The table below looks at the statistics for SAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 519 526 571
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +45
Contract jobs citing SAML 89 93 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.62% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 62 45
Median daily rate £450 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £800 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £24.23 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SAML
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
14501 14924 14185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.26% 29.36% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10067 10456 9825
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 241 162
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

SAML
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 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 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the England region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
London -11 44 £468 -13.02% 8
South East +38 28 £400 -5.88% 1
North West +5 6 £475 -7.31% 2
East of England +13 4 £403 -10.55% 1
West Midlands -19 4 £363 -34.09% 1
North East -35 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £375 - 1
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UK

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for SAML.

1 96 (41.56%) Java
1 96 (41.56%) Active Directory
2 92 (39.83%) Microsoft
3 82 (35.50%) OAuth
4 76 (32.90%) LDAP
5 73 (31.60%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (31.17%) Linux
7 60 (25.97%) Oracle
8 58 (25.11%) SQL
9 54 (23.38%) Web Services
9 54 (23.38%) REST
10 51 (22.08%) Windows
10 51 (22.08%) Identity Access Management
11 45 (19.48%) JavaScript
11 45 (19.48%) Kerberos
12 42 (18.18%) HTTP
12 42 (18.18%) SQL Server
13 37 (16.02%) .NET
14 36 (15.58%) XML
15 35 (15.15%) Finance
16 34 (14.72%) MS Excel
16 34 (14.72%) RESTful
16 34 (14.72%) Security Cleared
16 34 (14.72%) JSON
17 32 (13.85%) ForgeRock
18 31 (13.42%) Scrum
19 30 (12.99%) Information Security
20 29 (12.55%) OpenID
21 28 (12.12%) OpenAM
22 26 (11.26%) C#

SAML
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 25 (10.82%) Apache
1 25 (10.82%) SharePoint
2 24 (10.39%) Drupal
3 22 (9.52%) IIS
4 13 (5.63%) WebLogic
5 12 (5.19%) CMS
5 12 (5.19%) JBoss
5 12 (5.19%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (2.60%) Mule
7 6 (2.60%) Mule ESB
8 5 (2.16%) Apache Solr
8 5 (2.16%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (2.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (2.16%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.73%) Apache Qpid
9 4 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.30%) WildFly
11 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 34 (14.72%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.19%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.03%) MS Office
4 4 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.87%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 4 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.87%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.19%) Office 365
4 10 (4.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (3.90%) IaaS
6 8 (3.46%) PaaS
7 6 (2.60%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.73%) GitHub
8 4 (1.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (32.90%) LDAP
2 45 (19.48%) Kerberos
3 42 (18.18%) HTTP
4 26 (11.26%) DNS
5 23 (9.96%) SSL
6 15 (6.49%) Internet
7 14 (6.06%) SMTP
7 14 (6.06%) TCP/IP
8 12 (5.19%) Firewall
9 9 (3.90%) HTTPS
10 8 (3.46%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (3.46%) NetScaler
11 4 (1.73%) DMZ
11 4 (1.73%) SNMP
12 3 (1.30%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (0.87%) DHCP
13 2 (0.87%) IPsec
13 2 (0.87%) Network Security
13 2 (0.87%) VPN
14 1 (0.43%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 17 (7.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (6.49%) MySQL
4 15 (6.49%) NoSQL
5 14 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (5.19%) MongoDB
7 9 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (3.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (3.03%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.60%) OLTP
11 5 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (2.16%) Redis
11 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.73%) InterSystems Cache
12 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (10.39%) JIRA
2 15 (6.49%) Visual Studio
3 14 (6.06%) SoapUI
4 12 (5.19%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.19%) Selenium
5 11 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (4.33%) Git (software)
6 10 (4.33%) JMeter
6 10 (4.33%) JUnit
6 10 (4.33%) SonarQube
6 10 (4.33%) Subversion
7 8 (3.46%) SpecFlow
8 7 (3.03%) Maven
9 5 (2.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 5 (2.16%) NUnit
10 4 (1.73%) MSI
10 4 (1.73%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (1.73%) WiX
11 3 (1.30%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.30%) webpack
General
1 35 (15.15%) Finance
2 12 (5.19%) Banking
3 9 (3.90%) Retail
4 5 (2.16%) Legal
5 4 (1.73%) Military
6 3 (1.30%) Advertising
6 3 (1.30%) French Language
7 2 (0.87%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.87%) Games
7 2 (0.87%) Marketing
7 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.43%) Billing
8 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (30.30%) Developer
2 59 (25.54%) Architect
3 19 (8.23%) .NET Developer
3 19 (8.23%) Consultant
4 17 (7.36%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (6.06%) Security Architect
6 13 (5.63%) Designer
7 11 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (4.76%) Java Developer
8 9 (3.90%) Security Designer
9 8 (3.46%) Tester
10 7 (3.03%) C# Developer
10 7 (3.03%) Security Consultant
11 6 (2.60%) Administrator
11 6 (2.60%) Automation Tester
11 6 (2.60%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 6 (2.60%) PHP Developer
11 6 (2.60%) Senior Developer
11 6 (2.60%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (2.60%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (35.50%) OAuth
2 54 (23.38%) REST
2 54 (23.38%) Web Services
3 37 (16.02%) .NET
4 36 (15.58%) XML
5 34 (14.72%) JSON
5 34 (14.72%) RESTful
6 29 (12.55%) OpenID
7 25 (10.82%) SOAP
8 23 (9.96%) J2EE
9 22 (9.52%) ASP.NET
9 22 (9.52%) HTML
9 22 (9.52%) OAuth2
9 22 (9.52%) Spring
10 20 (8.66%) Middleware
11 18 (7.79%) .NET Framework
12 15 (6.49%) Ajax
13 13 (5.63%) CSS
13 13 (5.63%) jQuery
14 12 (5.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.39%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.36%) PKI
3 15 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (5.63%) User Experience
5 9 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.90%) Semantic Web
6 8 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.03%) Data Centre
7 7 (3.03%) Virtual Team
8 6 (2.60%) CESG
8 6 (2.60%) Mainframe
8 6 (2.60%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (1.73%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.73%) RSA SecurID
9 4 (1.73%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.73%) W3C
10 3 (1.30%) Data Conversion
10 3 (1.30%) DataPower
10 3 (1.30%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.87%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 72 (31.17%) Linux
2 51 (22.08%) Windows
3 19 (8.23%) Unix
4 15 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (6.49%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.90%) Windows 10
6 8 (3.46%) Solaris
7 7 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.73%) Android
9 4 (1.73%) CentOS
9 4 (1.73%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.87%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (31.60%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (22.08%) Identity Access Management
3 31 (13.42%) Scrum
4 30 (12.99%) Information Security
5 25 (10.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 22 (9.52%) Identity Management
6 22 (9.52%) Microservices
6 22 (9.52%) Open Source
7 21 (9.09%) OWASP
7 21 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
8 18 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (7.79%) MVC
8 18 (7.79%) Network Architecture
9 17 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (7.36%) Security Architecture
9 17 (7.36%) SOA
9 17 (7.36%) TDD
10 16 (6.93%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (6.93%) Security Operations
11 15 (6.49%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 96 (41.56%) Java
2 58 (25.11%) SQL
3 45 (19.48%) JavaScript
4 26 (11.26%) C#
5 25 (10.82%) VB
6 22 (9.52%) Python
7 21 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 16 (6.93%) PHP
9 13 (5.63%) Perl
10 10 (4.33%) TypeScript
11 9 (3.90%) C
11 9 (3.90%) T-SQL
12 8 (3.46%) Lua
13 4 (1.73%) SPARQL
13 4 (1.73%) XAML
14 2 (0.87%) Ruby
15 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.43%) VB6
15 1 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (14.72%) Security Cleared
2 24 (10.39%) Degree
3 22 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 18 (7.79%) CISSP
5 15 (6.49%) CISM
6 13 (5.63%) CISA
7 8 (3.46%) CISMP
7 8 (3.46%) CRISC
8 7 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.73%) CCNA
10 4 (1.73%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.73%) MCSD
10 4 (1.73%) MCSE
10 4 (1.73%) MCTS
10 4 (1.73%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.73%) PMP
11 3 (1.30%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.03%) QA
3 6 (2.60%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (2.16%) COBIT
4 5 (2.16%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.30%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.87%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 96 (41.56%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.76%) Shibboleth
3 9 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (2.60%) vCloud
5 5 (2.16%) Varnish
6 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.87%) NDS
6 2 (0.87%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 2 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.87%) XenApp
7 1 (0.43%) Docker
7 1 (0.43%) Snort
Systems Management
1 28 (12.12%) OpenAM
2 19 (8.23%) OpenIDM
2 19 (8.23%) Tivoli
3 13 (5.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 12 (5.19%) CA Single Sign-On
5 9 (3.90%) Oracle Identity Management
6 8 (3.46%) HP Fortify
6 8 (3.46%) SCCM
7 6 (2.60%) OpenView
8 5 (2.16%) Puppet
8 5 (2.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 4 (1.73%) CloudHub
9 4 (1.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (1.73%) logstash
9 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.73%) OpenSSO
9 4 (1.73%) Sun Identity Manager
10 2 (0.87%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.87%) Kibana
10 2 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 92 (39.83%) Microsoft
2 60 (25.97%) Oracle
3 32 (13.85%) ForgeRock
4 21 (9.09%) Cisco
5 20 (8.66%) CheckPoint
6 17 (7.36%) IBM
7 14 (6.06%) MuleSoft
8 12 (5.19%) CA
8 12 (5.19%) Cyber-Ark
8 12 (5.19%) VMware
9 11 (4.76%) HP
10 10 (4.33%) Sun
11 9 (3.90%) Symantec
12 8 (3.46%) BMC
12 8 (3.46%) Palo Alto
13 7 (3.03%) Citrix
13 7 (3.03%) Red Hat
14 5 (2.16%) DevExpress
14 5 (2.16%) NetApp
15 2 (0.87%) Splunk
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