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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet2 Shibboleth
UK
Rank 592 626 600
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -26
Contract jobs citing Shibboleth 16 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.004% 0.021%
As % of the System Software category 0.31% 0.037% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 4
Median daily rate £463 £241 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.70% -25.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £241 £325
% change year-on-year
+76.16% -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
5163 5356 5328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.37% 10.30% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3266 3199 2931
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 480 598
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.00 £32.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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
Top 10 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 24 February 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 +46 15 £475 +96.89% 2
London - 11 £475 - 1
South East +23 4 £400 +81.81%
City of London - 4 £475 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £450 -
Scotland - 1 £450 -
Maidenhead - 1 £400 -
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
Hampshire - 1 - -

Shibboleth
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) SAML
3 15 (53.57%) Java
3 15 (53.57%) Linux
4 12 (42.86%) Web Services
5 11 (39.29%) Unix
5 11 (39.29%) Ruby
5 11 (39.29%) Mac OS
6 9 (32.14%) RESTful
7 8 (28.57%) Web Development
8 7 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
8 7 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (21.43%) Identity Management
10 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
10 5 (17.86%) TDD
10 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (17.86%) OAuth
11 4 (14.29%) Semantic Web
11 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
11 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 4 (14.29%) JSON
11 4 (14.29%) MySQL
11 4 (14.29%) HTML
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 4 (14.29%) Scrum
11 4 (14.29%) JSON-LD
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (14.29%) Open Source
12 3 (10.71%) BDD
12 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS

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 (10.71%) Apache Qpid
1 3 (10.71%) Liferay
1 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) phpBB
3 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) IaaS
3 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
1 3 (10.71%) SNMP
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) Network Security
3 1 (3.57%) LDAP
3 1 (3.57%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
3 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
2 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (7.14%) git-flow
2 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Military
2 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Digital Developer
6 1 (3.57%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.57%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) SAML
2 12 (42.86%) Web Services
3 9 (32.14%) RESTful
4 5 (17.86%) OAuth
5 4 (14.29%) HTML
5 4 (14.29%) JSON
5 4 (14.29%) JSON-LD
6 3 (10.71%) .NET
6 3 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (10.71%) XML
7 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 2 (7.14%) CSS
7 2 (7.14%) React
7 2 (7.14%) Spring
8 1 (3.57%) Ajax
8 1 (3.57%) Apache Tika
8 1 (3.57%) OAuth2
8 1 (3.57%) Smarty
8 1 (3.57%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Semantic Web
2 3 (10.71%) Digital Media
2 3 (10.71%) W3C
3 2 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) e-Learning
4 1 (3.57%) New Media
4 1 (3.57%) SCORM
4 1 (3.57%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 11 (39.29%) Mac OS
2 11 (39.29%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) SUSE
3 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Web Development
3 7 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 7 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (21.43%) Identity Management
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.86%) TDD
6 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) Open Source
6 4 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) BDD
7 3 (10.71%) Benchmarking
7 3 (10.71%) PLM
7 3 (10.71%) RDF
7 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.71%) UML
7 3 (10.71%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (10.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) Ruby
3 3 (10.71%) C
3 3 (10.71%) SPARQL
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
4 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) Scala
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) VB
5 1 (3.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) MCP
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) Xen
2 1 (3.57%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) NDS
2 1 (3.57%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) OpenAM
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.57%) OpenSSO
2 1 (3.57%) Piwik
2 1 (3.57%) Sun Identity Manager
2 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) WSO2
3 1 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (3.57%) Capita
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) ForgeRock
3 1 (3.57%) NetIQ
3 1 (3.57%) Novell
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Sun
3 1 (3.57%) Zend
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