The table below looks at the statistics for Shibboleth skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shibboleth over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet2 Shibboleth
Rank 583 581 583
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Shibboleth 19 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the System Software category 0.35% 0.039% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
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£371 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.23% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £325 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £325 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £299
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5388 5153 4826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.53% 9.65% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3032 2669 2339
Average daily rate £325 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 585 588
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Shibboleth
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Shibboleth within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Shibboleth Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Shibboleth
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Shibboleth within the UK.

Shibboleth Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Shibboleth
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shibboleth within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Shibboleth Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Shibboleth
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shibboleth within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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 +4 19 £371 +14.23% 2
London - 1 £500 -
York - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Shibboleth
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Shibboleth 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 Shibboleth.

1 16 (69.57%) Java
1 16 (69.57%) SAML
2 12 (52.17%) Tomcat
3 11 (47.83%) Hibernate
3 11 (47.83%) Spring
3 11 (47.83%) Spring Security
3 11 (47.83%) Relational Database
4 10 (43.48%) Apache
4 10 (43.48%) PHP
5 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
5 9 (39.13%) HTML
5 9 (39.13%) CSS
5 9 (39.13%) UNIX
5 9 (39.13%) Ajax
6 8 (34.78%) Struts
7 7 (30.43%) JDBC
7 7 (30.43%) JSP
7 7 (30.43%) XML
7 7 (30.43%) SQL
7 7 (30.43%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (30.43%) RDBMS
7 7 (30.43%) IBM
7 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
8 6 (26.09%) Subversion
8 6 (26.09%) Regular Expression
8 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
8 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
8 6 (26.09%) Python
8 6 (26.09%) J2EE
8 6 (26.09%) MySQL

Shibboleth
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Shibboleth 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 Shibboleth. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (52.17%) Tomcat
2 10 (43.48%) Apache
3 7 (30.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
4 4 (17.39%) GlassFish
4 4 (17.39%) uWSGI
4 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
4 4 (17.39%) CMS
5 1 (4.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) LDAP
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) IPsec
2 4 (17.39%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) WAN
2 4 (17.39%) SSL
3 2 (8.70%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) NAS
4 1 (4.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) Relational Database
2 7 (30.43%) RDBMS
3 6 (26.09%) MySQL
4 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Subversion
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.35%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Support
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) SAML
2 11 (47.83%) Hibernate
2 11 (47.83%) Spring
2 11 (47.83%) Spring Security
3 9 (39.13%) Ajax
3 9 (39.13%) HTML
3 9 (39.13%) CSS
4 8 (34.78%) Struts
5 7 (30.43%) XML
5 7 (30.43%) JDBC
5 7 (30.43%) JSP
6 6 (26.09%) J2EE
6 6 (26.09%) ODBC
6 6 (26.09%) Regular Expression
7 4 (17.39%) WSGI
8 3 (13.04%) Web Services
9 2 (8.70%) XSL
9 2 (8.70%) XHTML
9 2 (8.70%) RSS
9 2 (8.70%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Open Source
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) UNIX
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
2 4 (17.39%) Identity Management
3 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
3 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps
3 3 (13.04%) Information Security
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Content Management
4 2 (8.70%) User Stories
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.35%) UML
5 1 (4.35%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) PHP
3 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) Python
5 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
5 6 (26.09%) Perl
6 2 (8.70%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Backup Exec
1 4 (17.39%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) OpenAM
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) IBM
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Blue Coat
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) McAfee
3 4 (17.39%) HP
3 4 (17.39%) Juniper
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe
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Posted: 24 days ago
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