The table below looks at the statistics for Shibboleth skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shibboleth over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet2 Shibboleth
Rank 639 631 619
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing Shibboleth 4 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.018% 0.007%
As % of the System Software category 0.060% 0.17% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £450 £215 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -39.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £215 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £289 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £215 £356
% change year-on-year
+74.41% -39.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
6685 5909 5540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.60% 10.57% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4132 3332 3017
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £186 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 616 649
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.99 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.61% +15.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

Shibboleth
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Shibboleth as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

Shibboleth Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Shibboleth
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shibboleth within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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 +7 4 £450 +33.33% 3
London - 2 £525 - 2
Oxfordshire +11 1 - -
South East +2 1 - -
South West - 1 £375 -
Somerset - 1 £375 -
City of London - 1 £450 -
Bath - 1 £375 -

Shibboleth
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Shibboleth 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 Shibboleth.

1 4 (100.00%) SAML
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) Semantic Web
3 2 (50.00%) JSON-LD
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) SPARQL
4 1 (25.00%) Secure Coding
4 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source Development
4 1 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Sun Identity Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Spring Security
4 1 (25.00%) Jetty
4 1 (25.00%) OAuth
4 1 (25.00%) OSSEC
4 1 (25.00%) OpenSSO
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Qpid
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (25.00%) Neo4j
4 1 (25.00%) OAuth2

Shibboleth
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 1 (25.00%) Apache Qpid
1 1 (25.00%) Jetty
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) Neo4j
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) SAML
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) JSON-LD
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) OAuth
3 1 (25.00%) OAuth2
3 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Semantic Web
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source Development
2 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) PLM
2 1 (25.00%) RDF
2 1 (25.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (25.00%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) OpenAM
1 1 (25.00%) OpenSSO
1 1 (25.00%) OSSEC
1 1 (25.00%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) ForgeRock
1 1 (25.00%) Sun