Period
to 4 June 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 4 June 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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 470 606 656
Rank change year-on-year +136 +50 +107
Contract jobs citing OpenID 145 227 233
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 0.77% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 172 171
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £405 £400 £413
90th Percentile £675 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.70 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.70 - -

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 13,658 29,325 33,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.42% 32.62% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,208 20,492 23,242
Median daily rate £500 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +8.57%
10th Percentile £331 £331 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £445 £413
% change year-on-year +1.12% +7.88% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 311 335
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - +4.94%
10th Percentile £22.50 £18.13 £17.35
90th Percentile £63.00 £60.75 £66.35
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +3.66% +2.50%

OpenID
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenID in the UK

OpenID
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for OpenID in the UK

OpenID
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing OpenID over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for OpenID in the UK

OpenID
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for OpenID in the UK

OpenID
Top 14 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 4 June 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 +153 139 £525 -4.55% 20
UK excluding London +174 96 £525 - 11
London +98 42 £550 -4.35% 8
Midlands +89 30 £525 - 1
West Midlands +76 29 £525 - 1
South East +133 28 £531 +1.14% 3
South West +63 26 £513 +1.23% 6
Work from Home +16 8 £520 +15.56% 2
North of England +91 7 £470 +13.25% 1
Yorkshire +66 6 £510 +22.89%
Scotland +48 4 £425 -26.09%
East Midlands +42 1 - -
North East - 1 £363 - 1
Wales - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 4 June 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.

1 115 (79.31%) OAuth
2 83 (57.24%) SAML
3 73 (50.34%) Azure
4 60 (41.38%) JavaScript
5 55 (37.93%) Java
6 53 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (36.55%) DevOps
7 47 (32.41%) Microsoft
8 45 (31.03%) Active Directory
8 45 (31.03%) Security Cleared
9 43 (29.66%) .NET
10 40 (27.59%) Python
11 39 (26.90%) Migration
11 39 (26.90%) SC Cleared
11 39 (26.90%) Identity Access Management
12 37 (25.52%) Single Sign-On
12 37 (25.52%) OAuth2
13 34 (23.45%) REST
13 34 (23.45%) C#
14 31 (21.38%) LDAP
15 30 (20.69%) Node.js
16 29 (20.00%) PowerShell
16 29 (20.00%) AWS
17 28 (19.31%) Test Automation
18 27 (18.62%) PKI
18 27 (18.62%) XML
18 27 (18.62%) ForgeRock
19 25 (17.24%) Public Sector
19 25 (17.24%) SOAP
19 25 (17.24%) Web Services

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 24 (16.55%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.59%) IIS
3 9 (6.21%) Apache
4 7 (4.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.07%) Confluence
5 3 (2.07%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.38%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.38%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 16 (11.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.38%) Siebel CRM
2 2 (1.38%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 73 (50.34%) Azure
2 29 (20.00%) AWS
3 19 (13.10%) Azure Active Directory
3 19 (13.10%) Power Platform
4 17 (11.72%) Dynamics 365
5 14 (9.66%) Apigee
6 13 (8.97%) SaaS
7 9 (6.21%) GCP
8 8 (5.52%) Amazon S3
9 7 (4.83%) IaaS
9 7 (4.83%) Route 53
10 6 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (4.14%) npm
10 6 (4.14%) Serverless
11 5 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (3.45%) GitHub
11 5 (3.45%) PaaS
12 4 (2.76%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (2.07%) Azure Functions
14 2 (1.38%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.03%) Kerberos
2 11 (7.59%) DNS
3 10 (6.90%) Firewall
4 6 (4.14%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.14%) X.509
5 5 (3.45%) X.500
6 4 (2.76%) Network Security
6 4 (2.76%) SSL
7 3 (2.07%) DMZ
7 3 (2.07%) Extranet
7 3 (2.07%) Intranet
8 2 (1.38%) HTTP
8 2 (1.38%) Skype
8 2 (1.38%) SMTP
8 2 (1.38%) SNMP
8 2 (1.38%) VLAN
8 2 (1.38%) VPN
9 1 (0.69%) 4G
9 1 (0.69%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.17%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.10%) Power BI
3 16 (11.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.07%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.07%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.07%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.38%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (1.38%) OLTP
6 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.69%) Big Data
7 1 (0.69%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (11.72%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.66%) webpack
3 13 (8.97%) Jenkins
4 12 (8.28%) git-flow
5 10 (6.90%) GitLab
5 10 (6.90%) Grunt
5 10 (6.90%) gulp
6 9 (6.21%) Hudson
7 8 (5.52%) JIRA
7 8 (5.52%) Subversion
8 7 (4.83%) NUnit
9 6 (4.14%) Visual Studio
10 5 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (3.45%) ReSharper
10 5 (3.45%) StyleCop
10 5 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (3.45%) Trac
11 4 (2.76%) Babel
12 3 (2.07%) Jasmine
13 2 (1.38%) Gradle
General
1 25 (17.24%) Public Sector
2 7 (4.83%) Banking
2 7 (4.83%) Finance
3 4 (2.76%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.07%) Games
5 2 (1.38%) Publishing
6 1 (0.69%) Automotive
6 1 (0.69%) German Language
6 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (51.72%) Developer
2 30 (20.69%) Architect
3 12 (8.28%) Consultant
4 11 (7.59%) .NET Developer
4 11 (7.59%) CRM Developer
5 8 (5.52%) C Developer
5 8 (5.52%) Lead Developer
5 8 (5.52%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (4.83%) IAM Specialist
6 7 (4.83%) Web Developer
7 6 (4.14%) Azure Developer
7 6 (4.14%) Software Developer
7 6 (4.14%) Technical Architect
8 5 (3.45%) Applications Developer
8 5 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (3.45%) C# Developer
8 5 (3.45%) C# WCF Developer
8 5 (3.45%) Senior Developer
8 5 (3.45%) WCF Developer
8 5 (3.45%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (79.31%) OAuth
2 83 (57.24%) SAML
3 43 (29.66%) .NET
4 37 (25.52%) OAuth2
5 34 (23.45%) REST
6 31 (21.38%) LDAP
7 30 (20.69%) Node.js
8 27 (18.62%) XML
9 25 (17.24%) SOAP
9 25 (17.24%) Web Services
10 21 (14.48%) HTML
10 21 (14.48%) JSON
11 19 (13.10%) HTML5
12 18 (12.41%) CSS
12 18 (12.41%) SailPoint
13 16 (11.03%) AngularJS
14 15 (10.34%) Swagger
15 14 (9.66%) React
16 12 (8.28%) WCF
17 11 (7.59%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.62%) PKI
2 6 (4.14%) Cloud Native
2 6 (4.14%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.45%) User Experience
4 3 (2.07%) NHS
5 2 (1.38%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.38%) Industry 4.0
5 2 (1.38%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.38%) W3C
5 2 (1.38%) YubiKey
6 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.69%) BYOD
6 1 (0.69%) DataPower
6 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.69%) iPad
6 1 (0.69%) Life Science
6 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.48%) Windows
2 17 (11.72%) Linux
3 13 (8.97%) Unix
4 8 (5.52%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.14%) Amazon Linux
6 3 (2.07%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.38%) VMS
8 1 (0.69%) Android
8 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
1 53 (36.55%) DevOps
2 39 (26.90%) Identity Access Management
2 39 (26.90%) Migration
3 28 (19.31%) Test Automation
4 22 (15.17%) Microservices
5 21 (14.48%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (13.10%) UML
6 19 (13.10%) Workflow
7 18 (12.41%) CRM
7 18 (12.41%) Data Migration
8 17 (11.72%) Requirements Gathering
9 16 (11.03%) ArchiMate
9 16 (11.03%) Sequence Diagram
10 15 (10.34%) BDD
10 15 (10.34%) MVC
11 13 (8.97%) Scrum
12 12 (8.28%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 12 (8.28%) TDD
13 11 (7.59%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (41.38%) JavaScript
2 55 (37.93%) Java
3 40 (27.59%) Python
4 34 (23.45%) C#
5 29 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 25 (17.24%) SQL
7 14 (9.66%) C
7 14 (9.66%) Shell Script
8 11 (7.59%) Bash Shell
9 6 (4.14%) ES6
9 6 (4.14%) Perl
9 6 (4.14%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.07%) Java 8
10 3 (2.07%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.38%) AWK
11 2 (1.38%) Go
11 2 (1.38%) Jython
11 2 (1.38%) sed
11 2 (1.38%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (0.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 45 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 39 (26.90%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.21%) Degree
4 6 (4.14%) CISSP
4 6 (4.14%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.45%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.38%) CSPO
6 2 (1.38%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.69%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.69%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.90%) WCAG
2 3 (2.07%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) NIST
3 1 (0.69%) PSD2
System Software
1 45 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 24 (16.55%) Docker
3 13 (8.97%) OpenAM
4 12 (8.28%) NDS
5 9 (6.21%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 7 (4.83%) OpenDJ
7 2 (1.38%) NFS
8 1 (0.69%) IAG
8 1 (0.69%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 37 (25.52%) Single Sign-On
2 9 (6.21%) Kubernetes
2 9 (6.21%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 6 (4.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 6 (4.14%) FreeIPA
3 6 (4.14%) SCCM
3 6 (4.14%) Tivoli
4 4 (2.76%) Ansible
4 4 (2.76%) MIIS
4 4 (2.76%) Terraform
5 3 (2.07%) WSUS
6 2 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.38%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.38%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (1.38%) Istio
6 2 (1.38%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.69%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (32.41%) Microsoft
2 27 (18.62%) ForgeRock
3 18 (12.41%) Okta
4 17 (11.72%) NetIQ
5 15 (10.34%) Oracle
6 13 (8.97%) Google
7 8 (5.52%) Centrify
7 8 (5.52%) CyberArk
8 7 (4.83%) MuleSoft
9 4 (2.76%) Novell
9 4 (2.76%) WSO2
10 3 (2.07%) Informatica
10 3 (2.07%) Siebel
11 2 (1.38%) Apple
11 2 (1.38%) Cisco
11 2 (1.38%) Dell
11 2 (1.38%) IBM
11 2 (1.38%) NetApp
11 2 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.38%) Zuora