The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OWASP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 29 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.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 457 469 567
Rank change year-on-year +12 +98  
Contract jobs citing OWASP 138 153 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.31% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.37% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 93 47
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
10th Percentile £340 £350 £372
90th Percentile £658 £677 £543
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK median hourly rate - - £13.50

OWASP is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36628 41177 41257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.72% 83.54% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 92282 104544 94562
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
10th Percentile £306 £288 £275
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2775 2674 2752
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  
10th Percentile £12.03 £12.50 £11.29
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.78 £51.30
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in England

OWASP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OWASP in England

OWASP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OWASP in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OWASP in England

OWASP
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 OWASP within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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
South East -1 41 £395 -16.84% 8
London -16 32 £550 +7.31% 18
North of England +74 31 £450 +5.88% 7
Yorkshire +35 21 £425 +3.03% 4
South West +6 18 £450 -22.74%
East of England - 10 - -
North West +28 6 £519 +7.73% 2
Midlands +13 5 £475 -22.76% 1
West Midlands - 5 £475 - 1
North East +72 4 £558 +59.50% 1
OWASP
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 England region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 176 (71.26%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (51.42%) Git (software)
2 127 (51.42%) Test Automation
3 115 (46.56%) REST
3 115 (46.56%) C#
4 114 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 112 (45.34%) HTML
6 110 (44.53%) CSS
7 106 (42.91%) Jenkins
8 102 (41.30%) Ajax
9 101 (40.89%) JSON
10 97 (39.27%) Linux
10 97 (39.27%) Open Source
11 94 (38.06%) MVC
12 93 (37.65%) Ruby
13 91 (36.84%) JIRA
14 89 (36.03%) Spring
15 88 (35.63%) HTTP
15 88 (35.63%) Confluence
16 87 (35.22%) Python
17 86 (34.82%) Subversion
17 86 (34.82%) HTML5
17 86 (34.82%) Relational Database
18 84 (34.01%) CSS3
18 84 (34.01%) Google
18 84 (34.01%) Django
19 83 (33.60%) Java
19 83 (33.60%) Scala
19 83 (33.60%) Guice
20 82 (33.20%) Play Framework

OWASP
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 88 (35.63%) Confluence
2 22 (8.91%) Apache
3 18 (7.29%) IIS
4 15 (6.07%) CMS
5 12 (4.86%) Sitecore CMS
6 11 (4.45%) nginx
7 6 (2.43%) ArcGIS
8 5 (2.02%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.62%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (1.62%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (1.21%) ATG Dynamo
10 3 (1.21%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.21%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.81%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.26%) PaaS
4 12 (4.86%) IaaS
5 4 (1.62%) GitHub
6 3 (1.21%) Heroku
6 3 (1.21%) SaaS
7 1 (0.40%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 88 (35.63%) HTTP
2 16 (6.48%) Firewall
3 15 (6.07%) Internet
4 11 (4.45%) Kerberos
4 11 (4.45%) SSL
5 6 (2.43%) DNS
5 6 (2.43%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.02%) Network Security
7 4 (1.62%) SSH
8 3 (1.21%) FTP
9 2 (0.81%) LDAP
10 1 (0.40%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (34.82%) Relational Database
2 25 (10.12%) SQL Server
3 21 (8.50%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (4.86%) GIS
5 12 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (4.86%) SQL Server 2016
6 11 (4.45%) Oracle Database
7 10 (4.05%) Big Data
7 10 (4.05%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (3.64%) MongoDB
9 8 (3.24%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.83%) Apache Hive
10 7 (2.83%) MySQL
10 7 (2.83%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (2.02%) Redis
12 4 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 127 (51.42%) Git (software)
2 106 (42.91%) Jenkins
3 91 (36.84%) JIRA
4 86 (34.82%) Subversion
5 67 (27.13%) JUnit
6 28 (11.34%) Visual Studio
7 20 (8.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (7.29%) Selenium
9 12 (4.86%) webpack
10 11 (4.45%) Vagrant
11 10 (4.05%) Maven
11 10 (4.05%) SpecFlow
12 9 (3.64%) Moq
12 9 (3.64%) MSTest
12 9 (3.64%) ReSharper
13 8 (3.24%) Gatling
13 8 (3.24%) Visual Studio Team System
14 7 (2.83%) Sonatype Nexus
15 5 (2.02%) Cucumber
16 4 (1.62%) Bitbucket
General
1 24 (9.72%) Finance
2 13 (5.26%) Law
3 11 (4.45%) Banking
4 8 (3.24%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.02%) Marketing
5 5 (2.02%) Publishing
6 3 (1.21%) Electronics
6 3 (1.21%) Games
6 3 (1.21%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.81%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Military
8 1 (0.40%) Retail
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 131 (53.04%) Developer
2 60 (24.29%) Scala Developer
3 34 (13.77%) Consultant
3 34 (13.77%) Security Consultant
4 24 (9.72%) Java Developer
5 23 (9.31%) Analyst
6 22 (8.91%) .NET Developer
7 21 (8.50%) Information Security Consultant
8 18 (7.29%) Architect
9 17 (6.88%) Security Analyst
10 16 (6.48%) Applications Consultant
10 16 (6.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 16 (6.48%) Java Scala Developer
10 16 (6.48%) Security Technical Consultant
10 16 (6.48%) Technical Consultant
10 16 (6.48%) Technical Security Consultant
11 14 (5.67%) C# Developer
12 13 (5.26%) Tester
13 12 (4.86%) Application Security Analyst
13 12 (4.86%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (46.56%) REST
2 112 (45.34%) HTML
3 110 (44.53%) CSS
4 102 (41.30%) Ajax
5 101 (40.89%) JSON
6 89 (36.03%) Spring
7 86 (34.82%) HTML5
8 84 (34.01%) CSS3
8 84 (34.01%) Django
9 83 (33.60%) Guice
10 82 (33.20%) Play Framework
11 80 (32.39%) Ruby on Rails
12 77 (31.17%) RESTful
13 58 (23.48%) Spring MVC
14 45 (18.22%) Web Services
15 40 (16.19%) .NET
16 28 (11.34%) Akka
17 25 (10.12%) .NET Framework
18 22 (8.91%) ASP.NET Web API
19 19 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.50%) User Experience
3 16 (6.48%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.67%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.05%) Wiki
6 4 (1.62%) BYOD
6 4 (1.62%) W3C
7 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.21%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.21%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.81%) Cybercrime
8 2 (0.81%) PKI
8 2 (0.81%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.81%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.40%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.40%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.40%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 97 (39.27%) Linux
2 22 (8.91%) Unix
3 13 (5.26%) Windows
4 11 (4.45%) Mac OS
5 10 (4.05%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.83%) CentOS
7 3 (1.21%) Android
7 3 (1.21%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.21%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.40%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (71.26%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (51.42%) Test Automation
3 114 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 97 (39.27%) Open Source
5 94 (38.06%) MVC
6 80 (32.39%) Responsive Web Design
7 79 (31.98%) Scrum
8 76 (30.77%) Web Design
9 67 (27.13%) Configuration Management
10 57 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
11 39 (15.79%) TDD
12 37 (14.98%) Information Security
13 35 (14.17%) Web Development
14 29 (11.74%) Security Testing
15 27 (10.93%) Continuous Delivery
16 25 (10.12%) SDLC
17 23 (9.31%) DevOps
18 22 (8.91%) Front End Development
18 22 (8.91%) Risk Management
19 21 (8.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 115 (46.56%) C#
2 93 (37.65%) Ruby
3 87 (35.22%) Python
4 83 (33.60%) Java
4 83 (33.60%) Scala
5 38 (15.38%) SQL
6 37 (14.98%) JavaScript
7 12 (4.86%) T-SQL
7 12 (4.86%) TypeScript
8 9 (3.64%) ES6
9 8 (3.24%) F#
9 8 (3.24%) VB
10 7 (2.83%) Dart
11 6 (2.43%) Groovy
12 5 (2.02%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.02%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.62%) PHP
14 3 (1.21%) C++
15 2 (0.81%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.40%) Go
Qualifications
1 19 (7.69%) CISSP
2 15 (6.07%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.24%) CISA
4 8 (3.24%) CISM
5 7 (2.83%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (2.83%) CLAS
6 6 (2.43%) ISEB
7 4 (1.62%) CEH
7 4 (1.62%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (1.62%) SANS
7 4 (1.62%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.21%) CHECK Team Member
8 3 (1.21%) CSSLP
8 3 (1.21%) Degree
8 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.81%) CRISC
9 2 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.91%) QA
2 16 (6.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (5.67%) PCI DSS
4 13 (5.26%) NIST 800
5 7 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 6 (2.43%) JSP 440
7 4 (1.62%) COBIT
7 4 (1.62%) ISO 22301
7 4 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.81%) GDPR
9 1 (0.40%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.40%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.40%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 29 (11.74%) Docker
2 11 (4.45%) VirtualBox
3 4 (1.62%) LXC
4 2 (0.81%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.40%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (6.07%) Ansible
2 12 (4.86%) CA Single Sign-On
2 12 (4.86%) HP Fortify
3 10 (4.05%) Puppet
4 7 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.02%) Terraform
6 4 (1.62%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.21%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (1.21%) Kibana
8 2 (0.81%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 2 (0.81%) Graphite
8 2 (0.81%) logstash
8 2 (0.81%) Nagios
8 2 (0.81%) Nmap
9 1 (0.40%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.40%) Piwik
9 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 84 (34.01%) Google
2 32 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.07%) Sitecore
4 13 (5.26%) Oracle
5 12 (4.86%) HP
6 11 (4.45%) CA
7 10 (4.05%) ESRI
8 7 (2.83%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.43%) Cloudera
10 5 (2.02%) SAP
11 3 (1.21%) Adobe
11 3 (1.21%) ATG
11 3 (1.21%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.21%) DevExpress
12 2 (0.81%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.81%) Splunk
13 1 (0.40%) Apple
13 1 (0.40%) IBM
13 1 (0.40%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.40%) Zend
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