Period
to 3 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for OWASP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OWASP over the 6 months to 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 83 104
Rank change year-on-year +22 +21 -
Contract jobs citing OWASP 3 7 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.46% 0.54% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.64% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £556 £600 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.29% +41.18% -
10th Percentile £523 £525 £388
90th Percentile £584 £695 £463
West Midlands median daily rate £613 £600 £388
% change year-on-year +2.08% +54.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £35.00 -

OWASP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 542 1,096 1,274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.00% 84.63% 84.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 755 858
Median daily rate £450 £429 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.90% +4.00% +3.13%
10th Percentile £234 £263 £256
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 47
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.06 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.16% +13.73% +5.52%
Median hourly rate £20.56 £20.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.51% +30.65% -27.37%

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing OWASP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in Birmingham

OWASP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OWASP in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for OWASP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing OWASP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 3 (100.00%) Azure
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Tableau
2 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding
2 2 (66.67%) Power BI
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Data Lake
2 2 (66.67%) Databricks
2 2 (66.67%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (66.67%) Deployment Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Power Platform
2 2 (66.67%) Backlog Refinement
2 2 (66.67%) Product Backlog
2 2 (66.67%) Logic Apps
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development

OWASP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (66.67%) Logic Apps
2 2 (66.67%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
1 2 (66.67%) Data Lake
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (66.67%) Power BI
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Lead DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Backlog Refinement
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Deployment Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Product Backlog
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) ISMS
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 1 (33.33%) CCSP
1 1 (33.33%) CEH
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) NCSC
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Databricks
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Tableau
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk