The table below looks at the statistics for OpenID skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenID over the 3 months to 3 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenID
Rank 618 596 559
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -37
Contract jobs citing OpenID 10 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.033% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.064% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 17
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£395 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.03% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15586 15225 14507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.37% 27.82% 28.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10497 9780 9197
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 223 285
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

OpenID
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OpenID Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenID
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenID within the UK.

OpenID Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OpenID
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenID within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

OpenID Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OpenID
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenID within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 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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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
England -17 9 £393 +20.76%
London -15 4 £398 +13.57%
South East - 4 £390 -
Hampshire - 4 £390 -
Southampton - 3 £390 -
East of England -5 1 £370 +23.45%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £370 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £370 -
City of London - 1 £575 -

OpenID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenID 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 OpenID.

1 26 (89.66%) SAML
2 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) Web Services
2 18 (62.07%) OAuth2
3 17 (58.62%) Java
4 16 (55.17%) RESTful
5 15 (51.72%) BDD
5 15 (51.72%) TDD
6 14 (48.28%) OAuth
7 13 (44.83%) Selenium
7 13 (44.83%) Mockito
7 13 (44.83%) Spring
7 13 (44.83%) JUnit
8 12 (41.38%) SOA
8 12 (41.38%) Scrum
8 12 (41.38%) SOAP
8 12 (41.38%) Cucumber
9 11 (37.93%) Open Source
10 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
10 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (34.48%) Subversion
10 10 (34.48%) Linux
10 10 (34.48%) Apache
11 9 (31.03%) OO
11 9 (31.03%) Hibernate
11 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
12 8 (27.59%) Change Control
12 8 (27.59%) Web Development
12 8 (27.59%) Automated Testing
12 8 (27.59%) Internet

OpenID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenID 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 OpenID. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (34.48%) Apache
2 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
2 6 (20.69%) IIS
3 4 (13.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.90%) JBoss
4 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.45%) Node.js
5 1 (3.45%) WordPress
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Internet
2 6 (20.69%) LDAP
3 2 (6.90%) 3GPP
3 2 (6.90%) Kerberos
3 2 (6.90%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
1 5 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
2 4 (13.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.90%) DB2
3 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) JUnit
1 13 (44.83%) Selenium
1 13 (44.83%) Mockito
2 12 (41.38%) Cucumber
3 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
3 10 (34.48%) Subversion
4 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
5 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
6 3 (10.34%) Maven
7 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (6.90%) NUnit
7 2 (6.90%) Ant
7 2 (6.90%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (6.90%) Moq
7 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
8 1 (3.45%) EasyMock
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) AWS Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (89.66%) SAML
2 18 (62.07%) Web Services
2 18 (62.07%) OAuth2
3 16 (55.17%) RESTful
4 14 (48.28%) OAuth
5 13 (44.83%) Spring
6 12 (41.38%) SOAP
7 9 (31.03%) Hibernate
8 7 (24.14%) .NET
9 6 (20.69%) XACML
10 5 (17.24%) HTML
10 5 (17.24%) CSS
10 5 (17.24%) WCF
11 4 (13.79%) SPML
11 4 (13.79%) PostGIS
12 3 (10.34%) REST
13 2 (6.90%) SailPoint
13 2 (6.90%) Castle Windsor
13 2 (6.90%) Ninject
13 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) PKI
2 2 (6.90%) Statistics
2 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.90%) Cryptography
2 2 (6.90%) SecurID
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) TDD
2 15 (51.72%) BDD
3 12 (41.38%) Scrum
3 12 (41.38%) SOA
4 11 (37.93%) Open Source
5 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (31.03%) OO
7 8 (27.59%) Automated Testing
7 8 (27.59%) Web Development
7 8 (27.59%) Change Control
8 4 (13.79%) Workflow
9 3 (10.34%) Information Security
9 3 (10.34%) MVC
10 2 (6.90%) Identity Management
10 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
10 2 (6.90%) ETL
10 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
10 2 (6.90%) Analytics
10 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.24%) PHP
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
3 4 (13.79%) Python
3 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
3 4 (13.79%) C#
3 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.90%) R
4 2 (6.90%) C
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 2 (6.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) CISSP
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (6.90%) OpenAM
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) WSO2
1 4 (13.79%) Apigee
2 2 (6.90%) ForgeRock
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft