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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 235 232 229
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing SAML 30 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.033% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.28% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 3
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£409 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £470 £513
% change year-on-year
-6.38% -8.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50
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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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2343 2120 1913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.80% 23.43% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1203 1009
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 41 119
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 - 13 £390 - 1
Berkshire -6 6 £545 - 1
Surrey - - - -
SAML
England

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 37 (59.68%) OpenID
2 34 (54.84%) OAuth
3 28 (45.16%) Security Cleared
4 26 (41.94%) Enterprise Architecture
5 25 (40.32%) Web Services
6 24 (38.71%) CISSP
6 24 (38.71%) TOGAF
7 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (37.10%) Identity Management
7 23 (37.10%) Information Security
7 23 (37.10%) Java
8 21 (33.87%) SOAP
8 21 (33.87%) DV Cleared
9 20 (32.26%) SC Cleared
9 20 (32.26%) SOA
10 16 (25.81%) Spring
10 16 (25.81%) Business Development
11 14 (22.58%) Open Source
11 14 (22.58%) OAuth2
11 14 (22.58%) Subversion
11 14 (22.58%) JUnit
12 13 (20.97%) TDD
12 13 (20.97%) Hibernate
13 12 (19.35%) Jenkins
13 12 (19.35%) BDD
14 11 (17.74%) Cucumber
14 11 (17.74%) Mockito
14 11 (17.74%) RESTful
14 11 (17.74%) Scrum
14 11 (17.74%) Selenium

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (16.13%) Apache
2 7 (11.29%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.06%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.06%) Mule
4 2 (3.23%) IIS
4 2 (3.23%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) JBoss
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.61%) WordPress
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.61%) Moodle
5 1 (1.61%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) SaaS
1 5 (8.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) Internet
2 7 (11.29%) Network Security
3 3 (4.84%) LDAP
4 2 (3.23%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.23%) X.500
5 1 (1.61%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.61%) Intranet
5 1 (1.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) DB2
4 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) JUnit
1 14 (22.58%) Subversion
2 12 (19.35%) Jenkins
3 11 (17.74%) Selenium
3 11 (17.74%) Mockito
3 11 (17.74%) Cucumber
4 10 (16.13%) Maven
5 9 (14.52%) Git (software)
6 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
6 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (3.23%) Ant
8 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.61%) Hudson
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Automotive
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Developer
2 16 (25.81%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.90%) Consultant
4 7 (11.29%) Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (8.06%) Security Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) Management Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Technical Security Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Cloud Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Digital Architect
9 2 (3.23%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
10 1 (1.61%) Security Architect
10 1 (1.61%) Security Engineer
10 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Consultant
10 1 (1.61%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (59.68%) OpenID
2 34 (54.84%) OAuth
3 25 (40.32%) Web Services
4 21 (33.87%) SOAP
5 16 (25.81%) Spring
6 14 (22.58%) OAuth2
7 13 (20.97%) Hibernate
8 11 (17.74%) RESTful
9 10 (16.13%) HTML
10 9 (14.52%) CSS
10 9 (14.52%) REST
11 8 (12.90%) .NET
12 7 (11.29%) XML
13 6 (9.68%) JMS
14 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET
14 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (8.06%) jQuery
14 5 (8.06%) PostGIS
15 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 4 (6.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Open Source
2 7 (11.29%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Social Media
3 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.45%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.84%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.61%) SecurID
5 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) Windows
3 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) Enterprise Architecture
2 24 (38.71%) TOGAF
3 23 (37.10%) Information Security
3 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (37.10%) Identity Management
4 20 (32.26%) SOA
5 16 (25.81%) Business Development
6 13 (20.97%) TDD
7 12 (19.35%) BDD
8 11 (17.74%) Scrum
9 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (14.52%) MVC
10 8 (12.90%) OO
10 8 (12.90%) Automated Testing
10 8 (12.90%) Change Control
10 8 (12.90%) Web Development
11 6 (9.68%) Project Planning
12 4 (6.45%) System Testing
12 4 (6.45%) Migration
13 3 (4.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.10%) Java
2 10 (16.13%) SQL
3 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.29%) C#
5 5 (8.06%) PHP
6 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.61%) Python
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby
7 1 (1.61%) C
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
7 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 24 (38.71%) CISSP
3 21 (33.87%) DV Cleared
4 20 (32.26%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.84%) Degree
5 3 (4.84%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Puppet
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (1.61%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (4.84%) WSO2
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.23%) Adobe
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle
3 2 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (1.61%) ForgeRock
4 1 (1.61%) Mercator
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