The table below looks at the statistics for OpenSSO skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenSSO over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun OpenSSO
Rank 195 - 226
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OpenSSO 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% - 0.025%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.41% - 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
491 420 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.38% 5.85% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 296 341
Average daily rate £420 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 12
Average hourly rate £15.75 £24.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +29.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £19.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £33.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +34.28%

OpenSSO
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenSSO across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

OpenSSO Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OpenSSO
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

OpenSSO Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

OpenSSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OpenSSO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenSSO.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) JSF
1 3 (100.00%) ICEfaces
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (66.67%) WebCenter
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) JasperReports
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (66.67%) Spring MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports

OpenSSO
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OpenSSO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenSSO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) JasperReports
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Hudson
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Ivy
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) JSF
1 3 (100.00%) ICEfaces
2 2 (66.67%) WebCenter
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Spring MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Struts
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) EJB
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) BEA
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com