Period
to

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 3 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)
England > London
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 496 390 329
Rank change year-on-year -106 -61 +141
Contract jobs citing SAML 96 112 77
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.40% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 1.12% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 82 56
10th Percentile £423 £454 £437
25th Percentile £510 £529 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £629 £550
Median % change year-on-year -4.57% +14.32% -
75th Percentile £706 £698 £675
90th Percentile £810 £725 £756
England median daily rate £600 £600 £541
% change year-on-year - +10.98% -1.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
England median hourly rate £77.00 £74.00 -
% change year-on-year +4.05% - -

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 12,319 10,025 6,732
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 31.10% 36.20% 38.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,515 7,454 5,002
10th Percentile £425 £394 £375
25th Percentile £505 £463 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £719 £638 £625
90th Percentile £800 £713 £705
England median daily rate £575 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +12.20% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 42 37
10th Percentile £29.75 £25.33 £22.50
25th Percentile £35.00 £35.06 £30.86
Median hourly rate £46.75 £45.00 £47.00
Median % change year-on-year +3.89% -4.26% -3.05%
75th Percentile £67.07 £60.18 £63.00
90th Percentile £75.39 £68.32 £67.12
England median hourly rate £52.75 £45.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year +17.22% -1.10% +1.11%

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SAML in London

SAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for SAML in London

SAML
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAML in London over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for SAML in London

SAML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAML in London.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -15 12 £600 -5.70% 6
West London -10 1 £750 +33.33% 1
North London - 1 £550 -
SAML
England

For the 6 months to 3 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 London region with a requirement for SAML.

1 55 (57.29%) OAuth
2 35 (36.46%) Azure
2 35 (36.46%) OpenID
3 32 (33.33%) Single Sign-On
4 29 (30.21%) SQL
5 27 (28.13%) Active Directory
6 26 (27.08%) Finance
7 25 (26.04%) Python
7 25 (26.04%) AWS
8 24 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
9 23 (23.96%) Agile
9 23 (23.96%) Microsoft
10 21 (21.88%) DevOps
11 19 (19.79%) SSL
11 19 (19.79%) REST
12 18 (18.75%) Firewall
13 17 (17.71%) Java
14 16 (16.67%) Node.js
14 16 (16.67%) SaaS
14 16 (16.67%) Security Architecture
14 16 (16.67%) CI/CD
15 15 (15.63%) Identity Access Management
15 15 (15.63%) Windows
15 15 (15.63%) LDAP
16 13 (13.54%) Linux
16 13 (13.54%) JavaScript
16 13 (13.54%) PKI
16 13 (13.54%) Azure Active Directory
16 13 (13.54%) OAuth2
16 13 (13.54%) Active Directory Federation Services

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 6 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (5.21%) Apache
2 5 (5.21%) IIS
3 3 (3.13%) nginx
3 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.04%) CMS
4 1 (1.04%) Confluence
4 1 (1.04%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.04%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Oracle Cash Management
1 6 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.04%) assyst
3 1 (1.04%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 35 (36.46%) Azure
2 25 (26.04%) AWS
3 16 (16.67%) SaaS
4 13 (13.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (10.42%) Microsoft 365
6 8 (8.33%) PaaS
7 6 (6.25%) Apigee
8 5 (5.21%) Azure DevOps
8 5 (5.21%) IaaS
9 4 (4.17%) GCP
9 4 (4.17%) Serverless
10 3 (3.13%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 3 (3.13%) Azure Key Vault
10 3 (3.13%) Azure Monitor
10 3 (3.13%) Google Workspace
11 2 (2.08%) Amazon S3
11 2 (2.08%) Azure Sentinel
11 2 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (1.04%) Azure Event Grid
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.79%) SSL
2 18 (18.75%) Firewall
3 10 (10.42%) Network Security
4 8 (8.33%) X.509
5 7 (7.29%) Internet
6 5 (5.21%) DNS
6 5 (5.21%) HTTP
7 4 (4.17%) Kerberos
7 4 (4.17%) LAN
7 4 (4.17%) WAN
8 3 (3.13%) VPN
9 2 (2.08%) NGFW
9 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.04%) DHCP
10 1 (1.04%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.04%) SAN
10 1 (1.04%) Skype
10 1 (1.04%) Wireless
10 1 (1.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.08%) MySQL
5 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) JIRA
2 7 (7.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.29%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.17%) Bitbucket
3 4 (4.17%) GitLab
4 3 (3.13%) gulp
4 3 (3.13%) Maven
4 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.08%) Bitbucket Server
5 2 (2.08%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.08%) Postman
5 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.08%) webpack
6 1 (1.04%) ESLint
6 1 (1.04%) Grunt
6 1 (1.04%) Mocha
6 1 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.04%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (27.08%) Finance
2 12 (12.50%) Banking
3 10 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.42%) Social Skills
4 7 (7.29%) Law
4 7 (7.29%) Legal
5 6 (6.25%) Back Office
6 4 (4.17%) Public Sector
7 3 (3.13%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.04%) German Language
8 1 (1.04%) International Banking
8 1 (1.04%) Marketing
8 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (27.08%) Architect
2 17 (17.71%) Security Architect
3 15 (15.63%) Developer
4 13 (13.54%) Consultant
5 7 (7.29%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Security Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.25%) Java Consultant
6 6 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Azure Platform Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Cloud Platform Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (3.13%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.13%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Security Specialist
8 3 (3.13%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.08%) IAM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (57.29%) OAuth
2 35 (36.46%) OpenID
3 19 (19.79%) REST
4 16 (16.67%) Node.js
5 15 (15.63%) LDAP
6 13 (13.54%) OAuth2
7 12 (12.50%) Web Services
8 11 (11.46%) JSON
8 11 (11.46%) SOAP
8 11 (11.46%) XML
9 10 (10.42%) .NET
10 8 (8.33%) React
11 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET
11 6 (6.25%) RESTful
11 6 (6.25%) WebAuthn
11 6 (6.25%) XSD
12 5 (5.21%) AngularJS
12 5 (5.21%) CSS
12 5 (5.21%) JWT
12 5 (5.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.54%) PKI
2 6 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (5.21%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.13%) Cloud Native
4 3 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.13%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.13%) User Experience
5 2 (2.08%) BYOD
5 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.04%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.04%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.04%) iPad
6 1 (1.04%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.63%) Windows
2 13 (13.54%) Linux
3 6 (6.25%) Unix
4 3 (3.13%) Android
4 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.13%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (23.96%) Agile
3 21 (21.88%) DevOps
4 16 (16.67%) CI/CD
4 16 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 15 (15.63%) Identity Access Management
6 12 (12.50%) Application Security
7 9 (9.38%) SIEM
8 8 (8.33%) Change Management
8 8 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 8 (8.33%) Microservices
8 8 (8.33%) Project Management
8 8 (8.33%) SDLC
8 8 (8.33%) Server Hardening
9 7 (7.29%) Biometrics
9 7 (7.29%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (7.29%) Front End Development
9 7 (7.29%) Identity Management
9 7 (7.29%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (7.29%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.21%) SQL
2 25 (26.04%) Python
3 17 (17.71%) Java
4 13 (13.54%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.42%) PowerShell
6 9 (9.38%) C#
7 7 (7.29%) TypeScript
8 4 (4.17%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.13%) Perl
9 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.08%) Bash
10 2 (2.08%) Google Apps Script
11 1 (1.04%) C
11 1 (1.04%) C++
11 1 (1.04%) Go
11 1 (1.04%) Groovy
11 1 (1.04%) Ruby
11 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) CISSP
2 7 (7.29%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.21%) Degree
5 3 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.13%) CCNA
5 3 (3.13%) CISA
5 3 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.13%) CSSLP
6 1 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.04%) GIAC
6 1 (1.04%) MCSA
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.04%) OSCP
6 1 (1.04%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.21%) GDPR
2 5 (5.21%) NIST
2 5 (5.21%) QA
3 2 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.08%) NCSC
System Software
1 27 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.29%) Docker
3 4 (4.17%) OpenAM
3 4 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.13%) OpenIDM
5 1 (1.04%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 1 (1.04%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 32 (33.33%) Single Sign-On
2 13 (13.54%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 7 (7.29%) Kubernetes
4 5 (5.21%) Ansible
5 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (4.17%) Terraform
6 3 (3.13%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (2.08%) CloudHub
7 2 (2.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (2.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (1.04%) Istio
8 1 (1.04%) MIIS
8 1 (1.04%) PingFederate
8 1 (1.04%) QRadar
Vendors
1 23 (23.96%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.46%) ForgeRock
3 10 (10.42%) Oracle
4 8 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 6 (6.25%) Actuate
5 6 (6.25%) Brio
5 6 (6.25%) F5
6 5 (5.21%) Google
7 4 (4.17%) VMware
8 3 (3.13%) BMC
8 3 (3.13%) Broadcom
8 3 (3.13%) CA
8 3 (3.13%) Cisco
8 3 (3.13%) MuleSoft
8 3 (3.13%) Okta
9 2 (2.08%) Apple
9 2 (2.08%) Meraki
9 2 (2.08%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.08%) Ping Identity
9 2 (2.08%) Red Hat