Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 759 822 807
Rank change year-on-year +63 -15 +56
Contract jobs citing ForgeRock 119 65 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.065% 0.075%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 48 42
UK median daily rate £600 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +7.32% +17.28%
10th Percentile £464 £435 £395
90th Percentile £750 £680 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £430 £519
% change year-on-year +16.28% -17.11% +29.69%
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 42,018 42,139 43,948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.24% 42.01% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,038 26,579 26,916
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £257 £232 £240
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,549 1,369 1,673
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.40% +2.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.08 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.52% - -5.71%

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 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ForgeRock in the UK

ForgeRock
Top 6 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 18 January 2019. 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 +62 116 £600 +9.09% 4
London +19 69 £600 +9.09% 3
UK excluding London +29 48 £500 +16.28% 1
South East +28 31 £475 +13.43%
South West - 15 £613 - 1
Scotland -9 3 £750 -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 58 (48.74%) OpenAM
2 48 (40.34%) Single Sign-On
3 45 (37.82%) SAML
3 45 (37.82%) Finance
4 41 (34.45%) Java
5 40 (33.61%) Identity Access Management
6 32 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (25.21%) OpenDJ
8 24 (20.17%) Banking
9 22 (18.49%) DevOps
9 22 (18.49%) OAuth
10 19 (15.97%) Identity Management
11 17 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (13.45%) Spring Boot
12 16 (13.45%) Continuous Deployment
12 16 (13.45%) SailPoint
12 16 (13.45%) Spring
12 16 (13.45%) Python
13 15 (12.61%) Microsoft
13 15 (12.61%) Cloud Foundry
13 15 (12.61%) Sitecore
14 14 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (11.76%) PSD2
14 14 (11.76%) TOGAF
15 13 (10.92%) Maven
15 13 (10.92%) JIRA
15 13 (10.92%) BMC
15 13 (10.92%) CA
15 13 (10.92%) Dell
15 13 (10.92%) CA Single Sign-On

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 15 (12.61%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (10.92%) IIS
2 13 (10.92%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.92%) Tomcat
3 10 (8.40%) Apache
4 9 (7.56%) nginx
5 2 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (9.24%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (7.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.92%) Boomi
2 13 (10.92%) Office 365
3 10 (8.40%) IaaS
3 10 (8.40%) PaaS
4 9 (7.56%) SaaS
5 6 (5.04%) Apigee
6 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (3.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.84%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.92%) NetScaler
2 11 (9.24%) Reverse Proxy
3 10 (8.40%) Firewall
4 9 (7.56%) Kerberos
4 9 (7.56%) SSL
5 4 (3.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.36%) VPN
6 3 (2.52%) LAN
6 3 (2.52%) WAN
7 2 (1.68%) Internet
Development Applications
1 13 (10.92%) JIRA
1 13 (10.92%) Maven
2 12 (10.08%) JMeter
3 11 (9.24%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (8.40%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.52%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.84%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.84%) Bitbucket
General
1 45 (37.82%) Finance
2 24 (20.17%) Banking
3 9 (7.56%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.84%) Law
5 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (31.09%) Developer
2 23 (19.33%) ForgeRock Developer
3 21 (17.65%) Consultant
4 17 (14.29%) ForgeRock Consultant
5 15 (12.61%) Architect
6 12 (10.08%) Designer
6 12 (10.08%) IAM Developer
6 12 (10.08%) Solutions Designer
7 10 (8.40%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.72%) ForgeRock Engineer
8 8 (6.72%) Security Architect
9 7 (5.88%) Support Engineer
10 6 (5.04%) Identity Management Specialist
10 6 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.20%) Analyst
12 4 (3.36%) Implementation Engineer
12 4 (3.36%) Operations Engineer
12 4 (3.36%) Security Engineer
12 4 (3.36%) Technical Consultant
13 3 (2.52%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (37.82%) SAML
2 22 (18.49%) OAuth
3 16 (13.45%) SailPoint
3 16 (13.45%) Spring
3 16 (13.45%) Spring Boot
4 13 (10.92%) LDAP
4 13 (10.92%) OpenID
5 12 (10.08%) WCF
5 12 (10.08%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 9 (7.56%) SPNEGO
7 8 (6.72%) OAuth2
8 7 (5.88%) RESTful
8 7 (5.88%) Web Services
8 7 (5.88%) XML
9 5 (4.20%) REST
10 4 (3.36%) JSON
10 4 (3.36%) SOAP
11 3 (2.52%) Middleware
12 2 (1.68%) HTML
12 2 (1.68%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) PKI
2 5 (4.20%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.36%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.68%) Fintech
5 2 (1.68%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.68%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.68%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.84%) NHS
6 1 (0.84%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.08%) Windows
1 12 (10.08%) Windows 10
1 12 (10.08%) Windows Server
2 5 (4.20%) Linux
3 1 (0.84%) CentOS
3 1 (0.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.61%) Identity Access Management
2 32 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.49%) DevOps
4 19 (15.97%) Identity Management
5 17 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (13.45%) Continuous Deployment
7 14 (11.76%) TOGAF
8 13 (10.92%) SOA
8 13 (10.92%) Test Automation
9 12 (10.08%) CRM
9 12 (10.08%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 12 (10.08%) Web SSO
10 11 (9.24%) Content Management
11 10 (8.40%) ERP
11 10 (8.40%) Process Improvement
11 10 (8.40%) Project Management
12 9 (7.56%) Analytics
12 9 (7.56%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (7.56%) ITIL
12 9 (7.56%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 41 (34.45%) Java
2 16 (13.45%) Python
3 11 (9.24%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.40%) SQL
5 6 (5.04%) Groovy
6 4 (3.36%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.36%) Java 8
7 1 (0.84%) C
7 1 (0.84%) C#
7 1 (0.84%) Kotlin
7 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (4.20%) CISM
1 5 (4.20%) CISSP
2 4 (3.36%) CISA
2 4 (3.36%) CISMP
2 4 (3.36%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
2 4 (3.36%) ISSMP
3 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.76%) PSD2
2 4 (3.36%) Actionable Recommendations
2 4 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.84%) GDPR
System Software
1 58 (48.74%) OpenAM
2 30 (25.21%) OpenDJ
3 5 (4.20%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.20%) OpenIDM
4 3 (2.52%) Docker
5 2 (1.68%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.84%) NDS
Systems Management
1 48 (40.34%) Single Sign-On
2 13 (10.92%) CA Single Sign-On
3 11 (9.24%) Puppet
4 8 (6.72%) Ansible
4 8 (6.72%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.52%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.84%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (12.61%) Microsoft
1 15 (12.61%) Sitecore
2 13 (10.92%) BMC
2 13 (10.92%) CA
2 13 (10.92%) Dell
2 13 (10.92%) SAP
2 13 (10.92%) Splunk
3 12 (10.08%) Axway
4 11 (9.24%) Dynatrace
4 11 (9.24%) ServiceNow
5 9 (7.56%) Google
6 8 (6.72%) IBM
7 7 (5.88%) Oracle
7 7 (5.88%) Ping Identity
8 3 (2.52%) CyberArk
8 3 (2.52%) NetIQ
8 3 (2.52%) Okta
9 2 (1.68%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.68%) Novell
9 2 (1.68%) Thunderhead