Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 385 498 477
Rank change year-on-year +113 -21 +51
Contract jobs citing SAML 237 137 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 0.81% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 96 76
London median daily rate £575 £535 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.48% +7.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £418 £363 £375
90th Percentile £750 £675 £638
England median daily rate £575 £500 £468
% change year-on-year +15.00% +6.95% -8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £33.08 - -

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 17,189 16,899 14,641
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.60% 36.59% 35.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,930 13,087 10,922
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £373 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £495 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +4.21% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 99 76
London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -28.89% +19.21%
10th Percentile £24.79 £20.60 £20.67
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £73.75
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 0 23 £531 +1.19% 8
East London -17 6 £619 +518.75% 1
South London - 6 £525 - 3
West London +7 5 £538 +30.30% 2
SAML
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for SAML.

1 106 (44.73%) Single Sign-On
2 96 (40.51%) Java
3 95 (40.08%) LDAP
4 90 (37.97%) OAuth
5 77 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (31.22%) Finance
7 71 (29.96%) Microsoft
7 71 (29.96%) Kerberos
8 64 (27.00%) SSL
9 63 (26.58%) DevOps
10 62 (26.16%) Identity Access Management
11 61 (25.74%) Active Directory
11 61 (25.74%) SOA
12 59 (24.89%) Amazon AWS
13 56 (23.63%) Windows
14 50 (21.10%) ITIL
15 49 (20.68%) Microsoft Azure
16 48 (20.25%) CA Single Sign-On
17 46 (19.41%) Web Services
17 46 (19.41%) .NET
18 45 (18.99%) Python
19 44 (18.57%) Firewall
20 42 (17.72%) OpenID
21 41 (17.30%) SaaS
21 41 (17.30%) Maven
22 40 (16.88%) PKI
23 39 (16.46%) BMC
24 38 (16.03%) CA
25 36 (15.19%) SOAP
25 36 (15.19%) REST

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 25 (10.55%) IIS
2 23 (9.70%) SharePoint
3 22 (9.28%) Tomcat
4 18 (7.59%) Apache
4 18 (7.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 15 (6.33%) Mule
5 15 (6.33%) Mule ESB
6 13 (5.49%) nginx
7 12 (5.06%) Anypoint
8 11 (4.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (4.64%) WebLogic
9 10 (4.22%) K2 blackpearl
10 9 (3.80%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (2.53%) Apache Spark
11 6 (2.53%) Appian
11 6 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (2.11%) OpenStack
12 5 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (9.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (8.44%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (5.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (5.06%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.84%) SPSS
5 1 (0.42%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (24.89%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (20.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (17.30%) SaaS
4 32 (13.50%) PaaS
5 26 (10.97%) IaaS
6 23 (9.70%) Azure Active Directory
7 19 (8.02%) Apigee
8 15 (6.33%) GitHub
9 13 (5.49%) Office 365
9 13 (5.49%) Serverless
10 10 (4.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (3.80%) Amazon S3
12 8 (3.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (2.95%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (2.95%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (2.53%) Azure Functions
15 5 (2.11%) Amazon Kinesis
15 5 (2.11%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 71 (29.96%) Kerberos
2 64 (27.00%) SSL
3 44 (18.57%) Firewall
4 24 (10.13%) VPN
5 18 (7.59%) DNS
6 15 (6.33%) DMZ
7 12 (5.06%) HTTP
7 12 (5.06%) LAN
7 12 (5.06%) WAN
8 10 (4.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (4.22%) Network Security
8 10 (4.22%) Wireless
8 10 (4.22%) WLAN
9 8 (3.38%) HTTPS
9 8 (3.38%) TCP/IP
10 7 (2.95%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (2.53%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (1.69%) IPsec
13 3 (1.27%) FTP
13 3 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.02%) MySQL
3 11 (4.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (3.80%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (3.38%) Hadoop
5 8 (3.38%) Pentaho
5 8 (3.38%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.95%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.53%) Apache Hive
7 6 (2.53%) HBase
7 6 (2.53%) QlikView
7 6 (2.53%) Redis
7 6 (2.53%) Sqoop
8 5 (2.11%) Amazon Aurora
8 5 (2.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (2.11%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (17.30%) Maven
2 36 (15.19%) Jenkins
3 18 (7.59%) JIRA
4 14 (5.91%) gulp
5 12 (5.06%) Git (software)
5 12 (5.06%) Subversion
6 11 (4.64%) JDeveloper
7 9 (3.80%) Bitbucket
8 7 (2.95%) JMeter
8 7 (2.95%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.69%) Artifactory
10 3 (1.27%) Bower
10 3 (1.27%) Gradle
10 3 (1.27%) Grunt
10 3 (1.27%) JUnit
10 3 (1.27%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.84%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.42%) Burp Suite
12 1 (0.42%) Selenium
General
1 74 (31.22%) Finance
2 34 (14.35%) Banking
3 18 (7.59%) Legal
4 11 (4.64%) Investment Banking
4 11 (4.64%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.27%) Marketing
6 2 (0.84%) German Language
6 2 (0.84%) Retail
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (31.22%) Developer
2 67 (28.27%) Architect
3 42 (17.72%) Security Architect
4 22 (9.28%) Senior Developer
5 17 (7.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (7.17%) Java Developer
5 17 (7.17%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (6.75%) Consultant
7 14 (5.91%) Azure Architect
7 14 (5.91%) MuleSoft Developer
8 13 (5.49%) Applications Architect
9 10 (4.22%) IT Architect
9 10 (4.22%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (4.22%) SharePoint Engineer
10 9 (3.80%) Active Directory Engineer
10 9 (3.80%) IT Security Architect
10 9 (3.80%) Lead Architect
10 9 (3.80%) Lead Developer
11 8 (3.38%) Oracle Developer
11 8 (3.38%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (40.08%) LDAP
2 90 (37.97%) OAuth
3 46 (19.41%) .NET
3 46 (19.41%) Web Services
4 42 (17.72%) OpenID
5 36 (15.19%) REST
5 36 (15.19%) SOAP
6 27 (11.39%) Spring
6 27 (11.39%) XML
7 26 (10.97%) WCF
8 20 (8.44%) JSON
9 15 (6.33%) RESTful
10 14 (5.91%) Node.js
10 14 (5.91%) SailPoint
11 13 (5.49%) COM+
11 13 (5.49%) DCOM
11 13 (5.49%) Hibernate
11 13 (5.49%) OAuth2
11 13 (5.49%) SPNEGO
11 13 (5.49%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.88%) PKI
2 17 (7.17%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.91%) Mobile App
4 12 (5.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (4.64%) Data Centre
6 10 (4.22%) Cloud Native
7 9 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.53%) Fixed Income
8 6 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (2.53%) Online Banking
8 6 (2.53%) Public Cloud
8 6 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (2.11%) Fintech
9 5 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.11%) Smartcard
10 3 (1.27%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.84%) PMI
11 2 (0.84%) User Experience
11 2 (0.84%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 56 (23.63%) Windows
2 22 (9.28%) Linux
3 16 (6.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (5.91%) Android
4 14 (5.91%) Apple iOS
4 14 (5.91%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.80%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.69%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.84%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (26.58%) DevOps
3 62 (26.16%) Identity Access Management
4 61 (25.74%) SOA
5 50 (21.10%) ITIL
6 30 (12.66%) Identity Management
6 30 (12.66%) Information Security
7 27 (11.39%) Configuration Management
7 27 (11.39%) Security Architecture
8 25 (10.55%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (9.70%) Open Source
10 22 (9.28%) Analytics
11 20 (8.44%) API Development
11 20 (8.44%) Source Code Analysis
12 19 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (7.59%) Cryptography
13 18 (7.59%) Quality Management
14 17 (7.17%) Service Desk Management
14 17 (7.17%) SIEM
15 16 (6.75%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 96 (40.51%) Java
2 45 (18.99%) Python
3 34 (14.35%) SQL
4 32 (13.50%) PowerShell
5 31 (13.08%) JavaScript
6 24 (10.13%) C#
6 24 (10.13%) C++
7 12 (5.06%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.53%) Ruby
9 4 (1.69%) Perl
9 4 (1.69%) PHP
10 3 (1.27%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.42%) C
11 1 (0.42%) Java 8
11 1 (0.42%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (8.02%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.33%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (4.22%) Degree
5 8 (3.38%) CISSP
6 5 (2.11%) PMI Certification
6 5 (2.11%) SSCP
7 4 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.27%) CCNA
8 3 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.27%) MCSD
8 3 (1.27%) MCSE
8 3 (1.27%) MCTS
8 3 (1.27%) PMP
8 3 (1.27%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.84%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.84%) CEH
9 2 (0.84%) CISA
9 2 (0.84%) CISM
10 1 (0.42%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.44%) QA
2 12 (5.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (4.64%) PSD2
4 10 (4.22%) FedRAMP
4 10 (4.22%) HIPAA
5 7 (2.95%) GDPR
5 7 (2.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (2.11%) Data Quality
6 5 (2.11%) SLA
7 4 (1.69%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (1.27%) COBIT
9 1 (0.42%) HL7
9 1 (0.42%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (25.74%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.59%) Docker
3 14 (5.91%) OpenAM
4 9 (3.80%) OpenDJ
5 6 (2.53%) HDFS
6 4 (1.69%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.84%) XenApp
8 1 (0.42%) NDS
8 1 (0.42%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 106 (44.73%) Single Sign-On
2 48 (20.25%) CA Single Sign-On
3 23 (9.70%) Ansible
4 20 (8.44%) HP Fortify
5 18 (7.59%) Terraform
6 16 (6.75%) Puppet
7 12 (5.06%) CloudHub
7 12 (5.06%) Oracle Identity Management
8 11 (4.64%) CASB
8 11 (4.64%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (4.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 10 (4.22%) Kubernetes
10 7 (2.95%) AirWatch
11 6 (2.53%) Ambari
11 6 (2.53%) FortiGate
11 6 (2.53%) Hadoop YARN
11 6 (2.53%) Oozie
11 6 (2.53%) SCCM
12 4 (1.69%) SCOM
13 3 (1.27%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 71 (29.96%) Microsoft
2 39 (16.46%) BMC
3 38 (16.03%) CA
4 32 (13.50%) ServiceNow
5 28 (11.81%) ForgeRock
6 27 (11.39%) Okta
7 26 (10.97%) Google
8 25 (10.55%) Oracle
9 16 (6.75%) Axway
9 16 (6.75%) MuleSoft
10 14 (5.91%) Dynatrace
11 13 (5.49%) TIBCO
12 11 (4.64%) Cisco
12 11 (4.64%) Splunk
13 9 (3.80%) IBM
14 8 (3.38%) CheckPoint
14 8 (3.38%) Citrix
14 8 (3.38%) Cloudera
14 8 (3.38%) Tableau
14 8 (3.38%) VMware