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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 109 127 96
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -31
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 14 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.74% 0.13% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.16% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.37 £60.98 -
% change year-on-year
-35.43% -
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
1599 1901 1291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.38% 83.19% 78.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1046 1307 797
Median daily rate £420 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 49 26
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £10.66 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.05 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +23 14 £400 +45.45% 5
Security Testing
Yorkshire

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 14 (100.00%) Scrum
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 13 (92.86%) Performance Testing
3 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 10 (71.43%) Automation Testing
4 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (57.14%) JMeter
6 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
7 6 (42.86%) JUnit
8 5 (35.71%) Defect Management
8 5 (35.71%) BDD
8 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
8 5 (35.71%) User Stories
8 5 (35.71%) SoapUI
8 5 (35.71%) Gherkin
8 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
8 5 (35.71%) QA
8 5 (35.71%) Usability Testing
8 5 (35.71%) Kanban
9 3 (21.43%) Web Services
9 3 (21.43%) Groovy
9 3 (21.43%) RESTful
9 3 (21.43%) Scala
9 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
9 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
9 3 (21.43%) 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 (7.14%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (7.14%) Temenos T24
1 1 (7.14%) VisionPLUS
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 8 (57.14%) JMeter
3 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (42.86%) JUnit
5 5 (35.71%) SoapUI
6 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
6 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 1 (7.14%) Appium
7 1 (7.14%) Calabash
7 1 (7.14%) CruiseControl
7 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
7 1 (7.14%) Hudson
7 1 (7.14%) JBehave
7 1 (7.14%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (7.14%) Maven
7 1 (7.14%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (7.14%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (7.14%) VersionOne
7 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Automation Tester
1 10 (71.43%) Tester
2 8 (57.14%) Java Automation Tester
2 8 (57.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 8 (57.14%) Selenium Tester
3 6 (42.86%) Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Developer in Test
3 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Test Automation Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Gherkin
2 3 (21.43%) RESTful
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Scrum
2 13 (92.86%) Performance Testing
3 10 (71.43%) Automation Testing
3 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
4 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
6 5 (35.71%) BDD
6 5 (35.71%) Defect Management
6 5 (35.71%) Kanban
6 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
6 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Usability Testing
6 5 (35.71%) User Stories
7 3 (21.43%) API Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
7 3 (21.43%) QA Automation
7 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Groovy
2 3 (21.43%) Scala
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Calypso
1 1 (7.14%) Guidewire
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
1 1 (7.14%) Rally
1 1 (7.14%) Temenos