Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 20 August 2018 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 46 59
Contract jobs citing OWASP 0 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 3.17% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.81% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 17 4
Kent median daily rate - £350 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -28.21% -
South East median daily rate £650 £395 £475
% change year-on-year +64.56% -16.84% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £48.75 -

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 349 446 531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 82.12% 83.05% 79.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 325 381
Kent median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £237 £205 £193
90th Percentile £604 £550 £575
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 10
Kent median hourly rate £39.38 £26.54 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.39% -26.80% +107.14%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.30 £16.38
90th Percentile £49.50 £45.75 £141.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.78 £22.50
% change year-on-year +26.39% -12.09% -

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in Kent

OWASP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OWASP in Kent