Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 January 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)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 44 54
Contract jobs citing OWASP 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 0.90% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.03% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Merseyside median daily rate - £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.44% -18.60%
North West median daily rate £445 £410 £500
% change year-on-year +8.54% -18.00% +16.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 403 387 473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 81.25% 86.77% 81.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 257 302
Merseyside median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £242 £241
90th Percentile £588 £550 £587
North West median daily rate £423 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.32% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 13
Merseyside median hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.31% - -62.96%
10th Percentile £11.41 £10.70 £11.00
90th Percentile £24.00 £18.87 £27.85
North West median hourly rate £23.83 £21.74 £21.05
% change year-on-year +9.59% +3.30% -31.05%

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in Merseyside

OWASP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OWASP in Merseyside