The table below looks at the statistics for SAML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 494 567 563
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -4
Contract jobs citing SAML 140 97 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.88% 0.59% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 53 48
Median daily rate £450 £450 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £444 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +31.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median 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
15889 16310 15708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.80% 27.96% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11016 11043 9971
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 289 217
Median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.68 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

SAML
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SAML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAML Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAML
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAML Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAML
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAML within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

SAML Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAML
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAML Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAML
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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 +62 138 £450 -2.17% 18
London +38 57 £525 +13.88% 8
South East +33 40 £458 +1.66% 1
Hampshire +24 25 £425 -5.55%
North West +7 12 £550 +34.14% 4
West Midlands - 10 £380 -
Croydon - 10 £380 -
Winchester - 9 £425 -
Coventry - 7 £380 -
West Yorkshire +8 6 £425 -10.52%
Yorkshire +7 6 £425 -10.52%
Andover - 6 £350 -
East of England +14 5 £513 +86.36%
Leeds +3 5 £425 -10.52%
Surrey +1 5 £488 +2.63%
Cheshire - 5 £525 - 2
Warrington - 5 £525 -
City of London +33 4 £675 +42.10% 1
South West +10 4 £375 -17.58% 3
Berkshire +8 4 £510 +155.00% 1
Hertfordshire +1 4 £625 -
Somerset - 4 £375 - 2
Bath - 4 £375 - 2
Leatherhead +14 3 £488 +2.63%
Manchester -14 3 £550 +30.17% 1
Southport - 3 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £451 -
Stockport - 3 £550 -
Merseyside - 3 £350 - 1
Staines 0 2 - -

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAML 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 SAML.

1 97 (39.75%) Java
2 91 (37.30%) LDAP
2 91 (37.30%) Active Directory
3 89 (36.48%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (36.07%) Microsoft
5 79 (32.38%) Linux
6 76 (31.15%) OAuth
7 63 (25.82%) JavaScript
8 61 (25.00%) Windows
9 59 (24.18%) SQL
10 57 (23.36%) REST
11 54 (22.13%) SQL Server
11 54 (22.13%) Identity Access Management
12 53 (21.72%) Web Services
13 49 (20.08%) Oracle
13 49 (20.08%) Security Cleared
14 47 (19.26%) .NET
15 46 (18.85%) HTTP
16 45 (18.44%) Kerberos
17 44 (18.03%) Apache
18 41 (16.80%) MS Excel
18 41 (16.80%) Scrum
19 40 (16.39%) OpenID
20 38 (15.57%) XML
21 35 (14.34%) SC Cleared
21 35 (14.34%) ForgeRock
22 33 (13.52%) JSON
23 32 (13.11%) VB
24 31 (12.70%) C#
24 31 (12.70%) SharePoint

SAML
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 44 (18.03%) Apache
2 31 (12.70%) SharePoint
3 28 (11.48%) IIS
4 18 (7.38%) Tomcat
5 17 (6.97%) Drupal
6 12 (4.92%) CMS
7 9 (3.69%) JBoss
8 8 (3.28%) Apache Solr
9 7 (2.87%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (2.87%) WebLogic
10 6 (2.46%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (2.05%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (1.64%) MS Exchange
12 4 (1.64%) Mule
12 4 (1.64%) Mule ESB
13 3 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (1.23%) WildFly
14 1 (0.41%) Jadu
Applications
1 41 (16.80%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.20%) MS Visio
3 17 (6.97%) MS Office
4 6 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.82%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 8 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.23%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.82%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.92%) Office 365
4 10 (4.10%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (2.87%) Amazon S3
6 6 (2.46%) GitHub
7 5 (2.05%) Boomi
7 5 (2.05%) SaaS
8 4 (1.64%) IaaS
8 4 (1.64%) PaaS
9 2 (0.82%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 91 (37.30%) LDAP
2 46 (18.85%) HTTP
3 45 (18.44%) Kerberos
4 25 (10.25%) SSL
5 24 (9.84%) DNS
6 19 (7.79%) HTTPS
7 12 (4.92%) Internet
7 12 (4.92%) TCP/IP
8 10 (4.10%) Firewall
9 9 (3.69%) Reverse Proxy
9 9 (3.69%) SSH
10 8 (3.28%) CTI
11 6 (2.46%) BIG-IP
11 6 (2.46%) SMTP
12 4 (1.64%) SAN
12 4 (1.64%) SMS
12 4 (1.64%) Wireshark
12 4 (1.64%) X.509
13 2 (0.82%) DMZ
13 2 (0.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (22.13%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.79%) MongoDB
3 18 (7.38%) MySQL
3 18 (7.38%) Oracle Database
4 16 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (6.15%) Relational Database
6 14 (5.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (4.10%) CouchDB
7 10 (4.10%) NoSQL
8 9 (3.69%) SAP Data Services
9 8 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (2.87%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.64%) OLTP
12 3 (1.23%) DB2
12 3 (1.23%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (10.66%) JIRA
2 16 (6.56%) Selenium
3 15 (6.15%) Jenkins
3 15 (6.15%) JUnit
3 15 (6.15%) Subversion
4 13 (5.33%) SpecFlow
4 13 (5.33%) Visual Studio
5 12 (4.92%) Git (software)
6 11 (4.51%) JMeter
6 11 (4.51%) SoapUI
6 11 (4.51%) SonarQube
6 11 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (4.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 8 (3.28%) Maven
9 7 (2.87%) NUnit
10 6 (2.46%) Jasmine
10 6 (2.46%) MSI
10 6 (2.46%) WiX
11 5 (2.05%) Babel
11 5 (2.05%) webpack
General
1 26 (10.66%) Finance
2 15 (6.15%) Banking
3 9 (3.69%) Military
4 5 (2.05%) Marketing
5 4 (1.64%) French Language
5 4 (1.64%) Games
5 4 (1.64%) Legal
6 3 (1.23%) German Language
6 3 (1.23%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.23%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (1.23%) Publishing
6 3 (1.23%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.82%) Retail
8 1 (0.41%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 94 (38.52%) Developer
2 56 (22.95%) Architect
3 24 (9.84%) .NET Developer
3 24 (9.84%) Consultant
4 16 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (4.92%) Applications Developer
5 12 (4.92%) Senior Developer
5 12 (4.92%) Support Engineer
6 10 (4.10%) Designer
6 10 (4.10%) Java Developer
6 10 (4.10%) Security Architect
6 10 (4.10%) Tester
7 9 (3.69%) Drupal Developer
7 9 (3.69%) Security Designer
7 9 (3.69%) Security Engineer
8 8 (3.28%) Automation Tester
8 8 (3.28%) C# Developer
9 7 (2.87%) PHP Developer
10 6 (2.46%) Applications Support
10 6 (2.46%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (31.15%) OAuth
2 57 (23.36%) REST
3 53 (21.72%) Web Services
4 47 (19.26%) .NET
5 40 (16.39%) OpenID
6 38 (15.57%) XML
7 33 (13.52%) JSON
8 31 (12.70%) RESTful
9 28 (11.48%) HTML
10 25 (10.25%) J2EE
11 24 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web API
12 23 (9.43%) .NET Framework
12 23 (9.43%) ASP.NET
13 22 (9.02%) jQuery
14 21 (8.61%) OAuth2
14 21 (8.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 20 (8.20%) HTML5
16 19 (7.79%) CSS
16 19 (7.79%) Spring
17 17 (6.97%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.25%) PKI
2 21 (8.61%) Management Information System
3 17 (6.97%) User Experience
4 13 (5.33%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.28%) Cryptography
7 7 (2.87%) CESG
8 6 (2.46%) N-Tier
9 5 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.05%) Mainframe
9 5 (2.05%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.05%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (2.05%) Semantic Web
10 4 (1.64%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (1.64%) Online Banking
10 4 (1.64%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.23%) DataPower
12 2 (0.82%) Data Conversion
12 2 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (32.38%) Linux
2 61 (25.00%) Windows
3 31 (12.70%) Windows Server
4 23 (9.43%) Unix
5 20 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.46%) Solaris
8 6 (2.46%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.64%) Windows Phone
10 3 (1.23%) CentOS
11 2 (0.82%) Android
11 2 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.82%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (36.48%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (22.13%) Identity Access Management
3 41 (16.80%) Scrum
4 29 (11.89%) Information Security
5 25 (10.25%) ITIL
5 25 (10.25%) Microservices
5 25 (10.25%) Workflow
6 24 (9.84%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 22 (9.02%) CRM
8 21 (8.61%) Open Source
8 21 (8.61%) Performance Tuning
9 19 (7.79%) Mentoring
9 19 (7.79%) MVC
10 18 (7.38%) Identity Management
10 18 (7.38%) Service Design
11 17 (6.97%) OWASP
11 17 (6.97%) Technical Architecture
12 16 (6.56%) Automated Testing
12 16 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (6.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 97 (39.75%) Java
2 63 (25.82%) JavaScript
3 59 (24.18%) SQL
4 32 (13.11%) VB
5 31 (12.70%) C#
6 25 (10.25%) PowerShell
7 24 (9.84%) Python
8 23 (9.43%) PHP
9 16 (6.56%) Perl
10 14 (5.74%) Lua
11 13 (5.33%) T-SQL
11 13 (5.33%) TypeScript
12 11 (4.51%) C
13 7 (2.87%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.64%) Ruby
15 3 (1.23%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.23%) XAML
16 2 (0.82%) C++
17 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 49 (20.08%) Security Cleared
2 35 (14.34%) SC Cleared
3 19 (7.79%) Degree
4 16 (6.56%) CISSP
5 11 (4.51%) CISA
5 11 (4.51%) CISM
6 8 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (2.46%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.23%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.82%) CISMP
9 2 (0.82%) CRISC
10 1 (0.41%) CCIE
10 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.41%) GCFA
10 1 (0.41%) GCIH
10 1 (0.41%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.46%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.05%) COBIT
2 5 (2.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.23%) SLA
5 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.41%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.41%) QA
6 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.41%) SEPA
System Software
1 91 (37.30%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.69%) Varnish
4 6 (2.46%) Shibboleth
5 5 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.64%) XenApp
7 2 (0.82%) Firmware
7 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.82%) NDS
7 2 (0.82%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 2 (0.82%) vCloud
7 2 (0.82%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.41%) Docker
8 1 (0.41%) Samba
8 1 (0.41%) Snort
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 29 (11.89%) OpenAM
2 25 (10.25%) OpenIDM
3 21 (8.61%) Tivoli
4 10 (4.10%) SCCM
5 5 (2.05%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (1.64%) CA Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.64%) HP Fortify
6 4 (1.64%) OpenView
6 4 (1.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 4 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.23%) Ansible
7 3 (1.23%) CloudHub
7 3 (1.23%) OpenSSO
7 3 (1.23%) Sun Identity Manager
7 3 (1.23%) yum
8 2 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.82%) SCOM
9 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 88 (36.07%) Microsoft
2 49 (20.08%) Oracle
3 35 (14.34%) ForgeRock
4 16 (6.56%) Cisco
5 15 (6.15%) VMware
6 14 (5.74%) IBM
7 12 (4.92%) CheckPoint
8 11 (4.51%) MuleSoft
8 11 (4.51%) SAP
9 10 (4.10%) Cyber-Ark
10 9 (3.69%) HP
10 9 (3.69%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.87%) DevExpress
11 7 (2.87%) Sun
12 6 (2.46%) BMC
12 6 (2.46%) Dell
12 6 (2.46%) F5
13 4 (1.64%) CA
13 4 (1.64%) Citrix
13 4 (1.64%) hybris
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ark Workplace Risk
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago