The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 121 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing OWASP 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.089% 0.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£453 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £409 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +16.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OWASP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1727 1451 1293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.96% 71.55% 73.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 866 797
Average daily rate £388 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 62 81
Average hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.38 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OWASP across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

OWASP
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OWASP across the Hampshire region.

OWASP Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

OWASP
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OWASP across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

OWASP Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

OWASP
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Basingstoke +3 1 £525 +35.48% 1
Southampton - 1 £380 - 1
OWASP
South East

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) PHP5
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) OSSTMM
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Apache

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior PHP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) OSSTMM
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PHP5
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP