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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 532 557 501
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -56
Contract jobs citing OWASP 48 19 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.037% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.049% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 38
Average daily rate
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£438 £488 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £334 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £725 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £434 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.78% +23.92%
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
38718 38644 32529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.48% 75.21% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24517 24337 19918
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1106 1127 1038
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.24 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +18 21 £450 -34.54% 17
South East -4 18 £400 +31.14% 5
East of England +22 5 £388 -18.42% 2
West Midlands - 3 £550 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
South West - - - - 8
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OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.10%) Web Services
2 26 (32.10%) CISSP
3 25 (30.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (30.86%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (29.63%) Jenkins
4 24 (29.63%) Scrum
4 24 (29.63%) Linux
5 22 (27.16%) Java
5 22 (27.16%) PCI DSS
6 21 (25.93%) CISM
7 20 (24.69%) SonarQube
8 19 (23.46%) Risk Management
8 19 (23.46%) PRINCE2
8 19 (23.46%) CRISC
9 18 (22.22%) Change Control
9 18 (22.22%) Bash Shell
9 18 (22.22%) Artifactory
9 18 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 18 (22.22%) Python
9 18 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (20.99%) ITIL
10 17 (20.99%) Penetration Testing
11 16 (19.75%) Ruby
11 16 (19.75%) RESTful
11 16 (19.75%) CentOS
11 16 (19.75%) Red Hat
11 16 (19.75%) Ansible
12 15 (18.52%) Salt
12 15 (18.52%) J2EE

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (16.05%) Mule ESB
2 11 (13.58%) Node.js
2 11 (13.58%) Apache
2 11 (13.58%) Tomcat
3 10 (12.35%) nginx
3 10 (12.35%) Confluence
4 7 (8.64%) JBoss
5 5 (6.17%) Alfresco
5 5 (6.17%) Mule
5 5 (6.17%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.70%) WildFly
7 2 (2.47%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.23%) CMS
8 1 (1.23%) Drupal
8 1 (1.23%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.05%) Firewall
2 10 (12.35%) VPN
3 9 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
4 6 (7.41%) DMZ
5 4 (4.94%) HTTP
6 3 (3.70%) Network Security
6 3 (3.70%) Internet
7 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.52%) NoSQL
1 15 (18.52%) MongoDB
2 14 (17.28%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (13.58%) MySQL
4 10 (12.35%) Redis
5 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.23%) Big Data
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 24 (29.63%) Jenkins
2 20 (24.69%) SonarQube
3 18 (22.22%) Artifactory
3 18 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 14 (17.28%) Gerrit
4 14 (17.28%) Maven
5 11 (13.58%) Gradle
6 10 (12.35%) JIRA
7 9 (11.11%) Selenium
8 8 (9.88%) JMeter
9 7 (8.64%) Mercurial
10 6 (7.41%) Cucumber
11 5 (6.17%) Subversion
11 5 (6.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (4.94%) JUnit
13 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
13 2 (2.47%) Android Studio
14 1 (1.23%) Appium
14 1 (1.23%) Calabash
14 1 (1.23%) PhantomJS
General
1 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.47%) Banking
2 2 (2.47%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Automotive
3 1 (1.23%) Legal
3 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Consultant
1 25 (30.86%) Security Consultant
2 14 (17.28%) Architect
2 14 (17.28%) Developer
3 7 (8.64%) Java Developer
4 6 (7.41%) Security Architect
4 6 (7.41%) Tester
5 4 (4.94%) Penetration Tester
5 4 (4.94%) Java Architect
5 4 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (3.70%) Administrator
6 3 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.47%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.47%) Analyst
7 2 (2.47%) Systems Tester
7 2 (2.47%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (2.47%) Security Specialist
7 2 (2.47%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.10%) Web Services
2 16 (19.75%) RESTful
3 15 (18.52%) J2EE
4 14 (17.28%) Spring
5 11 (13.58%) LAMP
5 11 (13.58%) jQuery
5 11 (13.58%) REST
6 10 (12.35%) JSON
6 10 (12.35%) Hibernate
6 10 (12.35%) CSS
7 8 (9.88%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (8.64%) SOAP
8 7 (8.64%) HTML
8 7 (8.64%) Java EE
9 6 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (7.41%) .NET
9 6 (7.41%) XML
9 6 (7.41%) HTML5
9 6 (7.41%) CSS3
10 5 (6.17%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Open Source
2 6 (7.41%) Cryptography
3 5 (6.17%) Clustering
4 3 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.47%) User Experience
5 2 (2.47%) Biometrics
5 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.47%) PKI
5 2 (2.47%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.63%) Linux
2 16 (19.75%) CentOS
3 7 (8.64%) Ubuntu
4 6 (7.41%) UNIX
5 3 (3.70%) Windows
5 3 (3.70%) Android
5 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.86%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (29.63%) Scrum
4 19 (23.46%) PRINCE2
4 19 (23.46%) Risk Management
5 18 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (22.22%) Change Control
6 17 (20.99%) Penetration Testing
6 17 (20.99%) ITIL
7 14 (17.28%) DevOps
8 10 (12.35%) BDD
8 10 (12.35%) TDD
9 8 (9.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (7.41%) Cyber Security
10 6 (7.41%) Information Security
11 5 (6.17%) Web Design
11 5 (6.17%) Automated Testing
11 5 (6.17%) Web Development
11 5 (6.17%) OO
11 5 (6.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.16%) Java
2 18 (22.22%) Python
2 18 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 16 (19.75%) Ruby
4 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.05%) Perl
5 10 (12.35%) PHP
6 6 (7.41%) C#
7 5 (6.17%) Scala
8 2 (2.47%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.47%) SQL
9 1 (1.23%) C++
9 1 (1.23%) C
9 1 (1.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 26 (32.10%) CISSP
2 21 (25.93%) CISM
3 19 (23.46%) CRISC
4 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.94%) GIAC
5 4 (4.94%) Degree
5 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.70%) CEH
7 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.47%) ISEB
8 1 (1.23%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (30.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (27.16%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.94%) QA
4 1 (1.23%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (14.81%) vCloud
2 10 (12.35%) Docker
3 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (19.75%) Ansible
2 15 (18.52%) Salt
3 13 (16.05%) logstash
4 12 (14.81%) Kibana
5 11 (13.58%) ZABBIX
6 10 (12.35%) Puppet
6 10 (12.35%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (9.88%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.47%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.47%) MOM
9 1 (1.23%) Nagios
9 1 (1.23%) collectd
Vendors
1 16 (19.75%) Red Hat
2 14 (17.28%) VMware
3 12 (14.81%) Google
4 5 (6.17%) Atlassian
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle
4 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.23%) HP
5 1 (1.23%) IBM
5 1 (1.23%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (1.23%) F5
5 1 (1.23%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.23%) KANA
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