The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing 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 Security Testing over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 112 102 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -31
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 5 1 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.25% 0.057% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.073% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 17
Average daily rate
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£413 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £300 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.49 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -0.02%
Security Testing
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
1678 1377 948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.48% 77.84% 73.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 952 498
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £454 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 29
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £15.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £32.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Security Testing
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Security Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Testing across the West Yorkshire region.

Security Testing Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Security Testing
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 Security Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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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Yorkshire

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (50.00%) Kanban
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) nginx
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (50.00%) Redis
2 4 (50.00%) Route 53
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (50.00%) HAProxy
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (37.50%) Salt
3 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (37.50%) Ansible
3 3 (37.50%) Couchbase

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Apache
1 4 (50.00%) nginx
2 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon S3
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) Route 53
1 4 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (12.50%) HP Helion
2 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
1 4 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (50.00%) Redis
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) Couchbase
2 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
2 3 (37.50%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Test Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Cloud Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) Kanban
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Network Design
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Release Management
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Python
1 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) R
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CEH
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) GIAC
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (50.00%) HAProxy
2 3 (37.50%) Ansible
2 3 (37.50%) Salt
3 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) hybris
3 1 (12.50%) Percona
3 1 (12.50%) HP