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 3 months to 30 April 2017 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 139 161
Rank change year-on-year -4 +22  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 22 16 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.69% 0.46% 0.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.77% 4.88% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 25
Median daily rate £494 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.22% +29.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £338 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £19.61 £12.10
% change year-on-year +160.07% +62.06%  

SaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 461 328 313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.40% 9.39% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 272 228
Median daily rate £500 £486 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.82% +14.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £336 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +0.74% +8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 2
Median hourly rate £21.16 £20.50 £16.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.19% +23.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.49 £19.00 £15.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.76 £31.40 £17.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.31% -18.00%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing SaaS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 15 (34.88%) Finance
1 15 (34.88%) User Experience
2 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
3 13 (30.23%) HTML
3 13 (30.23%) CSS
3 13 (30.23%) IaaS
4 12 (27.91%) PaaS
5 9 (20.93%) DevOps
6 8 (18.60%) Aurelia
6 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
6 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (16.28%) Degree
7 7 (16.28%) Windows
7 7 (16.28%) Front End Development
8 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (13.95%) Linux
8 6 (13.95%) Java
8 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
9 5 (11.63%) Firewall
9 5 (11.63%) Python
9 5 (11.63%) LAN
9 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
9 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
9 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (11.63%) Open Source
9 5 (11.63%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (9.30%) Kubernetes
10 4 (9.30%) Node.js

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 (6.98%) JBoss
1 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.65%) Hubot
2 2 (4.65%) nginx
2 2 (4.65%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) Confluence
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.23%) IaaS
2 12 (27.91%) PaaS
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (6.98%) Office 365
6 2 (4.65%) GitHub
7 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.33%) Boomi
7 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.33%) iPaaS
7 1 (2.33%) Mimecast
7 1 (2.33%) Route 53
7 1 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Firewall
1 5 (11.63%) LAN
2 4 (9.30%) LDAP
3 2 (4.65%) DNS
3 2 (4.65%) VoIP
3 2 (4.65%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.33%) SAN
4 1 (2.33%) TACACS
4 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) VLAN
4 1 (2.33%) VPN
4 1 (2.33%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Bitbucket
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) gulp
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Phabricator
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
2 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.33%) Games
2 1 (2.33%) Law
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Architect
2 10 (23.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (20.93%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (18.60%) HTML CSS Developer
4 8 (18.60%) HTML Developer
4 8 (18.60%) UI Developer
5 4 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Azure Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) CSS
1 13 (30.23%) HTML
2 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
2 8 (18.60%) Aurelia
3 4 (9.30%) Node.js
4 3 (6.98%) .NET
4 3 (6.98%) CSS3
4 3 (6.98%) HTML5
4 3 (6.98%) SOAP
5 2 (4.65%) Ajax
5 2 (4.65%) OAuth
5 2 (4.65%) React
5 2 (4.65%) SAML
5 2 (4.65%) Sass
5 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (4.65%) Web Services
6 1 (2.33%) Akka
6 1 (2.33%) Flask
6 1 (2.33%) Pandas
6 1 (2.33%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) User Experience
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.33%) Fintech
2 1 (2.33%) HoloLens
2 1 (2.33%) HTC Vive
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) NHS
2 1 (2.33%) Oculus Rift
2 1 (2.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.65%) CentOS
4 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.33%) Debian
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) DevOps
2 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.28%) Front End Development
4 5 (11.63%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (11.63%) Open Source
4 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.30%) ITIL
5 4 (9.30%) Migration
5 4 (9.30%) Project Management
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.98%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.65%) CRM
7 2 (4.65%) ERP
7 2 (4.65%) Identity Management
7 2 (4.65%) ITSM
7 2 (4.65%) Scrum
7 2 (4.65%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.95%) Java
3 5 (11.63%) Python
4 4 (9.30%) Go
5 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.65%) C#
5 2 (4.65%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (4.65%) Perl
5 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.65%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.33%) ES6
6 1 (2.33%) PHP
6 1 (2.33%) Scala
6 1 (2.33%) SQL
6 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) GPG13
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) Docker
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) XenApp
3 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.65%) Consul
2 2 (4.65%) Marathon
2 2 (4.65%) Mesos
2 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) Terraform
3 1 (2.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) Nuix
4 2 (4.65%) Symantec
4 2 (4.65%) Workday
5 1 (2.33%) CA
5 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) Dell
5 1 (2.33%) EMC
5 1 (2.33%) Google
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.33%) Qualys
5 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.33%) Sourcefire
5 1 (2.33%) Tufin
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