The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank - - 37
Contract jobs citing OWASP 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £448 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +19.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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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 Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
236 210 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 79.46% 77.21% 69.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 136 106
Average daily rate £339 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 17
Average hourly rate £9.00 £32.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.09% +69.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%