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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
UK
Rank 478 563 550
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -13
Contract jobs citing SAML 130 65 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 0.44% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 39 38
Median daily rate £500 £455 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £250 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £24.31 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.55%
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
14168 14836 14077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.20% 28.53% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9872 10211 9296
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 245 191
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £21.15 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +93 120 £525 +15.38% 30
London +69 77 £525 +10.52% 21
South East +33 22 £409 -11.62% 4
West Midlands +20 11 £575 +35.29% 1
City of London +4 11 £525 +15.38% 5
Hampshire +16 9 £432 - 2
Moray - 8 £388 -
Scotland - 8 £388 -
Berkshire +25 7 £550 - 1
Warwick +7 6 £400 -5.88%
Warwickshire +5 6 £400 -5.88%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £353 - 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £353 -
Reading +23 3 - - 1
Bracknell - 3 £550 -
Birmingham - 3 £763 - 1
East of England +2 2 £480 +6.66%
Elgin - 2 £300 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £480 -
Midlands - 2 £450 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £675 -
Cambridge - 2 £480 -
Fareham - 2 - -
North West +19 1 £400 -33.33%
Surrey +8 1 - -
East Midlands -5 1 £375 - 1
South West - 1 £320 - 1
Bristol - 1 £320 -
Coventry - 1 £575 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £375 -

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 77 (34.84%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (31.67%) Java
3 65 (29.41%) LDAP
4 59 (26.70%) Linux
5 57 (25.79%) Oracle
6 54 (24.43%) Microsoft
7 53 (23.98%) OAuth
8 51 (23.08%) Active Directory
9 49 (22.17%) SQL
10 48 (21.72%) REST
11 47 (21.27%) Microsoft Azure
12 44 (19.91%) Web Services
13 40 (18.10%) Windows
14 39 (17.65%) SOAP
15 38 (17.19%) Identity Management
16 37 (16.74%) Finance
17 35 (15.84%) JavaScript
17 35 (15.84%) SOA
17 35 (15.84%) Kerberos
18 34 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
19 32 (14.48%) HTML
20 31 (14.03%) SQL Server
20 31 (14.03%) Unix
21 30 (13.57%) SSL
21 30 (13.57%) Amazon AWS
22 27 (12.22%) HTTP
22 27 (12.22%) VMware
23 25 (11.31%) XML
23 25 (11.31%) Cybersecurity
23 25 (11.31%) Microservices

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 22 (9.95%) Apache
2 21 (9.50%) JBoss
3 17 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 13 (5.88%) IIS
5 12 (5.43%) Drupal
6 10 (4.52%) SharePoint
7 9 (4.07%) Oracle Application Server
7 9 (4.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 9 (4.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (3.62%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.71%) CMS
10 5 (2.26%) Anypoint
10 5 (2.26%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (2.26%) MS Exchange
10 5 (2.26%) Mule
10 5 (2.26%) Mule ESB
11 4 (1.81%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.90%) MS Office
2 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.26%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.45%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (21.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (13.57%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (8.60%) Office 365
4 17 (7.69%) PaaS
5 15 (6.79%) SaaS
6 9 (4.07%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (3.62%) IaaS
8 4 (1.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 4 (1.81%) Heroku
9 3 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.90%) GitHub
11 1 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 65 (29.41%) LDAP
2 35 (15.84%) Kerberos
3 30 (13.57%) SSL
4 27 (12.22%) HTTP
5 23 (10.41%) DNS
6 14 (6.33%) SMTP
7 13 (5.88%) TCP/IP
8 11 (4.98%) Firewall
9 10 (4.52%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (4.07%) Internet
10 9 (4.07%) NetScaler
11 7 (3.17%) X.509
12 5 (2.26%) VPN
13 4 (1.81%) DMZ
13 4 (1.81%) SCCP
14 3 (1.36%) DHCP
14 3 (1.36%) SMS
14 3 (1.36%) SNMP
15 2 (0.90%) FTP
15 2 (0.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.03%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.24%) Oracle Database
3 14 (6.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (4.98%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (4.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (4.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.62%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.62%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (3.62%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.71%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.26%) Redis
9 4 (1.81%) DB2
9 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.81%) MySQL
9 4 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.36%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (0.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (9.95%) Git (software)
2 19 (8.60%) Jenkins
3 17 (7.69%) JIRA
4 14 (6.33%) Maven
5 12 (5.43%) Cucumber
6 7 (3.17%) SoapUI
6 7 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.26%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.81%) Subversion
9 2 (0.90%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.90%) Checkstyle
9 2 (0.90%) Cobertura
9 2 (0.90%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.90%) Gradle
9 2 (0.90%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.90%) Mocha
9 2 (0.90%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.90%) Selenium
9 2 (0.90%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.90%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 37 (16.74%) Finance
2 19 (8.60%) Banking
3 9 (4.07%) Retail
4 7 (3.17%) Marketing
5 5 (2.26%) Advertising
5 5 (2.26%) Games
5 5 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.36%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.90%) Electronics
7 2 (0.90%) French Language
7 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Billing
8 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (33.94%) Architect
2 64 (28.96%) Developer
3 25 (11.31%) Solutions Architect
4 24 (10.86%) Consultant
5 21 (9.50%) Security Architect
6 18 (8.14%) Java Developer
7 15 (6.79%) Infrastructure Architect
8 12 (5.43%) Analyst
9 10 (4.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (4.07%) Technical Architect
11 8 (3.62%) .NET Developer
11 8 (3.62%) Designer
12 7 (3.17%) Administrator
12 7 (3.17%) Cloud Architect
12 7 (3.17%) Cybersecurity Architect
12 7 (3.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 7 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
13 6 (2.71%) Payments Architect
13 6 (2.71%) Support Analyst
13 6 (2.71%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (23.98%) OAuth
2 48 (21.72%) REST
3 44 (19.91%) Web Services
4 39 (17.65%) SOAP
5 32 (14.48%) HTML
6 25 (11.31%) XML
7 24 (10.86%) .NET
7 24 (10.86%) JDBC
7 24 (10.86%) RESTful
8 22 (9.95%) JSON
9 21 (9.50%) CSS
10 17 (7.69%) J2EE
11 15 (6.79%) JMS
11 15 (6.79%) OAuth2
11 15 (6.79%) OpenID
12 14 (6.33%) Apache Camel
12 14 (6.33%) Spring
13 13 (5.88%) Ehcache
13 13 (5.88%) Java EE
13 13 (5.88%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.05%) PKI
2 18 (8.14%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.52%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.07%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.62%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.71%) User Experience
7 5 (2.26%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.26%) Wiki
8 4 (1.81%) Blog
8 4 (1.81%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.81%) RSA SecurID
8 4 (1.81%) Semantic Web
9 3 (1.36%) Clustering
9 3 (1.36%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.36%) W3C
10 2 (0.90%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.90%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 59 (26.70%) Linux
2 40 (18.10%) Windows
3 31 (14.03%) Unix
4 15 (6.79%) Windows Server
5 12 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (4.98%) Mac OS
7 8 (3.62%) Windows 10
8 7 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.90%) Android
10 2 (0.90%) Solaris
10 2 (0.90%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.90%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.45%) CentOS
11 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (34.84%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (17.19%) Identity Management
3 35 (15.84%) SOA
4 34 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
5 25 (11.31%) Cybersecurity
5 25 (11.31%) Microservices
6 22 (9.95%) MVC
6 22 (9.95%) Open Source
7 21 (9.50%) Scrum
8 19 (8.60%) ITIL
9 16 (7.24%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 15 (6.79%) Security Architecture
11 14 (6.33%) Front End Development
12 13 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (5.88%) Data Encryption
12 13 (5.88%) Pair Programming
12 13 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (5.88%) UML
12 13 (5.88%) Web Design
13 12 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 70 (31.67%) Java
2 49 (22.17%) SQL
3 35 (15.84%) JavaScript
4 16 (7.24%) Scala
5 15 (6.79%) C#
6 14 (6.33%) PowerShell
7 11 (4.98%) Ruby
8 9 (4.07%) Python
9 8 (3.62%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.26%) C
10 5 (2.26%) PHP
11 4 (1.81%) Perl
11 4 (1.81%) VB
12 3 (1.36%) SPARQL
13 2 (0.90%) C++
13 2 (0.90%) ES6
13 2 (0.90%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.90%) XPath
14 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (9.05%) Degree
2 15 (6.79%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.98%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.62%) CISMP
4 8 (3.62%) CISSP
4 8 (3.62%) CRISC
5 7 (3.17%) CISM
6 6 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.26%) CISA
7 5 (2.26%) MCSE
8 4 (1.81%) CCNA
8 4 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.81%) MCSD
8 4 (1.81%) MCTS
8 4 (1.81%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.81%) PMP
9 3 (1.36%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (0.90%) GCIH
10 2 (0.90%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.98%) QA
2 9 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.36%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.90%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (0.90%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.45%) GPG13
System Software
1 51 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.69%) Shibboleth
3 13 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.52%) vCloud
5 7 (3.17%) vSphere
6 6 (2.71%) XenApp
7 4 (1.81%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.36%) Docker
9 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.45%) NDS
10 1 (0.45%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.45%) NFS
10 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (9.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 11 (4.98%) Oracle Identity Management
3 10 (4.52%) Puppet
4 9 (4.07%) CA Single Sign-On
5 8 (3.62%) logstash
5 8 (3.62%) SCCM
6 7 (3.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 6 (2.71%) OpenAM
8 5 (2.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (2.26%) HP Fortify
8 5 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (2.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 5 (2.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (1.81%) Cacti
9 4 (1.81%) CloudHub
9 4 (1.81%) Ganglia
9 4 (1.81%) Graphite
9 4 (1.81%) Hyperic
9 4 (1.81%) Nagios
9 4 (1.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 57 (25.79%) Oracle
2 54 (24.43%) Microsoft
3 27 (12.22%) VMware
4 17 (7.69%) Citrix
5 16 (7.24%) IBM
6 14 (6.33%) CheckPoint
6 14 (6.33%) Cisco
6 14 (6.33%) Google
6 14 (6.33%) ServiceNow
7 13 (5.88%) Symantec
8 10 (4.52%) CA
8 10 (4.52%) HP
8 10 (4.52%) MuleSoft
8 10 (4.52%) Palo Alto
9 9 (4.07%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.62%) ForgeRock
11 7 (3.17%) SAP
11 7 (3.17%) Splunk
12 5 (2.26%) CyberArk
12 5 (2.26%) NetApp
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