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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 368 394 335
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -59
Contract jobs citing OWASP 18 7 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.087% 0.032% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.041% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 36
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£450 £488 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £458 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
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
16159 17087 15138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 78.17% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11564 11767 10514
Average daily rate £450 £445 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 237 299
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.75 £49.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 January 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 29 January 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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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 +12 2 - - 2
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) Git (software)
3 15 (37.50%) Node.js
4 14 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (35.00%) TDD
5 13 (32.50%) Linux
5 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
6 12 (30.00%) CSS
7 11 (27.50%) Red Hat
7 11 (27.50%) CentOS
8 10 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 10 (25.00%) Python
8 10 (25.00%) Web Services
8 10 (25.00%) HTML
8 10 (25.00%) .NET
8 10 (25.00%) Artifactory
9 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
9 9 (22.50%) J2EE
9 9 (22.50%) C#
9 9 (22.50%) E-Commerce
9 9 (22.50%) MVC
9 9 (22.50%) VMware
9 9 (22.50%) Scrum
9 9 (22.50%) PCI DSS
10 8 (20.00%) Ruby
10 8 (20.00%) EPiServer
10 8 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (20.00%) NHibernate
10 8 (20.00%) CMS
10 8 (20.00%) Tomcat

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 15 (37.50%) Node.js
2 8 (20.00%) CMS
2 8 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (20.00%) EPiServer CMS
3 5 (12.50%) nginx
3 5 (12.50%) Apache
4 4 (10.00%) JBoss
4 4 (10.00%) Confluence
5 2 (5.00%) Alfresco
5 2 (5.00%) Mule
6 1 (2.50%) WildFly
6 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Firewall
1 5 (12.50%) VPN
2 4 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (7.50%) DMZ
4 2 (5.00%) HTTP
4 2 (5.00%) Internet
4 2 (5.00%) Network Security
5 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (17.50%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (15.00%) Redis
4 4 (10.00%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) Big Data
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Git (software)
2 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
3 10 (25.00%) Artifactory
4 8 (20.00%) Gerrit
5 7 (17.50%) Gradle
5 7 (17.50%) Maven
6 5 (12.50%) Selenium
6 5 (12.50%) JMeter
7 4 (10.00%) Mercurial
7 4 (10.00%) JIRA
8 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
8 2 (5.00%) Android Studio
9 1 (2.50%) PhantomJS
9 1 (2.50%) VisualVM
9 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
9 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.50%) Subversion
9 1 (2.50%) Ant
9 1 (2.50%) JUnit
General
1 3 (7.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 8 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Application Security Specialist
3 5 (12.50%) Security Specialist
3 5 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Security Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Web Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) CSS
2 10 (25.00%) Web Services
2 10 (25.00%) HTML
2 10 (25.00%) .NET
3 9 (22.50%) J2EE
4 8 (20.00%) NHibernate
4 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (17.50%) jQuery
6 6 (15.00%) JSON
6 6 (15.00%) REST
7 5 (12.50%) LAMP
8 4 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (7.50%) RESTful
9 3 (7.50%) Spring
9 3 (7.50%) XML
9 3 (7.50%) SOAP
10 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
10 2 (5.00%) Cocoa
10 2 (5.00%) J2ME
10 2 (5.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Open Source
2 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.50%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.00%) Biometrics
4 2 (5.00%) PKI
4 2 (5.00%) Online Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Linux
2 11 (27.50%) CentOS
3 4 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.00%) Android
4 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (35.00%) TDD
3 10 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 9 (22.50%) E-Commerce
4 9 (22.50%) MVC
4 9 (22.50%) Scrum
5 8 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (17.50%) Information Security
7 6 (15.00%) DevOps
8 5 (12.50%) BDD
8 5 (12.50%) Security Architecture
9 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (10.00%) OO
9 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (7.50%) Multithreading
10 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
11 2 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 2 (5.00%) Android Development
11 2 (5.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) Python
2 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
2 9 (22.50%) C#
3 8 (20.00%) Ruby
3 8 (20.00%) Java
4 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.50%) Perl
5 4 (10.00%) PHP
6 2 (5.00%) Scala
7 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) CISM
1 3 (7.50%) CISSP
1 3 (7.50%) GIAC
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) ISACA
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) GSEC
3 1 (2.50%) CEH
3 1 (2.50%) PCI QSA
3 1 (2.50%) CSSLP
3 1 (2.50%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.50%) BS25999
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) vCloud
2 4 (10.00%) Docker
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Ansible
1 8 (20.00%) Salt
2 7 (17.50%) logstash
3 6 (15.00%) ZABBIX
3 6 (15.00%) Kibana
4 4 (10.00%) Puppet
4 4 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (10.00%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Red Hat
2 9 (22.50%) VMware
3 8 (20.00%) EPiServer
4 5 (12.50%) Google
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.50%) AppDynamics
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