The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 73 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing OWASP 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £491 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+22.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
OWASP
Berkshire

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
781 699 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 77.63% 72.06% 76.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 375 397
Median daily rate £413 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 14
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.03 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +7.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £18.55 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £38.25 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing OWASP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OWASP 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 Reading region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) ForgeRock
2 1 (50.00%) Pega
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore