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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenID
Rank 566 573 549
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs citing OpenID 23 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.028% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.10% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 1
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£405 £430 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.81% -21.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £388 -
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -
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
14472 14509 12580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.34% 27.23% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9423 9255 7928
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 226 331
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.99 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £43.75
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 31 March 2015.

OpenID Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OpenID
Top 4 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 31 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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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 +1 23 £405 -5.81% 4
South East - 19 £405 -
Berkshire - 6 £545 -
London -1 4 £388 -9.88% 4

OpenID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 41 (82.00%) SAML
2 35 (70.00%) OAuth
3 27 (54.00%) Security Cleared
3 27 (54.00%) TOGAF
3 27 (54.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 27 (54.00%) CISSP
4 26 (52.00%) Information Security
5 23 (46.00%) Identity Management
6 22 (44.00%) DV Cleared
7 19 (38.00%) SC Cleared
7 19 (38.00%) Business Development
7 19 (38.00%) OAuth2
8 17 (34.00%) Java
9 16 (32.00%) Web Services
9 16 (32.00%) RESTful
10 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (28.00%) TDD
11 14 (28.00%) BDD
12 13 (26.00%) Linux
13 12 (24.00%) Open Source
14 11 (22.00%) Mockito
14 11 (22.00%) Cucumber
14 11 (22.00%) Scrum
14 11 (22.00%) Spring
14 11 (22.00%) Selenium
14 11 (22.00%) JUnit
14 11 (22.00%) SOAP
14 11 (22.00%) SOA
15 9 (18.00%) Apache
15 9 (18.00%) Subversion

OpenID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 9 (18.00%) Apache
2 6 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.00%) WordPress
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.00%) Node.js
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Internet
2 7 (14.00%) Network Security
3 3 (6.00%) LDAP
3 3 (6.00%) HTTP
4 1 (2.00%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.00%) SMTP
4 1 (2.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (6.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) DB2
3 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) JUnit
1 11 (22.00%) Selenium
1 11 (22.00%) Mockito
1 11 (22.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (18.00%) Subversion
2 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (4.00%) Moq
4 2 (4.00%) NUnit
5 1 (2.00%) Ant
5 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.00%) Maven
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Developer
2 11 (22.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Technical Specialist
3 7 (14.00%) Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Management Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Security Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Support Specialist
8 1 (2.00%) .NET Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Product Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Technical Support Specialist
8 1 (2.00%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (82.00%) SAML
2 35 (70.00%) OAuth
3 19 (38.00%) OAuth2
4 16 (32.00%) RESTful
4 16 (32.00%) Web Services
5 11 (22.00%) SOAP
5 11 (22.00%) Spring
6 8 (16.00%) Hibernate
7 6 (12.00%) CSS
7 6 (12.00%) HTML
8 5 (10.00%) PostGIS
9 3 (6.00%) .NET
9 3 (6.00%) Middleware
10 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
10 2 (4.00%) jQuery
10 2 (4.00%) Spring.NET
10 2 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (4.00%) NHibernate
10 2 (4.00%) JSON
10 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Open Source
2 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.00%) SecurID
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) Android
2 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (4.00%) UNIX
4 1 (2.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) TOGAF
1 27 (54.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 26 (52.00%) Information Security
3 23 (46.00%) Identity Management
4 19 (38.00%) Business Development
5 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (28.00%) TDD
6 14 (28.00%) BDD
7 11 (22.00%) Scrum
7 11 (22.00%) SOA
8 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (18.00%) Web Development
9 8 (16.00%) Change Control
9 8 (16.00%) OO
9 8 (16.00%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.00%) MVC
10 3 (6.00%) Android Development
10 3 (6.00%) iOS Development
11 2 (4.00%) Workflow
11 2 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) Java
2 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.00%) PHP
4 4 (8.00%) Ruby
5 2 (4.00%) Perl
5 2 (4.00%) SQL
6 1 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) Tcl
6 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (54.00%) CISSP
1 27 (54.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (44.00%) DV Cleared
3 19 (38.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) OpenSSO
1 1 (2.00%) Puppet
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (2.00%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) WSO2
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Google
2 2 (4.00%) Facebook
2 2 (4.00%) Twitter
3 1 (2.00%) IBM
3 1 (2.00%) ForgeRock