The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 26 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 69 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 -  
Contract jobs citing SAML 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.69% 0.12% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.17% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £450
% change year-on-year +5.45% -10.44%  
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 Reading with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 126 196 189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 21.76% 22.95% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 130 129
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.61 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.48% -  
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

SAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAML in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 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 Reading region with a requirement for SAML.

1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) User Stories
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (80.00%) OAuth2
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) nginx
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (80.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (80.00%) Apigee
2 4 (80.00%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (80.00%) Node.js
2 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (80.00%) Use Case
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) Java

SAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (80.00%) nginx
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) Node.js
2 4 (80.00%) OAuth2
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (20.00%) Apache CXF
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Ehcache
3 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JDBC
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) OSGi
3 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (80.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (80.00%) Use Case
2 4 (80.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) API Development
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Apigee
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat