The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 363 410 417
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +7
Contract jobs citing OWASP 74 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 22 10
Median daily rate £453 £415 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% -17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £316 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £550 £586
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £473
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
OWASP
England

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
19471 19452 19895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 86.07% 83.14% 81.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13941 13986 14064
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 219 250
Median hourly rate £24.44 £22.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.09% +1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.28 £52.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing OWASP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the London region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +20 7 £500 +23.07% 2
Croydon -11 2 - -
Westminster - 1 £398 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OWASP 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 London region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 67 (53.60%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (46.40%) Penetration Testing
3 57 (45.60%) Open Source
4 56 (44.80%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (38.40%) Security Testing
6 42 (33.60%) Linux
7 41 (32.80%) Python
7 41 (32.80%) Jenkins
8 40 (32.00%) Web Services
8 40 (32.00%) Automated Testing
9 39 (31.20%) Amazon AWS
10 37 (29.60%) Ruby
11 36 (28.80%) nginx
11 36 (28.80%) PostgreSQL
11 36 (28.80%) Java
12 35 (28.00%) PHP
13 32 (25.60%) Continuous Delivery
14 28 (22.40%) Social Engineering
14 28 (22.40%) Static Code Analysis
14 28 (22.40%) Static Program Analysis
14 28 (22.40%) Fuzz Testing
15 26 (20.80%) Firewall
16 25 (20.00%) CISSP
17 23 (18.40%) Finance
18 22 (17.60%) Web Development
19 21 (16.80%) Scrum
19 21 (16.80%) Travis CI
19 21 (16.80%) CREST Certified
20 20 (16.00%) CHECK Team Member
21 19 (15.20%) CircleCI

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 36 (28.80%) nginx
2 16 (12.80%) Tomcat
3 15 (12.00%) Apache
3 15 (12.00%) JBoss
4 13 (10.40%) SharePoint
5 12 (9.60%) Mule ESB
6 2 (1.60%) Confluence
7 1 (0.80%) SAS
7 1 (0.80%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.80%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (31.20%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (12.00%) GitHub
3 11 (8.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (7.20%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (4.80%) IaaS
5 6 (4.80%) PaaS
5 6 (4.80%) SaaS
6 1 (0.80%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.80%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.80%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.80%) Firewall
2 16 (12.80%) Internet
3 14 (11.20%) Reverse Proxy
3 14 (11.20%) VPN
4 12 (9.60%) DMZ
5 7 (5.60%) SSL
6 6 (4.80%) Kerberos
7 5 (4.00%) LAN
7 5 (4.00%) Wireless
8 4 (3.20%) WAN
9 3 (2.40%) HTTP
9 3 (2.40%) Network Security
10 1 (0.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (0.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.80%) LDAP
10 1 (0.80%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.80%) Skype
10 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (28.80%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (15.20%) MongoDB
3 16 (12.80%) MySQL
4 15 (12.00%) NoSQL
4 15 (12.00%) Redis
5 8 (6.40%) SQL Server
6 7 (5.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.80%) DB2
8 1 (0.80%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 41 (32.80%) Jenkins
2 21 (16.80%) Travis CI
3 19 (15.20%) CircleCI
3 19 (15.20%) Git (software)
4 16 (12.80%) Artifactory
5 15 (12.00%) Gerrit
5 15 (12.00%) SonarQube
6 14 (11.20%) Sonatype Nexus
7 13 (10.40%) Mercurial
8 9 (7.20%) Burp Suite
9 8 (6.40%) JMeter
10 7 (5.60%) Protractor
11 5 (4.00%) WebDriver
12 4 (3.20%) JUnit
12 4 (3.20%) Visual Studio
13 3 (2.40%) Jasmine
13 3 (2.40%) JIRA
13 3 (2.40%) Maven
13 3 (2.40%) Selenium
13 3 (2.40%) Subversion
General
1 23 (18.40%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Law
3 5 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.60%) Banking
4 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.60%) Retail
5 1 (0.80%) Electronics
5 1 (0.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (30.40%) Security Engineer
2 28 (22.40%) Developer
3 15 (12.00%) Tester
4 12 (9.60%) Analyst
4 12 (9.60%) Java Developer
5 11 (8.80%) Architect
6 10 (8.00%) Penetration Tester
6 10 (8.00%) Security Analyst
7 9 (7.20%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Consultant
9 7 (5.60%) Applications Developer
9 7 (5.60%) CISSP Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Security Architect
10 6 (4.80%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) Principal Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) Principal Security Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) Technical Leader
11 5 (4.00%) .NET Developer
11 5 (4.00%) IT Analyst
11 5 (4.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (32.00%) Web Services
2 18 (14.40%) .NET
3 16 (12.80%) LAMP
4 15 (12.00%) LAPP Stack
4 15 (12.00%) LEMP Stack
5 13 (10.40%) J2EE
6 12 (9.60%) ASP.NET
6 12 (9.60%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (7.20%) REST
8 7 (5.60%) CAML
8 7 (5.60%) SAML
9 6 (4.80%) AngularJS
9 6 (4.80%) Spring
10 5 (4.00%) CSS
10 5 (4.00%) HTML
10 5 (4.00%) HTML5
10 5 (4.00%) JSON
11 4 (3.20%) Ajax
11 4 (3.20%) Java EE
11 4 (3.20%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.80%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.20%) Cryptography
2 4 (3.20%) PKI
3 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.40%) CESG
3 3 (2.40%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.40%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.40%) Social Media
4 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.60%) User Experience
4 2 (1.60%) Wiki
5 1 (0.80%) Blog
5 1 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.80%) Fintech
5 1 (0.80%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 42 (33.60%) Linux
2 14 (11.20%) CentOS
3 12 (9.60%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.40%) Unix
6 2 (1.60%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.60%) Windows
7 1 (0.80%) Android
7 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (53.60%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (46.40%) Penetration Testing
3 57 (45.60%) Open Source
4 56 (44.80%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (38.40%) Security Testing
6 40 (32.00%) Automated Testing
7 32 (25.60%) Continuous Delivery
8 28 (22.40%) Fuzz Testing
8 28 (22.40%) Social Engineering
8 28 (22.40%) Static Code Analysis
8 28 (22.40%) Static Program Analysis
9 22 (17.60%) Web Development
10 21 (16.80%) Scrum
11 19 (15.20%) DevOps
12 18 (14.40%) Secure Coding
13 17 (13.60%) Security Architecture
14 16 (12.80%) Data Protection
14 16 (12.80%) Ethical Hacking
15 13 (10.40%) Information Security
16 10 (8.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (32.80%) Python
2 37 (29.60%) Ruby
3 36 (28.80%) Java
4 35 (28.00%) PHP
5 17 (13.60%) Perl
6 15 (12.00%) Bash Shell
6 15 (12.00%) C#
7 13 (10.40%) JavaScript
8 8 (6.40%) PowerShell
8 8 (6.40%) SQL
9 7 (5.60%) FQL
9 7 (5.60%) VB
10 5 (4.00%) Scala
11 2 (1.60%) C
12 1 (0.80%) C++
12 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (20.00%) CISSP
2 21 (16.80%) CREST Certified
3 20 (16.00%) CHECK Team Member
4 15 (12.00%) CEH
5 12 (9.60%) Security Cleared
6 8 (6.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (4.80%) Degree
7 6 (4.80%) SANS
7 6 (4.80%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.00%) CISM
9 3 (2.40%) CISA
9 3 (2.40%) CISMP
9 3 (2.40%) GIAC
9 3 (2.40%) ISEB
9 3 (2.40%) ISSAP
9 3 (2.40%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.60%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.80%) ECSA
11 1 (0.80%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (4.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.60%) SDET
5 1 (0.80%) COBIT
5 1 (0.80%) QA
5 1 (0.80%) RMADS
System Software
1 15 (12.00%) Virtual Machines
2 13 (10.40%) Docker
2 13 (10.40%) vCloud
3 6 (4.80%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.80%) KVM
5 1 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (12.00%) Ansible
2 14 (11.20%) HAProxy
3 13 (10.40%) Kibana
3 13 (10.40%) logstash
3 13 (10.40%) Rundeck
3 13 (10.40%) Salt
3 13 (10.40%) ZABBIX
4 10 (8.00%) HP Fortify
5 7 (5.60%) CA Single Sign-On
6 5 (4.00%) Puppet
7 4 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.60%) Nmap
8 2 (1.60%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.80%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (12.80%) Red Hat
2 15 (12.00%) VMware
3 14 (11.20%) Black Duck
3 14 (11.20%) Sonatype
3 14 (11.20%) Veracode
4 13 (10.40%) Google
5 9 (7.20%) HP
6 8 (6.40%) CA
6 8 (6.40%) Microsoft
7 7 (5.60%) ServiceNow
8 5 (4.00%) Mercator
9 2 (1.60%) F5
9 2 (1.60%) Oracle
10 1 (0.80%) Cisco
10 1 (0.80%) Citrix
10 1 (0.80%) Forcepoint
10 1 (0.80%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.80%) Qualys
10 1 (0.80%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.80%) SAP
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