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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 501 508 469
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -39
Contract jobs citing SAML 55 38 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.083% 0.090%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.30% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 31
Average daily rate
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£440 £480 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £370 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £750 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £460 £588
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -21.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
12810 12466 10858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.20% 27.34% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8464 7964 6952
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 234 277
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
South East +6 30 £450 - 3
London -4 14 £400 -40.74% 7
North West -12 7 £440 +21.37%
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
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UK

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 53 (47.75%) OAuth
2 49 (44.14%) Web Services
3 48 (43.24%) Java
4 45 (40.54%) OpenID
5 44 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (36.04%) SOA
7 34 (30.63%) Security Cleared
8 30 (27.03%) Enterprise Architecture
8 30 (27.03%) SOAP
8 30 (27.03%) Identity Management
9 29 (26.13%) Information Security
9 29 (26.13%) TOGAF
10 28 (25.23%) Open Source
11 27 (24.32%) CISSP
12 26 (23.42%) Spring
13 25 (22.52%) SC Cleared
14 24 (21.62%) XML
15 23 (20.72%) Maven
16 22 (19.82%) DV Cleared
16 22 (19.82%) Hibernate
17 21 (18.92%) CSS
17 21 (18.92%) REST
17 21 (18.92%) Subversion
18 20 (18.02%) JavaScript
18 20 (18.02%) HTML
19 19 (17.12%) SQL
19 19 (17.12%) TDD
19 19 (17.12%) Business Development
19 19 (17.12%) Jenkins
20 18 (16.22%) JUnit

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 14 (12.61%) Apache
2 12 (10.81%) Mule
3 9 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 9 (8.11%) WebSphere
4 8 (7.21%) CMS
5 6 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (4.50%) Apache Solr
6 5 (4.50%) Orchard CMS
6 5 (4.50%) Apache Spark
7 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.80%) IIS
8 2 (1.80%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.80%) Jadu
8 2 (1.80%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.90%) Node.js
9 1 (0.90%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.90%) Moodle
9 1 (0.90%) Liferay
9 1 (0.90%) JBoss
9 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Magento
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.71%) SaaS
2 12 (10.81%) GitHub
3 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.71%) Internet
2 7 (6.31%) Network Security
3 3 (2.70%) Firewall
3 3 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.70%) VPN
3 3 (2.70%) Intranet
3 3 (2.70%) LDAP
3 3 (2.70%) HTTP
4 2 (1.80%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.80%) Extranet
5 1 (0.90%) X.500
5 1 (0.90%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.50%) RavenDB
3 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.60%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.80%) MySQL
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (20.72%) Maven
2 21 (18.92%) Subversion
3 19 (17.12%) Jenkins
4 18 (16.22%) JUnit
5 17 (15.32%) Git (software)
6 13 (11.71%) Mockito
6 13 (11.71%) Selenium
7 11 (9.91%) Cucumber
8 9 (8.11%) Visual Studio
9 4 (3.60%) Ant
9 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (2.70%) Hudson
11 2 (1.80%) EasyMock
12 1 (0.90%) Rational Application Developer
12 1 (0.90%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (8.11%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.41%) Marketing
3 4 (3.60%) Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Retail
4 3 (2.70%) Local Government
5 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.90%) Automotive
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (43.24%) Developer
2 30 (27.03%) Architect
3 25 (22.52%) Java Developer
4 12 (10.81%) Consultant
5 9 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (8.11%) Enterprise Architect
6 8 (7.21%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (6.31%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Management Consultant
8 6 (5.41%) Security Consultant
8 6 (5.41%) Technical Specialist
8 6 (5.41%) Security Architect
9 5 (4.50%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.50%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.50%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Agile .NET Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Cloud Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Technical Security Consultant
11 3 (2.70%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (47.75%) OAuth
2 49 (44.14%) Web Services
3 45 (40.54%) OpenID
4 30 (27.03%) SOAP
5 26 (23.42%) Spring
6 24 (21.62%) XML
7 22 (19.82%) Hibernate
8 21 (18.92%) CSS
8 21 (18.92%) REST
9 20 (18.02%) HTML
10 17 (15.32%) RESTful
11 16 (14.41%) JMS
12 13 (11.71%) jQuery
13 12 (10.81%) Ajax
13 12 (10.81%) .NET
14 11 (9.91%) ASP.NET
14 11 (9.91%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (9.91%) OAuth2
15 8 (7.21%) JSP
16 7 (6.31%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.23%) Open Source
2 14 (12.61%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.21%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.50%) Smart Meter
5 5 (4.50%) Social Media
5 5 (4.50%) NHS
6 4 (3.60%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.70%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.70%) PKI
8 2 (1.80%) W3C
8 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.80%) Wiki
8 2 (1.80%) User Experience
9 1 (0.90%) iSeries
9 1 (0.90%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.90%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.01%) Linux
2 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
2 1 (0.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (36.04%) SOA
3 30 (27.03%) Identity Management
3 30 (27.03%) Enterprise Architecture
4 29 (26.13%) Information Security
4 29 (26.13%) TOGAF
5 19 (17.12%) TDD
5 19 (17.12%) Business Development
6 17 (15.32%) Scrum
7 15 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (9.91%) BDD
8 11 (9.91%) MVC
9 10 (9.01%) OO
10 9 (8.11%) Web Development
10 9 (8.11%) Unit Testing
11 8 (7.21%) Change Control
11 8 (7.21%) Automated Testing
12 7 (6.31%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (5.41%) Use Case
13 6 (5.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 48 (43.24%) Java
2 20 (18.02%) JavaScript
3 19 (17.12%) SQL
4 9 (8.11%) T-SQL
4 9 (8.11%) C#
5 6 (5.41%) PHP
6 5 (4.50%) Ruby
7 3 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.80%) PHP5
9 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (30.63%) Security Cleared
2 27 (24.32%) CISSP
3 25 (22.52%) SC Cleared
4 22 (19.82%) DV Cleared
5 10 (9.01%) Degree
6 5 (4.50%) Sun Certification
7 2 (1.80%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.90%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.60%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.60%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.90%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.80%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.90%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.90%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.90%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 15 (13.51%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (11.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.91%) Oracle
4 5 (4.50%) IBM
5 3 (2.70%) Citrix
5 3 (2.70%) WSO2
6 2 (1.80%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.80%) Google
6 2 (1.80%) Informatica
6 2 (1.80%) Mercator
7 1 (0.90%) FatWire
7 1 (0.90%) Adobe
7 1 (0.90%) Dell
7 1 (0.90%) Facebook
7 1 (0.90%) ForgeRock
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