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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 96 105 99
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 5 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.35% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.37% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £275 £275 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -36.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £347
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +11.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.99 -

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
1210 1640 1441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.74% 83.25% 82.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 1100 1023
Median daily rate £403 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 23
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £13.16 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Testing across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Security Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +9 5 £275 - 3
Security Testing
Yorkshire

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 20 (100.00%) Scrum
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (95.00%) Java
2 19 (95.00%) Selenium
3 17 (85.00%) Performance Testing
4 13 (65.00%) Test Automation
4 13 (65.00%) Automation Testing
5 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (45.00%) Kanban
6 9 (45.00%) JMeter
6 9 (45.00%) Automated Testing
7 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 8 (40.00%) QA
7 8 (40.00%) Usability Testing
7 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
7 8 (40.00%) SoapUI
7 8 (40.00%) Gherkin
7 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 8 (40.00%) User Stories
7 8 (40.00%) Defect Management
8 7 (35.00%) BDD
8 7 (35.00%) JUnit
9 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
10 5 (25.00%) Groovy
10 5 (25.00%) RESTful
10 5 (25.00%) Scala
10 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (25.00%) Web Services
10 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (5.00%) Temenos T24
1 1 (5.00%) VisionPLUS
Development Applications
1 19 (95.00%) Selenium
2 9 (45.00%) JMeter
3 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 7 (35.00%) JUnit
5 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (10.00%) FitNesse
6 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
6 2 (10.00%) Robot Framework
7 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
7 1 (5.00%) Hudson
7 1 (5.00%) JBehave
7 1 (5.00%) JIRA
7 1 (5.00%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (5.00%) Maven
7 1 (5.00%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (5.00%) VersionOne
7 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Automation Tester
1 13 (65.00%) Tester
2 11 (55.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 11 (55.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 11 (55.00%) Selenium Tester
3 7 (35.00%) Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Developer in Test
3 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Test Automation Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) QA Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 5 (25.00%) RESTful
2 5 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) .NET
4 2 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (100.00%) Scrum
2 17 (85.00%) Performance Testing
3 13 (65.00%) Automation Testing
3 13 (65.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (45.00%) Automated Testing
5 9 (45.00%) Kanban
6 8 (40.00%) Defect Management
6 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (40.00%) Usability Testing
6 8 (40.00%) User Stories
7 7 (35.00%) BDD
8 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
8 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
9 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
9 5 (25.00%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) Groovy
2 5 (25.00%) Scala
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) XPath
4 2 (10.00%) XQuery
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (5.00%) Calypso
1 1 (5.00%) Guidewire
1 1 (5.00%) HP
1 1 (5.00%) IBM
1 1 (5.00%) Temenos