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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 231 239 306
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +67
Contract jobs citing SaaS 202 197 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.86% 0.84% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.47% 15.33% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 144 78
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £40.00
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
1620 1285 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.90% 5.46% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1164 862 601
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.35% +4.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +16 58 £478 +0.52% 24
Docklands, London -5 4 £478 -
Brentford - 4 £400 -
Feltham - 3 - -
West Drayton +1 1 £563 -6.25%
Bromley - 1 £438 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 82 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (18.26%) Java
3 62 (17.97%) PaaS
4 56 (16.23%) Microsoft
4 56 (16.23%) Finance
5 47 (13.62%) JavaScript
5 47 (13.62%) HTML
6 46 (13.33%) Project Management
7 44 (12.75%) ITIL
7 44 (12.75%) Linux
8 43 (12.46%) Web Services
9 42 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
10 41 (11.88%) Windows
10 41 (11.88%) Oracle
11 40 (11.59%) SQL
12 39 (11.30%) Salesforce.com
13 38 (11.01%) CSS
14 36 (10.43%) PRINCE2
15 34 (9.86%) SQL Server
15 34 (9.86%) Cloud Computing
16 33 (9.57%) E-Commerce
16 33 (9.57%) HTML5
17 32 (9.28%) Data Centre
18 31 (8.99%) DevOps
18 31 (8.99%) VMware
19 30 (8.70%) ERP
19 30 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
20 28 (8.12%) Mason
21 27 (7.83%) Visualforce
21 27 (7.83%) TOGAF

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (4.64%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.48%) Apache
2 12 (3.48%) Node.js
3 10 (2.90%) IIS
4 9 (2.61%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.61%) CMS
5 5 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.45%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.45%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.87%) Lync
6 3 (0.87%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.29%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.29%) JBoss
8 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.29%) Jetty
Applications
1 12 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.19%) MS Office
3 9 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.45%) MS Project
6 4 (1.16%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 8 (2.32%) BigMachines
2 3 (0.87%) Workday HCM
2 3 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.87%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.87%) SAP TEM
3 2 (0.58%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.58%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.29%) Unica
4 1 (0.29%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.29%) Magento
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 62 (17.97%) PaaS
2 42 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (9.86%) Cloud Computing
4 26 (7.54%) IaaS
5 21 (6.09%) Force.com
6 20 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (4.64%) Office 365
8 4 (1.16%) Heroku
9 3 (0.87%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.87%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.58%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.58%) GitHub
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.29%) Route 53
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.25%) Firewall
2 15 (4.35%) Internet
3 14 (4.06%) LAN
4 13 (3.77%) VPN
4 13 (3.77%) Network Security
5 11 (3.19%) SAN
5 11 (3.19%) WAN
6 9 (2.61%) DNS
6 9 (2.61%) MPLS
7 7 (2.03%) SSL
8 6 (1.74%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.45%) SNMP
9 5 (1.45%) SMTP
9 5 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (1.45%) VLAN
9 5 (1.45%) OpenFlow
10 4 (1.16%) Software-Defined Networking
10 4 (1.16%) NetScaler
10 4 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (1.16%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.09%) MySQL
3 12 (3.48%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.19%) Big Data
5 6 (1.74%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Power View
6 5 (1.45%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.16%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.87%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.87%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.58%) MS Access
9 2 (0.58%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.58%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 19 (5.51%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.48%) Selenium
3 11 (3.19%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.61%) Subversion
5 7 (2.03%) JIRA
5 7 (2.03%) Oracle APEX
5 7 (2.03%) Jasmine
6 6 (1.74%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (1.74%) RSpec
7 5 (1.45%) Maven
7 5 (1.45%) gulp
8 4 (1.16%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.16%) JUnit
8 4 (1.16%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.87%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.87%) Gradle
10 2 (0.58%) Mockito
10 2 (0.58%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.29%) HP UFT
General
1 56 (16.23%) Finance
2 23 (6.67%) Retail
3 21 (6.09%) Telecoms
4 20 (5.80%) Marketing
5 19 (5.51%) Banking
6 15 (4.35%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.61%) Publishing
8 6 (1.74%) Law
9 5 (1.45%) Games
10 3 (0.87%) Legal
11 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.58%) Advertising
11 2 (0.58%) German Language
12 1 (0.29%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (23.48%) Architect
2 67 (19.42%) Developer
3 41 (11.88%) Analyst
4 39 (11.30%) Project Manager
5 24 (6.96%) Technical Architect
6 22 (6.38%) Business Analyst
7 21 (6.09%) Consultant
8 17 (4.93%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (4.35%) Senior Architect
10 12 (3.48%) Front-End Developer
11 11 (3.19%) Infrastructure Architect
12 9 (2.61%) Enterprise Architect
12 9 (2.61%) Delivery Manager
13 8 (2.32%) UI Developer
13 8 (2.32%) UI Programmer
13 8 (2.32%) Cloud Architect
14 7 (2.03%) Salesforce.com Architect
14 7 (2.03%) Ruby on Rails Developer
14 7 (2.03%) Applications Architect
14 7 (2.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (13.62%) HTML
2 43 (12.46%) Web Services
3 38 (11.01%) CSS
4 33 (9.57%) HTML5
5 28 (8.12%) Mason
6 27 (7.83%) Visualforce
7 25 (7.25%) .NET
8 23 (6.67%) CSS3
9 18 (5.22%) jQuery
10 17 (4.93%) AngularJS
11 15 (4.35%) RESTful
12 14 (4.06%) JSON
12 14 (4.06%) Ruby on Rails
13 13 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (2.61%) Backbone.js
14 9 (2.61%) XML
15 8 (2.32%) Middleware
15 8 (2.32%) Ajax
16 7 (2.03%) LAMP
16 7 (2.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.28%) Data Centre
2 13 (3.77%) Public Cloud
2 13 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.90%) User Experience
3 10 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.61%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.03%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.03%) Private Cloud
6 6 (1.74%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.74%) PKI
7 5 (1.45%) Clustering
7 5 (1.45%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.87%) FMCG
8 3 (0.87%) Learning Management System
8 3 (0.87%) GIS
8 3 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.87%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.87%) BBC
9 2 (0.58%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (12.75%) Linux
2 41 (11.88%) Windows
3 18 (5.22%) UNIX
4 6 (1.74%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.45%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.16%) Android
6 4 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.16%) CentOS
6 4 (1.16%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.29%) Solaris
7 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (13.33%) Project Management
3 44 (12.75%) ITIL
4 36 (10.43%) PRINCE2
5 33 (9.57%) E-Commerce
6 31 (8.99%) DevOps
7 30 (8.70%) ERP
8 27 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (7.83%) TOGAF
8 27 (7.83%) Analytics
9 26 (7.54%) Migration
10 25 (7.25%) Scrum
11 24 (6.96%) TDD
11 24 (6.96%) Enterprise Architecture
12 21 (6.09%) Change Management
13 19 (5.51%) CRM
13 19 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (5.51%) MVC
13 19 (5.51%) Business Analysis
14 18 (5.22%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 63 (18.26%) Java
2 47 (13.62%) JavaScript
3 40 (11.59%) SQL
4 27 (7.83%) Apex Code
5 19 (5.51%) Ruby
6 18 (5.22%) PHP
7 15 (4.35%) Python
8 9 (2.61%) C#
9 8 (2.32%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.03%) C
10 7 (2.03%) Perl
10 7 (2.03%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.45%) Groovy
11 5 (1.45%) C++
11 5 (1.45%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.45%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.87%) Scala
12 3 (0.87%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.29%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 25 (7.25%) Degree
2 17 (4.93%) CISSP
3 16 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (4.06%) CISM
5 13 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (3.77%) Security Cleared
6 11 (3.19%) CCNA
6 11 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (2.32%) CISA
9 7 (2.03%) JNCIA
9 7 (2.03%) CCSA
10 6 (1.74%) CCNP
11 5 (1.45%) MCSE
12 4 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 4 (1.16%) VCAP
13 3 (0.87%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.87%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.35%) QA
2 11 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.45%) SLA
4 4 (1.16%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.58%) COBIT
6 1 (0.29%) EMIR
System Software
1 30 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (4.93%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.16%) vSphere
4 4 (1.16%) vCloud
5 2 (0.58%) XenApp
5 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.29%) Xen
6 1 (0.29%) Docker
6 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (3.19%) Puppet
2 7 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.45%) Nagios
4 4 (1.16%) ZABBIX
4 4 (1.16%) Cacti
4 4 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.16%) SmokePing
4 4 (1.16%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.58%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.58%) Ansible
5 2 (0.58%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.58%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.29%) CloudHub
6 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.29%) Salt
6 1 (0.29%) Graphite
Vendors
1 56 (16.23%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.88%) Oracle
3 39 (11.30%) Salesforce.com
4 31 (8.99%) VMware
5 27 (7.83%) SAP
6 23 (6.67%) ServiceNow
7 17 (4.93%) Citrix
8 11 (3.19%) IBM
9 9 (2.61%) Google
9 9 (2.61%) Siebel
10 8 (2.32%) Cisco
10 8 (2.32%) HP
10 8 (2.32%) Dell
11 7 (2.03%) Eloqua
12 5 (1.45%) McAfee
12 5 (1.45%) Rackspace
12 5 (1.45%) NetApp
13 4 (1.16%) Juniper
13 4 (1.16%) CommVault
13 4 (1.16%) Brocade
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