Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 - 66
Rank change year-on-year - +66 -
Contract jobs citing OWASP 16 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.02% - 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Kent median daily rate £341 - -
South East median daily rate £404 £429 £431
% change year-on-year -5.99% -0.41% -9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +35.71% - -

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 412 416 484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 77.88% 83.37% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 299 356
Kent median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £262 £201 £196
90th Percentile £638 £538 £503
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 29
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 £21.78 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.73% +11.67% -12.69%
10th Percentile £25.50 £9.61 £12.25
90th Percentile £40.71 £29.92 £40.25
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -1.76% -16.67% +50.00%

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

OWASP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the Kent region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. 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
Maidstone - 12 £338 -
West Malling - 2 £345 -
OWASP
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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 Kent region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
1 16 (100.00%) Web Services
1 16 (100.00%) TDD
1 16 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 16 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 16 (100.00%) MVVM
1 16 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 16 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 16 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 16 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 16 (100.00%) MVC
1 16 (100.00%) Prototyping
2 9 (56.25%) VB.NET
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) IIS
3 7 (43.75%) ReSharper
3 7 (43.75%) LINQ
3 7 (43.75%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (43.75%) Sitecore
3 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
3 7 (43.75%) CMS
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
4 3 (18.75%) RESTful
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle

OWASP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 7 (43.75%) CMS
1 7 (43.75%) IIS
1 7 (43.75%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
1 7 (43.75%) ReSharper
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 16 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 16 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 16 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 16 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 16 (100.00%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) LINQ
3 3 (18.75%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
1 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 16 (100.00%) MVC
1 16 (100.00%) MVVM
1 16 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 16 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 16 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Sitecore
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle