The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for AppScan skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AppScan over the 3 months to 25 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.

IBM Rational AppScan
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 412 419 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs citing AppScan 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.029% 0.023% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £575 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £650 -
% change year-on-year -26.92% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

AppScan is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3838 3705 3303
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.76% 17.33% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2805 2778 2370
Median daily rate £486 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.05% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £338 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +45.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £42.10 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.88 £104.35 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

AppScan
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing AppScan as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for AppScan in London

AppScan
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AppScan in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 London region with a requirement for AppScan.

1 8 (80.00%) Information Security
1 8 (80.00%) Security Testing
2 5 (50.00%) CEH
2 5 (50.00%) CISSP
2 5 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (40.00%) OSCP
3 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (40.00%) Threat Management
3 4 (40.00%) HP Fortify
3 4 (40.00%) C
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) J2EE
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (40.00%) CISA
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) SaaS
4 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (30.00%) JSP 440
4 3 (30.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) Social Engineering

AppScan
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (40.00%) SaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) J2EE
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Information Security
1 8 (80.00%) Security Testing
2 5 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) Threat Management
4 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (30.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Social Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source Development
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) C++
1 4 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CEH
1 5 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (40.00%) CISA
2 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) OSCP
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Fortify
2 1 (10.00%) Nessus
2 1 (10.00%) Nexpose
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Acunetix
1 1 (10.00%) AppDynamics
1 1 (10.00%) F5
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Splunk