The table below looks at the statistics for OpenSSO skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenSSO over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun OpenSSO
Rank 623 632 593
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -39
Contract jobs citing OpenSSO 5 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.004% 0.031%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.090% 0.043% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 8
Median daily rate £375 £533 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.57% +33.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OpenSSO
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5541 4615 4329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.04% 8.85% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3595 2844 2546
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £256 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 142 151
Median hourly rate £28.00 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £11.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £31.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.98%

OpenSSO
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OpenSSO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

OpenSSO Jobs Demand Trend in England

OpenSSO
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OpenSSO Daily Rate Trend in England

OpenSSO
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenSSO across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

OpenSSO Daily Rate Histogram in England

OpenSSO
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenSSO across the England region.

OpenSSO Hourly Rate Trend in England

OpenSSO
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenSSO within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South West - 3 £375 -
London -14 2 £500 -6.10%
OpenSSO
UK

OpenSSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OpenSSO 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 England region with a requirement for OpenSSO.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Sun
2 3 (60.00%) SAML
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) Semantic Web
2 3 (60.00%) Sun Identity Manager
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Shibboleth
2 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (60.00%) OAuth2
2 3 (60.00%) ForgeRock
2 3 (60.00%) OpenAM
2 3 (60.00%) JSON-LD
2 3 (60.00%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source Development
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Neo4j
3 2 (40.00%) JAX-WS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing

OpenSSO
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) BODI
2 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (40.00%) Neo4j
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Java Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Integration Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Architect
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) JSON-LD
2 3 (60.00%) OAuth2
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) SAML
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) EJB
3 2 (40.00%) JAXB
3 2 (40.00%) JAX-WS
3 2 (40.00%) JMX
3 2 (40.00%) JSF
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Semantic Web
2 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) Identity Access Management
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) B2B
2 2 (40.00%) Document Management
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source Development
2 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (40.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) OpenAM
1 3 (60.00%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Sun
2 3 (60.00%) ForgeRock
3 2 (40.00%) Cognos
3 2 (40.00%) Informatica
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle