The table below looks at the statistics for OpenSSO skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenSSO over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun OpenSSO
UK
Rank 579 629 598
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -31
Contract jobs citing OpenSSO 8 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.002% 0.018%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.17% 0.023% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Median daily rate £340 £538 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.74% +7.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4652 4415 4434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.37% 8.83% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3079 2745 2662
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 142 140
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.63 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

OpenSSO
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing OpenSSO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

OpenSSO Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenSSO
Daily Rate Trend

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

OpenSSO Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OpenSSO
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenSSO within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

OpenSSO Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OpenSSO
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OpenSSO within the UK.

OpenSSO Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OpenSSO
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenSSO within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +38 8 £340 -36.74%
London +19 8 £340 -36.74%

OpenSSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OpenSSO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for OpenSSO.

1 12 (100.00%) Web Services
1 12 (100.00%) SOA
2 8 (66.67%) SOAP
2 8 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) J2EE
3 6 (50.00%) ETL
3 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (50.00%) RESTful
3 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (50.00%) OpenAM
3 6 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (33.33%) Endeca
4 4 (33.33%) PKI
4 4 (33.33%) Lucene
4 4 (33.33%) Sun
4 4 (33.33%) ATG
4 4 (33.33%) CMS
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) B2C
4 4 (33.33%) Adobe
4 4 (33.33%) BEA
4 4 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (33.33%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (33.33%) CRM
4 4 (33.33%) Apigee
4 4 (33.33%) Mule ESB
4 4 (33.33%) REST
4 4 (33.33%) Mule
4 4 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager

OpenSSO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Apache Solr
1 4 (33.33%) CMS
1 4 (33.33%) Mule
1 4 (33.33%) Mule ESB
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) GlassFish
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (33.33%) Endeca
3 2 (16.67%) Big Data
3 2 (16.67%) BODI
3 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Automotive
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (25.00%) SOA Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Designer
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Architect
5 2 (16.67%) J2EE Designer
5 2 (16.67%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Java Analyst Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Java Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) Web Services
2 8 (66.67%) SOAP
3 6 (50.00%) J2EE
3 6 (50.00%) RESTful
4 4 (33.33%) Lucene
4 4 (33.33%) REST
5 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (16.67%) EJB
5 2 (16.67%) JAXB
5 2 (16.67%) JAX-WS
5 2 (16.67%) JMX
5 2 (16.67%) JSF
5 2 (16.67%) JSON
5 2 (16.67%) JSON-LD
5 2 (16.67%) OAuth2
5 2 (16.67%) SAML
5 2 (16.67%) Spring
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) XML Schema
5 2 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) PKI
2 3 (25.00%) iPad
3 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 2 (16.67%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Solaris
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) SOA
2 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (50.00%) ETL
2 6 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (33.33%) B2C
3 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 4 (33.33%) Release Management
4 3 (25.00%) Loose Coupling
4 3 (25.00%) Separation of Concerns
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) API Development
5 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Document Management
5 2 (16.67%) High Availability
5 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) OpenAM
2 4 (33.33%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (16.67%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Adobe
1 4 (33.33%) Apigee
1 4 (33.33%) ATG
1 4 (33.33%) BEA
1 4 (33.33%) Sun
2 2 (16.67%) Cognos
2 2 (16.67%) ForgeRock
2 2 (16.67%) Informatica
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle