Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 17 August 2019 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 120 -
Rank change year-on-year +32 - -
Contract jobs citing OWASP 18 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.22% 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Glasgow median daily rate £563 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Scotland median daily rate £625 £500 -
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,319 1,589 1,160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 89.67% 88.52% 87.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 927 623
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 32 20
Glasgow median hourly rate £25.00 £16.68 £20.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.88% -19.40% +47.82%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £12.70
90th Percentile £40.50 £35.00 £35.15
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £17.63 £27.50
% change year-on-year +27.66% -35.91% -23.61%

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in Glasgow

OWASP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OWASP in Glasgow

OWASP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OWASP in Glasgow over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OWASP in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing OWASP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 18 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (100.00%) Ansible
1 18 (100.00%) DevOps
2 17 (94.44%) Terraform
2 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 17 (94.44%) CentOS
3 16 (88.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (88.89%) Git (software)
3 16 (88.89%) Bash Shell
3 16 (88.89%) Puppet
3 16 (88.89%) Infrastructure as Code
3 16 (88.89%) NCSC
3 16 (88.89%) NIST
4 15 (83.33%) Amazon Aurora
4 15 (83.33%) MariaDB
4 15 (83.33%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (83.33%) Packer
4 15 (83.33%) SonarQube
4 15 (83.33%) Python
4 15 (83.33%) LDAP
4 15 (83.33%) MySQL
5 14 (77.78%) Jenkins
5 14 (77.78%) Splunk
6 13 (72.22%) Microservices
6 13 (72.22%) Service Management
6 13 (72.22%) RESTful
6 13 (72.22%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 12 (66.67%) ITSM
7 12 (66.67%) Mentoring
8 10 (55.56%) Technical Leadership

OWASP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 18 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) Amazon Aurora
1 15 (83.33%) Amazon RDS
1 15 (83.33%) MariaDB
1 15 (83.33%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 15 (83.33%) SonarQube
3 14 (77.78%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (83.33%) Lead DevOps
3 14 (77.78%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) LDAP
2 13 (72.22%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) CentOS
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 16 (88.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) DevOps
2 16 (88.89%) Infrastructure as Code
3 13 (72.22%) Immutable Infrastructure
3 13 (72.22%) Microservices
3 13 (72.22%) Service Management
4 12 (66.67%) ITSM
4 12 (66.67%) Mentoring
5 10 (55.56%) Technical Leadership
6 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) Coaching
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (11.11%) Agile Coaching
9 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
9 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Automation
9 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (11.11%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Bash Shell
2 15 (83.33%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) AWS Certification
2 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (88.89%) NCSC
1 16 (88.89%) NIST
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (100.00%) Ansible
2 17 (94.44%) Terraform
3 16 (88.89%) Puppet
4 15 (83.33%) Packer
5 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Splunk
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) IBM