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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet2 Shibboleth
UK
Rank 571 628 592
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -36
Contract jobs citing Shibboleth 16 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.004% 0.030%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 0.039% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 8
Median daily rate £450 £241 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.52% -25.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £224 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £258 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £241 £325
% change year-on-year
+65.80% -25.76%
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
5405 5084 5148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.05% 10.17% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3391 3028 2834
Median daily rate £400 £380 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 487 589
Median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 23 January 2017.

Shibboleth Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Shibboleth
Top 13 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +44 15 £450 +86.52% 1
London - 11 £475 - 1
City of London - 4 £475 -
South East +21 3 £400 +81.81%
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £300 -
North East - 1 £300 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £400 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £300 -
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
Edinburgh - 1 £450 -
Scotland - 1 £450 -

Shibboleth
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) SAML
3 15 (55.56%) Java
4 14 (51.85%) Linux
5 11 (40.74%) Web Services
6 10 (37.04%) Unix
6 10 (37.04%) Ruby
6 10 (37.04%) Mac OS
7 9 (33.33%) RESTful
8 8 (29.63%) Identity Access Management
9 7 (25.93%) Web Development
10 6 (22.22%) Identity Management
10 6 (22.22%) TDD
10 6 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
11 5 (18.52%) JSON-LD
11 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
11 5 (18.52%) JSON
11 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (18.52%) OAuth
11 5 (18.52%) Semantic Web
11 5 (18.52%) Open Source
12 4 (14.81%) Scrum
12 4 (14.81%) HTML
12 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
12 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
12 4 (14.81%) DevOps
13 3 (11.11%) Coaching
13 3 (11.11%) React
13 3 (11.11%) Secure Coding
13 3 (11.11%) AngularJS

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 3 (11.11%) Apache Qpid
1 3 (11.11%) Liferay
1 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) Confluence
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) HTTP
1 3 (11.11%) SNMP
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) Network Security
3 1 (3.70%) LDAP
3 1 (3.70%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) Big Data
3 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) git-flow
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Ruby Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Java Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Developer
7 1 (3.70%) IT Technical Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Java Server Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) SAML
2 11 (40.74%) Web Services
3 9 (33.33%) RESTful
4 5 (18.52%) JSON
4 5 (18.52%) JSON-LD
4 5 (18.52%) OAuth
5 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 3 (11.11%) .NET
6 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 3 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (11.11%) React
6 3 (11.11%) Spring
6 3 (11.11%) XML
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
7 2 (7.41%) J2EE
7 2 (7.41%) OAuth2
8 1 (3.70%) CSS
8 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.70%) JPA
8 1 (3.70%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Semantic Web
2 3 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 3 (11.11%) W3C
3 2 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (7.41%) Private Cloud
3 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) e-Learning
4 1 (3.70%) New Media
4 1 (3.70%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 10 (37.04%) Mac OS
2 10 (37.04%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) SUSE
3 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Identity Access Management
3 7 (25.93%) Web Development
4 6 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
4 6 (22.22%) Identity Management
4 6 (22.22%) TDD
5 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (18.52%) Open Source
5 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) DevOps
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) BDD
7 3 (11.11%) Coaching
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) PLM
7 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) Secure Coding
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) Ruby
3 3 (11.11%) C
3 3 (11.11%) SPARQL
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) Scala
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) VB
5 1 (3.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) Xen
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) NDS
2 1 (3.70%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) OpenAM
2 2 (7.41%) OpenSSO
2 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) Sun Identity Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
3 1 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) ForgeRock
2 2 (7.41%) Sun
2 2 (7.41%) WSO2
3 1 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (3.70%) Capita
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) NetIQ
3 1 (3.70%) Novell