The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 566 564 566
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing OWASP 51 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.049% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.067% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 25
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£498 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.30% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £303 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £478 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £381 £256
% change year-on-year
+24.59% +48.78%
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42151 38998 41410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 74.02% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26532 24183 24007
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1155 1087 1536
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OWASP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OWASP
Daily Rate Trend

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

OWASP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OWASP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OWASP within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

OWASP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OWASP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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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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
England +5 49 £500 +36.98% 17
London +28 27 £500 +53.84% 7
Surrey +1 8 £463 - 1
South East -16 8 £463 -7.50% 1
East of England -26 3 £600 +60.00% 1
Essex - 2 £600 -
Leeds - 1 - - 4
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 4
Yorkshire - 1 - - 4
City of London - - - - 4
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 3
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Leicester - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Guildford - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Oldham - - - -
Reading - - - -

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OWASP 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 OWASP.

1 34 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.25%) HTML
2 25 (31.25%) CSS
2 25 (31.25%) E-Commerce
3 24 (30.00%) CISSP
3 24 (30.00%) Java
4 22 (27.50%) Information Security
4 22 (27.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (27.50%) PCI DSS
5 19 (23.75%) Risk Management
5 19 (23.75%) .NET
6 18 (22.50%) SQL
6 18 (22.50%) TDD
7 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
7 17 (21.25%) C#
7 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
8 16 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (20.00%) Linux
8 16 (20.00%) ITIL
9 15 (18.75%) Oracle
9 15 (18.75%) NHibernate
9 15 (18.75%) Automated Testing
10 14 (17.50%) AngularJS
10 14 (17.50%) SOA
11 13 (16.25%) Apache
11 13 (16.25%) Node.js
11 13 (16.25%) CEH
12 12 (15.00%) EPiServer
12 12 (15.00%) EPiServer CMS
12 12 (15.00%) SSL

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OWASP 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 OWASP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (16.25%) Apache
1 13 (16.25%) Node.js
2 12 (15.00%) EPiServer CMS
2 12 (15.00%) CMS
3 10 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 6 (7.50%) Oracle Application Server
4 6 (7.50%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (3.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (3.75%) IIS
7 2 (2.50%) nginx
8 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) IaaS
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.25%) SaaS
3 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) SSL
2 10 (12.50%) Firewall
3 6 (7.50%) VPN
3 6 (7.50%) Internet
4 4 (5.00%) HTTP
5 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.50%) Network Security
6 2 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.50%) DNS
6 2 (2.50%) DMZ
6 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.25%) Telnet
7 1 (1.25%) LDAP
7 1 (1.25%) LAN
7 1 (1.25%) WLAN
7 1 (1.25%) WAN
7 1 (1.25%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.25%) MySQL
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.75%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.75%) Redis
6 1 (1.25%) Big Data
6 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.25%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.75%) Selenium
4 6 (7.50%) Eclipse
5 5 (6.25%) JUnit
5 5 (6.25%) Subversion
6 4 (5.00%) Maven
6 4 (5.00%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.00%) Hudson
6 4 (5.00%) JDeveloper
7 3 (3.75%) JMeter
7 3 (3.75%) CruiseControl
7 3 (3.75%) Gerrit
7 3 (3.75%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.75%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.75%) Artifactory
8 2 (2.50%) Capybara
9 1 (1.25%) Ant
9 1 (1.25%) Gradle
9 1 (1.25%) Jasmine
General
1 10 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 9 (11.25%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Automotive
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Advertising
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.25%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 17 (21.25%) Developer
2 14 (17.50%) Consultant
3 13 (16.25%) Web Developer
4 12 (15.00%) Security Consultant
4 12 (15.00%) .NET Developer
5 11 (13.75%) Security Architect
5 11 (13.75%) Architect
6 10 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Information Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
8 5 (6.25%) Security Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Security Specialist
8 5 (6.25%) Lead Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Application Security Specialist
8 5 (6.25%) Lead Security Architect
9 4 (5.00%) Technical Leader
9 4 (5.00%) Security Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.25%) HTML
1 25 (31.25%) CSS
2 19 (23.75%) .NET
3 15 (18.75%) NHibernate
4 14 (17.50%) AngularJS
5 12 (15.00%) XML
6 10 (12.50%) Web Services
7 7 (8.75%) XSLT
8 6 (7.50%) jQuery
8 6 (7.50%) J2EE
8 6 (7.50%) Middleware
8 6 (7.50%) LAMP
9 5 (6.25%) Spring
10 4 (5.00%) Java EE
10 4 (5.00%) JSP
10 4 (5.00%) Oracle ADF
11 3 (3.75%) Hibernate
11 3 (3.75%) WebCenter
11 3 (3.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (3.75%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) RMADS
2 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.25%) Open Source
3 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.25%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.25%) PKI
5 1 (1.25%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Linux
2 11 (13.75%) Windows
3 6 (7.50%) UNIX
4 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.75%) Android
4 3 (3.75%) CentOS
4 3 (3.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.25%) E-Commerce
3 22 (27.50%) Information Security
4 19 (23.75%) Risk Management
5 18 (22.50%) TDD
6 16 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (20.00%) ITIL
7 15 (18.75%) Automated Testing
8 14 (17.50%) SOA
9 12 (15.00%) MVC
10 11 (13.75%) Security Architecture
11 9 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (10.00%) Scrum
12 8 (10.00%) UML
13 7 (8.75%) Security Testing
14 6 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
14 6 (7.50%) Web Development
14 6 (7.50%) Information Assurance
14 6 (7.50%) BDD
14 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.00%) Java
2 18 (22.50%) SQL
3 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
3 17 (21.25%) C#
4 8 (10.00%) Ruby
5 6 (7.50%) PHP
5 6 (7.50%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.25%) Python
6 5 (6.25%) C
7 4 (5.00%) C++
7 4 (5.00%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.50%) PHP5
9 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.50%) Perl
10 1 (1.25%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 24 (30.00%) CISSP
2 13 (16.25%) CEH
3 11 (13.75%) CISM
4 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 8 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 5 (6.25%) CRISC
7 4 (5.00%) CISA
8 3 (3.75%) GIAC
9 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.25%) ISACA
10 1 (1.25%) PCI QSA
10 1 (1.25%) CSSLP
10 1 (1.25%) GSEC
10 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (27.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 22 (27.50%) PCI DSS
2 10 (12.50%) ISO 9000
3 4 (5.00%) QA
4 2 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.25%) BS25999
5 1 (1.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) vCloud
1 3 (3.75%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Puppet
1 3 (3.75%) Nessus
1 3 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.75%) Salt
1 3 (3.75%) Ansible
2 2 (2.50%) logstash
2 2 (2.50%) Kibana
2 2 (2.50%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.25%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) Oracle
2 12 (15.00%) EPiServer
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.75%) VMware
4 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.75%) JBoss
4 3 (3.75%) Akamai
4 3 (3.75%) Google
5 1 (1.25%) Sun
5 1 (1.25%) IBM
5 1 (1.25%) F5
5 1 (1.25%) Imperva
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