The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 68 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OWASP 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% - 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £448 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +19.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
672 612 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 71.87% 69.23% 71.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 281 292
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 16
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.04 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% -40.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £15.15 £17.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.03 £22.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OWASP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

OWASP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OWASP across the Reading region.

OWASP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP.

1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (33.33%) EAI
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) WSDL
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (33.33%) MOM
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Private Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Online Banking
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
1 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
1 1 (33.33%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) EAI
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) ArchiMate
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) MOM