The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 503 507 497
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing SAML 54 43 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.092% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.32% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 54
Average daily rate
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£363 £420 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% -11.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £335 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £420 £494
% change year-on-year
-28.52% -14.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £57.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13762 13268 14024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.87% 28.48% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8997 8612 8708
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 271 343
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
SAML
UK

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 23 £440 +10.00% 2
South West - 13 £300 - 4
East of England - 3 £425 -
South East - 3 £200 - 1
North West - - - - 1
SAML
UK

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 45 (46.88%) Java
2 44 (45.83%) Web Services
3 37 (38.54%) Oracle
4 36 (37.50%) Spring
5 24 (25.00%) SOAP
5 24 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (21.88%) LDAP
6 21 (21.88%) REST
7 19 (19.79%) Active Directory
8 18 (18.75%) WebLogic
9 17 (17.71%) JBoss
10 16 (16.67%) SQL
11 15 (15.63%) XML
11 15 (15.63%) Configuration Management
12 14 (14.58%) SSL
13 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
13 13 (13.54%) Windows
13 13 (13.54%) SharePoint
13 13 (13.54%) Tomcat
13 13 (13.54%) .NET
13 13 (13.54%) Migration
13 13 (13.54%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (12.50%) Telecoms
14 12 (12.50%) Identity Management
14 12 (12.50%) C#
14 12 (12.50%) Jenkins
15 11 (11.46%) J2EE
15 11 (11.46%) Apache
15 11 (11.46%) B2B
16 10 (10.42%) Struts

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 18 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 13 (13.54%) Tomcat
2 13 (13.54%) SharePoint
3 11 (11.46%) Apache
4 9 (9.38%) IIS
5 8 (8.33%) Confluence
6 4 (4.17%) GlassFish
7 3 (3.13%) SAP Portal
7 3 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.08%) Lync
8 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.08%) NetWeaver
9 1 (1.04%) CMS
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) SAP GTS
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.13%) SaaS
2 3 (3.13%) PaaS
3 1 (1.04%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.88%) LDAP
2 14 (14.58%) SSL
3 10 (10.42%) X.509
4 4 (4.17%) IPsec
4 4 (4.17%) LAN
4 4 (4.17%) WAN
4 4 (4.17%) HTTP
4 4 (4.17%) SAN
5 3 (3.13%) Internet
6 2 (2.08%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.08%) 3GPP
7 1 (1.04%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.04%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.08%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.04%) MySQL
4 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 12 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 10 (10.42%) Subversion
3 9 (9.38%) JIRA
4 7 (7.29%) Selenium
5 6 (6.25%) Eclipse
6 5 (5.21%) JUnit
7 4 (4.17%) Maven
7 4 (4.17%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.13%) MSTest
8 3 (3.13%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.13%) JSUnit
8 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
8 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.13%) NUnit
8 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.13%) SpecFlow
8 3 (3.13%) QUnit
8 3 (3.13%) Jasmine
8 3 (3.13%) Capybara
9 2 (2.08%) JMeter
General
1 12 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.33%) Finance
3 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.13%) Advertising
3 3 (3.13%) Retail
4 2 (2.08%) Marketing
4 2 (2.08%) Publishing
4 2 (2.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (37.50%) Developer
2 26 (27.08%) Architect
3 17 (17.71%) Java Developer
4 15 (15.63%) Consultant
5 10 (10.42%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (9.38%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.33%) Technical Architect
7 8 (8.33%) WebLogic Developer
7 8 (8.33%) Designer
8 7 (7.29%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 7 (7.29%) Security Designer
8 7 (7.29%) Technical Specialist
9 6 (6.25%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Senior WebLogic Developer
10 5 (5.21%) Senior Designer
10 5 (5.21%) .NET Developer
11 4 (4.17%) C# Developer
11 4 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (45.83%) Web Services
2 36 (37.50%) Spring
3 24 (25.00%) SOAP
4 21 (21.88%) REST
5 15 (15.63%) XML
6 13 (13.54%) .NET
7 11 (11.46%) J2EE
8 10 (10.42%) Struts
8 10 (10.42%) Hibernate
8 10 (10.42%) JAX-WS
8 10 (10.42%) OAuth
9 9 (9.38%) JSON
9 9 (9.38%) JSP
9 9 (9.38%) CSS
10 8 (8.33%) WSDL
11 7 (7.29%) Servlets
11 7 (7.29%) Spring Security
11 7 (7.29%) JAAS
11 7 (7.29%) OpenID
11 7 (7.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Social Media
2 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.17%) PKI
3 4 (4.17%) Open Source
4 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.08%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.08%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.04%) NHS
6 1 (1.04%) Wiki
6 1 (1.04%) Blog
6 1 (1.04%) iSeries
6 1 (1.04%) iPad
6 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.54%) Windows
2 9 (9.38%) UNIX
2 9 (9.38%) Linux
3 4 (4.17%) Windows XP
3 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.08%) AIX
5 2 (2.08%) Android
5 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (15.63%) Configuration Management
3 13 (13.54%) Migration
4 12 (12.50%) Identity Management
5 11 (11.46%) B2B
6 10 (10.42%) Validation
6 10 (10.42%) Scrum
6 10 (10.42%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (10.42%) Time Management
6 10 (10.42%) Data Migration
7 8 (8.33%) TDD
8 7 (7.29%) BDD
9 6 (6.25%) Analytics
9 6 (6.25%) MVC
9 6 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.25%) SOA
10 5 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.17%) Content Management
11 4 (4.17%) ITIL
11 4 (4.17%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (46.88%) Java
2 16 (16.67%) SQL
3 12 (12.50%) C#
4 8 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.21%) PHP
6 4 (4.17%) Perl
7 3 (3.13%) C
7 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.04%) ABAP
9 1 (1.04%) XQuery
9 1 (1.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.33%) Degree
3 4 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) CISA
4 2 (2.08%) CISM
4 2 (2.08%) CISSP
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.04%) PMP
5 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.04%) MCTS
5 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.08%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) HL7
3 1 (1.04%) JSP 440
System Software
1 19 (19.79%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.42%) Shibboleth
3 4 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.13%) UAG
5 2 (2.08%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (4.17%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.13%) CA SiteMinder
3 3 (3.13%) MIIS
4 2 (2.08%) OpenSSO
5 1 (1.04%) SCCM
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (1.04%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 37 (38.54%) Oracle
2 17 (17.71%) JBoss
3 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.54%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (5.21%) Adobe
4 5 (5.21%) SAP
5 4 (4.17%) VMware
5 4 (4.17%) Blue Coat
5 4 (4.17%) HP
5 4 (4.17%) Citrix
5 4 (4.17%) Cisco
5 4 (4.17%) McAfee
5 4 (4.17%) Juniper
5 4 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.13%) CA
6 3 (3.13%) DevExpress
6 3 (3.13%) Twitter
7 2 (2.08%) Facebook
7 2 (2.08%) Google
7 2 (2.08%) IBM
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