Period
to 20 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for OAuth skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OAuth over the 6 months to 20 September 2021 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.

OAuth
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 362 314 474
Rank change year-on-year -48 +160 -33
Contract jobs citing OAuth 536 203 385
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.70% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.27% 2.21% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 154 272
10th Percentile £410 £424 £400
25th Percentile £455 £468 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £539
Median % change year-on-year - +2.09% +2.62%
75th Percentile £632 £713 £591
90th Percentile £725 £750 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -2.11% -5.00% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £78.00 £46.40 -
Median % change year-on-year +68.10% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £77.50 £46.40 -
% change year-on-year +67.03% - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 23,645 9,171 27,784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.90% 31.45% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,934 6,432 19,483
10th Percentile £363 £325 £338
25th Percentile £425 £406 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £495
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%
75th Percentile £621 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 80 268
10th Percentile £16.86 £20.74 £19.47
25th Percentile £27.73 £30.00 £30.90
Median hourly rate £49.00 £43.75 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% -2.78% +8.15%
75th Percentile £63.00 £51.23 £53.00
90th Percentile £71.85 £61.43 £64.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +7.61% +2.22% +8.43%

OAuth
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OAuth as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OAuth in the UK

OAuth
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OAuth.

Daily rate trend for OAuth in the UK

OAuth
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing OAuth over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for OAuth in the UK

OAuth
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing OAuth.

Hourly rate trend for OAuth in the UK

OAuth
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing OAuth over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for OAuth in the UK

OAuth
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OAuth within the UK over the 6 months to 20 September 2021. 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 -84 399 £573 +4.09% 81
London -58 264 £600 -11.11% 31
Work from Home -123 158 £575 +9.52% 15
UK excluding London -86 149 £465 -2.11% 54
Scotland -47 45 £450 -28.00% 6
South West -35 30 £498 +4.84% 8
North of England -67 30 £575 +41.10% 13
South East -86 27 £450 -10.00% 12
Yorkshire -41 13 £575 +43.30% 4
Midlands -79 12 £425 -19.05% 8
North East -8 10 £588 +2.17% 1
West Midlands -67 9 £408 -22.38% 7
North West -58 7 £825 +103.70% 8
East of England -44 4 £575 +4.55% 7
East Midlands - 3 £505 - 1
Wales -24 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing OAuth 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 OAuth.

1 252 (47.01%) Java
2 242 (45.15%) Agile Software Development
3 234 (43.66%) OAuth2
4 213 (39.74%) Azure
5 207 (38.62%) OpenID
6 204 (38.06%) DevOps
7 196 (36.57%) Microservices
8 183 (34.14%) JavaScript
9 177 (33.02%) AWS
10 166 (30.97%) REST
11 159 (29.66%) SAML
12 134 (25.00%) Docker
13 121 (22.57%) Spring
14 116 (21.64%) Social Skills
15 113 (21.08%) React
16 112 (20.90%) Python
17 109 (20.34%) Spring Boot
18 104 (19.40%) Kubernetes
19 103 (19.22%) SQL
20 102 (19.03%) Single Sign-On
21 99 (18.47%) Active Directory
22 96 (17.91%) Serverless
23 94 (17.54%) Microsoft
24 92 (17.16%) Finance
25 90 (16.79%) TypeScript
26 89 (16.60%) JWT
27 88 (16.42%) Git (software)
28 84 (15.67%) TDD
29 83 (15.49%) HTML
30 81 (15.11%) Identity Access Management

OAuth
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 37 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
2 32 (5.97%) SharePoint
3 30 (5.60%) Tomcat
4 28 (5.22%) nginx
5 27 (5.04%) Confluence
6 18 (3.36%) Apache
7 15 (2.80%) Apache Spark
8 14 (2.61%) CMS
8 14 (2.61%) IIS
8 14 (2.61%) Mule
8 14 (2.61%) OpenStack
9 10 (1.87%) Cloud Foundry
9 10 (1.87%) JBoss
10 9 (1.68%) Oracle Application Server
11 6 (1.12%) Anypoint
11 6 (1.12%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.75%) Mule ESB
13 3 (0.56%) Jetty
14 2 (0.37%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.56%) GIMP
5 3 (0.56%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.31%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.19%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 213 (39.74%) Azure
2 177 (33.02%) AWS
3 96 (17.91%) Serverless
4 74 (13.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 67 (12.50%) OpenShift
6 58 (10.82%) GCP
7 57 (10.63%) PaaS
8 55 (10.26%) AWS Lambda
9 47 (8.77%) Microsoft 365
9 47 (8.77%) SaaS
10 43 (8.02%) IaaS
11 40 (7.46%) Apigee
12 30 (5.60%) GitHub
13 28 (5.22%) Azure Functions
14 24 (4.48%) Amazon S3
15 23 (4.29%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 19 (3.54%) AWS CloudFormation
17 17 (3.17%) npm
18 15 (2.80%) Yammer
19 12 (2.24%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 45 (8.40%) SSL
2 36 (6.72%) Kerberos
3 29 (5.41%) Firewall
4 28 (5.22%) HTTP
5 25 (4.66%) IPsec
6 23 (4.29%) VPN
7 16 (2.99%) Internet
8 12 (2.24%) DNS
9 11 (2.05%) AMQP
10 9 (1.68%) Unified Communications
11 8 (1.49%) Network Security
12 5 (0.93%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.93%) IKE
13 4 (0.75%) IPv4
13 4 (0.75%) VLAN
14 3 (0.56%) Intranet
15 2 (0.37%) Software-Defined Networking
15 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
16 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
16 1 (0.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 66 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
3 45 (8.40%) SQL Server
4 41 (7.65%) NoSQL
5 26 (4.85%) MySQL
6 24 (4.48%) Hadoop
7 22 (4.10%) Amazon Aurora
8 17 (3.17%) Relational Database
9 14 (2.61%) Apache Hive
9 14 (2.61%) Big Data
10 12 (2.24%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 12 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (2.24%) Parquet
11 10 (1.87%) Redis
11 10 (1.87%) Tableau
12 9 (1.68%) Informix
12 9 (1.68%) Power BI
13 8 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (1.31%) Cloud Spanner
Development Applications
1 88 (16.42%) Git (software)
2 69 (12.87%) Jenkins
3 52 (9.70%) JIRA
4 49 (9.14%) Maven
5 26 (4.85%) Postman
6 25 (4.66%) Subversion
7 20 (3.73%) Cucumber
8 19 (3.54%) Cypress.io
9 18 (3.36%) Jasmine
10 17 (3.17%) Bitbucket
10 17 (3.17%) webpack
11 16 (2.99%) Mocha
12 15 (2.80%) TeamCity
13 14 (2.61%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (2.43%) IntelliJ
14 13 (2.43%) Storybook
15 12 (2.24%) Hudson
16 9 (1.68%) JMeter
17 8 (1.49%) Gradle
17 8 (1.49%) Mercurial
General
1 116 (21.64%) Social Skills
2 92 (17.16%) Finance
3 61 (11.38%) Banking
4 38 (7.09%) Public Sector
5 21 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.80%) Retail Banking
6 15 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.05%) Games
8 10 (1.87%) Influencing Skills
8 10 (1.87%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.68%) Digital Economy
9 9 (1.68%) German Language
9 9 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (1.68%) Retail
10 7 (1.31%) Documentation Skills
10 7 (1.31%) Front Office
11 6 (1.12%) French Language
11 6 (1.12%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.75%) Presentation Skills
13 3 (0.56%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 210 (39.18%) Developer
2 112 (20.90%) Architect
3 37 (6.90%) Java Developer
3 37 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
4 30 (5.60%) Security Architect
5 28 (5.22%) .NET Developer
5 28 (5.22%) Angular Developer
5 28 (5.22%) Consultant
6 27 (5.04%) Software Engineer
6 27 (5.04%) Technical Architect
7 26 (4.85%) Full Stack Developer
8 24 (4.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 22 (4.10%) React Developer
10 20 (3.73%) Security Engineer
10 20 (3.73%) Senior Developer
11 19 (3.54%) Data Engineer
11 19 (3.54%) Java Engineer
12 17 (3.17%) Software Developer
13 15 (2.80%) Azure Developer
13 15 (2.80%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (43.66%) OAuth2
2 207 (38.62%) OpenID
3 166 (30.97%) REST
4 159 (29.66%) SAML
5 121 (22.57%) Spring
6 113 (21.08%) React
7 109 (20.34%) Spring Boot
8 89 (16.60%) JWT
9 83 (15.49%) HTML
10 79 (14.74%) CSS
10 79 (14.74%) Node.js
11 71 (13.25%) AngularJS
12 61 (11.38%) .NET
13 56 (10.45%) LDAP
14 55 (10.26%) Web Services
15 49 (9.14%) RESTful
16 47 (8.77%) Kafka
17 46 (8.58%) Swagger
18 45 (8.40%) RabbitMQ
19 44 (8.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.75%) User Experience
2 34 (6.34%) Cloud Native
3 30 (5.60%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (5.60%) Public Cloud
4 26 (4.85%) Legacy Systems
5 21 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 21 (3.92%) PKI
6 17 (3.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 12 (2.24%) Data Protection Act
8 11 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.87%) RIA
10 8 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.49%) Legacy Applications
10 8 (1.49%) NHS
11 7 (1.31%) Reference Data
11 7 (1.31%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.12%) RSA SecurID
12 6 (1.12%) Social Media
13 5 (0.93%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.93%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 48 (8.96%) Linux
1 48 (8.96%) Unix
2 36 (6.72%) Windows
3 15 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (2.24%) Android
4 12 (2.24%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.05%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.68%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.12%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.93%) Debian
9 1 (0.19%) AIX
9 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (45.15%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (38.06%) DevOps
3 196 (36.57%) Microservices
4 84 (15.67%) TDD
5 81 (15.11%) Identity Access Management
6 76 (14.18%) Test Automation
7 75 (13.99%) Scrum
8 61 (11.38%) Software Engineering
9 60 (11.19%) Cybersecurity
10 55 (10.26%) Analytics
10 55 (10.26%) Full Stack Development
11 40 (7.46%) Infrastructure as Code
12 39 (7.28%) BDD
13 37 (6.90%) Security Architecture
14 36 (6.72%) Front End Development
14 36 (6.72%) Mentoring
15 34 (6.34%) SDLC
15 34 (6.34%) Unit Testing
16 33 (6.16%) Migration
17 32 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 252 (47.01%) Java
2 183 (34.14%) JavaScript
3 112 (20.90%) Python
4 103 (19.22%) SQL
5 90 (16.79%) TypeScript
6 49 (9.14%) C#
7 47 (8.77%) PowerShell
8 35 (6.53%) Java 11
9 32 (5.97%) Java 8
9 32 (5.97%) Kotlin
10 22 (4.10%) Scala
11 20 (3.73%) Ruby
12 18 (3.36%) Groovy
13 13 (2.43%) C
14 12 (2.24%) Bash Shell
14 12 (2.24%) Go
14 12 (2.24%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.68%) Objective-C
16 8 (1.49%) ES6
16 8 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (9.51%) Security Cleared
2 43 (8.02%) SC Cleared
3 33 (6.16%) Degree
4 10 (1.87%) CISSP
4 10 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.49%) CISM
6 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.93%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.93%) RHCE
7 5 (0.93%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (0.56%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.56%) SANS
9 2 (0.37%) CEH
10 1 (0.19%) CCSA
10 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.04%) Accessibility
2 17 (3.17%) QA
3 10 (1.87%) GDPR
4 8 (1.49%) NIST
5 5 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.93%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.37%) COBIT
8 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.19%) NCSC
System Software
1 134 (25.00%) Docker
2 99 (18.47%) Active Directory
3 32 (5.97%) OpenAM
4 17 (3.17%) OpenDJ
5 12 (2.24%) RACF
6 10 (1.87%) vCloud
7 9 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (1.68%) OpenIDM
8 6 (1.12%) IAG
9 5 (0.93%) NDS
9 5 (0.93%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 5 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.19%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (0.19%) zsh
Systems Management
1 104 (19.40%) Kubernetes
2 102 (19.03%) Single Sign-On
3 38 (7.09%) Terraform
4 34 (6.34%) Grafana
5 30 (5.60%) Ansible
6 29 (5.41%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 26 (4.85%) Kibana
7 26 (4.85%) Microsoft Intune
8 12 (2.24%) Oozie
9 10 (1.87%) Prometheus
9 10 (1.87%) SCCM
10 9 (1.68%) logstash
11 8 (1.49%) CA Single Sign-On
11 8 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
11 8 (1.49%) Puppet
12 7 (1.31%) PingFederate
13 6 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
14 5 (0.93%) CloudHub
14 5 (0.93%) Fluentd
14 5 (0.93%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 94 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 61 (11.38%) Oracle
3 46 (8.58%) Google
4 33 (6.16%) ForgeRock
5 29 (5.41%) MuleSoft
6 24 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
7 23 (4.29%) CA
8 20 (3.73%) IBM
8 20 (3.73%) Red Hat
9 18 (3.36%) Splunk
10 17 (3.17%) VMware
11 12 (2.24%) ServiceNow
12 11 (2.05%) Ping Identity
13 10 (1.87%) Okta
14 9 (1.68%) Ivanti
14 9 (1.68%) WSO2
15 8 (1.49%) Mirantis
16 7 (1.31%) Atlassian
16 7 (1.31%) CyberArk
16 7 (1.31%) Temenos