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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
London / City of London
Rank 145 145 190
Rank change year-on-year
0 +45
Contract jobs citing SAML 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.13% 0.079%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 0.40% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Median daily rate £550 £575 £619
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -7.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £555 £569
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £595 £643
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £545
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -17.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1059 990 1543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.59% 32.15% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 827 1249
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

SAML
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SAML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAML across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

SAML Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAML 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 SAML.

1 7 (53.85%) LDAP
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (30.77%) Identity Management
3 4 (30.77%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) HTTP
4 3 (23.08%) Kerberos
4 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) SOAP
4 3 (23.08%) Advertising
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Isomorphic JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) Redis
4 3 (23.08%) Django
4 3 (23.08%) REST
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Shibboleth
5 2 (15.38%) OpenID
5 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) RESTful
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (15.38%) Office 365
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) Security Operations

SAML
Top Related 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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) LDAP
2 4 (30.77%) HTTP
3 3 (23.08%) Kerberos
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) SSL
5 1 (7.69%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Redis
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Django Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Python Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Python/Django Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Python Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Django
1 3 (23.08%) REST
1 3 (23.08%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (15.38%) JSON
2 2 (15.38%) OpenID
2 2 (15.38%) RESTful
2 2 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) XSD
2 2 (15.38%) XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (30.77%) Identity Management
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Isomorphic JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Service Design
5 1 (7.69%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) XPath
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CISM
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) CISA
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Shibboleth
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (7.69%) OpenAM
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) ForgeRock
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat