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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 382 394 417
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +23
Contract jobs citing OWASP 54 40 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.17% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.21% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 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 £325 £375 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £525 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
18910 19258 18977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.36% 81.63% 81.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13678 13763 13297
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
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 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 232 231
Median hourly rate £21.78 £21.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% +7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £64.25 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -10 6 £395 -7.05%
City of London +43 3 £513 +7.89% 4
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 51 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (35.35%) Penetration Testing
2 35 (35.35%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (31.31%) Java
3 31 (31.31%) Open Source
4 26 (26.26%) Firewall
4 26 (26.26%) Security Testing
5 25 (25.25%) CISSP
6 23 (23.23%) Linux
7 22 (22.22%) Scrum
8 21 (21.21%) Python
9 20 (20.20%) .NET
9 20 (20.20%) Amazon AWS
9 20 (20.20%) Web Development
9 20 (20.20%) DevOps
10 19 (19.19%) Jenkins
10 19 (19.19%) Git (software)
11 18 (18.18%) Ruby
11 18 (18.18%) Information Security
11 18 (18.18%) CREST Certified
12 17 (17.17%) Security Architecture
12 17 (17.17%) C#
12 17 (17.17%) Web Services
12 17 (17.17%) Ethical Hacking
12 17 (17.17%) Automated Testing
13 16 (16.16%) Red Hat
13 16 (16.16%) Finance
14 15 (15.15%) CEH
14 15 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
15 14 (14.14%) 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 14 (14.14%) JBoss
2 12 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 12 (12.12%) Tomcat
3 11 (11.11%) Apache
3 11 (11.11%) nginx
4 10 (10.10%) Mule ESB
5 3 (3.03%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.03%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.02%) CloudStack
6 2 (2.02%) Confluence
6 2 (2.02%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.01%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.01%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.20%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (12.12%) GitHub
3 8 (8.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (7.07%) IaaS
5 6 (6.06%) PaaS
5 6 (6.06%) SaaS
6 1 (1.01%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.01%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.01%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.26%) Firewall
2 14 (14.14%) VPN
3 11 (11.11%) DMZ
3 11 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
4 8 (8.08%) Internet
5 7 (7.07%) SSL
6 6 (6.06%) HTTP
7 5 (5.05%) LAN
7 5 (5.05%) Wireless
8 3 (3.03%) Kerberos
8 3 (3.03%) Network Security
8 3 (3.03%) SSH
8 3 (3.03%) WAN
9 1 (1.01%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (1.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.01%) LDAP
9 1 (1.01%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.12%) MySQL
2 11 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 11 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (11.11%) Redis
3 10 (10.10%) MongoDB
4 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
5 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (5.05%) DB2
7 1 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.01%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (19.19%) Git (software)
1 19 (19.19%) Jenkins
2 13 (13.13%) Artifactory
3 12 (12.12%) SonarQube
3 12 (12.12%) Sonatype Nexus
4 11 (11.11%) Gerrit
5 10 (10.10%) Mercurial
6 6 (6.06%) JMeter
7 5 (5.05%) JUnit
7 5 (5.05%) Subversion
7 5 (5.05%) Visual Studio
7 5 (5.05%) WebDriver
8 4 (4.04%) JIRA
8 4 (4.04%) Protractor
8 4 (4.04%) Selenium
9 3 (3.03%) Burp Suite
9 3 (3.03%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.03%) Gatling
10 2 (2.02%) Fiddler
10 2 (2.02%) MSBuild
General
1 16 (16.16%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Law
3 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.02%) Publishing
5 1 (1.01%) Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Electronics
5 1 (1.01%) Legal
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
5 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (18.18%) Security Engineer
2 16 (16.16%) Developer
3 15 (15.15%) Analyst
3 15 (15.15%) Security Analyst
4 13 (13.13%) Architect
5 11 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (11.11%) Tester
6 9 (9.09%) Application Security Analyst
6 9 (9.09%) Security Architect
7 8 (8.08%) Penetration Tester
8 7 (7.07%) CISSP Engineer
8 7 (7.07%) Consultant
8 7 (7.07%) Java Developer
9 6 (6.06%) Technical Leader
9 6 (6.06%) Web Analyst
9 6 (6.06%) Web Applications Analyst
10 5 (5.05%) Security Consultant
11 4 (4.04%) IT Security Analyst
11 4 (4.04%) Java Web Developer
11 4 (4.04%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.20%) .NET
2 17 (17.17%) Web Services
3 14 (14.14%) LAMP
4 11 (11.11%) LAPP Stack
4 11 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
5 10 (10.10%) ASP.NET
5 10 (10.10%) J2EE
5 10 (10.10%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (8.08%) REST
7 7 (7.07%) CAML
8 6 (6.06%) CSS
8 6 (6.06%) HTML
8 6 (6.06%) HTML5
8 6 (6.06%) Middleware
8 6 (6.06%) SOAP
8 6 (6.06%) Spring
9 5 (5.05%) CSS3
9 5 (5.05%) JSON
10 4 (4.04%) Ajax
10 4 (4.04%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.07%) PKI
3 5 (5.05%) CESG
4 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.03%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.02%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.02%) Learning Management System
6 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.02%) Social Media
7 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.01%) Fintech
7 1 (1.01%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) Tandem
7 1 (1.01%) User Experience
7 1 (1.01%) W3C
7 1 (1.01%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.23%) Linux
2 11 (11.11%) CentOS
2 11 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 10 (10.10%) Unix
4 6 (6.06%) Windows
5 5 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.02%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.01%) Android
7 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (35.35%) Continuous Integration
2 35 (35.35%) Penetration Testing
3 31 (31.31%) Open Source
4 26 (26.26%) Security Testing
5 22 (22.22%) Scrum
6 20 (20.20%) DevOps
6 20 (20.20%) Web Development
7 18 (18.18%) Information Security
8 17 (17.17%) Automated Testing
8 17 (17.17%) Ethical Hacking
8 17 (17.17%) Security Architecture
9 15 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (14.14%) Data Protection
11 13 (13.13%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (13.13%) Secure Coding
12 12 (12.12%) Data Management
13 11 (11.11%) Social Engineering
14 10 (10.10%) Static Code Analysis
14 10 (10.10%) Static Program Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.31%) Java
2 21 (21.21%) Python
3 18 (18.18%) Ruby
4 17 (17.17%) C#
5 14 (14.14%) Bash Shell
5 14 (14.14%) Perl
6 13 (13.13%) PHP
7 11 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 10 (10.10%) SQL
9 9 (9.09%) PowerShell
10 7 (7.07%) FQL
10 7 (7.07%) VB
11 5 (5.05%) Scala
12 4 (4.04%) C++
13 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
14 2 (2.02%) C
15 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
15 1 (1.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (25.25%) CISSP
2 18 (18.18%) CREST Certified
3 15 (15.15%) CEH
4 10 (10.10%) Security Cleared
5 8 (8.08%) SANS
6 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
7 6 (6.06%) Degree
8 5 (5.05%) CISM
9 4 (4.04%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (4.04%) CISA
10 3 (3.03%) CHECK Team Member
10 3 (3.03%) CISMP
10 3 (3.03%) ISEB
10 3 (3.03%) ISSAP
10 3 (3.03%) ISTQB
11 2 (2.02%) BC Cleared
11 2 (2.02%) DV Cleared
11 2 (2.02%) GIAC
12 1 (1.01%) ECSA
12 1 (1.01%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.02%) QA
4 1 (1.01%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (12.12%) vCloud
1 12 (12.12%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (11.11%) Docker
3 5 (5.05%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.02%) vSphere
4 2 (2.02%) Xen
4 2 (2.02%) XenServer
5 1 (1.01%) KVM
5 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (13.13%) Ansible
1 13 (13.13%) Salt
2 11 (11.11%) Rundeck
3 10 (10.10%) HAProxy
3 10 (10.10%) Kibana
3 10 (10.10%) logstash
3 10 (10.10%) ZABBIX
4 6 (6.06%) Puppet
5 5 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (4.04%) CA Single Sign-On
6 4 (4.04%) HP Fortify
7 3 (3.03%) Nmap
8 2 (2.02%) Cobbler
8 2 (2.02%) Terraform
8 2 (2.02%) Tivoli
8 2 (2.02%) WebInspect
9 1 (1.01%) Nessus
9 1 (1.01%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 16 (16.16%) Red Hat
2 13 (13.13%) VMware
3 12 (12.12%) Black Duck
3 12 (12.12%) Google
3 12 (12.12%) Sonatype
3 12 (12.12%) Veracode
4 10 (10.10%) Microsoft
5 9 (9.09%) Oracle
6 7 (7.07%) ServiceNow
7 6 (6.06%) F5
8 5 (5.05%) CA
8 5 (5.05%) Mercator
9 3 (3.03%) HP
10 2 (2.02%) EnterpriseDB
10 2 (2.02%) Qualys
11 1 (1.01%) Citrix
11 1 (1.01%) IBM
11 1 (1.01%) Pega
11 1 (1.01%) SAP
11 1 (1.01%) Sitecore
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