The table below looks at the statistics for Shibboleth 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 Shibboleth over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet2 Shibboleth
Rank 581 554 531
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -23
Contract jobs citing Shibboleth 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.011% 0.007%
As % of the System Software category 0.16% 0.10% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate
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£230 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.40% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £303 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £323 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Shibboleth
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5000 4864 4223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.91% 10.30% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2786 2559 1989
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 626 599 738
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

Shibboleth
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Shibboleth across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Shibboleth Jobs Demand Trend in England

Shibboleth
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Shibboleth across the England region.

Shibboleth Daily Rate Trend in England

Shibboleth
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 Shibboleth within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Shibboleth
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Shibboleth
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Shibboleth 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 Shibboleth.

1 16 (59.26%) SAML
1 16 (59.26%) Java
1 16 (59.26%) Relational Database
2 15 (55.56%) Spring Security
2 15 (55.56%) Spring
2 15 (55.56%) Hibernate
3 13 (48.15%) Ajax
3 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 13 (48.15%) HTML
3 13 (48.15%) CSS
4 12 (44.44%) Struts
4 12 (44.44%) Tomcat
5 11 (40.74%) UNIX
5 11 (40.74%) RDBMS
5 11 (40.74%) IBM
5 11 (40.74%) JDBC
5 11 (40.74%) JSP
5 11 (40.74%) XML
5 11 (40.74%) SQL
5 11 (40.74%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (40.74%) WebSphere
6 10 (37.04%) Subversion
6 10 (37.04%) MySQL
6 10 (37.04%) PHP
6 10 (37.04%) Apache
6 10 (37.04%) Python
6 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
6 10 (37.04%) Regular Expression
7 9 (33.33%) Shell Script
8 8 (29.63%) PostgreSQL

Shibboleth
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Shibboleth 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 Shibboleth. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (44.44%) Tomcat
2 11 (40.74%) WebSphere Application Server
2 11 (40.74%) WebSphere
3 10 (37.04%) Apache
4 8 (29.63%) uWSGI
5 6 (22.22%) CMS
6 2 (7.41%) Drupal
7 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) NAS
2 1 (3.70%) SMTP
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) Relational Database
2 11 (40.74%) RDBMS
3 10 (37.04%) MySQL
4 8 (29.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Subversion
1 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.41%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 16 (59.26%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) PHP Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (7.41%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) SAML
2 15 (55.56%) Spring Security
2 15 (55.56%) Spring
2 15 (55.56%) Hibernate
3 13 (48.15%) Ajax
3 13 (48.15%) HTML
3 13 (48.15%) CSS
4 12 (44.44%) Struts
5 11 (40.74%) JDBC
5 11 (40.74%) JSP
5 11 (40.74%) XML
6 10 (37.04%) Regular Expression
7 8 (29.63%) ODBC
7 8 (29.63%) WSGI
8 7 (25.93%) J2EE
9 4 (14.81%) Apache Camel
9 4 (14.81%) Web Services
10 2 (7.41%) XHTML
10 2 (7.41%) RSS
10 2 (7.41%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Wiki
1 2 (7.41%) iSeries
2 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) UNIX
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (25.93%) DevOps
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Content Management
4 2 (7.41%) UML
4 2 (7.41%) RAD
4 2 (7.41%) User Stories
5 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.70%) Coaching
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 11 (40.74%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) PHP
4 10 (37.04%) Python
5 9 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (7.41%) Perl
6 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.70%) VMware