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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 381 392 385
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing SAML 32 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.098% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.32% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 24
Average daily rate
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£461 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.77% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £340 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £300 £420
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -28.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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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
7290 7254 7705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.10% 30.91% 31.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5309 5138 5528
Average daily rate £430 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 45 70
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.51 £17.50 £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £53.00 £57.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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 August 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 August 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 -8 7 £525 - 1
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
SAML
England

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 35 (61.40%) Java
2 20 (35.09%) Kerberos
3 18 (31.58%) OAuth
4 16 (28.07%) Web Services
5 15 (26.32%) LDAP
5 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 15 (26.32%) CA Single Sign-On
5 15 (26.32%) Firewall
6 14 (24.56%) CA
7 13 (22.81%) Finance
8 11 (19.30%) DNS
8 11 (19.30%) .NET
9 10 (17.54%) SQL
9 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
9 10 (17.54%) C#
9 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (15.79%) Identity Management
10 9 (15.79%) HP
10 9 (15.79%) Oracle
10 9 (15.79%) Python
10 9 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (15.79%) JSON
11 8 (14.04%) OWASP
11 8 (14.04%) Android
11 8 (14.04%) XML
11 8 (14.04%) Visual Studio
11 8 (14.04%) Banking
11 8 (14.04%) Fixed Income
12 7 (12.28%) Shell Script
12 7 (12.28%) Middleware

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (10.53%) Apache
2 4 (7.02%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.02%) IIS
2 4 (7.02%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (5.26%) JBoss
3 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.26%) NetWeaver
3 3 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.26%) GroupWise
4 2 (3.51%) iPlanet
4 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.75%) CMS
5 1 (1.75%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.75%) Drupal
5 1 (1.75%) Mule
5 1 (1.75%) Jadu
5 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) SaaS
2 3 (5.26%) PaaS
2 3 (5.26%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.75%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.09%) Kerberos
2 15 (26.32%) LDAP
2 15 (26.32%) Firewall
3 11 (19.30%) DNS
4 7 (12.28%) HTTP
5 6 (10.53%) DMZ
5 6 (10.53%) Internet
6 5 (8.77%) SSL
7 4 (7.02%) VPN
7 4 (7.02%) X.509
8 2 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.51%) 3GPP
8 2 (3.51%) SMTP
8 2 (3.51%) DHCP
9 1 (1.75%) SNMP
9 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) MySQL
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.26%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.51%) Sybase ASA
4 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.75%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.02%) Maven
3 3 (5.26%) Ant
3 3 (5.26%) Subversion
4 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.51%) Mockito
4 2 (3.51%) Selenium
5 1 (1.75%) EasyMock
5 1 (1.75%) JIRA
5 1 (1.75%) JUnit
5 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.75%) JMeter
5 1 (1.75%) Hudson
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Advertising
5 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Analyst
2 12 (21.05%) Security Analyst
3 11 (19.30%) Application Security Analyst
4 10 (17.54%) Architect
5 7 (12.28%) Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Security Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Technical Architect
8 4 (7.02%) Consultant
9 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Security Consultant
10 2 (3.51%) Solutions Designer
10 2 (3.51%) Technical Support
10 2 (3.51%) Support Specialist
10 2 (3.51%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Business Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) Deployment Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) SAP Architect
10 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Technical Specialist
10 2 (3.51%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) OAuth
2 16 (28.07%) Web Services
3 11 (19.30%) .NET
4 9 (15.79%) JSON
5 8 (14.04%) XML
6 7 (12.28%) HTML
6 7 (12.28%) Spring
6 7 (12.28%) Middleware
7 6 (10.53%) Hibernate
8 5 (8.77%) J2EE
8 5 (8.77%) REST
9 4 (7.02%) OpenID
9 4 (7.02%) OAuth2
9 4 (7.02%) Ajax
10 3 (5.26%) LAMP
10 3 (5.26%) Servlets
10 3 (5.26%) SOAP
10 3 (5.26%) JMS
11 2 (3.51%) JSP
11 2 (3.51%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Fixed Income
2 5 (8.77%) BYOD
3 4 (7.02%) Cryptography
4 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.26%) User Experience
4 3 (5.26%) Clustering
4 3 (5.26%) GIS
4 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.51%) IVR
5 2 (3.51%) Statistics
5 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.51%) PKI
5 2 (3.51%) New Media
6 1 (1.75%) W3C
6 1 (1.75%) Derivative
6 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.75%) CMDB
6 1 (1.75%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Android
2 7 (12.28%) UNIX
2 7 (12.28%) Linux
3 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
3 5 (8.77%) Windows
4 3 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (15.79%) Identity Management
3 8 (14.04%) OWASP
4 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (10.53%) Analytics
5 5 (8.77%) Data Modelling
6 4 (7.02%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (7.02%) ITIL
6 4 (7.02%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.02%) SEO
6 4 (7.02%) User Stories
6 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.26%) SDLC
7 3 (5.26%) Use Case
7 3 (5.26%) Open Source
7 3 (5.26%) TDD
7 3 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (5.26%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 35 (61.40%) Java
2 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
2 10 (17.54%) C#
2 10 (17.54%) SQL
3 9 (15.79%) Python
4 7 (12.28%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.02%) PHP
5 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.26%) ABAP
6 3 (5.26%) Perl
7 2 (3.51%) R
8 1 (1.75%) C
8 1 (1.75%) PHP5
8 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) Shibboleth
3 2 (3.51%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 15 (26.32%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (7.02%) Tivoli
2 4 (7.02%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (5.26%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.75%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.56%) CA
3 9 (15.79%) HP
3 9 (15.79%) Oracle
4 4 (7.02%) VMware
5 3 (5.26%) Novell
5 3 (5.26%) Lotus
5 3 (5.26%) SAP
5 3 (5.26%) Google
5 3 (5.26%) ForgeRock
6 2 (3.51%) Splunk
6 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.51%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco
6 2 (3.51%) Sybase
6 2 (3.51%) Adobe
6 2 (3.51%) KANA
6 2 (3.51%) Citrix
7 1 (1.75%) Software AG
7 1 (1.75%) Hyperion