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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
England / London
Rank 210 259 258
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -1
Contract jobs citing SaaS 215 158 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.11% 0.75% 0.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.28% 8.09% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 102 84
Median daily rate £500 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £643 £718
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £22.34 £100.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £11.05

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
2955 1952 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.29% 9.25% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2240 1453 920
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 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 26
Median hourly rate £23.00 £27.95 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.69% -2.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £100.00 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -8.25%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +4 23 £513 +5.12% 30
Canary Wharf -2 3 £675 -3.57%
Chiswick - 1 £477 - 3
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 171 (35.77%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (21.34%) PaaS
3 93 (19.46%) Amazon AWS
3 93 (19.46%) IaaS
4 90 (18.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 77 (16.11%) JavaScript
6 74 (15.48%) Finance
7 73 (15.27%) Microsoft
8 72 (15.06%) Java
9 70 (14.64%) Scrum
10 68 (14.23%) Windows
11 66 (13.81%) DevOps
12 60 (12.55%) SQL
13 51 (10.67%) HTML
13 51 (10.67%) Web Services
14 47 (9.83%) Linux
14 47 (9.83%) Active Directory
15 45 (9.41%) CSS
16 44 (9.21%) TDD
17 43 (9.00%) Oracle
17 43 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
18 42 (8.79%) .NET
19 38 (7.95%) SQL Server
19 38 (7.95%) MS Excel
20 37 (7.74%) Project Management
20 37 (7.74%) BDD
21 36 (7.53%) Analytics
21 36 (7.53%) Migration
22 35 (7.32%) Degree
23 34 (7.11%) Firewall

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 24 (5.02%) IIS
2 19 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.97%) Skype for Business
3 14 (2.93%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.09%) Apache
5 8 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.46%) Apache Pig
7 6 (1.26%) Drupal
7 6 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (1.26%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.05%) CMS
9 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.84%) Mule
9 4 (0.84%) Mule ESB
9 4 (0.84%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.84%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 3 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.63%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.63%) nginx
Applications
1 38 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.14%) MS Office
3 6 (1.26%) MS Project
4 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.21%) InVision
6 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (2.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.05%) Oracle Payroll
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.42%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.21%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 102 (21.34%) PaaS
2 93 (19.46%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (19.46%) IaaS
3 90 (18.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (6.90%) Office 365
5 15 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (2.09%) GitHub
8 7 (1.46%) IBM Cloud
8 7 (1.46%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.84%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.84%) Force.com
10 3 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.63%) G Suite
10 3 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.63%) Google Drive
10 3 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.42%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.11%) Firewall
2 23 (4.81%) LAN
2 23 (4.81%) VPN
3 22 (4.60%) WAN
4 19 (3.97%) LDAP
5 16 (3.35%) DNS
6 11 (2.30%) DHCP
7 10 (2.09%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.09%) VoIP
8 9 (1.88%) Skype
9 8 (1.67%) SAN
9 8 (1.67%) SSL
10 7 (1.46%) Network Security
10 7 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (1.26%) X.509
12 5 (1.05%) Internet
13 3 (0.63%) HTTP
13 3 (0.63%) PBX
13 3 (0.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.23%) MySQL
3 22 (4.60%) Big Data
4 19 (3.97%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (2.51%) Hadoop
7 11 (2.30%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.30%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.30%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.46%) CouchDB
9 7 (1.46%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.26%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.26%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.26%) HBase
10 6 (1.26%) OLTP
11 5 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (4.81%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.88%) JIRA
3 8 (1.67%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.46%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.26%) Zephyr
6 4 (0.84%) Mocha
6 4 (0.84%) Selenium
7 3 (0.63%) CruiseControl
7 3 (0.63%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.63%) Grunt
7 3 (0.63%) gulp
7 3 (0.63%) Maven
7 3 (0.63%) Subversion
7 3 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.42%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.42%) RSpec
8 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.42%) WebDriver
General
1 74 (15.48%) Finance
2 23 (4.81%) Banking
2 23 (4.81%) Marketing
3 17 (3.56%) Retail
4 15 (3.14%) Legal
5 13 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.30%) Advertising
7 7 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.05%) Billing
8 5 (1.05%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.84%) Electronics
10 3 (0.63%) Back Office
10 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.21%) French Language
12 1 (0.21%) German Language
12 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 111 (23.22%) Architect
2 94 (19.67%) Developer
3 42 (8.79%) Analyst
3 42 (8.79%) Project Manager
4 32 (6.69%) Consultant
4 32 (6.69%) Solutions Architect
5 29 (6.07%) Cloud Architect
6 22 (4.60%) Infrastructure Architect
7 20 (4.18%) AWS Architect
8 19 (3.97%) Business Analyst
8 19 (3.97%) ServiceNow Developer
9 15 (3.14%) Technical Architect
10 14 (2.93%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (2.51%) Azure Architect
11 12 (2.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (2.30%) .NET Developer
12 11 (2.30%) Administrator
12 11 (2.30%) Data Architect
12 11 (2.30%) Java Developer
12 11 (2.30%) SaaS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (10.67%) HTML
1 51 (10.67%) Web Services
2 45 (9.41%) CSS
3 42 (8.79%) .NET
4 31 (6.49%) REST
5 30 (6.28%) SOAP
6 28 (5.86%) XML
7 26 (5.44%) React
8 25 (5.23%) jQuery
9 21 (4.39%) HTML5
10 20 (4.18%) Akka
11 19 (3.97%) Play Framework
12 18 (3.77%) CSS3
13 17 (3.56%) Node.js
14 16 (3.35%) ASP.NET
14 16 (3.35%) Middleware
15 15 (3.14%) XML Schema
15 15 (3.14%) XSL
16 14 (2.93%) Redux
16 14 (2.93%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.60%) Data Centre
2 22 (4.60%) User Experience
3 18 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.72%) CMDB
5 11 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.09%) Public Cloud
7 8 (1.67%) Fintech
7 8 (1.67%) Life Science
7 8 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.46%) Social Media
9 6 (1.26%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.26%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.05%) Blog
10 5 (1.05%) Clustering
10 5 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.05%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.84%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.84%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 68 (14.23%) Windows
2 47 (9.83%) Linux
3 28 (5.86%) Windows Server
4 19 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (3.77%) Unix
6 12 (2.51%) Windows 10
7 10 (2.09%) AIX
8 8 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.26%) Android
10 6 (1.26%) Solaris
10 6 (1.26%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.05%) HPUX
12 4 (0.84%) Debian
13 3 (0.63%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.63%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (35.77%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (14.64%) Scrum
3 66 (13.81%) DevOps
4 44 (9.21%) TDD
5 43 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (7.74%) BDD
6 37 (7.74%) Project Management
7 36 (7.53%) Analytics
7 36 (7.53%) Migration
8 33 (6.90%) ITIL
9 32 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (6.69%) CRM
10 31 (6.49%) ITSM
11 30 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (6.28%) TOGAF
12 27 (5.65%) SDLC
12 27 (5.65%) Service Management
13 25 (5.23%) SOA
14 24 (5.02%) Software Engineering
15 23 (4.81%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 77 (16.11%) JavaScript
2 72 (15.06%) Java
3 60 (12.55%) SQL
4 28 (5.86%) Python
5 26 (5.44%) Scala
6 25 (5.23%) C#
7 23 (4.81%) PowerShell
8 19 (3.97%) Perl
9 15 (3.14%) Ruby
10 14 (2.93%) PHP
11 13 (2.72%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.67%) C
12 8 (1.67%) C++
12 8 (1.67%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.05%) Apex Code
14 4 (0.84%) VB
15 2 (0.42%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (0.42%) Groovy
15 2 (0.42%) R
15 2 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (7.32%) Degree
2 26 (5.44%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.39%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.09%) CISSP
6 9 (1.88%) MCSE
7 7 (1.46%) ISEB
8 6 (1.26%) CCIE
8 6 (1.26%) CCNA
8 6 (1.26%) CCNP
8 6 (1.26%) CISM
9 4 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.84%) EMC Certification
9 4 (0.84%) MCSA
9 4 (0.84%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.84%) PMP
9 4 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.63%) CLAS
10 3 (0.63%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.97%) QA
2 6 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.26%) SLA
3 3 (0.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.63%) GAMP
3 3 (0.63%) GxP
4 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.42%) GCP
4 2 (0.42%) IFRS
4 2 (0.42%) IFRS 9
4 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.42%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.21%) GPG13
5 1 (0.21%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 47 (9.83%) Active Directory
2 22 (4.60%) Hyper-V
3 20 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.09%) Docker
5 4 (0.84%) vCloud
5 4 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.84%) XenApp
6 3 (0.63%) KVM
7 2 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.42%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.42%) vSphere
7 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (2.09%) Ansible
1 10 (2.09%) Puppet
2 8 (1.67%) AirWatch
3 7 (1.46%) SCCM
4 5 (1.05%) Nagios
5 4 (0.84%) CloudHub
5 4 (0.84%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.63%) Cacti
6 3 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.42%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.21%) Mesos
8 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.21%) SCOM
8 1 (0.21%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 73 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 43 (9.00%) Oracle
3 31 (6.49%) VMware
4 30 (6.28%) ServiceNow
5 24 (5.02%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (3.77%) Cisco
7 17 (3.56%) Google
8 16 (3.35%) HP
9 15 (3.14%) Remedy
10 14 (2.93%) BMC
11 13 (2.72%) Juniper
11 13 (2.72%) SAP
12 12 (2.51%) Citrix
13 10 (2.09%) Red Hat
14 9 (1.88%) IBM
14 9 (1.88%) Workday
15 7 (1.46%) MuleSoft
15 7 (1.46%) NetApp
15 7 (1.46%) Splunk
16 6 (1.26%) CheckPoint
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