The table below looks at the statistics for SAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 384 372 355
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -17
Contract jobs citing SAML 14 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.087% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.29% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £675 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% +68.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £398 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £760 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £450 £588
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -23.40%
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6298 6485 5952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.66% 29.67% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4610 4563 4327
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 59 50
Average hourly rate £29.00 £36.00 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +81.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £27.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £147.50 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

SAML
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAML across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAML Jobs Demand Trend in London

SAML
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SAML Daily Rate Trend in London

SAML
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAML across the London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

SAML Daily Rate Histogram in London

SAML
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAML across the London region.

SAML Hourly Rate Trend in London

SAML
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the London region over the 3 months to 4 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
City of London +11 2 £625 -7.40% 2
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
SAML
England

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 17 (60.71%) OAuth
2 15 (53.57%) Web Services
3 14 (50.00%) Java
3 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (35.71%) SOAP
4 10 (35.71%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (35.71%) Maven
4 10 (35.71%) REST
5 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (28.57%) SaaS
5 8 (28.57%) OpenID
5 8 (28.57%) SOA
5 8 (28.57%) JMS
6 7 (25.00%) Open Source
6 7 (25.00%) Mule
6 7 (25.00%) Subversion
6 7 (25.00%) GitHub
7 6 (21.43%) Oracle
8 5 (17.86%) SQL
9 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
9 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (14.29%) Marketing
9 4 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 4 (14.29%) Use Case
9 4 (14.29%) jQuery
9 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 3 (10.71%) HTML5

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (25.00%) Mule
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 2 (7.14%) CMS
3 2 (7.14%) Jadu
4 1 (3.57%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (3.57%) Node.js
4 1 (3.57%) Drupal
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) SaaS
2 7 (25.00%) GitHub
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) LDAP
1 2 (7.14%) Intranet
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
1 2 (7.14%) Extranet
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Maven
2 7 (25.00%) Subversion
3 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.14%) Mockito
5 2 (7.14%) JUnit
5 2 (7.14%) Selenium
5 2 (7.14%) EasyMock
6 1 (3.57%) Ant
6 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 4 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Architect
3 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Product Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) OAuth
2 15 (53.57%) Web Services
3 10 (35.71%) SOAP
3 10 (35.71%) REST
4 8 (28.57%) OpenID
4 8 (28.57%) JMS
5 4 (14.29%) jQuery
6 3 (10.71%) HTML5
6 3 (10.71%) Spring
6 3 (10.71%) JSON
6 3 (10.71%) HTML
6 3 (10.71%) XML
6 3 (10.71%) CSS
6 3 (10.71%) CSS3
6 3 (10.71%) Apache Camel
7 2 (7.14%) XHTML
7 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.14%) Java EE
7 2 (7.14%) Ajax
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (25.00%) Open Source
3 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.71%) Data Structures
5 2 (7.14%) User Experience
5 2 (7.14%) W3C
5 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (7.14%) Wiki
6 1 (3.57%) Social Media
6 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
6 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) SOA
3 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (14.29%) Use Case
4 3 (10.71%) Business Development
4 3 (10.71%) Information Security
4 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
5 2 (7.14%) Time Management
5 2 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (7.14%) OOD
5 2 (7.14%) B2B
5 2 (7.14%) UML
5 2 (7.14%) OO
5 2 (7.14%) SEO
5 2 (7.14%) Validation
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Content Management
5 2 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
4 2 (7.14%) PHP5
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) CISSP
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (3.57%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (3.57%) OpenIDM
3 1 (3.57%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Google
5 1 (3.57%) FatWire
5 1 (3.57%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) Mercator
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) ForgeRock
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Rate: £350.00 - £475.00 per day
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