The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank - 70 -
Contract jobs citing OWASP 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £488 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £419
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
OWASP
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
644 767 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.31% 83.64% 75.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 458 310
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 29 24
Median hourly rate £62.50 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing OWASP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

OWASP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

OWASP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

OWASP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) Law
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Data Management
1 5 (100.00%) CAML
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 5 (100.00%) FQL
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) ServiceNow
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (100.00%) Law
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Technical Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Digital Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Data Management
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) FQL
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) ServiceNow