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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 539 546 583
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +37
Contract jobs citing SAML 108 87 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.16% 0.089%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 0.56% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 55 24
Median daily rate £450 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £321 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £525 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.94% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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
15281 15440 15028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.48% 27.52% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10779 10321 9819
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 219 215
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.90 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.01% +8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.85 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 June 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 June 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 +33 103 £450 -2.38% 8
London +18 43 £563 +12.50% 2
South East +19 37 £438 -2.77% 2
Hampshire +13 19 £375 -16.66% 1
Surrey - 14 £450 -
Andover -9 7 £350 +3.70%
Leatherhead - 7 £450 -
North West -12 6 £358 -31.90% 1
Staines - 6 - -
City of London +50 5 £675 +35.00%
Winchester - 5 £425 -
Preston - 5 £345 -
Lancashire - 5 £345 -
Leeds - 5 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £425 - 1
Yorkshire - 5 £425 - 2
West Midlands - 5 £476 -
Birmingham - 4 - -
Croydon - 4 £380 -
East of England +17 2 - -
North East -57 2 £364 -2.93%
Newcastle upon Tyne -57 2 £364 -2.93%
Tyne and Wear -61 2 £364 -2.93%
Bath - 2 £375 -
Somerset - 2 £375 -
South West - 2 £375 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Wales +12 1 - -
Watford +12 1 - -

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 75 (38.27%) LDAP
2 73 (37.24%) Java
3 68 (34.69%) Linux
4 63 (32.14%) OAuth
5 61 (31.12%) Microsoft
5 61 (31.12%) Active Directory
6 59 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (27.55%) Windows
8 49 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 46 (23.47%) JavaScript
10 43 (21.94%) SQL
11 42 (21.43%) REST
12 41 (20.92%) Oracle
13 38 (19.39%) Web Services
14 37 (18.88%) Identity Access Management
15 36 (18.37%) .NET
16 35 (17.86%) Apache
16 35 (17.86%) Kerberos
16 35 (17.86%) OpenID
16 35 (17.86%) Security Cleared
17 32 (16.33%) Windows Server
18 30 (15.31%) SC Cleared
19 29 (14.80%) HTTP
19 29 (14.80%) Scrum
20 28 (14.29%) Identity Management
20 28 (14.29%) HTML
21 27 (13.78%) DNS
21 27 (13.78%) Information Security
22 26 (13.27%) MS Excel
22 26 (13.27%) CRM

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 35 (17.86%) Apache
2 19 (9.69%) SharePoint
3 18 (9.18%) IIS
4 13 (6.63%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.08%) CMS
6 7 (3.57%) Drupal
6 7 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (3.06%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (2.55%) Apache Solr
8 5 (2.55%) JBoss
8 5 (2.55%) WebLogic
9 4 (2.04%) Mule
9 4 (2.04%) Mule ESB
9 4 (2.04%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.53%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.53%) MS Exchange
11 2 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (13.27%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.63%) MS Visio
3 12 (6.12%) MS Office
4 5 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.02%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.53%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.10%) Office 365
2 10 (5.10%) SaaS
3 9 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.55%) Boomi
5 5 (2.55%) GitHub
6 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.02%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.51%) IaaS
7 1 (0.51%) PaaS
7 1 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 75 (38.27%) LDAP
2 35 (17.86%) Kerberos
3 29 (14.80%) HTTP
4 27 (13.78%) DNS
5 25 (12.76%) SSL
6 18 (9.18%) TCP/IP
7 17 (8.67%) SSH
8 12 (6.12%) HTTPS
9 10 (5.10%) Reverse Proxy
10 9 (4.59%) SAN
11 8 (4.08%) CTI
11 8 (4.08%) Firewall
12 7 (3.57%) Internet
13 6 (3.06%) BIG-IP
13 6 (3.06%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (3.06%) SMTP
13 6 (3.06%) VPN
14 5 (2.55%) Wireshark
15 4 (2.04%) SMS
15 4 (2.04%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.18%) MongoDB
3 17 (8.67%) Oracle Database
4 13 (6.63%) Relational Database
5 12 (6.12%) CouchDB
5 12 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (4.59%) MySQL
6 9 (4.59%) SAP Data Services
7 7 (3.57%) InterSystems Cache
8 6 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.53%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.53%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.02%) Big Data
11 2 (1.02%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (8.16%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.12%) Selenium
3 11 (5.61%) SpecFlow
3 11 (5.61%) Subversion
4 10 (5.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 10 (5.10%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.10%) JUnit
4 10 (5.10%) Maven
5 9 (4.59%) JIRA
5 9 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (4.59%) Visual Studio
6 7 (3.57%) SoapUI
7 6 (3.06%) Eclipse
7 6 (3.06%) Jasmine
8 5 (2.55%) Babel
8 5 (2.55%) IntelliJ
8 5 (2.55%) JMeter
8 5 (2.55%) NUnit
8 5 (2.55%) SonarQube
8 5 (2.55%) webpack
General
1 17 (8.67%) Finance
2 14 (7.14%) Banking
3 9 (4.59%) Military
4 7 (3.57%) Marketing
5 5 (2.55%) German Language
6 3 (1.53%) French Language
6 3 (1.53%) Games
6 3 (1.53%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.53%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (1.53%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.02%) Legal
7 2 (1.02%) Publishing
8 1 (0.51%) Billing
8 1 (0.51%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (38.27%) Developer
2 34 (17.35%) Architect
3 25 (12.76%) Consultant
4 18 (9.18%) .NET Developer
4 18 (9.18%) Support Engineer
5 13 (6.63%) Applications Support
6 11 (5.61%) Applications Developer
6 11 (5.61%) Security Engineer
7 9 (4.59%) Java Developer
7 9 (4.59%) Security Consultant
7 9 (4.59%) Senior Developer
7 9 (4.59%) Technical Support
8 8 (4.08%) Security Support Engineer
8 8 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.57%) Designer
9 7 (3.57%) Security Designer
9 7 (3.57%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.06%) Analyst
10 6 (3.06%) Drupal Developer
11 5 (2.55%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (32.14%) OAuth
2 42 (21.43%) REST
3 38 (19.39%) Web Services
4 36 (18.37%) .NET
5 35 (17.86%) OpenID
6 28 (14.29%) HTML
7 25 (12.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 25 (12.76%) jQuery
7 25 (12.76%) XML
8 21 (10.71%) AngularJS
8 21 (10.71%) HTML5
9 20 (10.20%) RESTful
10 18 (9.18%) CSS
10 18 (9.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (8.67%) OAuth2
12 16 (8.16%) .NET Framework
13 15 (7.65%) ASP.NET
13 15 (7.65%) Java EE
14 14 (7.14%) SOAP
15 13 (6.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.76%) PKI
2 14 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.12%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.59%) Cryptography
4 9 (4.59%) User Experience
5 7 (3.57%) CESG
6 6 (3.06%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.55%) Mashup
7 5 (2.55%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.04%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.53%) Semantic Web
10 2 (1.02%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (1.02%) Online Banking
10 2 (1.02%) Smart Meter
10 2 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 68 (34.69%) Linux
2 54 (27.55%) Windows
3 32 (16.33%) Windows Server
4 24 (12.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (11.22%) Unix
6 18 (9.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.57%) Windows 10
7 7 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.55%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.02%) Solaris
10 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (18.88%) Identity Access Management
3 29 (14.80%) Scrum
4 28 (14.29%) Identity Management
5 27 (13.78%) Information Security
6 26 (13.27%) CRM
7 23 (11.73%) ITIL
8 20 (10.20%) Workflow
9 18 (9.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 15 (7.65%) Security Operations
10 15 (7.65%) Web Development
11 13 (6.63%) Integration Testing
11 13 (6.63%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 12 (6.12%) Mentoring
12 12 (6.12%) MVC
12 12 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (6.12%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (5.61%) Configuration Management
13 11 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (5.10%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 73 (37.24%) Java
2 46 (23.47%) JavaScript
3 43 (21.94%) SQL
4 24 (12.24%) C#
5 23 (11.73%) PowerShell
6 21 (10.71%) VB
7 18 (9.18%) PHP
8 17 (8.67%) Python
9 15 (7.65%) Perl
10 12 (6.12%) Shell Script
11 11 (5.61%) T-SQL
11 11 (5.61%) TypeScript
12 8 (4.08%) C
13 6 (3.06%) Lua
13 6 (3.06%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.55%) Apex Code
14 5 (2.55%) C++
15 2 (1.02%) Scala
16 1 (0.51%) Ruby
16 1 (0.51%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 35 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 30 (15.31%) SC Cleared
3 21 (10.71%) CISSP
4 13 (6.63%) Degree
5 10 (5.10%) CISA
5 10 (5.10%) CISM
6 7 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.06%) CCNA
7 6 (3.06%) MCSA
7 6 (3.06%) MCSE
7 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.04%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.51%) CCIE
9 1 (0.51%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.51%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.55%) COBIT
2 3 (1.53%) SLA
3 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.51%) QA
4 1 (0.51%) SEPA
System Software
1 61 (31.12%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.06%) Varnish
4 4 (2.04%) Shibboleth
4 4 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.53%) XenApp
6 2 (1.02%) Firmware
6 2 (1.02%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.51%) Docker
7 1 (0.51%) Samba
7 1 (0.51%) Snort
7 1 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (8.67%) OpenAM
2 15 (7.65%) OpenIDM
3 6 (3.06%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.55%) SCCM
5 4 (2.04%) Ansible
5 4 (2.04%) CloudHub
5 4 (2.04%) yum
6 3 (1.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.02%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.02%) HP Fortify
7 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.51%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.51%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.51%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 61 (31.12%) Microsoft
2 41 (20.92%) Oracle
3 21 (10.71%) Cisco
3 21 (10.71%) ForgeRock
4 16 (8.16%) VMware
5 15 (7.65%) Red Hat
6 10 (5.10%) CheckPoint
6 10 (5.10%) Cyber-Ark
7 9 (4.59%) SAP
8 6 (3.06%) Dell
8 6 (3.06%) F5
8 6 (3.06%) MuleSoft
9 5 (2.55%) DevExpress
9 5 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.04%) HP
10 4 (2.04%) hybris
10 4 (2.04%) IBM
11 3 (1.53%) Citrix
11 3 (1.53%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.53%) Symantec
Yorkshire
Morson International (IT)
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 10 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 10 days ago