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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 189 197 180
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs citing OWASP 2 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.039% 0.083% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.050% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Average daily rate
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- £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £344 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.54% -8.33%
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
3981 4663 4281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.54% 77.52% 75.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3119 3416 3272
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 50 77
Average hourly rate £20.45 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (50.00%) UIKit
2 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) J2ME

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Android Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (50.00%) UIKit
2 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) J2ME
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
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