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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
North West / Manchester
Rank 79 89 87
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 11 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.82% 0.79% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.93% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 1
Median daily rate £600 £407 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.42% +23.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
1106 1503 1145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.48% 84.82% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 879 690
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 41 29
Median hourly rate £22.90 £29.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.37% +68.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 8 (47.06%) Scrum
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (47.06%) Selenium
1 8 (47.06%) BDD
2 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) Usability Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
4 5 (29.41%) LTE
4 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (29.41%) 4G
4 5 (29.41%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing
4 5 (29.41%) MVNO
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) 3G
4 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) 2G
4 5 (29.41%) Diameter Protocol
5 4 (23.53%) VoLTE
5 4 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Build Automation
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering

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 5 (29.41%) 2G
1 5 (29.41%) 3G
1 5 (29.41%) 4G
1 5 (29.41%) Diameter Protocol
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
1 5 (29.41%) LTE
1 5 (29.41%) MVNO
1 5 (29.41%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (23.53%) VoLTE
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.76%) JUnit
2 2 (11.76%) LoadRunner
2 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.88%) JMeter
3 1 (5.88%) JProfiler
3 1 (5.88%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
1 5 (29.41%) Mobile Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Security Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Automation Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) QA Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Test Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (47.06%) BDD
1 8 (47.06%) Scrum
2 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Usability Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (23.53%) Build Automation
5 4 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.76%) TDD
7 2 (11.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) HP