The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Identity Foundation skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Identity Foundation over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Identity Foundation (WIF)
Rank 587 555 554
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Identity Foundation 7 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.029% 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.046% 0.10% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 21
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -36.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 £150
% change year-on-year
- +83.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15090 14302 15031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.58% 27.98% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9690 9078 9190
Average daily rate £375 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 285 369
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Windows Identity Foundation
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Identity Foundation within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Windows Identity Foundation Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Identity Foundation
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Identity Foundation within the UK.

Windows Identity Foundation Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Identity Foundation
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Identity Foundation within the UK.

Windows Identity Foundation Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Identity Foundation
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Identity Foundation within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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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 -35 7 £388 +29.16% 1
East of England - - - - 1
Bedford - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -

Windows Identity Foundation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Windows Identity Foundation 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 Windows Identity Foundation.

1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) SAML
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) OAuth
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) XACML
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (42.86%) UAG
3 3 (42.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (42.86%) PKI
3 3 (42.86%) MIIS
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) LDAP
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) SSDT
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET 2.0

Windows Identity Foundation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Windows Identity Foundation 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 Windows Identity Foundation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SSDT
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Platform Architect
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
2 4 (57.14%) SAML
3 3 (42.86%) OAuth
3 3 (42.86%) XACML
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) SWT
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) WF
5 1 (14.29%) LINQ
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) MIIS
1 3 (42.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft