Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 20 November 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)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 501 512 538
Rank change year-on-year +11 +26 +41
Contract jobs citing SAML 131 104 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 0.68% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 70 63
London median daily rate £525 £488 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +19.32%
10th Percentile £350 £346 £415
90th Percentile £675 £713 £825
England median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £50.00
England median hourly rate - - £50.00

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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17334 15311 15129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.14% 34.35% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13241 11465 11260
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 71 95
London median hourly rate £30.75 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19.09 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £57.50 £58.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SAML in London

SAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAML in London

SAML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAML in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAML in London

SAML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAML in London

SAML
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Central London -12 9 £475 -19.15% 3
West London -7 6 £413 -19.90%
North London - 5 £400 -
East London - 1 £100 -
SAML
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 London region with a requirement for SAML.

1 46 (35.11%) LDAP
1 46 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (35.11%) OAuth
2 40 (30.53%) SQL
3 33 (25.19%) Microsoft
4 31 (23.66%) SSL
4 31 (23.66%) Oracle
4 31 (23.66%) OpenID
5 30 (22.90%) Java
6 29 (22.14%) Active Directory
7 28 (21.37%) Web Services
7 28 (21.37%) REST
7 28 (21.37%) Identity Access Management
8 27 (20.61%) Identity Management
8 27 (20.61%) PKI
9 25 (19.08%) .NET
10 24 (18.32%) SQL Server
10 24 (18.32%) Finance
10 24 (18.32%) CA
10 24 (18.32%) Amazon AWS
11 21 (16.03%) CA Single Sign-On
12 20 (15.27%) Kerberos
12 20 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (14.50%) SOA
13 19 (14.50%) JavaScript
13 19 (14.50%) Banking
14 18 (13.74%) Apache
15 17 (12.98%) Python
15 17 (12.98%) Linux
15 17 (12.98%) ForgeRock

SAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 18 (13.74%) Apache
2 12 (9.16%) IIS
3 8 (6.11%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (5.34%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.58%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (4.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (4.58%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.82%) Confluence
6 5 (3.82%) nginx
7 4 (3.05%) JBoss
8 3 (2.29%) Apache Spark
8 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.53%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.76%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.76%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (18.32%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (11.45%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (10.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 13 (9.92%) Amazon S3
5 11 (8.40%) Office 365
6 9 (6.87%) Route 53
7 6 (4.58%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (3.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (3.82%) Amazon Kinesis
8 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (3.82%) SaaS
9 4 (3.05%) PaaS
10 3 (2.29%) IaaS
11 2 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (1.53%) OpenShift
11 2 (1.53%) Serverless
12 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 46 (35.11%) LDAP
2 31 (23.66%) SSL
3 20 (15.27%) Kerberos
4 15 (11.45%) HTTP
5 13 (9.92%) Firewall
5 13 (9.92%) Internet
6 5 (3.82%) S/MIME
7 4 (3.05%) VPN
8 2 (1.53%) Network Security
8 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.53%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.53%) X.509
9 1 (0.76%) DNS
9 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.76%) LAN
9 1 (0.76%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.76%) SNMP
9 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.32%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.45%) Oracle Database
3 10 (7.63%) Redis
4 7 (5.34%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.29%) Big Data
5 3 (2.29%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.53%) MarkLogic
6 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.76%) DB2
7 1 (0.76%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.76%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.76%) MySQL
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (12.98%) Jenkins
2 11 (8.40%) JIRA
3 8 (6.11%) Selenium
4 7 (5.34%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.58%) JMeter
6 5 (3.82%) Mocha
6 5 (3.82%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.05%) JDeveloper
7 4 (3.05%) Subversion
8 3 (2.29%) Fiddler
8 3 (2.29%) Maven
9 2 (1.53%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.53%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.53%) JUnit
9 2 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.76%) Gradle
10 1 (0.76%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.76%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.76%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (18.32%) Finance
2 19 (14.50%) Banking
3 7 (5.34%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.53%) Retail
4 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (25.95%) Architect
2 32 (24.43%) Developer
3 13 (9.92%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (9.16%) Consultant
5 10 (7.63%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.11%) Analyst
7 6 (4.58%) Security Architect
7 6 (4.58%) Security Consultant
7 6 (4.58%) Web Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Agile Developer
8 5 (3.82%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (3.82%) Application Security Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) Development Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Security Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) ServiceNow Developer
8 5 (3.82%) Technical Leader
9 4 (3.05%) Digital Architect
9 4 (3.05%) IAM Consultant
9 4 (3.05%) IAM Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Payments Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (35.11%) OAuth
2 31 (23.66%) OpenID
3 28 (21.37%) REST
3 28 (21.37%) Web Services
4 25 (19.08%) .NET
5 16 (12.21%) SailPoint
6 15 (11.45%) OAuth2
6 15 (11.45%) SOAP
6 15 (11.45%) XML
7 13 (9.92%) RESTful
8 12 (9.16%) HTML
8 12 (9.16%) Swagger
8 12 (9.16%) WSDL
9 10 (7.63%) JSON
10 8 (6.11%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (6.11%) Node.js
10 8 (6.11%) SPNEGO
11 7 (5.34%) AngularJS
11 7 (5.34%) J2EE
12 6 (4.58%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.61%) PKI
2 20 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.82%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.82%) Wiki
4 3 (2.29%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.53%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.76%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.76%) Fintech
6 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.76%) NHS
6 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.98%) Linux
2 5 (3.82%) Windows
3 3 (2.29%) Android
3 3 (2.29%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.53%) Unix
5 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (21.37%) Identity Access Management
3 27 (20.61%) Identity Management
4 19 (14.50%) SOA
5 16 (12.21%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (11.45%) Information Security
7 14 (10.69%) ITIL
7 14 (10.69%) Prototyping
8 13 (9.92%) Cryptography
8 13 (9.92%) Microservices
9 12 (9.16%) DevOps
9 12 (9.16%) Risk Assessment
9 12 (9.16%) Test Automation
9 12 (9.16%) Waterfall
10 10 (7.63%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (7.63%) Data Protection
10 10 (7.63%) Scrum
10 10 (7.63%) TDD
11 8 (6.11%) Project Management
11 8 (6.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (30.53%) SQL
2 30 (22.90%) Java
3 19 (14.50%) JavaScript
4 17 (12.98%) Python
5 16 (12.21%) C#
6 12 (9.16%) Shell Script
7 8 (6.11%) Go
8 7 (5.34%) R
9 5 (3.82%) Ruby
10 4 (3.05%) PHP
11 2 (1.53%) C++
11 2 (1.53%) Perl
11 2 (1.53%) SPARQL
11 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.76%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.76%) C
12 1 (0.76%) ES6
12 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (8.40%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.11%) Degree
2 8 (6.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.05%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.53%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.53%) GDPR
2 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.76%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.76%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (22.14%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.40%) Docker
3 1 (0.76%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 21 (16.03%) CA Single Sign-On
2 12 (9.16%) Kubernetes
3 9 (6.87%) Terraform
4 8 (6.11%) Fluentd
4 8 (6.11%) Grafana
4 8 (6.11%) Kibana
4 8 (6.11%) logstash
4 8 (6.11%) Prometheus
5 6 (4.58%) HP Fortify
5 6 (4.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 5 (3.82%) AirWatch
6 5 (3.82%) Ansible
6 5 (3.82%) Oracle Identity Management
6 5 (3.82%) SCCM
7 3 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.29%) Puppet
8 1 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.76%) Packer
Vendors
1 33 (25.19%) Microsoft
2 31 (23.66%) Oracle
3 24 (18.32%) CA
4 17 (12.98%) ForgeRock
5 12 (9.16%) WSO2
6 11 (8.40%) Dell
6 11 (8.40%) IBM
7 9 (6.87%) ServiceNow
8 6 (4.58%) Axway
8 6 (4.58%) BMC
9 5 (3.82%) HP
10 4 (3.05%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.53%) MuleSoft
11 2 (1.53%) New Relic
11 2 (1.53%) Splunk
12 1 (0.76%) AppDynamics
12 1 (0.76%) AppNeta
12 1 (0.76%) BEA
12 1 (0.76%) CyberArk
12 1 (0.76%) Facebook