Period
to 22 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of ForgeRock products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ForgeRock over the 6 months to 22 October 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within ForgeRock.

ForgeRock
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 760 811 813
Rank change year-on-year +51 +2 +61
Contract jobs citing ForgeRock 123 67 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.067% 0.089%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 49 58
UK median daily rate £550 £575 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +27.78% -
10th Percentile £406 £429 £362
90th Percentile £739 £675 £591
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £525 £440
% change year-on-year -11.90% +19.32% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ForgeRock is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43,414 42,681 47,581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.03% 42.95% 45.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,864 26,381 29,095
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £242 £239
90th Percentile £625 £620 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,661 1,387 1,693
UK median hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.51% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.50 £45.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.99% +2.03% -2.94%

ForgeRock
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ForgeRock as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ForgeRock in the UK

ForgeRock
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ForgeRock in the UK

ForgeRock
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ForgeRock over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ForgeRock in the UK

ForgeRock
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ForgeRock within the UK over the 6 months to 22 October 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
England +45 119 £550 -4.35% 15
London +33 92 £600 +4.35% 11
UK excluding London -14 30 £463 -11.90% 4
South East -7 18 £490 - 3
Yorkshire -8 8 £390 -37.60%
North of England -12 8 £390 -37.60%
Scotland -20 3 £388 -
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ForgeRock 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 with a requirement for ForgeRock.

1 53 (43.09%) Identity Access Management
2 46 (37.40%) OpenAM
3 44 (35.77%) DevOps
4 38 (30.89%) Windows
4 38 (30.89%) SAML
5 34 (27.64%) SailPoint
6 32 (26.02%) Single Sign-On
7 30 (24.39%) Identity Management
8 29 (23.58%) Java
9 28 (22.76%) Banking
10 27 (21.95%) Microsoft
11 26 (21.14%) Oracle
11 26 (21.14%) Finance
12 23 (18.70%) Amazon AWS
13 22 (17.89%) OAuth
13 22 (17.89%) IBM
14 21 (17.07%) Active Directory
14 21 (17.07%) CA
14 21 (17.07%) Tomcat
14 21 (17.07%) Python
14 21 (17.07%) LDAP
14 21 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (17.07%) Ansible
15 20 (16.26%) Microsoft Azure
15 20 (16.26%) Kerberos
16 19 (15.45%) Unix
16 19 (15.45%) Linux
16 19 (15.45%) OpenID
16 19 (15.45%) Analytics
17 17 (13.82%) ServiceNow

ForgeRock
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 21 (17.07%) Tomcat
2 17 (13.82%) Apache
3 15 (12.20%) IIS
4 11 (8.94%) nginx
5 8 (6.50%) SharePoint
6 7 (5.69%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (5.69%) MS Exchange
6 7 (5.69%) Skype for Business
7 6 (4.88%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (3.25%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.81%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.81%) Confluence
9 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (8.94%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (7.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.63%) Magento
1 2 (1.63%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.70%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (16.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (13.01%) Office 365
4 13 (10.57%) Apigee
5 9 (7.32%) Boomi
6 8 (6.50%) IaaS
6 8 (6.50%) PaaS
6 8 (6.50%) SaaS
7 5 (4.07%) Mimecast
7 5 (4.07%) Yammer
8 1 (0.81%) Datadog
8 1 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.26%) Kerberos
2 13 (10.57%) SSL
3 9 (7.32%) Firewall
3 9 (7.32%) NetScaler
3 9 (7.32%) SSH
4 8 (6.50%) HTTP
5 7 (5.69%) DNS
6 6 (4.88%) DHCP
6 6 (4.88%) SMS
6 6 (4.88%) Unified Communications
7 5 (4.07%) SMTP
8 3 (2.44%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.63%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.88%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.81%) Big Data
3 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (10.57%) JIRA
2 10 (8.13%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.63%) JMeter
4 2 (1.63%) Maven
4 2 (1.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (22.76%) Banking
2 26 (21.14%) Finance
3 6 (4.88%) Back Office
3 6 (4.88%) Publishing
4 4 (3.25%) Marketing
4 4 (3.25%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.44%) Games
6 2 (1.63%) Advertising
6 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (21.14%) Architect
2 15 (12.20%) Consultant
3 14 (11.38%) CyberArk Engineer
4 12 (9.76%) Developer
4 12 (9.76%) Security Architect
5 10 (8.13%) Support Engineer
6 9 (7.32%) Designer
6 9 (7.32%) Solutions Designer
7 8 (6.50%) Technical Architect
8 7 (5.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.69%) ForgeRock Developer
8 7 (5.69%) IAM Consultant
9 6 (4.88%) Analyst
9 6 (4.88%) ForgeRock Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Identity Management Architect
9 6 (4.88%) Unified Communications Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) ForgeRock Architect
10 5 (4.07%) ForgeRock Consultant
10 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Payments Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (30.89%) SAML
2 34 (27.64%) SailPoint
3 22 (17.89%) OAuth
4 21 (17.07%) LDAP
5 19 (15.45%) OpenID
6 17 (13.82%) Middleware
7 13 (10.57%) REST
8 12 (9.76%) SPNEGO
9 11 (8.94%) WCF
9 11 (8.94%) Windows Identity Foundation
10 8 (6.50%) Spring
11 7 (5.69%) Web Services
11 7 (5.69%) XML
12 6 (4.88%) Spring Boot
13 5 (4.07%) Drools
13 5 (4.07%) RESTful
14 4 (3.25%) JSON
14 4 (3.25%) OAuth2
14 4 (3.25%) SOAP
14 4 (3.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) PKI
2 11 (8.94%) Mobile App
3 9 (7.32%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.69%) Handset
5 7 (5.69%) Replication
6 4 (3.25%) Robotics
7 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.63%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (1.63%) User Experience
7 2 (1.63%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.63%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.81%) BBC
8 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.81%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (30.89%) Windows
2 19 (15.45%) Linux
2 19 (15.45%) Unix
3 14 (11.38%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.32%) Solaris
4 9 (7.32%) Windows 10
5 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.81%) CentOS
7 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.09%) Identity Access Management
2 44 (35.77%) DevOps
3 30 (24.39%) Identity Management
4 21 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (15.45%) Analytics
6 15 (12.20%) Privileged Access Management
6 15 (12.20%) Risk Assessment
7 14 (11.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 14 (11.38%) ITIL
8 13 (10.57%) Project Management
8 13 (10.57%) SOA
9 12 (9.76%) Deployment Automation
9 12 (9.76%) OWASP
9 12 (9.76%) Security Architecture
9 12 (9.76%) Web SSO
10 11 (8.94%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (8.13%) Content Management
11 10 (8.13%) Information Security
11 10 (8.13%) Risk Management
11 10 (8.13%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.58%) Java
2 21 (17.07%) Python
3 15 (12.20%) SQL
4 6 (4.88%) Bash Shell
4 6 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.25%) Java 8
6 1 (0.81%) C#
6 1 (0.81%) Kotlin
6 1 (0.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (11.38%) CISM
1 14 (11.38%) CISSP
2 13 (10.57%) CCNA
2 13 (10.57%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.69%) CCSA
4 6 (4.88%) AWS Certification
4 6 (4.88%) Degree
5 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.63%) ISEB
7 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.82%) PSD2
2 9 (7.32%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (1.63%) GDPR
3 2 (1.63%) QA
4 1 (0.81%) COBIT
System Software
1 46 (37.40%) OpenAM
2 21 (17.07%) Active Directory
3 16 (13.01%) OpenDJ
4 15 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.25%) OpenIDM
7 3 (2.44%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.81%) NFS
9 1 (0.81%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 32 (26.02%) Single Sign-On
2 21 (17.07%) Ansible
3 12 (9.76%) CA Single Sign-On
4 8 (6.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 7 (5.69%) PingFederate
6 5 (4.07%) Nagios
6 5 (4.07%) SCOM
7 4 (3.25%) Puppet
8 3 (2.44%) Terraform
9 2 (1.63%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.63%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.81%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 26 (21.14%) Oracle
3 22 (17.89%) IBM
4 21 (17.07%) CA
5 17 (13.82%) ServiceNow
5 17 (13.82%) Splunk
6 16 (13.01%) BMC
6 16 (13.01%) CyberArk
7 15 (12.20%) VMware
8 12 (9.76%) Axway
9 11 (8.94%) Google
9 11 (8.94%) Sitecore
10 9 (7.32%) Dell
10 9 (7.32%) SAP
11 7 (5.69%) Polycom
11 7 (5.69%) Sonus
11 7 (5.69%) Sun
12 6 (4.88%) MuleSoft
12 6 (4.88%) Red Hat
13 5 (4.07%) Symantec