Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 November 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)
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 499 510 559
Rank change year-on-year +11 +49 +17
Contract jobs citing OWASP 130 110 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.28% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 70 38
London median daily rate £525 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £413 £361 £263
90th Percentile £718 £651 £550
England median daily rate £488 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +2.63% +8.57% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40944 38874 39353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.93% 86.19% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29776 27868 28102
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 407 470
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.30 £50.05 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in London

OWASP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OWASP in London

OWASP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OWASP in London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OWASP in London

OWASP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the London region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Central London -4 15 £550 +10.00% 5
West London - 12 £488 -
South London -23 11 £463 +4.23%
OWASP
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 London region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 50 (38.46%) Java
2 43 (33.08%) Test Automation
3 40 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 39 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (29.23%) Amazon AWS
6 36 (27.69%) Linux
7 35 (26.92%) JMeter
8 34 (26.15%) Penetration Testing
9 31 (23.85%) Security Testing
10 29 (22.31%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (21.54%) Jenkins
11 28 (21.54%) SDLC
12 27 (20.77%) Protractor
13 24 (18.46%) RESTEasy
14 23 (17.69%) Information Security
15 22 (16.92%) Firewall
15 22 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
15 22 (16.92%) REST
15 22 (16.92%) SIEM
15 22 (16.92%) Vulnerability Management
16 21 (16.15%) AngularJS
17 20 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
17 20 (15.38%) Web Services
18 18 (13.85%) Finance
18 18 (13.85%) RESTful
19 17 (13.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 17 (13.08%) Python
19 17 (13.08%) DevOps
20 16 (12.31%) Secure Coding
20 16 (12.31%) Unix

OWASP
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.85%) nginx
2 4 (3.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (3.08%) Drupal
2 4 (3.08%) WordPress
3 2 (1.54%) Confluence
4 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.85%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 38 (29.23%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.15%) Heroku
4 6 (4.62%) SaaS
5 5 (3.85%) GitHub
5 5 (3.85%) IaaS
6 4 (3.08%) Office 365
7 3 (2.31%) PaaS
8 1 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.77%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.77%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.77%) npm
8 1 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.92%) Firewall
2 15 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.69%) HTTP
3 10 (7.69%) Internet
4 9 (6.92%) SSL
5 8 (6.15%) Reverse Proxy
6 7 (5.38%) DNS
6 7 (5.38%) FTP
7 4 (3.08%) LAN
7 4 (3.08%) MPLS
7 4 (3.08%) Network Security
7 4 (3.08%) OSPF
7 4 (3.08%) SAN
7 4 (3.08%) VPN
7 4 (3.08%) WAN
7 4 (3.08%) WLAN
8 3 (2.31%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.77%) Multicast
9 1 (0.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.38%) MySQL
4 6 (4.62%) Endeca
5 5 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.08%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (3.08%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.54%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.77%) Big Data
8 1 (0.77%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.77%) Redis
Development Applications
1 35 (26.92%) JMeter
2 28 (21.54%) Jenkins
3 27 (20.77%) Protractor
4 14 (10.77%) Burp Suite
5 13 (10.00%) Selenium
6 9 (6.92%) Gradle
7 7 (5.38%) Gatling
7 7 (5.38%) Git (software)
8 6 (4.62%) JUnit
8 6 (4.62%) Maven
8 6 (4.62%) NUnit
9 5 (3.85%) JIRA
9 5 (3.85%) webpack
10 4 (3.08%) CircleCI
10 4 (3.08%) gulp
10 4 (3.08%) Metasploit
10 4 (3.08%) Travis CI
10 4 (3.08%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.31%) Geb
11 3 (2.31%) sqlmap
General
1 18 (13.85%) Finance
2 7 (5.38%) Marketing
3 6 (4.62%) Electronics
3 6 (4.62%) Legal
3 6 (4.62%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.62%) Retail
3 6 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.08%) Banking
5 3 (2.31%) Games
6 1 (0.77%) Publishing
6 1 (0.77%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (27.69%) Analyst
2 24 (18.46%) Tester
3 18 (13.85%) Security Analyst
4 17 (13.08%) Developer
5 16 (12.31%) Application Security Analyst
5 16 (12.31%) Security Engineer
6 15 (11.54%) Architect
6 15 (11.54%) Test Analyst
7 14 (10.77%) Penetration Tester
8 10 (7.69%) Automation Tester
8 10 (7.69%) Security Architect
9 8 (6.15%) IT Analyst
9 8 (6.15%) IT Security Analyst
9 8 (6.15%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (6.15%) Technical Security Analyst
10 7 (5.38%) Test Engineer
11 6 (4.62%) Developer in Test
11 6 (4.62%) Java Developer
12 5 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
12 5 (3.85%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.46%) RESTEasy
2 22 (16.92%) REST
3 21 (16.15%) AngularJS
4 20 (15.38%) Web Services
5 18 (13.85%) RESTful
6 13 (10.00%) .NET
7 11 (8.46%) SOAP
8 10 (7.69%) Dropwizard
9 9 (6.92%) OAuth2
10 8 (6.15%) Guice
11 7 (5.38%) Elastic Stack
11 7 (5.38%) Ratpack
12 6 (4.62%) HTML
12 6 (4.62%) OAuth
13 5 (3.85%) CSS
14 4 (3.08%) HTML5
14 4 (3.08%) JSON
14 4 (3.08%) SAML
14 4 (3.08%) Spring
14 4 (3.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.46%) PKI
2 9 (6.92%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (6.15%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (6.15%) Wiki
4 7 (5.38%) BYOD
4 7 (5.38%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.08%) CESG
6 4 (3.08%) Fintech
7 3 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.31%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.54%) User Experience
9 1 (0.77%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.77%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.69%) Linux
2 16 (12.31%) Unix
3 12 (9.23%) Windows
4 4 (3.08%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.08%) CentOS
4 4 (3.08%) CoreOS
5 3 (2.31%) Android
5 3 (2.31%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.08%) Test Automation
2 39 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (26.15%) Penetration Testing
4 31 (23.85%) Security Testing
5 29 (22.31%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (21.54%) SDLC
7 23 (17.69%) Information Security
8 22 (16.92%) SIEM
8 22 (16.92%) Vulnerability Management
9 20 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (13.08%) DevOps
10 17 (13.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 16 (12.31%) Scrum
11 16 (12.31%) Secure Coding
11 16 (12.31%) TDD
12 15 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
13 14 (10.77%) Data Protection
13 14 (10.77%) Open Source
14 13 (10.00%) CQRS
14 13 (10.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 50 (38.46%) Java
2 40 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 17 (13.08%) Python
4 16 (12.31%) SQL
5 14 (10.77%) C#
6 13 (10.00%) Groovy
7 12 (9.23%) Ruby
8 9 (6.92%) PHP
9 5 (3.85%) C++
10 4 (3.08%) ES6
10 4 (3.08%) Perl
11 3 (2.31%) Scala
11 3 (2.31%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.54%) C
12 2 (1.54%) Go
13 1 (0.77%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.77%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (12.31%) CISSP
2 13 (10.00%) Degree
2 13 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.46%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (6.92%) CGEIT
4 9 (6.92%) CREST Certified
5 8 (6.15%) CRISC
5 8 (6.15%) SANS
5 8 (6.15%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (5.38%) CCSP
7 5 (3.85%) CHECK Team Member
7 5 (3.85%) CISA
7 5 (3.85%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.08%) CCNP
8 4 (3.08%) CCSE
8 4 (3.08%) CISMP
9 2 (1.54%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (1.54%) CISM
9 2 (1.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.15%) GDPR
3 4 (3.08%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.08%) QA
4 3 (2.31%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.31%) NIST 800
5 2 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.77%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (10.00%) Docker
2 9 (6.92%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.08%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (10.00%) Ansible
2 12 (9.23%) Nessus
3 10 (7.69%) HP Fortify
4 8 (6.15%) Docker Swarm
5 7 (5.38%) logstash
6 5 (3.85%) Kibana
6 5 (3.85%) Terraform
7 4 (3.08%) Kubernetes
7 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (3.08%) Nmap
7 4 (3.08%) Puppet
7 4 (3.08%) SCCM
7 4 (3.08%) SCOM
8 3 (2.31%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 15 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.00%) Splunk
3 12 (9.23%) Citrix
3 12 (9.23%) SAP
4 9 (6.92%) HP
5 7 (5.38%) AlienVault
5 7 (5.38%) Qualys
6 6 (4.62%) hybris
7 4 (3.08%) Adobe
7 4 (3.08%) CommVault
7 4 (3.08%) EMC
7 4 (3.08%) EqualLogic
7 4 (3.08%) Extreme Networks
7 4 (3.08%) Juniper
7 4 (3.08%) NetApp
7 4 (3.08%) Palo Alto
7 4 (3.08%) Sitecore
7 4 (3.08%) SolarWinds
7 4 (3.08%) Trustwave
7 4 (3.08%) Veeam