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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 468 588 558
Rank change year-on-year
+120 -30
Contract jobs citing OWASP 161 58 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.11% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.14% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 44 23
Median daily rate £445 £461 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.47% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £395 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £577
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +5.55%
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
41109 42571 40219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.07% 80.47% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 27368 28203 25368
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 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 983 1139 1122
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.44 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +36.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.44 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
South East +54 63 £500 - 3
London +41 58 £410 -11.06% 18
Yorkshire +12 12 £425 - 5
South West +12 9 £475 +28.63%
North West +19 6 £350 -24.97% 5
North East -22 4 £400 -3.61%
West Midlands - 2 £525 - 3
East of England +22 1 £313 -
East Midlands - 1 £262 - 1
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OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 183 (56.83%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (39.44%) Java
3 126 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
4 125 (38.82%) Open Source
5 114 (35.40%) Jenkins
6 109 (33.85%) Linux
7 107 (33.23%) Python
8 105 (32.61%) C#
9 103 (31.99%) Automated Testing
10 101 (31.37%) Ruby
11 100 (31.06%) Scrum
12 99 (30.75%) Penetration Testing
13 94 (29.19%) HTML
14 92 (28.57%) CSS
15 89 (27.64%) REST
16 83 (25.78%) Git (software)
17 82 (25.47%) Spring
18 80 (24.84%) Amazon AWS
18 80 (24.84%) JSON
19 79 (24.53%) HTML5
20 78 (24.22%) Subversion
21 74 (22.98%) Web Services
22 73 (22.67%) Google
23 72 (22.36%) HTTP
24 71 (22.05%) JUnit
25 70 (21.74%) CISSP
25 70 (21.74%) JIRA
26 65 (20.19%) Ajax
27 63 (19.57%) Ruby on Rails
27 63 (19.57%) Django

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 58 (18.01%) Confluence
2 35 (10.87%) nginx
3 26 (8.07%) WebLogic
4 25 (7.76%) Tomcat
5 24 (7.45%) IIS
6 21 (6.52%) SharePoint
7 19 (5.90%) Apache
8 18 (5.59%) JBoss
9 15 (4.66%) CMS
9 15 (4.66%) MS Exchange
9 15 (4.66%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (3.11%) Mule ESB
11 5 (1.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.93%) WildFly
13 2 (0.62%) CloudStack
13 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.31%) Commerce Server
14 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (7.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) 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 (24.84%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.35%) GitHub
3 10 (3.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (2.48%) IaaS
5 8 (2.48%) PaaS
6 5 (1.55%) SaaS
7 4 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.62%) Force.com
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.31%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (22.36%) HTTP
2 39 (12.11%) Firewall
3 27 (8.39%) Internet
4 24 (7.45%) SSL
5 19 (5.90%) SSH
6 18 (5.59%) FTP
7 17 (5.28%) Wireless
8 16 (4.97%) IPsec
8 16 (4.97%) SMTP
8 16 (4.97%) VPN
9 14 (4.35%) Network Security
10 13 (4.04%) DMZ
10 13 (4.04%) Reverse Proxy
11 7 (2.17%) LDAP
12 5 (1.55%) LAN
13 3 (0.93%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.93%) WAN
14 2 (0.62%) DHCP
14 2 (0.62%) DNS
14 2 (0.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (16.77%) SQL Server
2 44 (13.66%) PostgreSQL
3 43 (13.35%) Relational Database
4 38 (11.80%) MongoDB
5 24 (7.45%) MySQL
6 20 (6.21%) NoSQL
7 16 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (4.35%) Redis
8 14 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.17%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.55%) DB2
11 1 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.31%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 114 (35.40%) Jenkins
2 83 (25.78%) Git (software)
3 78 (24.22%) Subversion
4 71 (22.05%) JUnit
5 70 (21.74%) JIRA
6 22 (6.83%) Travis CI
7 20 (6.21%) CircleCI
8 19 (5.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (4.66%) Artifactory
10 14 (4.35%) SonarQube
10 14 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
11 13 (4.04%) Gerrit
11 13 (4.04%) JMeter
11 13 (4.04%) Selenium
12 12 (3.73%) Mercurial
13 11 (3.42%) Burp Suite
14 10 (3.11%) Cucumber
15 8 (2.48%) Visual Studio
16 7 (2.17%) TeamCity
17 5 (1.55%) Hudson
General
1 47 (14.60%) Finance
2 14 (4.35%) Law
3 11 (3.42%) Publishing
4 5 (1.55%) Banking
4 5 (1.55%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.93%) Retail
6 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.31%) Electronics
7 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 126 (39.13%) Developer
2 55 (17.08%) Java Developer
3 45 (13.98%) Architect
4 38 (11.80%) Security Engineer
5 28 (8.70%) Scala Developer
6 24 (7.45%) Tester
7 23 (7.14%) Consultant
8 20 (6.21%) Java Scala Developer
8 20 (6.21%) Security Consultant
9 19 (5.90%) Security Architect
10 18 (5.59%) C# Developer
11 17 (5.28%) Penetration Tester
12 15 (4.66%) Analyst
13 14 (4.35%) .NET Developer
13 14 (4.35%) Security Analyst
14 13 (4.04%) Sitecore Developer
15 12 (3.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 12 (3.73%) Lead Developer
15 12 (3.73%) Software Developer
16 11 (3.42%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (29.19%) HTML
2 92 (28.57%) CSS
3 89 (27.64%) REST
4 82 (25.47%) Spring
5 80 (24.84%) JSON
6 79 (24.53%) HTML5
7 74 (22.98%) Web Services
8 65 (20.19%) Ajax
9 63 (19.57%) Django
9 63 (19.57%) Ruby on Rails
10 62 (19.25%) CSS3
10 62 (19.25%) Guice
10 62 (19.25%) Play Framework
11 57 (17.70%) .NET
12 55 (17.08%) RESTful
13 45 (13.98%) Spring MVC
14 41 (12.73%) XML
15 33 (10.25%) ASP.NET
16 19 (5.90%) LAMP
16 19 (5.90%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.45%) CESG
1 24 (7.45%) User Experience
2 18 (5.59%) N-Tier
2 18 (5.59%) PKI
3 17 (5.28%) Client/Server
3 17 (5.28%) Cryptography
4 13 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.86%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.55%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.24%) W3C
10 3 (0.93%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.93%) Social Media
11 2 (0.62%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.31%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.31%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.31%) Fintech
12 1 (0.31%) Learning Management System
12 1 (0.31%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 109 (33.85%) Linux
2 38 (11.80%) Windows
3 34 (10.56%) Unix
4 15 (4.66%) Windows Vista
5 13 (4.04%) CentOS
5 13 (4.04%) Ubuntu
6 9 (2.80%) Windows Server
7 8 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.24%) Android
8 4 (1.24%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.93%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (56.83%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
3 125 (38.82%) Open Source
4 103 (31.99%) Automated Testing
5 100 (31.06%) Scrum
6 99 (30.75%) Penetration Testing
7 57 (17.70%) MVC
8 53 (16.46%) Web Design
8 53 (16.46%) Web Development
9 51 (15.84%) Security Testing
10 49 (15.22%) Responsive Web Design
11 46 (14.29%) Configuration Management
11 46 (14.29%) Information Security
12 42 (13.04%) Fuzz Testing
13 36 (11.18%) Secure Coding
14 32 (9.94%) Ethical Hacking
15 31 (9.63%) Continuous Delivery
16 30 (9.32%) Cybersecurity
17 29 (9.01%) Security Architecture
18 28 (8.70%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 127 (39.44%) Java
2 107 (33.23%) Python
3 105 (32.61%) C#
4 101 (31.37%) Ruby
5 59 (18.32%) Scala
6 55 (17.08%) SQL
7 43 (13.35%) PHP
8 37 (11.49%) JavaScript
9 19 (5.90%) PowerShell
10 18 (5.59%) Perl
10 18 (5.59%) VB.NET
11 16 (4.97%) Bash Shell
12 12 (3.73%) FQL
12 12 (3.73%) VB
13 8 (2.48%) C++
14 7 (2.17%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.86%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.55%) C
16 5 (1.55%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.93%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 70 (21.74%) CISSP
2 33 (10.25%) Security Cleared
3 29 (9.01%) CEH
4 22 (6.83%) CISM
5 21 (6.52%) CHECK Team Member
5 21 (6.52%) CREST Certified
6 19 (5.90%) CISA
7 18 (5.59%) BPSS Clearance
8 17 (5.28%) SC Cleared
9 16 (4.97%) CESG Certified Professional
9 16 (4.97%) Degree
10 15 (4.66%) CompTIA Security+
10 15 (4.66%) Security+ Certification
11 12 (3.73%) SANS
12 10 (3.11%) ISSAP
13 7 (2.17%) CISMP
14 5 (1.55%) DV Cleared
15 4 (1.24%) ISEB
16 3 (0.93%) GIAC
16 3 (0.93%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (5.90%) COBIT
3 16 (4.97%) PCI DSS
4 11 (3.42%) RMADS
5 10 (3.11%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (1.24%) QA
7 2 (0.62%) WAI
7 2 (0.62%) WCAG
8 1 (0.31%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.31%) GPG13
System Software
1 38 (11.80%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.97%) Sendmail
3 14 (4.35%) Docker
3 14 (4.35%) vCloud
3 14 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.62%) vSphere
4 2 (0.62%) Xen
4 2 (0.62%) XenServer
5 1 (0.31%) KVM
5 1 (0.31%) LXC
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (5.59%) Ansible
2 15 (4.66%) Salt
3 13 (4.04%) Rundeck
4 12 (3.73%) HAProxy
4 12 (3.73%) Kibana
4 12 (3.73%) logstash
4 12 (3.73%) OpenAM
4 12 (3.73%) Puppet
4 12 (3.73%) ZABBIX
5 8 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.86%) OpenIDM
7 4 (1.24%) CA Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.24%) HP Fortify
8 3 (0.93%) Nmap
8 3 (0.93%) WebInspect
9 2 (0.62%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.62%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.62%) Terraform
9 2 (0.62%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.31%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 73 (22.67%) Google
2 44 (13.66%) Oracle
3 38 (11.80%) Microsoft
4 18 (5.59%) Red Hat
4 18 (5.59%) Sitecore
5 17 (5.28%) Citrix
6 15 (4.66%) VMware
7 14 (4.35%) Black Duck
7 14 (4.35%) Sonatype
7 14 (4.35%) Veracode
8 12 (3.73%) ServiceNow
9 10 (3.11%) ForgeRock
10 6 (1.86%) F5
11 5 (1.55%) CA
11 5 (1.55%) Mercator
12 4 (1.24%) HP
12 4 (1.24%) Pega
13 3 (0.93%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.62%) IBM
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