The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 519 563 561
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -2
Contract jobs citing OWASP 77 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.064% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.082% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 13 9
Average daily rate £423 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £410 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £570 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £410 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.04% +3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OWASP
UK

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
38418 36663 34938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.41% 77.86% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25454 23704 21566
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 997 1101
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OWASP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 20 £450 - 14
North West - 20 £425 - 1
North East - 11 £410 - 1
South East +12 9 £465 -4.61% 5
Yorkshire - 7 £305 - 2
South West - 6 £550 - 2
East of England - 3 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
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OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 69 (43.95%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (33.12%) Penetration Testing
3 46 (29.30%) HTML
3 46 (29.30%) CSS
4 39 (24.84%) Information Security
5 38 (24.20%) Java
6 37 (23.57%) JavaScript
7 36 (22.93%) Linux
8 34 (21.66%) BDD
9 30 (19.11%) HTML5
10 29 (18.47%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (17.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 27 (17.20%) Jenkins
13 26 (16.56%) Web Services
13 26 (16.56%) Microsoft
13 26 (16.56%) Scrum
14 25 (15.92%) Firewall
14 25 (15.92%) E-Commerce
14 25 (15.92%) C#
14 25 (15.92%) Security Cleared
15 24 (15.29%) CISSP
16 23 (14.65%) SQL
16 23 (14.65%) Oracle
16 23 (14.65%) CSS3
16 23 (14.65%) CREST Certified
17 22 (14.01%) Cybersecurity
17 22 (14.01%) AngularJS
17 22 (14.01%) Git (software)
18 21 (13.38%) Security Architecture
18 21 (13.38%) SDLC

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 17 (10.83%) CMS
2 13 (8.28%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (7.01%) Confluence
4 9 (5.73%) MS Exchange
4 9 (5.73%) Tomcat
5 8 (5.10%) Mule ESB
6 7 (4.46%) Alfresco
6 7 (4.46%) Node.js
7 6 (3.82%) Mule
7 6 (3.82%) WildFly
8 5 (3.18%) Apache
8 5 (3.18%) IIS
8 5 (3.18%) JBoss
8 5 (3.18%) nginx
9 4 (2.55%) Drupal
10 3 (1.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.91%) WordPress
11 2 (1.27%) Joomla!
Applications
1 8 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.91%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.91%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.10%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.91%) GitHub
4 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.64%) IaaS
5 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.92%) Firewall
2 16 (10.19%) Internet
3 8 (5.10%) VPN
4 6 (3.82%) HTTP
5 5 (3.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (3.18%) FTP
5 5 (3.18%) IPsec
5 5 (3.18%) Network Security
5 5 (3.18%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (3.18%) SMTP
5 5 (3.18%) SSH
6 4 (2.55%) DNS
6 4 (2.55%) WAN
7 2 (1.27%) DMZ
7 2 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (1.27%) LAN
7 2 (1.27%) NAS
7 2 (1.27%) SAN
7 2 (1.27%) SNMP
8 1 (0.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.74%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (7.01%) MySQL
3 10 (6.37%) MongoDB
3 10 (6.37%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.82%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.18%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.27%) Redis
7 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (17.20%) Jenkins
2 22 (14.01%) Git (software)
3 21 (13.38%) Selenium
4 20 (12.74%) JIRA
5 19 (12.10%) JMeter
6 18 (11.46%) Gerrit
7 15 (9.55%) SpecFlow
8 12 (7.64%) SonarQube
9 10 (6.37%) Artifactory
9 10 (6.37%) Subversion
10 9 (5.73%) Cucumber
11 8 (5.10%) WebDriver
12 7 (4.46%) Gradle
12 7 (4.46%) Maven
13 6 (3.82%) Gitweb
14 5 (3.18%) JUnit
14 5 (3.18%) SoapUI
15 4 (2.55%) Mercurial
16 3 (1.91%) Jasmine
16 3 (1.91%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (9.55%) Finance
2 7 (4.46%) Retail
3 6 (3.82%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.91%) Law
5 2 (1.27%) Banking
5 2 (1.27%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Games
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
6 1 (0.64%) Military
6 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (33.12%) Developer
2 26 (16.56%) Analyst
3 20 (12.74%) Tester
4 19 (12.10%) Security Analyst
5 17 (10.83%) Consultant
6 15 (9.55%) Architect
7 14 (8.92%) Security Architect
8 13 (8.28%) Web Developer
9 12 (7.64%) Security Consultant
10 11 (7.01%) Agile Developer
10 11 (7.01%) Java Developer
10 11 (7.01%) Penetration Tester
11 10 (6.37%) Security Specialist
12 9 (5.73%) .NET Developer
13 8 (5.10%) Applications Developer
13 8 (5.10%) C# Developer
13 8 (5.10%) Lead Tester
13 8 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (5.10%) Test Analyst
13 8 (5.10%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (29.30%) CSS
1 46 (29.30%) HTML
2 30 (19.11%) HTML5
3 26 (16.56%) Web Services
4 23 (14.65%) CSS3
5 22 (14.01%) AngularJS
6 21 (13.38%) .NET
7 13 (8.28%) .NET Framework
7 13 (8.28%) RESTful
8 10 (6.37%) Spring
9 9 (5.73%) jQuery
9 9 (5.73%) LAMP
9 9 (5.73%) REST
10 8 (5.10%) J2EE
11 7 (4.46%) XML
12 6 (3.82%) Hibernate
12 6 (3.82%) JSON
12 6 (3.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (3.18%) Ajax
13 5 (3.18%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.19%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (7.64%) CESG
3 8 (5.10%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.10%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.46%) Internet of Things
5 6 (3.82%) Statistics
5 6 (3.82%) User Experience
6 5 (3.18%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.18%) Cryptography
6 5 (3.18%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.55%) W3C
8 3 (1.91%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.91%) PKI
8 3 (1.91%) Social Media
9 2 (1.27%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (1.27%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.27%) NHS
10 1 (0.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.93%) Linux
2 15 (9.55%) Windows
3 13 (8.28%) Unix
4 8 (5.10%) CentOS
5 5 (3.18%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.18%) Windows Vista
6 4 (2.55%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.91%) zOS
8 2 (1.27%) Debian
8 2 (1.27%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (43.95%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (33.12%) Penetration Testing
3 39 (24.84%) Information Security
4 34 (21.66%) BDD
5 29 (18.47%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (17.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 26 (16.56%) Scrum
8 25 (15.92%) E-Commerce
9 22 (14.01%) Cybersecurity
10 21 (13.38%) SDLC
10 21 (13.38%) Security Architecture
11 20 (12.74%) TDD
12 17 (10.83%) MVC
12 17 (10.83%) Security Testing
13 16 (10.19%) Requirements Analysis
13 16 (10.19%) Test Automation
14 15 (9.55%) Web Development
15 14 (8.92%) Open Source
15 14 (8.92%) Secure Coding
16 13 (8.28%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (24.20%) Java
2 37 (23.57%) JavaScript
3 25 (15.92%) C#
4 23 (14.65%) SQL
5 17 (10.83%) PHP
5 17 (10.83%) Ruby
6 14 (8.92%) Python
7 9 (5.73%) Bash Shell
8 8 (5.10%) C
9 6 (3.82%) Perl
10 4 (2.55%) Scala
11 3 (1.91%) C++
11 3 (1.91%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.64%) PHP 4
13 1 (0.64%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (15.92%) Security Cleared
2 24 (15.29%) CISSP
3 23 (14.65%) CREST Certified
4 17 (10.83%) CEH
5 13 (8.28%) SC Cleared
6 11 (7.01%) OSCP
7 10 (6.37%) SANS
8 9 (5.73%) CISM
9 8 (5.10%) Degree
9 8 (5.10%) DV Cleared
10 7 (4.46%) GWAPT
10 7 (4.46%) ISEB
10 7 (4.46%) ISTQB
10 7 (4.46%) OSCE
11 6 (3.82%) GIAC
12 3 (1.91%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (1.91%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (1.91%) CISA
12 3 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (1.27%) Cyber Scheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (12.10%) PCI DSS
2 19 (12.10%) WCAG
3 8 (5.10%) QA
4 7 (4.46%) COBIT
5 6 (3.82%) GPG13
5 6 (3.82%) WAI
6 3 (1.91%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (1.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.64%) RMADS
System Software
1 10 (6.37%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.46%) vCloud
3 5 (3.18%) Sendmail
4 3 (1.91%) Docker
5 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.64%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (5.73%) Ansible
2 8 (5.10%) Rundeck
2 8 (5.10%) Salt
3 7 (4.46%) Kibana
3 7 (4.46%) logstash
4 6 (3.82%) Nessus
5 5 (3.18%) ZABBIX
6 4 (2.55%) Puppet
7 3 (1.91%) HP Fortify
7 3 (1.91%) Nmap
7 3 (1.91%) OpenVAS
7 3 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.27%) CFEngine
8 2 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.64%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.64%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.64%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 26 (16.56%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.65%) Oracle
3 13 (8.28%) EPiServer
3 13 (8.28%) Sitecore
4 9 (5.73%) VMware
4 9 (5.73%) WorldPay
5 8 (5.10%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.82%) Twitter
7 5 (3.18%) ATG
7 5 (3.18%) Capita
7 5 (3.18%) Citrix
7 5 (3.18%) F5
7 5 (3.18%) Google
7 5 (3.18%) HP
7 5 (3.18%) Qualys
8 4 (2.55%) hybris
9 3 (1.91%) Black Duck
9 3 (1.91%) Cisco
9 3 (1.91%) Sonatype
9 3 (1.91%) Veracode
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