The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 111 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.15% 0.090% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £260 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
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
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1117 922 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.69% 82.99% 79.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 609 340
Median daily rate £400 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 30 38
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.85 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.16% -31.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.50 £32.34
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 the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

Security Testing
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 Testing across the North East region.

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Security Testing
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 Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Tyne and Wear -26 2 - - 1
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 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 North East region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Code Coverage
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Gradle
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) Groovy
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) Scala
3 2 (50.00%) Confluence
3 2 (50.00%) SoapUI

Security Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Ant
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Gradle
2 2 (50.00%) Grunt
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Protractor
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) API Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Code Coverage
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Groovy
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian