The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 115 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.23% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.13%
Penetration Testing
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1134 571 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 85.97% 79.53% 75.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 377 191
Median daily rate £323 £410 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% +13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 28 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £10.23 £16.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £41.30 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Tyne and Wear region.

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Penetration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 - - 2
Penetration Testing
North East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) WCAG
2 3 (50.00%) WAI
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) OWASP
2 3 (50.00%) AWS Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) GPG13
3 2 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Resilience Testing
3 2 (33.33%) CESG
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) JMeter
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Document Management
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Burp Suite
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) AWS Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Process Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) OWASP
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Resilience Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) WAI
1 3 (50.00%) WCAG
2 2 (33.33%) GPG13
2 2 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland