The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 75 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.10% 0.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
704 444 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 73.56% 71.50% 65.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 308 309
Average daily rate £400 £373 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.23% +2.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 27
Average hourly rate £46.25 £28.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.17% -25.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.45 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Security Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Security Testing
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Security Testing 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 Security Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Security Testing 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 Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) UAT Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PHP