Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 - 60
Rank change year-on-year - +60 -
Contract jobs citing OWASP 2 0 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.15% - 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% - 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
South Wales median daily rate £550 - £468
10th Percentile £525 - £421
90th Percentile £575 - £506
Wales median daily rate £550 - £475
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 1,196 815 805
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 89.19% 85.43% 82.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 580 563
South Wales median daily rate £410 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £294 £192 £213
90th Percentile £563 £538 £525
Wales median daily rate £413 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +6.45% -0.64% +8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 50 39
South Wales median hourly rate £14.04 £25.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.86% +61.29% +10.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £10.17
90th Percentile £35.25 £58.75 £64.00
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -48.00% +85.19% -3.57%

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
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 20 September 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
Cardiff - 1 - -
Newport - 1 £550 -
OWASP
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 South Wales region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Impala
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (50.00%) GitLab
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Gatling
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Data Science
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Nmap
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering

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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
1 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) HBase
1 1 (50.00%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Gatling
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) GitLab
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Play Framework
1 1 (50.00%) React
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Native
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (50.00%) Data Science
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (50.00%) OSCP
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
1 1 (50.00%) Nmap
1 1 (50.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cloudera
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Qualys