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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 386 397 365
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -32
Contract jobs citing SAML 28 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.43% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 38
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£423 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £353 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £524 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £407 £328
% change year-on-year
-12.46% +24.27%
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
7424 7911 7777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.51% 31.63% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5184 5719 5519
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 52 75
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £23.42 £15.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +16 2 £525 +40.00%
Canary Wharf - - - -
SAML
England

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 23 (50.00%) Web Services
2 19 (41.30%) Java
2 19 (41.30%) REST
3 16 (34.78%) SOAP
4 15 (32.61%) Oracle
4 15 (32.61%) OAuth
4 15 (32.61%) OpenID
5 14 (30.43%) Spring
6 12 (26.09%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (21.74%) J2EE
7 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
7 10 (21.74%) Selenium
8 9 (19.57%) Data Migration
8 9 (19.57%) Migration
8 9 (19.57%) B2B
9 8 (17.39%) OOD
9 8 (17.39%) C#
9 8 (17.39%) IIS
9 8 (17.39%) OO
9 8 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (17.39%) Java EE
10 7 (15.22%) Time Management
10 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
10 7 (15.22%) JSON
10 7 (15.22%) QA
10 7 (15.22%) JBoss
10 7 (15.22%) Apache
10 7 (15.22%) Tomcat
10 7 (15.22%) Struts

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (17.39%) IIS
2 7 (15.22%) Apache
2 7 (15.22%) Tomcat
2 7 (15.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.17%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) HTTP
1 3 (6.52%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) 3GPP
3 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Selenium
2 7 (15.22%) JUnit
3 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 6 (13.04%) Maven
4 4 (8.70%) EasyMock
4 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.70%) Mockito
4 4 (8.70%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.52%) MSTest
5 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.52%) SpecFlow
5 3 (6.52%) QUnit
5 3 (6.52%) Jasmine
5 3 (6.52%) JSUnit
5 3 (6.52%) Capybara
5 3 (6.52%) NUnit
5 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.35%) JMeter
6 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Architect
2 10 (21.74%) Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (13.04%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 6 (13.04%) Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Technical Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Designer
7 3 (6.52%) Salesforce.com Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (50.00%) Web Services
2 19 (41.30%) REST
3 16 (34.78%) SOAP
4 15 (32.61%) OAuth
4 15 (32.61%) OpenID
5 14 (30.43%) Spring
6 10 (21.74%) J2EE
7 8 (17.39%) Java EE
8 7 (15.22%) JSON
8 7 (15.22%) Struts
8 7 (15.22%) JSP
8 7 (15.22%) Servlets
8 7 (15.22%) JAAS
8 7 (15.22%) RESTful
9 6 (13.04%) .NET
10 5 (10.87%) XML
11 4 (8.70%) WPF
11 4 (8.70%) Hibernate
11 4 (8.70%) Apache Camel
12 3 (6.52%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Smartcard
1 2 (4.35%) Cryptography
1 2 (4.35%) Open Source
1 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) UNIX
2 5 (10.87%) Windows
3 4 (8.70%) Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Android
4 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.57%) Data Migration
2 9 (19.57%) Migration
2 9 (19.57%) B2B
3 8 (17.39%) OOD
3 8 (17.39%) OO
3 8 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (15.22%) Time Management
4 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
4 7 (15.22%) BDD
5 6 (13.04%) TDD
5 6 (13.04%) Scrum
6 4 (8.70%) Security Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.70%) Analytics
7 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) Java
2 8 (17.39%) C#
3 7 (15.22%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) C
5 1 (2.17%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) CISSP
3 2 (4.35%) CISA
3 2 (4.35%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Oracle
2 12 (26.09%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (15.22%) JBoss
4 4 (8.70%) DevExpress
5 3 (6.52%) SAP
6 2 (4.35%) Sun
7 1 (2.17%) Akamai
7 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft