The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+21.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.63 £22.50 £28.99
% change year-on-year
-12.77% -22.38%
Penetration Testing
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
545 549 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.44% 75.21% 73.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 276 283
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 34 28
Median hourly rate £42.65 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.58% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.30 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Penetration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Hertfordshire region.

Penetration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Penetration Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (100.00%) MSTest
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) CruiseControl
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) SOLID

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) CruiseControl
1 2 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) MSTest
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) SOLID
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk