Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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.

IBM Rational AppScan
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 844 849 864
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15 -33
Contract jobs citing AppScan 18 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.10% 0.037% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 0
England median daily rate £475 £540 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.04% - -
UK median daily rate £475 £540 -
% change year-on-year -12.04% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 -

AppScan is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17789 16192 15056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.76% 16.60% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12471 10949 10116
England median daily rate £455 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £280
90th Percentile £609 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 234 285
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28.93 £26.18 £23.85
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

AppScan
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing AppScan as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
London -3 10 £438 -20.45%
Midlands +36 6 £490 -7.55% 1
West Midlands +25 6 £490 -7.55% 1
South East +4 1 £550 -
North of England - 1 £413 -
North West - 1 £413 -
AppScan
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 14 (77.78%) Java
1 14 (77.78%) IBM
2 8 (44.44%) HP Fortify
3 7 (38.89%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 6 (33.33%) DevOps
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle Utilities
4 6 (33.33%) Server Hardening
4 6 (33.33%) AIX
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) LDAP
6 4 (22.22%) Black Duck
6 4 (22.22%) Liferay
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) WebEx
8 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (11.11%) Banking
8 2 (11.11%) Nessus
8 2 (11.11%) Information Security
9 1 (5.56%) WebScarab
9 1 (5.56%) Paros
9 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
9 1 (5.56%) CGI
9 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (5.56%) Wireless
9 1 (5.56%) XML
9 1 (5.56%) Unix
9 1 (5.56%) Windows

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 4 (22.22%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) LDAP
2 3 (16.67%) WebEx
3 1 (5.56%) Multicast
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Burp Suite
2 1 (5.56%) Paros
2 1 (5.56%) WebScarab
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) CGI
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (38.89%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (33.33%) DevOps
2 6 (33.33%) Server Hardening
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source Development
5 1 (5.56%) OWASP
5 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.56%) Remediation Plan
5 1 (5.56%) Security Operations
5 1 (5.56%) SIEM
5 1 (5.56%) Threat Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) HP Fortify
2 2 (11.11%) Nessus
3 1 (5.56%) CSIRT
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) IBM
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) Black Duck
4 1 (5.56%) AppDynamics
4 1 (5.56%) Intel
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft