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 30 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 247 240 299
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +59
Contract jobs citing SaaS 180 180 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.77% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.21% 14.93% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 134 74
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £45.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-61.53% +17.41%
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
1606 1206 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.85% 5.18% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1122 807 525
Average daily rate £425 £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £290
% change year-on-year
- +33.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.75 £83.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+63.93% -52.34%

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 30 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 30 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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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 +17 54 £476 +5.83% 52
Brentford - 4 £400 -
Feltham - 3 - -
West Drayton +1 1 £563 -6.25%
Bromley - 1 £438 -
Docklands, London - 1 £480 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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 73 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (21.02%) Finance
3 66 (19.82%) Java
4 57 (17.12%) PaaS
5 50 (15.02%) Microsoft
6 49 (14.71%) Web Services
7 47 (14.11%) ITIL
8 45 (13.51%) HTML
8 45 (13.51%) Project Management
9 44 (13.21%) Linux
10 43 (12.91%) Windows
11 41 (12.31%) JavaScript
12 39 (11.71%) SQL
12 39 (11.71%) Amazon AWS
13 36 (10.81%) Salesforce.com
14 34 (10.21%) CSS
15 33 (9.91%) Oracle
15 33 (9.91%) SQL Server
16 32 (9.61%) PRINCE2
16 32 (9.61%) HTML5
17 31 (9.31%) DevOps
17 31 (9.31%) VMware
18 30 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
19 29 (8.71%) E-Commerce
19 29 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
19 29 (8.71%) Cloud Computing
19 29 (8.71%) IaaS
20 28 (8.41%) Banking
21 27 (8.11%) SOA
21 27 (8.11%) .NET

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 13 (3.90%) Node.js
2 11 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.00%) IIS
3 10 (3.00%) Apache
4 8 (2.40%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.10%) Mule
5 7 (2.10%) OpenStack
5 7 (2.10%) Mule ESB
6 5 (1.50%) CMS
6 5 (1.50%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.60%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.30%) SAS
9 1 (0.30%) JBoss
9 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.30%) Drupal
9 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.00%) MS Office
3 8 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.80%) MS Project
5 5 (1.50%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.20%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.20%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.70%) BigMachines
2 4 (1.20%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.90%) SAP TEM
3 3 (0.90%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.60%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.60%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.30%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.30%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.30%) Magento
5 1 (0.30%) Unica
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 57 (17.12%) PaaS
2 39 (11.71%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (8.71%) Cloud Computing
3 29 (8.71%) IaaS
4 17 (5.11%) Force.com
5 16 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (2.70%) Office 365
7 8 (2.40%) GitHub
8 4 (1.20%) Heroku
9 3 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.60%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.30%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.30%) Yammer
11 1 (0.30%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.30%) Silverpop
11 1 (0.30%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.61%) Firewall
2 14 (4.20%) Network Security
2 14 (4.20%) LAN
3 13 (3.90%) Internet
4 12 (3.60%) VPN
4 12 (3.60%) SAN
5 11 (3.30%) WAN
6 8 (2.40%) DNS
7 7 (2.10%) SSL
7 7 (2.10%) MPLS
8 6 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (1.80%) SNMP
8 6 (1.80%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.80%) SMTP
9 5 (1.50%) VLAN
10 4 (1.20%) NetScaler
10 4 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (1.20%) Software-Defined Networking
10 4 (1.20%) LDAP
10 4 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.71%) MySQL
3 12 (3.60%) Big Data
4 11 (3.30%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.80%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.50%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.50%) Microsoft Power View
6 5 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.90%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.60%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.60%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.60%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.60%) MS Access
9 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.60%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.60%) Subversion
3 11 (3.30%) Selenium
4 10 (3.00%) Maven
4 10 (3.00%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.70%) Jasmine
6 8 (2.40%) Oracle APEX
6 8 (2.40%) RSpec
7 6 (1.80%) JIRA
7 6 (1.80%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (1.50%) gulp
8 5 (1.50%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.20%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.90%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.60%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.30%) JMeter
12 1 (0.30%) NUnit
12 1 (0.30%) Ant
General
1 70 (21.02%) Finance
2 28 (8.41%) Banking
3 24 (7.21%) Retail
4 21 (6.31%) Telecoms
5 18 (5.41%) Marketing
6 14 (4.20%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.70%) Publishing
8 7 (2.10%) Law
9 6 (1.80%) Games
10 4 (1.20%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.60%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.60%) Advertising
11 2 (0.60%) Legal
11 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.30%) International Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 76 (22.82%) Architect
2 67 (20.12%) Developer
3 40 (12.01%) Project Manager
4 36 (10.81%) Analyst
5 24 (7.21%) Technical Architect
6 19 (5.71%) Business Analyst
7 17 (5.11%) Consultant
8 16 (4.80%) Senior Architect
9 13 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (3.90%) Infrastructure Architect
9 13 (3.90%) Enterprise Architect
10 10 (3.00%) Front-End Developer
11 8 (2.40%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (2.40%) Administrator
11 8 (2.40%) Senior Developer
12 7 (2.10%) Delivery Manager
12 7 (2.10%) Applications Architect
12 7 (2.10%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 7 (2.10%) UI Developer
12 7 (2.10%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (14.71%) Web Services
2 45 (13.51%) HTML
3 34 (10.21%) CSS
4 32 (9.61%) HTML5
5 27 (8.11%) .NET
6 25 (7.51%) CSS3
7 24 (7.21%) Visualforce
7 24 (7.21%) Mason
8 15 (4.50%) AngularJS
8 15 (4.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (4.20%) RESTful
10 13 (3.90%) jQuery
10 13 (3.90%) Ruby on Rails
11 11 (3.30%) JSON
11 11 (3.30%) XML
12 10 (3.00%) REST
13 9 (2.70%) Backbone.js
13 9 (2.70%) SOAP
14 8 (2.40%) SAML
14 8 (2.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.81%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.30%) User Experience
4 11 (3.30%) Public Cloud
5 8 (2.40%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.80%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.80%) PKI
7 5 (1.50%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.20%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.20%) Clustering
8 4 (1.20%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.90%) BBC
9 3 (0.90%) FMCG
9 3 (0.90%) Learning Management System
9 3 (0.90%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.60%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.60%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.21%) Linux
2 43 (12.91%) Windows
3 19 (5.71%) UNIX
4 6 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (1.80%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.50%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.20%) Android
6 4 (1.20%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.90%) CentOS
8 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.30%) AIX
9 1 (0.30%) Solaris
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (14.11%) ITIL
3 45 (13.51%) Project Management
4 32 (9.61%) PRINCE2
5 31 (9.31%) DevOps
6 30 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (8.71%) E-Commerce
8 27 (8.11%) SOA
9 26 (7.81%) ERP
10 23 (6.91%) TOGAF
10 23 (6.91%) Analytics
11 21 (6.31%) Change Management
11 21 (6.31%) Open Source
12 20 (6.01%) Enterprise Architecture
13 19 (5.71%) BDD
13 19 (5.71%) TDD
14 18 (5.41%) Migration
15 17 (5.11%) Scrum
15 17 (5.11%) MVC
15 17 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 66 (19.82%) Java
2 41 (12.31%) JavaScript
3 39 (11.71%) SQL
4 24 (7.21%) Apex Code
5 21 (6.31%) Ruby
6 15 (4.50%) Python
7 14 (4.20%) PHP
7 14 (4.20%) C#
8 8 (2.40%) Perl
9 7 (2.10%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.10%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.10%) C
10 6 (1.80%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.50%) C++
11 5 (1.50%) Scala
12 4 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.90%) Groovy
13 3 (0.90%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.60%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.30%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 23 (6.91%) Degree
2 14 (4.20%) CISSP
2 14 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (3.30%) CISM
4 11 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (3.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.40%) CCNA
6 8 (2.40%) CISA
7 7 (2.10%) CCNP
8 5 (1.50%) MCSE
9 4 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.20%) JNCIA
9 4 (1.20%) CCSA
9 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 4 (1.20%) VCAP
10 3 (0.90%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.80%) QA
2 12 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.50%) SLA
3 5 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.20%) COBIT
5 2 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.30%) EMIR
System Software
1 29 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.80%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.20%) vSphere
4 4 (1.20%) vCloud
5 3 (0.90%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.60%) Xen
6 2 (0.60%) XenApp
7 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.30%) Varnish
7 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (4.50%) Puppet
2 9 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.50%) CloudHub
3 5 (1.50%) Nagios
4 4 (1.20%) ZABBIX
4 4 (1.20%) Cacti
4 4 (1.20%) SmokePing
4 4 (1.20%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.60%) Ansible
5 2 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.30%) Salt
6 1 (0.30%) Graphite
Vendors
1 50 (15.02%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.81%) Salesforce.com
3 33 (9.91%) Oracle
4 31 (9.31%) VMware
5 24 (7.21%) SAP
6 21 (6.31%) ServiceNow
7 17 (5.11%) Citrix
8 12 (3.60%) IBM
9 9 (2.70%) Siebel
10 8 (2.40%) HP
10 8 (2.40%) Eloqua
11 7 (2.10%) MuleSoft
11 7 (2.10%) Dell
12 6 (1.80%) Cisco
12 6 (1.80%) Adobe
12 6 (1.80%) Business Objects
12 6 (1.80%) Rackspace
13 5 (1.50%) F5
13 5 (1.50%) NetApp
13 5 (1.50%) McAfee
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