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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 523 524 474
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -50
Contract jobs citing OWASP 34 15 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.034% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.097% 0.046% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 38
Average daily rate
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£450 £463 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £344 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35083 32902 29513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.54% 74.81% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22853 20351 17832
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1039 1211
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -10.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

OWASP Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 2015. 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
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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 +7 19 £450 -7.69% 10
South East +3 13 £450 +30.90% 5
Yorkshire - 1 £250 - 1
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
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OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 31 (36.47%) CISSP
2 30 (35.29%) PCI DSS
3 29 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (31.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (30.59%) Risk Management
5 26 (30.59%) Linux
6 25 (29.41%) CISM
7 23 (27.06%) CSS
8 22 (25.88%) ITIL
9 21 (24.71%) HTML
9 21 (24.71%) Git (software)
10 19 (22.35%) Penetration Testing
11 18 (21.18%) Ruby
11 18 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (21.18%) CRISC
11 18 (21.18%) PRINCE2
11 18 (21.18%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 17 (20.00%) Change Control
12 17 (20.00%) Jenkins
13 16 (18.82%) Node.js
14 15 (17.65%) TDD
14 15 (17.65%) Information Security
15 14 (16.47%) Java
15 14 (16.47%) Python
15 14 (16.47%) jQuery
16 13 (15.29%) C#
16 13 (15.29%) .NET
16 13 (15.29%) Automated Testing
17 12 (14.12%) MVC

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 16 (18.82%) Node.js
2 8 (9.41%) Tomcat
2 8 (9.41%) CMS
2 8 (9.41%) EPiServer CMS
2 8 (9.41%) Confluence
3 6 (7.06%) Apache
4 5 (5.88%) nginx
5 4 (4.71%) JBoss
6 3 (3.53%) Alfresco
6 3 (3.53%) Mule
7 2 (2.35%) WildFly
8 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.18%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) IaaS
1 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.71%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) VPN
1 8 (9.41%) Firewall
2 5 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (5.88%) HTTP
3 3 (3.53%) Network Security
3 3 (3.53%) DMZ
3 3 (3.53%) Internet
3 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) MongoDB
1 9 (10.59%) NoSQL
1 9 (10.59%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.06%) Redis
3 5 (5.88%) MySQL
4 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.18%) Big Data
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 21 (24.71%) Git (software)
2 17 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (12.94%) Artifactory
4 9 (10.59%) Gerrit
5 8 (9.41%) Gradle
5 8 (9.41%) JIRA
5 8 (9.41%) Maven
6 6 (7.06%) JMeter
6 6 (7.06%) Selenium
7 5 (5.88%) Subversion
8 4 (4.71%) JUnit
8 4 (4.71%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.35%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.35%) Android Studio
10 1 (1.18%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.18%) PhantomJS
10 1 (1.18%) VisualVM
10 1 (1.18%) Ant
General
1 5 (5.88%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.53%) Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (27.06%) Consultant
1 23 (27.06%) Security Consultant
2 22 (25.88%) Developer
3 9 (10.59%) Architect
4 8 (9.41%) Web Developer
4 8 (9.41%) .NET Developer
4 8 (9.41%) .NET Web Developer
5 6 (7.06%) Security Architect
6 5 (5.88%) Application Security Specialist
6 5 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
6 5 (5.88%) Security Specialist
7 4 (4.71%) Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (3.53%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Administrator
8 3 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.53%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.06%) CSS
2 21 (24.71%) HTML
3 14 (16.47%) jQuery
4 13 (15.29%) .NET
5 12 (14.12%) Ruby on Rails
6 11 (12.94%) Web Services
7 10 (11.76%) J2EE
8 9 (10.59%) JSON
8 9 (10.59%) REST
9 8 (9.41%) AngularJS
9 8 (9.41%) NHibernate
10 7 (8.24%) RESTful
10 7 (8.24%) Spring
11 6 (7.06%) XHTML
11 6 (7.06%) LAMP
12 5 (5.88%) Django
12 5 (5.88%) Ajax
12 5 (5.88%) HTML5
12 5 (5.88%) CSS3
12 5 (5.88%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Open Source
2 5 (5.88%) Cryptography
3 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.71%) RMADS
4 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.35%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.35%) Biometrics
4 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.35%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.35%) PKI
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.59%) Linux
2 12 (14.12%) CentOS
3 7 (8.24%) UNIX
4 4 (4.71%) Windows
4 4 (4.71%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.59%) Risk Management
3 22 (25.88%) ITIL
4 19 (22.35%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (21.18%) PRINCE2
5 18 (21.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (20.00%) Change Control
7 15 (17.65%) TDD
7 15 (17.65%) Information Security
8 13 (15.29%) Automated Testing
9 12 (14.12%) MVC
9 12 (14.12%) Scrum
9 12 (14.12%) E-Commerce
10 8 (9.41%) Security Architecture
11 7 (8.24%) DevOps
12 6 (7.06%) Configuration Management
12 6 (7.06%) BDD
13 5 (5.88%) Web Accessibility
13 5 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.18%) Ruby
2 17 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (16.47%) Java
3 14 (16.47%) Python
4 13 (15.29%) C#
5 10 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 8 (9.41%) Perl
7 7 (8.24%) SQL
8 5 (5.88%) Scala
8 5 (5.88%) PHP
9 2 (2.35%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.18%) PHP5
10 1 (1.18%) C
10 1 (1.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (36.47%) CISSP
2 25 (29.41%) CISM
3 18 (21.18%) CRISC
4 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.88%) CEH
6 4 (4.71%) CISA
7 3 (3.53%) GIAC
8 2 (2.35%) ISEB
8 2 (2.35%) ISACA
8 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.35%) Degree
8 2 (2.35%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.18%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.18%) CSSLP
9 1 (1.18%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (35.29%) PCI DSS
2 27 (31.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (5.88%) WAI
4 4 (4.71%) ISO 9000
5 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (2.35%) QA
6 1 (1.18%) BS25999
System Software
1 8 (9.41%) vCloud
2 4 (4.71%) Docker
3 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) Ansible
1 9 (10.59%) Salt
2 8 (9.41%) logstash
3 7 (8.24%) ZABBIX
3 7 (8.24%) Kibana
4 4 (4.71%) HAProxy
4 4 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.71%) Puppet
5 2 (2.35%) Nessus
6 1 (1.18%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (14.12%) Red Hat
2 10 (11.76%) VMware
3 8 (9.41%) Google
3 8 (9.41%) EPiServer
4 6 (7.06%) Oracle
4 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.18%) AppDynamics
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