The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank - 68 -
Contract jobs citing OWASP 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.38% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £409 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +16.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
816 627 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.51% 78.57% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 297 242
Average daily rate £401 £388 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +10.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 48 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.49 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £56.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire