The first table below looks at the demand for OWASP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank - 120 135
Contract jobs citing OWASP 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.041% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.060% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+19.28% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2022 1680 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.85% 68.35% 63.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 675 757
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
OWASP
South East

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OWASP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

OWASP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OWASP across the Berkshire region.

OWASP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

OWASP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - - - -
Slough - - - -
OWASP
South East

OWASP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) CGI
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (100.00%) REST

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Perl Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) CGI
1 3 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss