Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 19 February 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 - 58
Rank change year-on-year - +58 -
Contract jobs citing OWASP 10 0 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.70% - 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% - 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 20
South Wales median daily rate £475 - £493
10th Percentile £338 - £424
90th Percentile £528 - £639
Wales median daily rate £475 - £493
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales 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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,218 1,015 962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 85.35% 85.01% 85.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 685 711
South Wales median daily rate £425 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £287 £202 £185
90th Percentile £609 £529 £538
Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 36 47
South Wales median hourly rate £22.01 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.97% +21.95% +46.43%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £12.23
90th Percentile £43.87 £77.50 £77.50
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £33.78 £20.00
% change year-on-year -44.14% +68.90% +37.93%

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in South Wales

OWASP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OWASP in South Wales

OWASP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OWASP in South Wales over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OWASP in South Wales

OWASP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 19 February 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
Newport - 9 £438 - 3
Cardiff - 1 £515 - 2
OWASP
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 South Wales region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 8 (80.00%) Microservices
3 8 (80.00%) Public Cloud
3 8 (80.00%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (60.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 6 (60.00%) Terraform
4 6 (60.00%) Ansible
5 4 (40.00%) DevOps
6 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (20.00%) Docker
7 2 (20.00%) Open Source
7 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (20.00%) Redis
7 2 (20.00%) Kafka
7 2 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (20.00%) Consul
7 2 (20.00%) Prometheus
8 1 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (10.00%) Secure Coding
8 1 (10.00%) Auto-Scaling
8 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
8 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 1 (10.00%) Scrum
8 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
8 1 (10.00%) Test Automation

OWASP
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (20.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) AWS Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Security Advisor
2 1 (10.00%) Site Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (20.00%) Kafka
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Deployment Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Microservices
3 6 (60.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (10.00%) Kanban
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Secure Coding
6 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CEH
2 1 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Ansible
1 6 (60.00%) Terraform
2 2 (20.00%) Consul
2 2 (20.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft