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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 522 543 523
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -20
Contract jobs citing SAML 81 43 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.080% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.29% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 23 40
Average daily rate
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£450 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £393
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -10.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average 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
15071 15076 13797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 28.06% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10089 9798 8676
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £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 221 217 331
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +19 75 £455 +10.97% 8
London +16 34 £481 +10.45% 7
South East -4 23 £390 +41.81% 1
Hampshire +12 15 £450 +28.57%
North West - 7 £525 -
City of London 0 6 £500 -4.76% 4
East of England -3 6 £370 -12.85%
Hertfordshire - 5 £370 -
Southampton - 5 £383 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £300 -
Cardiff - 4 £215 -
South Wales - 4 £215 -
Wales - 4 £215 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 3 £375 +7.14%
North East -20 3 £375 +7.14%
Tyne and Wear -22 3 £375 +7.14%
Reading - 3 £200 -
Cheshire - 3 £488 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £300 -
Berkshire - 3 £200 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £370 -
Andover +4 2 £338 -
South West 0 1 £455 -
Swindon -1 1 £455 -
Wiltshire -5 1 £455 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
Essex - 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - -

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 84 (53.85%) Java
2 65 (41.67%) Web Services
3 60 (38.46%) OAuth
4 59 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (26.92%) SOA
6 41 (26.28%) Open Source
7 36 (23.08%) OpenID
7 36 (23.08%) SOAP
8 35 (22.44%) Spring
9 34 (21.79%) Microsoft
10 33 (21.15%) LDAP
11 31 (19.87%) Linux
12 29 (18.59%) Apache
13 28 (17.95%) Subversion
14 27 (17.31%) JavaScript
14 27 (17.31%) CSS
14 27 (17.31%) Internet
14 27 (17.31%) OAuth2
15 26 (16.67%) Finance
16 25 (16.03%) SQL
17 24 (15.38%) .NET
17 24 (15.38%) Active Directory
18 23 (14.74%) Oracle
18 23 (14.74%) C#
18 23 (14.74%) HTML
18 23 (14.74%) Hibernate
19 22 (14.10%) Scrum
19 22 (14.10%) TDD
19 22 (14.10%) Identity Management
19 22 (14.10%) Kerberos

SAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 29 (18.59%) Apache
2 18 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 15 (9.62%) WebSphere
4 12 (7.69%) IIS
5 10 (6.41%) SharePoint
5 10 (6.41%) Mule
6 9 (5.77%) Mule ESB
7 8 (5.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (4.49%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (3.85%) JBoss
9 6 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (3.85%) GlassFish
10 5 (3.21%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (3.21%) WebLogic
11 4 (2.56%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (1.92%) MS Exchange
12 3 (1.92%) NetWeaver
12 3 (1.92%) GroupWise
12 3 (1.92%) CMS
13 2 (1.28%) iPlanet
Applications
1 13 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (2.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.33%) SaaS
2 12 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.77%) GitHub
4 6 (3.85%) PaaS
5 3 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.92%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.28%) Yammer
7 1 (0.64%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 33 (21.15%) LDAP
2 27 (17.31%) Internet
3 22 (14.10%) Kerberos
4 16 (10.26%) Firewall
5 11 (7.05%) DNS
6 9 (5.77%) SSL
7 7 (4.49%) HTTP
7 7 (4.49%) VPN
8 6 (3.85%) IPsec
8 6 (3.85%) DMZ
9 5 (3.21%) SAN
9 5 (3.21%) LAN
9 5 (3.21%) WAN
9 5 (3.21%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.56%) X.500
11 2 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.28%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (1.28%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (1.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (5.13%) MySQL
3 6 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 6 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.56%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.28%) Sybase ASA
6 2 (1.28%) DB2
6 2 (1.28%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.64%) Big Data
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (17.95%) Subversion
2 20 (12.82%) Selenium
2 20 (12.82%) Mockito
2 20 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 19 (12.18%) JUnit
4 18 (11.54%) Cucumber
5 16 (10.26%) Jenkins
5 16 (10.26%) Maven
6 15 (9.62%) Visual Studio
7 6 (3.85%) Ant
8 5 (3.21%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.28%) Hudson
10 1 (0.64%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.64%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.64%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.64%) JMeter
10 1 (0.64%) JIRA
General
1 26 (16.67%) Finance
2 11 (7.05%) Banking
3 8 (5.13%) Retail
3 8 (5.13%) Local Government
4 7 (4.49%) Marketing
5 5 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.92%) Automotive
6 3 (1.92%) French Language
7 2 (1.28%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Back Office
8 1 (0.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.64%) Advertising
8 1 (0.64%) Publishing
8 1 (0.64%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 57 (36.54%) Developer
2 32 (20.51%) Architect
3 31 (19.87%) Java Developer
4 14 (8.97%) Analyst
5 13 (8.33%) Consultant
5 13 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (7.69%) Security Analyst
7 11 (7.05%) Application Security Analyst
8 9 (5.77%) Designer
8 9 (5.77%) Security Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Security Consultant
9 6 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
9 6 (3.85%) MuleSoft Developer
10 5 (3.21%) Security Architect
10 5 (3.21%) Technical Architect
11 4 (2.56%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.56%) Applications Consultant
11 4 (2.56%) Agile Java Developer
11 4 (2.56%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (41.67%) Web Services
2 60 (38.46%) OAuth
3 36 (23.08%) OpenID
3 36 (23.08%) SOAP
4 35 (22.44%) Spring
5 27 (17.31%) CSS
5 27 (17.31%) OAuth2
6 24 (15.38%) .NET
7 23 (14.74%) HTML
7 23 (14.74%) Hibernate
8 21 (13.46%) REST
9 20 (12.82%) RESTful
10 19 (12.18%) XML
11 16 (10.26%) Middleware
12 15 (9.62%) JMS
13 12 (7.69%) JSON
14 10 (6.41%) Ajax
14 10 (6.41%) CSS3
15 9 (5.77%) jQuery
15 9 (5.77%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.62%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (6.41%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.77%) PKI
4 8 (5.13%) Fixed Income
4 8 (5.13%) BYOD
4 8 (5.13%) User Experience
5 6 (3.85%) IVR
6 4 (2.56%) Cryptography
6 4 (2.56%) Clustering
6 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.56%) Social Media
7 3 (1.92%) GIS
7 3 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.92%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.92%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.28%) W3C
8 2 (1.28%) SecurID
8 2 (1.28%) Statistics
8 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.87%) Linux
2 13 (8.33%) UNIX
3 11 (7.05%) Windows
4 8 (5.13%) Android
5 6 (3.85%) Solaris
6 5 (3.21%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (26.92%) SOA
3 41 (26.28%) Open Source
4 22 (14.10%) TDD
4 22 (14.10%) Scrum
4 22 (14.10%) Identity Management
5 21 (13.46%) BDD
6 20 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (9.62%) TOGAF
7 15 (9.62%) Web Development
8 14 (8.97%) OO
9 13 (8.33%) MVC
9 13 (8.33%) Automated Testing
9 13 (8.33%) Change Control
10 11 (7.05%) UML
11 10 (6.41%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (5.77%) Use Case
12 9 (5.77%) OWASP
12 9 (5.77%) Information Security
12 9 (5.77%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (53.85%) Java
2 27 (17.31%) JavaScript
3 25 (16.03%) SQL
4 23 (14.74%) C#
5 18 (11.54%) PHP
6 11 (7.05%) Python
6 11 (7.05%) Shell Script
7 10 (6.41%) Perl
8 6 (3.85%) C
9 5 (3.21%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.21%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.56%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.28%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.28%) R
11 2 (1.28%) Ruby
11 2 (1.28%) PHP5
12 1 (0.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.05%) CISSP
2 11 (7.05%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.41%) Degree
4 5 (3.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 24 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.41%) Shibboleth
3 8 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.28%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.64%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 15 (9.62%) CA Single Sign-On
2 9 (5.77%) CloudHub
3 7 (4.49%) Tivoli
3 7 (4.49%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 5 (3.21%) OpenAM
5 3 (1.92%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.64%) OpenIDM
6 1 (0.64%) Puppet
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 34 (21.79%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.74%) Oracle
3 14 (8.97%) CA
4 10 (6.41%) Citrix
5 9 (5.77%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (5.77%) HP
5 9 (5.77%) VMware
6 8 (5.13%) WSO2
6 8 (5.13%) Adobe
7 7 (4.49%) Cisco
7 7 (4.49%) IBM
7 7 (4.49%) MuleSoft
7 7 (4.49%) Apigee
8 6 (3.85%) Splunk
8 6 (3.85%) KANA
9 5 (3.21%) ForgeRock
9 5 (3.21%) Juniper
10 4 (2.56%) Ab Initio
11 3 (1.92%) Informatica
11 3 (1.92%) Novell
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