The table below looks at the statistics 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 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational AppScan
Rank 625 - 584
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AppScan 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.013% - 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £415
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7597 7025 5984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.77% 13.57% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5056 4715 3786
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 127 130
Average hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.83 £25.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.89 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 2 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 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London - 1 - -
England - 1 - - 2

AppScan
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (33.33%) Burp Suite
3 1 (33.33%) HP Fortify
3 1 (33.33%) Secure Coding
3 1 (33.33%) Veracode
3 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
3 1 (33.33%) SANS
3 1 (33.33%) Metasploit
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell

AppScan
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Burp Suite
1 1 (33.33%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Application Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Advisor
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SAML
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Secure Coding
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CEH
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
1 1 (33.33%) SANS
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Fortify
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
1 1 (33.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Veracode