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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 235 237 220
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs citing SAML 25 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.067% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.10% 0.28% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £200 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £385 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
- -37.39%
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
2282 2120 1964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.17% 23.72% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1212 1058
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 49 123
Average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.48% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £20.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 May 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 May 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 +15 12 £361 +1.40%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £450 -
West Sussex - 4 £500 -
East Sussex -17 1 £600 +200.00%
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
SAML
England

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.91%) Web Services
3 27 (49.09%) Java
4 26 (47.27%) OpenID
5 23 (41.82%) SOAP
5 23 (41.82%) SOA
6 22 (40.00%) OAuth
7 21 (38.18%) Open Source
8 19 (34.55%) OAuth2
9 17 (30.91%) Apache
9 17 (30.91%) Linux
9 17 (30.91%) Subversion
10 16 (29.09%) TDD
11 15 (27.27%) Spring
11 15 (27.27%) Scrum
11 15 (27.27%) BDD
12 14 (25.45%) Mockito
12 14 (25.45%) Cucumber
12 14 (25.45%) RESTful
12 14 (25.45%) Security Cleared
12 14 (25.45%) Selenium
12 14 (25.45%) JUnit
12 14 (25.45%) Tomcat
13 13 (23.64%) LDAP
13 13 (23.64%) Enterprise Architecture
13 13 (23.64%) Identity Management
13 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
14 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
14 12 (21.82%) Hibernate
15 11 (20.00%) MVC

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 17 (30.91%) Apache
2 14 (25.45%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 5 (9.09%) GlassFish
3 5 (9.09%) Mule
3 5 (9.09%) Mule ESB
4 3 (5.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.64%) IIS
5 2 (3.64%) JBoss
6 1 (1.82%) WordPress
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) SaaS
1 5 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) LDAP
2 11 (20.00%) Internet
3 5 (9.09%) SSL
3 5 (9.09%) SAN
3 5 (9.09%) LAN
3 5 (9.09%) WAN
3 5 (9.09%) IPsec
4 4 (7.27%) X.500
5 2 (3.64%) Kerberos
5 2 (3.64%) Network Security
5 2 (3.64%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.64%) DB2
4 2 (3.64%) MySQL
4 2 (3.64%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Subversion
2 14 (25.45%) JUnit
2 14 (25.45%) Selenium
2 14 (25.45%) Mockito
2 14 (25.45%) Cucumber
3 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
4 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (14.55%) Maven
6 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
7 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (5.45%) Ant
9 2 (3.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (1.82%) Hudson
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Automotive
2 3 (5.45%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (50.91%) Developer
2 14 (25.45%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Consultant
4 7 (12.73%) Architect
4 7 (12.73%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Security Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.64%) Management Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Cloud Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Security Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Designer
8 2 (3.64%) MuleSoft Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Digital Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.91%) Web Services
2 26 (47.27%) OpenID
3 23 (41.82%) SOAP
4 22 (40.00%) OAuth
5 19 (34.55%) OAuth2
6 15 (27.27%) Spring
7 14 (25.45%) RESTful
8 12 (21.82%) Hibernate
9 11 (20.00%) CSS
9 11 (20.00%) HTML
10 10 (18.18%) .NET
11 8 (14.55%) REST
12 7 (12.73%) PostGIS
13 6 (10.91%) jQuery
13 6 (10.91%) XML
13 6 (10.91%) Middleware
13 6 (10.91%) JMS
14 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
14 5 (9.09%) WCF
14 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.27%) Social Media
3 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (3.64%) SecurID
5 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) IVR
6 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) UNIX
3 2 (3.64%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.82%) SOA
3 21 (38.18%) Open Source
4 16 (29.09%) TDD
5 15 (27.27%) BDD
5 15 (27.27%) Scrum
6 13 (23.64%) Identity Management
6 13 (23.64%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (20.00%) MVC
8 10 (18.18%) Information Security
8 10 (18.18%) Automated Testing
8 10 (18.18%) OO
8 10 (18.18%) Change Control
8 10 (18.18%) Web Development
9 9 (16.36%) TOGAF
10 7 (12.73%) Business Development
11 6 (10.91%) Project Planning
12 4 (7.27%) System Testing
12 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 27 (49.09%) Java
2 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.18%) C#
4 9 (16.36%) SQL
4 9 (16.36%) PHP
5 7 (12.73%) Perl
6 5 (9.09%) C
7 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.64%) Python
8 2 (3.64%) Ruby
9 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Security Cleared
2 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.36%) CISSP
4 7 (12.73%) DV Cleared
5 5 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.91%) Shibboleth
3 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) CloudHub
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (3.64%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) Apigee
3 5 (9.09%) Cisco
3 5 (9.09%) Juniper
3 5 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (9.09%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) Adobe
4 3 (5.45%) MuleSoft
4 3 (5.45%) WSO2
5 2 (3.64%) ForgeRock
5 2 (3.64%) IBM
6 1 (1.82%) KANA
6 1 (1.82%) Splunk