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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 452 568 585
Rank change year-on-year
+116 +17
Contract jobs citing OWASP 173 68 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 46 24
Median daily rate £475 £428 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £347 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £474
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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
41378 42813 40900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.41% 81.15% 77.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27602 28419 26033
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1058 1189 1138
Median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +41 72 £420 +1.20% 12
South East +58 53 £500 - 9
Yorkshire +19 14 - - 3
East of England +17 8 £313 - 1
North East -19 6 £488 +17.46% 1
South West +10 5 £425 +19.38% 1
North West +8 5 £350 -20.45% 2
East Midlands - 5 £550 - 2
West Midlands -28 4 £500 - 1
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OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 169 (51.84%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (37.42%) Java
3 117 (35.89%) Continuous Integration
4 115 (35.28%) Open Source
5 106 (32.52%) Jenkins
6 103 (31.60%) Linux
7 102 (31.29%) Penetration Testing
8 94 (28.83%) Scrum
8 94 (28.83%) Python
9 93 (28.53%) Automated Testing
10 91 (27.91%) C#
11 89 (27.30%) HTML
12 88 (26.99%) Ruby
13 86 (26.38%) CSS
14 80 (24.54%) Amazon AWS
15 77 (23.62%) REST
16 76 (23.31%) Web Services
17 74 (22.70%) Git (software)
18 70 (21.47%) Spring
19 68 (20.86%) HTML5
20 66 (20.25%) JSON
21 64 (19.63%) CISSP
22 63 (19.33%) Subversion
23 60 (18.40%) Google
24 59 (18.10%) Ajax
25 57 (17.48%) JUnit
25 57 (17.48%) .NET
25 57 (17.48%) JIRA
26 56 (17.18%) SQL
26 56 (17.18%) HTTP

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 46 (14.11%) Confluence
2 38 (11.66%) nginx
3 27 (8.28%) Tomcat
4 26 (7.98%) IIS
5 23 (7.06%) WebLogic
6 22 (6.75%) Apache
7 18 (5.52%) JBoss
7 18 (5.52%) SharePoint
8 15 (4.60%) CMS
8 15 (4.60%) Sitecore CMS
9 12 (3.68%) Mule ESB
10 11 (3.37%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.92%) WildFly
13 2 (0.61%) SAS
14 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (6.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 80 (24.54%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.91%) GitHub
3 13 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (3.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (2.45%) IaaS
5 8 (2.45%) PaaS
6 6 (1.84%) SaaS
7 4 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.61%) Force.com
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.31%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (17.18%) HTTP
2 37 (11.35%) Firewall
3 32 (9.82%) Internet
4 25 (7.67%) SSL
5 18 (5.52%) Wireless
6 15 (4.60%) Reverse Proxy
6 15 (4.60%) VPN
7 14 (4.29%) FTP
7 14 (4.29%) Network Security
8 13 (3.99%) DMZ
9 12 (3.68%) IPsec
9 12 (3.68%) SMTP
9 12 (3.68%) SSH
10 7 (2.15%) LDAP
11 6 (1.84%) Kerberos
12 5 (1.53%) LAN
13 4 (1.23%) WAN
14 2 (0.61%) DHCP
14 2 (0.61%) DNS
14 2 (0.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (15.64%) SQL Server
2 50 (15.34%) PostgreSQL
3 44 (13.50%) MongoDB
4 36 (11.04%) Relational Database
5 27 (8.28%) MySQL
6 22 (6.75%) NoSQL
7 17 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (4.91%) Redis
9 14 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (2.45%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.31%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.31%) QlikView
13 1 (0.31%) Riak
Development Applications
1 106 (32.52%) Jenkins
2 74 (22.70%) Git (software)
3 63 (19.33%) Subversion
4 57 (17.48%) JIRA
4 57 (17.48%) JUnit
5 23 (7.06%) Travis CI
6 22 (6.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (6.13%) Burp Suite
7 20 (6.13%) CircleCI
8 18 (5.52%) Selenium
9 17 (5.21%) Artifactory
9 17 (5.21%) JMeter
9 17 (5.21%) SonarQube
10 16 (4.91%) Gerrit
11 15 (4.60%) Sonatype Nexus
12 14 (4.29%) Mercurial
13 13 (3.99%) Cucumber
14 8 (2.45%) Visual Studio
15 7 (2.15%) Protractor
16 6 (1.84%) Eclipse
General
1 54 (16.56%) Finance
2 11 (3.37%) Law
2 11 (3.37%) Publishing
3 5 (1.53%) Banking
4 4 (1.23%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.92%) Retail
6 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.31%) Electronics
7 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 127 (38.96%) Developer
2 52 (15.95%) Java Developer
3 45 (13.80%) Architect
4 40 (12.27%) Security Engineer
5 28 (8.59%) Tester
6 27 (8.28%) Consultant
7 22 (6.75%) .NET Developer
7 22 (6.75%) Security Consultant
8 19 (5.83%) Security Architect
9 17 (5.21%) Penetration Tester
9 17 (5.21%) Scala Developer
10 15 (4.60%) Analyst
11 13 (3.99%) C# Developer
11 13 (3.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 13 (3.99%) Java Scala Developer
11 13 (3.99%) Sitecore Developer
12 12 (3.68%) Security Analyst
13 11 (3.37%) CMS Developer
13 11 (3.37%) Digital Architect
13 11 (3.37%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (27.30%) HTML
2 86 (26.38%) CSS
3 77 (23.62%) REST
4 76 (23.31%) Web Services
5 70 (21.47%) Spring
6 68 (20.86%) HTML5
7 66 (20.25%) JSON
8 59 (18.10%) Ajax
9 57 (17.48%) .NET
10 52 (15.95%) Django
11 51 (15.64%) CSS3
11 51 (15.64%) Play Framework
12 50 (15.34%) Ruby on Rails
13 49 (15.03%) Guice
14 45 (13.80%) RESTful
15 42 (12.88%) XML
16 39 (11.96%) ASP.NET
17 36 (11.04%) Spring MVC
18 23 (7.06%) LINQ
18 23 (7.06%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.06%) User Experience
2 22 (6.75%) N-Tier
3 18 (5.52%) Cryptography
4 16 (4.91%) CESG
5 15 (4.60%) PKI
6 13 (3.99%) Client/Server
7 11 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (3.07%) Data Centre
9 9 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (2.45%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.84%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.23%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.92%) Social Media
13 3 (0.92%) W3C
14 2 (0.61%) Cyber Attack
14 2 (0.61%) Fintech
14 2 (0.61%) Wiki
15 1 (0.31%) Blog
15 1 (0.31%) Fat Client
15 1 (0.31%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 103 (31.60%) Linux
2 34 (10.43%) Windows
3 21 (6.44%) Unix
4 15 (4.60%) CentOS
5 13 (3.99%) Ubuntu
6 11 (3.37%) Windows Vista
7 8 (2.45%) Android
8 7 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.84%) Windows Server
10 4 (1.23%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.23%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (51.84%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (35.89%) Continuous Integration
3 115 (35.28%) Open Source
4 102 (31.29%) Penetration Testing
5 94 (28.83%) Scrum
6 93 (28.53%) Automated Testing
7 54 (16.56%) Security Testing
8 51 (15.64%) Web Development
9 49 (15.03%) MVC
10 45 (13.80%) Secure Coding
11 43 (13.19%) Information Security
12 42 (12.88%) Web Design
13 40 (12.27%) Fuzz Testing
14 39 (11.96%) Responsive Web Design
15 38 (11.66%) Configuration Management
16 37 (11.35%) Continuous Delivery
17 29 (8.90%) Security Architecture
17 29 (8.90%) Social Engineering
17 29 (8.90%) Static Code Analysis
17 29 (8.90%) Static Program Analysis
Programming Languages
1 122 (37.42%) Java
2 94 (28.83%) Python
3 91 (27.91%) C#
4 88 (26.99%) Ruby
5 56 (17.18%) SQL
6 50 (15.34%) Scala
7 46 (14.11%) PHP
8 42 (12.88%) JavaScript
9 22 (6.75%) VB.NET
10 19 (5.83%) Perl
11 17 (5.21%) Bash Shell
12 14 (4.29%) PowerShell
13 9 (2.76%) FQL
13 9 (2.76%) VB
14 7 (2.15%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.84%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.53%) C++
17 4 (1.23%) C
17 4 (1.23%) Groovy
18 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 64 (19.63%) CISSP
2 27 (8.28%) CEH
2 27 (8.28%) Security Cleared
3 22 (6.75%) CREST Certified
4 21 (6.44%) CHECK Team Member
5 20 (6.13%) CISM
6 17 (5.21%) CISA
7 16 (4.91%) BPSS Clearance
8 15 (4.60%) CompTIA Security+
8 15 (4.60%) Security+ Certification
9 14 (4.29%) SC Cleared
10 13 (3.99%) Degree
11 12 (3.68%) CESG Certified Professional
12 10 (3.07%) ISSAP
12 10 (3.07%) SANS
13 7 (2.15%) CISMP
14 3 (0.92%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.92%) GIAC
14 3 (0.92%) ISEB
14 3 (0.92%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (5.83%) COBIT
3 11 (3.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (2.76%) PCI DSS
5 8 (2.45%) RMADS
6 7 (2.15%) QA
7 4 (1.23%) WAI
7 4 (1.23%) WCAG
8 3 (0.92%) SDET
9 1 (0.31%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.31%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (10.74%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.21%) Docker
3 16 (4.91%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (4.29%) vCloud
5 12 (3.68%) Sendmail
6 2 (0.61%) LXC
6 2 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.31%) KVM
7 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (6.13%) Ansible
2 15 (4.60%) HAProxy
3 14 (4.29%) Kibana
3 14 (4.29%) logstash
3 14 (4.29%) Rundeck
3 14 (4.29%) Salt
3 14 (4.29%) ZABBIX
4 13 (3.99%) HP Fortify
5 12 (3.68%) OpenAM
6 11 (3.37%) Puppet
7 7 (2.15%) CA Single Sign-On
7 7 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.84%) OpenIDM
9 4 (1.23%) WebInspect
10 3 (0.92%) Nmap
11 2 (0.61%) CFEngine
12 1 (0.31%) Core Impact
12 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.31%) Nessus
12 1 (0.31%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 60 (18.40%) Google
2 31 (9.51%) Microsoft
3 30 (9.20%) Oracle
4 17 (5.21%) Red Hat
4 17 (5.21%) Sitecore
5 16 (4.91%) VMware
6 15 (4.60%) Black Duck
6 15 (4.60%) Sonatype
6 15 (4.60%) Veracode
7 13 (3.99%) Citrix
8 12 (3.68%) HP
9 9 (2.76%) ForgeRock
9 9 (2.76%) ServiceNow
10 8 (2.45%) CA
11 5 (1.53%) Mercator
12 3 (0.92%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.92%) Pega
12 3 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.31%) Intel Security
13 1 (0.31%) Qualys
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