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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 249 275 293
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +18
Contract jobs citing SaaS 163 143 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.67% 0.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.54% 11.36% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 79 66
Average daily rate £500 £500 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £329 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £705 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £100.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+263.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.05 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -74.00%
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
1909 1259 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.01% 5.94% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1430 880 542
Average daily rate £475 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 11
Average hourly rate £26.25 £28.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +69.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £42.00 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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 11 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

SaaS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +22 17 £488 -2.50% 28
Canary Wharf +4 5 £700 +40.00%
Enfield - 4 £625 -
Croydon - 1 £500 - 1
Hayes - 1 £565 -
Hounslow - 1 £565 - 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 103 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (25.87%) PaaS
3 94 (25.07%) IaaS
4 74 (19.73%) Amazon AWS
5 73 (19.47%) Linux
6 58 (15.47%) Microsoft
6 58 (15.47%) JavaScript
7 55 (14.67%) Finance
8 51 (13.60%) CSS
9 49 (13.07%) Java
10 47 (12.53%) HTML
11 46 (12.27%) Project Management
12 43 (11.47%) Windows
12 43 (11.47%) Microsoft Azure
13 42 (11.20%) VMware
14 41 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
15 40 (10.67%) Python
16 38 (10.13%) SQL
17 36 (9.60%) E-Commerce
17 36 (9.60%) Salesforce.com
17 36 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
18 34 (9.07%) AngularJS
19 32 (8.53%) Web Services
19 32 (8.53%) ITIL
20 31 (8.27%) Oracle
20 31 (8.27%) CRM
20 31 (8.27%) Migration
21 30 (8.00%) Degree
22 28 (7.47%) Marketing
22 28 (7.47%) Scrum

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 13 (3.47%) OpenStack
2 8 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.13%) Skype for Business
3 7 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.60%) IIS
4 6 (1.60%) Node.js
4 6 (1.60%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.07%) CMS
6 4 (1.07%) Confluence
7 3 (0.80%) Apache
7 3 (0.80%) nginx
7 3 (0.80%) SAS
7 3 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.53%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.53%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.27%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 17 (4.53%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.67%) MS Office
3 8 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.60%) MS Project
5 3 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.53%) HipChat
6 2 (0.53%) InDesign
6 2 (0.53%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (3.73%) Eloqua
2 10 (2.67%) BigMachines
3 9 (2.40%) SAP HR
4 7 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (1.33%) Workday HCM
6 3 (0.80%) Magento
6 3 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.80%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 2 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.53%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.27%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.27%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 97 (25.87%) PaaS
2 94 (25.07%) IaaS
3 74 (19.73%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (11.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 26 (6.93%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (5.07%) Office 365
7 11 (2.93%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (2.40%) Force.com
9 8 (2.13%) Heroku
10 7 (1.87%) Google Apps
10 7 (1.87%) SuccessFactors
11 6 (1.60%) Google Analytics
12 4 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.80%) Google Drive
13 3 (0.80%) Sage Pay
13 3 (0.80%) SoftLayer
13 3 (0.80%) Taleo
13 3 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.73%) Internet
2 12 (3.20%) Firewall
2 12 (3.20%) LAN
2 12 (3.20%) WAN
3 11 (2.93%) SAN
4 9 (2.40%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (1.87%) DNS
6 6 (1.60%) FCoE
6 6 (1.60%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (1.60%) iSCSI
6 6 (1.60%) Network Security
6 6 (1.60%) Unified Communications
7 5 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.07%) LDAP
9 3 (0.80%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (0.80%) VPN
9 3 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.80%) Wireless
10 2 (0.53%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (0.53%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.87%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.73%) MongoDB
2 14 (3.73%) MySQL
3 12 (3.20%) Big Data
3 12 (3.20%) NoSQL
4 11 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.13%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.33%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.80%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.80%) Redis
8 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.53%) Essbase
9 2 (0.53%) GIS
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (6.13%) Git (software)
2 16 (4.27%) JIRA
3 11 (2.93%) Grunt
4 9 (2.40%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (1.60%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.33%) Jasmine
6 5 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.33%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.07%) Gradle
7 4 (1.07%) gulp
8 3 (0.80%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.80%) Protractor
8 3 (0.80%) Subversion
9 2 (0.53%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.53%) Bower
9 2 (0.53%) Selenium
9 2 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.27%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 55 (14.67%) Finance
2 28 (7.47%) Marketing
3 27 (7.20%) Retail
4 10 (2.67%) Banking
5 9 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.87%) Advertising
6 7 (1.87%) Publishing
7 6 (1.60%) Legal
8 5 (1.33%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.07%) Games
10 3 (0.80%) Billing
10 3 (0.80%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.53%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.53%) French Language
11 2 (0.53%) Law
11 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.27%) Automotive
12 1 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 82 (21.87%) Architect
2 70 (18.67%) Developer
3 43 (11.47%) Project Manager
4 39 (10.40%) Solutions Architect
5 36 (9.60%) Analyst
6 18 (4.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 18 (4.80%) JavaScript Developer
7 17 (4.53%) Cloud Engineer
8 16 (4.27%) Consultant
9 15 (4.00%) Angular Developer
10 14 (3.73%) Senior Developer
11 13 (3.47%) Business Analyst
11 13 (3.47%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 13 (3.47%) Enterprise Architect
11 13 (3.47%) Security Engineer
12 11 (2.93%) HTML CSS Developer
12 11 (2.93%) HTML Developer
12 11 (2.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (2.93%) Salesforce.com Architect
12 11 (2.93%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (13.60%) CSS
2 47 (12.53%) HTML
3 34 (9.07%) AngularJS
4 32 (8.53%) Web Services
5 26 (6.93%) HTML5
6 25 (6.67%) jQuery
7 24 (6.40%) CSS3
8 16 (4.27%) REST
9 15 (4.00%) .NET
9 15 (4.00%) Mason
9 15 (4.00%) Sass
10 14 (3.73%) Visualforce
11 12 (3.20%) Middleware
12 11 (2.93%) SOAP
12 11 (2.93%) XML
13 10 (2.67%) React
14 8 (2.13%) Spring
15 7 (1.87%) Backbone.js
15 7 (1.87%) MSMQ
15 7 (1.87%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.93%) Data Centre
1 26 (6.93%) User Experience
2 24 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.07%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.93%) Private Cloud
6 9 (2.40%) Public Cloud
7 7 (1.87%) PMI
7 7 (1.87%) Social Media
8 6 (1.60%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.33%) Clustering
9 5 (1.33%) FMCG
9 5 (1.33%) Statistics
10 4 (1.07%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.07%) Fintech
10 4 (1.07%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.07%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (1.07%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.80%) EMC VMAX
11 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 73 (19.47%) Linux
2 43 (11.47%) Windows
3 15 (4.00%) Unix
4 8 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.87%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.60%) Android
6 6 (1.60%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.80%) CentOS
8 3 (0.80%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.80%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.80%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.27%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.27%) Debian
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.27%) SUSE
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (12.27%) Project Management
3 41 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (9.60%) E-Commerce
5 32 (8.53%) ITIL
6 31 (8.27%) CRM
6 31 (8.27%) Migration
7 28 (7.47%) Scrum
8 27 (7.20%) Open Source
9 26 (6.93%) PRINCE2
9 26 (6.93%) TDD
10 25 (6.67%) DevOps
11 23 (6.13%) SOA
12 22 (5.87%) Front End Development
13 21 (5.60%) Service Management
14 20 (5.33%) Configuration Management
15 18 (4.80%) ERP
15 18 (4.80%) TOGAF
16 17 (4.53%) Business Analysis
17 16 (4.27%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 58 (15.47%) JavaScript
2 49 (13.07%) Java
3 40 (10.67%) Python
4 38 (10.13%) SQL
5 17 (4.53%) C#
6 15 (4.00%) PHP
7 14 (3.73%) Apex Code
8 12 (3.20%) C++
8 12 (3.20%) Ruby
9 11 (2.93%) C
10 10 (2.67%) Scala
11 9 (2.40%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.07%) Go
12 4 (1.07%) Perl
12 4 (1.07%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.80%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.53%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (0.53%) Lua
14 2 (0.53%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (8.00%) Degree
2 18 (4.80%) CISSP
3 17 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (4.00%) CCNA
5 12 (3.20%) PMI Certification
6 11 (2.93%) CISM
7 9 (2.40%) Security Cleared
8 8 (2.13%) CCSA
8 8 (2.13%) JNCIA
8 8 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (1.87%) CCNP
9 7 (1.87%) RHCE
10 6 (1.60%) PMP
10 6 (1.60%) RHCSA
10 6 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.33%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.80%) APMG
12 3 (0.80%) GCIA
12 3 (0.80%) GCIH
12 3 (0.80%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.73%) QA
2 7 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.07%) GxP
5 3 (0.80%) CDISC
5 3 (0.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.80%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.53%) COBIT
7 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (4.80%) Hyper-V
3 17 (4.53%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.93%) XenApp
5 10 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (2.40%) Docker
6 9 (2.40%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.60%) KVM
8 2 (0.53%) LXC
8 2 (0.53%) vCloud
8 2 (0.53%) vSphere
9 1 (0.27%) oVirt
9 1 (0.27%) UAG
9 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.27%) Xen
9 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (3.73%) SCCM
2 13 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.67%) Puppet
4 8 (2.13%) CFEngine
5 6 (1.60%) Ansible
6 4 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.80%) Nagios
7 3 (0.80%) SCOM
8 2 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.53%) SELinux
9 1 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.27%) Graphite
9 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (15.47%) Microsoft
2 42 (11.20%) VMware
3 36 (9.60%) Salesforce.com
4 31 (8.27%) Oracle
5 23 (6.13%) Google
6 20 (5.33%) SAP
7 19 (5.07%) Cisco
8 15 (4.00%) ServiceNow
9 14 (3.73%) Red Hat
10 13 (3.47%) Siebel
11 11 (2.93%) Rackspace
12 10 (2.67%) Citrix
13 9 (2.40%) HP
13 9 (2.40%) IBM
14 7 (1.87%) Sage
15 5 (1.33%) Atlassian
15 5 (1.33%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
16 4 (1.07%) Actimize
16 4 (1.07%) Marketo
16 4 (1.07%) Remedy
West London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Jagger Talent
Rate: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Annapurna HR
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 27 days ago