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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 193 - 216
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OWASP 3 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.057% - 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.071% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
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£550 - £340
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 - £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £471 £465 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4239 4497 5570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.59% 77.43% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3360 3351 4122
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 70
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.44 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% -0.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.95 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.15 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OWASP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP.

1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Vagrant
2 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (44.44%) Docker
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) Google
4 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) JBoss
4 2 (22.22%) Apache
4 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) J2EE
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 2 (22.22%) nginx
1 2 (22.22%) Mule ESB
2 1 (11.11%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 2 (22.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) SonarQube
2 2 (22.22%) Mercurial
2 2 (22.22%) Gerrit
2 2 (22.22%) Artifactory
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Security Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) LAMP
1 2 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
2 2 (22.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
1 2 (22.22%) Python
1 2 (22.22%) Ruby
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 2 (22.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Docker
2 2 (22.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Vagrant
1 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (22.22%) HAProxy
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) logstash
2 2 (22.22%) Salt
2 2 (22.22%) Kibana
2 2 (22.22%) Rundeck
2 2 (22.22%) ZABBIX
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
1 2 (22.22%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) WorldPay
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle