The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Security Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Tester
England / North East
Rank 88 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs requiring a Security Tester 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.21% 0.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - £438
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
882 845 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 94.13% 94.20% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 510 397
Median daily rate £370 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 41 28
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.53 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.10 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Security Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North East region that featured Security Tester in the job title.

Security Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Security Tester
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Security Tester Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Security Tester
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Tester within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
Tyne and Wear -22 2 £500 -
Security Tester
England

Security Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Security Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region featuring Security Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) WCAG
3 1 (33.33%) WAI
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) OWASP
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)

Security Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Burp Suite
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) OWASP
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) WAI
2 1 (33.33%) WCAG