The table below looks at the statistics for SAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 111 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAML 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £425 £269
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +58.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
557 536 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.94% 25.13% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 321 292
Average daily rate £371 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 21
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

SAML
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAML across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAML Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAML
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAML across the West Midlands region.

SAML Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAML
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAML across the West Midlands region.

SAML Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAML
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAML 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 SAML.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) EJB
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) AOP
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE
1 3 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 3 (100.00%) JAXP
1 3 (100.00%) JAXB
1 3 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 3 (100.00%) JPA
1 3 (100.00%) Hudson
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAML 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 SAML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) Hudson
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) EJB
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE
1 3 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 3 (100.00%) JAXP
1 3 (100.00%) JAXB
1 3 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 3 (100.00%) JPA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) AOP
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle