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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 198 250 244
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -6
Contract jobs citing OWASP 60 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.18% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.22% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 3
Median daily rate £500 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
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
7189 7638 7042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.48% 79.94% 76.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4354 4594 3872
Median daily rate £423 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 244 254
Median hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 2016.

OWASP Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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
Oxfordshire - 22 £500 - 3
Hampshire - 14 £360 - 1
Buckinghamshire +13 7 £525 +16.66%
West Sussex - 7 - -
Kent - 5 £550 -
M4 Corridor - 5 - -
Surrey -13 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £350 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 83 (68.60%) Java
2 73 (60.33%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (50.41%) HTML
3 61 (50.41%) JUnit
3 61 (50.41%) CSS
3 61 (50.41%) REST
4 60 (49.59%) HTTP
4 60 (49.59%) Spring
5 58 (47.93%) Subversion
6 57 (47.11%) Jenkins
6 57 (47.11%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (46.28%) HTML5
8 55 (45.45%) C#
9 54 (44.63%) JSON
9 54 (44.63%) Ruby
10 53 (43.80%) Google
10 53 (43.80%) Ruby on Rails
10 53 (43.80%) JIRA
10 53 (43.80%) Django
10 53 (43.80%) Guice
10 53 (43.80%) Git (software)
10 53 (43.80%) Play Framework
10 53 (43.80%) Automated Testing
11 52 (42.98%) Open Source
12 50 (41.32%) CSS3
12 50 (41.32%) Scala
12 50 (41.32%) Ajax
12 50 (41.32%) Python
13 48 (39.67%) Scrum
13 48 (39.67%) Confluence

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 48 (39.67%) Confluence
2 23 (19.01%) WebLogic
3 13 (10.74%) MS Exchange
4 7 (5.79%) CMS
4 7 (5.79%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (5.79%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.96%) IIS
6 5 (4.13%) Apache
6 5 (4.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (2.48%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.65%) JBoss
8 2 (1.65%) WildFly
9 1 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (4.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.65%) Force.com
3 2 (1.65%) IaaS
3 2 (1.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (49.59%) HTTP
2 15 (12.40%) FTP
3 14 (11.57%) SSH
4 13 (10.74%) Internet
4 13 (10.74%) IPsec
4 13 (10.74%) SMTP
5 5 (4.13%) LDAP
6 2 (1.65%) DHCP
6 2 (1.65%) DNS
6 2 (1.65%) Wireless
7 1 (0.83%) Firewall
7 1 (0.83%) SSL
7 1 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.14%) Relational Database
2 24 (19.83%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.96%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.83%) DB2
Development Applications
1 61 (50.41%) JUnit
2 58 (47.93%) Subversion
3 57 (47.11%) Jenkins
4 53 (43.80%) Git (software)
4 53 (43.80%) JIRA
5 6 (4.96%) Selenium
5 6 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.13%) CruiseControl
6 5 (4.13%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.13%) Hudson
6 5 (4.13%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.31%) Gradle
8 3 (2.48%) JMeter
9 2 (1.65%) Checkstyle
9 2 (1.65%) FindBugs
9 2 (1.65%) Flyway
9 2 (1.65%) Liquibase
9 2 (1.65%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (13.22%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (61.16%) Developer
2 42 (34.71%) Java Developer
3 33 (27.27%) Scala Developer
4 19 (15.70%) Java Scala Developer
5 10 (8.26%) C# Developer
5 10 (8.26%) Consultant
5 10 (8.26%) Lead Developer
5 10 (8.26%) Security Consultant
5 10 (8.26%) Software Developer
6 7 (5.79%) AWS Developer
6 7 (5.79%) Information Security Consultant
6 7 (5.79%) Migration Specialist
6 7 (5.79%) Security Advisor
7 6 (4.96%) Architect
7 6 (4.96%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.13%) Agile Developer
8 5 (4.13%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (4.13%) Digital Architect
8 5 (4.13%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.13%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (50.41%) CSS
1 61 (50.41%) HTML
1 61 (50.41%) REST
2 60 (49.59%) Spring
3 56 (46.28%) HTML5
4 54 (44.63%) JSON
5 53 (43.80%) Django
5 53 (43.80%) Guice
5 53 (43.80%) Play Framework
5 53 (43.80%) Ruby on Rails
6 50 (41.32%) Ajax
6 50 (41.32%) CSS3
7 43 (35.54%) RESTful
8 36 (29.75%) Spring MVC
9 16 (13.22%) Web Services
10 13 (10.74%) XML
11 11 (9.09%) .NET
12 8 (6.61%) Java EE
13 7 (5.79%) OAuth
13 7 (5.79%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.57%) User Experience
2 13 (10.74%) CESG
2 13 (10.74%) Client/Server
2 13 (10.74%) Cryptography
3 8 (6.61%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.96%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.31%) W3C
6 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.83%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 41 (33.88%) Linux
2 18 (14.88%) Unix
3 17 (14.05%) Windows
4 13 (10.74%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (60.33%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (47.11%) Continuous Integration
3 53 (43.80%) Automated Testing
4 52 (42.98%) Open Source
5 48 (39.67%) Scrum
6 44 (36.36%) Web Design
7 40 (33.06%) Responsive Web Design
8 36 (29.75%) MVC
9 35 (28.93%) Configuration Management
10 23 (19.01%) Penetration Testing
10 23 (19.01%) Web Development
11 19 (15.70%) Migration
11 19 (15.70%) Service Design
12 18 (14.88%) Information Security
13 15 (12.40%) Cybersecurity
14 13 (10.74%) Information Assurance
14 13 (10.74%) Mentoring
14 13 (10.74%) Patch Management
15 11 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
15 11 (9.09%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 83 (68.60%) Java
2 55 (45.45%) C#
3 54 (44.63%) Ruby
4 50 (41.32%) Python
4 50 (41.32%) Scala
5 20 (16.53%) SQL
6 10 (8.26%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.96%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.13%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.13%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.48%) Groovy
10 2 (1.65%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.65%) C++
11 1 (0.83%) C
11 1 (0.83%) Perl
11 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (17.36%) CISSP
2 16 (13.22%) Security Cleared
3 13 (10.74%) CESG Certified Professional
4 11 (9.09%) CEH
4 11 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.79%) CISA
5 7 (5.79%) CISM
5 7 (5.79%) CompTIA Security+
5 7 (5.79%) Security+ Certification
6 4 (3.31%) SANS
7 3 (2.48%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (8.26%) RMADS
2 9 (7.44%) COBIT
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (14.88%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.74%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) OpenAM
1 5 (4.13%) OpenIDM
2 1 (0.83%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 53 (43.80%) Google
2 23 (19.01%) Oracle
3 18 (14.88%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.74%) Citrix
5 10 (8.26%) Sitecore
6 9 (7.44%) ForgeRock
7 4 (3.31%) Pega
8 3 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.83%) F5
9 1 (0.83%) HP
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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