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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
England / West Midlands
Rank 113 117 107
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing SAML 12 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.042% 0.046%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.98% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £525
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -14.28%
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 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
606 575 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.16% 23.98% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 347 303
Median daily rate £375 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.05 £22.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAML across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

SAML Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 January 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
Warwickshire +4 7 £400 -5.88%
Birmingham - 3 £763 -
Coventry - 1 £575 -
SAML
England

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 12 (60.00%) Web Services
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle Identity Management
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
4 7 (35.00%) WebLogic
4 7 (35.00%) IIS
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle
4 7 (35.00%) Unix
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) Linux
4 7 (35.00%) JBoss
4 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (35.00%) HTTP
4 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) ITSM
5 6 (30.00%) SSL
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (30.00%) ODBC
5 6 (30.00%) Apache
5 6 (30.00%) LDAP
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET

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 7 (35.00%) IIS
1 7 (35.00%) JBoss
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 7 (35.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (30.00%) Apache
3 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) HTTP
1 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (30.00%) LDAP
2 6 (30.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic Workshop
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Azure Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) ETL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) ITSM Architect
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (30.00%) JDBC
2 6 (30.00%) ODBC
2 6 (30.00%) REST
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 5 (25.00%) OAuth
3 5 (25.00%) RESTful
3 5 (25.00%) SOAP
3 5 (25.00%) WCF
3 5 (25.00%) XML
3 5 (25.00%) XSD
3 5 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (5.00%) ISAPI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.00%) Data Conversion
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Wiki
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
1 7 (35.00%) Unix
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
2 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (30.00%) ITSM
4 5 (25.00%) API Integration
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (25.00%) Data Transformation
4 5 (25.00%) Data Validation
4 5 (25.00%) ETL
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) MVC
4 5 (25.00%) Service Design
4 5 (25.00%) Validation
5 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
5 4 (20.00%) Migration
5 4 (20.00%) OO
5 4 (20.00%) OOD
6 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (20.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) ServiceNow