The first table below looks at the demand for Security Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 17 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 Cambridge 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank - 42 -
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.78% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £315
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.49 £37.50 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-0.02% -34.78%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
267 222 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 73.35% 57.96% 64.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 98 155
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 33
Average hourly rate £39.50 £38.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% -9.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.50 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Security Testing
Cambridgeshire

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Security Testing
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Python

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Tester
2 3 (50.00%) Applications Tester
2 3 (50.00%) Web Tester
2 3 (50.00%) Security Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) Python