The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 115 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing OWASP 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £444 £475
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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
1751 1884 1864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.39% 76.09% 76.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 1086 893
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £529 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 64 32
Median hourly rate £19.61 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.12% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.00 £56.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing OWASP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OWASP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

OWASP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

OWASP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +12 1 £600 +45.45%
Maidenhead - 1 £400 -
OWASP
South East

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OWASP 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Pega
2 1 (33.33%) HIPAA
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) AppScan
1 1 (33.33%) Burp Suite
1 1 (33.33%) CircleCI
1 1 (33.33%) GDB
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Travis CI
1 1 (33.33%) WinDbg
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Principal Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Kali Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (33.33%) Fuzz Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (33.33%) Secure Coding
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Social Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Static Program Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCSP
1 1 (33.33%) CHECK Team Member
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) GPEN
1 1 (33.33%) GWAPT
1 1 (33.33%) GXPN
1 1 (33.33%) OSCE
1 1 (33.33%) OSCP
1 1 (33.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (33.33%) HIPAA
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Core Impact
1 1 (33.33%) HP Fortify
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
1 1 (33.33%) Nexpose
1 1 (33.33%) Nmap
1 1 (33.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) ForgeRock
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Pega
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore