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 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
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 398 412 368
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -44
Contract jobs citing SAML 11 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.049% 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 8
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £409 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £601 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £425 £269
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +58.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
6889 7267 6634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.88% 29.96% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5264 5258 4835
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £551 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 53 67
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 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
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 - 3 £613 - 2
Canary Wharf - - - -
SAML
England

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (52.78%) OAuth
1 19 (52.78%) OpenID
2 16 (44.44%) Java
2 16 (44.44%) Web Services
3 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (36.11%) Oracle
4 13 (36.11%) REST
5 11 (30.56%) SOAP
6 10 (27.78%) OOD
6 10 (27.78%) OO
6 10 (27.78%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (27.78%) Java EE
6 10 (27.78%) Data Structures
7 9 (25.00%) Spring
7 9 (25.00%) Selenium
7 9 (25.00%) JUnit
8 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
8 8 (22.22%) QA
8 8 (22.22%) Maven
8 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
9 7 (19.44%) Apache Camel
9 7 (19.44%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (19.44%) B2B
10 6 (16.67%) SQL
10 6 (16.67%) Migration
10 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
10 6 (16.67%) Scrum
10 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (16.67%) Mockito

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Portal
2 1 (2.78%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) LDAP
2 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.78%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Selenium
1 9 (25.00%) JUnit
2 8 (22.22%) Maven
2 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 6 (16.67%) Mockito
3 6 (16.67%) EasyMock
4 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.33%) Capybara
5 2 (5.56%) JMeter
5 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.78%) Checkstyle
General
1 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Architect
2 11 (30.56%) Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Consultant
5 6 (16.67%) Technical Architect
6 5 (13.89%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (13.89%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (11.11%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 3 (8.33%) Designer
8 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Security Consultant
9 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) OAuth
1 19 (52.78%) OpenID
2 16 (44.44%) Web Services
3 13 (36.11%) REST
4 11 (30.56%) SOAP
5 10 (27.78%) Java EE
6 9 (25.00%) Spring
7 7 (19.44%) Apache Camel
8 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
9 4 (11.11%) XML
9 4 (11.11%) J2EE
9 4 (11.11%) JSON
9 4 (11.11%) RESTful
10 3 (8.33%) WebCenter
10 3 (8.33%) Spring Security
10 3 (8.33%) CSS
10 3 (8.33%) .NET
10 3 (8.33%) HTML
11 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
11 2 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.56%) Wiki
2 2 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (2.78%) Social Media
3 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) OOD
2 10 (27.78%) OO
3 7 (19.44%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (19.44%) B2B
4 6 (16.67%) Migration
4 6 (16.67%) Scrum
4 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 5 (13.89%) Time Management
5 5 (13.89%) TDD
6 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 3 (8.33%) Business Development
6 3 (8.33%) Information Security
6 3 (8.33%) BDD
7 2 (5.56%) Analytics
7 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) Java
2 6 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) CISSP
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (2.78%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (2.78%) OpenIDM
3 1 (2.78%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Oracle
2 10 (27.78%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Google
4 2 (5.56%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Dell
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) Mercator
5 1 (2.78%) Akamai
5 1 (2.78%) ForgeRock