The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 105 96 76
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -20
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 3 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.45% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.56% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £378 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.37 £60.98 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-35.43% +10.87%
Security Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1507 1416 1038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.07% 79.11% 77.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 858 617
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 31
Median hourly rate £14.50 £33.64 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.89% +124.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £42.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Security Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Testing across the Manchester region.

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Security Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Testing across the Manchester region.

Security Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Security Testing
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Stockport - 3 - - 1
Security Testing
North West

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security Testing 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) JUnit
3 3 (27.27%) JMeter
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) ISMS
3 3 (27.27%) Information Assurance
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
4 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (18.18%) SIEM
4 2 (18.18%) Magento
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Web Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 2 (18.18%) JIRA
4 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) JMeter
1 3 (27.27%) JUnit
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) AppScan
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Automation Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Developer in Test
2 3 (27.27%) Java Automation Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Security Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Information Assurance
3 3 (27.27%) ISMS
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 2 (18.18%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS