Period
to 24 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 June 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)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 44 49
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 -
Contract jobs citing OWASP 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.78% 1.11% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.36% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Somerset median daily rate £388 £562 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.05% -4.34% -
10th Percentile £381 £527 £529
90th Percentile £444 £572 £669
South West median daily rate £725 £562 £450
% change year-on-year +28.95% +24.94% -22.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South 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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 332 368 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 85.79% 81.78% 82.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 229 215
Somerset median daily rate £425 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £238 £200 £220
90th Percentile £575 £538 £545
South West median daily rate £450 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 42
Somerset median hourly rate £36.98 £40.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.56% -6.98% +4.02%
10th Percentile £10.00 £19.25 £23.80
90th Percentile £46.00 £48.13 £53.63
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +0.63%

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in Somerset

OWASP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OWASP in Somerset

OWASP
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 24 June 2019. 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
Taunton +10 2 £413 -
OWASP
South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (100.00%) Threat Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity

OWASP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Threat Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared