Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 208 206
Rank change year-on-year +21 -2 +19
Contract jobs citing SaaS 53 42 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.82% 0.61% 0.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.67% 5.47% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 63
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% +4.65%
10th Percentile £311 £329 £313
90th Percentile £775 £636 £638
London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
City of London median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% -46.48% -
10th Percentile £21.67 £18.50 £34.30
90th Percentile £23.00 £19.50 £36.70
London median hourly rate £33.67 £19.00 £30.66
% change year-on-year +77.20% -38.02% +61.36%

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 935 768 708
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.40% 11.13% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 649 524
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £238
90th Percentile £638 £625 £623
London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 4
City of London median hourly rate £21.16 £21.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.74% -18.45% +21.18%
10th Percentile £13.51 £18.50 £15.54
90th Percentile £32.52 £36.20 £36.10
London median hourly rate £21.23 £25.50 £27.16
% change year-on-year -16.75% -6.10% +55.19%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
2 14 (26.42%) IaaS
3 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
3 13 (24.53%) Finance
4 12 (22.64%) DevOps
5 11 (20.75%) HTML
5 11 (20.75%) CSS
6 10 (18.87%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (18.87%) PaaS
6 10 (18.87%) User Experience
7 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
7 8 (15.09%) VMware
7 8 (15.09%) AngularJS
7 8 (15.09%) Front End Development
8 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
8 7 (13.21%) ITIL
8 7 (13.21%) Linux
8 7 (13.21%) Degree
8 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (13.21%) Office 365
9 6 (11.32%) Security Architecture
9 6 (11.32%) Java
9 6 (11.32%) Firewall
9 6 (11.32%) Project Management
9 6 (11.32%) Microservices
10 5 (9.43%) Aurelia
10 5 (9.43%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (9.43%) TOGAF
10 5 (9.43%) .NET

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 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.77%) JBoss
3 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.89%) Hubot
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) nginx
4 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Relativity
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.42%) IaaS
2 10 (18.87%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (18.87%) PaaS
3 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (13.21%) Office 365
4 2 (3.77%) Yammer
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.89%) MailChimp
5 1 (1.89%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.89%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Firewall
2 5 (9.43%) LAN
3 4 (7.55%) WAN
4 3 (5.66%) Network Security
4 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.66%) VoIP
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.77%) DMZ
5 2 (3.77%) DNS
5 2 (3.77%) Internet
5 2 (3.77%) LDAP
5 2 (3.77%) Skype
6 1 (1.89%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.89%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.89%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.89%) SAN
6 1 (1.89%) SSL
6 1 (1.89%) TACACS
6 1 (1.89%) VLAN
6 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) DocumentDB
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.89%) Big Data
3 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.89%) Power BI
3 1 (1.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) gulp
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) Maven
2 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Law
2 4 (7.55%) Legal
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.89%) French Language
5 1 (1.89%) Games
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) Architect
3 9 (16.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (15.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (9.43%) HTML Developer
6 5 (9.43%) UI Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Angular Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 2 (3.77%) SaaS Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Salesforce Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Workday Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) CSS
1 11 (20.75%) HTML
2 8 (15.09%) AngularJS
3 5 (9.43%) .NET
3 5 (9.43%) Aurelia
4 4 (7.55%) REST
4 4 (7.55%) Web Services
5 3 (5.66%) Angular 2
5 3 (5.66%) CSS3
5 3 (5.66%) HTML5
5 3 (5.66%) RESTful
5 3 (5.66%) Sass
6 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.77%) Node.js
6 2 (3.77%) SOAP
6 2 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.89%) EJB
7 1 (1.89%) J2EE
7 1 (1.89%) XML
7 1 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) User Experience
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) PKI
3 3 (5.66%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) DataPower
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) HoloLens
5 1 (1.89%) HTC Vive
5 1 (1.89%) NHS
5 1 (1.89%) Oculus Rift
5 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Windows
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.77%) CentOS
4 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.77%) Unix
5 1 (1.89%) AIX
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.64%) DevOps
3 8 (15.09%) Front End Development
4 7 (13.21%) ITIL
5 6 (11.32%) Microservices
5 6 (11.32%) Project Management
5 6 (11.32%) Security Architecture
6 5 (9.43%) TOGAF
7 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.55%) Information Security
7 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.55%) TDD
8 3 (5.66%) Analytics
8 3 (5.66%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (5.66%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (5.66%) Machine Learning
8 3 (5.66%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (5.66%) SABSA
8 3 (5.66%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
2 6 (11.32%) Java
3 5 (9.43%) Python
4 4 (7.55%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.55%) Ruby
5 3 (5.66%) Go
5 3 (5.66%) Perl
5 3 (5.66%) SQL
6 2 (3.77%) C#
7 1 (1.89%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.89%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (1.89%) ES6
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
7 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (5.66%) MCSE
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.77%) PMP
3 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.89%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.89%) CCNA
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) MCP
4 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) COBIT
1 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.89%) GDPR
3 1 (1.89%) GPG13
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) Docker
2 3 (5.66%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.89%) XenApp
4 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Ansible
1 3 (5.66%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.77%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.77%) Marathon
2 2 (3.77%) Mesos
2 2 (3.77%) Nessus
2 2 (3.77%) Terraform
2 2 (3.77%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.89%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.89%) Consul
3 1 (1.89%) Nagios
3 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.89%) Puppet
3 1 (1.89%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) SCOM
3 1 (1.89%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) VMware
3 5 (9.43%) Citrix
3 5 (9.43%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (7.55%) Cisco
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle
4 4 (7.55%) Workday
5 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.66%) Qualys
6 2 (3.77%) Avaya
6 2 (3.77%) Bloomberg
6 2 (3.77%) F5
6 2 (3.77%) IBM
6 2 (3.77%) LANDesk
6 2 (3.77%) Symantec
7 1 (1.89%) CA
7 1 (1.89%) EMC
7 1 (1.89%) HP
7 1 (1.89%) McAfee
7 1 (1.89%) Veritas
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