The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
London / City of London
Rank 151 148 189
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +41
Contract jobs citing OWASP 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.098% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.11% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £525 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2536 2610 4196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.11% 84.96% 81.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2017 2057 3300
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 35
Median hourly rate £50.75 £35.60 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.57% +74.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.99 £18.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OWASP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

OWASP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 5 (45.45%) Information Security
1 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Computer Forensics
2 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (36.36%) Secure Coding
2 4 (36.36%) CREST Certified
3 3 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (27.27%) CHECK Team Member
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) nginx
3 3 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby
3 3 (27.27%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (18.18%) Google
4 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (27.27%) nginx
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) Mule ESB
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) ATG Dynamo
3 1 (9.09%) CMS
3 1 (9.09%) Confluence
3 1 (9.09%) Drupal
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) GitHub
2 2 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DMZ
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) Artifactory
3 2 (18.18%) Gerrit
3 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) SonarQube
3 2 (18.18%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 1 (9.09%) CircleCI
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) JMeter
4 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
4 1 (9.09%) Subversion
4 1 (9.09%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (18.18%) Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) LAMP
2 2 (18.18%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (18.18%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) OAuth
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
2 1 (9.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) CentOS
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Information Security
1 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Computer Forensics
2 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
2 4 (36.36%) Secure Coding
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Content Management
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) API Testing
5 1 (9.09%) ATDD
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PHP
1 3 (27.27%) Python
1 3 (27.27%) Ruby
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CREST Certified
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (27.27%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (9.09%) CISM
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) GIAC
3 1 (9.09%) GSEC
3 1 (9.09%) ISACA
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (9.09%) vCloud
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) HAProxy
1 2 (18.18%) Kibana
1 2 (18.18%) logstash
1 2 (18.18%) Rundeck
1 2 (18.18%) Salt
1 2 (18.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Black Duck
1 2 (18.18%) Google
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
1 2 (18.18%) Sonatype
1 2 (18.18%) Veracode
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) ATG
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft