The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 536 500 545
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +45
Contract jobs citing OWASP 30 39 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.084% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.082% 0.11% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 17
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +49.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £313 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £490 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £375 £245
% change year-on-year
+19.33% +53.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36781 34189 37645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.41% 73.40% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23154 21204 22145
Average daily rate £407 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 979 1382
Average hourly rate £23.80 £31.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.83% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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UK

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 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 +13 13 £438 +9.37% 2
South East -18 3 £350 -17.64% 3
East of England - 1 - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
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OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 29 (53.70%) Java
2 19 (35.19%) XML
3 18 (33.33%) SQL
3 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
5 16 (29.63%) UML
6 15 (27.78%) CSS
6 15 (27.78%) HTML
6 15 (27.78%) SOA
7 14 (25.93%) Oracle
8 13 (24.07%) E-Commerce
9 12 (22.22%) .NET
9 12 (22.22%) PCI DSS
10 11 (20.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 11 (20.37%) SSL
10 11 (20.37%) Firewall
10 11 (20.37%) Information Security
11 10 (18.52%) CEH
11 10 (18.52%) CISSP
11 10 (18.52%) WebLogic
11 10 (18.52%) Apache
12 9 (16.67%) Web Services
12 9 (16.67%) C#
12 9 (16.67%) Linux
12 9 (16.67%) TDD
12 9 (16.67%) Objective-C
12 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 9 (16.67%) AngularJS
13 8 (14.81%) IaaS
13 8 (14.81%) Apple iOS

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 10 (18.52%) WebLogic
1 10 (18.52%) Apache
2 7 (12.96%) IIS
2 7 (12.96%) Node.js
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (7.41%) EPiServer CMS
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (7.41%) CMS
5 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) IaaS
2 6 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.85%) SaaS
4 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) SSL
1 11 (20.37%) Firewall
2 6 (11.11%) Internet
3 3 (5.56%) HTTP
3 3 (5.56%) DNS
4 2 (3.70%) Network Security
4 2 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.70%) VPN
5 1 (1.85%) Telnet
5 1 (1.85%) LDAP
5 1 (1.85%) LAN
5 1 (1.85%) WLAN
5 1 (1.85%) WAN
5 1 (1.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
2 5 (9.26%) MySQL
2 5 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 6 (11.11%) Selenium
1 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.26%) JUnit
3 4 (7.41%) JDeveloper
3 4 (7.41%) Subversion
4 3 (5.56%) CruiseControl
4 3 (5.56%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.56%) Hudson
5 2 (3.70%) Capybara
5 2 (3.70%) JMeter
5 2 (3.70%) Maven
6 1 (1.85%) Checkstyle
6 1 (1.85%) AppScan
6 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.85%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (14.81%) Manufacturing
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Finance
4 2 (3.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Architect
2 13 (24.07%) Security Architect
3 8 (14.81%) Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) Information Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Web Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Security Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) .NET Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Lead Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Lead Security Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.56%) Java Web Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) XML
2 15 (27.78%) CSS
2 15 (27.78%) HTML
3 12 (22.22%) .NET
4 9 (16.67%) Web Services
4 9 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 7 (12.96%) NHibernate
6 6 (11.11%) Middleware
7 5 (9.26%) XSLT
7 5 (9.26%) Spring
7 5 (9.26%) jQuery
7 5 (9.26%) RESTful
8 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (7.41%) LAMP
8 4 (7.41%) Oracle ADF
8 4 (7.41%) J2EE
8 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
8 4 (7.41%) JSP
9 3 (5.56%) XSD
9 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) RMADS
2 6 (11.11%) Cryptography
2 6 (11.11%) PKI
2 6 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 5 (9.26%) Open Source
4 4 (7.41%) N-Tier
4 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.56%) W3C
5 3 (5.56%) Taxonomies
5 3 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Android
2 8 (14.81%) Apple iOS
2 8 (14.81%) Windows
3 6 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.63%) UML
3 15 (27.78%) SOA
4 13 (24.07%) E-Commerce
5 11 (20.37%) Information Security
6 9 (16.67%) TDD
7 8 (14.81%) Risk Management
7 8 (14.81%) ITIL
8 7 (12.96%) Reverse Engineering
9 6 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (11.11%) Scrum
9 6 (11.11%) TOGAF
9 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (11.11%) Web Development
10 5 (9.26%) Automated Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Information Assurance
10 5 (9.26%) Security Architecture
10 5 (9.26%) BDD
10 5 (9.26%) Security Testing
11 4 (7.41%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 29 (53.70%) Java
2 18 (33.33%) SQL
3 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.67%) C#
4 9 (16.67%) Objective-C
5 6 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 5 (9.26%) C
7 4 (7.41%) C++
7 4 (7.41%) Ruby
7 4 (7.41%) Python
8 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.70%) PHP
10 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.85%) XQuery
10 1 (1.85%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) CISSP
1 10 (18.52%) CEH
2 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.96%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) CISA
5 1 (1.85%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 11 (20.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (14.81%) ISO 9000
4 7 (12.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (5.56%) QA
6 1 (1.85%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Nessus
2 1 (1.85%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Oracle
2 6 (11.11%) IBM
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) EPiServer
3 4 (7.41%) Akamai
Cobham, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
DP Connect
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Somerset
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £495 per day
Posted: 27 days ago