The table below looks at the statistics for AppScan skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppScan over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational AppScan
Rank 617 - 593
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AppScan 12 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% - 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% - 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Median daily rate £550 - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 - £310
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
AppScan
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7657 6467 6161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.30% 13.09% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5307 4253 4066
Median daily rate £435 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 116 137
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.56 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.62%

AppScan
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing AppScan as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

AppScan Jobs Demand Trend in England

AppScan
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AppScan across the England region.

AppScan Daily Rate Trend in England

AppScan
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AppScan across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

AppScan Daily Rate Histogram in England

AppScan
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppScan within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 8 £550 - 1
South East - 3 - -
North West - 1 £650 - 1
AppScan
UK

AppScan
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing AppScan 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 England region with a requirement for AppScan.

1 10 (76.92%) Java
1 10 (76.92%) Penetration Testing
1 10 (76.92%) Security Testing
2 9 (69.23%) C++
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 8 (61.54%) Veracode
4 7 (53.85%) HP Fortify
4 7 (53.85%) WebInspect
4 7 (53.85%) Information Security
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) Nessus
5 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) Perl
5 5 (38.46%) Metasploit
6 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (30.77%) COBOL
6 4 (30.77%) C
6 4 (30.77%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) Python
6 4 (30.77%) IBM
6 4 (30.77%) CEH
6 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
7 3 (23.08%) Firewall
7 3 (23.08%) CISA
7 3 (23.08%) CISM
7 3 (23.08%) Banking
7 3 (23.08%) UML
7 3 (23.08%) GIAC

AppScan
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) DMZ
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) IPsec
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Metasploit
2 1 (7.69%) Burp Suite
2 1 (7.69%) Fiddler
2 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Security Specialist
2 4 (30.77%) Application Security Specialist
2 4 (30.77%) Applications Specialist
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Security Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 3 (23.08%) IT Security Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) Security Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Security Advisor
4 2 (15.38%) Test Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) C# Architect
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Java Applications Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Java Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
3 2 (15.38%) WCF
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) LAMP
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) SAML
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Kali Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Penetration Testing
1 10 (76.92%) Security Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Information Security
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (23.08%) BPMN
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) UML
5 3 (23.08%) Web Application Development
6 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
6 2 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
6 2 (15.38%) OWASP
6 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
7 1 (7.69%) SDLC
7 1 (7.69%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) Perl
4 4 (30.77%) C
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) COBOL
4 4 (30.77%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.69%) Korn
6 1 (7.69%) PHP
6 1 (7.69%) Scala
6 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CEH
2 3 (23.08%) CISA
2 3 (23.08%) CISM
2 3 (23.08%) CISSP
2 3 (23.08%) CRISC
2 3 (23.08%) GIAC
3 1 (7.69%) CREST Certified
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) SANS
3 1 (7.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) HP Fortify
1 7 (53.85%) WebInspect
2 5 (38.46%) Nessus
3 1 (7.69%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Veracode
2 4 (30.77%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Qualys
3 1 (7.69%) Sybase