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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 200 256 252
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -4
Contract jobs citing OWASP 55 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.15% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.19% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 3
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £453 £446
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £474
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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
6833 7918 6986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.56% 79.78% 76.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4186 4861 3893
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 268 268
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.09 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +69.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.41 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +2 21 £500 -5.21% 2
Hampshire - 16 £400 -
West Sussex - 7 - -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £550 - 3
Berkshire +8 3 £500 +21.21% 4
Surrey +3 2 - -
Kent - 2 - -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 61 (53.98%) Java
2 57 (50.44%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (44.25%) HTML
4 49 (43.36%) CSS
5 44 (38.94%) C#
6 38 (33.63%) Scrum
6 38 (33.63%) HTML5
6 38 (33.63%) REST
7 37 (32.74%) Spring
8 36 (31.86%) SQL Server
8 36 (31.86%) JUnit
9 35 (30.97%) HTTP
10 34 (30.09%) Subversion
10 34 (30.09%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (30.09%) Jenkins
11 33 (29.20%) Ajax
12 31 (27.43%) Ruby
12 31 (27.43%) Automated Testing
12 31 (27.43%) SQL
13 30 (26.55%) JSON
13 30 (26.55%) Open Source
14 29 (25.66%) Play Framework
14 29 (25.66%) JIRA
14 29 (25.66%) Django
14 29 (25.66%) Google
14 29 (25.66%) Ruby on Rails
14 29 (25.66%) Guice
14 29 (25.66%) Git (software)
14 29 (25.66%) Python
15 27 (23.89%) Linux

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 24 (21.24%) Confluence
2 23 (20.35%) WebLogic
3 17 (15.04%) IIS
4 13 (11.50%) MS Exchange
5 12 (10.62%) CMS
5 12 (10.62%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (6.19%) Tomcat
7 5 (4.42%) Apache
7 5 (4.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.77%) JBoss
9 2 (1.77%) WildFly
10 1 (0.88%) nginx
10 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.47%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.77%) Force.com
3 2 (1.77%) IaaS
3 2 (1.77%) PaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (30.97%) HTTP
2 16 (14.16%) FTP
3 14 (12.39%) IPsec
3 14 (12.39%) SMTP
3 14 (12.39%) SSH
4 13 (11.50%) Internet
5 6 (5.31%) LDAP
6 3 (2.65%) Wireless
7 2 (1.77%) DHCP
7 2 (1.77%) DNS
8 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.50%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.73%) MongoDB
3 11 (9.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 36 (31.86%) JUnit
2 34 (30.09%) Jenkins
2 34 (30.09%) Subversion
3 29 (25.66%) Git (software)
3 29 (25.66%) JIRA
4 17 (15.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.31%) Selenium
6 5 (4.42%) CruiseControl
6 5 (4.42%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.42%) Hudson
6 5 (4.42%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.54%) Gradle
8 3 (2.65%) JMeter
9 2 (1.77%) Checkstyle
9 2 (1.77%) FindBugs
9 2 (1.77%) Flyway
9 2 (1.77%) Liquibase
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.88%) Burp Suite
10 1 (0.88%) CircleCI
General
1 17 (15.04%) Finance
2 10 (8.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (56.64%) Developer
2 34 (30.09%) Java Developer
3 15 (13.27%) Scala Developer
4 11 (9.73%) Java Scala Developer
5 10 (8.85%) Sitecore Developer
6 9 (7.96%) CMS Developer
7 8 (7.08%) .NET Developer
7 8 (7.08%) AWS Developer
7 8 (7.08%) Consultant
7 8 (7.08%) Security Consultant
8 7 (6.19%) Information Assurance Leader
8 7 (6.19%) Information Security Consultant
8 7 (6.19%) Migration Specialist
9 6 (5.31%) Architect
9 6 (5.31%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Security Advisor
10 5 (4.42%) Agile Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Agile Java Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.42%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (44.25%) HTML
2 49 (43.36%) CSS
3 38 (33.63%) HTML5
3 38 (33.63%) REST
4 37 (32.74%) Spring
5 33 (29.20%) Ajax
6 30 (26.55%) JSON
7 29 (25.66%) Django
7 29 (25.66%) Guice
7 29 (25.66%) Play Framework
7 29 (25.66%) Ruby on Rails
8 27 (23.89%) CSS3
9 24 (21.24%) RESTful
9 24 (21.24%) Web Services
9 24 (21.24%) XML
10 21 (18.58%) .NET
11 19 (16.81%) Spring MVC
12 18 (15.93%) ASP.NET
13 17 (15.04%) LINQ
13 17 (15.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.04%) N-Tier
2 14 (12.39%) CESG
2 14 (12.39%) Client/Server
2 14 (12.39%) Cryptography
3 8 (7.08%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.08%) User Experience
4 3 (2.65%) W3C
5 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.89%) Linux
2 24 (21.24%) Windows
3 18 (15.93%) Unix
4 13 (11.50%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.88%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (50.44%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.63%) Scrum
3 34 (30.09%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (27.43%) Automated Testing
5 30 (26.55%) Open Source
6 26 (23.01%) Penetration Testing
7 25 (22.12%) MVC
8 23 (20.35%) Web Design
9 20 (17.70%) Migration
9 20 (17.70%) Responsive Web Design
10 18 (15.93%) Configuration Management
10 18 (15.93%) Information Security
10 18 (15.93%) Secure Coding
11 17 (15.04%) OOP
12 15 (13.27%) Cybersecurity
13 14 (12.39%) Information Assurance
13 14 (12.39%) Patch Management
13 14 (12.39%) Web Development
14 13 (11.50%) Ethical Hacking
14 13 (11.50%) Fuzz Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (53.98%) Java
2 44 (38.94%) C#
3 31 (27.43%) Ruby
3 31 (27.43%) SQL
4 29 (25.66%) Python
5 27 (23.89%) Scala
6 17 (15.04%) JavaScript
6 17 (15.04%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.42%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.42%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.65%) Groovy
9 2 (1.77%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.77%) C
9 2 (1.77%) C++
9 2 (1.77%) PHP
10 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.88%) Perl
10 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (20.35%) CISSP
2 14 (12.39%) CESG Certified Professional
3 13 (11.50%) CEH
4 11 (9.73%) Security Cleared
5 8 (7.08%) CISM
5 8 (7.08%) SC Cleared
6 7 (6.19%) CISA
6 7 (6.19%) CompTIA Security+
6 7 (6.19%) Security+ Certification
7 5 (4.42%) SANS
8 2 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.77%) Degree
8 2 (1.77%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.88%) CCNP
9 1 (0.88%) CCSP
9 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.88%) GPEN
9 1 (0.88%) GWAPT
9 1 (0.88%) OSCE
9 1 (0.88%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.96%) COBIT
2 9 (7.96%) RMADS
3 2 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.88%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.88%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.88%) SDET
System Software
1 20 (17.70%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.39%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (5.31%) OpenAM
1 6 (5.31%) OpenIDM
2 2 (1.77%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.88%) Core Impact
3 1 (0.88%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.88%) Nessus
3 1 (0.88%) Nexpose
3 1 (0.88%) Nmap
Vendors
1 29 (25.66%) Google
2 22 (19.47%) Oracle
3 20 (17.70%) Microsoft
4 14 (12.39%) Citrix
4 14 (12.39%) Sitecore
5 9 (7.96%) ForgeRock
6 3 (2.65%) Pega
6 3 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.88%) HP
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