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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 160 150 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing OWASP 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £500 £431 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OWASP
London

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
2757 2881 4626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.11% 84.39% 80.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2183 2311 3625
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 £363 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 49
Median hourly rate £26.25 £24.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +36.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OWASP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

OWASP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) CREST Certified
3 5 (38.46%) Computer Forensics
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (38.46%) Secure Coding
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (30.77%) CHECK Team Member
5 3 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 3 (23.08%) nginx
5 3 (23.08%) Ruby
5 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) CISSP
5 3 (23.08%) PHP
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) VMware

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 (23.08%) nginx
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) JBoss
2 2 (15.38%) Mule ESB
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) CMS
3 1 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) Drupal
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) GitHub
2 2 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DMZ
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Artifactory
2 2 (15.38%) Gerrit
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
2 2 (15.38%) SonarQube
2 2 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (7.69%) CircleCI
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) JMeter
3 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) Travis CI
3 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Ethical Hacker
3 1 (7.69%) QA Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) J2EE
2 2 (15.38%) LAMP
2 2 (15.38%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (15.38%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) OAuth
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) CentOS
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Information Security
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Computer Forensics
3 5 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
3 5 (38.46%) Secure Coding
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Content Management
6 2 (15.38%) DevOps
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) TDD
7 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PHP
1 3 (23.08%) Python
1 3 (23.08%) Ruby
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CREST Certified
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) CHECK Team Member
4 3 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (23.08%) CISSP
5 2 (15.38%) CEH
6 1 (7.69%) CISM
6 1 (7.69%) GIAC
6 1 (7.69%) GSEC
6 1 (7.69%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.69%) vCloud
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) HAProxy
1 2 (15.38%) Kibana
1 2 (15.38%) logstash
1 2 (15.38%) Rundeck
1 2 (15.38%) Salt
1 2 (15.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Black Duck
1 2 (15.38%) Google
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
1 2 (15.38%) Sonatype
1 2 (15.38%) Veracode
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SAP