The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SAML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 123 -
Rank change year-on-year +25 -  
Contract jobs citing SAML 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.33% 0.042% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.57% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 383 498 482
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.88% 21.07% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 302 305
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.06 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.57% -46.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £33.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing SAML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for SAML in Berkshire

SAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAML in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAML in Berkshire

SAML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAML in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAML in Berkshire

SAML
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Reading +17 4 £525 -
Newbury - 1 - -
SAML
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SAML.

1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) REST
3 6 (66.67%) SOAP
3 6 (66.67%) J2EE
3 6 (66.67%) SOA
3 6 (66.67%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) Java
4 5 (55.56%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (55.56%) JSON
5 4 (44.44%) nginx
5 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
5 4 (44.44%) Use Case
5 4 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (44.44%) Node.js
5 4 (44.44%) User Stories
5 4 (44.44%) XSLT
5 4 (44.44%) Python
5 4 (44.44%) .NET
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 4 (44.44%) OAuth2
5 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (44.44%) Apigee
5 4 (44.44%) Linux Command Line

SAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (44.44%) nginx
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
3 1 (11.11%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP WordPress Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) REST
2 6 (66.67%) J2EE
2 6 (66.67%) SOAP
3 5 (55.56%) JSON
3 5 (55.56%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) Node.js
4 4 (44.44%) OAuth2
4 4 (44.44%) XSLT
5 2 (22.22%) Apache Camel
5 2 (22.22%) Apache CXF
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) Ehcache
5 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) JDBC
5 2 (22.22%) JMS
5 2 (22.22%) OSGi
5 2 (22.22%) Play Framework
6 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (44.44%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
3 4 (44.44%) Use Case
3 4 (44.44%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 2 (22.22%) Microservices
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
4 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (22.22%) Web Design
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) API Development
5 1 (11.11%) API Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Scala
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) PHP 7
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Apigee
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Capita
2 1 (11.11%) Pardot
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow