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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 375 379 418
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +39
Contract jobs citing OWASP 51 45 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.19% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.24% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 6
Median daily rate £500 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £375 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £525 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £499 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.83% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
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
18252 18952 19042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.31% 81.16% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13350 13431 13533
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 247 238
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.18 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.50 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 June 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 June 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
Croydon -4 8 £395 -7.05%
Harrow - 2 £315 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 41 (46.59%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.68%) Java
2 27 (30.68%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (29.55%) Penetration Testing
4 23 (26.14%) Open Source
5 21 (23.86%) CISSP
5 21 (23.86%) Firewall
6 20 (22.73%) Scrum
6 20 (22.73%) Security Testing
7 19 (21.59%) Python
7 19 (21.59%) Linux
8 18 (20.45%) .NET
8 18 (20.45%) Git (software)
9 17 (19.32%) Amazon AWS
9 17 (19.32%) Ruby
9 17 (19.32%) Jenkins
9 17 (19.32%) DevOps
10 16 (18.18%) Information Security
10 16 (18.18%) Data Protection
11 15 (17.05%) Security Architecture
11 15 (17.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 15 (17.05%) C#
11 15 (17.05%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (15.91%) Web Services
13 13 (14.77%) Red Hat
13 13 (14.77%) Security Cleared
13 13 (14.77%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (13.64%) Salt
14 12 (13.64%) Ansible
14 12 (13.64%) Bash Shell

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 12 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 11 (12.50%) JBoss
3 9 (10.23%) Apache
3 9 (10.23%) Mule ESB
3 9 (10.23%) nginx
3 9 (10.23%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.41%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.27%) CloudStack
5 2 (2.27%) Confluence
5 2 (2.27%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.14%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.32%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.36%) GitHub
3 7 (7.95%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (6.82%) IaaS
4 6 (6.82%) SaaS
5 5 (5.68%) PaaS
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.14%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.86%) Firewall
2 11 (12.50%) Internet
2 11 (12.50%) VPN
3 10 (11.36%) DMZ
4 9 (10.23%) Reverse Proxy
5 6 (6.82%) HTTP
5 6 (6.82%) SSH
5 6 (6.82%) SSL
6 5 (5.68%) LAN
6 5 (5.68%) Wireless
7 3 (3.41%) FTP
7 3 (3.41%) IPsec
7 3 (3.41%) Network Security
7 3 (3.41%) SMTP
7 3 (3.41%) WAN
8 1 (1.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.36%) MySQL
2 10 (11.36%) NoSQL
2 10 (11.36%) Redis
3 9 (10.23%) MongoDB
3 9 (10.23%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.68%) DB2
6 1 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.14%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (20.45%) Git (software)
2 17 (19.32%) Jenkins
3 11 (12.50%) Artifactory
4 10 (11.36%) SonarQube
4 10 (11.36%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (10.23%) Gerrit
5 9 (10.23%) Mercurial
6 6 (6.82%) JMeter
7 5 (5.68%) JUnit
7 5 (5.68%) Subversion
7 5 (5.68%) WebDriver
8 4 (4.55%) JIRA
8 4 (4.55%) Protractor
8 4 (4.55%) Selenium
9 3 (3.41%) Burp Suite
9 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.41%) Gatling
9 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.27%) Maven
10 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (13.64%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Law
3 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Games
4 1 (1.14%) Legal
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Publishing
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (19.32%) Analyst
1 17 (19.32%) Security Analyst
2 14 (15.91%) Developer
3 12 (13.64%) Architect
4 10 (11.36%) Application Security Analyst
5 9 (10.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (10.23%) Security Architect
5 9 (10.23%) Tester
6 7 (7.95%) Consultant
6 7 (7.95%) Security Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Penetration Tester
7 6 (6.82%) Technical Leader
7 6 (6.82%) Web Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Web Applications Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Security Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) IT Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.45%) .NET
2 14 (15.91%) Web Services
3 12 (13.64%) LAMP
4 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET
4 9 (10.23%) J2EE
4 9 (10.23%) LAPP Stack
4 9 (10.23%) LEMP Stack
4 9 (10.23%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (7.95%) CAML
5 7 (7.95%) REST
6 6 (6.82%) CSS
6 6 (6.82%) HTML
6 6 (6.82%) HTML5
6 6 (6.82%) Middleware
7 5 (5.68%) CSS3
7 5 (5.68%) Spring
8 4 (4.55%) Ajax
8 4 (4.55%) JSON
8 4 (4.55%) SOAP
9 3 (3.41%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (9.09%) CESG
3 6 (6.82%) PKI
4 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.55%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.41%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.41%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.27%) Learning Management System
6 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.27%) Social Media
7 1 (1.14%) Fintech
7 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.14%) Tandem
7 1 (1.14%) W3C
7 1 (1.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.59%) Linux
2 12 (13.64%) Unix
3 10 (11.36%) CentOS
3 10 (11.36%) Ubuntu
4 9 (10.23%) Windows
5 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.41%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.14%) Android
6 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.14%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.59%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.68%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (29.55%) Penetration Testing
4 23 (26.14%) Open Source
5 20 (22.73%) Scrum
5 20 (22.73%) Security Testing
6 17 (19.32%) DevOps
7 16 (18.18%) Data Protection
7 16 (18.18%) Information Security
8 15 (17.05%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (17.05%) Security Architecture
9 13 (14.77%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (13.64%) Data Management
11 11 (12.50%) Automated Testing
11 11 (12.50%) Web Development
12 10 (11.36%) Ethical Hacking
13 9 (10.23%) Data Security
14 8 (9.09%) BDD
14 8 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
15 7 (7.95%) Fuzz Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.68%) Java
2 19 (21.59%) Python
3 17 (19.32%) Ruby
4 15 (17.05%) C#
5 12 (13.64%) Bash Shell
6 11 (12.50%) Perl
6 11 (12.50%) PHP
7 10 (11.36%) JavaScript
7 10 (11.36%) SQL
8 9 (10.23%) PowerShell
9 7 (7.95%) FQL
9 7 (7.95%) VB
10 5 (5.68%) Scala
11 4 (4.55%) C++
12 3 (3.41%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.14%) C
13 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (23.86%) CISSP
2 13 (14.77%) Security Cleared
3 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
4 9 (10.23%) CEH
5 8 (9.09%) SANS
6 7 (7.95%) CREST Certified
7 5 (5.68%) CISA
7 5 (5.68%) CISM
8 4 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (4.55%) Degree
9 3 (3.41%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (3.41%) CISMP
9 3 (3.41%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.41%) ISEB
9 3 (3.41%) ISSAP
9 3 (3.41%) ISTQB
10 2 (2.27%) BC Cleared
11 1 (1.14%) CHECK Team Member
11 1 (1.14%) GIAC
11 1 (1.14%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (11.36%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.41%) QA
4 1 (1.14%) COBIT
4 1 (1.14%) RMADS
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) Docker
1 10 (11.36%) vCloud
1 10 (11.36%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.41%) Sendmail
4 2 (2.27%) vSphere
4 2 (2.27%) Xen
4 2 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (13.64%) Ansible
1 12 (13.64%) Salt
2 10 (11.36%) Rundeck
3 9 (10.23%) HAProxy
3 9 (10.23%) Kibana
3 9 (10.23%) logstash
3 9 (10.23%) ZABBIX
4 5 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.68%) Puppet
5 3 (3.41%) HP Fortify
6 2 (2.27%) Cobbler
6 2 (2.27%) Nessus
6 2 (2.27%) Nmap
6 2 (2.27%) Terraform
6 2 (2.27%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.14%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.14%) OpenVAS
7 1 (1.14%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) Red Hat
2 12 (13.64%) Oracle
3 11 (12.50%) Google
3 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 10 (11.36%) Black Duck
4 10 (11.36%) Sonatype
4 10 (11.36%) Veracode
4 10 (11.36%) VMware
5 7 (7.95%) ServiceNow
6 5 (5.68%) F5
7 3 (3.41%) Citrix
8 2 (2.27%) CA
8 2 (2.27%) EnterpriseDB
8 2 (2.27%) HP
8 2 (2.27%) Qualys
9 1 (1.14%) IBM
9 1 (1.14%) Mercator
9 1 (1.14%) Pega
9 1 (1.14%) Progress
9 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
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