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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 384 377 348
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -29
Contract jobs citing SAML 14 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.074% 0.078%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 13
Average daily rate
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£581 £750 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +87.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £497 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £770 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £535 £400 £638
% change year-on-year
+33.75% -37.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAML
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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
6328 6319 6051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.96% 29.32% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4744 4501 4387
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 60
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £21.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +60.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £77.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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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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 +11 4 £619 -8.33% 2
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
SAML
England

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (69.70%) OAuth
2 20 (60.61%) Java
3 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (48.48%) OpenID
5 13 (39.39%) Web Services
6 12 (36.36%) Maven
7 10 (30.30%) Java EE
7 10 (30.30%) OO
7 10 (30.30%) OOD
7 10 (30.30%) Data Structures
8 9 (27.27%) REST
8 9 (27.27%) SOAP
8 9 (27.27%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (24.24%) Open Source
10 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
10 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (21.21%) Apache Camel
10 7 (21.21%) SOA
10 7 (21.21%) JMS
11 6 (18.18%) Oracle
11 6 (18.18%) JUnit
11 6 (18.18%) Hibernate
11 6 (18.18%) Scrum
11 6 (18.18%) Subversion
11 6 (18.18%) Spring
11 6 (18.18%) QA
11 6 (18.18%) Selenium
11 6 (18.18%) Unit Testing
11 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (18.18%) EasyMock

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (18.18%) Mule
2 2 (6.06%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Jadu
3 1 (3.03%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) GitHub
1 6 (18.18%) SaaS
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) LDAP
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) Intranet
2 1 (3.03%) Extranet
2 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Maven
2 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
3 6 (18.18%) JUnit
3 6 (18.18%) Subversion
3 6 (18.18%) Selenium
3 6 (18.18%) EasyMock
3 6 (18.18%) Mockito
4 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Architect
3 9 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Designer
7 2 (6.06%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (69.70%) OAuth
2 16 (48.48%) OpenID
3 13 (39.39%) Web Services
4 10 (30.30%) Java EE
5 9 (27.27%) REST
5 9 (27.27%) SOAP
6 7 (21.21%) Apache Camel
6 7 (21.21%) JMS
7 6 (18.18%) Hibernate
7 6 (18.18%) Spring
8 4 (12.12%) J2EE
9 3 (9.09%) jQuery
10 2 (6.06%) HTML5
10 2 (6.06%) CSS3
10 2 (6.06%) JSON
10 2 (6.06%) HTML
10 2 (6.06%) .NET
10 2 (6.06%) CSS
10 2 (6.06%) XML
11 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Data Structures
2 8 (24.24%) Open Source
3 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.06%) Wiki
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) W3C
5 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.03%) User Experience
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) OO
2 10 (30.30%) OOD
3 7 (21.21%) SOA
4 6 (18.18%) Scrum
4 6 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (9.09%) Business Development
6 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 3 (9.09%) Information Security
6 3 (9.09%) Use Case
7 2 (6.06%) Time Management
7 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.06%) TDD
7 2 (6.06%) B2B
7 2 (6.06%) Migration
8 1 (3.03%) Identity Management
8 1 (3.03%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) CISSP
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (3.03%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (3.03%) OpenIDM
3 1 (3.03%) OpenAM
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) FatWire
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) Dell
5 1 (3.03%) Mercator
5 1 (3.03%) DevExpress
5 1 (3.03%) ForgeRock