Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 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 West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 48 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 - +71
Contract jobs citing OWASP 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.58% 1.06% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Somerset median daily rate £340 £588 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.13% - -
South West median daily rate £340 £450 £550
% change year-on-year -24.44% -18.18% +54.49%
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 436 364 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 84.82% 77.45% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 253 195
Somerset median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £213 £161 £191
90th Percentile £531 £513 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 56
Somerset median hourly rate £41.83 £47.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.95% +25.00% -9.52%
10th Percentile £36.70 £13.25 £17.25
90th Percentile £45.05 £53.75 £42.75
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%

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 20 October 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
Taunton -3 3 £340 -39.56%
OWASP
South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Somerset region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Xamarin
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) SQLite
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Android

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Google Play
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQLite
2 1 (33.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Android Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Android Developer
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Xamarin Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) Security Assurance Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) LINQ
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) ModSecurity
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Android Development
1 2 (66.67%) Deployment Automation
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CLAS
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
1 1 (33.33%) RMADS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) Xamarin
3 1 (33.33%) ESRI