The table below looks at the statistics for SAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 511 530 490
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -40
Contract jobs citing SAML 75 41 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.084% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.30% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 22 40
Average daily rate
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£455 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.97% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £393
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -10.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13869 13683 12692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.73% 28.15% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9472 9020 8164
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 199 314
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £20.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

SAML
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SAML Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAML
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SAML Daily Rate Trend in England

SAML
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAML across the England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

SAML Daily Rate Histogram in England

SAML
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SAML Hourly Rate Trend in England

SAML
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +16 34 £481 +10.45% 7
South East -4 23 £390 +41.81% 1
North West - 7 £525 -
East of England -3 6 £370 -12.85%
North East -20 3 £375 +7.14%
South West 0 1 £455 -
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SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 77 (52.74%) Java
2 59 (40.41%) Web Services
3 58 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (39.73%) OAuth
4 41 (28.08%) SOA
5 37 (25.34%) Open Source
6 35 (23.97%) OpenID
6 35 (23.97%) SOAP
7 33 (22.60%) LDAP
7 33 (22.60%) Microsoft
8 30 (20.55%) Spring
9 28 (19.18%) Linux
9 28 (19.18%) Apache
10 27 (18.49%) Internet
10 27 (18.49%) OAuth2
11 26 (17.81%) Finance
12 25 (17.12%) Subversion
13 24 (16.44%) Active Directory
13 24 (16.44%) .NET
14 23 (15.75%) C#
15 22 (15.07%) JavaScript
15 22 (15.07%) Oracle
15 22 (15.07%) CSS
15 22 (15.07%) Kerberos
15 22 (15.07%) TDD
15 22 (15.07%) Scrum
16 21 (14.38%) Identity Management
16 21 (14.38%) BDD
17 20 (13.70%) Mockito
17 20 (13.70%) REST

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 28 (19.18%) Apache
2 14 (9.59%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.53%) IIS
3 11 (7.53%) WebSphere
4 10 (6.85%) SharePoint
5 9 (6.16%) Mule
6 8 (5.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (5.48%) Mule ESB
7 6 (4.11%) GlassFish
7 6 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (4.11%) JBoss
8 5 (3.42%) WebLogic
8 5 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.74%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (2.05%) MS Exchange
10 3 (2.05%) GroupWise
11 2 (1.37%) CMS
11 2 (1.37%) iPlanet
11 2 (1.37%) NetWeaver
11 2 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (8.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (2.74%) Magento
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (7.53%) SaaS
2 8 (5.48%) GitHub
3 5 (3.42%) PaaS
4 2 (1.37%) Yammer
4 2 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.37%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.68%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.60%) LDAP
2 27 (18.49%) Internet
3 22 (15.07%) Kerberos
4 16 (10.96%) Firewall
5 10 (6.85%) DNS
6 8 (5.48%) SSL
7 7 (4.79%) HTTP
7 7 (4.79%) VPN
8 6 (4.11%) IPsec
8 6 (4.11%) DMZ
9 5 (3.42%) SAN
9 5 (3.42%) LAN
9 5 (3.42%) WAN
9 5 (3.42%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.74%) X.500
11 2 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.37%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (1.37%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (1.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.79%) MySQL
4 6 (4.11%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.74%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.37%) DB2
6 2 (1.37%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.37%) Sybase ASA
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.68%) Big Data
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (17.12%) Subversion
2 20 (13.70%) Selenium
2 20 (13.70%) Mockito
3 19 (13.01%) Git (software)
3 19 (13.01%) JUnit
4 18 (12.33%) Cucumber
5 16 (10.96%) Jenkins
6 15 (10.27%) Visual Studio
6 15 (10.27%) Maven
7 6 (4.11%) Ant
8 2 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.37%) Hudson
9 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.68%) JMeter
9 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 26 (17.81%) Finance
2 11 (7.53%) Banking
3 8 (5.48%) Retail
3 8 (5.48%) Local Government
4 7 (4.79%) Marketing
5 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.05%) Automotive
7 2 (1.37%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Publishing
8 1 (0.68%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.68%) French Language
Job Titles
1 51 (34.93%) Developer
2 29 (19.86%) Architect
3 27 (18.49%) Java Developer
4 14 (9.59%) Analyst
5 13 (8.90%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (8.22%) Consultant
6 12 (8.22%) Security Analyst
7 11 (7.53%) Application Security Analyst
8 9 (6.16%) Designer
8 9 (6.16%) Security Engineer
9 6 (4.11%) Security Consultant
9 6 (4.11%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (4.11%) Solutions Designer
10 5 (3.42%) Security Architect
10 5 (3.42%) MuleSoft Developer
11 4 (2.74%) Agile Java Developer
11 4 (2.74%) Applications Architect
11 4 (2.74%) Technical Architect
11 4 (2.74%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.74%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (40.41%) Web Services
2 58 (39.73%) OAuth
3 35 (23.97%) OpenID
3 35 (23.97%) SOAP
4 30 (20.55%) Spring
5 27 (18.49%) OAuth2
6 24 (16.44%) .NET
7 22 (15.07%) CSS
8 20 (13.70%) REST
8 20 (13.70%) RESTful
9 18 (12.33%) HTML
9 18 (12.33%) Hibernate
10 15 (10.27%) Middleware
10 15 (10.27%) XML
11 14 (9.59%) JMS
12 12 (8.22%) JSON
13 10 (6.85%) CSS3
14 8 (5.48%) WCF
14 8 (5.48%) jQuery
15 7 (4.79%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.59%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (6.85%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.16%) PKI
4 8 (5.48%) Fixed Income
4 8 (5.48%) BYOD
4 8 (5.48%) User Experience
5 6 (4.11%) IVR
6 4 (2.74%) Cryptography
6 4 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.74%) Social Media
7 3 (2.05%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.05%) Clustering
7 3 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.37%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.37%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.37%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.37%) SecurID
8 2 (1.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.18%) Linux
2 12 (8.22%) UNIX
3 10 (6.85%) Windows
4 7 (4.79%) Android
5 6 (4.11%) Solaris
6 4 (2.74%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (28.08%) SOA
3 37 (25.34%) Open Source
4 22 (15.07%) TDD
4 22 (15.07%) Scrum
5 21 (14.38%) Identity Management
5 21 (14.38%) BDD
6 18 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (10.27%) TOGAF
8 14 (9.59%) OO
8 14 (9.59%) Web Development
9 13 (8.90%) Automated Testing
9 13 (8.90%) MVC
9 13 (8.90%) Change Control
10 10 (6.85%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (6.16%) Use Case
11 9 (6.16%) OWASP
11 9 (6.16%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (5.48%) Information Security
12 8 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 77 (52.74%) Java
2 23 (15.75%) C#
3 22 (15.07%) JavaScript
4 19 (13.01%) SQL
5 16 (10.96%) PHP
6 11 (7.53%) Python
6 11 (7.53%) Shell Script
7 10 (6.85%) Perl
8 6 (4.11%) C
9 5 (3.42%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.42%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.05%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.37%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.37%) R
11 2 (1.37%) Ruby
11 2 (1.37%) PHP5
12 1 (0.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (9.59%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.53%) CISSP
2 11 (7.53%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.85%) Degree
4 5 (3.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) QA
System Software
1 24 (16.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.11%) Shibboleth
4 2 (1.37%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 15 (10.27%) CA Single Sign-On
2 8 (5.48%) CloudHub
3 7 (4.79%) Tivoli
3 7 (4.79%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 5 (3.42%) OpenAM
5 3 (2.05%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (2.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.68%) OpenIDM
6 1 (0.68%) Puppet
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 33 (22.60%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.07%) Oracle
3 14 (9.59%) CA
4 10 (6.85%) Citrix
5 9 (6.16%) HP
5 9 (6.16%) VMware
6 8 (5.48%) Adobe
6 8 (5.48%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (4.79%) Cisco
7 7 (4.79%) Apigee
8 6 (4.11%) MuleSoft
8 6 (4.11%) KANA
8 6 (4.11%) Splunk
8 6 (4.11%) WSO2
9 5 (3.42%) ForgeRock
9 5 (3.42%) Juniper
10 4 (2.74%) Ab Initio
11 3 (2.05%) Informatica
11 3 (2.05%) Novell
11 3 (2.05%) Lotus
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