The table below looks at the statistics for SAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAML 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.95% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 - -
SAML
North West

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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
81 56 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.71% 14.66% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 29 33
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.80 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

SAML
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAML across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAML Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SAML
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAML across the Merseyside region.

SAML Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SAML
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Southport - 2 £338 -
Birkenhead - 1 £300 -
SAML
North West

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Autofac
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) IIS

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (66.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Autofac
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle