The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 202 252 245
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -7
Contract jobs citing OWASP 37 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 11
Median daily rate £430 £469 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.26% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £527 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OWASP
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6197 7568 7549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.98% 79.76% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3672 4467 4224
Median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 311 285
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% +64.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing OWASP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OWASP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

OWASP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

OWASP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OWASP across the South East region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

OWASP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

OWASP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OWASP across the South East region.

OWASP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

OWASP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Hampshire - 15 £400 - 1
West Sussex +12 10 £463 +12.12%
Buckinghamshire +25 9 £525 -0.94%
Surrey +6 3 £475 -5.00%
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 South East region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 42 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (41.18%) Java
2 40 (39.22%) HTML
2 40 (39.22%) SQL Server
3 38 (37.25%) SQL
3 38 (37.25%) C#
3 38 (37.25%) CSS
4 32 (31.37%) XML
5 30 (29.41%) .NET
6 29 (28.43%) Secure Coding
7 28 (27.45%) ASP.NET
8 27 (26.47%) IIS
8 27 (26.47%) OOP
8 27 (26.47%) VB.NET
8 27 (26.47%) N-Tier
8 27 (26.47%) WCF
8 27 (26.47%) LINQ
8 27 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (26.47%) LINQ to SQL
8 27 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 26 (25.49%) Scrum
10 25 (24.51%) CISSP
10 25 (24.51%) Web Services
10 25 (24.51%) Ajax
11 24 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
11 24 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
11 24 (23.53%) Windows
11 24 (23.53%) JavaScript
11 24 (23.53%) Microsoft
11 24 (23.53%) Migration

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 27 (26.47%) IIS
2 21 (20.59%) WebLogic
3 13 (12.75%) CMS
4 12 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (9.80%) MS Exchange
6 7 (6.86%) Confluence
7 4 (3.92%) Apache
7 4 (3.92%) JBoss
8 3 (2.94%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.96%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.96%) WildFly
10 1 (0.98%) nginx
10 1 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.88%) Boomi
3 4 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.94%) IaaS
4 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.94%) PaaS
5 1 (0.98%) Force.com
5 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.78%) FTP
1 11 (10.78%) IPsec
1 11 (10.78%) SMTP
1 11 (10.78%) SSH
2 10 (9.80%) HTTP
2 10 (9.80%) Internet
3 6 (5.88%) LDAP
4 5 (4.90%) Firewall
5 2 (1.96%) Wireless
6 1 (0.98%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (39.22%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (13.73%) MongoDB
4 11 (10.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (6.86%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.88%) MS Access
6 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.92%) MySQL
7 4 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.98%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (13.73%) Jenkins
3 12 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 12 (11.76%) Subversion
4 11 (10.78%) JUnit
5 8 (7.84%) JIRA
6 4 (3.92%) Burp Suite
6 4 (3.92%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.92%) JMeter
6 4 (3.92%) Selenium
7 3 (2.94%) Checkstyle
8 2 (1.96%) Cobertura
8 2 (1.96%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.96%) Maven
8 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.98%) AppScan
9 1 (0.98%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.98%) GDB
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (7.84%) Publishing
3 3 (2.94%) Back Office
3 3 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (50.98%) Developer
2 19 (18.63%) .NET Developer
3 15 (14.71%) Java Developer
4 11 (10.78%) Architect
5 10 (9.80%) Access Developer
5 10 (9.80%) Sitecore Developer
6 9 (8.82%) CMS Developer
6 9 (8.82%) Consultant
7 8 (7.84%) AWS Developer
8 7 (6.86%) Migration Specialist
8 7 (6.86%) Security Consultant
9 6 (5.88%) Information Assurance Leader
9 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
9 6 (5.88%) Security Architect
10 5 (4.90%) Agile Developer
10 5 (4.90%) Agile Java Developer
10 5 (4.90%) Information Security Consultant
10 5 (4.90%) Security Advisor
11 4 (3.92%) Cloud Developer
11 4 (3.92%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (39.22%) HTML
2 38 (37.25%) CSS
3 32 (31.37%) XML
4 30 (29.41%) .NET
5 28 (27.45%) ASP.NET
6 27 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 27 (26.47%) LINQ
6 27 (26.47%) LINQ to SQL
6 27 (26.47%) WCF
7 25 (24.51%) Ajax
7 25 (24.51%) Web Services
8 22 (21.57%) HTML5
9 21 (20.59%) REST
10 18 (17.65%) jQuery
10 18 (17.65%) Spring
11 13 (12.75%) JSON
12 10 (9.80%) SAML
13 9 (8.82%) CSS3
13 9 (8.82%) Django
13 9 (8.82%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 27 (26.47%) N-Tier
2 11 (10.78%) CESG
2 11 (10.78%) Client/Server
2 11 (10.78%) Cryptography
3 7 (6.86%) User Experience
4 6 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.98%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.98%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.53%) Windows
2 16 (15.69%) Linux
3 13 (12.75%) Unix
4 10 (9.80%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.98%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (28.43%) Secure Coding
3 27 (26.47%) OOP
4 26 (25.49%) Scrum
5 24 (23.53%) Migration
5 24 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
6 21 (20.59%) MVC
7 18 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (15.69%) Information Security
9 15 (14.71%) Patch Management
10 13 (12.75%) Cybersecurity
11 12 (11.76%) Fuzz Testing
11 12 (11.76%) Kanban
12 11 (10.78%) Automated Testing
12 11 (10.78%) Content Management
12 11 (10.78%) Information Assurance
12 11 (10.78%) Open Source
13 10 (9.80%) Vulnerability Management
14 9 (8.82%) Ethical Hacking
14 9 (8.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (41.18%) Java
2 38 (37.25%) C#
2 38 (37.25%) SQL
3 27 (26.47%) VB.NET
4 24 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 13 (12.75%) Python
6 12 (11.76%) Ruby
7 9 (8.82%) Scala
8 6 (5.88%) VBA
9 2 (1.96%) PHP
10 1 (0.98%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.98%) C
10 1 (0.98%) C++
10 1 (0.98%) Groovy
10 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (24.51%) CISSP
2 11 (10.78%) CESG Certified Professional
3 9 (8.82%) CEH
4 7 (6.86%) CISM
4 7 (6.86%) SANS
4 7 (6.86%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.88%) CISA
5 6 (5.88%) CLAS
5 6 (5.88%) CompTIA Security+
5 6 (5.88%) GIAC
5 6 (5.88%) Security+ Certification
6 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.96%) Degree
8 1 (0.98%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.98%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.98%) GWAPT
8 1 (0.98%) GXPN
8 1 (0.98%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.88%) COBIT
2 6 (5.88%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.90%) RMADS
4 3 (2.94%) WAI
4 3 (2.94%) WCAG
5 2 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.98%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.98%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.98%) QA
6 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.98%) SDET
System Software
1 17 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.78%) Sendmail
3 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) OpenAM
1 6 (5.88%) OpenIDM
2 2 (1.96%) logstash
3 1 (0.98%) Core Impact
3 1 (0.98%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.98%) Nessus
3 1 (0.98%) Nexpose
3 1 (0.98%) Nmap
3 1 (0.98%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 24 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.71%) Oracle
3 12 (11.76%) Sitecore
4 11 (10.78%) Citrix
5 9 (8.82%) Google
6 7 (6.86%) ForgeRock
7 6 (5.88%) Dell
8 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.96%) Splunk
8 2 (1.96%) VMware
9 1 (0.98%) Pega
9 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.98%) SAP