Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SAML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAML over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 221 231
Rank change year-on-year -11 +10 +64
Contract jobs citing SAML 14 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.53% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 8
City of London median daily rate £513 £525 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% -25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £415 £310 £460
90th Percentile £619 £600 £950
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £600
% change year-on-year -4.55% -8.33% -2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

SAML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,685 2,258 2,230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.02% 36.09% 31.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,282 1,904 1,852
City of London median daily rate £510 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £328 £313
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 11
City of London median hourly rate £27.55 £52.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.15% +30.31% +61.62%
10th Percentile £21.00 £45.66 £20.00
90th Percentile £57.88 £56.68 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £27.09 £52.12 £40.00
% change year-on-year -48.03% +30.31% +61.62%

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SAML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SAML in the City of London

SAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAML in the City of London

SAML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAML in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAML in the City of London

SAML
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the City of London region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £575 -
SAML
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for SAML.

1 6 (42.86%) LDAP
1 6 (42.86%) SSL
1 6 (42.86%) OAuth
1 6 (42.86%) REST
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (21.43%) Apache
4 3 (21.43%) ODBC
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) JDBC
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) ITSM
4 3 (21.43%) Internet
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
4 3 (21.43%) QA
4 3 (21.43%) Wiki
4 3 (21.43%) OpenID
4 3 (21.43%) Node.js
4 3 (21.43%) ServiceNow
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
4 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (21.43%) Data Centre

SAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) Confluence
3 1 (7.14%) Anypoint
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 2 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (14.29%) Serverless
3 1 (7.14%) GitHub
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365
3 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) LDAP
1 6 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) Redis
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) EasyMock
2 1 (7.14%) JMeter
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) Mockito
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Implementation Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Platform Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Service Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) OAuth
1 6 (42.86%) REST
2 4 (28.57%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) JDBC
3 3 (21.43%) Node.js
3 3 (21.43%) ODBC
3 3 (21.43%) OpenID
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) OAuth2
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
5 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.14%) Java EE
5 1 (7.14%) SailPoint
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) Spring
5 1 (7.14%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (21.43%) Wiki
2 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) ITSM
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) EAI
2 2 (14.29%) OO
2 2 (14.29%) Product Management
2 2 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) OOD
3 1 (7.14%) OOP
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) OWASP
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) OCA
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) ServiceNow
3 2 (14.29%) CA
3 2 (14.29%) ForgeRock
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) MuleSoft
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) AppDynamics
4 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 1 (7.14%) CyberArk
4 1 (7.14%) New Relic
4 1 (7.14%) Splunk