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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet2 Shibboleth
Rank 609 647 630
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -17
Contract jobs citing Shibboleth 11 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.018% 0.012%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 7
Median daily rate £450 £210 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -8.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £210 £230
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -8.69%
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
6331 5536 5837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.80% 10.00% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3938 3216 3204
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 617 731
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 3 December 2016.

Shibboleth Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Shibboleth
Top 15 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 3 December 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 +14 10 £431 +102.94%
London - 4 £450 -
South East +26 2 £413 +87.50%
North West - 2 £313 -
Manchester - 2 £313 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £413 -
Yorkshire +22 1 £413 +37.50%
South Yorkshire -6 1 £413 +37.50%
Sheffield -9 1 £413 +37.50%
Ealing - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £300 -
North East - 1 £300 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £300 -
Edinburgh - 1 £450 -
Scotland - 1 £450 -

Shibboleth
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) SAML
3 8 (44.44%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) Open Source
4 7 (38.89%) RESTful
4 7 (38.89%) Semantic Web
4 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
4 7 (38.89%) JSON
4 7 (38.89%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) JSON-LD
4 7 (38.89%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (33.33%) TDD
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (27.78%) Spring
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) OpenAM
7 4 (22.22%) OAuth2
7 4 (22.22%) DevOps
7 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
7 4 (22.22%) ForgeRock
7 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
7 4 (22.22%) Sun
7 4 (22.22%) XML
7 4 (22.22%) HTML
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 4 (22.22%) OAuth
7 4 (22.22%) Sun Identity Manager

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 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 3 (16.67%) Apache Qpid
2 3 (16.67%) Liferay
3 2 (11.11%) Confluence
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) Apache
4 1 (5.56%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
1 3 (16.67%) SNMP
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) Big Data
3 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.11%) Neo4j
3 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) git-flow
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Java Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Java Software Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) J2EE Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) C Developer
4 1 (5.56%) ICT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) SAML
2 7 (38.89%) JSON
2 7 (38.89%) JSON-LD
2 7 (38.89%) RESTful
2 7 (38.89%) Web Services
3 5 (27.78%) Spring
4 4 (22.22%) HTML
4 4 (22.22%) OAuth
4 4 (22.22%) OAuth2
4 4 (22.22%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
5 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 3 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (16.67%) React
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.11%) J2EE
6 2 (11.11%) Spring Security
7 1 (5.56%) CSS
7 1 (5.56%) JPA
7 1 (5.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Semantic Web
2 3 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 3 (16.67%) W3C
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
3 2 (11.11%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.56%) e-Learning
4 1 (5.56%) New Media
4 1 (5.56%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) SUSE
3 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Open Source
3 7 (38.89%) Identity Access Management
3 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
4 6 (33.33%) TDD
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (22.22%) DevOps
6 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) BDD
7 3 (16.67%) Benchmarking
7 3 (16.67%) Coaching
7 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 3 (16.67%) Identity Management
7 3 (16.67%) PLM
7 3 (16.67%) RDF
7 3 (16.67%) SOA
7 3 (16.67%) UML
7 3 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) C
3 3 (16.67%) SPARQL
4 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) Scala
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Xen
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) NDS
2 1 (5.56%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 1 (5.56%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) OpenAM
2 4 (22.22%) OpenSSO
2 4 (22.22%) Sun Identity Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.11%) Puppet
4 1 (5.56%) Ansible
4 1 (5.56%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) ForgeRock
1 4 (22.22%) Sun
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) WSO2
3 1 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) NetIQ
3 1 (5.56%) Novell