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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
England / London
Rank 211 240 279
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +39
Contract jobs citing SaaS 215 179 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.10% 0.87% 0.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.24% 9.70% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 136 74
Median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £651 £700 £718
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £46.75 £100.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.25% +263.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £10.50

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
2971 1845 1269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.24% 8.94% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2235 1377 902
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £29.64 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.65% +7.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £100.00 £44.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +5 23 £519 +15.27% 34
Canary Wharf -3 4 £350 -50.00%
Chiswick - 1 £477 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 155 (34.60%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (24.33%) PaaS
3 101 (22.54%) IaaS
4 96 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 95 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
6 74 (16.52%) JavaScript
7 73 (16.29%) Java
7 73 (16.29%) Microsoft
8 70 (15.63%) Windows
9 69 (15.40%) DevOps
10 67 (14.96%) Scrum
11 62 (13.84%) Finance
12 55 (12.28%) SQL
13 51 (11.38%) HTML
14 47 (10.49%) Web Services
15 45 (10.04%) CSS
16 44 (9.82%) Linux
16 44 (9.82%) Active Directory
17 43 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
18 39 (8.71%) TDD
19 37 (8.26%) .NET
20 35 (7.81%) BDD
20 35 (7.81%) Project Management
20 35 (7.81%) Migration
20 35 (7.81%) TOGAF
21 33 (7.37%) MS Excel
21 33 (7.37%) Degree
22 32 (7.14%) REST
22 32 (7.14%) Analytics
22 32 (7.14%) Office 365

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 23 (5.13%) IIS
2 18 (4.02%) Skype for Business
3 13 (2.90%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.01%) Apache
4 9 (2.01%) OpenStack
4 9 (2.01%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.34%) Apache Pig
5 6 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (1.12%) Confluence
6 5 (1.12%) Drupal
6 5 (1.12%) Mule
7 4 (0.89%) CMS
7 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.89%) Mule ESB
8 3 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.67%) JBoss
8 3 (0.67%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 33 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.01%) MS Office
3 6 (1.34%) MS Project
4 3 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.45%) HipChat
5 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.22%) InVision
6 1 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.89%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.45%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 2 (0.45%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 109 (24.33%) PaaS
2 101 (22.54%) IaaS
3 96 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 95 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
5 32 (7.14%) Office 365
6 15 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (2.23%) GitHub
9 7 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (1.56%) SuccessFactors
10 6 (1.34%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.89%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.89%) Force.com
12 3 (0.67%) Google Drive
13 2 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.45%) Boomi
13 2 (0.45%) iPaaS
13 2 (0.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.70%) Firewall
2 27 (6.03%) WAN
3 23 (5.13%) LAN
4 18 (4.02%) VPN
5 15 (3.35%) LDAP
6 13 (2.90%) DNS
7 11 (2.46%) Network Security
8 9 (2.01%) Skype
8 9 (2.01%) VoIP
9 8 (1.79%) DHCP
9 8 (1.79%) SAN
10 7 (1.56%) Internet
10 7 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.34%) SSL
11 6 (1.34%) TCP/IP
11 6 (1.34%) X.509
12 5 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.67%) Software-Defined Networking
13 3 (0.67%) Unified Communications
13 3 (0.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.58%) MySQL
3 24 (5.36%) Big Data
4 19 (4.24%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.68%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.46%) Hadoop
7 10 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.01%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.56%) CouchDB
9 7 (1.56%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.34%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.34%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.34%) HBase
10 6 (1.34%) OLTP
10 6 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.67%) NonStop SQL
12 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 23 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.13%) JIRA
3 8 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.34%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.34%) Zephyr
5 5 (1.12%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.12%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.89%) Grunt
6 4 (0.89%) Selenium
7 3 (0.67%) CruiseControl
7 3 (0.67%) Mocha
7 3 (0.67%) Subversion
7 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (0.67%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.45%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.45%) Maven
8 2 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.45%) RSpec
8 2 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 62 (13.84%) Finance
2 23 (5.13%) Marketing
3 22 (4.91%) Banking
4 18 (4.02%) Retail
5 15 (3.35%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.13%) Legal
7 11 (2.46%) Advertising
8 7 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.89%) Electronics
9 4 (0.89%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.67%) Back Office
10 3 (0.67%) Billing
10 3 (0.67%) Law
10 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.22%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.22%) French Language
12 1 (0.22%) German Language
12 1 (0.22%) Publishing
12 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 118 (26.34%) Architect
2 83 (18.53%) Developer
3 37 (8.26%) Cloud Architect
3 37 (8.26%) Project Manager
4 34 (7.59%) Analyst
5 31 (6.92%) Solutions Architect
6 26 (5.80%) AWS Architect
7 24 (5.36%) Consultant
8 21 (4.69%) Infrastructure Architect
9 18 (4.02%) Azure Architect
10 15 (3.35%) ServiceNow Developer
11 14 (3.13%) Business Analyst
12 13 (2.90%) DevOps Engineer
12 13 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (2.90%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (2.68%) Enterprise Architect
13 12 (2.68%) Java Developer
13 12 (2.68%) SaaS Architect
13 12 (2.68%) Security Architect
13 12 (2.68%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (11.38%) HTML
2 47 (10.49%) Web Services
3 45 (10.04%) CSS
4 37 (8.26%) .NET
5 32 (7.14%) REST
6 27 (6.03%) jQuery
6 27 (6.03%) SOAP
6 27 (6.03%) XML
7 26 (5.80%) React
8 25 (5.58%) HTML5
9 21 (4.69%) CSS3
10 16 (3.57%) Akka
10 16 (3.57%) Middleware
11 15 (3.35%) Node.js
11 15 (3.35%) Play Framework
11 15 (3.35%) Redux
11 15 (3.35%) XML Schema
11 15 (3.35%) XSL
12 14 (3.13%) AngularJS
13 12 (2.68%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.47%) Data Centre
2 22 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.69%) User Experience
4 20 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.90%) CMDB
5 13 (2.90%) Public Cloud
6 12 (2.68%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.01%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.01%) Private Cloud
8 8 (1.79%) Fintech
9 7 (1.56%) Life Science
10 6 (1.34%) Blog
10 6 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.34%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.34%) Social Media
10 6 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.34%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.12%) Clustering
12 4 (0.89%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 70 (15.63%) Windows
2 44 (9.82%) Linux
3 28 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 18 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (3.79%) Unix
6 12 (2.68%) Windows 10
7 8 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.56%) AIX
9 6 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.34%) Solaris
10 5 (1.12%) HPUX
11 4 (0.89%) Debian
12 3 (0.67%) Android
12 3 (0.67%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.67%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.45%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (34.60%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (15.40%) DevOps
3 67 (14.96%) Scrum
4 43 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (8.71%) TDD
6 35 (7.81%) BDD
6 35 (7.81%) Migration
6 35 (7.81%) Project Management
6 35 (7.81%) TOGAF
7 32 (7.14%) Analytics
8 30 (6.70%) ITSM
9 29 (6.47%) ITIL
10 27 (6.03%) CRM
10 27 (6.03%) SDLC
11 26 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (5.80%) Open Source
11 26 (5.80%) Service Management
11 26 (5.80%) SOA
12 24 (5.36%) Software Engineering
13 23 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 74 (16.52%) JavaScript
2 73 (16.29%) Java
3 55 (12.28%) SQL
4 26 (5.80%) Python
5 23 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 23 (5.13%) Scala
6 21 (4.69%) C#
7 17 (3.79%) Perl
8 13 (2.90%) PHP
8 13 (2.90%) Ruby
9 10 (2.23%) Bash Shell
9 10 (2.23%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.79%) C++
11 5 (1.12%) Apex Code
11 5 (1.12%) C
12 4 (0.89%) VB
13 3 (0.67%) Delphi
14 2 (0.45%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (0.45%) Groovy
14 2 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (7.37%) Degree
2 24 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.02%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (3.13%) CISSP
6 11 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.79%) MCSE
8 7 (1.56%) ISEB
9 6 (1.34%) CCIE
9 6 (1.34%) CCNA
9 6 (1.34%) CCNP
9 6 (1.34%) CISM
10 5 (1.12%) AWS Certification
10 5 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.89%) EMC Certification
11 4 (0.89%) MCSA
12 3 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.67%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.91%) QA
2 7 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.67%) GAMP
3 3 (0.67%) GxP
4 2 (0.45%) GCP
4 2 (0.45%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (9.82%) Active Directory
2 22 (4.91%) Hyper-V
3 21 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.56%) Docker
4 7 (1.56%) vCloud
5 5 (1.12%) XenApp
6 3 (0.67%) KVM
7 2 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.45%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.45%) vSphere
8 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (2.01%) Puppet
2 7 (1.56%) AirWatch
3 6 (1.34%) Nagios
3 6 (1.34%) SCCM
4 5 (1.12%) Ansible
4 5 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.89%) CloudHub
6 3 (0.67%) Cacti
7 2 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.45%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.45%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.22%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.22%) Consul
8 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.22%) Mesos
8 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.22%) Salt
8 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 73 (16.29%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.70%) Oracle
3 26 (5.80%) VMware
4 25 (5.58%) Google
5 23 (5.13%) ServiceNow
6 20 (4.46%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (4.24%) Cisco
8 15 (3.35%) HP
8 15 (3.35%) Remedy
9 14 (3.13%) BMC
9 14 (3.13%) Citrix
10 13 (2.90%) IBM
10 13 (2.90%) SAP
11 11 (2.46%) Juniper
12 10 (2.23%) Red Hat
13 9 (2.01%) MuleSoft
14 7 (1.56%) EMC
14 7 (1.56%) Workday
15 6 (1.34%) NetApp
15 6 (1.34%) Splunk
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