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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 471 551 569
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +18
Contract jobs citing OWASP 147 75 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.15% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.19% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 47 12
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £381 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £535 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £499 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.83% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
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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
40127 40445 38431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.41% 79.69% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26982 26553 24574
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 916 1082 1132
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £50.00 £46.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +39 54 £475 +5.55% 6
London +19 49 £500 +11.11% 12
South West +11 12 £575 -
North West -9 8 £506 +6.57% 2
Yorkshire +1 6 £400 -27.27% 2
East Midlands - 6 £615 - 2
North East - 5 £350 -
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OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 164 (60.74%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (41.48%) Java
3 104 (38.52%) Continuous Integration
4 96 (35.56%) Open Source
5 93 (34.44%) C#
6 90 (33.33%) HTML
7 89 (32.96%) Scrum
8 87 (32.22%) CSS
8 87 (32.22%) Linux
8 87 (32.22%) Jenkins
9 86 (31.85%) Python
10 83 (30.74%) Ruby
11 82 (30.37%) Git (software)
12 78 (28.89%) HTML5
13 77 (28.52%) REST
14 76 (28.15%) JSON
15 75 (27.78%) Subversion
16 74 (27.41%) Spring
17 73 (27.04%) HTTP
18 72 (26.67%) Automated Testing
19 70 (25.93%) JUnit
20 69 (25.56%) Penetration Testing
20 69 (25.56%) Google
20 69 (25.56%) CSS3
21 67 (24.81%) JIRA
22 65 (24.07%) Ruby on Rails
23 62 (22.96%) Django
24 61 (22.59%) Guice
24 61 (22.59%) Play Framework
25 60 (22.22%) Ajax

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 (21.48%) Confluence
2 19 (7.04%) SharePoint
3 17 (6.30%) Tomcat
4 15 (5.56%) Apache
5 13 (4.81%) CMS
6 12 (4.44%) MS Exchange
6 12 (4.44%) Sitecore CMS
7 11 (4.07%) JBoss
8 10 (3.70%) nginx
9 9 (3.33%) Mule ESB
10 8 (2.96%) IIS
10 8 (2.96%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (1.11%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.74%) CloudStack
13 2 (0.74%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.74%) WordPress
14 1 (0.37%) Commerce Server
14 1 (0.37%) Joomla!
Applications
1 21 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 48 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.70%) GitHub
4 7 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (2.22%) Amazon S3
5 6 (2.22%) IaaS
5 6 (2.22%) SaaS
6 5 (1.85%) PaaS
7 2 (0.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.37%) Force.com
8 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 73 (27.04%) HTTP
2 35 (12.96%) Firewall
3 29 (10.74%) Internet
4 23 (8.52%) SSL
5 17 (6.30%) Network Security
5 17 (6.30%) Wireless
6 15 (5.56%) SSH
7 14 (5.19%) FTP
8 12 (4.44%) IPsec
8 12 (4.44%) SMTP
9 11 (4.07%) VPN
10 10 (3.70%) DMZ
11 9 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
12 5 (1.85%) LAN
13 3 (1.11%) WAN
14 2 (0.74%) DHCP
14 2 (0.74%) DNS
15 1 (0.37%) Kerberos
15 1 (0.37%) LDAP
15 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 34 (12.59%) SQL Server
3 21 (7.78%) MySQL
4 19 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 15 (5.56%) NoSQL
7 12 (4.44%) Redis
7 12 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.22%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.85%) DB2
9 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.37%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 87 (32.22%) Jenkins
2 82 (30.37%) Git (software)
3 75 (27.78%) Subversion
4 70 (25.93%) JUnit
5 67 (24.81%) JIRA
6 13 (4.81%) Selenium
7 12 (4.44%) JMeter
8 11 (4.07%) Artifactory
9 10 (3.70%) Cucumber
9 10 (3.70%) SonarQube
9 10 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (3.33%) Gerrit
10 9 (3.33%) Mercurial
11 8 (2.96%) Burp Suite
12 7 (2.59%) SpecFlow
12 7 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (2.59%) TeamCity
13 6 (2.22%) Visual Studio
13 6 (2.22%) WebDriver
14 5 (1.85%) Eclipse
General
1 28 (10.37%) Finance
2 14 (5.19%) Law
3 7 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.11%) Publishing
5 2 (0.74%) Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Games
6 1 (0.37%) Legal
6 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.37%) Military
6 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 100 (37.04%) Developer
2 43 (15.93%) Architect
3 41 (15.19%) Java Developer
4 37 (13.70%) Scala Developer
5 25 (9.26%) Analyst
5 25 (9.26%) Tester
6 24 (8.89%) Consultant
7 23 (8.52%) Security Analyst
8 21 (7.78%) Java Scala Developer
8 21 (7.78%) Security Architect
9 20 (7.41%) Security Consultant
10 17 (6.30%) C# Developer
11 16 (5.93%) Lead Developer
12 15 (5.56%) Software Developer
13 14 (5.19%) Penetration Tester
14 13 (4.81%) Security Tester
15 12 (4.44%) Application Security Analyst
16 11 (4.07%) Agile Developer
16 11 (4.07%) Digital Architect
17 10 (3.70%) Ethical Hacker
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (33.33%) HTML
2 87 (32.22%) CSS
3 78 (28.89%) HTML5
4 77 (28.52%) REST
5 76 (28.15%) JSON
6 74 (27.41%) Spring
7 69 (25.56%) CSS3
8 65 (24.07%) Ruby on Rails
9 62 (22.96%) Django
10 61 (22.59%) Guice
10 61 (22.59%) Play Framework
11 60 (22.22%) Ajax
12 53 (19.63%) RESTful
13 49 (18.15%) .NET
14 43 (15.93%) Spring MVC
15 32 (11.85%) Web Services
16 21 (7.78%) XML
17 20 (7.41%) ASP.NET
18 17 (6.30%) LAMP
19 16 (5.93%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.26%) CESG
2 18 (6.67%) PKI
2 18 (6.67%) User Experience
3 15 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (4.81%) Client/Server
5 12 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.44%) Cryptography
6 11 (4.07%) Public Cloud
7 10 (3.70%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.59%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.85%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.85%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.85%) Social Media
9 5 (1.85%) W3C
10 4 (1.48%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.11%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.11%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.74%) Learning Management System
12 2 (0.74%) NHS
13 1 (0.37%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 87 (32.22%) Linux
2 30 (11.11%) Unix
3 27 (10.00%) Windows
4 12 (4.44%) Windows Vista
5 11 (4.07%) Ubuntu
6 10 (3.70%) CentOS
7 6 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.22%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.48%) Android
8 4 (1.48%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.74%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.74%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.37%) Debian
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (60.74%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (38.52%) Continuous Integration
3 96 (35.56%) Open Source
4 89 (32.96%) Scrum
5 72 (26.67%) Automated Testing
6 69 (25.56%) Penetration Testing
7 54 (20.00%) Web Design
8 53 (19.63%) MVC
9 50 (18.52%) Web Development
10 49 (18.15%) Responsive Web Design
11 45 (16.67%) Configuration Management
12 44 (16.30%) Information Security
13 38 (14.07%) Cybersecurity
14 32 (11.85%) Security Architecture
15 31 (11.48%) Ethical Hacking
16 27 (10.00%) Security Testing
17 25 (9.26%) Mentoring
18 24 (8.89%) BDD
19 23 (8.52%) Service Design
20 22 (8.15%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 112 (41.48%) Java
2 93 (34.44%) C#
3 86 (31.85%) Python
4 83 (30.74%) Ruby
5 59 (21.85%) Scala
6 50 (18.52%) SQL
7 35 (12.96%) JavaScript
8 24 (8.89%) PHP
9 17 (6.30%) PowerShell
10 13 (4.81%) Perl
11 12 (4.44%) Bash Shell
11 12 (4.44%) FQL
11 12 (4.44%) VB
12 11 (4.07%) C++
13 7 (2.59%) C
14 6 (2.22%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.22%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.85%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.85%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.74%) Go
Qualifications
1 59 (21.85%) CISSP
2 30 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 20 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 18 (6.67%) CEH
5 16 (5.93%) SANS
6 15 (5.56%) Degree
7 14 (5.19%) CISA
7 14 (5.19%) CISM
8 13 (4.81%) CESG Certified Professional
8 13 (4.81%) CREST Certified
9 12 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (3.70%) ISSAP
11 9 (3.33%) CompTIA Security+
11 9 (3.33%) Security+ Certification
12 7 (2.59%) CISMP
13 6 (2.22%) DV Cleared
13 6 (2.22%) OSCP
14 4 (1.48%) GWAPT
14 4 (1.48%) OSCE
15 3 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (5.19%) PCI DSS
3 12 (4.44%) COBIT
3 12 (4.44%) WCAG
4 10 (3.70%) QA
5 8 (2.96%) RMADS
6 6 (2.22%) WAI
7 5 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (1.85%) GPG13
System Software
1 29 (10.74%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.44%) Sendmail
3 11 (4.07%) Docker
4 10 (3.70%) vCloud
4 10 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.74%) vSphere
5 2 (0.74%) Xen
5 2 (0.74%) XenServer
6 1 (0.37%) LXC
Systems Management
1 15 (5.56%) Ansible
2 12 (4.44%) Salt
3 10 (3.70%) Rundeck
4 9 (3.33%) HAProxy
4 9 (3.33%) Kibana
4 9 (3.33%) logstash
4 9 (3.33%) Puppet
4 9 (3.33%) ZABBIX
5 7 (2.59%) OpenAM
6 6 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.48%) Nessus
7 4 (1.48%) Nmap
8 3 (1.11%) HP Fortify
8 3 (1.11%) OpenVAS
9 2 (0.74%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.74%) Terraform
9 2 (0.74%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.74%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.37%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.37%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 69 (25.56%) Google
2 36 (13.33%) Oracle
3 32 (11.85%) Microsoft
4 16 (5.93%) Sitecore
5 13 (4.81%) Red Hat
6 12 (4.44%) Citrix
6 12 (4.44%) ServiceNow
7 10 (3.70%) Black Duck
7 10 (3.70%) Sonatype
7 10 (3.70%) Veracode
7 10 (3.70%) VMware
8 6 (2.22%) EPiServer
8 6 (2.22%) ForgeRock
9 5 (1.85%) F5
9 5 (1.85%) Pega
10 4 (1.48%) Capita
10 4 (1.48%) Qualys
11 3 (1.11%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.11%) HP
12 2 (0.74%) CA
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