The table below looks at the statistics for SAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 127 114 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing SAML 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.16% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £269
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +58.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
740 770 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.46% 30.60% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 415 283
Average daily rate £370 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 19 19
Average hourly rate - £33.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

SAML
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SAML Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SAML
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SAML Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SAML
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth
1 1 (100.00%) DataPower
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow