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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 127 121 108
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing SAML 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.078% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.35% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £363 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.09% +46.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SAML
England

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
717 575 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.08% 22.50% 24.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 351 347
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 9
Median hourly rate £16.00 £31.85 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.75% -4.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

SAML
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 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
Warwickshire +1 4 £363 -34.09%
SAML
England

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SAML.

1 9 (56.25%) .NET
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
1 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (43.75%) IIS
3 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
4 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (37.50%) OAuth
4 6 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 5 (31.25%) Service Design
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (31.25%) RESTful
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (31.25%) Data Validation
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (31.25%) Data Transformation
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
5 5 (31.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) API Integration

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (43.75%) IIS
3 5 (31.25%) JBoss
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
4 3 (18.75%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) HTTP
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic Workshop
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Integration Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Azure Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) ETL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Identity Management Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Server Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
1 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) OAuth
3 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 5 (31.25%) RESTful
3 5 (31.25%) SOAP
3 5 (31.25%) WCF
3 5 (31.25%) XML
3 5 (31.25%) XSD
3 5 (31.25%) XSLT
4 4 (25.00%) ISAPI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
1 5 (31.25%) Unix
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) API Integration
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (31.25%) Data Transformation
2 5 (31.25%) Data Validation
2 5 (31.25%) ETL
2 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) Service Design
2 5 (31.25%) Validation
3 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) OOD
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) XAML
4 3 (18.75%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) CCIE
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Data Quality
1 3 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Identity Management
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco