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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 484 549 559
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +10
Contract jobs citing OWASP 130 66 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.13% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 43 29
Median daily rate £475 £420 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £290 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
38449 40754 40404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.86% 81.41% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25790 26815 26724
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1222 1146
Median hourly rate £28.33 £30.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +23.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
London +11 39 £525 +61.53% 13
South East +27 36 £452 -3.60% 3
South West +15 12 £468 -10.95%
East of England - 11 £700 - 1
North East - 10 £425 -
East Midlands - 9 £275 -
Yorkshire +14 7 - - 1
North West +3 3 £500 +16.27% 3
West Midlands -15 3 £475 - 2
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OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 135 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (35.41%) Penetration Testing
3 91 (29.84%) Java
4 90 (29.51%) Continuous Integration
5 85 (27.87%) CSS
6 83 (27.21%) Linux
7 82 (26.89%) Open Source
8 81 (26.56%) Jenkins
8 81 (26.56%) C#
8 81 (26.56%) HTML
9 77 (25.25%) Scrum
10 75 (24.59%) Web Services
11 74 (24.26%) Python
12 71 (23.28%) Automated Testing
13 67 (21.97%) Ruby
13 67 (21.97%) Amazon AWS
14 64 (20.98%) REST
15 62 (20.33%) Secure Coding
16 61 (20.00%) CISSP
17 60 (19.67%) .NET
18 56 (18.36%) SQL
19 55 (18.03%) Ajax
19 55 (18.03%) Spring
20 54 (17.70%) SQL Server
21 53 (17.38%) MVC
21 53 (17.38%) HTML5
21 53 (17.38%) Security Testing
22 52 (17.05%) Git (software)
23 50 (16.39%) JavaScript
24 48 (15.74%) Web Development

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 37 (12.13%) IIS
2 33 (10.82%) nginx
3 32 (10.49%) Confluence
4 22 (7.21%) WebLogic
5 20 (6.56%) CMS
6 16 (5.25%) Tomcat
7 15 (4.92%) Apache
7 15 (4.92%) JBoss
7 15 (4.92%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (3.28%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.97%) Mule ESB
10 4 (1.31%) Drupal
11 3 (0.98%) WildFly
12 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.33%) ATG Dynamo
13 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.33%) SAS
13 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 67 (21.97%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.28%) GitHub
4 7 (2.30%) Boomi
5 6 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.64%) IaaS
7 4 (1.31%) PaaS
8 3 (0.98%) SaaS
9 2 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.33%) Force.com
10 1 (0.33%) Heroku
10 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (11.15%) HTTP
2 30 (9.84%) Firewall
3 25 (8.20%) Internet
4 13 (4.26%) SSL
5 12 (3.93%) SSH
6 11 (3.61%) FTP
6 11 (3.61%) IPsec
6 11 (3.61%) SMTP
6 11 (3.61%) VPN
7 10 (3.28%) Reverse Proxy
8 9 (2.95%) Network Security
9 7 (2.30%) DMZ
9 7 (2.30%) Kerberos
9 7 (2.30%) LDAP
9 7 (2.30%) Wireless
10 5 (1.64%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.33%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (17.70%) SQL Server
2 43 (14.10%) MongoDB
3 42 (13.77%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (10.82%) Relational Database
5 23 (7.54%) MySQL
6 19 (6.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (5.90%) NoSQL
8 14 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (3.28%) Redis
10 7 (2.30%) MS Access
10 7 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.64%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.33%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.33%) QlikView
13 1 (0.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 81 (26.56%) Jenkins
2 52 (17.05%) Git (software)
3 41 (13.44%) Subversion
4 37 (12.13%) JIRA
5 36 (11.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (10.82%) JUnit
7 23 (7.54%) Travis CI
8 20 (6.56%) Burp Suite
8 20 (6.56%) CircleCI
9 19 (6.23%) JMeter
10 17 (5.57%) Selenium
11 12 (3.93%) SonarQube
12 11 (3.61%) Artifactory
12 11 (3.61%) Gerrit
13 10 (3.28%) Cucumber
13 10 (3.28%) Sonatype Nexus
14 8 (2.62%) Mercurial
15 6 (1.97%) Metasploit
15 6 (1.97%) Protractor
15 6 (1.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (15.08%) Finance
2 9 (2.95%) Publishing
3 6 (1.97%) Banking
4 5 (1.64%) Retail
5 4 (1.31%) Marketing
6 3 (0.98%) Back Office
7 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 117 (38.36%) Developer
2 40 (13.11%) .NET Developer
3 37 (12.13%) Java Developer
4 35 (11.48%) Architect
5 34 (11.15%) Security Engineer
6 33 (10.82%) Consultant
7 27 (8.85%) Security Consultant
8 24 (7.87%) Tester
9 20 (6.56%) Security Architect
10 16 (5.25%) Analyst
11 15 (4.92%) Penetration Tester
12 13 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 13 (4.26%) Sitecore Developer
13 12 (3.93%) Applications Consultant
14 11 (3.61%) Access Developer
14 11 (3.61%) CMS Developer
14 11 (3.61%) Governance Consultant
14 11 (3.61%) Risk Consultant
14 11 (3.61%) Web Developer
15 10 (3.28%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (27.87%) CSS
2 81 (26.56%) HTML
3 75 (24.59%) Web Services
4 64 (20.98%) REST
5 60 (19.67%) .NET
6 55 (18.03%) Ajax
6 55 (18.03%) Spring
7 53 (17.38%) HTML5
8 46 (15.08%) JSON
8 46 (15.08%) XML
9 42 (13.77%) ASP.NET
10 39 (12.79%) LINQ
11 37 (12.13%) Django
12 36 (11.80%) CSS3
12 36 (11.80%) RESTful
13 34 (11.15%) LINQ to SQL
14 33 (10.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 33 (10.82%) Play Framework
14 33 (10.82%) Ruby on Rails
14 33 (10.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.82%) N-Tier
2 22 (7.21%) User Experience
3 17 (5.57%) Cryptography
4 16 (5.25%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.93%) Client/Server
6 11 (3.61%) CESG
7 10 (3.28%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.62%) PKI
9 5 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (0.98%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.66%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (0.66%) Fintech
11 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.66%) W3C
11 2 (0.66%) Wiki
12 1 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.33%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 83 (27.21%) Linux
2 38 (12.46%) Windows
3 21 (6.89%) Unix
4 10 (3.28%) Windows Vista
5 9 (2.95%) CentOS
6 8 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.30%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.97%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.31%) Android
10 3 (0.98%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (35.41%) Penetration Testing
3 90 (29.51%) Continuous Integration
4 82 (26.89%) Open Source
5 77 (25.25%) Scrum
6 71 (23.28%) Automated Testing
7 62 (20.33%) Secure Coding
8 53 (17.38%) MVC
8 53 (17.38%) Security Testing
9 48 (15.74%) Web Development
10 47 (15.41%) Information Security
11 37 (12.13%) Fuzz Testing
12 35 (11.48%) OOP
13 32 (10.49%) Responsive Web Design
14 31 (10.16%) Continuous Delivery
15 29 (9.51%) Configuration Management
15 29 (9.51%) Vulnerability Management
15 29 (9.51%) Web Design
16 27 (8.85%) Cybersecurity
16 27 (8.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 91 (29.84%) Java
2 81 (26.56%) C#
3 74 (24.26%) Python
4 67 (21.97%) Ruby
5 56 (18.36%) SQL
6 50 (16.39%) JavaScript
7 39 (12.79%) Scala
8 35 (11.48%) PHP
9 33 (10.82%) VB.NET
10 12 (3.93%) Bash Shell
10 12 (3.93%) Perl
11 7 (2.30%) VBA
12 5 (1.64%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.98%) C
14 2 (0.66%) C++
14 2 (0.66%) Groovy
14 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.33%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 61 (20.00%) CISSP
2 24 (7.87%) CHECK Team Member
3 22 (7.21%) CREST Certified
4 21 (6.89%) Security Cleared
5 20 (6.56%) CEH
5 20 (6.56%) CISM
6 18 (5.90%) CISA
7 16 (5.25%) SANS
8 15 (4.92%) GIAC
9 14 (4.59%) CompTIA Security+
9 14 (4.59%) Degree
9 14 (4.59%) Security+ Certification
10 11 (3.61%) BPSS Clearance
10 11 (3.61%) CESG Certified Professional
11 10 (3.28%) SC Cleared
12 6 (1.97%) CLAS
13 5 (1.64%) ISSAP
14 4 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (0.98%) CCNA
15 3 (0.98%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (5.25%) COBIT
2 16 (5.25%) PCI DSS
3 12 (3.93%) QA
4 8 (2.62%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (2.30%) RMADS
5 7 (2.30%) WAI
5 7 (2.30%) WCAG
6 3 (0.98%) SDET
7 1 (0.33%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.33%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.33%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (8.52%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.26%) Docker
3 11 (3.61%) Sendmail
3 11 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (2.95%) vCloud
5 4 (1.31%) LXC
6 3 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.33%) KVM
7 1 (0.33%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (4.26%) HP Fortify
2 12 (3.93%) Ansible
3 11 (3.61%) logstash
4 9 (2.95%) HAProxy
4 9 (2.95%) Kibana
5 8 (2.62%) CA Single Sign-On
5 8 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.62%) Puppet
5 8 (2.62%) Rundeck
5 8 (2.62%) Salt
5 8 (2.62%) ZABBIX
6 7 (2.30%) Nmap
7 6 (1.97%) OpenAM
7 6 (1.97%) OpenIDM
8 2 (0.66%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.66%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.33%) Core Impact
9 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.33%) Nessus
9 1 (0.33%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 37 (12.13%) Google
1 37 (12.13%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.87%) Oracle
3 15 (4.92%) Sitecore
4 14 (4.59%) Red Hat
5 12 (3.93%) Citrix
5 12 (3.93%) HP
5 12 (3.93%) VMware
6 10 (3.28%) Black Duck
6 10 (3.28%) Sonatype
6 10 (3.28%) Veracode
7 8 (2.62%) CA
8 7 (2.30%) Dell
8 7 (2.30%) ForgeRock
9 5 (1.64%) Mercator
10 4 (1.31%) Splunk
11 2 (0.66%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.66%) SAP
12 1 (0.33%) Pega
12 1 (0.33%) Qualys
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £550.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago