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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 360 403 364
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -39
Contract jobs citing OWASP 44 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.027% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.034% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 27
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£450 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £331
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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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
17284 17642 16796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.43% 78.20% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12221 12641 11548
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 228 261
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.80 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% -37.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £50.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 - 6 £450 - 1
Ealing - 3 £400 -
Hammersmith - 1 £390 -
Croydon - 1 £500 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 37 (59.68%) Linux
2 36 (58.06%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (54.84%) Jenkins
4 30 (48.39%) Java
4 30 (48.39%) Scrum
5 26 (41.94%) Web Services
6 25 (40.32%) Git (software)
7 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (33.87%) JIRA
9 20 (32.26%) Artifactory
9 20 (32.26%) Ansible
9 20 (32.26%) SonarQube
10 19 (30.65%) Rundeck
10 19 (30.65%) Salt
10 19 (30.65%) MongoDB
10 19 (30.65%) NoSQL
11 18 (29.03%) DevOps
12 17 (27.42%) Docker
12 17 (27.42%) Opscode Chef
12 17 (27.42%) Firewall
13 16 (25.81%) Red Hat
13 16 (25.81%) Bash Shell
13 16 (25.81%) CentOS
14 15 (24.19%) Mule ESB
14 15 (24.19%) J2EE
14 15 (24.19%) MySQL
15 14 (22.58%) JavaScript
15 14 (22.58%) HTML
15 14 (22.58%) PHP
15 14 (22.58%) Microsoft

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 15 (24.19%) Mule ESB
2 12 (19.35%) Confluence
3 11 (17.74%) nginx
3 11 (17.74%) Apache
4 10 (16.13%) JBoss
4 10 (16.13%) Tomcat
4 10 (16.13%) Node.js
5 9 (14.52%) Drupal
6 8 (12.90%) Alfresco
7 6 (9.68%) WildFly
8 4 (6.45%) Mule
9 2 (3.23%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (17.74%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.42%) Firewall
2 11 (17.74%) VPN
3 9 (14.52%) Reverse Proxy
4 7 (11.29%) DMZ
5 6 (9.68%) Kerberos
6 3 (4.84%) Internet
6 3 (4.84%) LDAP
7 2 (3.23%) Network Security
8 1 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.61%) MPLS
8 1 (1.61%) IPv4
8 1 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.65%) MongoDB
1 19 (30.65%) NoSQL
2 15 (24.19%) MySQL
3 14 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (17.74%) Redis
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.61%) Big Data
6 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 34 (54.84%) Jenkins
2 25 (40.32%) Git (software)
3 21 (33.87%) JIRA
4 20 (32.26%) Artifactory
4 20 (32.26%) SonarQube
5 14 (22.58%) Gerrit
6 10 (16.13%) Maven
6 10 (16.13%) Selenium
6 10 (16.13%) Gradle
6 10 (16.13%) Mercurial
7 9 (14.52%) JMeter
8 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.23%) CocoaPods
9 2 (3.23%) Android Studio
10 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Developer
2 11 (17.74%) Architect
3 8 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Security Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Software Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Application Security Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) ScrumMaster
6 4 (6.45%) Author
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Author
6 4 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Security Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Security Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.45%) UX Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Writer
7 2 (3.23%) Linux Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Documentation Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.94%) Web Services
2 15 (24.19%) J2EE
3 14 (22.58%) HTML
4 11 (17.74%) RESTful
4 11 (17.74%) jQuery
4 11 (17.74%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (17.74%) LAMP
5 10 (16.13%) CSS
6 9 (14.52%) .NET
7 8 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (11.29%) CSS3
8 7 (11.29%) HTML5
9 6 (9.68%) SAML
9 6 (9.68%) JSON
9 6 (9.68%) REST
10 5 (8.06%) Spring
11 4 (6.45%) SOAP
11 4 (6.45%) Hibernate
12 3 (4.84%) XML
13 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Wiki
2 6 (9.68%) Fixed Income
3 5 (8.06%) User Experience
3 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.84%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.23%) Biometrics
5 2 (3.23%) PKI
5 2 (3.23%) Online Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.61%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.61%) Clustering
6 1 (1.61%) Derivative
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 37 (59.68%) Linux
2 16 (25.81%) CentOS
3 10 (16.13%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.84%) Android
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.61%) Debian
5 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (58.06%) Continuous Integration
2 30 (48.39%) Scrum
3 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (29.03%) DevOps
5 10 (16.13%) TDD
5 10 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (16.13%) BDD
6 8 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (8.06%) Open Source
7 5 (8.06%) OO
8 4 (6.45%) Security Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Multithreading
8 4 (6.45%) Security Architecture
9 3 (4.84%) SDLC
9 3 (4.84%) Information Security
9 3 (4.84%) MVC
9 3 (4.84%) Data Modelling
10 2 (3.23%) ITIL
10 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) Java
2 16 (25.81%) Bash Shell
3 14 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 14 (22.58%) PHP
4 13 (20.97%) Ruby
4 13 (20.97%) Python
5 11 (17.74%) Perl
6 10 (16.13%) C#
7 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.61%) Scala
8 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) CISSP
3 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) CISA
4 1 (1.61%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) WAI
2 3 (4.84%) QA
3 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (3.23%) COBIT
4 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (27.42%) Docker
2 13 (20.97%) vCloud
3 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.61%) vSphere
4 1 (1.61%) XenApp
4 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (32.26%) Ansible
2 19 (30.65%) Rundeck
2 19 (30.65%) Salt
3 17 (27.42%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (20.97%) Puppet
4 13 (20.97%) logstash
4 13 (20.97%) Kibana
5 11 (17.74%) ZABBIX
6 9 (14.52%) HAProxy
7 7 (11.29%) Vagrant
8 6 (9.68%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (1.61%) SCCM
9 1 (1.61%) SCOM
9 1 (1.61%) collectd
9 1 (1.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Red Hat
2 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.97%) VMware
4 12 (19.35%) Google
5 6 (9.68%) HP
5 6 (9.68%) CA
6 1 (1.61%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (1.61%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco
6 1 (1.61%) IBM