The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 127 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing OWASP 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.24% 0.040% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.050% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £305 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £396
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OWASP
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2345 1999 1683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.58% 80.09% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1379 995
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 42 35
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

OWASP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

OWASP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

OWASP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 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
West Yorkshire 0 5 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £305 - 1
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (76.92%) JavaScript
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) CSS
2 9 (69.23%) PHP
2 9 (69.23%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) OOP
4 7 (53.85%) OO
4 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
4 7 (53.85%) Subversion
5 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
5 6 (46.15%) LAMP
5 6 (46.15%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (46.15%) MySQL
5 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (46.15%) Information Architecture
5 6 (46.15%) Open Source
5 6 (46.15%) Front End Development
6 5 (38.46%) Web Services
7 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
7 3 (23.08%) Ruby
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) CSS3
7 3 (23.08%) HTML5
8 2 (15.38%) Drupal
8 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Kanban
8 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (15.38%) BDD
8 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (15.38%) CMS
1 2 (15.38%) Drupal
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MySQL
1 6 (46.15%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) JMeter
2 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.69%) Metasploit
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Military
1 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) PHP Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (15.38%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Penetration Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (7.69%) QA Leader
5 1 (7.69%) QA Manager
5 1 (7.69%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) CSS
1 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) LAMP
3 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) CSS3
4 3 (23.08%) HTML5
5 2 (15.38%) Drush
5 2 (15.38%) JSON
5 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (7.69%) .NET
6 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) CESG
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) Kali Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
1 7 (53.85%) OO
1 7 (53.85%) OOP
2 6 (46.15%) Front End Development
2 6 (46.15%) Information Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) Open Source
2 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Kanban
4 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Web Design
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 9 (69.23%) PHP
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GPG13
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) WAI
1 1 (7.69%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) HP
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