The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 26 June 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)
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 205 263
Rank change year-on-year -41 +58  
Contract jobs citing SaaS 192 241 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.92% 1.13% 0.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.96% 9.21% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 175 119
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £372 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £19.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +136.84% -46.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £19.61 £16.25
% change year-on-year +231.46% +20.67%  

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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3219 2618 1739
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.51% 12.25% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2296 1950 1191
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £620 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 26
Median hourly rate £22.62 £22.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.81% -37.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.66 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £44.45 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year +75.75% -38.31%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SaaS in London

SaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SaaS in London

SaaS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SaaS in London

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 26 £490 -2.00% 37
Canary Wharf +5 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -8 1 £450 -
Wimbledon - 1 £315 -
West End of London - 1 £575 - 6
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 London region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 110 (27.57%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (25.56%) Amazon AWS
3 95 (23.81%) PaaS
4 93 (23.31%) Finance
5 80 (20.05%) IaaS
6 65 (16.29%) Microsoft
7 60 (15.04%) DevOps
8 54 (13.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 54 (13.53%) JavaScript
9 50 (12.53%) Java
10 49 (12.28%) SQL
10 49 (12.28%) Windows
11 47 (11.78%) Oracle
11 47 (11.78%) HTML
11 47 (11.78%) Web Services
12 44 (11.03%) CSS
13 43 (10.78%) ITIL
13 43 (10.78%) Project Management
14 41 (10.28%) Linux
15 40 (10.03%) VMware
16 38 (9.52%) Analytics
17 37 (9.27%) Degree
18 35 (8.77%) Firewall
18 35 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
19 34 (8.52%) Migration
20 32 (8.02%) Python
20 32 (8.02%) JSON
20 32 (8.02%) TOGAF
20 32 (8.02%) Office 365
20 32 (8.02%) Analytical Skills

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 21 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.51%) CMS
3 8 (2.01%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.01%) nginx
4 7 (1.75%) Apache
5 6 (1.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.25%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.25%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.00%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.00%) Confluence
7 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.00%) IIS
7 4 (1.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 4 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.00%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.75%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (4.51%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.50%) HipChat
5 2 (0.50%) InVision
5 2 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.50%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 5 (1.25%) Oracle Payroll
4 4 (1.00%) Eloqua
4 4 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.00%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.75%) iTrent
5 3 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.50%) Relativity
6 2 (0.50%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (0.25%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.25%) SAP PA-EC
7 1 (0.25%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 102 (25.56%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (23.81%) PaaS
3 80 (20.05%) IaaS
4 54 (13.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 32 (8.02%) Office 365
6 11 (2.76%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (2.26%) SuccessFactors
8 7 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (1.50%) GitHub
10 5 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.25%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (1.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (1.00%) BPaaS
11 4 (1.00%) CloudFront
11 4 (1.00%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (1.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.77%) Firewall
2 30 (7.52%) VPN
3 24 (6.02%) DNS
4 17 (4.26%) Internet
4 17 (4.26%) LAN
5 16 (4.01%) WAN
6 13 (3.26%) LDAP
7 11 (2.76%) TCP/IP
8 9 (2.26%) Network Security
8 9 (2.26%) SAN
8 9 (2.26%) VoIP
9 8 (2.01%) DHCP
10 7 (1.75%) Intranet
10 7 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.50%) SSL
11 6 (1.50%) X.509
12 5 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (1.25%) HTTP
13 4 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (1.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.26%) Big Data
3 20 (5.01%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.51%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.51%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.51%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.26%) Amazon Redshift
7 8 (2.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (2.01%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.01%) MySQL
7 8 (2.01%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.75%) Apache Hive
8 7 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (1.50%) Presto
10 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.00%) Power BI
11 4 (1.00%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (6.77%) Jenkins
2 18 (4.51%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.26%) JIRA
4 7 (1.75%) Bitbucket
4 7 (1.75%) Grunt
5 6 (1.50%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.50%) gulp
5 6 (1.50%) NUnit
5 6 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.25%) FitNesse
6 5 (1.25%) Selenium
7 4 (1.00%) AppScan
7 4 (1.00%) Maven
7 4 (1.00%) webpack
8 3 (0.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (0.75%) RSpec
8 3 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.50%) TeamCity
General
1 93 (23.31%) Finance
2 27 (6.77%) Retail
3 23 (5.76%) Banking
4 18 (4.51%) Marketing
5 11 (2.76%) Legal
6 10 (2.51%) Advertising
6 10 (2.51%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.75%) Law
8 6 (1.50%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.75%) Billing
9 3 (0.75%) French Language
10 2 (0.50%) Back Office
10 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.50%) Games
10 2 (0.50%) German Language
10 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Front Office
11 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 103 (25.81%) Architect
2 65 (16.29%) Developer
3 43 (10.78%) Analyst
4 36 (9.02%) Solutions Architect
5 34 (8.52%) Consultant
6 31 (7.77%) Cloud Architect
7 24 (6.02%) Project Manager
8 20 (5.01%) DevOps Engineer
9 18 (4.51%) Business Analyst
10 17 (4.26%) AWS Architect
10 17 (4.26%) Technical Architect
11 16 (4.01%) JavaScript Developer
12 15 (3.76%) Infrastructure Architect
12 15 (3.76%) UI Developer
13 14 (3.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 14 (3.51%) Security Architect
14 11 (2.76%) .NET Developer
14 11 (2.76%) SaaS Architect
15 10 (2.51%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 10 (2.51%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (11.78%) HTML
1 47 (11.78%) Web Services
2 44 (11.03%) CSS
3 32 (8.02%) JSON
4 24 (6.02%) HTML5
5 22 (5.51%) .NET
6 21 (5.26%) Node.js
6 21 (5.26%) REST
6 21 (5.26%) SAML
7 20 (5.01%) AngularJS
8 19 (4.76%) Middleware
8 19 (4.76%) OAuth
9 16 (4.01%) XML
10 15 (3.76%) ASP.NET
11 13 (3.26%) React
12 10 (2.51%) CSS3
13 9 (2.26%) jQuery
13 9 (2.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 9 (2.26%) Play Framework
14 8 (2.01%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.27%) Data Centre
3 28 (7.02%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.01%) User Experience
5 18 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (4.01%) Computer Science
6 16 (4.01%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (3.76%) Private Cloud
8 14 (3.51%) PKI
9 13 (3.26%) Public Cloud
10 10 (2.51%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.75%) Fintech
12 6 (1.50%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.50%) Learning Management System
12 6 (1.50%) Social Media
13 5 (1.25%) Life Science
14 4 (1.00%) Algorithms
14 4 (1.00%) Smartphone
14 4 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (12.28%) Windows
2 41 (10.28%) Linux
3 15 (3.76%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.01%) Unix
5 8 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.75%) Android
6 7 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.75%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.25%) AIX
8 5 (1.25%) CentOS
8 5 (1.25%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.00%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.75%) VMS
10 3 (0.75%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (27.57%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (15.04%) DevOps
3 43 (10.78%) ITIL
3 43 (10.78%) Project Management
4 38 (9.52%) Analytics
5 35 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (8.52%) Migration
7 32 (8.02%) TOGAF
8 31 (7.77%) Scrum
9 27 (6.77%) Open Source
9 27 (6.77%) TDD
10 26 (6.52%) PRINCE2
10 26 (6.52%) SOA
11 25 (6.27%) SDLC
11 25 (6.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (6.02%) ERP
12 24 (6.02%) Information Security
13 22 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (5.51%) Enterprise Architecture
14 21 (5.26%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 54 (13.53%) JavaScript
2 50 (12.53%) Java
3 49 (12.28%) SQL
4 32 (8.02%) Python
5 26 (6.52%) C#
6 20 (5.01%) Ruby
7 18 (4.51%) Bash Shell
8 14 (3.51%) PHP
9 13 (3.26%) PowerShell
10 11 (2.76%) Perl
11 9 (2.26%) Scala
11 9 (2.26%) TypeScript
12 8 (2.01%) C
12 8 (2.01%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.75%) Go
14 6 (1.50%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.25%) C++
15 5 (1.25%) ES6
15 5 (1.25%) R
16 3 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (9.27%) Degree
2 25 (6.27%) Security Cleared
3 17 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.01%) CISSP
4 12 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.51%) CISA
5 10 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (2.51%) MCSE
6 9 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (1.75%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.75%) PMP
8 6 (1.50%) AWS Certification
8 6 (1.50%) CISM
8 6 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (1.25%) CEH
10 4 (1.00%) CCIE
10 4 (1.00%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.00%) OSCP
11 3 (0.75%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.76%) QA
3 10 (2.51%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.75%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (1.50%) SLA
6 5 (1.25%) COBIT
7 4 (1.00%) GPG13
8 3 (0.75%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.75%) PMO
9 2 (0.50%) GDPR
9 2 (0.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.50%) IFRS
9 2 (0.50%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (0.50%) RMADS
9 2 (0.50%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.25%) MiFID
10 1 (0.25%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 27 (6.77%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.52%) Docker
3 13 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.51%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.50%) KVM
7 2 (0.50%) XenApp
7 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.25%) LXC
8 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (6.27%) Ansible
2 16 (4.01%) Puppet
3 14 (3.51%) Kubernetes
4 13 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (2.76%) SCCM
6 8 (2.01%) AirWatch
7 7 (1.75%) Terraform
8 5 (1.25%) Consul
8 5 (1.25%) SCOM
9 4 (1.00%) HP Fortify
9 4 (1.00%) Mesos
10 3 (0.75%) Marathon
10 3 (0.75%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.75%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.50%) EMC VPLEX
11 2 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.50%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.50%) Nessus
11 2 (0.50%) OSSEC
11 2 (0.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 65 (16.29%) Microsoft
2 47 (11.78%) Oracle
3 40 (10.03%) VMware
4 25 (6.27%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (5.51%) ServiceNow
6 21 (5.26%) Workday
7 19 (4.76%) Cisco
8 14 (3.51%) SAP
9 12 (3.01%) Atlassian
9 12 (3.01%) CheckPoint
10 10 (2.51%) Google
11 9 (2.26%) Citrix
11 9 (2.26%) EMC
12 8 (2.01%) Adobe
13 7 (1.75%) IBM
13 7 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
13 7 (1.75%) Palo Alto
13 7 (1.75%) Tableau
14 6 (1.50%) Avaya
14 6 (1.50%) Symantec
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Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
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Central London / West End
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London
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PBIT Consultants
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London
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