The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP 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 OWASP over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 394 400 409
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing OWASP 25 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.092% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.12% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 12
Average daily rate
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£461 £500 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £629 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £467 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +12.50%
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19178 18942 19608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.67% 79.00% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13701 13153 13715
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 216 236
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OWASP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in London

OWASP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

OWASP Daily Rate Trend in London

OWASP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OWASP across the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

OWASP Daily Rate Histogram in London

OWASP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 3 £550 - 3
Croydon - 2 £425 - 1
Uxbridge - 2 £391 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing OWASP 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 OWASP.

1 41 (60.29%) Linux
2 35 (51.47%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 32 (47.06%) Java
5 30 (44.12%) Scrum
6 27 (39.71%) Git (software)
7 25 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (33.82%) Firewall
9 22 (32.35%) Web Services
10 21 (30.88%) JIRA
10 21 (30.88%) Artifactory
10 21 (30.88%) Salt
10 21 (30.88%) Ansible
10 21 (30.88%) SonarQube
10 21 (30.88%) Rundeck
11 20 (29.41%) Docker
11 20 (29.41%) DevOps
11 20 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
11 20 (29.41%) CentOS
11 20 (29.41%) MongoDB
11 20 (29.41%) NoSQL
11 20 (29.41%) HTML
11 20 (29.41%) Red Hat
12 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
13 17 (25.00%) MySQL
14 16 (23.53%) PHP
14 16 (23.53%) Tomcat
14 16 (23.53%) Python
14 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
14 16 (23.53%) VMware

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing OWASP 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 OWASP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (23.53%) Tomcat
1 16 (23.53%) Mule ESB
2 14 (20.59%) Apache
2 14 (20.59%) nginx
3 13 (19.12%) JBoss
4 12 (17.65%) Confluence
5 9 (13.24%) Drupal
6 8 (11.76%) Node.js
7 7 (10.29%) Alfresco
8 6 (8.82%) WildFly
9 2 (2.94%) Mule
10 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.06%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (20.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (33.82%) Firewall
2 15 (22.06%) VPN
3 14 (20.59%) Reverse Proxy
4 8 (11.76%) DMZ
4 8 (11.76%) Kerberos
5 3 (4.41%) LDAP
6 1 (1.47%) IPv4
6 1 (1.47%) Internet
6 1 (1.47%) MPLS
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.41%) MongoDB
1 20 (29.41%) NoSQL
2 17 (25.00%) MySQL
3 16 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (19.12%) Redis
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.47%) Big Data
6 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 27 (39.71%) Git (software)
3 21 (30.88%) JIRA
3 21 (30.88%) Artifactory
3 21 (30.88%) SonarQube
4 15 (22.06%) Gerrit
5 14 (20.59%) Mercurial
6 11 (16.18%) Selenium
7 9 (13.24%) Visual Studio
8 8 (11.76%) JMeter
8 8 (11.76%) Maven
8 8 (11.76%) Gradle
9 2 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.47%) Ant
10 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.47%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.47%) Calabash
General
1 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (29.41%) Developer
2 12 (17.65%) Architect
2 12 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (16.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Application Security Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Software Architect
4 8 (11.76%) Security Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) ScrumMaster
5 6 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Security Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Author
7 4 (5.88%) Technical Author
7 4 (5.88%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Web Applications Developer
7 4 (5.88%) UX Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Security Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.35%) Web Services
2 20 (29.41%) HTML
3 15 (22.06%) J2EE
3 15 (22.06%) CSS
4 14 (20.59%) .NET
4 14 (20.59%) LAMP
4 14 (20.59%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (16.18%) RESTful
6 9 (13.24%) jQuery
7 8 (11.76%) SAML
8 7 (10.29%) CSS3
8 7 (10.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (10.29%) HTML5
9 5 (7.35%) .NET Framework
10 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (5.88%) Entity Framework
10 4 (5.88%) Spring
11 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (4.41%) REST
11 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Wiki
2 8 (11.76%) Fixed Income
3 6 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (7.35%) User Experience
5 2 (2.94%) W3C
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) Clustering
6 1 (1.47%) Derivative
6 1 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.47%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 41 (60.29%) Linux
2 20 (29.41%) CentOS
3 14 (20.59%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.47%) Android
4 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) Continuous Integration
2 30 (44.12%) Scrum
3 25 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (29.41%) DevOps
5 11 (16.18%) BDD
6 10 (14.71%) TDD
6 10 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (11.76%) SDLC
7 8 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (7.35%) Validation
8 5 (7.35%) Web Development
9 4 (5.88%) Security Testing
9 4 (5.88%) Security Architecture
9 4 (5.88%) MVC
9 4 (5.88%) ERP
10 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.41%) Information Security
10 3 (4.41%) Open Source
10 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.94%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.06%) Java
2 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
3 16 (23.53%) PHP
3 16 (23.53%) Python
3 16 (23.53%) Bash Shell
4 15 (22.06%) Ruby
5 14 (20.59%) C#
5 14 (20.59%) Perl
6 3 (4.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) WAI
2 2 (2.94%) COBIT
2 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 20 (29.41%) Docker
2 16 (23.53%) vCloud
3 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.47%) XenApp
4 1 (1.47%) vSphere
4 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (30.88%) Ansible
1 21 (30.88%) Salt
1 21 (30.88%) Rundeck
2 20 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (23.53%) logstash
3 16 (23.53%) Kibana
4 15 (22.06%) ZABBIX
4 15 (22.06%) Puppet
5 13 (19.12%) HAProxy
6 10 (14.71%) Vagrant
7 8 (11.76%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.47%) SCCM
8 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Red Hat
2 16 (23.53%) VMware
2 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 14 (20.59%) Google
4 8 (11.76%) HP
4 8 (11.76%) CA
5 5 (7.35%) Oracle
5 5 (7.35%) WorldPay
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco
6 1 (1.47%) IBM
6 1 (1.47%) AppDynamics
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