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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational AppScan
Rank 410 - 406
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AppScan 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% - 0.005%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.031% - 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £480
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
AppScan
England

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
3194 3152 2913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.10% 15.13% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2366 2398 2100
Average daily rate £475 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £50.00 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.55% -34.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +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 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) WebInspect
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (50.00%) Burp Suite

AppScan
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Burp Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Advisor
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SAML
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (50.00%) SANS
1 1 (50.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Fortify
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
1 1 (50.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Veracode