Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 153 183
Rank change year-on-year -13 +30 +17
Contract jobs citing SaaS 82 100 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.23% 1.41% 0.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.75% 5.37% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 76 43
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £366 £275 £315
90th Percentile £760 £638 £758
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £22.34
Central London median hourly rate - - £22.34

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 2,187 1,861 1,012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.77% 26.24% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,742 1,523 792
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £368 £355 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 18
City of London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.22% +1.56%
10th Percentile £18.54 £18.50 £13.62
90th Percentile £50.63 £33.00 £31.15
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.16
% change year-on-year +7.50% -5.46% +0.74%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 -10 2 £550 -
SaaS
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 35 (42.68%) PaaS
2 26 (31.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (31.71%) IaaS
3 25 (30.49%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (29.27%) Finance
5 21 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (23.17%) DevOps
7 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
7 18 (21.95%) Windows
8 14 (17.07%) Linux
9 13 (15.85%) Migration
10 11 (13.41%) Asset Management
10 11 (13.41%) SQL
10 11 (13.41%) Docker
11 10 (12.20%) Kubernetes
11 10 (12.20%) Banking
12 9 (10.98%) .NET
12 9 (10.98%) Active Directory
12 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (9.76%) Marketing
14 7 (8.54%) Public Cloud
14 7 (8.54%) Microservices
14 7 (8.54%) Terraform
15 6 (7.32%) Windows Server
15 6 (7.32%) Serverless
15 6 (7.32%) Ansible
15 6 (7.32%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (7.32%) Degree
15 6 (7.32%) Investment Management
15 6 (7.32%) C#

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 (3.66%) Apache Spark
1 3 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.44%) CMS
2 2 (2.44%) Confluence
2 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.22%) IIS
3 1 (1.22%) JBoss
3 1 (1.22%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.22%) nginx
3 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.22%) SAS
3 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 35 (42.68%) PaaS
2 26 (31.71%) IaaS
2 26 (31.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (30.49%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (7.32%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (7.32%) Serverless
5 5 (6.10%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (4.88%) Datadog
6 4 (4.88%) Office 365
7 2 (2.44%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (2.44%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 2 (2.44%) Azure Stack
7 2 (2.44%) Google Analytics
7 2 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.44%) Heroku
8 1 (1.22%) Azure Functions
8 1 (1.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (1.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (1.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) DHCP
1 4 (4.88%) DNS
2 3 (3.66%) NAS
2 3 (3.66%) SAN
2 3 (3.66%) Software-Defined Networking
2 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.66%) VPN
3 2 (2.44%) Network Security
3 2 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.22%) AMQP
4 1 (1.22%) Firewall
4 1 (1.22%) FTP
4 1 (1.22%) Internet
4 1 (1.22%) MPLS
4 1 (1.22%) Skype
4 1 (1.22%) VLAN
4 1 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (4.88%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (4.88%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.66%) Amazon Aurora
3 3 (3.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (3.66%) Apache Hive
3 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.44%) Data Lake
4 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.22%) Big Data
5 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.22%) Redis
5 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.44%) CircleCI
2 2 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (1.22%) JMeter
3 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (29.27%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Banking
3 8 (9.76%) Marketing
4 6 (7.32%) Law
5 4 (4.88%) Retail
5 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.66%) Legal
7 2 (2.44%) Electronics
7 2 (2.44%) Games
7 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.44%) Publishing
8 1 (1.22%) Advertising
8 1 (1.22%) Billing
8 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.22%) Online Betting
8 1 (1.22%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 27 (32.93%) Architect
2 11 (13.41%) Technical Architect
3 7 (8.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (7.32%) AWS Architect
4 6 (7.32%) Azure Architect
4 6 (7.32%) Developer
4 6 (7.32%) Technical Leader
5 5 (6.10%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.88%) .NET Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (4.88%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.88%) Security Architect
6 4 (4.88%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.66%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Cloud Specialist
7 3 (3.66%) Product Manager
7 3 (3.66%) SaaS Architect
7 3 (3.66%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) .NET
2 5 (6.10%) Web Services
3 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (4.88%) Kafka
3 4 (4.88%) Node.js
3 4 (4.88%) REST
3 4 (4.88%) Spring Boot
4 3 (3.66%) .NET Core
4 3 (3.66%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (3.66%) Redux
5 2 (2.44%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.44%) Express
5 2 (2.44%) koa
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.22%) Ajax
6 1 (1.22%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.22%) jQuery
6 1 (1.22%) OAuth
6 1 (1.22%) OpenID
6 1 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Public Cloud
2 5 (6.10%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.66%) PKI
4 3 (3.66%) Social Media
5 2 (2.44%) User Experience
6 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.22%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.22%) iPad
6 1 (1.22%) Online Games
6 1 (1.22%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.22%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.95%) Windows
2 14 (17.07%) Linux
3 6 (7.32%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.10%) Unix
5 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.44%) Android
7 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.22%) CentOS
8 1 (1.22%) Debian
8 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.17%) DevOps
3 13 (15.85%) Migration
4 11 (13.41%) Asset Management
5 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (8.54%) Microservices
7 6 (7.32%) Investment Management
7 6 (7.32%) Project Management
8 5 (6.10%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (6.10%) Information Security
8 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure as Code
8 5 (6.10%) IT Strategy
8 5 (6.10%) Security Architecture
8 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.10%) TDD
9 4 (4.88%) Analytics
9 4 (4.88%) DevSecOps
9 4 (4.88%) Product Roadmap
9 4 (4.88%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.41%) SQL
2 6 (7.32%) C#
2 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.10%) Python
4 4 (4.88%) Java
4 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.66%) Java 8
5 3 (3.66%) Scala
6 2 (2.44%) C
6 2 (2.44%) ES6
6 2 (2.44%) LINC
6 2 (2.44%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.22%) Go
7 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.32%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) CISA
2 3 (3.66%) CISSP
3 2 (2.44%) CISM
3 2 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.44%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (1.22%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.22%) CRISC
4 1 (1.22%) IISP
4 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.22%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (13.41%) Docker
2 9 (10.98%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) Kubernetes
2 7 (8.54%) Terraform
3 6 (7.32%) Ansible
4 5 (6.10%) SCCM
5 4 (4.88%) SCOM
5 4 (4.88%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (3.66%) CASB
6 3 (3.66%) Kibana
6 3 (3.66%) logstash
6 3 (3.66%) Marathon
6 3 (3.66%) Mesos
6 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (3.66%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.66%) SCSM
6 3 (3.66%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.22%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle
3 3 (3.66%) Dell
3 3 (3.66%) Google
3 3 (3.66%) NetApp
3 3 (3.66%) New Relic
3 3 (3.66%) SAP
3 3 (3.66%) Symantec
3 3 (3.66%) Veritas
3 3 (3.66%) VMware
4 2 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.44%) Samsung
5 1 (1.22%) Anaplan
5 1 (1.22%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.22%) Charles River
5 1 (1.22%) Okta
5 1 (1.22%) PagerDuty
5 1 (1.22%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud