The table below looks at the statistics for AppScan skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppScan over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational AppScan
Rank 635 - 616
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AppScan 8 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% - 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.096% - 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Median daily rate £550 - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 - £310
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8339 7501 6779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.53% 13.39% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5751 4959 4310
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £299 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 123 156
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.34% -2.01%

AppScan
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing AppScan as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppScan within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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
England - 7 £550 - 4
London - 6 £550 - 3
North West - 1 £650 -
Manchester - 1 £650 -

AppScan
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing AppScan also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for AppScan.

1 11 (78.57%) Finance
1 11 (78.57%) Penetration Testing
1 11 (78.57%) Security Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Java
3 9 (64.29%) C++
3 9 (64.29%) Veracode
4 8 (57.14%) Information Security
5 7 (50.00%) WebInspect
5 7 (50.00%) Metasploit
6 6 (42.86%) HP Fortify
6 6 (42.86%) Nessus
7 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
7 5 (35.71%) C
7 5 (35.71%) Perl
7 5 (35.71%) Python
7 5 (35.71%) IBM
7 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (28.57%) Project Management
8 4 (28.57%) CISSP
8 4 (28.57%) .NET
8 4 (28.57%) C#
8 4 (28.57%) COBOL
8 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 4 (28.57%) GIAC
8 4 (28.57%) Firewall
8 4 (28.57%) CEH
9 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
9 3 (21.43%) Banking

AppScan
Top Related IT Skills 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 (7.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) DMZ
2 1 (7.14%) IPsec
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 2 (14.29%) Fiddler
3 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Security Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) Application Security Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) Applications Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) IT Security Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Security Advisor
3 3 (21.43%) Security Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Java Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) LAMP
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Cryptography
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Kali Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Penetration Testing
1 11 (78.57%) Security Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Information Security
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
3 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) BPMN
5 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (21.43%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) UML
5 3 (21.43%) Web Application Development
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) OSSTMM
6 2 (14.29%) OWASP
6 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Time Management
7 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
7 1 (7.14%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) C++
3 5 (35.71%) C
3 5 (35.71%) Perl
3 5 (35.71%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) COBOL
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) Korn
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CEH
1 4 (28.57%) CISSP
1 4 (28.57%) GIAC
2 3 (21.43%) CISA
2 3 (21.43%) CISM
2 3 (21.43%) CRISC
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) ECSA
3 1 (7.14%) OSCP
3 1 (7.14%) SANS
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) WebInspect
2 6 (42.86%) HP Fortify
2 6 (42.86%) Nessus
3 2 (14.29%) Nmap
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Veracode
2 5 (35.71%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Qualys
3 1 (7.14%) Sybase