Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 19 November 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)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 52 59
Rank change year-on-year +18 +7 -
Contract jobs citing SAML 18 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.70% 0.50% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.98% 1.70% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 1
Merseyside median daily rate £398 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.57% -30.00% -
10th Percentile £358 £338 £475
90th Percentile £433 £363 £525
North West median daily rate £398 £525 £425
% change year-on-year -24.29% +23.53% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £33.64

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 Merseyside with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 164 176 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 33.68% 29.43% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 113 91
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £310 £292 £275
90th Percentile £535 £510 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £396
% change year-on-year +3.23% -2.21% +16.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £30.19
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing SAML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for SAML in Merseyside

SAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAML in Merseyside

SAML
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Liverpool - 13 £398 -
Southport +7 5 £375 +7.14%
SAML
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SAML.

1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) Selenium
2 10 (55.56%) Mocha
2 10 (55.56%) Node.js
2 10 (55.56%) Redis
2 10 (55.56%) Express
2 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 10 (55.56%) Ansible
2 10 (55.56%) Nunjucks
3 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 8 (44.44%) JMeter
3 8 (44.44%) Oracle
3 8 (44.44%) XML
4 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
6 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
6 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) C#
6 5 (27.78%) MVC
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 5 (27.78%) .NET
7 3 (16.67%) J2EE
7 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
7 3 (16.67%) SOA
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) JDeveloper

SAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) Redis
2 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
2 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
2 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
1 10 (55.56%) Mocha
1 10 (55.56%) Selenium
2 8 (44.44%) JMeter
3 3 (16.67%) JDeveloper
4 2 (11.11%) JIRA
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Express
1 10 (55.56%) Node.js
1 10 (55.56%) Nunjucks
2 8 (44.44%) XML
3 5 (27.78%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) J2EE
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.11%) Autofac
5 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 2 (11.11%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) JSON
5 2 (11.11%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) SOAP
5 2 (11.11%) Spring
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) XSD
6 1 (5.56%) Apache Camel
6 1 (5.56%) Java EE
6 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (33.33%) Scrum
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) MVC
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (16.67%) SOA
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) OWASP
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Apple Swift
3 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Ansible
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Xamarin