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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 464 536 565
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +29
Contract jobs citing OWASP 161 75 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.15% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.19% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 44 9
Median daily rate £500 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £378 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
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
41108 39802 37510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.14% 79.38% 78.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27552 25663 24073
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1132 1135
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.69 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% +1.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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
South East +44 64 £475 +11.76% 1
London +5 60 £525 +20.00% 11
North West +4 10 £451 -5.15% 7
South West +1 9 £590 - 1
East Midlands - 6 £615 - 1
Yorkshire +15 5 £400 -27.27% 3
North East - 4 £350 -
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OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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.

1 155 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (41.57%) Java
3 94 (36.86%) Continuous Integration
4 90 (35.29%) Open Source
5 89 (34.90%) C#
6 85 (33.33%) Linux
7 83 (32.55%) HTML
8 82 (32.16%) CSS
9 81 (31.76%) Scrum
10 78 (30.59%) Python
10 78 (30.59%) Jenkins
11 75 (29.41%) Ruby
12 72 (28.24%) Git (software)
13 71 (27.84%) HTML5
13 71 (27.84%) REST
14 70 (27.45%) Subversion
15 69 (27.06%) JSON
16 68 (26.67%) Spring
16 68 (26.67%) HTTP
16 68 (26.67%) CSS3
17 66 (25.88%) JIRA
18 64 (25.10%) JUnit
19 62 (24.31%) Google
19 62 (24.31%) Penetration Testing
19 62 (24.31%) Automated Testing
20 59 (23.14%) Ruby on Rails
21 58 (22.75%) Confluence
22 56 (21.96%) Django
22 56 (21.96%) MVC
23 55 (21.57%) Ajax

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 58 (22.75%) Confluence
2 19 (7.45%) SharePoint
3 14 (5.49%) CMS
3 14 (5.49%) MS Exchange
4 12 (4.71%) Apache
4 12 (4.71%) Sitecore CMS
4 12 (4.71%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.14%) JBoss
5 8 (3.14%) nginx
6 7 (2.75%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.35%) Mule ESB
8 5 (1.96%) IIS
9 4 (1.57%) Node.js
9 4 (1.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (1.18%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.18%) WordPress
11 2 (0.78%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.78%) Drupal
11 2 (0.78%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.78%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 43 (16.86%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.75%) GitHub
4 6 (2.35%) Amazon S3
4 6 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (2.35%) IaaS
4 6 (2.35%) SaaS
5 5 (1.96%) PaaS
6 2 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.39%) Force.com
7 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.39%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 68 (26.67%) HTTP
2 32 (12.55%) Internet
3 30 (11.76%) Firewall
4 20 (7.84%) SSL
5 17 (6.67%) SSH
6 16 (6.27%) FTP
7 14 (5.49%) IPsec
7 14 (5.49%) Network Security
7 14 (5.49%) SMTP
7 14 (5.49%) Wireless
8 10 (3.92%) VPN
9 7 (2.75%) DMZ
9 7 (2.75%) LAN
10 6 (2.35%) Reverse Proxy
11 5 (1.96%) WAN
12 2 (0.78%) DHCP
12 2 (0.78%) DNS
12 2 (0.78%) NAS
12 2 (0.78%) SAN
13 1 (0.39%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.90%) Relational Database
2 31 (12.16%) SQL Server
3 19 (7.45%) MySQL
4 17 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (4.71%) NoSQL
5 12 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (3.92%) MongoDB
7 9 (3.53%) Redis
8 5 (1.96%) DB2
8 5 (1.96%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 78 (30.59%) Jenkins
2 72 (28.24%) Git (software)
3 70 (27.45%) Subversion
4 66 (25.88%) JIRA
5 64 (25.10%) JUnit
6 13 (5.10%) Selenium
6 13 (5.10%) SpecFlow
7 11 (4.31%) JMeter
8 10 (3.92%) Cucumber
9 8 (3.14%) Artifactory
9 8 (3.14%) TeamCity
10 7 (2.75%) SonarQube
10 7 (2.75%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (2.35%) Burp Suite
11 6 (2.35%) CruiseControl
11 6 (2.35%) Gerrit
11 6 (2.35%) Mercurial
11 6 (2.35%) WebDriver
12 5 (1.96%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.57%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (9.80%) Finance
2 16 (6.27%) Law
3 7 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.18%) Publishing
4 3 (1.18%) Retail
5 2 (0.78%) Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Games
6 1 (0.39%) Legal
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.39%) Military
6 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 94 (36.86%) Developer
2 42 (16.47%) Architect
3 36 (14.12%) Java Developer
3 36 (14.12%) Scala Developer
4 26 (10.20%) Analyst
4 26 (10.20%) Tester
5 24 (9.41%) Security Analyst
6 23 (9.02%) Consultant
7 20 (7.84%) Security Architect
8 19 (7.45%) Java Scala Developer
9 18 (7.06%) C# Developer
9 18 (7.06%) Lead Developer
9 18 (7.06%) Security Consultant
10 15 (5.88%) Penetration Tester
10 15 (5.88%) Software Developer
11 13 (5.10%) Agile Developer
11 13 (5.10%) Security Tester
12 12 (4.71%) Application Security Analyst
13 10 (3.92%) Ethical Hacker
13 10 (3.92%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (32.55%) HTML
2 82 (32.16%) CSS
3 71 (27.84%) HTML5
3 71 (27.84%) REST
4 69 (27.06%) JSON
5 68 (26.67%) CSS3
5 68 (26.67%) Spring
6 59 (23.14%) Ruby on Rails
7 56 (21.96%) Django
8 55 (21.57%) Ajax
8 55 (21.57%) Guice
8 55 (21.57%) Play Framework
9 52 (20.39%) RESTful
10 51 (20.00%) .NET
11 42 (16.47%) Spring MVC
12 22 (8.63%) Web Services
13 21 (8.24%) AngularJS
14 17 (6.67%) XML
15 15 (5.88%) LAMP
16 14 (5.49%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.20%) CESG
2 20 (7.84%) User Experience
3 18 (7.06%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (6.27%) PKI
5 15 (5.88%) Client/Server
6 14 (5.49%) Cryptography
7 12 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (4.31%) Computer Science
8 11 (4.31%) Public Cloud
9 8 (3.14%) Management Information System
10 6 (2.35%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.96%) Social Media
11 5 (1.96%) W3C
12 4 (1.57%) Internet of Things
13 3 (1.18%) Algorithms
13 3 (1.18%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
14 2 (0.78%) Learning Management System
14 2 (0.78%) NHS
15 1 (0.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 85 (33.33%) Linux
2 32 (12.55%) Unix
3 30 (11.76%) Windows
4 14 (5.49%) Windows Vista
5 9 (3.53%) Ubuntu
6 7 (2.75%) CentOS
7 6 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.35%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.57%) Android
8 4 (1.57%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.18%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.78%) Debian
10 2 (0.78%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (36.86%) Continuous Integration
3 90 (35.29%) Open Source
4 81 (31.76%) Scrum
5 62 (24.31%) Automated Testing
5 62 (24.31%) Penetration Testing
6 56 (21.96%) MVC
7 53 (20.78%) Web Design
8 48 (18.82%) Responsive Web Design
9 45 (17.65%) Configuration Management
9 45 (17.65%) Web Development
10 39 (15.29%) Cybersecurity
10 39 (15.29%) Information Security
11 32 (12.55%) Ethical Hacking
12 30 (11.76%) Security Architecture
12 30 (11.76%) Security Testing
13 27 (10.59%) BDD
14 25 (9.80%) Mentoring
15 24 (9.41%) Data Protection
15 24 (9.41%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 106 (41.57%) Java
2 89 (34.90%) C#
3 78 (30.59%) Python
4 75 (29.41%) Ruby
5 53 (20.78%) Scala
6 46 (18.04%) SQL
7 37 (14.51%) JavaScript
8 24 (9.41%) PHP
9 18 (7.06%) PowerShell
10 12 (4.71%) FQL
10 12 (4.71%) Perl
10 12 (4.71%) VB
11 11 (4.31%) C++
12 9 (3.53%) Bash Shell
13 8 (3.14%) C
14 6 (2.35%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.96%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.57%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.78%) Go
17 2 (0.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 48 (18.82%) CISSP
2 31 (12.16%) Security Cleared
3 21 (8.24%) CEH
4 20 (7.84%) SC Cleared
5 18 (7.06%) SANS
6 17 (6.67%) CREST Certified
7 16 (6.27%) Degree
8 13 (5.10%) CESG Certified Professional
9 10 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (3.53%) DV Cleared
11 8 (3.14%) CISM
11 8 (3.14%) ISSAP
11 8 (3.14%) OSCP
12 7 (2.75%) CISA
12 7 (2.75%) CISMP
13 5 (1.96%) GIAC
14 4 (1.57%) GWAPT
14 4 (1.57%) OSCE
15 3 (1.18%) ISTQB
15 3 (1.18%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (7.06%) WCAG
3 14 (5.49%) PCI DSS
4 11 (4.31%) QA
5 8 (3.14%) RMADS
6 7 (2.75%) COBIT
6 7 (2.75%) WAI
7 6 (2.35%) GPG13
8 5 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (10.59%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.49%) Sendmail
3 8 (3.14%) Docker
4 7 (2.75%) vCloud
5 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.78%) vSphere
5 2 (0.78%) Xen
5 2 (0.78%) XenServer
6 1 (0.39%) LXC
Systems Management
1 12 (4.71%) Ansible
2 9 (3.53%) Salt
3 7 (2.75%) Puppet
3 7 (2.75%) Rundeck
4 6 (2.35%) HAProxy
4 6 (2.35%) Kibana
4 6 (2.35%) logstash
4 6 (2.35%) OpenAM
4 6 (2.35%) ZABBIX
5 5 (1.96%) Nessus
5 5 (1.96%) Nmap
6 4 (1.57%) HP Fortify
6 4 (1.57%) OpenVAS
6 4 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.18%) WebInspect
8 2 (0.78%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.78%) Terraform
8 2 (0.78%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 62 (24.31%) Google
2 36 (14.12%) Oracle
3 34 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 16 (6.27%) Sitecore
5 14 (5.49%) Citrix
6 12 (4.71%) ServiceNow
7 11 (4.31%) EPiServer
8 10 (3.92%) Red Hat
9 9 (3.53%) VMware
10 7 (2.75%) Black Duck
10 7 (2.75%) Sonatype
10 7 (2.75%) Veracode
11 5 (1.96%) Capita
11 5 (1.96%) F5
11 5 (1.96%) ForgeRock
11 5 (1.96%) HP
11 5 (1.96%) Pega
11 5 (1.96%) Qualys
12 2 (0.78%) CA
12 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
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