The table below looks at the statistics for SAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 247 248 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing SAML 17 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.033% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate
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£420 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £300 £420
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -28.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2511 2250 2128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.30% 24.45% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1607 1257 1145
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 47 67
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £18.85 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

SAML
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SAML Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SAML
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SAML Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SAML
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAML across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

SAML Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SAML
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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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
Hampshire - 10 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £300 -
Berkshire +8 3 £200 -
SAML
England

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.94%) Java
3 22 (44.90%) Web Services
4 19 (38.78%) SOAP
4 19 (38.78%) SOA
5 17 (34.69%) LDAP
5 17 (34.69%) Open Source
5 17 (34.69%) OpenID
5 17 (34.69%) OAuth2
6 15 (30.61%) Apache
6 15 (30.61%) Linux
7 14 (28.57%) TDD
8 13 (26.53%) Subversion
8 13 (26.53%) Spring
8 13 (26.53%) Scrum
8 13 (26.53%) BDD
8 13 (26.53%) OAuth
9 12 (24.49%) Mockito
9 12 (24.49%) Cucumber
9 12 (24.49%) RESTful
9 12 (24.49%) Selenium
9 12 (24.49%) JUnit
10 11 (22.45%) Oracle
10 11 (22.45%) Tomcat
11 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
11 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
11 10 (20.41%) PHP
11 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
12 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (18.37%) Jenkins

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 15 (30.61%) Apache
2 11 (22.45%) Tomcat
3 6 (12.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (10.20%) WebSphere
4 5 (10.20%) GlassFish
5 4 (8.16%) IIS
6 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
6 3 (6.12%) Mule
6 3 (6.12%) Mule ESB
7 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
7 2 (4.08%) JBoss
8 1 (2.04%) WordPress
8 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
1 3 (6.12%) GitHub
2 2 (4.08%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.69%) LDAP
2 9 (18.37%) Internet
3 5 (10.20%) SSL
3 5 (10.20%) SAN
3 5 (10.20%) LAN
3 5 (10.20%) WAN
3 5 (10.20%) IPsec
4 4 (8.16%) X.500
5 2 (4.08%) Kerberos
5 2 (4.08%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.16%) Hadoop
2 4 (8.16%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.08%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.08%) DB2
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Subversion
2 12 (24.49%) JUnit
2 12 (24.49%) Selenium
2 12 (24.49%) Mockito
2 12 (24.49%) Cucumber
3 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
4 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
5 6 (12.24%) Maven
6 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.12%) Ant
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (4.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (2.04%) Hudson
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Automotive
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Consultant
4 6 (12.24%) Architect
4 6 (12.24%) Designer
5 5 (10.20%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Applications Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Cloud Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Digital Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (2.04%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.90%) Web Services
2 19 (38.78%) SOAP
3 17 (34.69%) OpenID
3 17 (34.69%) OAuth2
4 13 (26.53%) OAuth
4 13 (26.53%) Spring
5 12 (24.49%) RESTful
6 9 (18.37%) Hibernate
6 9 (18.37%) Middleware
7 8 (16.33%) CSS
7 8 (16.33%) HTML
7 8 (16.33%) .NET
8 6 (12.24%) REST
9 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (8.16%) PostGIS
10 4 (8.16%) jQuery
10 4 (8.16%) XML
10 4 (8.16%) JMS
11 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
11 3 (6.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.16%) User Experience
2 4 (8.16%) IVR
3 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.12%) Social Media
4 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.08%) SecurID
4 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) UNIX
2 5 (10.20%) Windows
3 2 (4.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) SOA
3 17 (34.69%) Open Source
4 14 (28.57%) TDD
5 13 (26.53%) Scrum
5 13 (26.53%) BDD
6 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (18.37%) MVC
7 8 (16.33%) OO
7 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
7 8 (16.33%) Web Development
7 8 (16.33%) Change Control
8 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (12.24%) Identity Management
9 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
9 4 (8.16%) UML
9 4 (8.16%) Project Planning
9 4 (8.16%) Email Management
10 3 (6.12%) Information Security
11 2 (4.08%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) Java
2 10 (20.41%) PHP
3 9 (18.37%) SQL
4 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.33%) C#
5 7 (14.29%) Perl
6 5 (10.20%) C
7 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.08%) Python
7 2 (4.08%) Ruby
8 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) Degree
4 2 (4.08%) CISSP
5 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.24%) Shibboleth
3 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) CloudHub
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (4.08%) OpenAM
3 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.24%) Adobe
4 5 (10.20%) Juniper
4 5 (10.20%) VMware
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco
5 4 (8.16%) Apigee
5 4 (8.16%) KANA
5 4 (8.16%) Splunk
5 4 (8.16%) WSO2
6 3 (6.12%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (4.08%) ForgeRock
7 2 (4.08%) IBM
8 1 (2.04%) MuleSoft