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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 497 503 549
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +46
Contract jobs citing SAML 127 120 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 0.79% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 67 54
Median daily rate £434 £500 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +20.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £398 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £705 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.64 -
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
15432 15161 14360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.16% 28.80% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10733 10578 9509
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 262 160
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.48 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.40% +8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +30 57 £450 -14.28% 12
South East +32 29 £488 +2.63% 4
North West -4 12 £550 +30.17% 2
West Midlands -17 12 £388 -42.59%
East of England -1 7 £403 +46.36%
South West +16 3 £365 -19.78%
Yorkshire +12 3 £425 -10.52%
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SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 94 (40.87%) Java
2 85 (36.96%) Active Directory
3 84 (36.52%) Microsoft
4 81 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (34.35%) LDAP
5 79 (34.35%) OAuth
6 73 (31.74%) Linux
7 62 (26.96%) SQL
8 60 (26.09%) JavaScript
9 58 (25.22%) Web Services
10 53 (23.04%) SQL Server
11 52 (22.61%) REST
12 49 (21.30%) Windows
13 46 (20.00%) .NET
14 45 (19.57%) Security Cleared
14 45 (19.57%) Identity Access Management
15 44 (19.13%) Oracle
15 44 (19.13%) HTTP
16 39 (16.96%) Kerberos
17 36 (15.65%) MS Excel
17 36 (15.65%) SharePoint
18 35 (15.22%) Apache
19 34 (14.78%) JSON
20 33 (14.35%) SC Cleared
20 33 (14.35%) XML
21 32 (13.91%) OpenID
22 31 (13.48%) RESTful
22 31 (13.48%) VB
22 31 (13.48%) C#
23 30 (13.04%) Finance

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 36 (15.65%) SharePoint
2 35 (15.22%) Apache
3 23 (10.00%) IIS
4 17 (7.39%) Drupal
5 13 (5.65%) CMS
6 11 (4.78%) Tomcat
7 10 (4.35%) JBoss
7 10 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (4.35%) WebLogic
8 8 (3.48%) Mule
8 8 (3.48%) Mule ESB
9 6 (2.61%) Apache Solr
9 6 (2.61%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.74%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 36 (15.65%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.52%) MS Visio
3 10 (4.35%) MS Office
4 6 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.87%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 8 (3.48%) 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 24 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.78%) Office 365
4 8 (3.48%) PaaS
4 8 (3.48%) SaaS
5 7 (3.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (3.04%) GitHub
5 7 (3.04%) IaaS
6 6 (2.61%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.87%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 79 (34.35%) LDAP
2 44 (19.13%) HTTP
3 39 (16.96%) Kerberos
4 22 (9.57%) SSL
5 21 (9.13%) DNS
6 17 (7.39%) HTTPS
7 16 (6.96%) Internet
8 13 (5.65%) TCP/IP
9 12 (5.22%) Firewall
10 9 (3.91%) Reverse Proxy
11 8 (3.48%) SMTP
12 6 (2.61%) SSH
13 4 (1.74%) BIG-IP
13 4 (1.74%) DMZ
13 4 (1.74%) SAN
14 3 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.30%) NetScaler
14 3 (1.30%) Network Security
15 2 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
15 2 (0.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (23.04%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (8.26%) Oracle Database
4 15 (6.52%) MongoDB
4 15 (6.52%) MySQL
4 15 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (6.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (4.78%) NoSQL
6 11 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (4.35%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.04%) InterSystems Cache
9 6 (2.61%) CouchDB
9 6 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.61%) OLTP
9 6 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (1.30%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (10.00%) JIRA
2 16 (6.96%) Selenium
2 16 (6.96%) Visual Studio
3 14 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (5.65%) Jenkins
4 13 (5.65%) SoapUI
4 13 (5.65%) SpecFlow
4 13 (5.65%) Subversion
5 12 (5.22%) Git (software)
5 12 (5.22%) JUnit
6 10 (4.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 10 (4.35%) JMeter
6 10 (4.35%) SonarQube
7 9 (3.91%) Maven
8 7 (3.04%) NUnit
9 6 (2.61%) Jasmine
9 6 (2.61%) MSI
9 6 (2.61%) WiX
10 5 (2.17%) Babel
10 5 (2.17%) webpack
General
1 30 (13.04%) Finance
2 11 (4.78%) Banking
3 9 (3.91%) Military
4 5 (2.17%) Legal
5 4 (1.74%) Games
5 4 (1.74%) Retail
6 3 (1.30%) Advertising
6 3 (1.30%) Marketing
6 3 (1.30%) Publishing
7 2 (0.87%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.87%) French Language
8 1 (0.43%) Law
8 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 90 (39.13%) Developer
2 57 (24.78%) Architect
3 25 (10.87%) .NET Developer
4 19 (8.26%) Consultant
5 15 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (4.78%) Senior Developer
7 10 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 10 (4.35%) Security Architect
8 9 (3.91%) Designer
8 9 (3.91%) Security Engineer
8 9 (3.91%) Tester
9 8 (3.48%) Analyst
9 8 (3.48%) Applications Developer
9 8 (3.48%) C# Developer
10 7 (3.04%) Automation Tester
10 7 (3.04%) Drupal Developer
10 7 (3.04%) PHP Developer
10 7 (3.04%) Security Designer
10 7 (3.04%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (34.35%) OAuth
2 58 (25.22%) Web Services
3 52 (22.61%) REST
4 46 (20.00%) .NET
5 34 (14.78%) JSON
6 33 (14.35%) XML
7 32 (13.91%) OpenID
8 31 (13.48%) RESTful
9 26 (11.30%) ASP.NET
10 24 (10.43%) HTML
10 24 (10.43%) J2EE
11 23 (10.00%) .NET Framework
11 23 (10.00%) SOAP
12 22 (9.57%) Spring
13 20 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (8.70%) Middleware
14 19 (8.26%) jQuery
15 18 (7.83%) Ajax
15 18 (7.83%) OAuth2
15 18 (7.83%) React
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.57%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.39%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (7.39%) PKI
3 16 (6.96%) User Experience
4 15 (6.52%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.48%) Mainframe
6 7 (3.04%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.61%) CESG
7 6 (2.61%) Mobile Payment
7 6 (2.61%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.61%) Semantic Web
7 6 (2.61%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.74%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.74%) Online Banking
10 3 (1.30%) Data Conversion
10 3 (1.30%) DataPower
11 2 (0.87%) iPad
11 2 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 73 (31.74%) Linux
2 49 (21.30%) Windows
3 22 (9.57%) Windows Server
4 17 (7.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (7.39%) Unix
5 11 (4.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (4.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.48%) Solaris
7 4 (1.74%) CentOS
7 4 (1.74%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.87%) Android
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.87%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (19.57%) Identity Access Management
3 29 (12.61%) Scrum
4 27 (11.74%) Information Security
5 26 (11.30%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 25 (10.87%) Microservices
7 24 (10.43%) ITIL
8 23 (10.00%) Open Source
9 21 (9.13%) Mentoring
10 20 (8.70%) MVC
10 20 (8.70%) Service Design
10 20 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
11 18 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (7.83%) OWASP
11 18 (7.83%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (7.39%) Network Architecture
12 17 (7.39%) Penetration Testing
12 17 (7.39%) Security Architecture
12 17 (7.39%) Workflow
13 16 (6.96%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (40.87%) Java
2 62 (26.96%) SQL
3 60 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 31 (13.48%) C#
4 31 (13.48%) VB
5 24 (10.43%) Python
6 21 (9.13%) PowerShell
7 20 (8.70%) PHP
8 15 (6.52%) Perl
9 14 (6.09%) Lua
10 13 (5.65%) T-SQL
10 13 (5.65%) TypeScript
11 9 (3.91%) C
12 6 (2.61%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.74%) XAML
14 2 (0.87%) C++
14 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.87%) Ruby
15 1 (0.43%) SPARQL
15 1 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 45 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 33 (14.35%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.83%) Degree
4 17 (7.39%) CISSP
5 13 (5.65%) CISM
6 12 (5.22%) CISA
7 7 (3.04%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (2.17%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.30%) BC Cleared
10 3 (1.30%) CCNA
10 3 (1.30%) CISMP
10 3 (1.30%) CRISC
10 3 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.30%) MCSD
10 3 (1.30%) MCSE
10 3 (1.30%) MCTS
10 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.30%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.17%) COBIT
2 5 (2.17%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.17%) QA
3 4 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.30%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.87%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 85 (36.96%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.04%) Shibboleth
3 7 (3.04%) Varnish
4 6 (2.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.74%) XenApp
6 3 (1.30%) vCloud
7 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.87%) NDS
7 2 (0.87%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 2 (0.87%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.43%) Firmware
8 1 (0.43%) Samba
8 1 (0.43%) Snort
Systems Management
1 25 (10.87%) OpenAM
1 25 (10.87%) Tivoli
2 20 (8.70%) OpenIDM
3 12 (5.22%) SCCM
4 10 (4.35%) CA Single Sign-On
5 7 (3.04%) CloudHub
5 7 (3.04%) HP Fortify
6 6 (2.61%) OpenView
6 6 (2.61%) Oracle Identity Management
7 5 (2.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 4 (1.74%) OpenSSO
8 4 (1.74%) Sun Identity Manager
8 4 (1.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.87%) Ansible
9 2 (0.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.87%) SCOM
9 2 (0.87%) yum
10 1 (0.43%) OSSEC
10 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 84 (36.52%) Microsoft
2 44 (19.13%) Oracle
3 28 (12.17%) ForgeRock
4 17 (7.39%) Cisco
4 17 (7.39%) MuleSoft
5 16 (6.96%) IBM
5 16 (6.96%) VMware
6 14 (6.09%) CheckPoint
7 12 (5.22%) HP
8 11 (4.78%) Cyber-Ark
9 10 (4.35%) CA
9 10 (4.35%) Sun
10 8 (3.48%) BMC
10 8 (3.48%) Red Hat
11 7 (3.04%) Citrix
11 7 (3.04%) DevExpress
12 4 (1.74%) F5
12 4 (1.74%) Symantec
13 3 (1.30%) Google
13 3 (1.30%) ServiceNow
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