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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 161 186 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Contract jobs citing OWASP 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.066% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.078% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £450 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £444 £475
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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
2948 3838 4743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.48% 84.31% 80.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2360 3051 3572
Median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 51
Median hourly rate £19.96 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.07% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £36.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (28.57%) CREST Certified
3 2 (28.57%) CEH
3 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
3 2 (28.57%) nginx
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 2 (28.57%) nginx
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) Mule ESB
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) GitHub
2 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DMZ
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Artifactory
2 1 (14.29%) CircleCI
2 1 (14.29%) Gerrit
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
2 1 (14.29%) SonarQube
2 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacker
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (14.29%) OAuth
2 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Fuzz Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Secure Coding
4 1 (14.29%) Social Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Static Program Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) CEH
2 2 (28.57%) CREST Certified
3 1 (14.29%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) GIAC
3 1 (14.29%) GSEC
3 1 (14.29%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
1 1 (14.29%) Kibana
1 1 (14.29%) logstash
1 1 (14.29%) Rundeck
1 1 (14.29%) Salt
1 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Black Duck
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Sonatype
1 1 (14.29%) Veracode
1 1 (14.29%) VMware