The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
England / Yorkshire
Rank 121 130 127
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 2 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.092% 0.35% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.43% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Median daily rate £325 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
1798 2324 2083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.36% 81.37% 81.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 1542 1398
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £562 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 64 50
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.10 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Yorkshire

Security Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Security Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Security Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Security Testing
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 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
West Yorkshire +13 1 - - 3
North Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 17 (89.47%) Scrum
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) Java
2 16 (84.21%) Selenium
3 14 (73.68%) Performance Testing
4 11 (57.89%) Test Automation
4 11 (57.89%) Automation Testing
5 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
5 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
6 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (47.37%) SoapUI
6 9 (47.37%) Gherkin
6 9 (47.37%) User Stories
6 9 (47.37%) Kanban
6 9 (47.37%) Unit Testing
6 9 (47.37%) QA
6 9 (47.37%) Usability Testing
6 9 (47.37%) Defect Management
7 7 (36.84%) BDD
8 6 (31.58%) Web Services
8 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
8 6 (31.58%) Manual Testing
8 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
8 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (31.58%) Groovy
8 6 (31.58%) RESTful
8 6 (31.58%) Scala
8 6 (31.58%) Exploratory Testing
8 6 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (31.58%) API Testing

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (5.26%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (5.26%) Temenos T24
1 1 (5.26%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) Selenium
2 9 (47.37%) SoapUI
3 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
4 5 (26.32%) JMeter
5 4 (21.05%) JUnit
6 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
7 2 (10.53%) FitNesse
7 2 (10.53%) Robot Framework
8 1 (5.26%) CruiseControl
8 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
8 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
8 1 (5.26%) Hudson
8 1 (5.26%) JBehave
8 1 (5.26%) JIRA
8 1 (5.26%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
8 1 (5.26%) Maven
8 1 (5.26%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (5.26%) Rational Performance Tester
8 1 (5.26%) VersionOne
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Automation Tester
1 10 (52.63%) Tester
2 8 (42.11%) Java Automation Tester
2 8 (42.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 8 (42.11%) Selenium Tester
3 7 (36.84%) Test Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Developer in Test
4 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Test Automation Developer
5 3 (15.79%) QA Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) QA Test Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Gherkin
2 6 (31.58%) RESTful
2 6 (31.58%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) XML
4 2 (10.53%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
1 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (89.47%) Scrum
2 14 (73.68%) Performance Testing
3 11 (57.89%) Automation Testing
3 11 (57.89%) Test Automation
4 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
4 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
5 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (47.37%) Defect Management
5 9 (47.37%) Kanban
5 9 (47.37%) Unit Testing
5 9 (47.37%) Usability Testing
5 9 (47.37%) User Stories
6 7 (36.84%) BDD
7 6 (31.58%) API Testing
7 6 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (31.58%) Exploratory Testing
7 6 (31.58%) Manual Testing
7 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) Groovy
2 6 (31.58%) Scala
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) XPath
4 2 (10.53%) XQuery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (5.26%) Calypso
1 1 (5.26%) Guidewire
1 1 (5.26%) HP
1 1 (5.26%) IBM
1 1 (5.26%) LogRhythm
1 1 (5.26%) Temenos