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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
North West / Manchester
Rank 76 86 88
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 14 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.00% 0.99% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 0
Median daily rate £425 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £382 £345
% change year-on-year
+17.72% +10.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £53.81 -

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
1157 1587 1058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.88% 82.31% 76.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 925 652
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 32
Median hourly rate £29.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Security Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 11 (57.89%) Scrum
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (57.89%) Selenium
2 10 (52.63%) Java
3 9 (47.37%) Performance Testing
4 8 (42.11%) BDD
4 8 (42.11%) Automation Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Usability Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
6 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (31.58%) Manual Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
7 5 (26.32%) .NET
7 5 (26.32%) JUnit
8 4 (21.05%) 3G
8 4 (21.05%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) Firewall
8 4 (21.05%) JMeter
8 4 (21.05%) 2G
8 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (21.05%) 4G
8 4 (21.05%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (21.05%) Build Automation
8 4 (21.05%) LTE
8 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
8 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (21.05%) MVNO
8 4 (21.05%) Diameter Protocol
9 3 (15.79%) VoLTE

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) 2G
1 4 (21.05%) 3G
1 4 (21.05%) 4G
1 4 (21.05%) Diameter Protocol
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) LTE
1 4 (21.05%) MVNO
1 4 (21.05%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (15.79%) VoLTE
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Selenium
2 5 (26.32%) JUnit
3 4 (21.05%) JMeter
4 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
5 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
5 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner
5 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
5 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
6 1 (5.26%) JProfiler
6 1 (5.26%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Consultant
1 5 (26.32%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Automation Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Automation Tester
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Developer in Test
2 4 (21.05%) Mobile Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Security Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 4 (21.05%) Selenium Tester
2 4 (21.05%) Test Automation Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Java Automation Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (57.89%) Scrum
2 9 (47.37%) Performance Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Automation Testing
3 8 (42.11%) BDD
4 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (31.58%) Manual Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
5 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Usability Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Build Automation
6 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
8 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) HP