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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 527 540 517
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Contract jobs citing OWASP 68 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.061% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.079% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 18 22
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£450 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £343 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £548 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £448 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +19.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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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
40103 37736 35030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.83% 76.45% 75.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26527 23757 21722
Average daily rate £423 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1093 1022
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.79 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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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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 +25 40 £450 +2.85% 5
South East +2 15 £450 +28.57% 9
South West -16 4 £369 -21.85% 5
North East - 3 £415 -
North West - 3 £475 - 6
Yorkshire - 2 £550 - 2
East of England 0 1 - - 4
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OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 42 (34.43%) Linux
2 41 (33.61%) Java
3 39 (31.97%) Scrum
4 37 (30.33%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (28.69%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (27.87%) Firewall
6 34 (27.87%) Jenkins
7 33 (27.05%) Web Services
8 32 (26.23%) Penetration Testing
9 27 (22.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 26 (21.31%) Git (software)
10 26 (21.31%) CISSP
11 24 (19.67%) Information Security
12 22 (18.03%) Security Testing
12 22 (18.03%) JIRA
13 21 (17.21%) Microsoft
13 21 (17.21%) Ansible
13 21 (17.21%) DevOps
13 21 (17.21%) Artifactory
13 21 (17.21%) SonarQube
14 20 (16.39%) Rundeck
14 20 (16.39%) MongoDB
14 20 (16.39%) NoSQL
14 20 (16.39%) Salt
14 20 (16.39%) Docker
14 20 (16.39%) Opscode Chef
14 20 (16.39%) MySQL
15 19 (15.57%) PHP
15 19 (15.57%) Cyber Security
16 18 (14.75%) HTML

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (13.11%) Apache
1 16 (13.11%) Mule ESB
2 14 (11.48%) nginx
3 13 (10.66%) Tomcat
3 13 (10.66%) JBoss
4 12 (9.84%) Confluence
5 10 (8.20%) Drupal
6 8 (6.56%) Node.js
7 6 (4.92%) Alfresco
8 5 (4.10%) WebLogic
8 5 (4.10%) WildFly
9 2 (1.64%) Mule
9 2 (1.64%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.64%) CMS
10 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.82%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.30%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.48%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (27.87%) Firewall
2 13 (10.66%) VPN
3 12 (9.84%) Reverse Proxy
4 8 (6.56%) Kerberos
5 7 (5.74%) DMZ
6 3 (2.46%) LDAP
7 2 (1.64%) Internet
8 1 (0.82%) MPLS
8 1 (0.82%) Wireless
8 1 (0.82%) HTTP
8 1 (0.82%) IPv4
8 1 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.39%) MySQL
1 20 (16.39%) MongoDB
1 20 (16.39%) NoSQL
2 17 (13.93%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (11.48%) Redis
4 6 (4.92%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.10%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.28%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 34 (27.87%) Jenkins
2 26 (21.31%) Git (software)
3 22 (18.03%) JIRA
4 21 (17.21%) Artifactory
4 21 (17.21%) SonarQube
5 15 (12.30%) Gerrit
6 13 (10.66%) Mercurial
7 11 (9.02%) Selenium
7 11 (9.02%) Maven
8 10 (8.20%) Visual Studio
9 8 (6.56%) JMeter
9 8 (6.56%) Gradle
10 7 (5.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (4.92%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.64%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.64%) Subversion
12 2 (1.64%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.82%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.82%) Calabash
13 1 (0.82%) PhantomJS
General
1 9 (7.38%) Finance
2 7 (5.74%) Legal
3 6 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.28%) Banking
4 4 (3.28%) Retail
5 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.46%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.46%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Billing
6 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.82%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (26.23%) Architect
2 25 (20.49%) Consultant
3 23 (18.85%) Security Consultant
4 21 (17.21%) Developer
5 17 (13.93%) Security Architect
6 14 (11.48%) Analyst
7 12 (9.84%) Security Analyst
7 12 (9.84%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (8.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 10 (8.20%) Application Security Analyst
9 8 (6.56%) Tester
9 8 (6.56%) Software Architect
10 6 (4.92%) ScrumMaster
11 5 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (4.10%) Java Developer
11 5 (4.10%) Penetration Tester
12 4 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (3.28%) Author
12 4 (3.28%) Technical Author
12 4 (3.28%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.05%) Web Services
2 18 (14.75%) HTML
3 17 (13.93%) .NET
3 17 (13.93%) RESTful
4 16 (13.11%) LAMP
5 15 (12.30%) J2EE
6 14 (11.48%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (9.84%) Spring
7 12 (9.84%) CSS
8 9 (7.38%) SAML
8 9 (7.38%) jQuery
9 8 (6.56%) REST
10 7 (5.74%) CSS3
10 7 (5.74%) HTML5
10 7 (5.74%) Java EE
10 7 (5.74%) Hibernate
11 6 (4.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (4.10%) XML
12 5 (4.10%) JMS
12 5 (4.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) Wiki
2 10 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (8.20%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.56%) Fixed Income
4 6 (4.92%) Clustering
4 6 (4.92%) User Experience
5 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.82%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.82%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.82%) W3C
6 1 (0.82%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.82%) PKI
6 1 (0.82%) Derivative
6 1 (0.82%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 42 (34.43%) Linux
2 18 (14.75%) CentOS
3 13 (10.66%) Ubuntu
4 5 (4.10%) UNIX
5 2 (1.64%) Windows
6 1 (0.82%) Debian
6 1 (0.82%) Android
6 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.97%) Scrum
2 37 (30.33%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (28.69%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (26.23%) Penetration Testing
5 24 (19.67%) Information Security
6 22 (18.03%) Security Testing
7 21 (17.21%) DevOps
8 19 (15.57%) Cyber Security
9 17 (13.93%) Vulnerability Management
10 15 (12.30%) Risk Management
11 13 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (10.66%) Security Architecture
11 13 (10.66%) Patch Management
11 13 (10.66%) Security Patching
12 12 (9.84%) Open Source
12 12 (9.84%) BDD
12 12 (9.84%) TDD
13 10 (8.20%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (7.38%) SDLC
14 9 (7.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 41 (33.61%) Java
2 19 (15.57%) PHP
3 17 (13.93%) JavaScript
3 17 (13.93%) Python
3 17 (13.93%) Bash Shell
4 16 (13.11%) C#
5 15 (12.30%) Ruby
6 14 (11.48%) Perl
7 6 (4.92%) SQL
8 2 (1.64%) PHP5
9 1 (0.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 26 (21.31%) CISSP
2 16 (13.11%) GIAC
3 14 (11.48%) Security Cleared
4 11 (9.02%) CISM
5 8 (6.56%) CRISC
6 6 (4.92%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.92%) CEH
7 4 (3.28%) Degree
8 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.82%) CISMP
8 1 (0.82%) SSCP
8 1 (0.82%) CISA
8 1 (0.82%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (22.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (11.48%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.10%) WAI
4 4 (3.28%) QA
5 3 (2.46%) COBIT
6 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (16.39%) Docker
2 15 (12.30%) vCloud
3 4 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.82%) XenApp
5 1 (0.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (17.21%) Ansible
2 20 (16.39%) Salt
2 20 (16.39%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (16.39%) Rundeck
3 16 (13.11%) Puppet
4 14 (11.48%) Kibana
4 14 (11.48%) logstash
5 13 (10.66%) ZABBIX
6 12 (9.84%) HAProxy
7 10 (8.20%) Vagrant
8 8 (6.56%) CA Single Sign-On
9 3 (2.46%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.82%) SCCM
10 1 (0.82%) SCOM
10 1 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.82%) MOM
10 1 (0.82%) Nagios
10 1 (0.82%) collectd
Vendors
1 21 (17.21%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.75%) Red Hat
3 15 (12.30%) VMware
4 14 (11.48%) Google
5 12 (9.84%) HP
6 8 (6.56%) CA
6 8 (6.56%) Oracle
7 5 (4.10%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.64%) SAP
8 2 (1.64%) IBM
9 1 (0.82%) KANA
9 1 (0.82%) Cisco
9 1 (0.82%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.82%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.82%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.82%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.82%) F5
9 1 (0.82%) AppDynamics
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