The table below looks at the statistics for SAML 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 SAML over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 194 200 222
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +22
Contract jobs citing SAML 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.074% 0.034% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £525 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £356 £407
% change year-on-year
+24.56% -12.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.64 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1636 1756 2208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.44% 30.20% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1345 1297 1665
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 15
Average hourly rate £62.50 £45.00 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +42.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £57.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

SAML
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAML across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAML Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SAML
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 SAML across the City of London region.

SAML Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SAML 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 SAML.

1 8 (53.33%) Java
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) OAuth
3 4 (26.67%) JSON
3 4 (26.67%) LDAP
3 4 (26.67%) Internet
3 4 (26.67%) Tivoli
3 4 (26.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) Identity Management
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) Ant
5 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (13.33%) JMS
5 2 (13.33%) HTTP
5 2 (13.33%) Kerberos
5 2 (13.33%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) DMZ
5 2 (13.33%) Maven
5 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (13.33%) Firewall
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Shibboleth
5 2 (13.33%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SAML 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 SAML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) GroupWise
1 1 (6.67%) Mule
1 1 (6.67%) Confluence
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) LDAP
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) DMZ
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) Kerberos
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Ant
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Mockito
2 1 (6.67%) Hudson
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
1 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Management Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Web Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) OAuth
3 4 (26.67%) JSON
4 3 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) JMS
5 2 (13.33%) REST
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 1 (6.67%) OAuth2
6 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
6 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 1 (6.67%) OpenID
6 1 (6.67%) WSDL
6 1 (6.67%) Middleware
6 1 (6.67%) JAAS
6 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) JSTL
6 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) BYOD
2 1 (6.67%) IVR
2 1 (6.67%) DataPower
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Identity Management
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) User Stories
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Refactoring
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Unified Process
4 1 (6.67%) RUP
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Email Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Shibboleth
3 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Tivoli
1 4 (26.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (6.67%) OpenIDM
2 1 (6.67%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Software AG
3 1 (6.67%) Novell
3 1 (6.67%) Lotus
3 1 (6.67%) webMethods
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) KANA
3 1 (6.67%) Splunk
3 1 (6.67%) ForgeRock
3 1 (6.67%) IBM