Period
to 26 March 2019

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 26 March 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.

Secure Code Development
England > South West
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 190 196
Contract jobs citing Secure Coding 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.039% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.047% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
South West median daily rate - £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.67% +19.05%
England median daily rate £550 £525 £413
% change year-on-year +4.76% +27.27% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South West median hourly rate - - £40.75
England median hourly rate - £65.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year - +59.51% -

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 5,268 4,278 4,456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.41% 82.67% 83.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,398 2,628 2,934
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £234
90th Percentile £606 £573 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.65% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 183 244
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -22.08% -3.75%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £23.79 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.83% - +10.00%

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