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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 198 226 309
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +83
Contract jobs citing SaaS 259 211 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.20% 0.94% 0.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.40% 10.68% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 159 90
Median daily rate £450 £500 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £324 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Median hourly rate £46.75 £100.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.25% +222.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £41.06 £28.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £100.00 £33.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £36.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-64.38% +46.00%
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
3083 1976 1394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.33% 8.76% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2289 1508 1029
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.62 £21.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.77% -4.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.28 £11.45 £13.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £100.00 £33.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +44.73%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +1 27 £425 -5.55% 26
Canary Wharf - 3 £350 -
Hammersmith +4 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £477 - 3
Paddington - 1 - -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 197 (39.88%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (23.48%) Amazon AWS
3 110 (22.27%) PaaS
3 110 (22.27%) IaaS
4 106 (21.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 91 (18.42%) Scrum
6 89 (18.02%) Java
7 88 (17.81%) JavaScript
8 85 (17.21%) DevOps
9 75 (15.18%) Web Services
10 71 (14.37%) Microsoft
11 70 (14.17%) HTML
12 65 (13.16%) Windows
13 59 (11.94%) SQL
14 55 (11.13%) CSS
14 55 (11.13%) Finance
14 55 (11.13%) Stakeholder Management
15 54 (10.93%) Linux
16 50 (10.12%) TOGAF
17 49 (9.92%) Active Directory
18 47 (9.51%) Project Management
19 45 (9.11%) Migration
20 43 (8.70%) TDD
20 43 (8.70%) REST
21 41 (8.30%) HTML5
21 41 (8.30%) ITIL
22 40 (8.10%) .NET
22 40 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
23 39 (7.89%) React
23 39 (7.89%) SDLC

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 18 (3.64%) IIS
1 18 (3.64%) Skype for Business
2 15 (3.04%) OpenStack
3 14 (2.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (2.02%) CMS
4 10 (2.02%) Confluence
4 10 (2.02%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.02%) Mule
4 10 (2.02%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.82%) Mule ESB
6 7 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (1.21%) Apache Pig
8 5 (1.01%) Apache
8 5 (1.01%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.81%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.63%) MS Office
3 6 (1.21%) MS Project
4 5 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.81%) HipChat
6 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (2.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.82%) Workday HCM
4 5 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.40%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.40%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 2 (0.40%) SAP hybris
7 1 (0.20%) Maximo
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.20%) Primavera
7 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 116 (23.48%) Amazon AWS
2 110 (22.27%) IaaS
2 110 (22.27%) PaaS
3 106 (21.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (5.47%) Office 365
5 19 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 18 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (1.62%) GitHub
9 7 (1.42%) G Suite
10 6 (1.21%) IBM Cloud
10 6 (1.21%) SuccessFactors
11 5 (1.01%) Trello
12 3 (0.61%) Force.com
12 3 (0.61%) Google Drive
13 2 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.40%) Boomi
13 2 (0.40%) iPaaS
13 2 (0.40%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.20%) AtomSphere
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.26%) Firewall
2 23 (4.66%) WAN
3 18 (3.64%) LAN
4 15 (3.04%) VPN
5 12 (2.43%) Internet
6 10 (2.02%) AMQP
7 9 (1.82%) LDAP
7 9 (1.82%) Network Security
7 9 (1.82%) Skype
8 8 (1.62%) VoIP
9 7 (1.42%) DNS
9 7 (1.42%) Software-Defined Networking
9 7 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.01%) HTTP
10 5 (1.01%) MQTT
10 5 (1.01%) SSL
10 5 (1.01%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.81%) OpenVPN
11 4 (0.81%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.87%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.26%) Big Data
2 26 (5.26%) MySQL
3 24 (4.86%) Relational Database
4 23 (4.66%) MongoDB
5 22 (4.45%) NoSQL
6 17 (3.44%) NonStop SQL
7 16 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (2.43%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.23%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.42%) CouchDB
12 6 (1.21%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.21%) Data Mining
12 6 (1.21%) HBase
12 6 (1.21%) OLTP
13 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 33 (6.68%) Git (software)
2 22 (4.45%) JIRA
3 8 (1.62%) Grunt
3 8 (1.62%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.42%) RSpec
5 6 (1.21%) Selenium
5 6 (1.21%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.21%) Zephyr
6 5 (1.01%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.01%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.01%) IntelliJ
6 5 (1.01%) NetBeans
6 5 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (1.01%) Subversion
7 4 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.81%) Hudson
7 4 (0.81%) Maven
8 3 (0.61%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.61%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 55 (11.13%) Finance
2 26 (5.26%) Marketing
3 20 (4.05%) Retail
4 17 (3.44%) Banking
5 16 (3.24%) Legal
5 16 (3.24%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.62%) Advertising
8 6 (1.21%) Back Office
8 6 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.81%) Electronics
9 4 (0.81%) Publishing
10 3 (0.61%) Billing
10 3 (0.61%) Law
10 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 126 (25.51%) Architect
2 89 (18.02%) Developer
3 39 (7.89%) Cloud Architect
3 39 (7.89%) Project Manager
4 32 (6.48%) Analyst
5 30 (6.07%) Consultant
6 28 (5.67%) Solutions Architect
7 25 (5.06%) DevOps Engineer
8 24 (4.86%) AWS Architect
9 20 (4.05%) Azure Architect
10 18 (3.64%) Infrastructure Architect
11 17 (3.44%) ServiceNow Developer
12 16 (3.24%) Security Architect
12 16 (3.24%) Technical Architect
13 15 (3.04%) Enterprise Architect
13 15 (3.04%) Linux Engineer
14 14 (2.83%) Cloud Engineer
14 14 (2.83%) Senior Architect
15 13 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 13 (2.63%) SaaS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (15.18%) Web Services
2 70 (14.17%) HTML
3 55 (11.13%) CSS
4 43 (8.70%) REST
5 41 (8.30%) HTML5
6 40 (8.10%) .NET
7 39 (7.89%) React
8 32 (6.48%) CSS3
9 31 (6.28%) jQuery
9 31 (6.28%) SOAP
10 30 (6.07%) XML
11 23 (4.66%) AngularJS
12 17 (3.44%) Node.js
12 17 (3.44%) Redux
13 16 (3.24%) XML Schema
14 15 (3.04%) Akka
14 15 (3.04%) ASP.NET
14 15 (3.04%) Middleware
14 15 (3.04%) Play Framework
15 14 (2.83%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 22 (4.45%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.64%) CESG
5 17 (3.44%) CESG CLAS
5 17 (3.44%) Public Cloud
6 16 (3.24%) User Experience
7 14 (2.83%) CMDB
8 13 (2.63%) Computer Science
9 10 (2.02%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.82%) Private Cloud
10 9 (1.82%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.62%) Fintech
12 7 (1.42%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.42%) Clustering
12 7 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (1.21%) Blog
13 6 (1.21%) PKI
13 6 (1.21%) Replication
13 6 (1.21%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 65 (13.16%) Windows
2 54 (10.93%) Linux
3 32 (6.48%) Windows Server
4 17 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (3.04%) Unix
6 10 (2.02%) Windows 10
7 7 (1.42%) AIX
7 7 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.21%) Solaris
9 5 (1.01%) HPUX
10 4 (0.81%) Debian
10 4 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.61%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.40%) Android
12 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (39.88%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (18.42%) Scrum
3 85 (17.21%) DevOps
4 55 (11.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 50 (10.12%) TOGAF
6 47 (9.51%) Project Management
7 45 (9.11%) Migration
8 43 (8.70%) TDD
9 41 (8.30%) ITIL
10 40 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (7.89%) SDLC
12 35 (7.09%) BDD
12 35 (7.09%) SOA
13 33 (6.68%) Analytics
14 29 (5.87%) ITSM
14 29 (5.87%) Open Source
15 28 (5.67%) E-Commerce
16 27 (5.47%) CRM
16 27 (5.47%) Microservices
16 27 (5.47%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (18.02%) Java
2 88 (17.81%) JavaScript
3 59 (11.94%) SQL
4 37 (7.49%) Python
5 31 (6.28%) C#
6 28 (5.67%) Ruby
7 24 (4.86%) PowerShell
8 23 (4.66%) Perl
9 22 (4.45%) Scala
10 12 (2.43%) Bash Shell
10 12 (2.43%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.02%) PHP
12 7 (1.42%) C++
13 5 (1.01%) C
14 4 (0.81%) Apex Code
14 4 (0.81%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.81%) VB
15 3 (0.61%) Delphi
16 2 (0.40%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.40%) RPG
Qualifications
1 33 (6.68%) Degree
2 32 (6.48%) Security Cleared
3 29 (5.87%) CISSP
4 27 (5.47%) SC Cleared
5 21 (4.25%) ISEB
6 17 (3.44%) CLAS
7 10 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.42%) CISM
10 5 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (1.01%) CCNA
10 5 (1.01%) CCNP
10 5 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (0.81%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.81%) MCSA
12 3 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.61%) MCDST
12 3 (0.61%) MCITP
12 3 (0.61%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.88%) QA
2 20 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.01%) SLA
4 3 (0.61%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.61%) GAMP
4 3 (0.61%) GxP
5 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) GCP
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (9.92%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.05%) Docker
2 20 (4.05%) Hyper-V
3 17 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.42%) vCloud
5 5 (1.01%) XenApp
6 3 (0.61%) KVM
7 2 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.40%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.40%) vSphere
8 1 (0.20%) etcd
8 1 (0.20%) flannel
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (3.44%) Puppet
2 16 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.23%) Ansible
4 6 (1.21%) CloudHub
5 5 (1.01%) Nagios
5 5 (1.01%) SCCM
6 4 (0.81%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.81%) OSSEC
7 3 (0.61%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.61%) Cacti
7 3 (0.61%) Terraform
8 2 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.40%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.20%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.20%) logstash
9 1 (0.20%) Mesos
9 1 (0.20%) Nessus
9 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.20%) Salt
9 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 71 (14.37%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.09%) Oracle
3 34 (6.88%) Google
4 25 (5.06%) ServiceNow
5 22 (4.45%) VMware
6 20 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (3.44%) Cisco
7 17 (3.44%) MuleSoft
8 15 (3.04%) Juniper
8 15 (3.04%) Remedy
9 14 (2.83%) BMC
9 14 (2.83%) HP
9 14 (2.83%) IBM
9 14 (2.83%) Workday
10 13 (2.63%) SAP
11 10 (2.02%) Citrix
12 8 (1.62%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.42%) Adobe
14 6 (1.21%) NetApp
14 6 (1.21%) Splunk
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