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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 526 554 592
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +38
Contract jobs citing SAML 88 95 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.17% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.60% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 70 42
Median daily rate £450 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £210 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £800 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £24.23 -
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
15266 15816 15220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.80% 28.76% 26.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10535 11015 10387
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 256 171
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £15.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 10 December 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 10 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 +19 88 £450 -14.28% 19
London -5 39 £475 -9.52% 9
South East +30 30 £400 -5.88% 1
Buckinghamshire +28 10 £370 -
Berkshire +15 10 £550 +37.50% 1
Milton Keynes +20 9 £363 -
Hampshire +20 8 £400 -
North West +1 6 £475 -7.31% 5
Bracknell - 6 £550 - 1
East of England +7 5 £403 -10.55% 1
City of London -17 5 £550 -31.25% 3
Warrington - 5 £475 - 1
Cheshire - 5 £475 - 2
Warwick +1 4 £363 -34.09%
Warwickshire -1 4 £363 -34.09%
West Midlands -14 4 £363 -34.09% 2
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 - -
Hook - 3 £400 -
Surrey +17 2 £475 +2.70%
Reading +2 2 £475 +18.75%
Guildford - 2 £475 -
Maidenhead +2 1 £750 -
Manchester -1 1 - - 3
North East -26 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -31 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £375 -
Norwich - 1 £403 -
Northampton - 1 £375 -
East Midlands - 1 £375 - 1

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 94 (42.34%) Active Directory
2 88 (39.64%) Microsoft
3 85 (38.29%) Java
4 82 (36.94%) OAuth
5 72 (32.43%) LDAP
6 71 (31.98%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (28.38%) Linux
8 59 (26.58%) Oracle
9 53 (23.87%) REST
10 51 (22.97%) Identity Access Management
11 48 (21.62%) Windows
12 47 (21.17%) Web Services
12 47 (21.17%) SQL
13 40 (18.02%) JavaScript
14 35 (15.77%) Kerberos
15 33 (14.86%) XML
15 33 (14.86%) Finance
15 33 (14.86%) JSON
16 32 (14.41%) .NET
16 32 (14.41%) HTTP
17 31 (13.96%) SQL Server
17 31 (13.96%) ForgeRock
18 30 (13.51%) MS Excel
18 30 (13.51%) Security Cleared
18 30 (13.51%) RESTful
19 29 (13.06%) Scrum
20 28 (12.61%) Microsoft Azure
20 28 (12.61%) OpenID
21 27 (12.16%) SOAP
21 27 (12.16%) OpenAM

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 25 (11.26%) Apache
1 25 (11.26%) Drupal
2 22 (9.91%) SharePoint
3 18 (8.11%) IIS
4 14 (6.31%) WebLogic
5 12 (5.41%) JBoss
6 11 (4.95%) CMS
6 11 (4.95%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.70%) Mule
7 6 (2.70%) Mule ESB
8 5 (2.25%) Apache Solr
8 5 (2.25%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (2.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (2.25%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.35%) Apache Qpid
10 3 (1.35%) WildFly
Applications
1 30 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.86%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.60%) MS Office
4 4 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.90%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (7.66%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (6.76%) Office 365
4 11 (4.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (4.50%) IaaS
6 8 (3.60%) PaaS
7 7 (3.15%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.80%) GitHub
8 4 (1.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (32.43%) LDAP
2 35 (15.77%) Kerberos
3 32 (14.41%) HTTP
4 19 (8.56%) DNS
5 15 (6.76%) SSL
6 14 (6.31%) Internet
6 14 (6.31%) SMTP
6 14 (6.31%) TCP/IP
7 13 (5.86%) Firewall
8 9 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (4.05%) HTTPS
8 9 (4.05%) NetScaler
9 4 (1.80%) DMZ
10 3 (1.35%) DHCP
10 3 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (1.35%) SNMP
11 2 (0.90%) IPsec
11 2 (0.90%) Network Security
11 2 (0.90%) VPN
12 1 (0.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.96%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (6.76%) MySQL
3 15 (6.76%) NoSQL
3 15 (6.76%) Oracle Database
4 11 (4.95%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (3.15%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.70%) OLTP
9 6 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.25%) Redis
10 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (10.36%) JIRA
2 13 (5.86%) SoapUI
3 12 (5.41%) Visual Studio
4 11 (4.95%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.50%) Subversion
6 9 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (3.60%) JMeter
7 8 (3.60%) JUnit
7 8 (3.60%) SonarQube
8 7 (3.15%) Git (software)
8 7 (3.15%) Maven
8 7 (3.15%) Selenium
9 3 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.35%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.90%) Checkstyle
10 2 (0.90%) Cobertura
10 2 (0.90%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.90%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.90%) NUnit
10 2 (0.90%) WiX
General
1 33 (14.86%) Finance
2 13 (5.86%) Banking
3 10 (4.50%) Retail
4 5 (2.25%) Legal
5 3 (1.35%) Advertising
5 3 (1.35%) French Language
6 2 (0.90%) Dutch Language
6 2 (0.90%) Games
6 2 (0.90%) Marketing
6 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.45%) Billing
7 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Military
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (30.18%) Developer
2 62 (27.93%) Architect
3 19 (8.56%) Solutions Architect
4 18 (8.11%) Consultant
5 14 (6.31%) .NET Developer
5 14 (6.31%) Security Architect
6 13 (5.86%) Designer
7 11 (4.95%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (4.95%) Java Developer
8 9 (4.05%) Security Designer
9 7 (3.15%) Administrator
9 7 (3.15%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.15%) Technical Architect
9 7 (3.15%) Tester
10 6 (2.70%) C# Developer
10 6 (2.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 6 (2.70%) Integration Specialist
10 6 (2.70%) PHP Developer
10 6 (2.70%) Senior Developer
11 5 (2.25%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (36.94%) OAuth
2 53 (23.87%) REST
3 47 (21.17%) Web Services
4 33 (14.86%) JSON
4 33 (14.86%) XML
5 32 (14.41%) .NET
6 30 (13.51%) RESTful
7 28 (12.61%) OpenID
8 27 (12.16%) SOAP
9 24 (10.81%) J2EE
10 22 (9.91%) HTML
10 22 (9.91%) Spring
11 21 (9.46%) Middleware
12 18 (8.11%) OAuth2
13 17 (7.66%) ASP.NET
14 13 (5.86%) .NET Framework
14 13 (5.86%) XSLT
15 12 (5.41%) Node.js
15 12 (5.41%) XSD
16 11 (4.95%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.01%) Management Information System
2 19 (8.56%) PKI
3 14 (6.31%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (5.86%) User Experience
5 9 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.15%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.15%) Semantic Web
6 7 (3.15%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.70%) CESG
7 6 (2.70%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.70%) Mainframe
7 6 (2.70%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.80%) RSA SecurID
8 4 (1.80%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (1.80%) W3C
9 3 (1.35%) Clustering
9 3 (1.35%) Data Conversion
9 3 (1.35%) DataPower
9 3 (1.35%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 63 (28.38%) Linux
2 48 (21.62%) Windows
3 19 (8.56%) Unix
4 15 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (6.76%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.50%) Windows 10
6 8 (3.60%) Solaris
7 6 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.80%) Android
9 4 (1.80%) CentOS
9 4 (1.80%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.90%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (31.98%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (22.97%) Identity Access Management
3 29 (13.06%) Scrum
4 25 (11.26%) Identity Management
4 25 (11.26%) Open Source
5 24 (10.81%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 23 (10.36%) Information Security
7 22 (9.91%) Technical Architecture
8 21 (9.46%) Microservices
8 21 (9.46%) OWASP
9 19 (8.56%) SOA
10 17 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (7.66%) Security Architecture
11 16 (7.21%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (7.21%) Workflow
12 15 (6.76%) MVC
13 14 (6.31%) Mentoring
13 14 (6.31%) Project Management
13 14 (6.31%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 85 (38.29%) Java
2 47 (21.17%) SQL
3 40 (18.02%) JavaScript
4 20 (9.01%) C#
5 16 (7.21%) Python
5 16 (7.21%) VB
6 15 (6.76%) PHP
7 14 (6.31%) PowerShell
8 9 (4.05%) C
9 8 (3.60%) Lua
10 6 (2.70%) Perl
11 5 (2.25%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.80%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.80%) XAML
13 3 (1.35%) Ruby
13 3 (1.35%) SPARQL
14 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.45%) VB6
15 1 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.01%) Degree
3 19 (8.56%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.95%) CISSP
5 9 (4.05%) CISMP
5 9 (4.05%) CRISC
6 8 (3.60%) CISM
7 7 (3.15%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (2.70%) CISA
9 5 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.80%) CCNA
10 4 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.80%) MCSD
10 4 (1.80%) MCSE
10 4 (1.80%) MCTS
10 4 (1.80%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.80%) PMP
11 3 (1.35%) BC Cleared
11 3 (1.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (3.15%) QA
3 5 (2.25%) COBIT
3 5 (2.25%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.35%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.90%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 94 (42.34%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.05%) Shibboleth
4 7 (3.15%) vCloud
5 6 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.25%) Varnish
7 3 (1.35%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.90%) NDS
8 2 (0.90%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 2 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.90%) XenApp
9 1 (0.45%) Docker
9 1 (0.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 27 (12.16%) OpenAM
2 19 (8.56%) OpenIDM
2 19 (8.56%) Tivoli
3 15 (6.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 11 (4.95%) CA Single Sign-On
5 9 (4.05%) Oracle Identity Management
6 8 (3.60%) SCCM
7 7 (3.15%) HP Fortify
8 6 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (2.70%) OpenView
8 6 (2.70%) Puppet
9 5 (2.25%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (2.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 4 (1.80%) CloudHub
10 4 (1.80%) logstash
10 4 (1.80%) OpenSSO
10 4 (1.80%) Sun Identity Manager
10 4 (1.80%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 3 (1.35%) WSUS
12 2 (0.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 88 (39.64%) Microsoft
2 59 (26.58%) Oracle
3 31 (13.96%) ForgeRock
4 20 (9.01%) IBM
5 15 (6.76%) Cisco
5 15 (6.76%) MuleSoft
5 15 (6.76%) VMware
6 14 (6.31%) CheckPoint
7 11 (4.95%) CA
7 11 (4.95%) HP
8 10 (4.50%) Sun
9 9 (4.05%) Citrix
9 9 (4.05%) Palo Alto
9 9 (4.05%) Symantec
10 8 (3.60%) BMC
11 7 (3.15%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.25%) Cyber-Ark
12 5 (2.25%) NetApp
13 3 (1.35%) SAP
14 2 (0.90%) Sybase
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