The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 108 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.26% 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £260 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.37 £60.98 -
% change year-on-year
-35.43% -
Security Testing
Tyne and Wear

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
984 677 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 86.32% 85.16% 84.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 478 260
Median daily rate £400 £425 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 22
Median hourly rate £34.33 £18.00 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.70% -17.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £10.94 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne

Security Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (60.00%) Usability Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Kanban
3 3 (60.00%) Groovy
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) Scala
3 3 (60.00%) Confluence
3 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) API Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (60.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (60.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Protractor

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 3 (60.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (40.00%) Ant
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Gradle
3 2 (40.00%) Grunt
3 2 (40.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) Protractor
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) API Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (60.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Kanban
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Usability Testing
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) Code Coverage
4 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (20.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Groovy
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Atlassian