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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 390 389 402
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Contract jobs citing OWASP 21 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.099% 0.077% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.096% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 3
Average daily rate £453 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £398 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £595 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £396
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
17610 16725 17372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.27% 80.29% 80.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12571 11968 11925
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 195 238
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £23.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +43 7 £455 - 5
Harrow - 1 £325 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 26 (47.27%) Java
1 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 19 (34.55%) Gerrit
3 19 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
4 18 (32.73%) Firewall
4 18 (32.73%) BDD
5 17 (30.91%) Selenium
5 17 (30.91%) Web Services
6 16 (29.09%) JMeter
6 16 (29.09%) Security Cleared
6 16 (29.09%) Git (software)
7 15 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
7 15 (27.27%) Linux
8 14 (25.45%) TDD
8 14 (25.45%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (25.45%) JIRA
9 13 (23.64%) CSS
9 13 (23.64%) HTML
9 13 (23.64%) Oracle
9 13 (23.64%) SonarQube
10 12 (21.82%) E-Commerce
10 12 (21.82%) Information Security
11 11 (20.00%) Windows
11 11 (20.00%) Artifactory
11 11 (20.00%) SDLC
12 10 (18.18%) Ansible
12 10 (18.18%) Bash Shell
12 10 (18.18%) MongoDB

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (16.36%) Mule ESB
2 7 (12.73%) Alfresco
2 7 (12.73%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.73%) Node.js
2 7 (12.73%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.91%) JBoss
3 6 (10.91%) Mule
3 6 (10.91%) WildFly
4 5 (9.09%) Confluence
5 4 (7.27%) Apache
5 4 (7.27%) nginx
6 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (5.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.27%) GitHub
3 3 (5.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.82%) IaaS
5 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.73%) Firewall
2 9 (16.36%) VPN
3 7 (12.73%) Internet
4 6 (10.91%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (7.27%) DNS
6 3 (5.45%) DMZ
6 3 (5.45%) FTP
6 3 (5.45%) IPsec
6 3 (5.45%) SMTP
6 3 (5.45%) SSH
7 2 (3.64%) Network Security
7 2 (3.64%) WAN
8 1 (1.82%) HTTP
8 1 (1.82%) Intranet
8 1 (1.82%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 10 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.27%) MySQL
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.45%) Redis
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 19 (34.55%) Gerrit
3 17 (30.91%) Selenium
4 16 (29.09%) Git (software)
4 16 (29.09%) JMeter
5 14 (25.45%) JIRA
6 13 (23.64%) SonarQube
7 11 (20.00%) Artifactory
8 7 (12.73%) Gradle
8 7 (12.73%) Maven
8 7 (12.73%) WebDriver
9 6 (10.91%) Cucumber
9 6 (10.91%) Gitweb
10 5 (9.09%) Mercurial
10 5 (9.09%) SoapUI
11 4 (7.27%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (5.45%) Jasmine
12 3 (5.45%) WATIR
13 2 (3.64%) IntelliJ
13 2 (3.64%) JUnit
General
1 7 (12.73%) Retail
2 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Games
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) Analyst
3 11 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Security Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Web Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Application Security Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Security Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) Agile Test Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Applications Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Service Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Services Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Test Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Web Applications Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.91%) Web Services
2 13 (23.64%) CSS
2 13 (23.64%) HTML
3 10 (18.18%) RESTful
4 9 (16.36%) AngularJS
4 9 (16.36%) J2EE
5 8 (14.55%) HTML5
6 7 (12.73%) jQuery
7 6 (10.91%) Hibernate
7 6 (10.91%) Spring
7 6 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (9.09%) REST
9 4 (7.27%) .NET
9 4 (7.27%) LAMP
9 4 (7.27%) LAPP Stack
9 4 (7.27%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (5.45%) CSS3
10 3 (5.45%) Entity Framework
10 3 (5.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) CESG
1 3 (5.45%) Client/Server
1 3 (5.45%) Cryptography
1 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.45%) W3C
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Linux
2 11 (20.00%) Windows
3 9 (16.36%) CentOS
3 9 (16.36%) Unix
4 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.82%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (32.73%) BDD
4 15 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (25.45%) TDD
6 12 (21.82%) E-Commerce
6 12 (21.82%) Information Security
7 11 (20.00%) SDLC
8 9 (16.36%) Scrum
8 9 (16.36%) Security Testing
9 8 (14.55%) Manual Testing
9 8 (14.55%) Security Architecture
10 7 (12.73%) API Testing
10 7 (12.73%) Secure Coding
11 6 (10.91%) Automated Testing
11 6 (10.91%) DevOps
11 6 (10.91%) Test Scripting
11 6 (10.91%) Validation
12 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
12 5 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) Java
2 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 9 (16.36%) Ruby
5 5 (9.09%) Perl
5 5 (9.09%) PHP
6 4 (7.27%) C
6 4 (7.27%) C#
6 4 (7.27%) Python
7 2 (3.64%) SQL
8 1 (1.82%) C++
8 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.18%) CISSP
3 7 (12.73%) CEH
3 7 (12.73%) CISM
3 7 (12.73%) ISEB
3 7 (12.73%) ISTQB
4 6 (10.91%) DV Cleared
5 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.27%) CREST Certified
6 4 (7.27%) GIAC
7 3 (5.45%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (5.45%) CISA
7 3 (5.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (5.45%) SANS
8 2 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.82%) Degree
9 1 (1.82%) EC-Council LPT
9 1 (1.82%) ECSA
9 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (1.82%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.64%) COBIT
2 2 (3.64%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.82%) RMADS
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) vCloud
2 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.45%) Docker
3 3 (5.45%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) Ansible
2 9 (16.36%) Rundeck
2 9 (16.36%) Salt
3 8 (14.55%) Kibana
3 8 (14.55%) logstash
4 6 (10.91%) ZABBIX
5 4 (7.27%) Nessus
5 4 (7.27%) Puppet
6 3 (5.45%) CFEngine
6 3 (5.45%) HP Fortify
6 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.64%) HAProxy
7 2 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.82%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.82%) Nmap
8 1 (1.82%) OpenVAS
8 1 (1.82%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Oracle
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
3 8 (14.55%) VMware
4 6 (10.91%) Twitter
5 5 (9.09%) ATG
5 5 (9.09%) WorldPay
6 4 (7.27%) Black Duck
6 4 (7.27%) hybris
6 4 (7.27%) Sonatype
6 4 (7.27%) Veracode
7 3 (5.45%) Citrix
7 3 (5.45%) Google
7 3 (5.45%) HP
7 3 (5.45%) Qualys
8 2 (3.64%) AppSense
8 2 (3.64%) Cisco
8 2 (3.64%) McAfee
8 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.64%) Websense
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