The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
UK / England
Rank 472 533 561
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +28
Contract jobs citing OWASP 100 83 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.18% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.21% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 45 14
Median daily rate £469 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £335 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34602 38841 37850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.71% 82.81% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23058 25722 24344
Median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 885 1058 1021
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £12.82 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £56.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OWASP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in England

OWASP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OWASP Daily Rate Trend in England

OWASP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

OWASP Daily Rate Histogram in England

OWASP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OWASP across the England region.

OWASP Hourly Rate Trend in England

OWASP
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 OWASP within the England region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
South East +35 29 £425 +6.25% 7
London +10 28 £550 +22.22% 17
Yorkshire +23 9 £420 +37.70% 1
North East -20 9 £450 +9.75% 1
North West -2 8 £525 +23.52% 1
South West +12 7 £450 -19.64% 3
East of England -1 5 - - 1
West Midlands +6 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £275 -
OWASP
UK

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 115 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (35.98%) HTML
3 85 (35.56%) CSS
4 84 (35.15%) C#
5 82 (34.31%) Java
6 74 (30.96%) Scrum
7 71 (29.71%) Ajax
7 71 (29.71%) Git (software)
8 67 (28.03%) Continuous Integration
8 67 (28.03%) REST
8 67 (28.03%) Jenkins
9 64 (26.78%) MVC
10 61 (25.52%) Linux
11 59 (24.69%) Python
11 59 (24.69%) Spring
12 58 (24.27%) Penetration Testing
13 57 (23.85%) Ruby
14 56 (23.43%) Open Source
14 56 (23.43%) HTML5
15 51 (21.34%) RESTful
15 51 (21.34%) JavaScript
15 51 (21.34%) .NET
16 50 (20.92%) JSON
17 48 (20.08%) Subversion
17 48 (20.08%) Scala
18 47 (19.67%) Confluence
18 47 (19.67%) Responsive Web Design
18 47 (19.67%) JIRA
19 46 (19.25%) Automated Testing
19 46 (19.25%) Django

OWASP
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 47 (19.67%) Confluence
2 27 (11.30%) IIS
3 15 (6.28%) CMS
4 12 (5.02%) Apache
5 8 (3.35%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.93%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (2.51%) JBoss
7 6 (2.51%) nginx
8 5 (2.09%) MS Exchange
8 5 (2.09%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (2.09%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.67%) ATG Dynamo
9 4 (1.67%) Drupal
10 3 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.26%) Mule ESB
10 3 (1.26%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.84%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.35%) Boomi
3 8 (3.35%) IaaS
4 7 (2.93%) PaaS
5 6 (2.51%) GitHub
6 4 (1.67%) SaaS
7 2 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.42%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 43 (17.99%) HTTP
2 19 (7.95%) Firewall
3 18 (7.53%) Internet
4 13 (5.44%) Network Security
4 13 (5.44%) SSL
5 9 (3.77%) SSH
6 6 (2.51%) Wireshark
7 5 (2.09%) FTP
7 5 (2.09%) IPsec
7 5 (2.09%) Kerberos
7 5 (2.09%) SMTP
7 5 (2.09%) VPN
7 5 (2.09%) Wireless
8 4 (1.67%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (1.26%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.84%) DMZ
10 2 (0.84%) LDAP
11 1 (0.42%) DHCP
11 1 (0.42%) DNS
11 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.83%) Relational Database
2 40 (16.74%) SQL Server
3 24 (10.04%) MongoDB
4 21 (8.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (7.95%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (7.11%) MySQL
7 13 (5.44%) NoSQL
8 12 (5.02%) Oracle Database
9 9 (3.77%) Redis
10 8 (3.35%) MS Access
10 8 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (2.09%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (2.09%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (1.26%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
15 1 (0.42%) CouchDB
15 1 (0.42%) GIS
Development Applications
1 71 (29.71%) Git (software)
2 67 (28.03%) Jenkins
3 48 (20.08%) Subversion
4 47 (19.67%) JIRA
5 37 (15.48%) JUnit
6 30 (12.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (9.62%) Selenium
8 16 (6.69%) Burp Suite
9 14 (5.86%) JMeter
10 10 (4.18%) Cucumber
11 7 (2.93%) Visual Studio
11 7 (2.93%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (2.51%) SonarQube
12 6 (2.51%) WebDriver
13 5 (2.09%) Artifactory
13 5 (2.09%) Gerrit
13 5 (2.09%) Metasploit
13 5 (2.09%) Moq
13 5 (2.09%) MSTest
13 5 (2.09%) webpack
General
1 29 (12.13%) Finance
2 6 (2.51%) Marketing
3 4 (1.67%) Back Office
3 4 (1.67%) Banking
3 4 (1.67%) Publishing
3 4 (1.67%) Retail
3 4 (1.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.26%) Law
5 2 (0.84%) Games
5 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.42%) Electronics
6 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (42.26%) Developer
2 37 (15.48%) .NET Developer
3 35 (14.64%) Architect
4 31 (12.97%) Java Developer
5 29 (12.13%) Consultant
6 23 (9.62%) Security Architect
6 23 (9.62%) Security Consultant
7 22 (9.21%) Scala Developer
8 20 (8.37%) Tester
9 15 (6.28%) Applications Consultant
10 14 (5.86%) Analyst
10 14 (5.86%) Penetration Tester
11 11 (4.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 11 (4.60%) Java Scala Developer
12 10 (4.18%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (3.77%) Microsoft Developer
14 8 (3.35%) Access Developer
15 7 (2.93%) Security Analyst
15 7 (2.93%) Security Management Consultant
16 6 (2.51%) Vulnerability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (35.98%) HTML
2 85 (35.56%) CSS
3 71 (29.71%) Ajax
4 67 (28.03%) REST
5 59 (24.69%) Spring
6 56 (23.43%) HTML5
7 51 (21.34%) .NET
7 51 (21.34%) RESTful
8 50 (20.92%) JSON
9 46 (19.25%) Django
10 45 (18.83%) CSS3
11 44 (18.41%) Web Services
12 43 (17.99%) Play Framework
13 41 (17.15%) Ruby on Rails
14 39 (16.32%) Guice
15 37 (15.48%) ASP.NET
16 31 (12.97%) Spring MVC
17 30 (12.55%) XML
18 27 (11.30%) LINQ
18 27 (11.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.21%) N-Tier
2 19 (7.95%) Data Centre
2 19 (7.95%) User Experience
3 10 (4.18%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.93%) PKI
6 6 (2.51%) Cyber Defence
7 5 (2.09%) CESG
7 5 (2.09%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.09%) W3C
8 4 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.26%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.84%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (0.84%) Cybercrime
10 2 (0.84%) Fintech
10 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.42%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.42%) BYOD
11 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (25.52%) Linux
2 23 (9.62%) Windows
3 14 (5.86%) Unix
4 6 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.09%) Windows Vista
6 4 (1.67%) Android
6 4 (1.67%) CentOS
7 3 (1.26%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.42%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (30.96%) Scrum
3 67 (28.03%) Continuous Integration
4 64 (26.78%) MVC
5 58 (24.27%) Penetration Testing
6 56 (23.43%) Open Source
7 47 (19.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 46 (19.25%) Automated Testing
9 42 (17.57%) Web Design
10 40 (16.74%) Configuration Management
11 39 (16.32%) Secure Coding
12 34 (14.23%) Web Development
13 32 (13.39%) TDD
14 31 (12.97%) Information Security
15 26 (10.88%) OOP
16 25 (10.46%) Security Testing
17 22 (9.21%) DevOps
18 20 (8.37%) Cybersecurity
18 20 (8.37%) Security Architecture
19 19 (7.95%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 84 (35.15%) C#
2 82 (34.31%) Java
3 59 (24.69%) Python
4 57 (23.85%) Ruby
5 51 (21.34%) JavaScript
6 48 (20.08%) Scala
7 43 (17.99%) SQL
8 22 (9.21%) VB.NET
9 8 (3.35%) PHP
9 8 (3.35%) VBA
10 6 (2.51%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.51%) Perl
11 5 (2.09%) ES6
11 5 (2.09%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.09%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.09%) VB
12 4 (1.67%) C++
12 4 (1.67%) F#
13 3 (1.26%) C
13 3 (1.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (14.64%) CISSP
2 23 (9.62%) SANS
3 20 (8.37%) Security Cleared
4 14 (5.86%) GIAC
5 11 (4.60%) SC Cleared
6 10 (4.18%) CREST Certified
7 9 (3.77%) Degree
8 8 (3.35%) CISM
9 7 (2.93%) CEH
10 6 (2.51%) CLAS
11 5 (2.09%) CESG Certified Professional
11 5 (2.09%) CHECK Team Member
11 5 (2.09%) CISA
11 5 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (2.09%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (1.67%) ISEB
12 4 (1.67%) ISSAP
12 4 (1.67%) OSCP
13 3 (1.26%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.04%) PCI DSS
2 15 (6.28%) QA
3 12 (5.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.93%) WAI
4 7 (2.93%) WCAG
5 5 (2.09%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 3 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (1.26%) RMADS
6 3 (1.26%) SDET
7 2 (0.84%) COBIT
7 2 (0.84%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.42%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.42%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.42%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.42%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (6.28%) Docker
2 12 (5.02%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.09%) LXC
3 5 (2.09%) Sendmail
3 5 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.26%) vCloud
6 2 (0.84%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 12 (5.02%) Ansible
2 11 (4.60%) HP Fortify
3 9 (3.77%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 9 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (3.35%) logstash
4 8 (3.35%) Nmap
5 7 (2.93%) Puppet
6 6 (2.51%) Kibana
7 5 (2.09%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.67%) HAProxy
9 3 (1.26%) Rundeck
9 3 (1.26%) Salt
9 3 (1.26%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.84%) Graphite
10 2 (0.84%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.84%) Nagios
10 2 (0.84%) Terraform
11 1 (0.42%) CSIRT
11 1 (0.42%) Grafana
11 1 (0.42%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 44 (18.41%) Google
2 23 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.37%) Oracle
4 10 (4.18%) HP
5 8 (3.35%) Dell
6 7 (2.93%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.93%) Sitecore
6 7 (2.93%) VMware
7 5 (2.09%) CA
7 5 (2.09%) Citrix
7 5 (2.09%) Splunk
8 4 (1.67%) ATG
8 4 (1.67%) Black Duck
8 4 (1.67%) SAP
8 4 (1.67%) Sonatype
8 4 (1.67%) Veracode
9 2 (0.84%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.42%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.42%) Pega
10 1 (0.42%) Qualys
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