The first table below looks at the demand for AppScan skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppScan over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational AppScan
Rank 580 562 573
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Contract jobs citing AppScan 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.059% 0.018% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate
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£318 £480 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.85% +53.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 - £313
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6732 5695 5816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.76% 11.37% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4310 3546 3440
Average daily rate £388 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.51% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 150 212
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £24.40 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £44.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -

AppScan
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AppScan within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

AppScan Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AppScan
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AppScan within the UK.

AppScan Daily Rate Trend in the UK

AppScan
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AppScan within the UK.

AppScan Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

AppScan
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppScan within the UK over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 4 £318 -33.85%
South East - 3 £310 -
London +9 1 £325 -32.29%
Slough - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

AppScan
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing AppScan also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AppScan.

1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) C
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ATM
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) OWASP
3 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
3 1 (16.67%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (16.67%) C#

AppScan
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing AppScan also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AppScan. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) ATM
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) SWIFTNet
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Consultant
2 4 (66.67%) Change Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
2 1 (16.67%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM