The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OWASP 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
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 110 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OWASP 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.25% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £410 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.04% +3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OWASP
Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1669 1475 1216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.10% 83.52% 78.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 1028 739
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £11.13 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £36.00 £152.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

OWASP
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OWASP across the West Yorkshire region.

OWASP Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

OWASP
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the West Yorkshire region 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
Leeds - 5 - - 1
OWASP
Yorkshire

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region 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 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) PHP
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
3 8 (72.73%) Linux
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
4 7 (63.64%) OOP
4 7 (63.64%) OO
4 7 (63.64%) Subversion
5 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (54.55%) Open Source
5 6 (54.55%) LAMP
5 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
5 6 (54.55%) MySQL
5 6 (54.55%) Information Architecture
5 6 (54.55%) Front End Development
6 5 (45.45%) Web Services
7 3 (27.27%) HTML5
7 3 (27.27%) CSS3
8 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (18.18%) Drush
8 2 (18.18%) Drupal
8 2 (18.18%) CMS
8 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
8 2 (18.18%) IIS
8 2 (18.18%) Workflow
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region 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 2 (18.18%) CMS
1 2 (18.18%) Drupal
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
1 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
2 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Military
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) PHP Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (18.18%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Penetration Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
5 1 (9.09%) QA Manager
5 1 (9.09%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) LAMP
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) CSS3
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) Drush
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) CESG
1 1 (9.09%) PKI
1 1 (9.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Kali Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
1 7 (63.64%) OO
1 7 (63.64%) OOP
2 6 (54.55%) Front End Development
2 6 (54.55%) Information Architecture
2 6 (54.55%) Open Source
2 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) PHP
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) BC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GPG13
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) WAI
1 1 (9.09%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP