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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun OpenSSO
Rank 658 - 624
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OpenSSO 3 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% - 0.026%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.050% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £375 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 - £300
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
6039 4906 4509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.22% 8.59% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3982 3016 2630
Median daily rate £450 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 141 132
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.51 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.48% +13.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £44.75 £31.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.76 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+30.95% +8.48%

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
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 5 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 30 July 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 - 3 £375 -
South West - 2 £375 -
Bath - 2 £375 -
Somerset - 2 £375 -
London - 1 - -

OpenSSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) SAML
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Semantic Web
2 2 (66.67%) Sun Identity Manager
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Shibboleth
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Neo4j
2 2 (66.67%) OAuth2
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) ForgeRock
2 2 (66.67%) OpenAM
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) JSON-LD
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source Development
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
3 1 (33.33%) JAX-WS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) Neo4j
2 1 (33.33%) BODI
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Integration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) JSON-LD
2 2 (66.67%) OAuth2
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) SAML
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) EJB
3 1 (33.33%) JAXB
3 1 (33.33%) JAX-WS
3 1 (33.33%) JMX
3 1 (33.33%) JSF
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Semantic Web
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Identity Access Management
1 2 (66.67%) Microservices
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source Development
1 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) OpenAM
1 2 (66.67%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) ForgeRock
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle