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 30 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 539 533 569
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +36
Contract jobs citing SAML 105 90 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.16% 0.090%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 0.60% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 54 30
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £348 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £38.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 - £36.00

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
14874 14894 14851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 27.03% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10553 9808 9867
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 208 185
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +22 100 £425 -5.55% 19
South East +5 40 £394 -12.50% 2
London -5 29 £525 +5.00% 11
Hampshire +8 20 £335 -7.26%
Surrey - 14 £450 -
North West -17 9 £345 -25.40% 1
Winchester - 7 £335 -
Leatherhead - 7 £450 -
East of England +10 6 £265 -28.44% 1
Staines - 6 - -
Berkshire - 6 £363 -
Lancashire - 5 £345 -
Preston - 5 £345 -
Reading - 5 £406 -
Suffolk - 5 £265 -
East Midlands +7 4 - - 1
West Midlands - 4 - - 1
Birmingham - 4 - -
Leicester - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 £438 - 1
Leicestershire - 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 £438 - 1
Andover -7 3 £350 +3.70%
Leeds - 3 £425 - 1
Merseyside - 3 £325 -
City of London +36 2 - - 3
Edinburgh -5 2 - -
Scotland -15 2 - -
Tyne and Wear -49 2 £364 -2.93%
North East -50 2 £364 -2.93%

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 59 (35.33%) Java
2 56 (33.53%) LDAP
3 54 (32.34%) Linux
4 52 (31.14%) Windows
5 49 (29.34%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (28.14%) OAuth
7 44 (26.35%) SQL Server
8 42 (25.15%) Active Directory
9 39 (23.35%) Microsoft
9 39 (23.35%) Apache
10 38 (22.75%) JavaScript
11 37 (22.16%) .NET
11 37 (22.16%) Oracle
12 35 (20.96%) Web Services
13 33 (19.76%) SQL
13 33 (19.76%) HTML
14 31 (18.56%) Security Cleared
14 31 (18.56%) REST
15 29 (17.37%) AngularJS
15 29 (17.37%) PKI
15 29 (17.37%) Windows Server
16 28 (16.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 27 (16.17%) XML
17 27 (16.17%) Identity Management
17 27 (16.17%) SC Cleared
18 25 (14.97%) ASP.NET Web API
18 25 (14.97%) HTML5
18 25 (14.97%) CRM
19 24 (14.37%) Scrum
20 23 (13.77%) Unix

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 39 (23.35%) Apache
2 19 (11.38%) Node.js
3 14 (8.38%) SharePoint
4 13 (7.78%) IIS
5 12 (7.19%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.59%) JBoss
6 6 (3.59%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (3.59%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.99%) CMS
7 5 (2.99%) Mule
7 5 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (2.99%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.40%) Apache Solr
8 4 (2.40%) Drupal
8 4 (2.40%) GlassFish
8 4 (2.40%) MS Exchange
8 4 (2.40%) Mule ESB
9 3 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.80%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.58%) MS Office
3 12 (7.19%) MS Visio
4 9 (5.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.80%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.99%) SaaS
3 9 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (4.79%) Office 365
5 7 (4.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (2.99%) Boomi
6 5 (2.99%) GitHub
7 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.20%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.60%) PaaS
8 1 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 56 (33.53%) LDAP
2 21 (12.57%) SSH
3 20 (11.98%) Kerberos
4 18 (10.78%) HTTP
5 17 (10.18%) DNS
6 16 (9.58%) HTTPS
6 16 (9.58%) SSL
6 16 (9.58%) TCP/IP
7 13 (7.78%) Firewall
8 10 (5.99%) Reverse Proxy
9 9 (5.39%) SAN
9 9 (5.39%) Wireshark
10 8 (4.79%) CTI
11 6 (3.59%) BIG-IP
11 6 (3.59%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (3.59%) VPN
12 5 (2.99%) Internet
13 4 (2.40%) SMS
13 4 (2.40%) X.509
14 3 (1.80%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (26.35%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.77%) MongoDB
3 19 (11.38%) CouchDB
4 14 (8.38%) Relational Database
5 13 (7.78%) MySQL
5 13 (7.78%) Oracle Database
6 11 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (5.39%) SAP Data Services
8 6 (3.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.40%) InterSystems Cache
9 4 (2.40%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.20%) Big Data
11 2 (1.20%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.60%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 15 (8.98%) Maven
1 15 (8.98%) Subversion
2 11 (6.59%) Eclipse
2 11 (6.59%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.99%) JUnit
4 9 (5.39%) IntelliJ
4 9 (5.39%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.59%) Selenium
6 5 (2.99%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 5 (2.99%) JIRA
6 5 (2.99%) SpecFlow
6 5 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.99%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.40%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.40%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.80%) Ant
9 2 (1.20%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.60%) Mockito
10 1 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.60%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (8.38%) Banking
1 14 (8.38%) Finance
2 8 (4.79%) Marketing
3 5 (2.99%) German Language
3 5 (2.99%) Military
4 3 (1.80%) French Language
4 3 (1.80%) Games
4 3 (1.80%) Italian Language
4 3 (1.80%) Legal
4 3 (1.80%) Portuguese Language
4 3 (1.80%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.20%) Publishing
6 1 (0.60%) Billing
6 1 (0.60%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.60%) Law
6 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 66 (39.52%) Developer
2 28 (16.77%) Architect
3 22 (13.17%) Consultant
3 22 (13.17%) Support Engineer
4 17 (10.18%) Applications Support
5 14 (8.38%) .NET Developer
6 13 (7.78%) Applications Developer
7 11 (6.59%) Security Engineer
8 9 (5.39%) Applications Engineer
8 9 (5.39%) Applications Support Engineer
8 9 (5.39%) Java Developer
8 9 (5.39%) Security Support Engineer
8 9 (5.39%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.79%) Technical Support
10 7 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.59%) Technical Architect
12 5 (2.99%) Analyst
12 5 (2.99%) CRM Developer
12 5 (2.99%) Salesforce.com Developer
12 5 (2.99%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (28.14%) OAuth
2 37 (22.16%) .NET
3 35 (20.96%) Web Services
4 33 (19.76%) HTML
5 31 (18.56%) REST
6 29 (17.37%) AngularJS
7 27 (16.17%) XML
8 25 (14.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 25 (14.97%) HTML5
9 22 (13.17%) OpenID
9 22 (13.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 20 (11.98%) jQuery
10 20 (11.98%) RESTful
11 19 (11.38%) Java EE
12 16 (9.58%) Aurelia
12 16 (9.58%) SOAP
13 14 (8.38%) CSS
14 12 (7.19%) JSON
15 11 (6.59%) .NET Framework
16 10 (5.99%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.37%) PKI
2 14 (8.38%) Cryptography
2 14 (8.38%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.38%) Mobile App
3 11 (6.59%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.79%) User Experience
5 6 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.99%) Mashup
7 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.40%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.40%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.80%) Clustering
8 3 (1.80%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.80%) Replication
9 2 (1.20%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.20%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.20%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 54 (32.34%) Linux
2 52 (31.14%) Windows
3 29 (17.37%) Windows Server
4 28 (16.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (13.77%) Unix
6 15 (8.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (5.99%) Windows 10
8 8 (4.79%) Windows Phone
9 6 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.80%) Solaris
11 2 (1.20%) Android
11 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (29.34%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (16.17%) Identity Management
3 25 (14.97%) CRM
4 24 (14.37%) Scrum
5 23 (13.77%) Identity Access Management
6 22 (13.17%) ITIL
7 16 (9.58%) Workflow
8 13 (7.78%) Information Security
8 13 (7.78%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 12 (7.19%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 11 (6.59%) Integration Testing
11 10 (5.99%) Service Management
11 10 (5.99%) Web Development
12 9 (5.39%) Mentoring
12 9 (5.39%) MVC
12 9 (5.39%) System Integration Testing
12 9 (5.39%) UML
13 8 (4.79%) B2C
13 8 (4.79%) Configuration Management
13 8 (4.79%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 59 (35.33%) Java
2 38 (22.75%) JavaScript
3 33 (19.76%) SQL
4 20 (11.98%) PHP
5 18 (10.78%) C#
6 16 (9.58%) Shell Script
7 15 (8.98%) PowerShell
8 13 (7.78%) Python
9 12 (7.19%) Perl
10 11 (6.59%) PL/SQL
11 9 (5.39%) VB
12 6 (3.59%) C++
12 6 (3.59%) Lua
12 6 (3.59%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.99%) Apex Code
13 5 (2.99%) TypeScript
14 4 (2.40%) C
15 2 (1.20%) Scala
16 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (18.56%) Security Cleared
2 27 (16.17%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.59%) CISSP
4 8 (4.79%) Degree
5 6 (3.59%) CCNA
5 6 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.59%) MCSA
5 6 (3.59%) MCSE
5 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.80%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.20%) CISA
7 2 (1.20%) CISM
7 2 (1.20%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.60%) CEH
8 1 (0.60%) GPEN
8 1 (0.60%) GSSP-JAVA
8 1 (0.60%) GWAPT
8 1 (0.60%) SANS
8 1 (0.60%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.80%) SLA
2 2 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.60%) COBIT
3 1 (0.60%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) SEPA
System Software
1 42 (25.15%) Active Directory
2 16 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.40%) Varnish
4 3 (1.80%) XenApp
5 2 (1.20%) Firmware
5 2 (1.20%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.60%) Docker
6 1 (0.60%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (4.79%) Ansible
1 8 (4.79%) yum
2 6 (3.59%) OpenAM
2 6 (3.59%) OpenIDM
2 6 (3.59%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.99%) SCCM
4 4 (2.40%) CloudHub
5 3 (1.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.20%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.60%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.60%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 39 (23.35%) Microsoft
2 37 (22.16%) Oracle
3 20 (11.98%) VMware
4 19 (11.38%) Red Hat
5 16 (9.58%) Cisco
6 10 (5.99%) ForgeRock
7 9 (5.39%) SAP
8 6 (3.59%) Dell
8 6 (3.59%) F5
8 6 (3.59%) MuleSoft
9 5 (2.99%) HP
9 5 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.40%) hybris
11 3 (1.80%) Citrix
11 3 (1.80%) Google
11 3 (1.80%) IBM
11 3 (1.80%) Symantec
12 2 (1.20%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.20%) Facebook
12 2 (1.20%) Splunk
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £450 - £850 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
EXCELerate
Rate: From £350 to £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago