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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 211 258 279
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +21
Contract jobs citing SaaS 238 198 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.04% 0.85% 0.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.85% 11.55% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 120 117
Median daily rate £500 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £628 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £436
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.50 - £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-39.66% +10.17%
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
3033 1714 1398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.29% 7.36% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2213 1264 989
Median daily rate £490 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 15
Median hourly rate £29.22 £21.64 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.01% -26.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.02 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £34.12 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +8 27 £500 +23.45% 46
Bromley - 2 £700 -
Kingston Upon Thames 0 1 £475 -
Feltham -5 1 £400 +39.13%
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Paddington - 1 - -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 181 (37.47%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (28.36%) IaaS
3 127 (26.29%) Amazon AWS
4 112 (23.19%) PaaS
5 96 (19.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 86 (17.81%) DevOps
7 82 (16.98%) JavaScript
8 78 (16.15%) Java
9 76 (15.73%) HTML
9 76 (15.73%) Web Services
10 75 (15.53%) Scrum
11 67 (13.87%) Microsoft
12 65 (13.46%) Finance
13 61 (12.63%) CSS
14 59 (12.22%) ITIL
14 59 (12.22%) SQL
15 56 (11.59%) Linux
16 52 (10.77%) Active Directory
17 51 (10.56%) Windows
17 51 (10.56%) HTML5
18 48 (9.94%) Project Management
19 47 (9.73%) Migration
19 47 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
19 47 (9.73%) .NET
19 47 (9.73%) TOGAF
19 47 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
19 47 (9.73%) SDLC
20 44 (9.11%) Data Centre
21 42 (8.70%) Open Source
22 40 (8.28%) TDD

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 16 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.90%) Confluence
2 14 (2.90%) OpenStack
3 13 (2.69%) Mule
4 12 (2.48%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.48%) Mule ESB
5 10 (2.07%) CMS
6 9 (1.86%) IIS
7 8 (1.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (1.66%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.24%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.04%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.83%) JBoss
11 3 (0.62%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 25 (5.18%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.48%) MS Office
3 9 (1.86%) HipChat
4 5 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.62%) MS Project
6 2 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.41%) InVision
6 2 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.69%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.86%) Workday HCM
3 6 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.24%) Eloqua
4 5 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.62%) Maximo
6 3 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.41%) SAP hybris
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 1 (0.21%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 137 (28.36%) IaaS
2 127 (26.29%) Amazon AWS
3 112 (23.19%) PaaS
4 96 (19.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 36 (7.45%) Office 365
6 31 (6.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (3.31%) Google Apps
8 11 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (1.24%) GitHub
11 5 (1.04%) Trello
12 4 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
12 4 (0.83%) Yammer
13 3 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
13 3 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.62%) Force.com
13 3 (0.62%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.41%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.14%) WAN
2 19 (3.93%) Firewall
3 17 (3.52%) LAN
4 16 (3.31%) Internet
5 14 (2.90%) Network Security
6 12 (2.48%) VPN
7 10 (2.07%) AMQP
8 9 (1.86%) DNS
9 8 (1.66%) DHCP
10 7 (1.45%) LDAP
11 5 (1.04%) HTTP
11 5 (1.04%) MQTT
11 5 (1.04%) Software-Defined Networking
11 5 (1.04%) SSL
12 4 (0.83%) OpenVPN
12 4 (0.83%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.83%) VoIP
13 3 (0.62%) Unified Communications
13 3 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.97%) Relational Database
3 23 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 23 (4.76%) NonStop SQL
4 21 (4.35%) Big Data
5 20 (4.14%) NoSQL
6 18 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (3.31%) MySQL
8 15 (3.11%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.28%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.62%) CouchDB
14 3 (0.62%) HBase
14 3 (0.62%) Oracle ODI
14 3 (0.62%) Power BI
14 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (6.42%) Git (software)
2 23 (4.76%) JIRA
3 12 (2.48%) Grunt
3 12 (2.48%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.28%) Subversion
5 10 (2.07%) RSpec
6 9 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (1.66%) Selenium
7 8 (1.66%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (1.45%) Maven
9 6 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.04%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.04%) IntelliJ
10 5 (1.04%) NetBeans
10 5 (1.04%) NUnit
11 4 (0.83%) Hudson
11 4 (0.83%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.62%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.62%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 65 (13.46%) Finance
2 32 (6.63%) Marketing
3 20 (4.14%) Retail
4 16 (3.31%) Banking
5 13 (2.69%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.86%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.45%) Legal
8 5 (1.04%) Back Office
8 5 (1.04%) Publishing
9 4 (0.83%) Brand Awareness
9 4 (0.83%) French Language
9 4 (0.83%) German Language
9 4 (0.83%) Law
10 3 (0.62%) Advertising
10 3 (0.62%) Billing
11 2 (0.41%) Electronics
11 2 (0.41%) Games
11 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 143 (29.61%) Architect
2 85 (17.60%) Developer
3 42 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
4 30 (6.21%) Security Architect
5 29 (6.00%) Analyst
5 29 (6.00%) Consultant
5 29 (6.00%) Project Manager
6 28 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
7 24 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (4.76%) AWS Architect
9 21 (4.35%) Azure Architect
9 21 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
9 21 (4.35%) Technical Architect
10 17 (3.52%) Cloud Engineer
11 15 (3.11%) AWS Engineer
11 15 (3.11%) SaaS Architect
12 14 (2.90%) AWS DevOps
12 14 (2.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 14 (2.90%) Linux Engineer
12 14 (2.90%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (15.73%) HTML
1 76 (15.73%) Web Services
2 61 (12.63%) CSS
3 51 (10.56%) HTML5
4 47 (9.73%) .NET
5 39 (8.07%) AngularJS
6 37 (7.66%) jQuery
6 37 (7.66%) REST
7 33 (6.83%) CSS3
8 31 (6.42%) React
9 24 (4.97%) SOAP
10 23 (4.76%) Node.js
11 20 (4.14%) ASP.NET
11 20 (4.14%) JSON
12 19 (3.93%) XML
13 17 (3.52%) Middleware
14 15 (3.11%) Ruby on Rails
15 14 (2.90%) RESTful
16 12 (2.48%) Oracle Fusion
16 12 (2.48%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.11%) Data Centre
2 25 (5.18%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.52%) CESG
4 17 (3.52%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.31%) CESG CLAS
6 14 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.90%) Private Cloud
7 13 (2.69%) Public Cloud
7 13 (2.69%) User Experience
8 12 (2.48%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (2.28%) PKI
10 10 (2.07%) Fintech
10 10 (2.07%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.86%) Visualisation
12 7 (1.45%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.45%) Clustering
12 7 (1.45%) CMDB
13 6 (1.24%) Replication
14 5 (1.04%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 56 (11.59%) Linux
2 51 (10.56%) Windows
3 29 (6.00%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.86%) Unix
6 7 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.24%) Solaris
8 5 (1.04%) AIX
9 3 (0.62%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.62%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.41%) CentOS
10 2 (0.41%) HPUX
10 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (37.47%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (17.81%) DevOps
3 75 (15.53%) Scrum
4 59 (12.22%) ITIL
5 48 (9.94%) Project Management
6 47 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (9.73%) Migration
6 47 (9.73%) SDLC
6 47 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 47 (9.73%) TOGAF
7 42 (8.70%) Open Source
8 40 (8.28%) TDD
9 37 (7.66%) SOA
10 30 (6.21%) PRINCE2
11 29 (6.00%) OO
12 28 (5.80%) Front End Development
13 27 (5.59%) Analytics
14 26 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (5.38%) E-Commerce
15 24 (4.97%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 82 (16.98%) JavaScript
2 78 (16.15%) Java
3 59 (12.22%) SQL
4 37 (7.66%) C#
4 37 (7.66%) Python
5 31 (6.42%) Ruby
6 18 (3.73%) PowerShell
7 16 (3.31%) Perl
8 14 (2.90%) Scala
8 14 (2.90%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.07%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.45%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.24%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.04%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.83%) Apex Code
13 4 (0.83%) PHP
13 4 (0.83%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.62%) Delphi
15 2 (0.41%) C
15 2 (0.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 38 (7.87%) CISSP
2 36 (7.45%) Degree
3 35 (7.25%) Security Cleared
4 29 (6.00%) SC Cleared
5 24 (4.97%) CLAS
6 23 (4.76%) ISEB
7 12 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.66%) CCNA
8 8 (1.66%) CCNP
9 7 (1.45%) MCSE
10 5 (1.04%) CISM
10 5 (1.04%) ISSAP
10 5 (1.04%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.04%) PMP
11 4 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.83%) MCSA
11 4 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.62%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 3 (0.62%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (6.42%) QA
3 3 (0.62%) COBIT
3 3 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.62%) SLA
4 2 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.21%) GCP
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (10.77%) Active Directory
2 29 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.93%) Docker
4 11 (2.28%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.45%) vCloud
6 6 (1.24%) XenApp
7 3 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.62%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.21%) etcd
9 1 (0.21%) flannel
9 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.21%) vSphere
9 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (3.93%) Puppet
3 14 (2.90%) Ansible
4 10 (2.07%) SCCM
5 9 (1.86%) CloudHub
6 8 (1.66%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.83%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.83%) OSSEC
8 3 (0.62%) SCOM
8 3 (0.62%) Terraform
9 2 (0.41%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.41%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.41%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.41%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.21%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.21%) logstash
10 1 (0.21%) Mesos
10 1 (0.21%) Nessus
10 1 (0.21%) Salt
10 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 67 (13.87%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.87%) Google
3 36 (7.45%) VMware
4 34 (7.04%) Oracle
5 26 (5.38%) Cisco
5 26 (5.38%) ServiceNow
6 22 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (3.93%) MuleSoft
7 19 (3.93%) SAP
8 17 (3.52%) Juniper
9 14 (2.90%) Citrix
9 14 (2.90%) HP
10 12 (2.48%) IBM
11 11 (2.28%) Adobe
12 9 (1.86%) Atlassian
13 8 (1.66%) BMC
13 8 (1.66%) NetApp
14 7 (1.45%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.24%) EMC
16 5 (1.04%) Riverbed
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