The table below looks at the statistics for AppScan skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppScan over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational AppScan
Rank 412 405 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing AppScan 1 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.036% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.028% 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £480 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £480 £488
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3537 3099 2841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.86% 12.46% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2727 2275 1987
Average daily rate £425 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 17
Average hourly rate £65.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.50 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £85.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

AppScan
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AppScan across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

AppScan Jobs Demand Trend in London

AppScan
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

AppScan Daily Rate Trend in London

AppScan
Top 14 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing AppScan 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 AppScan.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

AppScan
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing AppScan 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 AppScan. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP