Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 18 November 2017 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 235 264
Rank change year-on-year -2 +29 -
Contract jobs citing OWASP 12 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.18% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 9
City of London median daily rate £550 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £503 £360 £283
90th Percentile £723 £583 £585
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6261 5866 7755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.43% 87.42% 83.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4975 4699 6170
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 55 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £13.34 £12.15 £10.91
90th Percentile £30.90 £53.05 £40.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.58% -5.00% +11.14%

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing OWASP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in the City of London

OWASP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OWASP in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for OWASP in the City of London

OWASP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OWASP in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OWASP in the City of London

OWASP
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the City of London region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 1 - -
OWASP
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OWASP 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 City of London region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 8 (66.67%) Java
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) REST
2 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (58.33%) Docker
2 7 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) FTP
3 6 (50.00%) HTTP
3 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (50.00%) SOAP
3 6 (50.00%) SSL
3 6 (50.00%) DNS
3 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) Groovy
3 6 (50.00%) Gradle
3 6 (50.00%) OAuth2
3 6 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 6 (50.00%) Guice
3 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (50.00%) Heroku
3 6 (50.00%) Ratpack
3 6 (50.00%) Dropwizard
3 6 (50.00%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (41.67%) CQRS
4 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (41.67%) webpack

OWASP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (50.00%) Heroku
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) GitHub
3 1 (8.33%) IaaS
3 1 (8.33%) npm
3 1 (8.33%) PaaS
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
1 6 (50.00%) FTP
1 6 (50.00%) HTTP
1 6 (50.00%) SSL
1 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Gradle
2 5 (41.67%) webpack
3 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (25.00%) gulp
3 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (16.67%) Gatling
4 2 (16.67%) Geb
4 2 (16.67%) GitLab
4 2 (16.67%) Maven
4 2 (16.67%) Spock
5 1 (8.33%) Artifactory
5 1 (8.33%) Bower
5 1 (8.33%) Burp Suite
5 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
5 1 (8.33%) JMeter
5 1 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (8.33%) Protractor
5 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Platform Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (8.33%) IT Architect
5 1 (8.33%) IT Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) REST
2 6 (50.00%) Dropwizard
2 6 (50.00%) Guice
2 6 (50.00%) OAuth2
2 6 (50.00%) Ratpack
2 6 (50.00%) SOAP
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 4 (33.33%) OAuth
4 4 (33.33%) RESTful
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (16.67%) Ember.js
6 2 (16.67%) WireMock
7 1 (8.33%) Handlebars
7 1 (8.33%) LESS
7 1 (8.33%) Polymer
7 1 (8.33%) RAML
7 1 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) CoreOS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) TDD
2 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) CQRS
4 4 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
4 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
4 4 (33.33%) Refactoring
4 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 2 (16.67%) BDD
6 2 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (16.67%) Open Source
6 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) Groovy
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) ES6
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) Scala
4 2 (16.67%) TypeScript
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CHECK Team Member
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Docker Swarm
2 5 (41.67%) Ansible
3 4 (33.33%) Puppet
3 4 (33.33%) Terraform
4 1 (8.33%) HP Fortify
4 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) ForgeRock
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) LogRhythm
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft