Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Secure Coding skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Secure Coding over the 6 months to 13 December 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.

Secure Code Development
England > South West
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 196 191
Rank change year-on-year -36 -5 +34
Contract jobs citing Secure Coding 2 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.031% 0.036% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.043% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
South West median daily rate £340 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.93% +1.18% -2.63%
10th Percentile £335 £430 £348
90th Percentile £345 £430 £438
England median daily rate £450 £495 £430
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.12% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South West median hourly rate - - £40.00
England median hourly rate - - £40.00

Secure Coding 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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,562 4,680 4,634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.98% 83.36% 82.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,555 2,932 3,121
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £253 £238
90th Percentile £575 £559 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 201 292
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.65%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.72 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

Secure Coding
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Secure Coding as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Secure Coding in the South West

Secure Coding
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Secure Coding in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Secure Coding in the South West

Secure Coding
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Secure Coding within the South West region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Somerset - 2 £340 -
Secure Coding
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Secure Coding 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 West region with a requirement for Secure Coding.

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

Secure Coding
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Google Play
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Android Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Android Developer
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Android Development
1 2 (100.00%) Deployment Automation
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin