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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 185 211 200
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -11
Contract jobs citing SAML 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.016% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.054% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£450 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £410
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50
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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
1654 1839 1759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.02% 29.71% 28.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1311 1405 1376
Average daily rate £425 £430 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +4.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 20
Average hourly rate £19.72 £41.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.91% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 £37.30 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £190.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 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 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) Tivoli
3 5 (41.67%) OAuth
4 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 4 (33.33%) Internet
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) Identity Management
5 3 (25.00%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) Android
6 2 (16.67%) DMZ
6 2 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (16.67%) LDAP
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) HTTP
6 2 (16.67%) Kerberos
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) IBM
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) Dell
6 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 2 (16.67%) Social Media
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (16.67%) ForgeRock

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) GroupWise
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) Drupal
1 1 (8.33%) Mule
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) LDAP
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) Kerberos
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) DMZ
3 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Mockito
1 1 (8.33%) Hudson
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Management Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) OAuth
3 3 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) XSLT
5 1 (8.33%) JMS
5 1 (8.33%) JAAS
5 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (8.33%) Spring
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE
5 1 (8.33%) Servlets
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) JSTL
5 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Spring Security
5 1 (8.33%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Social Media
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (8.33%) MVC
2 1 (8.33%) Unified Process
2 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (8.33%) RUP
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Tivoli
2 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (16.67%) OpenIDM
3 2 (16.67%) OpenAM
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (8.33%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Dell
2 2 (16.67%) ForgeRock
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Novell
3 1 (8.33%) Lotus
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (8.33%) FatWire
3 1 (8.33%) VMware