
6 17 (5.86%) CSS
7 15 (5.17%) Web Services
8 9 (3.10%) HTML5
9 8 (2.76%) SOAP
10 7 (2.41%) XML
10 7 (2.41%) jQuery
11 6 (2.07%) CSS3
11 6 (2.07%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (1.72%) Hibernate
12 5 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (1.72%) AngularJS
13 4 (1.38%) Spring
13 4 (1.38%) Ajax
13 4 (1.38%) JSON
13 4 (1.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.14%) User Experience
3 8 (2.76%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.76%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.76%) Open Source
4 7 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.38%) FMCG
5 4 (1.38%) PMI
6 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.69%) Data Conversion
6 2 (0.69%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.69%) iPad
6 2 (0.69%) Grid Computing
6 2 (0.69%) Clustering
7 1 (0.34%) DTV
7 1 (0.34%) iPhone
7 1 (0.34%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.34%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.34%) Social Media
7 1 (0.34%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.66%) Linux
2 23 (7.93%) Windows
3 17 (5.86%) UNIX
4 6 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.38%) CentOS
6 3 (1.03%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.03%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.69%) VMS
8 1 (0.34%) Android
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (14.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (11.38%) ITIL
4 32 (11.03%) Project Management
5 27 (9.31%) Migration
6 22 (7.59%) Change Management
7 21 (7.24%) Business Analysis
8 20 (6.90%) ERP
9 18 (6.21%) Service Delivery
10 17 (5.86%) DevOps
11 16 (5.52%) E-Commerce
11 16 (5.52%) TOGAF
12 15 (5.17%) PRINCE2
13 13 (4.48%) Service Management
13 13 (4.48%) Performance Testing
13 13 (4.48%) Performance Engineering
14 12 (4.14%) ITSM
15 11 (3.79%) Configuration Management
15 11 (3.79%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (3.79%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 61 (21.03%) Java
2 38 (13.10%) Apex Code
3 21 (7.24%) SQL
4 18 (6.21%) JavaScript
5 16 (5.52%) C#
6 9 (3.10%) C
6 9 (3.10%) Ruby
7 7 (2.41%) Python
7 7 (2.41%) PHP
8 4 (1.38%) Scala
8 4 (1.38%) Perl
9 3 (1.03%) VBA
10 2 (0.69%) C++
10 2 (0.69%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (6.21%) Degree
2 15 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.72%) CISSP
4 5 (1.72%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.72%) MCSE
5 4 (1.38%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.38%) CISA
5 4 (1.38%) CISM
6 2 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.69%) APMP
6 2 (0.69%) ISEB
7 1 (0.34%) PMP
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.34%) CCIE
7 1 (0.34%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.76%) COBIT
2 4 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.69%) QA
4 1 (0.34%) SLA
4 1 (0.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.34%) GCP
4 1 (0.34%) GMP
4 1 (0.34%) GxP
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.10%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.38%) vSphere
3 4 (1.38%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.03%) Docker
5 2 (0.69%) Xen
5 2 (0.69%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.34%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (5.86%) Puppet
2 12 (4.14%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.38%) Ansible
3 4 (1.38%) Nagios
4 3 (1.03%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.03%) Graphite
5 2 (0.69%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.34%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.34%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.34%) SCCM
6 1 (0.34%) SCOM
6 1 (0.34%) RANCID
6 1 (0.34%) Salt
Vendors
1 52 (17.93%) Salesforce.com
2 32 (11.03%) Microsoft
3 29 (10.00%) SAP
4 28 (9.66%) VMware
5 22 (7.59%) Oracle
6 15 (5.17%) ServiceNow
7 11 (3.79%) Cisco
8 9 (3.10%) Red Hat
8 9 (3.10%) Sybase
9 8 (2.76%) Informatica
10 7 (2.41%) Remedy
10 7 (2.41%) Citrix
10 7 (2.41%) Business Objects
11 4 (1.38%) BMC
11 4 (1.38%) Adobe
12 3 (1.03%) IBM
12 3 (1.03%) New Relic
13 2 (0.69%) Vertica
13 2 (0.69%) Rackspace
13 2 (0.69%) PeopleSoft
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