The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 8 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing OWASP 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £331
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +16.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
118 93 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 74.68% 67.39% 67.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 59 48
Average daily rate £358 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £187 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.88 £16.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.50% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OWASP across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

OWASP
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

OWASP Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire