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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
England / London
Rank 374 395 399
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +4
Contract jobs citing OWASP 26 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.082% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.098% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 10
Median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £310 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £431 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +23.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
16462 17382 17138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.46% 84.19% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11897 12350 12358
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 211 191
Median hourly rate £32.25 £24.23 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -3 2 £525 -4.54%
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 45 (46.88%) Penetration Testing
2 43 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (39.58%) Security Testing
4 35 (36.46%) Jenkins
5 32 (33.33%) Linux
6 31 (32.29%) Web Services
6 31 (32.29%) Open Source
7 30 (31.25%) Python
8 29 (30.21%) Amazon AWS
8 29 (30.21%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (29.17%) Ruby
9 28 (29.17%) PostgreSQL
10 27 (28.13%) nginx
11 26 (27.08%) PHP
12 25 (26.04%) Automated Testing
13 22 (22.92%) Continuous Delivery
14 21 (21.88%) CHECK Team Member
14 21 (21.88%) Travis CI
14 21 (21.88%) Java
15 19 (19.79%) CircleCI
16 18 (18.75%) Fuzz Testing
16 18 (18.75%) Static Program Analysis
16 18 (18.75%) Static Code Analysis
17 17 (17.71%) Finance
17 17 (17.71%) Social Engineering
18 15 (15.63%) Scrum
19 14 (14.58%) .NET
19 14 (14.58%) Internet
20 13 (13.54%) JavaScript
21 12 (12.50%) Firewall

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 27 (28.13%) nginx
2 6 (6.25%) Apache
2 6 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.21%) JBoss
4 4 (4.17%) CMS
4 4 (4.17%) Drupal
5 3 (3.13%) Mule ESB
6 2 (2.08%) ATG Dynamo
6 2 (2.08%) Confluence
6 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.08%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.04%) SAS
7 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.04%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.04%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 29 (30.21%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.29%) GitHub
4 3 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.08%) SaaS
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.04%) Heroku
6 1 (1.04%) IaaS
6 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.58%) Internet
2 12 (12.50%) Firewall
3 6 (6.25%) Kerberos
3 6 (6.25%) SSL
3 6 (6.25%) VPN
4 5 (5.21%) Network Security
4 5 (5.21%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (3.13%) DMZ
6 1 (1.04%) HTTP
6 1 (1.04%) Skype
6 1 (1.04%) SSH
6 1 (1.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.17%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (10.42%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.25%) MySQL
4 5 (5.21%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.21%) Redis
5 1 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (36.46%) Jenkins
2 21 (21.88%) Travis CI
3 19 (19.79%) CircleCI
4 11 (11.46%) Git (software)
5 10 (10.42%) Burp Suite
6 9 (9.38%) JMeter
7 6 (6.25%) Artifactory
7 6 (6.25%) Gerrit
7 6 (6.25%) SonarQube
8 5 (5.21%) Protractor
8 5 (5.21%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (5.21%) WebDriver
9 4 (4.17%) LoadRunner
9 4 (4.17%) Mercurial
9 4 (4.17%) Selenium
10 3 (3.13%) Subversion
10 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.08%) Jasmine
11 2 (2.08%) JIRA
11 2 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 17 (17.71%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Marketing
3 2 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (22.92%) Developer
2 21 (21.88%) Security Engineer
3 12 (12.50%) Analyst
4 11 (11.46%) Tester
5 9 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 9 (9.38%) Architect
6 8 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Consultant
7 7 (7.29%) Penetration Tester
7 7 (7.29%) Security Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Security Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Applications Developer
9 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Principal Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Principal Security Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Security Consultant
10 4 (4.17%) Test Analyst
11 3 (3.13%) AWS Engineer
11 3 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (32.29%) Web Services
2 14 (14.58%) .NET
3 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET
4 8 (8.33%) REST
5 7 (7.29%) CSS
5 7 (7.29%) HTML
6 6 (6.25%) LAMP
6 6 (6.25%) LAPP Stack
6 6 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
6 6 (6.25%) RESTful
6 6 (6.25%) SAML
7 5 (5.21%) J2EE
8 3 (3.13%) Ajax
8 3 (3.13%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.13%) jQuery
8 3 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (2.08%) LESS
9 2 (2.08%) Play Framework
9 2 (2.08%) Sass
9 2 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Cryptography
2 5 (5.21%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.08%) Fintech
3 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.08%) W3C
4 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.04%) Blog
4 1 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.04%) PKI
4 1 (1.04%) Social Media
4 1 (1.04%) User Experience
4 1 (1.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (5.21%) CentOS
3 4 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.17%) Unix
3 4 (4.17%) Windows
4 3 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (46.88%) Penetration Testing
2 43 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (39.58%) Security Testing
4 31 (32.29%) Open Source
5 29 (30.21%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (26.04%) Automated Testing
7 22 (22.92%) Continuous Delivery
8 18 (18.75%) Fuzz Testing
8 18 (18.75%) Static Code Analysis
8 18 (18.75%) Static Program Analysis
9 17 (17.71%) Social Engineering
10 15 (15.63%) Scrum
11 11 (11.46%) Information Security
11 11 (11.46%) Secure Coding
11 11 (11.46%) Source Code Analysis
12 10 (10.42%) DevOps
13 9 (9.38%) SDLC
14 8 (8.33%) Risk Management
14 8 (8.33%) Security Architecture
15 7 (7.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.25%) Python
2 28 (29.17%) Ruby
3 26 (27.08%) PHP
4 21 (21.88%) Java
5 13 (13.54%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.25%) Perl
7 4 (4.17%) C#
8 3 (3.13%) Scala
8 3 (3.13%) SQL
9 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (21.88%) CHECK Team Member
2 12 (12.50%) CREST Certified
3 9 (9.38%) CISSP
4 8 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.29%) SANS
6 6 (6.25%) Degree
7 5 (5.21%) GIAC
8 4 (4.17%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.13%) CISM
10 2 (2.08%) CEH
10 2 (2.08%) ISEB
10 2 (2.08%) OSCP
11 1 (1.04%) CISA
11 1 (1.04%) CISMP
11 1 (1.04%) GSEC
11 1 (1.04%) ISACA
11 1 (1.04%) ISSAP
11 1 (1.04%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 6 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 6 (6.25%) QA
2 4 (4.17%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.08%) RMADS
3 2 (2.08%) SDET
4 1 (1.04%) COBIT
4 1 (1.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.04%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (8.33%) Docker
2 6 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (4.17%) vCloud
4 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.04%) OpenSSH
5 1 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (11.46%) Ansible
1 11 (11.46%) HP Fortify
2 6 (6.25%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (6.25%) Kibana
2 6 (6.25%) logstash
3 5 (5.21%) HAProxy
4 4 (4.17%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 4 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.17%) Rundeck
4 4 (4.17%) Salt
4 4 (4.17%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.08%) Puppet
6 1 (1.04%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.04%) CSIRT
6 1 (1.04%) Graphite
6 1 (1.04%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.04%) Nagios
6 1 (1.04%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (11.46%) HP
2 6 (6.25%) CA
2 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.21%) Black Duck
3 5 (5.21%) Sonatype
3 5 (5.21%) Veracode
3 5 (5.21%) VMware
4 4 (4.17%) Google
4 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.08%) ATG
6 1 (1.04%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco
6 1 (1.04%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.04%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.04%) Qualys
6 1 (1.04%) Splunk