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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 264 239 291
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +52
Contract jobs citing SaaS 145 183 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.77% 0.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.60% 19.06% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 131 70
Average daily rate
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£425 £434 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.32 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.10 £45.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-73.40% +37.87%
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
1368 960 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.14% 4.06% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 677 400
Average daily rate £438 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £334
% change year-on-year
- +19.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 7 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -20.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £16.53
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -15.30%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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 0 38 £438 +2.94% 57
Canary Wharf -2 4 - -
Bromley - 3 - -
Feltham - 3 £288 -
Hammersmith - 1 £625 -
Wimbledon - 1 £338 -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 78 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (22.81%) Finance
3 54 (18.95%) Java
4 52 (18.25%) PaaS
5 44 (15.44%) Web Services
6 38 (13.33%) HTML
6 38 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
7 37 (12.98%) Project Management
8 32 (11.23%) SOA
9 31 (10.88%) Microsoft
9 31 (10.88%) JavaScript
9 31 (10.88%) ITIL
9 31 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 30 (10.53%) SQL
11 29 (10.18%) Windows
12 28 (9.82%) PRINCE2
13 27 (9.47%) CSS
13 27 (9.47%) Linux
13 27 (9.47%) .NET
13 27 (9.47%) Banking
14 26 (9.12%) Amazon AWS
14 26 (9.12%) Oracle
15 25 (8.77%) SQL Server
16 24 (8.42%) Cloud Computing
16 24 (8.42%) ServiceNow
17 23 (8.07%) SAP
17 23 (8.07%) E-Commerce
18 22 (7.72%) IaaS
19 21 (7.37%) ERP
19 21 (7.37%) HTML5

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.51%) Mule
1 10 (3.51%) Mule ESB
2 8 (2.81%) IIS
3 7 (2.46%) Lync
3 7 (2.46%) Apache
4 6 (2.11%) OpenStack
4 6 (2.11%) Node.js
5 4 (1.40%) CMS
5 4 (1.40%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.40%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.40%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.05%) nginx
6 3 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.70%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.70%) Drupal
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.35%) WordPress
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.35%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 14 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.11%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.40%) MS Office
3 4 (1.40%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.35%) MS Project
6 1 (0.35%) SPSS
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 8 (2.81%) BigMachines
2 5 (1.75%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 3 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.05%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.35%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.35%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.35%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 52 (18.25%) PaaS
2 26 (9.12%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (8.42%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (7.72%) IaaS
5 16 (5.61%) Force.com
6 14 (4.91%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (3.51%) GitHub
8 4 (1.40%) Heroku
9 3 (1.05%) Office 365
9 3 (1.05%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.35%) Boomi
11 1 (0.35%) AtomSphere
11 1 (0.35%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.35%) Route 53
11 1 (0.35%) Joyent
11 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.32%) Firewall
2 12 (4.21%) Internet
3 11 (3.86%) Network Security
4 9 (3.16%) SAN
5 8 (2.81%) MPLS
5 8 (2.81%) LAN
5 8 (2.81%) WAN
5 8 (2.81%) VPN
6 7 (2.46%) VoIP
7 6 (2.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (2.11%) VLAN
8 5 (1.75%) HTTP
8 5 (1.75%) SNMP
8 5 (1.75%) SMTP
9 4 (1.40%) SSL
9 4 (1.40%) Intranet
10 3 (1.05%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (1.05%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (1.05%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.91%) MySQL
3 10 (3.51%) Big Data
4 9 (3.16%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.81%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.05%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.70%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.70%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.70%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.35%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.35%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.35%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (6.32%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.26%) Maven
2 15 (5.26%) Subversion
3 9 (3.16%) Oracle APEX
3 9 (3.16%) RSpec
4 6 (2.11%) Cucumber
4 6 (2.11%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.40%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.40%) Selenium
6 4 (1.40%) JIRA
6 4 (1.40%) WebDriver
6 4 (1.40%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.05%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.70%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.35%) FishEye
9 1 (0.35%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.35%) Grunt
General
1 65 (22.81%) Finance
2 27 (9.47%) Banking
3 19 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 17 (5.96%) Marketing
4 17 (5.96%) Manufacturing
5 13 (4.56%) Retail
6 7 (2.46%) Law
7 6 (2.11%) Games
8 4 (1.40%) Publishing
8 4 (1.40%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.40%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.70%) Advertising
9 2 (0.70%) International Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 70 (24.56%) Architect
2 63 (22.11%) Developer
3 39 (13.68%) Project Manager
4 34 (11.93%) Consultant
5 23 (8.07%) Analyst
6 16 (5.61%) Enterprise Architect
6 16 (5.61%) Business Analyst
6 16 (5.61%) Technical Architect
7 15 (5.26%) Senior Architect
8 13 (4.56%) Infrastructure Architect
9 12 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (2.81%) Administrator
10 8 (2.81%) .NET Developer
10 8 (2.81%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 8 (2.81%) ServiceNow Consultant
11 7 (2.46%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.11%) Senior Enterprise Architect
13 5 (1.75%) Scala Developer
13 5 (1.75%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
13 5 (1.75%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (15.44%) Web Services
2 38 (13.33%) HTML
3 27 (9.47%) CSS
3 27 (9.47%) .NET
4 21 (7.37%) HTML5
5 20 (7.02%) Visualforce
5 20 (7.02%) Mason
6 18 (6.32%) CSS3
7 15 (5.26%) SOAP
8 14 (4.91%) REST
8 14 (4.91%) RESTful
9 12 (4.21%) AngularJS
10 11 (3.86%) jQuery
10 11 (3.86%) ASP.NET
10 11 (3.86%) XML
11 10 (3.51%) JMS
11 10 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails
11 10 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (2.81%) SAML
12 8 (2.81%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (6.32%) Open Source
3 14 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.16%) User Experience
5 8 (2.81%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.40%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.40%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.40%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.40%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (1.05%) PKI
7 3 (1.05%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.05%) Clustering
8 2 (0.70%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.70%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.70%) Online Games
8 2 (0.70%) Social Network
8 2 (0.70%) iPad
8 2 (0.70%) iPhone
8 2 (0.70%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.18%) Windows
2 27 (9.47%) Linux
3 18 (6.32%) UNIX
4 6 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.40%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.70%) Android
8 1 (0.35%) CentOS
8 1 (0.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (12.98%) Project Management
3 32 (11.23%) SOA
4 31 (10.88%) ITIL
4 31 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (9.82%) PRINCE2
6 23 (8.07%) E-Commerce
7 21 (7.37%) ERP
8 20 (7.02%) TOGAF
9 18 (6.32%) DevOps
10 17 (5.96%) Enterprise Architecture
10 17 (5.96%) CRM
11 16 (5.61%) Business Analysis
12 15 (5.26%) BDD
12 15 (5.26%) TDD
12 15 (5.26%) Configuration Management
12 15 (5.26%) Validation
12 15 (5.26%) Migration
12 15 (5.26%) Scrum
12 15 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 54 (18.95%) Java
2 31 (10.88%) JavaScript
3 30 (10.53%) SQL
4 21 (7.37%) Ruby
5 20 (7.02%) Apex Code
6 19 (6.67%) C#
7 12 (4.21%) Python
8 9 (3.16%) PHP
9 7 (2.46%) Scala
10 6 (2.11%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.75%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.75%) C
12 4 (1.40%) Perl
13 1 (0.35%) Groovy
13 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.35%) ABAP
13 1 (0.35%) VBA
13 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (4.56%) Degree
2 11 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (2.46%) MCSE
5 6 (2.11%) CISSP
5 6 (2.11%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.75%) CCNP
7 4 (1.40%) CISA
8 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 3 (1.05%) VCAP
8 3 (1.05%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.70%) CISM
9 2 (0.70%) GIAC
9 2 (0.70%) ISEB
9 2 (0.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.21%) QA
2 7 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.75%) COBIT
4 4 (1.40%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.75%) vSphere
5 3 (1.05%) vCloud
5 3 (1.05%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.70%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.70%) Xen
6 2 (0.70%) Varnish
6 2 (0.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (4.91%) Puppet
2 11 (3.86%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.46%) CloudHub
4 3 (1.05%) Ansible
5 2 (0.70%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.70%) Nagios
5 2 (0.70%) Graphite
6 1 (0.35%) Salt
6 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 38 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
2 31 (10.88%) Microsoft
3 26 (9.12%) Oracle
4 24 (8.42%) ServiceNow
5 23 (8.07%) SAP
6 18 (6.32%) VMware
7 14 (4.91%) Citrix
8 9 (3.16%) MuleSoft
8 9 (3.16%) Cisco
9 8 (2.81%) Siebel
9 8 (2.81%) Eloqua
10 7 (2.46%) IBM
11 6 (2.11%) Adobe
11 6 (2.11%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.75%) HP
13 4 (1.40%) Dell
13 4 (1.40%) Sybase
13 4 (1.40%) Business Objects
13 4 (1.40%) F5
13 4 (1.40%) Twitter
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