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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 371 380 415
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +35
Contract jobs citing OWASP 60 41 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.19% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.23% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 4
Median daily rate £525 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £706 £525 £604
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £455 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +13.75%
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
18195 17940 18564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.97% 81.01% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13300 12617 13298
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 251 231
Median hourly rate £21.17 £20.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% -6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 May 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 May 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 6 £480 -4.00%
Harrow - 4 £315 -
City of London +34 3 £500 +8.10% 2
Canary Wharf - 1 £600 -
Paddington - 1 - -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 36 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.59%) Java
2 26 (30.59%) Penetration Testing
3 22 (25.88%) Security Testing
4 20 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (23.53%) CISSP
4 20 (23.53%) Firewall
5 19 (22.35%) Open Source
6 18 (21.18%) Information Security
7 17 (20.00%) Scrum
7 17 (20.00%) .NET
7 17 (20.00%) Data Protection
8 16 (18.82%) Linux
9 15 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (16.47%) DevOps
10 14 (16.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 14 (16.47%) Python
11 13 (15.29%) C#
11 13 (15.29%) Security Architecture
12 12 (14.12%) Git (software)
12 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
12 12 (14.12%) Ethical Hacking
12 12 (14.12%) CEH
12 12 (14.12%) Data Management
12 12 (14.12%) Ruby
12 12 (14.12%) Oracle
12 12 (14.12%) Unix
12 12 (14.12%) Internet
12 12 (14.12%) Continuous Delivery

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 11 (12.94%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.41%) JBoss
3 6 (7.06%) Apache
3 6 (7.06%) Mule ESB
3 6 (7.06%) nginx
3 6 (7.06%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.53%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.53%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.35%) CloudStack
5 2 (2.35%) Confluence
5 2 (2.35%) Node.js
5 2 (2.35%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.18%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.18%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.24%) GitHub
3 6 (7.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (5.88%) IaaS
4 5 (5.88%) SaaS
5 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (4.71%) PaaS
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.18%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.18%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.53%) Firewall
2 12 (14.12%) Internet
3 10 (11.76%) VPN
4 7 (8.24%) DMZ
5 6 (7.06%) Reverse Proxy
5 6 (7.06%) SSH
5 6 (7.06%) SSL
6 5 (5.88%) HTTP
6 5 (5.88%) Wireless
7 4 (4.71%) LAN
8 3 (3.53%) FTP
8 3 (3.53%) IPsec
8 3 (3.53%) Network Security
8 3 (3.53%) SMTP
8 3 (3.53%) WAN
9 1 (1.18%) Intranet
9 1 (1.18%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.24%) MySQL
2 7 (8.24%) NoSQL
2 7 (8.24%) Redis
2 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.06%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.88%) DB2
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Git (software)
1 12 (14.12%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.41%) Artifactory
3 7 (8.24%) SonarQube
3 7 (8.24%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (7.06%) Gerrit
4 6 (7.06%) JMeter
4 6 (7.06%) Mercurial
5 5 (5.88%) WebDriver
6 4 (4.71%) Burp Suite
6 4 (4.71%) JIRA
6 4 (4.71%) Protractor
6 4 (4.71%) Selenium
7 3 (3.53%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.53%) Gatling
7 3 (3.53%) JUnit
7 3 (3.53%) Subversion
8 2 (2.35%) AppScan
8 2 (2.35%) Maven
8 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Law
3 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.71%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Games
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (22.35%) Analyst
1 19 (22.35%) Security Analyst
2 12 (14.12%) Developer
3 11 (12.94%) Architect
4 10 (11.76%) Application Security Analyst
4 10 (11.76%) Tester
5 8 (9.41%) Consultant
5 8 (9.41%) Security Architect
6 7 (8.24%) Penetration Tester
7 6 (7.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Security Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Technical Leader
7 6 (7.06%) Web Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Web Applications Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Security Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Security Tester
9 4 (4.71%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 4 (4.71%) IT Security Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.00%) .NET
2 11 (12.94%) Web Services
3 9 (10.59%) LAMP
4 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET
5 7 (8.24%) CAML
6 6 (7.06%) J2EE
6 6 (7.06%) LAPP Stack
6 6 (7.06%) LEMP Stack
6 6 (7.06%) Middleware
6 6 (7.06%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (7.06%) REST
7 5 (5.88%) SOAP
8 3 (3.53%) Ajax
8 3 (3.53%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.53%) CSS
8 3 (3.53%) CSS3
8 3 (3.53%) HTML
8 3 (3.53%) HTML5
8 3 (3.53%) Spring
9 2 (2.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) CESG
2 7 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.06%) PKI
4 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.71%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.53%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.53%) Cryptography
5 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.53%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.35%) Learning Management System
6 2 (2.35%) Social Media
7 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.18%) Fintech
7 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.18%) Tandem
7 1 (1.18%) W3C
7 1 (1.18%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.82%) Linux
2 12 (14.12%) Unix
3 9 (10.59%) Windows
4 7 (8.24%) CentOS
4 7 (8.24%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.53%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.18%) Android
6 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.18%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.59%) Penetration Testing
3 22 (25.88%) Security Testing
4 20 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (22.35%) Open Source
6 18 (21.18%) Information Security
7 17 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 17 (20.00%) Scrum
8 15 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (16.47%) DevOps
10 13 (15.29%) Security Architecture
11 12 (14.12%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (14.12%) Data Management
11 12 (14.12%) Ethical Hacking
12 9 (10.59%) Data Security
12 9 (10.59%) SDLC
12 9 (10.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 8 (9.41%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (8.24%) Service Delivery
14 7 (8.24%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.59%) Java
2 14 (16.47%) Python
3 13 (15.29%) C#
4 12 (14.12%) Ruby
5 10 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.59%) Bash Shell
6 9 (10.59%) Perl
6 9 (10.59%) PHP
6 9 (10.59%) PowerShell
6 9 (10.59%) SQL
7 7 (8.24%) FQL
7 7 (8.24%) VB
8 5 (5.88%) C++
9 3 (3.53%) Scala
9 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (23.53%) CISSP
2 12 (14.12%) CEH
2 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
3 10 (11.76%) SANS
4 9 (10.59%) CREST Certified
5 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.06%) CISM
7 5 (5.88%) CISA
7 5 (5.88%) Degree
8 4 (4.71%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.53%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (3.53%) CISMP
9 3 (3.53%) GIAC
9 3 (3.53%) ISEB
9 3 (3.53%) ISSAP
9 3 (3.53%) ISTQB
10 2 (2.35%) BC Cleared
10 2 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.18%) CHECK Team Member
11 1 (1.18%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.53%) COBIT
3 3 (3.53%) QA
4 1 (1.18%) RMADS
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) Active Directory
1 7 (8.24%) Docker
1 7 (8.24%) vCloud
2 3 (3.53%) Sendmail
3 2 (2.35%) vSphere
3 2 (2.35%) Xen
3 2 (2.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) Ansible
1 9 (10.59%) Salt
2 7 (8.24%) Rundeck
3 6 (7.06%) HAProxy
3 6 (7.06%) Kibana
3 6 (7.06%) logstash
3 6 (7.06%) ZABBIX
4 4 (4.71%) HP Fortify
5 3 (3.53%) Nessus
5 3 (3.53%) Nmap
5 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.53%) Puppet
6 2 (2.35%) Cobbler
6 2 (2.35%) OpenVAS
6 2 (2.35%) Terraform
6 2 (2.35%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.35%) WebInspect
7 1 (1.18%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (14.12%) Oracle
2 10 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.41%) Google
5 7 (8.24%) Black Duck
5 7 (8.24%) ServiceNow
5 7 (8.24%) Sonatype
5 7 (8.24%) Veracode
5 7 (8.24%) VMware
6 5 (5.88%) F5
7 3 (3.53%) Citrix
7 3 (3.53%) HP
7 3 (3.53%) Qualys
8 2 (2.35%) CA
8 2 (2.35%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (1.18%) Acunetix
9 1 (1.18%) IBM
9 1 (1.18%) Pega
9 1 (1.18%) Progress
9 1 (1.18%) Sitecore