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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs citing OWASP 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 1.74% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £256
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +56.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
71 74 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 62.28% 64.35% 66.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 46 70
Average daily rate £313 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £241 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.69 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% +58.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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