The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing 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 Security Testing over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 194 191 204
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 9 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 14
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £339 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.83% +12.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £55.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.87% +69.23%
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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
4348 4497 5652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.24% 77.31% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3440 3333 4204
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £36.50 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Testing across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Security Testing
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 Security Testing across the City of London region.

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Security Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Security Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Security Testing 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 Security Testing.

1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Test Strategy
2 12 (63.16%) DevOps
3 11 (57.89%) Load Testing
3 11 (57.89%) BDD
3 11 (57.89%) TDD
4 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
4 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
4 10 (52.63%) QA
4 10 (52.63%) WATIR
4 10 (52.63%) Selenium
4 10 (52.63%) C#
4 10 (52.63%) HTTP
4 10 (52.63%) Cucumber
4 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
4 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
4 10 (52.63%) RESTful
4 10 (52.63%) WebDriver
4 10 (52.63%) Open Source
4 10 (52.63%) SpecFlow
4 10 (52.63%) Jasmine
4 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
4 10 (52.63%) Capybara
4 10 (52.63%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (31.58%) Information Security
6 3 (15.79%) Banking
6 3 (15.79%) .NET
6 3 (15.79%) Java
6 3 (15.79%) Risk Management

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Security Testing 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 Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) WATIR
1 10 (52.63%) Selenium
1 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
1 10 (52.63%) WebDriver
1 10 (52.63%) Cucumber
1 10 (52.63%) SpecFlow
1 10 (52.63%) Jasmine
1 10 (52.63%) Capybara
1 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
1 10 (52.63%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (5.26%) gulp
2 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.26%) Grunt
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Information Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Security Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Information Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Test Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Testing Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) RESTful
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) OAuth
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
3 1 (5.26%) Sass
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (63.16%) Test Strategy
1 12 (63.16%) DevOps
2 11 (57.89%) BDD
2 11 (57.89%) TDD
2 11 (57.89%) Load Testing
3 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
3 10 (52.63%) Open Source
3 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
3 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
4 6 (31.58%) Information Security
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.53%) OWASP
6 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) Go
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) COBIT
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Google
1 1 (5.26%) Facebook
1 1 (5.26%) Twitter
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