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 25 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)
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 374 381 396
Rank change year-on-year +7 +15  
Contract jobs citing SAML 44 43 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 0.62% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 27
Median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £376 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £402 £450
% change year-on-year +5.85% -10.77%  
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 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 7331 6935 7333
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.83% 32.44% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5444 5322 5317
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 £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
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 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 25 June 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 25 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
City of London -1 1 £550 -18.51%
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 - -
SAML
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for SAML.

1 78 (51.66%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (29.80%) Java
3 39 (25.83%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (25.17%) OAuth
5 34 (22.52%) Web Services
6 32 (21.19%) Kerberos
6 32 (21.19%) Test Automation
7 31 (20.53%) Finance
8 30 (19.87%) LDAP
8 30 (19.87%) Linux
8 30 (19.87%) Cybersecurity
9 28 (18.54%) Open Source
10 27 (17.88%) Microsoft
11 24 (15.89%) Microsoft Azure
12 23 (15.23%) Security Cleared
12 23 (15.23%) Security Testing
12 23 (15.23%) Internet
12 23 (15.23%) Identity Management
12 23 (15.23%) Unix
13 22 (14.57%) Banking
13 22 (14.57%) RESTful
14 21 (13.91%) SaaS
14 21 (13.91%) REST
14 21 (13.91%) Firewall
15 20 (13.25%) Google
15 20 (13.25%) Security Architecture
15 20 (13.25%) Identity Access Management
16 19 (12.58%) SQL
17 18 (11.92%) Oracle
17 18 (11.92%) SSL

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 7 (4.64%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.97%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (3.97%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.31%) JBoss
3 5 (3.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (3.31%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.65%) Apache
4 4 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.65%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.65%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.99%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.99%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.32%) CMS
6 2 (1.32%) Confluence
6 2 (1.32%) DNN
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.66%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.66%) Liferay
7 1 (0.66%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (25.83%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (15.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (13.91%) SaaS
4 18 (11.92%) PaaS
5 16 (10.60%) Office 365
6 7 (4.64%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (2.65%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (1.99%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (1.99%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (1.99%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (1.99%) Heroku
8 3 (1.99%) OneDrive
8 3 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.32%) GitHub
9 2 (1.32%) IaaS
10 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.19%) Kerberos
2 30 (19.87%) LDAP
3 23 (15.23%) Internet
4 21 (13.91%) Firewall
5 18 (11.92%) SSL
6 10 (6.62%) VPN
7 8 (5.30%) X.509
8 7 (4.64%) Intranet
8 7 (4.64%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (3.31%) DNS
10 4 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.65%) HTTP
10 4 (2.65%) Skype
10 4 (2.65%) TACACS
11 2 (1.32%) FTP
11 2 (1.32%) SCCP
11 2 (1.32%) SMTP
11 2 (1.32%) SSH
11 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.66%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.97%) Redis
3 5 (3.31%) DB2
3 5 (3.31%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.31%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.65%) MySQL
4 4 (2.65%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.99%) Informix
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.66%) Big Data
7 1 (0.66%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.66%) OLTP
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 11 (7.28%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.30%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.64%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.97%) Subversion
5 5 (3.31%) Mocha
6 4 (2.65%) JMeter
6 4 (2.65%) Selenium
7 3 (1.99%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.99%) JIRA
8 2 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.32%) Maven
8 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.66%) Ant
9 1 (0.66%) Babel
9 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.66%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.66%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (20.53%) Finance
2 22 (14.57%) Banking
3 6 (3.97%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.65%) Games
5 3 (1.99%) French Language
5 3 (1.99%) German Language
5 3 (1.99%) Retail
6 2 (1.32%) Advertising
6 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 2 (1.32%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Electronics
7 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (40.40%) Architect
2 38 (25.17%) Developer
3 27 (17.88%) Security Architect
4 21 (13.91%) Analyst
5 20 (13.25%) Java Developer
6 16 (10.60%) Consultant
7 15 (9.93%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (9.27%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 12 (7.95%) Cloud Architect
10 11 (7.28%) Business Analyst
11 9 (5.96%) Technical Architect
12 8 (5.30%) Application Security Analyst
12 8 (5.30%) Security Analyst
13 7 (4.64%) Digital Architect
13 7 (4.64%) Infrastructure Architect
13 7 (4.64%) Ruby Developer
13 7 (4.64%) SaaS Architect
14 6 (3.97%) Technical Analyst
15 5 (3.31%) Agile Developer
15 5 (3.31%) Payments Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (25.17%) OAuth
2 34 (22.52%) Web Services
3 22 (14.57%) RESTful
4 21 (13.91%) REST
5 17 (11.26%) JSON
6 16 (10.60%) .NET
7 15 (9.93%) OpenID
8 11 (7.28%) CSS
9 10 (6.62%) HTML
9 10 (6.62%) Node.js
9 10 (6.62%) XML
10 9 (5.96%) SOAP
11 7 (4.64%) AngularJS
11 7 (4.64%) Java EE
11 7 (4.64%) Middleware
11 7 (4.64%) Spring
12 6 (3.97%) J2EE
13 5 (3.31%) SailPoint
14 4 (2.65%) JDBC
14 4 (2.65%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.27%) PKI
2 9 (5.96%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.30%) Wiki
4 7 (4.64%) Private Cloud
5 6 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.97%) User Experience
6 5 (3.31%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.31%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.65%) Blog
8 2 (1.32%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.32%) Cybercrime
8 2 (1.32%) Fintech
8 2 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.32%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.66%) Equities
9 1 (0.66%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.87%) Linux
2 23 (15.23%) Unix
3 16 (10.60%) Mac OS
4 13 (8.61%) Windows
5 4 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.66%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (51.66%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (21.19%) Test Automation
3 30 (19.87%) Cybersecurity
4 28 (18.54%) Open Source
5 23 (15.23%) Identity Management
5 23 (15.23%) Security Testing
6 20 (13.25%) Identity Access Management
6 20 (13.25%) Security Architecture
7 15 (9.93%) SOA
8 14 (9.27%) OWASP
9 13 (8.61%) DevOps
9 13 (8.61%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 13 (8.61%) User Stories
10 12 (7.95%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (7.28%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (6.62%) Source Code Analysis
13 9 (5.96%) High Availability
13 9 (5.96%) Microservices
13 9 (5.96%) SDLC
13 9 (5.96%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 45 (29.80%) Java
2 19 (12.58%) SQL
3 17 (11.26%) JavaScript
4 16 (10.60%) C#
4 16 (10.60%) Ruby
5 5 (3.31%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.99%) ES6
7 2 (1.32%) C++
7 2 (1.32%) Scala
8 1 (0.66%) ECMAScript
8 1 (0.66%) Go
8 1 (0.66%) PHP
8 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.66%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (15.23%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.26%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.95%) CESG Certified Professional
4 10 (6.62%) Degree
5 6 (3.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.99%) CISSP
7 3 (1.99%) CSSLP
8 2 (1.32%) CISA
8 2 (1.32%) MCSE
8 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.32%) RHCE
9 1 (0.66%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.66%) CEH
9 1 (0.66%) CHFI
9 1 (0.66%) OCA
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.65%) GPG13
2 4 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 4 (2.65%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.99%) QA
4 2 (1.32%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 16 (10.60%) Shibboleth
2 12 (7.95%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.62%) Docker
4 7 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.65%) XenApp
6 3 (1.99%) vCloud
6 3 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.99%) vSphere
7 1 (0.66%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (8.61%) CA Single Sign-On
2 10 (6.62%) HP Fortify
2 10 (6.62%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.97%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 4 (2.65%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 4 (2.65%) SCCM
4 4 (2.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (1.99%) Ansible
5 3 (1.99%) Cacti
5 3 (1.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.99%) Ganglia
5 3 (1.99%) Graphite
5 3 (1.99%) Hyperic
5 3 (1.99%) logstash
5 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.99%) Nagios
5 3 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.99%) Puppet
5 3 (1.99%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 27 (17.88%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.25%) Google
3 18 (11.92%) CA
3 18 (11.92%) Oracle
4 17 (11.26%) ServiceNow
4 17 (11.26%) VMware
5 15 (9.93%) HP
6 12 (7.95%) IBM
7 9 (5.96%) Citrix
8 8 (5.30%) Symantec
9 7 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (4.64%) Splunk
10 6 (3.97%) CyberArk
11 5 (3.31%) CheckPoint
11 5 (3.31%) EMC
12 4 (2.65%) Cisco
12 4 (2.65%) McAfee
12 4 (2.65%) Qualys
12 4 (2.65%) Rapid7
12 4 (2.65%) Sourcefire
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