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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 520 541 548
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Contract jobs citing SAML 76 52 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.11% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.41% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 34 10
Average daily rate £455 £525 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £333 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £755
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £525 £369
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +42.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £24.23 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -
UK excluding London average 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
13519 12732 12319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.65% 27.04% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9470 8568 7886
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 179 254
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.28 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +29 37 £525 -9.67%
South East +4 18 £450 -14.28% 5
East Midlands -8 9 - - 1
North West -16 4 £600 +84.61% 2
East of England - 4 £450 - 1
North East - 2 - -
South West - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
SAML
UK

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 70 (37.84%) Java
2 63 (34.05%) HTML
3 53 (28.65%) Web Services
4 49 (26.49%) JavaScript
5 46 (24.86%) Windows
5 46 (24.86%) OAuth
6 43 (23.24%) RESTful
6 43 (23.24%) HTML5
7 41 (22.16%) Linux
8 36 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (18.92%) Finance
9 35 (18.92%) SQL
9 35 (18.92%) JSON
10 34 (18.38%) XML
10 34 (18.38%) Front End Development
11 32 (17.30%) LDAP
12 31 (16.76%) SOAP
12 31 (16.76%) CSS
13 30 (16.22%) AngularJS
14 29 (15.68%) REST
14 29 (15.68%) jQuery
14 29 (15.68%) .NET
14 29 (15.68%) Active Directory
15 28 (15.14%) Oracle
16 26 (14.05%) Kerberos
16 26 (14.05%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (13.51%) Analytics
17 25 (13.51%) SQL Server
18 24 (12.97%) Node.js
18 24 (12.97%) Git (software)

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 24 (12.97%) Node.js
2 19 (10.27%) Jetty
3 13 (7.03%) WebSphere
4 12 (6.49%) Apache
5 11 (5.95%) WebLogic
6 9 (4.86%) IIS
7 6 (3.24%) Apache Solr
7 6 (3.24%) JBoss
7 6 (3.24%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.24%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (2.70%) CMS
8 5 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (2.16%) Drupal
9 4 (2.16%) GlassFish
9 4 (2.16%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.62%) GroupWise
10 3 (1.62%) IBM Domino
10 3 (1.62%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.62%) MS Office
2 3 (1.62%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.62%) BASE24
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.24%) SaaS
3 4 (2.16%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (2.16%) Google Analytics
3 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (17.30%) LDAP
2 26 (14.05%) Kerberos
3 22 (11.89%) DNS
4 10 (5.41%) Firewall
5 9 (4.86%) HTTP
6 8 (4.32%) Internet
6 8 (4.32%) SSH
6 8 (4.32%) TCP/IP
7 7 (3.78%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (3.78%) SAN
8 6 (3.24%) HTTPS
8 6 (3.24%) VPN
9 4 (2.16%) 3G
9 4 (2.16%) WLAN
10 3 (1.62%) DMZ
10 3 (1.62%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.62%) SSL
11 2 (1.08%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.54%) IPsec
12 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.81%) Infinispan
3 14 (7.57%) MongoDB
4 13 (7.03%) MySQL
5 12 (6.49%) CouchDB
6 8 (4.32%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (3.78%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.78%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.70%) InterSystems Cache
8 5 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.62%) NonStop SQL
9 3 (1.62%) OLTP
10 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (12.97%) Git (software)
2 21 (11.35%) Gradle
3 15 (8.11%) Eclipse
4 14 (7.57%) Jasmine
5 13 (7.03%) Jenkins
5 13 (7.03%) Visual Studio
6 9 (4.86%) Bower
6 9 (4.86%) GitLab
6 9 (4.86%) Grunt
6 9 (4.86%) Karma Test Runner
6 9 (4.86%) Protractor
6 9 (4.86%) Sublime Text
6 9 (4.86%) Visual Studio Code
7 8 (4.32%) Maven
8 7 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (3.24%) Selenium
9 6 (3.24%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 5 (2.70%) SpecFlow
11 4 (2.16%) Ant
General
1 35 (18.92%) Finance
2 13 (7.03%) Banking
3 10 (5.41%) Marketing
4 6 (3.24%) Legal
5 5 (2.70%) Military
6 3 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.08%) Retail
8 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.54%) Billing
8 1 (0.54%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.54%) French Language
8 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.54%) Publishing
8 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (35.68%) Developer
2 47 (25.41%) Architect
3 19 (10.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (7.57%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (6.49%) Java Developer
5 12 (6.49%) Technical Leader
6 10 (5.41%) Applications Support
6 10 (5.41%) Security Engineer
6 10 (5.41%) Technical Architect
7 9 (4.86%) .NET Developer
7 9 (4.86%) Integration Architect
7 9 (4.86%) Integration Developer
8 8 (4.32%) Analyst
9 7 (3.78%) Lead Developer
9 7 (3.78%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.78%) Technical Support
10 6 (3.24%) Applications Developer
10 6 (3.24%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
10 6 (3.24%) Consultant
11 5 (2.70%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (34.05%) HTML
2 53 (28.65%) Web Services
3 46 (24.86%) OAuth
4 43 (23.24%) HTML5
4 43 (23.24%) RESTful
5 35 (18.92%) JSON
6 34 (18.38%) XML
7 31 (16.76%) CSS
7 31 (16.76%) SOAP
8 30 (16.22%) AngularJS
9 29 (15.68%) .NET
9 29 (15.68%) jQuery
9 29 (15.68%) REST
10 22 (11.89%) JAX-RS
10 22 (11.89%) OpenID
11 17 (9.19%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (8.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (7.57%) ASP.NET
14 13 (7.03%) Ajax
14 13 (7.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.35%) User Experience
2 19 (10.27%) Mobile App
3 13 (7.03%) PKI
4 10 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.32%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.78%) Cryptography
7 6 (3.24%) BYOD
7 6 (3.24%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.70%) Mashup
8 5 (2.70%) N-Tier
9 4 (2.16%) Clustering
9 4 (2.16%) Replication
10 3 (1.62%) DataPower
10 3 (1.62%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.62%) Smart Meter
11 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.08%) Digital Media
11 2 (1.08%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (1.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (24.86%) Windows
2 41 (22.16%) Linux
3 24 (12.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (8.65%) Unix
5 14 (7.57%) Windows Server
6 12 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (4.86%) Windows 10
8 8 (4.32%) Android
9 7 (3.78%) Solaris
9 7 (3.78%) Windows Phone
10 5 (2.70%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (18.38%) Front End Development
3 26 (14.05%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (13.51%) Analytics
5 23 (12.43%) Identity Management
6 20 (10.81%) DevOps
7 18 (9.73%) Unit Testing
8 15 (8.11%) CRM
9 13 (7.03%) Identity Access Management
10 12 (6.49%) Customer Analytics
10 12 (6.49%) Scrum
11 9 (4.86%) Security Architecture
11 9 (4.86%) System Testing
12 8 (4.32%) Data Modelling
12 8 (4.32%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (4.32%) Integration Testing
12 8 (4.32%) Web Development
13 7 (3.78%) Configuration Management
13 7 (3.78%) Penetration Testing
13 7 (3.78%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 70 (37.84%) Java
2 49 (26.49%) JavaScript
3 35 (18.92%) SQL
4 16 (8.65%) C#
4 16 (8.65%) PHP
5 11 (5.95%) C++
5 11 (5.95%) ES6
5 11 (5.95%) Shell Script
6 8 (4.32%) C
7 7 (3.78%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.78%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.24%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.70%) Apex Code
9 5 (2.70%) Python
9 5 (2.70%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.70%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.16%) Scala
11 3 (1.62%) Perl
12 1 (0.54%) VBScript
12 1 (0.54%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 21 (11.35%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.19%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.95%) Degree
4 7 (3.78%) CISSP
5 6 (3.24%) CCNA
5 6 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.24%) MCSA
5 6 (3.24%) MCSE
5 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.08%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.54%) CEH
8 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.54%) GPEN
8 1 (0.54%) GSSP-JAVA
8 1 (0.54%) GWAPT
8 1 (0.54%) SANS
8 1 (0.54%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.54%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.16%) SLA
3 3 (1.62%) ISO 8583
3 3 (1.62%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.54%) COBIT
4 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 29 (15.68%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.57%) Terminal Services
3 6 (3.24%) NDS
3 6 (3.24%) Novell eDirectory
4 5 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.16%) Varnish
6 3 (1.62%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.54%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (8.11%) Puppet
2 2 (1.08%) Ansible
2 2 (1.08%) HP Fortify
2 2 (1.08%) yum
3 1 (0.54%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.54%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 28 (15.14%) Oracle
2 23 (12.43%) Microsoft
3 22 (11.89%) Salesforce.com
4 19 (10.27%) EPiServer
5 14 (7.57%) Atlassian
6 13 (7.03%) CA
7 10 (5.41%) Red Hat
8 9 (4.86%) IBM
8 9 (4.86%) VMware
9 8 (4.32%) Cisco
9 8 (4.32%) Novell
10 7 (3.78%) Adobe
11 6 (3.24%) Google
12 5 (2.70%) HP
13 4 (2.16%) Sitecore
14 3 (1.62%) Lotus
14 3 (1.62%) Siebel
15 2 (1.08%) Symantec
16 1 (0.54%) Splunk
16 1 (0.54%) Tripwire