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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 523 548 565
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +17
Contract jobs citing SAML 134 113 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 0.70% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 61 54
Median daily rate £434 £475 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.68% +16.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £388 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £670 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.64 -

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
16462 16144 15521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.76% 28.22% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11405 11120 10101
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 302 174
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +47 132 £428 -10.00% 14
London +16 58 £450 -14.28% 10
South East +36 30 £488 +2.63%
Hampshire - 15 £475 -
North West -2 12 £550 +30.17% 3
West Midlands -11 12 £388 -42.59%
Coventry - 9 £388 -
Berkshire +12 7 £550 +175.00%
East of England -1 7 £403 +46.36%
Croydon - 6 £380 - 1
Yorkshire +8 5 £425 -10.52%
Surrey +5 5 £488 +2.63%
West Yorkshire +5 5 £425 -10.52%
Hertfordshire -4 5 £625 -
Cheshire - 5 £525 - 2
Warrington - 5 £525 -
Winchester - 5 £398 -
Leeds +11 4 £425 -10.52%
City of London +7 4 £323 -41.36%
Leatherhead +14 3 £488 +2.63%
South West +8 3 £365 -19.78%
Manchester -21 3 £550 +30.17% 1
Merseyside - 3 £350 -
Southport - 3 £350 -
Somerset - 3 £365 -
Stockport - 3 £550 -
Bracknell - 3 £550 -
Bath - 3 £365 -
Warwick -2 2 £369 -45.37%
Warwickshire -4 2 £369 -45.37%

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 103 (41.53%) Java
2 90 (36.29%) Active Directory
3 89 (35.89%) Microsoft
4 85 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (33.87%) LDAP
6 83 (33.47%) OAuth
7 81 (32.66%) Linux
8 66 (26.61%) JavaScript
9 64 (25.81%) SQL
10 61 (24.60%) Web Services
11 56 (22.58%) SQL Server
11 56 (22.58%) REST
12 53 (21.37%) Windows
13 52 (20.97%) Oracle
14 50 (20.16%) .NET
15 48 (19.35%) Security Cleared
15 48 (19.35%) Identity Access Management
16 45 (18.15%) HTTP
17 41 (16.53%) Apache
18 40 (16.13%) Kerberos
19 39 (15.73%) MS Excel
20 38 (15.32%) SharePoint
21 37 (14.92%) XML
21 37 (14.92%) OpenID
22 35 (14.11%) SC Cleared
22 35 (14.11%) JSON
23 33 (13.31%) C#
24 32 (12.90%) VB
24 32 (12.90%) Scrum
24 32 (12.90%) RESTful

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 41 (16.53%) Apache
2 38 (15.32%) SharePoint
3 24 (9.68%) IIS
4 20 (8.06%) Drupal
5 15 (6.05%) CMS
6 14 (5.65%) Tomcat
7 10 (4.03%) JBoss
7 10 (4.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (4.03%) WebLogic
8 8 (3.23%) Apache Solr
8 8 (3.23%) Mule
8 8 (3.23%) Mule ESB
9 6 (2.42%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (2.42%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.61%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.21%) WildFly
Applications
1 39 (15.73%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.26%) MS Visio
3 13 (5.24%) MS Office
4 7 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.81%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 8 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.81%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.40%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.84%) Office 365
4 9 (3.63%) SaaS
5 8 (3.23%) GitHub
5 8 (3.23%) PaaS
6 7 (2.82%) Amazon S3
6 7 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (2.82%) IaaS
7 2 (0.81%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.40%) Boomi
8 1 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 84 (33.87%) LDAP
2 45 (18.15%) HTTP
3 40 (16.13%) Kerberos
4 24 (9.68%) SSL
5 22 (8.87%) DNS
6 18 (7.26%) HTTPS
7 16 (6.45%) Internet
8 15 (6.05%) TCP/IP
9 14 (5.65%) Firewall
10 9 (3.63%) Reverse Proxy
10 9 (3.63%) SSH
11 8 (3.23%) SMTP
12 6 (2.42%) BIG-IP
13 4 (1.61%) DMZ
13 4 (1.61%) SAN
14 3 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.21%) NetScaler
14 3 (1.21%) Network Security
14 3 (1.21%) Wireshark
15 2 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (8.06%) Oracle Database
4 19 (7.66%) MySQL
5 17 (6.85%) MongoDB
6 15 (6.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (5.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (5.24%) Relational Database
9 12 (4.84%) NoSQL
10 11 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (2.82%) CouchDB
11 7 (2.82%) InterSystems Cache
12 6 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (2.42%) OLTP
12 6 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (1.21%) Neo4j
15 3 (1.21%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (10.08%) JIRA
2 16 (6.45%) Selenium
2 16 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 15 (6.05%) Subversion
4 14 (5.65%) Jenkins
4 14 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (5.24%) JUnit
5 13 (5.24%) SoapUI
5 13 (5.24%) SpecFlow
6 12 (4.84%) Git (software)
7 10 (4.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 10 (4.03%) JMeter
7 10 (4.03%) Maven
7 10 (4.03%) SonarQube
8 7 (2.82%) NUnit
9 6 (2.42%) Jasmine
9 6 (2.42%) MSI
9 6 (2.42%) WiX
10 5 (2.02%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (2.02%) webpack
General
1 30 (12.10%) Finance
2 12 (4.84%) Banking
3 9 (3.63%) Military
4 5 (2.02%) Legal
5 4 (1.61%) Games
5 4 (1.61%) Retail
6 3 (1.21%) Advertising
6 3 (1.21%) Marketing
6 3 (1.21%) Publishing
7 2 (0.81%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.81%) French Language
8 1 (0.40%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 98 (39.52%) Developer
2 62 (25.00%) Architect
3 27 (10.89%) .NET Developer
4 21 (8.47%) Consultant
5 18 (7.26%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (4.84%) Senior Developer
7 11 (4.44%) Java Developer
8 10 (4.03%) Designer
8 10 (4.03%) Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (4.03%) Security Architect
9 9 (3.63%) Applications Developer
9 9 (3.63%) C# Developer
9 9 (3.63%) Drupal Developer
9 9 (3.63%) Security Engineer
9 9 (3.63%) Tester
10 8 (3.23%) Analyst
10 8 (3.23%) Security Designer
10 8 (3.23%) Support Engineer
11 7 (2.82%) Automation Tester
11 7 (2.82%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (33.47%) OAuth
2 61 (24.60%) Web Services
3 56 (22.58%) REST
4 50 (20.16%) .NET
5 37 (14.92%) OpenID
5 37 (14.92%) XML
6 35 (14.11%) JSON
7 32 (12.90%) RESTful
8 28 (11.29%) HTML
9 27 (10.89%) ASP.NET
10 26 (10.48%) J2EE
11 24 (9.68%) .NET Framework
11 24 (9.68%) SOAP
12 23 (9.27%) Spring
13 21 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
13 21 (8.47%) Middleware
14 20 (8.06%) jQuery
15 18 (7.26%) Ajax
15 18 (7.26%) CSS
15 18 (7.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.87%) Management Information System
2 20 (8.06%) PKI
3 17 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (6.85%) User Experience
4 16 (6.45%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.23%) Mainframe
6 7 (2.82%) CESG
6 7 (2.82%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.42%) Cryptography
7 6 (2.42%) Mobile Payment
7 6 (2.42%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.42%) Semantic Web
7 6 (2.42%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.02%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.61%) Online Banking
10 3 (1.21%) Data Conversion
10 3 (1.21%) DataPower
10 3 (1.21%) Wiki
11 2 (0.81%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 81 (32.66%) Linux
2 53 (21.37%) Windows
3 25 (10.08%) Windows Server
4 20 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (7.66%) Unix
6 11 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.23%) Solaris
8 4 (1.61%) CentOS
8 4 (1.61%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.21%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.81%) Android
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (19.35%) Identity Access Management
3 32 (12.90%) Scrum
4 28 (11.29%) Information Security
5 27 (10.89%) ITIL
6 26 (10.48%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 25 (10.08%) Microservices
7 25 (10.08%) Open Source
8 21 (8.47%) Mentoring
8 21 (8.47%) MVC
8 21 (8.47%) Performance Tuning
9 20 (8.06%) Service Design
9 20 (8.06%) Technical Architecture
9 20 (8.06%) Workflow
10 19 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (7.66%) OWASP
11 18 (7.26%) CRM
12 17 (6.85%) Identity Management
12 17 (6.85%) Network Architecture
12 17 (6.85%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 103 (41.53%) Java
2 66 (26.61%) JavaScript
3 64 (25.81%) SQL
4 33 (13.31%) C#
5 32 (12.90%) VB
6 27 (10.89%) Python
7 26 (10.48%) PHP
8 22 (8.87%) PowerShell
9 16 (6.45%) Perl
10 14 (5.65%) Lua
11 13 (5.24%) T-SQL
11 13 (5.24%) TypeScript
12 11 (4.44%) C
13 7 (2.82%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.61%) Ruby
14 4 (1.61%) XAML
15 3 (1.21%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.81%) C++
17 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 35 (14.11%) SC Cleared
3 19 (7.66%) Degree
4 17 (6.85%) CISSP
5 13 (5.24%) CISM
6 12 (4.84%) CISA
7 8 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (2.02%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.21%) BC Cleared
10 3 (1.21%) CCNA
10 3 (1.21%) CISMP
10 3 (1.21%) CRISC
10 3 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.21%) MCSD
10 3 (1.21%) MCSE
10 3 (1.21%) MCTS
10 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.21%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.42%) Disclosure Scotland
1 6 (2.42%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.02%) COBIT
2 5 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.02%) QA
3 3 (1.21%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.81%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 90 (36.29%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.63%) Varnish
4 7 (2.82%) Shibboleth
5 6 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.61%) XenApp
7 3 (1.21%) vCloud
8 2 (0.81%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.81%) NDS
8 2 (0.81%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 2 (0.81%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.40%) Docker
9 1 (0.40%) Firmware
9 1 (0.40%) Samba
9 1 (0.40%) Snort
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 27 (10.89%) OpenAM
2 25 (10.08%) Tivoli
3 22 (8.87%) OpenIDM
4 12 (4.84%) SCCM
5 10 (4.03%) CA Single Sign-On
6 7 (2.82%) CloudHub
6 7 (2.82%) HP Fortify
7 6 (2.42%) OpenView
7 6 (2.42%) Oracle Identity Management
7 6 (2.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 4 (1.61%) OpenSSO
8 4 (1.61%) Sun Identity Manager
8 4 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (1.21%) Ansible
9 3 (1.21%) yum
10 2 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.81%) SCOM
11 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 89 (35.89%) Microsoft
2 52 (20.97%) Oracle
3 30 (12.10%) ForgeRock
4 18 (7.26%) Cisco
5 17 (6.85%) IBM
5 17 (6.85%) MuleSoft
5 17 (6.85%) VMware
6 14 (5.65%) CheckPoint
7 12 (4.84%) HP
8 11 (4.44%) Cyber-Ark
9 10 (4.03%) CA
9 10 (4.03%) Sun
10 9 (3.63%) Red Hat
11 8 (3.23%) BMC
12 7 (2.82%) Citrix
12 7 (2.82%) DevExpress
13 6 (2.42%) F5
14 4 (1.61%) Symantec
15 3 (1.21%) Google
15 3 (1.21%) SAP
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