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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
London / City of London
Rank 151 140 190
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +50
Contract jobs citing OWASP 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.22% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.080% 0.25% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £500 £455 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
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
2497 2763 4322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.90% 86.80% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1980 2193 3371
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 £340 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 33
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 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 (50.00%) Information Security
1 5 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Forensics
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (40.00%) Secure Coding
2 4 (40.00%) CHECK Team Member
2 4 (40.00%) CREST Certified
3 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (30.00%) Cyber Defence
3 3 (30.00%) nginx
3 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Ruby
4 2 (20.00%) Google
4 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (20.00%) 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 (30.00%) nginx
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) JBoss
2 2 (20.00%) Mule ESB
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) ATG Dynamo
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Confluence
3 1 (10.00%) Drupal
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) GitHub
2 2 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DMZ
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Artifactory
2 2 (20.00%) Gerrit
2 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) SonarQube
2 2 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (30.00%) Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacker
2 1 (10.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) LAMP
2 2 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (10.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) CentOS
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security
1 5 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Forensics
2 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Secure Coding
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (10.00%) SEO
5 1 (10.00%) Social Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PHP
1 3 (30.00%) Python
1 3 (30.00%) Ruby
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CHECK Team Member
1 4 (40.00%) CREST Certified
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (10.00%) CISM
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) GIAC
3 1 (10.00%) GSEC
3 1 (10.00%) ISACA
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Ansible
1 2 (20.00%) HAProxy
1 2 (20.00%) Kibana
1 2 (20.00%) logstash
1 2 (20.00%) Rundeck
1 2 (20.00%) Salt
1 2 (20.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Black Duck
1 2 (20.00%) Google
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (20.00%) Sonatype
1 2 (20.00%) Veracode
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) ATG