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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank - 74 -
Contract jobs citing OWASP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.086% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £675 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £444 £474
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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
684 990 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.50% 85.12% 76.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 684 325
Median daily rate £413 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 46
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.33 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.17% -38.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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