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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 89 79 101
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 5 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.30% 1.27% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 1.63% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 11
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£350 £300 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £300 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.91% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+69.23% -
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
1293 1229 1490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.38% 78.28% 75.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 658 809
Average daily rate £355 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 50 33
Average hourly rate £11.43 £31.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.14% +103.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
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 27 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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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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 -15 2 £275 -8.33% 1
Wakefield - - - -
Security Testing
Yorkshire

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (16.67%) POSIX
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) zOS

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) nginx
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) SimpleDB
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Redis
1 1 (16.67%) Couchbase
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Web Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Web Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) POSIX
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Release Management
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
1 1 (16.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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