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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 257 320 331
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +11
Contract jobs citing SaaS 163 112 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.45% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.11% 17.69% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 80 64
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 £319 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £42.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-30.59% +63.46%
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
1012 633 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.14% 2.52% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 480 307
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.97% -21.15%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +11 21 £525 +16.66% 18
Uxbridge - 6 £488 - 1
Docklands, London +11 4 - -
Chiswick - 2 - -
Brentford - 2 £400 -
Croydon - - - - 3
Harrow - - - - 2
Hounslow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Upminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (22.65%) Finance
2 77 (21.27%) Java
3 76 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (19.89%) PaaS
5 53 (14.64%) Salesforce.com
6 50 (13.81%) IaaS
7 48 (13.26%) Cloud Computing
8 45 (12.43%) .NET
9 43 (11.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 40 (11.05%) Project Management
10 40 (11.05%) Windows
10 40 (11.05%) Linux
10 40 (11.05%) Force.com
11 39 (10.77%) Visualforce
11 39 (10.77%) Apex Code
12 37 (10.22%) Oracle
12 37 (10.22%) JavaScript
13 36 (9.94%) ITIL
13 36 (9.94%) Mason
14 34 (9.39%) Migration
14 34 (9.39%) CSS
15 32 (8.84%) HTML
15 32 (8.84%) VMware
16 30 (8.29%) Microsoft
17 29 (8.01%) C#
18 27 (7.46%) SAP
18 27 (7.46%) Telecoms
19 26 (7.18%) ASP.NET
19 26 (7.18%) SQL
19 26 (7.18%) TOGAF

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 9 (2.49%) IIS
1 9 (2.49%) Apache
1 9 (2.49%) WordPress
2 7 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (1.66%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.38%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.10%) Node.js
6 3 (0.83%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.28%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.28%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.28%) Confluence
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.28%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.83%) MS Office
5 2 (0.55%) MS Project
6 1 (0.28%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.28%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 9 (2.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.66%) SAP HR
2 6 (1.66%) SimCorp Dimension
3 4 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.55%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.55%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.55%) CA Clarity
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.28%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 72 (19.89%) PaaS
2 50 (13.81%) IaaS
3 48 (13.26%) Cloud Computing
4 40 (11.05%) Force.com
5 14 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (3.59%) SuccessFactors
7 11 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (2.49%) Office 365
9 4 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.55%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.55%) Route 53
10 2 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.42%) HTTP
2 14 (3.87%) Firewall
3 13 (3.59%) Internet
4 12 (3.31%) SSL
4 12 (3.31%) TCP/IP
4 12 (3.31%) Intranet
5 7 (1.93%) DNS
6 3 (0.83%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.83%) Network Security
6 3 (0.83%) WAN
7 2 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.55%) Wireless
7 2 (0.55%) FTP
7 2 (0.55%) VPN
8 1 (0.28%) SAN
8 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.28%) IPsec
8 1 (0.28%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.28%) DMVPN
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (3.59%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.76%) MySQL
4 8 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.21%) MongoDB
4 8 (2.21%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.93%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.38%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.38%) Oracle Exadata
7 5 (1.38%) Big Data
8 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.55%) HBase
10 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.55%) OLAP
10 2 (0.55%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 9 (2.49%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.21%) JIRA
3 7 (1.93%) NUnit
3 7 (1.93%) Maven
4 6 (1.66%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.38%) DbUnit
5 5 (1.38%) TestNG
5 5 (1.38%) Bugzilla
5 5 (1.38%) Mockito
6 3 (0.83%) Axure RP
6 3 (0.83%) Hudson
6 3 (0.83%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.83%) PostSharp
6 3 (0.83%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.83%) Fiddler
6 3 (0.83%) WinDbg
7 2 (0.55%) RSpec
7 2 (0.55%) Selenium
7 2 (0.55%) Subversion
General
1 82 (22.65%) Finance
2 27 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 22 (6.08%) Retail
4 20 (5.52%) Banking
5 14 (3.87%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.93%) Advertising
6 7 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.66%) Marketing
8 3 (0.83%) Legal
8 3 (0.83%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.55%) Back Office
9 2 (0.55%) Electronics
9 2 (0.55%) Publishing
9 2 (0.55%) Local Government
9 2 (0.55%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.55%) International Banking
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
10 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 84 (23.20%) Developer
2 73 (20.17%) Architect
3 40 (11.05%) Analyst
4 35 (9.67%) Project Manager
5 26 (7.18%) Consultant
6 25 (6.91%) Cloud Architect
7 23 (6.35%) Business Analyst
8 18 (4.97%) DevOps Engineer
9 16 (4.42%) Technical Architect
9 16 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (4.14%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 11 (3.04%) Service Manager
11 11 (3.04%) IT Project Manager
11 11 (3.04%) Enterprise Architect
12 10 (2.76%) Applications Manager
13 9 (2.49%) Transition Manager
13 9 (2.49%) Senior Developer
13 9 (2.49%) Web Developer
13 9 (2.49%) Front-End Developer
13 9 (2.49%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (12.43%) .NET
2 39 (10.77%) Visualforce
3 36 (9.94%) Mason
4 34 (9.39%) CSS
5 32 (8.84%) HTML
6 26 (7.18%) ASP.NET
7 23 (6.35%) Web Services
8 20 (5.52%) XML
8 20 (5.52%) HTML5
9 12 (3.31%) AngularJS
10 11 (3.04%) Oracle Fusion
10 11 (3.04%) jQuery
10 11 (3.04%) CSS3
11 8 (2.21%) XSL
11 8 (2.21%) XSLT
11 8 (2.21%) Ruby on Rails
12 7 (1.93%) Ajax
12 7 (1.93%) LAMP
12 7 (1.93%) JSON
12 7 (1.93%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.70%) Open Source
3 14 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.59%) User Experience
5 10 (2.76%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.93%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.66%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.10%) FMCG
8 4 (1.10%) Learning Management System
9 3 (0.83%) Social Network
9 3 (0.83%) PMI
9 3 (0.83%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.55%) DTV
10 2 (0.55%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.55%) iPad
10 2 (0.55%) Blog
10 2 (0.55%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.55%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.28%) iPhone
11 1 (0.28%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 40 (11.05%) Windows
1 40 (11.05%) Linux
2 12 (3.31%) UNIX
3 8 (2.21%) Solaris
4 4 (1.10%) Android
4 4 (1.10%) CentOS
4 4 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.83%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.83%) AIX
5 3 (0.83%) HPUX
6 2 (0.55%) VMS
6 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (11.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 40 (11.05%) Project Management
4 36 (9.94%) ITIL
5 34 (9.39%) Migration
6 26 (7.18%) TOGAF
7 25 (6.91%) Scrum
7 25 (6.91%) ERP
8 24 (6.63%) DevOps
9 23 (6.35%) CRM
9 23 (6.35%) Service Management
9 23 (6.35%) Change Management
10 21 (5.80%) BDD
11 19 (5.25%) Performance Testing
12 18 (4.97%) PRINCE2
12 18 (4.97%) Performance Engineering
13 17 (4.70%) E-Commerce
13 17 (4.70%) Service Delivery
14 16 (4.42%) ITSM
14 16 (4.42%) OO
Programming Languages
1 77 (21.27%) Java
2 39 (10.77%) Apex Code
3 37 (10.22%) JavaScript
4 29 (8.01%) C#
5 26 (7.18%) SQL
6 24 (6.63%) PHP
7 17 (4.70%) Ruby
8 11 (3.04%) Python
9 8 (2.21%) Perl
10 7 (1.93%) C
10 7 (1.93%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.38%) Scala
12 3 (0.83%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.55%) C++
13 2 (0.55%) VBA
14 1 (0.28%) ActionScript 3.0
14 1 (0.28%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 22 (6.08%) Security Cleared
2 20 (5.52%) Degree
3 8 (2.21%) ISEB
3 8 (2.21%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.93%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.10%) PMP
6 4 (1.10%) CISSP
6 4 (1.10%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.55%) APMP
7 2 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.55%) CISA
7 2 (0.55%) CISM
8 1 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.28%) MCITP
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.10%) QA
2 3 (0.83%) COBIT
2 3 (0.83%) GxP
3 2 (0.55%) SLA
3 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (0.55%) GCP
3 2 (0.55%) GMP
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.31%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.38%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.83%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.55%) Xen
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (6.91%) Puppet
2 14 (3.87%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.38%) Nagios
4 4 (1.10%) Salt
5 2 (0.55%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.28%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.28%) RANCID
6 1 (0.28%) Ansible
6 1 (0.28%) WSUS
6 1 (0.28%) SCCM
6 1 (0.28%) SCOM
6 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.28%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.28%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.28%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (14.64%) Salesforce.com
2 37 (10.22%) Oracle
3 32 (8.84%) VMware
4 30 (8.29%) Microsoft
5 27 (7.46%) SAP
6 11 (3.04%) Sybase
6 11 (3.04%) Informatica
6 11 (3.04%) Remedy
7 10 (2.76%) Business Objects
7 10 (2.76%) Citrix
8 8 (2.21%) Cisco
8 8 (2.21%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.93%) HP
9 7 (1.93%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.66%) SimCorp
11 5 (1.38%) Adobe
11 5 (1.38%) BMC
11 5 (1.38%) IBM
12 4 (1.10%) NetApp
13 3 (0.83%) Akamai
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