Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 194 175
Rank change year-on-year +11 -19 0
Contract jobs citing SAML 4 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.083% 0.28% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 1.09% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 1
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £380 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -43.70% +71.97%
10th Percentile £295 £327 £663
90th Percentile £495 £436 £688
England median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £50.00

SAML 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1160 1559 1129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.16% 25.45% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 955 689
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £268 £213
90th Percentile £563 £523 £495
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 32
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.96% -19.57% +3.98%
10th Percentile £18.38 £10.40 £11.08
90th Percentile £41.15 £39.82 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SAML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SAML in the West Midlands

SAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAML in the West Midlands

SAML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAML in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAML in the West Midlands

SAML
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Coventry +10 2 £438 +12.90%
Birmingham +10 1 £275 -
SAML
England

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

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
1 3 (75.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

SAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Applications Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Web Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior SharePoint Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Web Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) OAuth
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Apple Swift
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft