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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun OpenSSO
Rank 612 641 622
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -19
Contract jobs citing OpenSSO 9 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.005% 0.019%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.17% 0.065% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Median daily rate £358 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £520 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £534 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £285
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
5417 4648 5050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.88% 8.42% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3475 2850 3112
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 162 173
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -23.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £40.10 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -27.08%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +29 9 £358 -31.25%
London +3 9 £358 -31.25%

OpenSSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Web Services
2 12 (85.71%) SOA
3 10 (71.43%) Java
4 8 (57.14%) SOAP
4 8 (57.14%) RESTful
4 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 8 (57.14%) MongoDB
4 8 (57.14%) OpenAM
4 8 (57.14%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (42.86%) NoSQL
5 6 (42.86%) ETL
5 6 (42.86%) Sun
5 6 (42.86%) J2EE
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Lucene
6 4 (28.57%) Spring
6 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) Endeca
6 4 (28.57%) SAML
6 4 (28.57%) ATG
6 4 (28.57%) CMS
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) CRM
6 4 (28.57%) BEA
6 4 (28.57%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (28.57%) CA Single Sign-On
6 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 4 (28.57%) B2C
6 4 (28.57%) Adobe
6 4 (28.57%) REST

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 (28.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (28.57%) Apache Solr
1 4 (28.57%) CMS
1 4 (28.57%) Mule
1 4 (28.57%) Mule ESB
1 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 4 (28.57%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) GlassFish
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 6 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 4 (28.57%) Endeca
4 2 (14.29%) Big Data
4 2 (14.29%) BODI
4 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 2 (14.29%) Neo4j
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Java Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (21.43%) SOA Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Designer
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) J2EE Designer
5 2 (14.29%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Java Analyst Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) Web Services
2 8 (57.14%) RESTful
2 8 (57.14%) SOAP
3 6 (42.86%) J2EE
4 4 (28.57%) JSON
4 4 (28.57%) JSON-LD
4 4 (28.57%) Lucene
4 4 (28.57%) OAuth2
4 4 (28.57%) REST
4 4 (28.57%) SAML
4 4 (28.57%) Spring
5 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 2 (14.29%) EJB
5 2 (14.29%) JAX-WS
5 2 (14.29%) JMX
5 2 (14.29%) JSF
5 2 (14.29%) React
5 2 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) XML Schema
5 2 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) PKI
1 4 (28.57%) Semantic Web
2 3 (21.43%) iPad
3 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Solaris
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) SOA
2 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 8 (57.14%) Identity Access Management
3 6 (42.86%) ETL
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) B2C
4 4 (28.57%) CRM
4 4 (28.57%) Open Source
4 4 (28.57%) Release Management
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Loose Coupling
5 3 (21.43%) Separation of Concerns
6 2 (14.29%) API Development
6 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) DevOps
6 2 (14.29%) High Availability
6 2 (14.29%) Microservices
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source Development
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) OpenAM
2 4 (28.57%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (28.57%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Sun
2 4 (28.57%) Adobe
2 4 (28.57%) Apigee
2 4 (28.57%) ATG
2 4 (28.57%) BEA
2 4 (28.57%) ForgeRock
3 2 (14.29%) Cognos
3 2 (14.29%) Informatica
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle