Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 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
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 745 811 865
Rank change year-on-year +66 +54 -55
Contract jobs citing OpenID 133 81 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.076% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.25% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 40 29
UK median daily rate £550 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% +7.59% -1.25%
10th Percentile £407 £362 £275
90th Percentile £680 £595 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £423 £295
% change year-on-year +12.43% +43.22% -26.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 31826 31979 31928
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.04% 30.09% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 22344 22232 21768
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £298 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 373 528
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.15 £13.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.80 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.00% +10.74%

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 20 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenID in the UK

OpenID
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 OpenID within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 2017. 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 +98 130 £550 +29.41% 5
London +102 111 £550 +10.00% 5
UK excluding London +18 20 £475 +12.43% 2
South East +6 17 £475 +8.57%
Midlands +36 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £525 - 2
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OpenID also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for OpenID.

1 86 (64.66%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (63.16%) OAuth
3 67 (50.38%) OAuth2
4 51 (38.35%) JSON
5 49 (36.84%) Swagger
6 47 (35.34%) Serverless
7 44 (33.08%) Finance
7 44 (33.08%) Scrum
8 41 (30.83%) Banking
9 40 (30.08%) TDD
9 40 (30.08%) Node.js
10 38 (28.57%) RAML
11 36 (27.07%) REST
12 32 (24.06%) SAML
12 32 (24.06%) Java
12 32 (24.06%) JavaScript
13 29 (21.80%) RESTful
14 28 (21.05%) API Development
15 27 (20.30%) Python
16 25 (18.80%) PKI
17 24 (18.05%) Microsoft
17 24 (18.05%) Microservices
18 23 (17.29%) DevOps
18 23 (17.29%) Web Services
19 22 (16.54%) Active Directory
19 22 (16.54%) Ruby
20 21 (15.79%) LDAP
20 21 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
21 20 (15.04%) SOAP
21 20 (15.04%) Identity Management

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 9 (6.77%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (1.50%) CMS
2 2 (1.50%) Confluence
2 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 47 (35.34%) Serverless
2 18 (13.53%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (11.28%) PaaS
4 12 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (7.52%) Office 365
6 8 (6.02%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (6.02%) Amazon S3
7 6 (4.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 6 (4.51%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (4.51%) Amazon Kinesis
7 6 (4.51%) IaaS
7 6 (4.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (2.26%) Heroku
9 2 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.50%) npm
9 2 (1.50%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.50%) SaaS
10 1 (0.75%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.75%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.79%) LDAP
2 10 (7.52%) HTTP
3 7 (5.26%) SSL
4 5 (3.76%) S/MIME
5 2 (1.50%) Network Security
6 1 (0.75%) Firewall
6 1 (0.75%) Internet
6 1 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.75%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.75%) LAN
6 1 (0.75%) VPN
6 1 (0.75%) WAN
6 1 (0.75%) Wireless
6 1 (0.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.77%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (9.02%) NoSQL
3 10 (7.52%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.77%) Redis
4 9 (6.77%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.02%) Big Data
5 8 (6.02%) Blockchain
6 4 (3.01%) GIS
6 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.50%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.75%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.75%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.75%) MySQL
8 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (9.77%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.26%) Selenium
3 6 (4.51%) JUnit
3 6 (4.51%) Moq
4 5 (3.76%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.01%) MSTest
5 4 (3.01%) SpecFlow
5 4 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.01%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.01%) webpack
6 3 (2.26%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.26%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.50%) Bower
7 2 (1.50%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.50%) Gatling
7 2 (1.50%) Grunt
7 2 (1.50%) gulp
7 2 (1.50%) JIRA
7 2 (1.50%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.50%) TestNG
General
1 44 (33.08%) Finance
2 41 (30.83%) Banking
3 6 (4.51%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.26%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (48.12%) Developer
2 44 (33.08%) Architect
3 17 (12.78%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (9.02%) Full Stack Developer
4 12 (9.02%) Node.js Developer
5 10 (7.52%) Python Developer
6 8 (6.02%) .NET Developer
6 8 (6.02%) Security Architect
6 8 (6.02%) Technical Architect
7 6 (4.51%) Analyst
7 6 (4.51%) Digital Architect
7 6 (4.51%) Ruby Developer
8 5 (3.76%) Security Technical Architect
8 5 (3.76%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.01%) Data Architect
9 4 (3.01%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.01%) Polyglot Developer
9 4 (3.01%) Service Architect
9 4 (3.01%) Tester
10 3 (2.26%) Identity Management Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (63.16%) OAuth
2 67 (50.38%) OAuth2
3 51 (38.35%) JSON
4 49 (36.84%) Swagger
5 40 (30.08%) Node.js
6 38 (28.57%) RAML
7 36 (27.07%) REST
8 32 (24.06%) SAML
9 29 (21.80%) RESTful
10 23 (17.29%) Web Services
11 20 (15.04%) SOAP
12 14 (10.53%) Spring
13 13 (9.77%) .NET
14 12 (9.02%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (7.52%) .NET Framework
15 10 (7.52%) Entity Framework
15 10 (7.52%) Kafka
15 10 (7.52%) Spring Security
16 9 (6.77%) HTML
17 8 (6.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.80%) PKI
2 8 (6.02%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.51%) Fintech
4 5 (3.76%) CESG
5 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.50%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.75%) NHS
7 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.76%) Windows
2 4 (3.01%) Android
2 4 (3.01%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.26%) CoreOS
4 2 (1.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (64.66%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (33.08%) Scrum
3 40 (30.08%) TDD
4 28 (21.05%) API Development
5 24 (18.05%) Microservices
6 23 (17.29%) DevOps
7 21 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (15.04%) Identity Management
9 16 (12.03%) API Design
10 14 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
10 14 (10.53%) Test Automation
11 13 (9.77%) Cryptography
12 11 (8.27%) Data Modelling
12 11 (8.27%) MVC
13 10 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (6.77%) Cybersecurity
15 8 (6.02%) BDD
15 8 (6.02%) Kanban
15 8 (6.02%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.06%) Java
1 32 (24.06%) JavaScript
2 27 (20.30%) Python
3 22 (16.54%) Ruby
4 11 (8.27%) C#
5 10 (7.52%) ES6
5 10 (7.52%) SQL
6 8 (6.02%) Scala
7 6 (4.51%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.76%) ECMAScript
8 5 (3.76%) TypeScript
9 4 (3.01%) F#
9 4 (3.01%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.50%) PHP
10 2 (1.50%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (9.02%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.27%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.51%) QA
2 3 (2.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.26%) GDPR
3 1 (0.75%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.75%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (16.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.02%) Docker
3 1 (0.75%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.75%) OpenDJ
3 1 (0.75%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) Grafana
1 4 (3.01%) Kibana
1 4 (3.01%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.75%) Packer
2 1 (0.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (18.05%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.77%) IBM
3 9 (6.77%) ForgeRock
4 8 (6.02%) Oracle
5 4 (3.01%) Apigee
5 4 (3.01%) ESRI
5 4 (3.01%) Google
5 4 (3.01%) MuleSoft
5 4 (3.01%) Splunk
6 3 (2.26%) Facebook
6 3 (2.26%) WSO2
7 2 (1.50%) Twitter
8 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.75%) Axway
8 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.75%) TIBCO