The table below looks at the statistics for SAML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 507 549 501
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -48
Contract jobs citing SAML 89 46 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.087% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.32% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 27 43
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£450 £381 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
- -37.39%

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
14410 14574 12928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 27.53% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9549 9635 8141
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 185 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £18.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

SAML
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAML within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 84 £450 +16.12% 10
London +22 37 £500 +25.00% 6
South East +16 25 £450 +28.57% 2
Hampshire +8 12 £361 +1.40% 2
City of London +23 11 £475 - 2
North West - 11 £463 -
Buckinghamshire - 7 £450 -
Cheshire - 7 £450 -
East of England +6 5 £370 -7.40% 2
Milton Keynes - 5 £450 -
Chester - 5 £450 -
West Sussex - 4 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £370 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 3 £375 +7.14%
Tyne and Wear -11 3 £375 +7.14%
North East -12 3 £375 +7.14%
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £370 -
Southampton - 3 £361 - 2
Andover +6 2 £338 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Northampton - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Scotland -2 1 - -
Edinburgh -3 1 - -
Brighton -9 1 £600 +200.00%
East Sussex -12 1 £600 +200.00%
Essex - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - -

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAML.

1 76 (52.41%) Java
2 66 (45.52%) OAuth
3 65 (44.83%) Web Services
4 56 (38.62%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (29.66%) SOA
6 42 (28.97%) Open Source
7 36 (24.83%) SOAP
8 33 (22.76%) OpenID
9 28 (19.31%) LDAP
9 28 (19.31%) Microsoft
9 28 (19.31%) Subversion
10 26 (17.93%) Spring
10 26 (17.93%) Linux
10 26 (17.93%) Apache
10 26 (17.93%) JavaScript
10 26 (17.93%) CSS
11 25 (17.24%) Identity Management
12 24 (16.55%) .NET
12 24 (16.55%) Internet
12 24 (16.55%) REST
13 23 (15.86%) C#
13 23 (15.86%) HTML
14 22 (15.17%) Finance
14 22 (15.17%) Oracle
15 21 (14.48%) Active Directory
15 21 (14.48%) OAuth2
16 20 (13.79%) JMS
16 20 (13.79%) Maven
17 19 (13.10%) TDD
17 19 (13.10%) Scrum

SAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (17.93%) Apache
2 14 (9.66%) Tomcat
2 14 (9.66%) Mule
3 13 (8.97%) Mule ESB
4 10 (6.90%) WebSphere
5 9 (6.21%) IIS
6 7 (4.83%) SharePoint
7 6 (4.14%) GlassFish
7 6 (4.14%) JBoss
7 6 (4.14%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (3.45%) WebLogic
8 5 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (2.76%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (2.76%) CMS
10 3 (2.07%) GroupWise
10 3 (2.07%) MS Exchange
11 2 (1.38%) Jadu
11 2 (1.38%) Apache Solr
11 2 (1.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.07%) Magento
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.03%) SaaS
2 13 (8.97%) GitHub
3 11 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.45%) PaaS
5 2 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.38%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.69%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.31%) LDAP
2 24 (16.55%) Internet
3 19 (13.10%) Kerberos
4 12 (8.28%) Firewall
5 9 (6.21%) DNS
6 7 (4.83%) SSL
6 7 (4.83%) HTTP
6 7 (4.83%) VPN
7 6 (4.14%) DMZ
7 6 (4.14%) IPsec
8 5 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (3.45%) SAN
8 5 (3.45%) LAN
8 5 (3.45%) WAN
9 4 (2.76%) X.500
10 2 (1.38%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.38%) Network Security
10 2 (1.38%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (1.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (5.52%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.83%) MySQL
4 3 (2.07%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.07%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.38%) DB2
5 2 (1.38%) Sybase ASA
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.69%) Big Data
6 1 (0.69%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (19.31%) Subversion
2 20 (13.79%) Maven
3 18 (12.41%) Git (software)
4 16 (11.03%) Mockito
4 16 (11.03%) Selenium
5 15 (10.34%) JUnit
5 15 (10.34%) Visual Studio
6 14 (9.66%) Cucumber
7 13 (8.97%) Jenkins
8 6 (4.14%) Ant
9 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (1.38%) Hudson
10 2 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.69%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.69%) EasyMock
General
1 22 (15.17%) Finance
2 11 (7.59%) Banking
3 8 (5.52%) Local Government
4 7 (4.83%) Marketing
5 5 (3.45%) Retail
5 5 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.07%) French Language
6 3 (2.07%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.07%) Automotive
7 1 (0.69%) Legal
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.69%) Publishing
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
7 1 (0.69%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 52 (35.86%) Developer
2 37 (25.52%) Architect
3 23 (15.86%) Java Developer
4 14 (9.66%) Consultant
5 13 (8.97%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (7.59%) Analyst
7 9 (6.21%) Security Engineer
7 9 (6.21%) Security Analyst
8 8 (5.52%) Application Security Analyst
9 7 (4.83%) Security Architect
9 7 (4.83%) Security Consultant
9 7 (4.83%) Technical Consultant
9 7 (4.83%) MuleSoft Developer
10 6 (4.14%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
12 4 (2.76%) Agile Java Developer
12 4 (2.76%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.76%) Applications Consultant
12 4 (2.76%) Applications Architect
12 4 (2.76%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (45.52%) OAuth
2 65 (44.83%) Web Services
3 36 (24.83%) SOAP
4 33 (22.76%) OpenID
5 26 (17.93%) Spring
5 26 (17.93%) CSS
6 24 (16.55%) .NET
6 24 (16.55%) REST
7 23 (15.86%) HTML
8 21 (14.48%) OAuth2
9 20 (13.79%) JMS
10 19 (13.10%) XML
11 17 (11.72%) Hibernate
12 16 (11.03%) RESTful
13 13 (8.97%) jQuery
14 12 (8.28%) JSON
15 11 (7.59%) Middleware
15 11 (7.59%) CSS3
16 10 (6.90%) WCF
17 8 (5.52%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.10%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (8.97%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.21%) PKI
4 8 (5.52%) BYOD
5 5 (3.45%) Fixed Income
5 5 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.45%) Social Media
5 5 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.76%) User Experience
6 4 (2.76%) Enterprise Cloud
6 4 (2.76%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.07%) Clustering
8 2 (1.38%) New Media
8 2 (1.38%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.38%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.38%) W3C
8 2 (1.38%) GIS
8 2 (1.38%) IVR
8 2 (1.38%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.93%) Linux
2 11 (7.59%) UNIX
3 7 (4.83%) Windows
3 7 (4.83%) Android
4 6 (4.14%) Solaris
5 4 (2.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (38.62%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (29.66%) SOA
3 42 (28.97%) Open Source
4 25 (17.24%) Identity Management
5 19 (13.10%) TDD
5 19 (13.10%) Scrum
6 17 (11.72%) TOGAF
6 17 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (11.72%) BDD
7 16 (11.03%) MVC
8 14 (9.66%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (8.97%) Information Security
10 12 (8.28%) Web Development
11 11 (7.59%) OO
12 10 (6.90%) Change Control
12 10 (6.90%) Automated Testing
13 9 (6.21%) Use Case
14 8 (5.52%) UML
14 8 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (4.83%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 76 (52.41%) Java
2 26 (17.93%) JavaScript
3 23 (15.86%) C#
4 18 (12.41%) SQL
5 14 (9.66%) PHP
6 10 (6.90%) Perl
6 10 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 9 (6.21%) Python
8 6 (4.14%) C
9 5 (3.45%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.45%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.45%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.07%) Ruby
10 3 (2.07%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.38%) PHP5
12 1 (0.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (12.41%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.66%) CISSP
2 14 (9.66%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.59%) Degree
4 7 (4.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) QA
System Software
1 21 (14.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.14%) Shibboleth
4 2 (1.38%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 13 (8.97%) CloudHub
2 12 (8.28%) CA Single Sign-On
3 7 (4.83%) Tivoli
3 7 (4.83%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 5 (3.45%) OpenAM
5 4 (2.76%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (2.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.69%) OpenIDM
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (19.31%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.17%) Oracle
3 14 (9.66%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (7.59%) CA
5 10 (6.90%) MuleSoft
5 10 (6.90%) Citrix
6 9 (6.21%) VMware
7 7 (4.83%) Cisco
7 7 (4.83%) Apigee
8 5 (3.45%) HP
8 5 (3.45%) Juniper
8 5 (3.45%) ForgeRock
8 5 (3.45%) WSO2
9 4 (2.76%) Adobe
9 4 (2.76%) Ab Initio
10 3 (2.07%) Informatica
10 3 (2.07%) Novell
10 3 (2.07%) Lotus
10 3 (2.07%) IBM
11 2 (1.38%) Splunk
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