The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 116 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OWASP 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% - 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £471 £450 £356
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OWASP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1863 1840 1819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.86% 74.52% 70.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1076 908 831
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 23 37
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.04 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.65% -38.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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 27 August 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 £413 - 1
OWASP
South East

OWASP
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
1 4 (80.00%) Retail Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Private Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
1 4 (80.00%) Retail Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) Test Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA