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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 93 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 6 0 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.44% - 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% - 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 23
Average daily rate
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£415 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.99 £37.49 -
% change year-on-year
+41.34% -
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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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1132 985 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.42% 80.94% 75.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 699 323
Average daily rate £375 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 12
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.68 £12.63 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Testing across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Security Testing 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 Security Testing.

1 9 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 7 (63.64%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (63.64%) Kanban
2 7 (63.64%) MySQL
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) Web Services
2 7 (63.64%) UNIX
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Apache
2 7 (63.64%) Internet
2 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
2 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) nginx
2 7 (63.64%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (63.64%) Amazon S3
2 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (63.64%) Puppet
2 7 (63.64%) MongoDB
2 7 (63.64%) Redis
2 7 (63.64%) Route 53
2 7 (63.64%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (63.64%) HAProxy
2 7 (63.64%) DevOps
2 7 (63.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
3 6 (54.55%) Salt
3 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
3 6 (54.55%) Ansible

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Security Testing 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 Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) Apache
1 7 (63.64%) nginx
2 6 (54.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon S3
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (63.64%) Route 53
1 7 (63.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) HP Helion
2 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Intrusion Detection
1 7 (63.64%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) MySQL
1 7 (63.64%) MongoDB
1 7 (63.64%) Redis
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
2 6 (54.55%) Couchbase
2 6 (54.55%) NoSQL
2 6 (54.55%) SimpleDB
2 6 (54.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Cloud Software Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Cloud Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Web Services
2 6 (54.55%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Kanban
1 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
1 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
1 7 (63.64%) DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) Service Management
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
2 6 (54.55%) Network Design
3 3 (27.27%) Information Assurance
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Release Management
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) R
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) GIAC
2 1 (9.09%) CEH
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Puppet
1 7 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (63.64%) HAProxy
2 6 (54.55%) Salt
2 6 (54.55%) Ansible
3 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) hybris
3 1 (9.09%) Percona
3 1 (9.09%) HP