The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 75 102 86
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -16
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 11 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.97% 0.19% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.21% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £338 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £382 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.80% +1.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.98 -
Security Testing
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
961 1404 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.74% 86.93% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 940 682
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £10.66 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.50 £16.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Security Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Security Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Security Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Security Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Security Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 20 (100.00%) Scrum
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (95.00%) Java
2 19 (95.00%) Selenium
3 17 (85.00%) Performance Testing
4 13 (65.00%) Test Automation
4 13 (65.00%) Automation Testing
5 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (45.00%) Kanban
6 9 (45.00%) JMeter
6 9 (45.00%) Automated Testing
7 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 8 (40.00%) QA
7 8 (40.00%) Usability Testing
7 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
7 8 (40.00%) SoapUI
7 8 (40.00%) Gherkin
7 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 8 (40.00%) User Stories
7 8 (40.00%) Defect Management
8 7 (35.00%) BDD
8 7 (35.00%) JUnit
9 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
10 5 (25.00%) Groovy
10 5 (25.00%) RESTful
10 5 (25.00%) Scala
10 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (25.00%) Web Services
10 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (5.00%) Temenos T24
1 1 (5.00%) VisionPLUS
Development Applications
1 19 (95.00%) Selenium
2 9 (45.00%) JMeter
3 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 7 (35.00%) JUnit
5 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (10.00%) FitNesse
6 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
6 2 (10.00%) Robot Framework
7 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
7 1 (5.00%) Hudson
7 1 (5.00%) JBehave
7 1 (5.00%) JIRA
7 1 (5.00%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (5.00%) Maven
7 1 (5.00%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (5.00%) VersionOne
7 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Automation Tester
1 13 (65.00%) Tester
2 11 (55.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 11 (55.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 11 (55.00%) Selenium Tester
3 7 (35.00%) Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Developer in Test
3 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Test Automation Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) QA Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 5 (25.00%) RESTful
2 5 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) .NET
4 2 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (100.00%) Scrum
2 17 (85.00%) Performance Testing
3 13 (65.00%) Automation Testing
3 13 (65.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (45.00%) Automated Testing
5 9 (45.00%) Kanban
6 8 (40.00%) Defect Management
6 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (40.00%) Usability Testing
6 8 (40.00%) User Stories
7 7 (35.00%) BDD
8 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
8 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
9 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
9 5 (25.00%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) Groovy
2 5 (25.00%) Scala
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) XPath
4 2 (10.00%) XQuery
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (5.00%) Calypso
1 1 (5.00%) Guidewire
1 1 (5.00%) HP
1 1 (5.00%) IBM
1 1 (5.00%) Temenos