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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 382 396 348
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -48
Contract jobs citing OWASP 24 7 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.030% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.038% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 35
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£450 £700 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £535 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £725 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £409 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +16.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
17519 18244 16755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.23% 78.14% 77.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12262 12918 11637
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 228 225
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -23.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 - 2 £488 - 1
Hammersmith - 1 £390 - 1
Croydon - 1 £500 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (59.52%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 23 (54.76%) SonarQube
3 23 (54.76%) Web Services
3 23 (54.76%) Linux
4 21 (50.00%) Artifactory
5 19 (45.24%) CentOS
5 19 (45.24%) Bash Shell
5 19 (45.24%) Ansible
5 19 (45.24%) Red Hat
6 18 (42.86%) Scrum
6 18 (42.86%) Salt
6 18 (42.86%) MongoDB
6 18 (42.86%) NoSQL
7 16 (38.10%) Python
7 16 (38.10%) J2EE
8 15 (35.71%) VMware
8 15 (35.71%) Gerrit
8 15 (35.71%) Git (software)
8 15 (35.71%) DevOps
9 14 (33.33%) logstash
9 14 (33.33%) Mule ESB
9 14 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (33.33%) Ruby
9 14 (33.33%) Java
9 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 14 (33.33%) Perl
10 13 (30.95%) Tomcat
10 13 (30.95%) jQuery

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 14 (33.33%) Mule ESB
2 13 (30.95%) Tomcat
3 12 (28.57%) Apache
3 12 (28.57%) nginx
3 12 (28.57%) Node.js
4 9 (21.43%) JBoss
5 8 (19.05%) Confluence
6 6 (14.29%) Alfresco
7 4 (9.52%) Mule
7 4 (9.52%) WildFly
8 2 (4.76%) OpenStack
9 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (23.81%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) Firewall
2 11 (26.19%) VPN
3 10 (23.81%) Reverse Proxy
4 7 (16.67%) DMZ
5 3 (7.14%) Internet
6 2 (4.76%) Kerberos
6 2 (4.76%) Network Security
7 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 18 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 14 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (28.57%) MySQL
3 12 (28.57%) Redis
4 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) Big Data
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 24 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 23 (54.76%) SonarQube
3 21 (50.00%) Artifactory
4 15 (35.71%) Git (software)
4 15 (35.71%) Gerrit
5 12 (28.57%) Gradle
5 12 (28.57%) Maven
6 10 (23.81%) Selenium
7 9 (21.43%) Mercurial
7 9 (21.43%) JMeter
8 8 (19.05%) JIRA
9 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
10 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
10 2 (4.76%) CocoaPods
10 2 (4.76%) Android Studio
11 1 (2.38%) Appium
11 1 (2.38%) Calabash
11 1 (2.38%) PhantomJS
11 1 (2.38%) VisualVM
11 1 (2.38%) Ant
General
1 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Developer
2 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
2 4 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Administrator
3 3 (7.14%) Security Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) Architect
3 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.76%) Security Architect
4 2 (4.76%) Web Administrator
4 2 (4.76%) Android Developer
4 2 (4.76%) Application Security Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) UX Developer
4 2 (4.76%) iOS Developer
4 2 (4.76%) Security Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.38%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (2.38%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.38%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (54.76%) Web Services
2 16 (38.10%) J2EE
3 13 (30.95%) jQuery
4 12 (28.57%) LAMP
5 10 (23.81%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (21.43%) RESTful
6 9 (21.43%) CSS
7 7 (16.67%) HTML
7 7 (16.67%) REST
7 7 (16.67%) JSON
8 6 (14.29%) CSS3
8 6 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (14.29%) HTML5
9 5 (11.90%) .NET
9 5 (11.90%) Spring
10 4 (9.52%) SOAP
10 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
11 3 (7.14%) XML
12 2 (4.76%) J2ME
12 2 (4.76%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Open Source
2 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.14%) User Experience
3 3 (7.14%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.76%) PKI
4 2 (4.76%) Biometrics
4 2 (4.76%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.76%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) Derivative
5 1 (2.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) Linux
2 19 (45.24%) CentOS
3 9 (21.43%) Ubuntu
4 3 (7.14%) Android
4 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) Windows
5 1 (2.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (59.52%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (42.86%) Scrum
3 15 (35.71%) DevOps
4 10 (23.81%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (23.81%) TDD
4 10 (23.81%) BDD
5 5 (11.90%) OO
6 4 (9.52%) Multithreading
6 4 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.14%) MVC
8 2 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (4.76%) Performance Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Security Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Concurrent Programming
8 2 (4.76%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) Bash Shell
2 16 (38.10%) Python
3 14 (33.33%) Ruby
3 14 (33.33%) Java
3 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (33.33%) Perl
4 11 (26.19%) PHP
5 6 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (4.76%) Scala
6 2 (4.76%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) CISSP
3 1 (2.38%) CISA
3 1 (2.38%) CISM
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) WAI
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) vCloud
2 12 (28.57%) Docker
3 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (45.24%) Ansible
2 18 (42.86%) Salt
3 14 (33.33%) logstash
4 13 (30.95%) Kibana
5 12 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (28.57%) ZABBIX
5 12 (28.57%) Puppet
6 10 (23.81%) HAProxy
7 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
7 2 (4.76%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (2.38%) Nagios
8 1 (2.38%) collectd
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Red Hat
2 15 (35.71%) VMware
3 11 (26.19%) Google
4 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.76%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) CA
6 1 (2.38%) IBM
6 1 (2.38%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.38%) AppDynamics
Hammersmith and Fulham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £390 per day
Posted: 13 days ago