Period
to 12 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SaaS over the 6 months to 12 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 158 176 169
Rank change year-on-year +18 -7 +18
Contract jobs citing SaaS 63 83 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.07% 1.19% 1.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.15% 4.42% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 64 63
City of London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £278 £388 £376
90th Percentile £728 £675 £685
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £20.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £20.50

SaaS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,002 1,879 1,235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.04% 27.00% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,575 1,551 995
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £335 £338 £313
90th Percentile £667 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £520 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 20
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -2.78% -45.86%
10th Percentile £18.68 £12.89 £11.25
90th Percentile £29.85 £23.75 £26.12
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% -1.58% -45.71%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in the City of London

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SaaS in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in the City of London

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in the City of London over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in the City of London

SaaS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SaaS in the City of London

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 12 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 1 £600 -
SaaS
Central London

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 19 (30.16%) Azure
2 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 18 (28.57%) Finance
3 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (26.98%) PaaS
4 16 (25.40%) AWS
5 15 (23.81%) Windows
6 14 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 14 (22.22%) DevOps
7 12 (19.05%) Kubernetes
7 12 (19.05%) IaaS
7 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 10 (15.87%) SQL
8 10 (15.87%) Marketing
8 10 (15.87%) Degree
8 10 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (14.29%) Microservices
9 9 (14.29%) Docker
10 8 (12.70%) Analytics
10 8 (12.70%) Google
10 8 (12.70%) Office 365
10 8 (12.70%) Python
10 8 (12.70%) Web Services
11 7 (11.11%) Java
11 7 (11.11%) VPN
11 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 7 (11.11%) Go
11 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (11.11%) React
11 7 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 3 (4.76%) Confluence
1 3 (4.76%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (3.17%) Ethereum
2 2 (3.17%) Hyperledger
3 1 (1.59%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle FAH
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 2 (3.17%) R3 Corda
2 1 (1.59%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.59%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.59%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.59%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.16%) Azure
2 17 (26.98%) PaaS
3 16 (25.40%) AWS
4 12 (19.05%) IaaS
5 8 (12.70%) Office 365
6 7 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (6.35%) GCP
8 3 (4.76%) iPaaS
8 3 (4.76%) OpenShift
9 2 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (3.17%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (3.17%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (3.17%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (3.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (3.17%) G Suite
9 2 (3.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (1.59%) GitHub
10 1 (1.59%) Google Analytics
10 1 (1.59%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) VPN
2 5 (7.94%) DHCP
2 5 (7.94%) DNS
3 4 (6.35%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (4.76%) Firewall
4 3 (4.76%) VoIP
5 2 (3.17%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.59%) FTP
6 1 (1.59%) HTTP
6 1 (1.59%) Internet
6 1 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.59%) MPLS
6 1 (1.59%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.59%) Network Security
6 1 (1.59%) SAN
6 1 (1.59%) SSL
6 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) Blockchain
2 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.17%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.59%) Big Data
5 1 (1.59%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.59%) DB2
5 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.59%) MySQL
5 1 (1.59%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) JIRA
2 2 (3.17%) Babel
2 2 (3.17%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (3.17%) Mocha
2 2 (3.17%) Protractor
2 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (3.17%) webpack
3 1 (1.59%) CircleCI
3 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.59%) Selenium
3 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (28.57%) Finance
2 10 (15.87%) Marketing
3 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.94%) Public Sector
3 5 (7.94%) Publishing
3 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.35%) Banking
4 4 (6.35%) Electronics
5 2 (3.17%) International Banking
5 2 (3.17%) Law
5 2 (3.17%) Legal
6 1 (1.59%) Arabic Language
6 1 (1.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Developer
2 8 (12.70%) Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Architect
4 6 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.94%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Active Directory Specialist
6 4 (6.35%) Office 365 Specialist
6 4 (6.35%) Product Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (3.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Blockchain Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Cloud Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (3.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) Web Services
2 7 (11.11%) React
3 5 (7.94%) .NET
3 5 (7.94%) AngularJS
3 5 (7.94%) CSS
3 5 (7.94%) REST
4 4 (6.35%) HTML
4 4 (6.35%) XML
5 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (4.76%) RESTful
6 2 (3.17%) Celery
6 2 (3.17%) Flask
6 2 (3.17%) Gearman
6 2 (3.17%) jQuery
6 2 (3.17%) LESS
6 2 (3.17%) Qt
6 2 (3.17%) Ramda
6 2 (3.17%) RxJS
6 2 (3.17%) Vue.js
6 2 (3.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.35%) Social Media
3 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.17%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.17%) PKI
3 2 (3.17%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.17%) Reinsurance
3 2 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.59%) AS400
4 1 (1.59%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.59%) iSeries
4 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Linux
3 4 (6.35%) Android
3 4 (6.35%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.35%) Unix
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.59%) Debian
6 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.22%) DevOps
3 10 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (14.29%) Microservices
5 8 (12.70%) Analytics
6 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.94%) B2B
8 5 (7.94%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (7.94%) Migration
8 5 (7.94%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 5 (7.94%) Programme Management
8 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.35%) Information Security
9 4 (6.35%) MVC
9 4 (6.35%) Product Management
9 4 (6.35%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 10 (15.87%) SQL
3 8 (12.70%) Python
4 7 (11.11%) Go
4 7 (11.11%) Java
5 6 (9.52%) C#
6 4 (6.35%) PHP
7 3 (4.76%) C++
8 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.17%) C
8 2 (3.17%) ES6
8 2 (3.17%) LINC
8 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.59%) Java 8
9 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.59%) RPG
9 1 (1.59%) Ruby
9 1 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) CISSP
2 2 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.59%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.59%) CISM
3 1 (1.59%) GCIA
3 1 (1.59%) GCIH
3 1 (1.59%) IISP
3 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.59%) PMP
3 1 (1.59%) SANS
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.17%) GDPR
2 2 (3.17%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.29%) Docker
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.17%) vSphere
4 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.59%) XenApp
4 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (19.05%) Kubernetes
2 6 (9.52%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (7.94%) Ansible
3 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (6.35%) Terraform
5 2 (3.17%) CASB
5 2 (3.17%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (3.17%) Puppet
5 2 (3.17%) SCCM
6 1 (1.59%) CSIRT
6 1 (1.59%) Istio
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) Google
3 6 (9.52%) SAP
4 4 (6.35%) Samsung
5 3 (4.76%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.76%) Cisco
5 3 (4.76%) Meraki
5 3 (4.76%) New Relic
5 3 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.17%) Ariba
6 2 (3.17%) Okta
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle
6 2 (3.17%) VMware
7 1 (1.59%) Anaplan
7 1 (1.59%) Apple
7 1 (1.59%) Concur
7 1 (1.59%) Gigya
7 1 (1.59%) PagerDuty
7 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.59%) Workday