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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 27 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.12% 0.70% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 0.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.37 £60.98 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-35.43% +10.87%
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
128 103 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 71.51% 72.03% 81.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 35 53
Median daily rate £378 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.13% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £9.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) SAP
1 6 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 6 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 6 (100.00%) SuccessFactors
1 6 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) SuccessFactors
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP