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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 246 237 314
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +77
Contract jobs citing SaaS 164 182 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.74% 0.81% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.05% 17.47% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 138 55
Average daily rate
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£450 £430 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £578 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.91% -5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £45.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-26.37% +24.65%
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
1484 1042 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.73% 4.62% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1011 725 415
Average daily rate £425 £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.00 £76.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £13.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+92.59% -50.45%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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 +12 48 £450 +5.26% 76
Canary Wharf -6 4 - -
Brentford - 3 £413 - 1
Feltham - 3 £288 -
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £338 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 72 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (22.76%) Finance
3 58 (18.59%) Java
4 54 (17.31%) PaaS
5 50 (16.03%) Web Services
6 44 (14.10%) ITIL
7 43 (13.78%) Project Management
8 42 (13.46%) Microsoft
9 40 (12.82%) HTML
10 38 (12.18%) Windows
10 38 (12.18%) Linux
11 37 (11.86%) Salesforce.com
12 36 (11.54%) SQL
13 35 (11.22%) JavaScript
14 33 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
15 31 (9.94%) PRINCE2
15 31 (9.94%) SOA
16 29 (9.29%) CSS
17 28 (8.97%) Oracle
17 28 (8.97%) SQL Server
18 27 (8.65%) ERP
18 27 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
18 27 (8.65%) Banking
18 27 (8.65%) HTML5
18 27 (8.65%) IaaS
18 27 (8.65%) DevOps
19 26 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
19 26 (8.33%) .NET
20 25 (8.01%) ServiceNow
21 24 (7.69%) Data Centre

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 10 (3.21%) Node.js
1 10 (3.21%) Mule ESB
1 10 (3.21%) Mule
2 8 (2.56%) IIS
3 7 (2.24%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.24%) Apache
4 6 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.60%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.28%) CMS
6 4 (1.28%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.64%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.32%) nginx
8 1 (0.32%) WordPress
8 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.32%) Drupal
8 1 (0.32%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.32%) SAS
8 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.88%) MS Office
3 7 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.60%) MS Project
6 4 (1.28%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.32%) SPSS
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 8 (2.56%) BigMachines
2 6 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.28%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 3 (0.96%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.96%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.32%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.32%) Unica
6 1 (0.32%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.32%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 54 (17.31%) PaaS
2 33 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (8.65%) IaaS
4 26 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (5.13%) Force.com
6 14 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (3.21%) GitHub
8 8 (2.56%) Office 365
9 4 (1.28%) Heroku
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.32%) Yammer
10 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.32%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.32%) Silverpop
10 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.32%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.09%) Firewall
2 14 (4.49%) Network Security
3 12 (3.85%) Internet
3 12 (3.85%) LAN
4 11 (3.53%) VPN
5 10 (3.21%) WAN
6 8 (2.56%) SAN
7 7 (2.24%) MPLS
8 6 (1.92%) SNMP
8 6 (1.92%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.92%) DNS
8 6 (1.92%) SSL
8 6 (1.92%) SMTP
8 6 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (1.60%) VLAN
10 4 (1.28%) NetScaler
10 4 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (1.28%) Software-Defined Networking
10 4 (1.28%) HTTP
11 3 (0.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.45%) MySQL
3 12 (3.85%) Big Data
4 11 (3.53%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.24%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.28%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.96%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Power View
8 2 (0.64%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.64%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.64%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.32%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 17 (5.45%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.49%) Subversion
3 13 (4.17%) Maven
4 10 (3.21%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.88%) RSpec
6 8 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
6 8 (2.56%) Selenium
7 7 (2.24%) Jasmine
8 5 (1.60%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (1.60%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.28%) JIRA
9 4 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.96%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.96%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.96%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.32%) Ant
11 1 (0.32%) Robot Framework
11 1 (0.32%) Hudson
11 1 (0.32%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.32%) FishEye
General
1 71 (22.76%) Finance
2 27 (8.65%) Banking
3 23 (7.37%) Retail
4 22 (7.05%) Telecoms
5 18 (5.77%) Marketing
6 17 (5.45%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.24%) Law
8 6 (1.92%) Publishing
8 6 (1.92%) Games
9 4 (1.28%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.96%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.64%) Advertising
12 1 (0.32%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.32%) International Banking
12 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (21.47%) Architect
2 65 (20.83%) Developer
3 40 (12.82%) Project Manager
4 29 (9.29%) Analyst
5 25 (8.01%) Consultant
6 19 (6.09%) Business Analyst
7 18 (5.77%) Technical Architect
8 17 (5.45%) Enterprise Architect
9 16 (5.13%) Senior Architect
10 12 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (3.21%) Administrator
11 10 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (2.88%) Front-End Developer
12 9 (2.88%) DevOps Engineer
13 8 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
14 7 (2.24%) Senior Developer
15 6 (1.92%) Senior Enterprise Architect
15 6 (1.92%) Cloud Architect
15 6 (1.92%) .NET Developer
15 6 (1.92%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (16.03%) Web Services
2 40 (12.82%) HTML
3 29 (9.29%) CSS
4 27 (8.65%) HTML5
5 26 (8.33%) .NET
6 23 (7.37%) CSS3
7 21 (6.73%) Visualforce
7 21 (6.73%) Mason
8 13 (4.17%) AngularJS
9 12 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (3.85%) REST
9 12 (3.85%) RESTful
10 11 (3.53%) Ruby on Rails
10 11 (3.53%) SOAP
10 11 (3.53%) XML
11 10 (3.21%) JMS
11 10 (3.21%) jQuery
12 9 (2.88%) SAML
13 8 (2.56%) Backbone.js
13 8 (2.56%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.41%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.21%) User Experience
4 10 (3.21%) Public Cloud
5 9 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.92%) PKI
8 4 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
8 4 (1.28%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.96%) CMDB
9 3 (0.96%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.64%) iPad
10 2 (0.64%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (0.64%) Clustering
10 2 (0.64%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.64%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.64%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.18%) Windows
1 38 (12.18%) Linux
2 17 (5.45%) UNIX
3 7 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.92%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.60%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.28%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.96%) Android
8 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.32%) CentOS
8 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.32%) AIX
8 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (14.10%) ITIL
3 43 (13.78%) Project Management
4 31 (9.94%) PRINCE2
4 31 (9.94%) SOA
5 27 (8.65%) ERP
5 27 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (8.65%) DevOps
6 24 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 22 (7.05%) TOGAF
7 22 (7.05%) Open Source
8 20 (6.41%) Analytics
9 18 (5.77%) Enterprise Architecture
9 18 (5.77%) TDD
10 17 (5.45%) Change Management
10 17 (5.45%) BDD
11 16 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (4.81%) Business Analysis
12 15 (4.81%) Validation
12 15 (4.81%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 58 (18.59%) Java
2 36 (11.54%) SQL
3 35 (11.22%) JavaScript
4 21 (6.73%) Apex Code
4 21 (6.73%) Ruby
5 15 (4.81%) C#
6 13 (4.17%) Python
7 9 (2.88%) PHP
8 7 (2.24%) C
8 7 (2.24%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.92%) Perl
10 5 (1.60%) Scala
10 5 (1.60%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.60%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.96%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.96%) C++
11 3 (0.96%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.64%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.32%) Groovy
13 1 (0.32%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 21 (6.73%) Degree
2 13 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 13 (4.17%) CISSP
3 11 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (3.21%) CISM
4 10 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (2.56%) CISA
5 8 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.92%) CCNP
7 5 (1.60%) CCNA
8 4 (1.28%) VCAP
8 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 4 (1.28%) MCSE
8 4 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (0.96%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.96%) JNCIA
9 3 (0.96%) MCP
9 3 (0.96%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (3.85%) QA
2 5 (1.60%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.60%) COBIT
3 4 (1.28%) SLA
4 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) EMIR
System Software
1 21 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.81%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.60%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.28%) vCloud
4 4 (1.28%) vSphere
5 3 (0.96%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.64%) Xen
7 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.32%) Docker
7 1 (0.32%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (4.81%) Puppet
2 9 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.24%) CloudHub
4 5 (1.60%) Nagios
5 4 (1.28%) SmokePing
5 4 (1.28%) ZABBIX
5 4 (1.28%) Cacti
6 3 (0.96%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.64%) Ansible
8 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.32%) Salt
8 1 (0.32%) Graphite
8 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 42 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 37 (11.86%) Salesforce.com
3 28 (8.97%) Oracle
4 25 (8.01%) ServiceNow
5 23 (7.37%) VMware
6 18 (5.77%) SAP
7 14 (4.49%) Citrix
8 10 (3.21%) IBM
9 9 (2.88%) MuleSoft
10 8 (2.56%) Eloqua
10 8 (2.56%) Siebel
11 6 (1.92%) Remedy
11 6 (1.92%) HP
12 5 (1.60%) Adobe
12 5 (1.60%) McAfee
12 5 (1.60%) Rackspace
12 5 (1.60%) F5
13 4 (1.28%) 3PAR
13 4 (1.28%) Twitter
13 4 (1.28%) CheckPoint
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