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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenID
Rank 579 586 540
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -46
Contract jobs citing OpenID 23 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.032% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.12% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £305 £425
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -28.23%
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
14912 15204 12834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.64% 27.05% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9674 9787 8012
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 227 352
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.64 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 21 April 2015.

OpenID Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OpenID
Top 6 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 21 April 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 +9 23 £400 -5.88% 2
South East - 20 £395 -
Hampshire - 17 £390 -
London -4 3 £475 +10.46% 2
City of London +18 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 - -

OpenID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 38 (82.61%) SAML
2 28 (60.87%) OAuth
3 22 (47.83%) OAuth2
4 21 (45.65%) Java
5 20 (43.48%) CISSP
5 20 (43.48%) Information Security
5 20 (43.48%) Security Cleared
5 20 (43.48%) TOGAF
5 20 (43.48%) Enterprise Architecture
6 19 (41.30%) RESTful
6 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (41.30%) Web Services
7 18 (39.13%) Identity Management
8 17 (36.96%) TDD
8 17 (36.96%) BDD
9 16 (34.78%) DV Cleared
9 16 (34.78%) Linux
10 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
11 14 (30.43%) Mockito
11 14 (30.43%) Cucumber
11 14 (30.43%) Scrum
11 14 (30.43%) Spring
11 14 (30.43%) Business Development
11 14 (30.43%) Selenium
11 14 (30.43%) SOA
11 14 (30.43%) JUnit
11 14 (30.43%) SOAP
12 13 (28.26%) Open Source
13 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
13 12 (26.09%) Subversion

OpenID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 12 (26.09%) Apache
2 9 (19.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.35%) IIS
3 2 (4.35%) JBoss
4 1 (2.17%) WordPress
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.17%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) Internet
2 6 (13.04%) Network Security
3 4 (8.70%) LDAP
4 3 (6.52%) HTTP
5 2 (4.35%) Kerberos
5 2 (4.35%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.70%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.35%) DB2
4 2 (4.35%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) JUnit
1 14 (30.43%) Selenium
1 14 (30.43%) Mockito
1 14 (30.43%) Cucumber
2 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 12 (26.09%) Subversion
3 10 (21.74%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.35%) Ant
4 2 (4.35%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.35%) Maven
4 2 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (4.35%) NUnit
4 2 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (4.35%) Moq
General
1 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (10.87%) Security Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Management Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Security Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Support
7 3 (6.52%) Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Support Specialist
9 1 (2.17%) Technical Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Product Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Technical Support Specialist
9 1 (2.17%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Architect
9 1 (2.17%) .NET Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (82.61%) SAML
2 28 (60.87%) OAuth
3 22 (47.83%) OAuth2
4 19 (41.30%) Web Services
4 19 (41.30%) RESTful
5 14 (30.43%) Spring
5 14 (30.43%) SOAP
6 11 (23.91%) Hibernate
7 7 (15.22%) PostGIS
7 7 (15.22%) CSS
7 7 (15.22%) HTML
8 3 (6.52%) .NET
9 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
9 2 (4.35%) XHTML
9 2 (4.35%) Middleware
9 2 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (4.35%) NHibernate
9 2 (4.35%) JSON
9 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.35%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Open Source
2 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.35%) SecurID
4 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Android
2 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
3 2 (4.35%) UNIX
3 2 (4.35%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Information Security
1 20 (43.48%) TOGAF
1 20 (43.48%) Enterprise Architecture
2 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (39.13%) Identity Management
4 17 (36.96%) TDD
4 17 (36.96%) BDD
5 14 (30.43%) Business Development
5 14 (30.43%) Scrum
5 14 (30.43%) SOA
6 11 (23.91%) Web Development
6 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (21.74%) Change Control
7 10 (21.74%) OO
7 10 (21.74%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.52%) MVC
8 3 (6.52%) Android Development
8 3 (6.52%) iOS Development
9 2 (4.35%) Performance Testing
9 2 (4.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) Java
2 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.87%) PHP
3 5 (10.87%) Ruby
4 3 (6.52%) SQL
5 2 (4.35%) Python
5 2 (4.35%) Perl
5 2 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) CISSP
1 20 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 16 (34.78%) DV Cleared
3 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (4.35%) OpenAM
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Apigee
2 3 (6.52%) WSO2
3 2 (4.35%) ForgeRock
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) IBM
3 2 (4.35%) Google
3 2 (4.35%) Facebook
3 2 (4.35%) Twitter
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft