Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 January 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 358 296 361
Rank change year-on-year -62 +65 -33
Contract jobs citing SAML 11 55 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.067% 0.36% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 1.30% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 42 13
South East median daily rate £403 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.81% +5.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £172 £326 £380
90th Percentile £495 £575 £488
England median daily rate £500 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +19.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £25.12

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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,701 4,225 4,882
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.49% 27.41% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,939 2,534 3,202
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £305 £281 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 105 135
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £21.33 £18.33 £14.43
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £55.55
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SAML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SAML in the South East

SAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAML in the South East

SAML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAML in the South East over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAML in the South East

SAML
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Hampshire -13 6 £475 +18.75% 1
Thames Valley -38 4 £365 -23.16% 2
Berkshire -24 3 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -29 1 £365 -1.35%
Kent - 1 £95 -
SAML
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for SAML.

1 9 (81.82%) REST
2 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
2 6 (54.55%) Workflow
2 6 (54.55%) SAP
2 6 (54.55%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) Social Media
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Service Management
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) CRM
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) ITSM
4 3 (27.27%) Release Management
4 3 (27.27%) ServiceNow
5 1 (9.09%) OAuth
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) OpenID
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) QA
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) CMS
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) ISAPI
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation

SAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (9.09%) CMS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) SAP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Finance Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) CMS Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Floorwalker
4 1 (9.09%) IT Floorwalker
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) REST
2 6 (54.55%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) ISAPI
3 1 (9.09%) OAuth
3 1 (9.09%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
1 6 (54.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Workflow
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) CRM
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) ITSM
3 3 (27.27%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) ServiceNow
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft