The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 404 392 401
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing OWASP 13 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.055% 0.087% 0.027%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.11% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 5
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£438 £400 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £375 £256
% change year-on-year
+19.33% +46.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18062 18544 19522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.87% 76.39% 73.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12621 12882 12946
Average daily rate £442 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 256 380
Average hourly rate £20.18 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.60% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
OWASP
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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
Dagenham - - - -
City of London - - - -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 11 (55.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) TDD
3 9 (45.00%) Objective-C
4 8 (40.00%) Firewall
4 8 (40.00%) XML
4 8 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 8 (40.00%) Android
4 8 (40.00%) Apple iOS
5 7 (35.00%) .NET
5 7 (35.00%) C#
6 6 (30.00%) HTML
6 6 (30.00%) CSS
6 6 (30.00%) UML
6 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (30.00%) IBM
6 6 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
6 6 (30.00%) Cryptography
6 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (30.00%) Mobile App
6 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (30.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 6 (30.00%) PKI
6 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 5 (25.00%) BDD
7 5 (25.00%) Banking
7 5 (25.00%) Information Security
7 5 (25.00%) JavaScript

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 4 (20.00%) CMS
1 4 (20.00%) EPiServer CMS
1 4 (20.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 2 (10.00%) SSL
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (5.00%) LDAP
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) WLAN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.00%) Capybara
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) JUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.00%) JMeter
3 2 (10.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) Checkstyle
4 1 (5.00%) AppScan
General
1 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Ethical Hacker
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) XML
2 7 (35.00%) .NET
3 6 (30.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (20.00%) NHibernate
5 2 (10.00%) JSON
5 2 (10.00%) Spring Security
5 2 (10.00%) OAuth
5 2 (10.00%) RESTful
5 2 (10.00%) XACML
5 2 (10.00%) OpenID
5 2 (10.00%) REST
5 2 (10.00%) SAML
5 2 (10.00%) Spring
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Cryptography
1 6 (30.00%) PKI
1 6 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Android
1 8 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) TDD
3 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (30.00%) UML
3 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (30.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (25.00%) BDD
4 5 (25.00%) Information Security
4 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 4 (20.00%) Security Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Kanban
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Use Case
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) Objective-C
3 7 (35.00%) C#
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) Ruby
6 3 (15.00%) C++
6 3 (15.00%) C
7 2 (10.00%) SQL
8 1 (5.00%) Python
8 1 (5.00%) XQuery
8 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CEH
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (15.00%) QA
4 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) IBM
2 4 (20.00%) EPiServer
3 1 (5.00%) Akamai
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