The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.77% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.49 - £37.49
Security Testing
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
84 116 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 74.34% 82.86% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 60 43
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £221 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £13.25 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Testing across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Security Testing
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing Security Testing 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 Security Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SuccessFactors
1 2 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing Security Testing 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 Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) SuccessFactors
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP