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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank - 72 -
Contract jobs citing OWASP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.10% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £675 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £475
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
561 791 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.11% 79.58% 81.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 561 306
Median daily rate £415 £438 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +10.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 40
Median hourly rate £19.64 £17.64 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -37.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £12.68 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £29.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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