Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 18 January 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)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 143 140 111
Rank change year-on-year -3 -29 +22
Contract jobs citing OWASP 16 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.52% 0.073% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.086% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Surrey median daily rate £425 £473 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.05% -0.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £375 £420 £418
90th Percentile £613 £527 £488
South East median daily rate £450 £350 £430
% change year-on-year +28.57% -18.60% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £48.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +39.29% -

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 Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,743 2,339 1,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.71% 84.81% 84.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,939 1,663 1,089
Surrey median daily rate £475 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +1.19%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £213
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 50 91
Surrey median hourly rate £41.00 £38.43 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.70% +53.70% -28.57%
10th Percentile £15.04 £13.00 £12.13
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.03 £42.50
South East median hourly rate £26.91 £24.02 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.01% +6.76% -21.05%

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in Surrey

OWASP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OWASP in Surrey

OWASP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OWASP in Surrey over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OWASP in Surrey

OWASP
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Staines +5 6 £425 -19.05%
Woking - 2 £400 -
OWASP
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Surrey region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) QA
2 13 (81.25%) Test Automation
2 13 (81.25%) Cucumber
2 13 (81.25%) BDD
3 11 (68.75%) Open Source
3 11 (68.75%) User Stories
4 10 (62.50%) Selenium
4 10 (62.50%) Java
5 9 (56.25%) JUnit
5 9 (56.25%) Maven
5 9 (56.25%) JMeter
5 9 (56.25%) Scrum
5 9 (56.25%) Performance Testing
5 9 (56.25%) Integration Testing
5 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (56.25%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (56.25%) Gherkin
5 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
5 9 (56.25%) Defect Management
5 9 (56.25%) QA Automation
5 9 (56.25%) SonarQube
5 9 (56.25%) BrowserStack
6 8 (50.00%) Traceability Matrix
6 8 (50.00%) Docker
6 8 (50.00%) Microservices
6 8 (50.00%) SoapUI
6 8 (50.00%) Confluence
7 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (43.75%) Functional Testing

OWASP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 8 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (12.50%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) BrowserStack
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (31.25%) GitHub
4 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Cucumber
2 10 (62.50%) Selenium
3 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
3 9 (56.25%) JMeter
3 9 (56.25%) JUnit
3 9 (56.25%) Maven
3 9 (56.25%) SonarQube
3 9 (56.25%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (50.00%) SoapUI
5 5 (31.25%) JIRA
5 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
6 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (25.00%) GitLab
6 4 (25.00%) Mocha
6 4 (25.00%) Protractor
7 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Tester
2 12 (75.00%) QA Tester
3 9 (56.25%) Automation Tester
4 8 (50.00%) QA Automation Tester
5 4 (25.00%) Senior QA Tester
5 4 (25.00%) Senior Tester
6 2 (12.50%) Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Digital Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
7 1 (6.25%) IT Risk Manager
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Gherkin
2 5 (31.25%) Web Services
3 4 (25.00%) Chai
3 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 2 (12.50%) Ember.js
4 2 (12.50%) JSON
4 2 (12.50%) OAuth
4 2 (12.50%) React
4 2 (12.50%) React Native
4 2 (12.50%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
4 2 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) Enzyme
5 1 (6.25%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Smart Energy
1 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) BDD
2 13 (81.25%) Test Automation
3 11 (68.75%) Open Source
3 11 (68.75%) User Stories
4 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (56.25%) Defect Management
4 9 (56.25%) Integration Testing
4 9 (56.25%) Performance Testing
4 9 (56.25%) QA Automation
4 9 (56.25%) Scrum
5 8 (50.00%) Microservices
5 8 (50.00%) Traceability Matrix
6 7 (43.75%) Functional Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Build Automation
7 5 (31.25%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 5 (31.25%) DevOps
7 5 (31.25%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 5 (31.25%) Static Code Analysis
7 5 (31.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CISM
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
1 1 (6.25%) CRISC
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (81.25%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) COBIT
2 1 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Atlassian
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle