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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 161 204 -
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -
Contract jobs citing OWASP 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.088% 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £513 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
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
2916 4779 4672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.51% 80.69% 80.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2379 3785 3467
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £324 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 47 47
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +2.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Puppet
4 2 (20.00%) Ansible
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Salt
4 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (20.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (20.00%) CloudStack
4 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) XenServer
4 2 (20.00%) EnterpriseDB
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source

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 (20.00%) CloudStack
1 2 (20.00%) JBoss
1 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (10.00%) SSH
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Application Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacker
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Flex
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) SAML
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
4 2 (20.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) DSDM
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) RUP
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) Python
1 2 (20.00%) Ruby
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CEH
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
1 2 (20.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (10.00%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
1 2 (20.00%) Xen
1 2 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Ansible
1 2 (20.00%) Cobbler
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Salt
1 2 (20.00%) Terraform
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (10.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (10.00%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) EnterpriseDB
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) CA
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) SAP