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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 295 399 404
Rank change year-on-year +104 +5  
Contract jobs citing SAML 106 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.54% 0.16% 0.075%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.55% 0.49% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 27 7
Median daily rate £528 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £555 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £450 £440
% change year-on-year -7.77% +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.00 -

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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 6838 7197 6469
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.70% 31.89% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5104 5408 4685
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 28 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +82.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £21.37 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 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
City of London +20 11 £538 +42.38% 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £675 -
Paddington - 2 £350 -
Docklands, London - 1 £563 -
SAML
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 69 (47.26%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (27.40%) Java
2 40 (27.40%) LDAP
3 36 (24.66%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (23.97%) Kerberos
5 33 (22.60%) Open Source
6 31 (21.23%) Web Services
6 31 (21.23%) Finance
7 30 (20.55%) Cybersecurity
8 29 (19.86%) Microsoft Azure
8 29 (19.86%) OAuth
8 29 (19.86%) Identity Management
8 29 (19.86%) Microsoft
9 28 (19.18%) Unix
10 27 (18.49%) Linux
11 26 (17.81%) Oracle
12 25 (17.12%) Identity Access Management
13 22 (15.07%) Security Architecture
14 21 (14.38%) VMware
14 21 (14.38%) Google
15 20 (13.70%) REST
15 20 (13.70%) RESTful
16 19 (13.01%) Shibboleth
16 19 (13.01%) Security Cleared
16 19 (13.01%) Banking
17 18 (12.33%) SQL
18 17 (11.64%) JavaScript
18 17 (11.64%) HTML
19 16 (10.96%) Security Testing
19 16 (10.96%) SaaS

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 9 (6.16%) Apache
1 9 (6.16%) Tomcat
2 6 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.42%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (3.42%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.74%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.05%) Apache Qpid
5 3 (2.05%) CMS
5 3 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.05%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.37%) Anypoint
6 2 (1.37%) Confluence
6 2 (1.37%) DNN
6 2 (1.37%) Mule
6 2 (1.37%) Mule ESB
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.37%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.37%) MS Project
2 2 (1.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (24.66%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (19.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (10.96%) Office 365
3 16 (10.96%) SaaS
4 15 (10.27%) PaaS
5 5 (3.42%) IaaS
6 4 (2.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (2.74%) Heroku
7 3 (2.05%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.37%) GitHub
8 2 (1.37%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 40 (27.40%) LDAP
2 35 (23.97%) Kerberos
3 16 (10.96%) SSL
4 12 (8.22%) Firewall
4 12 (8.22%) HTTP
5 11 (7.53%) Internet
6 9 (6.16%) DNS
7 6 (4.11%) X.509
8 5 (3.42%) SCCP
9 4 (2.74%) VPN
10 3 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.05%) Intranet
10 3 (2.05%) SNMP
10 3 (2.05%) TACACS
10 3 (2.05%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.37%) FTP
11 2 (1.37%) Skype
11 2 (1.37%) SMTP
11 2 (1.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.74%) DB2
3 4 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.05%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.37%) Informix
5 2 (1.37%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.68%) Big Data
6 1 (0.68%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.68%) OLTP
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.68%) Redis
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.05%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.05%) JIRA
2 3 (2.05%) Subversion
3 2 (1.37%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.37%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (1.37%) Maven
3 2 (1.37%) Mocha
3 2 (1.37%) Selenium
3 2 (1.37%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.37%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.68%) Bower
4 1 (0.68%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.68%) Gradle
4 1 (0.68%) Grunt
4 1 (0.68%) gulp
4 1 (0.68%) JBehave
4 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.68%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (21.23%) Finance
2 19 (13.01%) Banking
3 6 (4.11%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.42%) Games
5 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.37%) Advertising
6 2 (1.37%) Electronics
6 2 (1.37%) French Language
6 2 (1.37%) German Language
6 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.37%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (42.47%) Architect
2 32 (21.92%) Developer
3 24 (16.44%) Security Architect
4 21 (14.38%) Consultant
5 17 (11.64%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 17 (11.64%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (10.27%) Java Developer
7 12 (8.22%) Analyst
8 11 (7.53%) Business Analyst
9 10 (6.85%) Cloud Architect
10 9 (6.16%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (6.16%) Technical Architect
11 7 (4.79%) Ruby Developer
12 6 (4.11%) .NET Developer
12 6 (4.11%) Payments Architect
12 6 (4.11%) Technical Analyst
13 5 (3.42%) Cloud Consultant
13 5 (3.42%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 5 (3.42%) Integration Architect
13 5 (3.42%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.23%) Web Services
2 29 (19.86%) OAuth
3 20 (13.70%) REST
3 20 (13.70%) RESTful
4 17 (11.64%) HTML
5 16 (10.96%) SOAP
6 15 (10.27%) OpenID
7 14 (9.59%) XML
8 13 (8.90%) .NET
9 12 (8.22%) CSS
9 12 (8.22%) JSON
10 6 (4.11%) OAuth2
11 5 (3.42%) AngularJS
11 5 (3.42%) HTML5
11 5 (3.42%) JDBC
11 5 (3.42%) XSLT
12 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET
12 4 (2.74%) Java EE
12 4 (2.74%) JSP
12 4 (2.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.22%) PKI
2 7 (4.79%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.11%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.42%) User Experience
5 4 (2.74%) Blog
5 4 (2.74%) RSA SecurID
6 3 (2.05%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.05%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.05%) Semantic Web
6 3 (2.05%) W3C
7 2 (1.37%) Cybercrime
7 2 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.37%) Fintech
7 2 (1.37%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.68%) Equities
8 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.18%) Unix
2 27 (18.49%) Linux
3 15 (10.27%) Mac OS
4 13 (8.90%) Windows
5 6 (4.11%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.37%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (47.26%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (22.60%) Open Source
3 30 (20.55%) Cybersecurity
4 29 (19.86%) Identity Management
5 25 (17.12%) Identity Access Management
6 22 (15.07%) Security Architecture
7 16 (10.96%) Security Testing
8 14 (9.59%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (8.90%) DevOps
9 13 (8.90%) User Stories
10 11 (7.53%) Continuous Deployment
10 11 (7.53%) SOA
11 10 (6.85%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 8 (5.48%) Front End Development
12 8 (5.48%) ITIL
12 8 (5.48%) Migration
12 8 (5.48%) Privileged Access Management
13 7 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (4.79%) OWASP
13 7 (4.79%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 40 (27.40%) Java
2 18 (12.33%) SQL
3 17 (11.64%) JavaScript
4 14 (9.59%) Ruby
5 7 (4.79%) C#
6 4 (2.74%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.74%) Python
7 3 (2.05%) C
7 3 (2.05%) C++
7 3 (2.05%) ES6
7 3 (2.05%) Perl
7 3 (2.05%) SPARQL
7 3 (2.05%) VB
8 2 (1.37%) PHP
8 2 (1.37%) Scala
8 2 (1.37%) XPath
9 1 (0.68%) ECMAScript
9 1 (0.68%) Go
9 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (13.01%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.27%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.59%) CESG Certified Professional
4 10 (6.85%) Degree
5 6 (4.11%) CISSP
6 5 (3.42%) CISA
7 4 (2.74%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (2.05%) CISM
8 3 (2.05%) CSSLP
8 3 (2.05%) MCSE
8 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.37%) RHCE
10 1 (0.68%) CCNA
10 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.68%) MCSD
10 1 (0.68%) OCA
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.05%) GPG13
2 3 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.05%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.05%) QA
3 2 (1.37%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 19 (13.01%) Shibboleth
2 14 (9.59%) Active Directory
3 11 (7.53%) Docker
4 10 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.42%) XenApp
6 4 (2.74%) vCloud
6 4 (2.74%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.74%) vSphere
7 1 (0.68%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (6.85%) Kubernetes
2 9 (6.16%) Puppet
2 9 (6.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 7 (4.79%) CA Single Sign-On
4 5 (3.42%) logstash
4 5 (3.42%) OpenAM
4 5 (3.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 5 (3.42%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 5 (3.42%) SCCM
4 5 (3.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (2.74%) Cacti
5 4 (2.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (2.74%) Ganglia
5 4 (2.74%) Graphite
5 4 (2.74%) Hyperic
5 4 (2.74%) Nagios
5 4 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.05%) HP Fortify
6 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (2.05%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (19.86%) Microsoft
2 26 (17.81%) Oracle
3 21 (14.38%) Google
3 21 (14.38%) VMware
4 14 (9.59%) Citrix
4 14 (9.59%) IBM
5 12 (8.22%) ServiceNow
6 11 (7.53%) CA
7 8 (5.48%) CyberArk
7 8 (5.48%) Symantec
8 7 (4.79%) ForgeRock
8 7 (4.79%) HP
8 7 (4.79%) Splunk
9 6 (4.11%) CheckPoint
9 6 (4.11%) Cisco
9 6 (4.11%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.42%) NetApp
11 4 (2.74%) EMC
11 4 (2.74%) MuleSoft
11 4 (2.74%) New Relic
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