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 22 June 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.

IBM Rational AppScan
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 628 -
Rank change year-on-year +57 -  
Contract jobs citing AppScan 19 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.044% 0.018% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Median daily rate £475 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.63% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £650 -
% change year-on-year -26.92% -  
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 7651 7719 6811
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.78% 15.58% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5248 5386 4548
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 119 101
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +13.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AppScan in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 June 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 Midlands - 10 £475 - 1
London +15 7 £575 +4.54% 1
South West - 2 - -
AppScan
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 13 (56.52%) Java
1 13 (56.52%) IBM
1 13 (56.52%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Oracle
3 10 (43.48%) AIX
3 10 (43.48%) Server Hardening
3 10 (43.48%) Oracle Utilities
3 10 (43.48%) Black Duck
4 9 (39.13%) Information Security
4 9 (39.13%) Security Testing
4 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
5 8 (34.78%) CEH
5 8 (34.78%) Liferay
5 8 (34.78%) LDAP
5 8 (34.78%) CISSP
6 7 (30.43%) CISA
7 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (21.74%) DevOps
8 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
8 5 (21.74%) SaaS
8 5 (21.74%) OSCP
8 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) Web Services
8 5 (21.74%) J2EE
8 5 (21.74%) C
8 5 (21.74%) C#
8 5 (21.74%) C++
8 5 (21.74%) Threat Management

AppScan
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (34.78%) Liferay
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) LDAP
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Pylint
General
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Consultant
1 12 (52.17%) Security Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Security Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Test Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Application Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Security Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Deployment Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Firewall Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) J2EE
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
3 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Server Hardening
4 9 (39.13%) Information Security
4 9 (39.13%) Security Testing
5 5 (21.74%) DevOps
5 5 (21.74%) Threat Management
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (17.39%) Cryptography
6 4 (17.39%) Defect Management
6 4 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
6 4 (17.39%) SDLC
6 4 (17.39%) Social Engineering
7 2 (8.70%) Analytics
7 2 (8.70%) Data Analytics
7 2 (8.70%) Static Code Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (8.70%) Workflow
8 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) C
2 5 (21.74%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) CEH
1 8 (34.78%) CISSP
2 7 (30.43%) CISA
3 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) OSCP
3 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) Degree
5 3 (13.04%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) HP Fortify
2 1 (4.35%) Nessus
2 1 (4.35%) Nexpose
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) QRadar
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) IBM
2 10 (43.48%) Black Duck
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Remedy
3 2 (8.70%) Veracode
4 1 (4.35%) Acunetix
4 1 (4.35%) AppDynamics
4 1 (4.35%) F5
4 1 (4.35%) Splunk
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