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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 4 July 2022 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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 183 162 140
Rank change year-on-year -21 -22 +94
Contract jobs citing SAML 12 6 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 0.56% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 1
10th Percentile £525 £566 -
25th Percentile £578 £611 -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £636 £600
Median % change year-on-year -5.70% +6.04% +14.29%
75th Percentile - £683 -
90th Percentile £625 £689 -
Central London median daily rate £600 £636 £575
% change year-on-year -5.70% +10.65% +9.52%

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 1,336 1,081 922
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 30.56% 33.81% 33.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,045 821 713
10th Percentile £425 £395 £375
25th Percentile £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £575 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -
75th Percentile £713 £644 £625
90th Percentile £800 £717 £688
Central London median daily rate £600 £574 £525
% change year-on-year +4.58% +9.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
10th Percentile £42.25 £15.75 £28.13
25th Percentile £43.75 £16.88 £33.75
Median hourly rate £47.50 £25.50 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year +86.27% -39.29% +9.45%
75th Percentile £62.88 £36.38 £55.06
90th Percentile £71.35 £37.75 £59.38
Central London median hourly rate £47.50 £30.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year +57.02% -27.98% +0.61%

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SAML as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAML in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for SAML in the City of London

SAML
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAML in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for SAML in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, IT contractor jobs citing SAML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SAML.

1 10 (83.33%) AWS
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) Java
3 8 (66.67%) Python
4 7 (58.33%) Oracle
4 7 (58.33%) Workflow
4 7 (58.33%) Finance
4 7 (58.33%) Node.js
4 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle Cash Management
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (50.00%) F5
5 6 (50.00%) Accounts Receivable
5 6 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (50.00%) Data Matching
5 6 (50.00%) Back Office
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (50.00%) Brio
5 6 (50.00%) Cash Management
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (50.00%) SSL
5 6 (50.00%) XML
5 6 (50.00%) XSD
5 6 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (50.00%) Actuate

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 6 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) AWS
2 3 (25.00%) IaaS
2 3 (25.00%) PaaS
2 3 (25.00%) SaaS
3 2 (16.67%) Serverless
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (8.33%) Azure
4 1 (8.33%) GCP
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) GitLab
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Consultant
1 6 (50.00%) Java Consultant
1 6 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) LDAP Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect - Amazon Web Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Node.js
2 6 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) XSD
3 4 (33.33%) OAuth
4 3 (25.00%) LDAP
5 2 (16.67%) OpenID
6 1 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 1 (8.33%) J2EE
6 1 (8.33%) OAuth2
6 1 (8.33%) React
6 1 (8.33%) Redux
6 1 (8.33%) REST
6 1 (8.33%) RESTful
6 1 (8.33%) Sass
6 1 (8.33%) Semantic UI
6 1 (8.33%) SOAP
6 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Native
3 1 (8.33%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (8.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Workflow
2 6 (50.00%) Accounts Receivable
2 6 (50.00%) Cash Management
2 6 (50.00%) Data Matching
3 3 (25.00%) Agile
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Application Security
4 2 (16.67%) Microservices
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (8.33%) CI/CD
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Operations
5 1 (8.33%) Decision-Making
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure as Code
5 1 (8.33%) Observability
5 1 (8.33%) Privileged Access Management
5 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (8.33%) Product Roadmap
5 1 (8.33%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) GIAC
2 1 (8.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) GDPR
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Terraform
2 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (8.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Actuate
2 6 (50.00%) Brio
2 6 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Broadcom
3 1 (8.33%) Google