The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Shibboleth skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Shibboleth over the 3 months to 28 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.

Internet2 Shibboleth
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 432 -
Contract jobs citing Shibboleth 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.009% -
As % of the System Software category - 0.082% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £215
% change year-on-year +20.00% +74.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Shibboleth is in the system software 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 system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2195 2446 2237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.57% 11.27% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1751 1497
Median daily rate £450 £450 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 62 120
Median hourly rate £21.40 £17.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.05% -13.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £22.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  

Shibboleth
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Shibboleth as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Shibboleth in London

Shibboleth
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shibboleth in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Shibboleth 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 Shibboleth.

1 16 (100.00%) SAML
2 14 (87.50%) Java
2 14 (87.50%) Unix
2 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Ruby
2 14 (87.50%) Mac OS
3 11 (68.75%) Test Automation
4 9 (56.25%) Continuous Deployment
5 8 (50.00%) RESTful
5 8 (50.00%) Web Services
6 7 (43.75%) Web Development
7 5 (31.25%) Front End Development
7 5 (31.25%) HTML
7 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
7 5 (31.25%) CSS
8 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (18.75%) Performance Optimisation
10 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
10 2 (12.50%) Migration
11 1 (6.25%) VMware
11 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
11 1 (6.25%) Office 365
11 1 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
11 1 (6.25%) Citrix
11 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
11 1 (6.25%) Finance

Shibboleth
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Java Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) SAML
2 8 (50.00%) RESTful
2 8 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (31.25%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
1 14 (87.50%) Mac OS
1 14 (87.50%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Test Automation
3 9 (56.25%) Continuous Deployment
4 7 (43.75%) Web Development
5 5 (31.25%) Front End Development
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (12.50%) Migration
8 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
8 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
8 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Transformation
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
1 14 (87.50%) Ruby
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Citrix
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) VMware