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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
England / South East
Rank 210 244 251
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +7
Contract jobs citing OWASP 30 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 5
Median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6225 7097 7704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.91% 81.18% 79.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3695 4400 4216
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 271 257
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +22 15 £425 - 2
West Sussex -9 11 £410 -
Berkshire - 2 £465 - 1
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £474 -10.61%
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 38 (55.88%) C#
2 36 (52.94%) HTML
2 36 (52.94%) Ajax
3 33 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (45.59%) CSS
5 30 (44.12%) MVC
6 29 (42.65%) JavaScript
7 28 (41.18%) Java
7 28 (41.18%) SQL Server
8 26 (38.24%) SQL
9 24 (35.29%) .NET
9 24 (35.29%) Git (software)
10 22 (32.35%) REST
10 22 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (30.88%) Spring
12 20 (29.41%) Scrum
12 20 (29.41%) ASP.NET
12 20 (29.41%) XML
12 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
12 20 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (27.94%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (27.94%) WCF
13 19 (27.94%) IIS
14 18 (26.47%) Python
14 18 (26.47%) jQuery
14 18 (26.47%) HTML5
14 18 (26.47%) Jenkins
15 17 (25.00%) Linux
16 16 (23.53%) Web Services
16 16 (23.53%) Oracle

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 19 (27.94%) IIS
2 13 (19.12%) Confluence
3 6 (8.82%) Apache
4 5 (7.35%) CMS
4 5 (7.35%) MS Exchange
4 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (4.41%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.94%) EPiServer
6 2 (2.94%) JBoss
7 1 (1.47%) phpBB
7 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.29%) Boomi
2 7 (10.29%) IaaS
2 7 (10.29%) PaaS
3 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.59%) HTTP
2 6 (8.82%) Firewall
2 6 (8.82%) Internet
3 5 (7.35%) FTP
3 5 (7.35%) IPsec
3 5 (7.35%) SMTP
3 5 (7.35%) SSH
4 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.94%) Network Security
5 2 (2.94%) Wireless
6 1 (1.47%) DHCP
6 1 (1.47%) DNS
6 1 (1.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 19 (27.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (23.53%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.29%) MS Access
4 7 (10.29%) Oracle Database
4 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (8.82%) MySQL
6 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
8 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
8 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
8 3 (4.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 20 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (26.47%) Jenkins
4 15 (22.06%) Subversion
5 13 (19.12%) JIRA
5 13 (19.12%) JUnit
6 8 (11.76%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (10.29%) Selenium
8 6 (8.82%) Cucumber
9 5 (7.35%) Moq
9 5 (7.35%) MSTest
9 5 (7.35%) webpack
10 4 (5.88%) Burp Suite
10 4 (5.88%) NuGet
10 4 (5.88%) SpecFlow
10 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
11 3 (4.41%) JMeter
11 3 (4.41%) Mockito
12 2 (2.94%) Cobertura
12 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Back Office
2 4 (5.88%) Publishing
3 3 (4.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Military
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (55.88%) Developer
2 21 (30.88%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.18%) Scala Developer
4 10 (14.71%) Java Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Architect
6 7 (10.29%) Access Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Security Architect
7 6 (8.82%) Consultant
7 6 (8.82%) Java Scala Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Security Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) Tester
9 3 (4.41%) Java Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Penetration Tester
9 3 (4.41%) Security Advisor
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Information Assurance Leader
10 2 (2.94%) Python Software Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (52.94%) Ajax
1 36 (52.94%) HTML
2 31 (45.59%) CSS
3 24 (35.29%) .NET
4 22 (32.35%) REST
5 21 (30.88%) Spring
6 20 (29.41%) ASP.NET
6 20 (29.41%) XML
7 19 (27.94%) WCF
8 18 (26.47%) HTML5
8 18 (26.47%) jQuery
9 16 (23.53%) Web Services
10 15 (22.06%) JSON
11 14 (20.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 14 (20.59%) LINQ
11 14 (20.59%) LINQ to SQL
12 13 (19.12%) CSS3
12 13 (19.12%) Django
12 13 (19.12%) Guice
12 13 (19.12%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) N-Tier
2 5 (7.35%) CESG
2 5 (7.35%) Client/Server
2 5 (7.35%) User Experience
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) Streaming Media
5 1 (1.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.00%) Linux
2 15 (22.06%) Windows
3 10 (14.71%) Unix
4 5 (7.35%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.47%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.12%) MVC
3 22 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (29.41%) Scrum
5 16 (23.53%) Secure Coding
6 14 (20.59%) Automated Testing
6 14 (20.59%) OOP
6 14 (20.59%) Open Source
6 14 (20.59%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (20.59%) TDD
6 14 (20.59%) Web Design
7 13 (19.12%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (19.12%) Web Development
8 9 (13.24%) Configuration Management
8 9 (13.24%) Patch Management
9 8 (11.76%) Analytics
10 7 (10.29%) BDD
11 6 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (8.82%) Information Security
11 6 (8.82%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.88%) C#
2 29 (42.65%) JavaScript
3 28 (41.18%) Java
4 26 (38.24%) SQL
5 18 (26.47%) Python
6 16 (23.53%) Ruby
7 14 (20.59%) VB.NET
8 13 (19.12%) Scala
9 7 (10.29%) VBA
10 5 (7.35%) ES6
10 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
10 5 (7.35%) TypeScript
10 5 (7.35%) VB
11 4 (5.88%) F#
11 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
12 3 (4.41%) C++
13 2 (2.94%) C
13 2 (2.94%) PHP
14 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) CISSP
2 10 (14.71%) SANS
3 6 (8.82%) CLAS
3 6 (8.82%) GIAC
3 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.35%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.41%) CEH
6 2 (2.94%) Degree
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.94%) OSCP
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.47%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.47%) CSSLP
7 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) GPEN
7 1 (1.47%) GWAPT
7 1 (1.47%) GXPN
7 1 (1.47%) ISSAP
7 1 (1.47%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) PCI DSS
2 7 (10.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.88%) QA
4 3 (4.41%) WAI
4 3 (4.41%) WCAG
5 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.47%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.47%) ISO27005
5 1 (1.47%) RMADS
5 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.47%) SDET
5 1 (1.47%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.35%) Sendmail
2 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Docker
3 1 (1.47%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) logstash
2 1 (1.47%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (1.47%) Core Impact
2 1 (1.47%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.47%) Nessus
2 1 (1.47%) Nexpose
2 1 (1.47%) Nmap
2 1 (1.47%) Piwik
2 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.47%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.53%) Oracle
3 15 (22.06%) Google
4 7 (10.29%) Dell
5 5 (7.35%) Citrix
6 4 (5.88%) SAP
7 3 (4.41%) VMware
8 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.94%) Splunk
9 1 (1.47%) ForgeRock
9 1 (1.47%) Pega
9 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.47%) Zend
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