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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet2 Shibboleth
Rank 624 598 581
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -17
Contract jobs citing Shibboleth 2 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.027% 0.014%
As % of the System Software category 0.040% 0.27% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Average daily rate £241 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £311 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £469 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £241 £325 -
% change year-on-year
-25.76% -
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
5022 5132 4851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.76% 9.91% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2976 2790 2420
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 599 555
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.50 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
Top 6 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -12 2 £241 -25.76% 1
South East +7 1 £220 -32.30%
High Wycombe - 1 £220 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £220 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £263 -
East Midlands - 1 £263 -

Shibboleth
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (69.23%) HTML
1 9 (69.23%) Java
1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
1 9 (69.23%) CSS
1 9 (69.23%) SAML
2 8 (61.54%) Tomcat
2 8 (61.54%) RDBMS
2 8 (61.54%) IBM
2 8 (61.54%) JDBC
2 8 (61.54%) JSP
2 8 (61.54%) Struts
2 8 (61.54%) XML
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (61.54%) Hibernate
2 8 (61.54%) Spring
2 8 (61.54%) Ajax
2 8 (61.54%) WebSphere
2 8 (61.54%) Spring Security
2 8 (61.54%) Apache Camel
2 8 (61.54%) Relational Database
3 4 (30.77%) Identity Management
4 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Unix
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) Novell
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft

Shibboleth
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) Tomcat
1 8 (61.54%) WebSphere
1 8 (61.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) RDBMS
1 8 (61.54%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.69%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) CSS
1 9 (69.23%) HTML
1 9 (69.23%) SAML
2 8 (61.54%) Ajax
2 8 (61.54%) Apache Camel
2 8 (61.54%) Hibernate
2 8 (61.54%) JDBC
2 8 (61.54%) JSP
2 8 (61.54%) Spring
2 8 (61.54%) Spring Security
2 8 (61.54%) Struts
2 8 (61.54%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) iSeries
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Identity Management
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) RAD
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) AWK
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) sed
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (7.69%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Novell