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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 258 254 237
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Contract jobs citing SAML 11 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.043% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.17% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
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£450 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £363 £395
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.64 - -
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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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2577 2317 2325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.05% 24.87% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 1310 1311
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 41 58
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Surrey - 5 £475 - 2
Berkshire +1 4 £200 - 1
Hampshire -2 2 £450 -21.73%
SAML
England

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) LDAP
3 15 (35.71%) Java
4 14 (33.33%) Linux
4 14 (33.33%) Apache
5 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
6 12 (28.57%) OAuth2
7 11 (26.19%) Open Source
7 11 (26.19%) Web Services
7 11 (26.19%) Oracle
8 10 (23.81%) .NET
8 10 (23.81%) SOAP
8 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 10 (23.81%) SOA
8 10 (23.81%) OpenID
8 10 (23.81%) RESTful
9 9 (21.43%) OAuth
9 9 (21.43%) Tomcat
9 9 (21.43%) Internet
9 9 (21.43%) PHP
9 9 (21.43%) TDD
10 8 (19.05%) Spring
10 8 (19.05%) Scrum
10 8 (19.05%) HTML
10 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (19.05%) BDD
11 7 (16.67%) Mockito
11 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
11 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (16.67%) Git (software)

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 14 (33.33%) Apache
2 9 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.90%) IIS
3 5 (11.90%) GlassFish
3 5 (11.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
5 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.76%) JBoss
6 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.38%) WordPress
7 1 (2.38%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Yammer
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) LDAP
2 9 (21.43%) Internet
3 7 (16.67%) SAN
4 6 (14.29%) LAN
4 6 (14.29%) WAN
4 6 (14.29%) SSL
5 5 (11.90%) IPsec
6 3 (7.14%) X.500
7 2 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (4.76%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (4.76%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.38%) VPN
8 1 (2.38%) DNS
8 1 (2.38%) DMZ
8 1 (2.38%) DHCP
8 1 (2.38%) Network Security
8 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 3 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.76%) DB2
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) JUnit
1 7 (16.67%) Selenium
1 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (16.67%) Mockito
1 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 7 (16.67%) Subversion
2 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.14%) Maven
3 3 (7.14%) Ant
4 2 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.38%) Hudson
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Automotive
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Consultant
3 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Designer
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Security Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Java Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Web Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Agile Java Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Security Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) OAuth2
2 11 (26.19%) Web Services
3 10 (23.81%) .NET
3 10 (23.81%) SOAP
3 10 (23.81%) OpenID
3 10 (23.81%) RESTful
4 9 (21.43%) OAuth
5 8 (19.05%) HTML
5 8 (19.05%) Spring
5 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (16.67%) Middleware
7 5 (11.90%) Hibernate
7 5 (11.90%) CSS
8 3 (7.14%) HTML5
8 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (4.76%) REST
9 2 (4.76%) SailPoint
9 2 (4.76%) PostGIS
9 2 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) IVR
1 4 (9.52%) User Experience
2 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.76%) SecurID
3 2 (4.76%) PKI
3 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Social Media
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) UNIX
3 6 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (4.76%) Solaris
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) Open Source
3 10 (23.81%) SOA
4 9 (21.43%) TDD
5 8 (19.05%) BDD
5 8 (19.05%) Scrum
6 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (16.67%) Identity Management
6 7 (16.67%) MVC
7 6 (14.29%) Change Control
8 5 (11.90%) Automated Testing
8 5 (11.90%) OO
8 5 (11.90%) Web Development
9 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
9 4 (9.52%) Email Management
10 3 (7.14%) DevOps
10 3 (7.14%) UML
10 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
11 2 (4.76%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) Java
2 9 (21.43%) PHP
3 7 (16.67%) Perl
4 6 (14.29%) C#
4 6 (14.29%) SQL
5 5 (11.90%) C
5 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.14%) Python
6 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.76%) Ruby
8 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) Shibboleth
3 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (4.76%) OpenAM
2 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.67%) VMware
4 5 (11.90%) Adobe
4 5 (11.90%) Juniper
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco
5 4 (9.52%) KANA
5 4 (9.52%) Splunk
6 3 (7.14%) WSO2
7 2 (4.76%) ForgeRock
7 2 (4.76%) Apigee
7 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.76%) IBM