The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for AppScan skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AppScan over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Rational AppScan
UK / England
Rank 578 612 -
Rank change year-on-year +34 -  
Contract jobs citing AppScan 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.010% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.068% 0.070% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £520 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

AppScan is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7326 7155 6300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.53% 14.64% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4937 4791 4097
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 171 123
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

AppScan
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing AppScan as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for AppScan in England

AppScan
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AppScan in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for AppScan in England

AppScan
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppScan within the England region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
London +30 4 - - 1
South East +25 1 - -
AppScan
UK

AppScan
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AppScan 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 England region with a requirement for AppScan.

1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) CEH
2 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
2 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) OSCP
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 4 (57.14%) C
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) CISA
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) SaaS
2 4 (57.14%) Threat Management
2 4 (57.14%) HP Fortify
3 3 (42.86%) QRadar
3 3 (42.86%) Acunetix
3 3 (42.86%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) Splunk
3 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
3 3 (42.86%) CISM
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Social Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC

AppScan
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 4 (57.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Applications Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Security Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Security Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
1 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Threat Management
2 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
2 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) Social Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) C++
1 4 (57.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CEH
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) CISA
2 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) OSCP
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) CISM
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HP Fortify
2 3 (42.86%) Nexpose
2 3 (42.86%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Acunetix
1 3 (42.86%) F5
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
1 3 (42.86%) Splunk