Period
to 18 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for OpenID skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenID over the 6 months to 18 February 2020 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.

OpenID Connect (OIDC)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 563 654 705
Rank change year-on-year +91 +51 +100
Contract jobs citing OpenID 174 230 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 0.69% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 160 141
UK median daily rate £525 £575 £529
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +8.80% +5.70%
10th Percentile £388 £425 £406
90th Percentile £650 £713 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £518 £527 £475
% change year-on-year -1.71% +10.84% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £22.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - -

OpenID 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 20,774 33,306 31,847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.09% 33.83% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,211 23,429 22,684
UK median daily rate £500 £485 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +4.86% +8.82%
10th Percentile £328 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 298 335
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £41.52 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.65% +3.79% -
10th Percentile £20.50 £17.85 £18.10
90th Percentile £73.75 £60.08 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.85 £41.56
% change year-on-year -4.41% +0.70% +7.59%

OpenID
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenID in the UK

OpenID
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenID in the UK

OpenID
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenID over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenID in the UK

OpenID
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenID within the UK over the 6 months to 18 February 2020. 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 +96 158 £525 -8.70% 29
UK excluding London +132 110 £518 -1.71% 17
London +51 60 £575 - 12
Midlands +101 50 £525 -4.55% 2
West Midlands +89 48 £525 -4.55% 2
South West +29 27 £506 -20.59% 2
South East +68 12 £391 -19.74% 7
Scotland +14 11 £518 -3.72%
North of England +63 6 £500 - 5
Yorkshire +55 5 £550 +10.00% 3
Wales - 4 £550 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
North East +22 1 £363 -27.50% 1

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing OpenID 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 OpenID.

1 116 (66.67%) OAuth
2 100 (57.47%) SAML
3 99 (56.90%) Azure
4 72 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (39.66%) DevOps
6 64 (36.78%) Identity Access Management
7 58 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 54 (31.03%) Java
9 53 (30.46%) Microsoft
10 51 (29.31%) Node.js
11 50 (28.74%) OAuth2
12 45 (25.86%) REST
13 44 (25.29%) Docker
14 42 (24.14%) Windows
14 42 (24.14%) Security Cleared
15 39 (22.41%) JavaScript
16 38 (21.84%) LDAP
16 38 (21.84%) Azure Active Directory
17 37 (21.26%) SOAP
18 36 (20.69%) SC Cleared
19 35 (20.11%) PowerShell
19 35 (20.11%) XML
20 34 (19.54%) JSON
20 34 (19.54%) Single Sign-On
20 34 (19.54%) AWS
21 33 (18.97%) Test Automation
21 33 (18.97%) PKI
22 30 (17.24%) Public Sector
23 29 (16.67%) Bash Shell
23 29 (16.67%) ForgeRock

OpenID
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 16 (9.20%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.02%) Apache
2 7 (4.02%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.30%) IIS
3 4 (2.30%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.72%) nginx
4 3 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.15%) Anypoint
5 2 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.15%) Confluence
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.57%) CMS
6 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.15%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 15 (8.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 99 (56.90%) Azure
2 38 (21.84%) Azure Active Directory
3 34 (19.54%) AWS
4 16 (9.20%) Dynamics 365
4 16 (9.20%) Power Platform
5 14 (8.05%) SaaS
6 12 (6.90%) GCP
6 12 (6.90%) IaaS
7 11 (6.32%) PaaS
8 7 (4.02%) npm
9 5 (2.87%) GitHub
10 4 (2.30%) Office 365
11 3 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (1.15%) Amazon S3
12 2 (1.15%) Apigee
12 2 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (1.15%) Azure Functions
12 2 (1.15%) CloudFront
12 2 (1.15%) Serverless
12 2 (1.15%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.77%) Kerberos
2 13 (7.47%) Firewall
3 9 (5.17%) Network Security
4 7 (4.02%) X.500
5 5 (2.87%) Extranet
5 5 (2.87%) Intranet
5 5 (2.87%) SSL
6 4 (2.30%) DMZ
6 4 (2.30%) HTTP
6 4 (2.30%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.15%) DNS
8 1 (0.57%) 4G
8 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.20%) Power BI
3 15 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.72%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.15%) Big Data
6 2 (1.15%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.57%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.57%) MySQL
7 1 (0.57%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.57%) Redis
7 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.05%) GitLab
2 14 (8.05%) gulp
3 13 (7.47%) webpack
4 11 (6.32%) git-flow
4 11 (6.32%) Grunt
5 8 (4.60%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.60%) JIRA
6 5 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (2.87%) NUnit
6 5 (2.87%) ReSharper
6 5 (2.87%) StyleCop
6 5 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.72%) Babel
7 3 (1.72%) Postman
7 3 (1.72%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.15%) Gradle
8 2 (1.15%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.15%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.57%) SonarQube
General
1 30 (17.24%) Public Sector
2 22 (12.64%) Finance
3 7 (4.02%) Marketing
4 6 (3.45%) Banking
5 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.15%) Publishing
6 1 (0.57%) Automotive
6 1 (0.57%) Billing
6 1 (0.57%) Electronics
6 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.57%) Games
6 1 (0.57%) German Language
6 1 (0.57%) Legal
6 1 (0.57%) Retail
6 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (47.13%) Developer
2 35 (20.11%) Architect
3 21 (12.07%) Consultant
4 15 (8.62%) Senior Developer
5 14 (8.05%) Azure Developer
6 11 (6.32%) CRM Developer
7 9 (5.17%) IAM Developer
7 9 (5.17%) Lead Developer
7 9 (5.17%) Node.js Developer
7 9 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.02%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.45%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (3.45%) Security Engineer
10 5 (2.87%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (2.87%) C# WCF Developer
10 5 (2.87%) IAM Consultant
10 5 (2.87%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
10 5 (2.87%) Identity Management Engineer
10 5 (2.87%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (66.67%) OAuth
2 100 (57.47%) SAML
3 51 (29.31%) Node.js
4 50 (28.74%) OAuth2
5 45 (25.86%) REST
6 38 (21.84%) LDAP
7 37 (21.26%) SOAP
8 35 (20.11%) XML
9 34 (19.54%) JSON
10 28 (16.09%) HTML
10 28 (16.09%) Web Services
11 25 (14.37%) .NET
11 25 (14.37%) CSS
12 20 (11.49%) HTML5
13 19 (10.92%) AngularJS
14 16 (9.20%) RESTful
15 14 (8.05%) SailPoint
16 13 (7.47%) CSS3
17 10 (5.75%) Sass
18 9 (5.17%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.97%) PKI
2 11 (6.32%) Public Cloud
3 7 (4.02%) User Experience
4 6 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.87%) Cloud Native
6 4 (2.30%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.30%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.15%) NHS
8 2 (1.15%) PMI
8 2 (1.15%) W3C
8 2 (1.15%) YubiKey
9 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.57%) BYOD
9 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.57%) DataPower
9 1 (0.57%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.57%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 42 (24.14%) Windows
2 24 (13.79%) Unix
3 14 (8.05%) Linux
4 9 (5.17%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.30%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.30%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.72%) Android
7 2 (1.15%) CentOS
7 2 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (39.66%) DevOps
3 64 (36.78%) Identity Access Management
4 33 (18.97%) Test Automation
5 26 (14.94%) Kanban
6 25 (14.37%) Migration
7 21 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (11.49%) Identity Management
8 20 (11.49%) Scrum
9 19 (10.92%) CRM
9 19 (10.92%) TDD
10 18 (10.34%) Change Control
10 18 (10.34%) Microservices
10 18 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (10.34%) UML
11 17 (9.77%) ArchiMate
11 17 (9.77%) Workflow
12 16 (9.20%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 15 (8.62%) BDD
13 15 (8.62%) Sequence Diagram
Programming Languages
1 54 (31.03%) Java
2 39 (22.41%) JavaScript
3 35 (20.11%) PowerShell
4 29 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 24 (13.79%) C#
5 24 (13.79%) SQL
6 14 (8.05%) Python
7 13 (7.47%) C
8 6 (3.45%) Go
8 6 (3.45%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.87%) ES6
10 3 (1.72%) Kotlin
10 3 (1.72%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.15%) Perl
12 1 (0.57%) C++
12 1 (0.57%) Groovy
12 1 (0.57%) PHP
12 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 36 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.60%) Degree
4 2 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.15%) CSPO
4 2 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.15%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.15%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.57%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.57%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) CEH
5 1 (0.57%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.75%) WCAG
2 3 (1.72%) QA
3 2 (1.15%) COBIT
3 2 (1.15%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.57%) NIST
System Software
1 58 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 44 (25.29%) Docker
3 15 (8.62%) NDS
3 15 (8.62%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 3 (1.72%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.57%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.57%) OpenDJ
5 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (19.54%) Single Sign-On
2 15 (8.62%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 8 (4.60%) Kubernetes
4 7 (4.02%) Terraform
5 5 (2.87%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.87%) Prometheus
6 4 (2.30%) AirWatch
6 4 (2.30%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.72%) Ansible
7 3 (1.72%) Grafana
7 3 (1.72%) PingFederate
7 3 (1.72%) Puppet
8 2 (1.15%) HP Fortify
8 2 (1.15%) Nessus
8 2 (1.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (1.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.57%) MIIS
9 1 (0.57%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 53 (30.46%) Microsoft
2 29 (16.67%) ForgeRock
3 19 (10.92%) Oracle
4 18 (10.34%) NetIQ
5 10 (5.75%) Okta
6 9 (5.17%) Novell
6 9 (5.17%) Ping Identity
7 6 (3.45%) CA
8 5 (2.87%) Google
8 5 (2.87%) MuleSoft
8 5 (2.87%) VMware
9 4 (2.30%) Cisco
9 4 (2.30%) SAP
10 3 (1.72%) IBM
10 3 (1.72%) Micro Focus
10 3 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.15%) BiZZdesign
11 2 (1.15%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.15%) Splunk
11 2 (1.15%) Zuora