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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 401 402 381
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs citing SAML 24 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.098% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.36% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 37
Average daily rate
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£440 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £368 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £516 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £395 £326
% change year-on-year
-4.94% +20.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50
SAML
England

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
7396 7878 7768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.20% 31.30% 29.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5315 5699 5441
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 47 69
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.88 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 22 September 2014.

SAML Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 September 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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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
City of London +24 2 £525 +40.00%
Canary Wharf - - - -
SAML
England

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 24 (48.00%) Web Services
2 20 (40.00%) Java
2 20 (40.00%) REST
3 18 (36.00%) SOAP
4 17 (34.00%) Oracle
4 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (34.00%) OpenID
5 15 (30.00%) Spring
5 15 (30.00%) OAuth
6 14 (28.00%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (24.00%) Telecoms
8 11 (22.00%) Migration
8 11 (22.00%) Data Migration
8 11 (22.00%) Selenium
8 11 (22.00%) B2B
9 10 (20.00%) J2EE
9 10 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (18.00%) Java EE
10 9 (18.00%) Time Management
10 9 (18.00%) OO
10 9 (18.00%) OOD
11 8 (16.00%) C#
11 8 (16.00%) JUnit
11 8 (16.00%) IIS
11 8 (16.00%) Unit Testing
12 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
12 7 (14.00%) BDD
12 7 (14.00%) RESTful
12 7 (14.00%) QA
12 7 (14.00%) Maven

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 8 (16.00%) IIS
2 7 (14.00%) Apache
2 7 (14.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (14.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.00%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Office
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) HTTP
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
1 3 (6.00%) LDAP
2 2 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.00%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Selenium
2 8 (16.00%) JUnit
3 7 (14.00%) Maven
3 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.00%) EasyMock
4 5 (10.00%) Mockito
5 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (8.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (6.00%) MSTest
6 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.00%) SpecFlow
6 3 (6.00%) QUnit
6 3 (6.00%) Jasmine
6 3 (6.00%) Capybara
6 3 (6.00%) JSUnit
6 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (6.00%) NUnit
7 2 (4.00%) JMeter
7 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Architect
2 13 (26.00%) Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Consultant
3 8 (16.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 7 (14.00%) Technical Architect
4 7 (14.00%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (12.00%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Designer
7 3 (6.00%) Lead Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.00%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.00%) Web Services
2 20 (40.00%) REST
3 18 (36.00%) SOAP
4 17 (34.00%) OpenID
5 15 (30.00%) OAuth
5 15 (30.00%) Spring
6 10 (20.00%) J2EE
7 9 (18.00%) Java EE
8 7 (14.00%) JAAS
8 7 (14.00%) Struts
8 7 (14.00%) JSP
8 7 (14.00%) Servlets
8 7 (14.00%) RESTful
9 6 (12.00%) .NET
9 6 (12.00%) JSON
10 5 (10.00%) Hibernate
10 5 (10.00%) XML
10 5 (10.00%) Apache Camel
11 4 (8.00%) WPF
12 3 (6.00%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Wiki
1 2 (4.00%) Open Source
1 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Social Media
2 1 (2.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) UNIX
2 5 (10.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Android
4 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) Migration
2 11 (22.00%) B2B
2 11 (22.00%) Data Migration
3 10 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (18.00%) Time Management
4 9 (18.00%) OO
4 9 (18.00%) OOD
5 8 (16.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (14.00%) BDD
7 6 (12.00%) Scrum
7 6 (12.00%) TDD
8 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.00%) Analytics
9 4 (8.00%) Security Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Performance Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
11 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) Java
2 8 (16.00%) C#
3 7 (14.00%) SQL
4 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
1 4 (8.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) CISSP
2 2 (4.00%) CISA
2 2 (4.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Oracle
2 14 (28.00%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (14.00%) JBoss
4 4 (8.00%) DevExpress
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.00%) SAP
6 2 (4.00%) Sun
6 2 (4.00%) Google
7 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.00%) Akamai
7 1 (2.00%) Business Objects