Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Static Code Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Static Code Analysis over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 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.

Static Code Analysis
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 801 796 879
Rank change year-on-year -5 +83 +14
Contract jobs citing Static Code Analysis 86 95 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.083% 0.090% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.11% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 53 5
UK median daily rate £535 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.88% +3.03% -13.61%
10th Percentile £392 £346 £301
90th Percentile £638 £588 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £535 £409 £413
% change year-on-year +30.89% -0.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
UK median hourly rate £49.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 - -

Static Code Analysis 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87085 88317 92969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.90% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58028 58368 60222
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £631 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2061 2366 2748
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

Static Code Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Static Code Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Static Code Analysis in the UK

Static Code Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Static Code Analysis.

Contractor daily rate trend for Static Code Analysis in the UK

Static Code Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Static Code Analysis over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Static Code Analysis in the UK

Static Code Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Static Code Analysis.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Static Code Analysis in the UK

Static Code Analysis
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Static Code Analysis within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
England +10 76 £535 +27.38% 2
UK excluding London +80 67 £535 +30.89% 2
North of England +85 28 £535 +52.86%
North West - 18 £535 -
London -71 17 £500 -
South East +15 16 £435 -3.33% 1
Yorkshire - 16 £535 -
East of England - 9 £400 - 1
North East +66 8 £625 +78.57%
Wales +8 8 £399 -22.20%
West Midlands - 6 £500 -
Midlands - 6 £500 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Static Code Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Static Code Analysis.

1 50 (58.14%) Continuous Integration
2 49 (56.98%) Linux
3 46 (53.49%) Configuration Management
4 40 (46.51%) Python
4 40 (46.51%) Jenkins
4 40 (46.51%) Continuous Delivery
5 38 (44.19%) DevOps
6 36 (41.86%) nginx
6 36 (41.86%) SonarQube
7 33 (38.37%) Test Automation
7 33 (38.37%) HTTP
8 32 (37.21%) JIRA
9 31 (36.05%) Confluence
9 31 (36.05%) Microservices
10 30 (34.88%) Docker
10 30 (34.88%) Bash Shell
10 30 (34.88%) Git (software)
10 30 (34.88%) Puppet
10 30 (34.88%) Software Engineering
11 28 (32.56%) Slack
11 28 (32.56%) Clustering
11 28 (32.56%) Load Balancing
11 28 (32.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 28 (32.56%) Mentoring
11 28 (32.56%) Coaching
12 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (19.77%) SDLC
13 17 (19.77%) MongoDB
14 16 (18.60%) Ansible
14 16 (18.60%) Shell Script

Static Code Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 36 (41.86%) nginx
2 31 (36.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Simulink
1 2 (2.33%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 28 (32.56%) Slack
2 14 (16.28%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (38.37%) HTTP
2 2 (2.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.33%) FlexRay
2 2 (2.33%) LDAP
3 1 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.77%) MongoDB
2 8 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (8.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (8.14%) MySQL
4 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.33%) Big Data
5 2 (2.33%) DB2
5 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.16%) FileMaker
6 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (46.51%) Jenkins
2 36 (41.86%) SonarQube
3 32 (37.21%) JIRA
4 30 (34.88%) Git (software)
5 9 (10.47%) Subversion
5 9 (10.47%) Visual Studio
6 7 (8.14%) CircleCI
6 7 (8.14%) Rational Rhapsody
6 7 (8.14%) Travis CI
7 5 (5.81%) Bitbucket
8 3 (3.49%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.49%) Selenium
9 2 (2.33%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.33%) Maven
9 2 (2.33%) Protractor
9 2 (2.33%) VectorCAST
10 1 (1.16%) CocoaPods
General
1 11 (12.79%) Automotive
2 9 (10.47%) Aerospace
3 5 (5.81%) Retail
4 4 (4.65%) Finance
4 4 (4.65%) Law
5 2 (2.33%) German Language
6 1 (1.16%) Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (43.02%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (34.88%) Senior DevOps
2 30 (34.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 21 (24.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 21 (24.42%) Linux Engineer
3 21 (24.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 16 (18.60%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 10 (11.63%) Developer
5 10 (11.63%) Software Engineer
5 10 (11.63%) Tester
6 8 (9.30%) Product Manager
6 8 (9.30%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Penetration Tester
8 5 (5.81%) Lead DevOps
8 5 (5.81%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Applications Manager
9 4 (4.65%) Security Manager
9 4 (4.65%) Security Product Manager
10 3 (3.49%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (3.49%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.95%) Web Services
2 9 (10.47%) REST
3 7 (8.14%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (6.98%) HTML
5 4 (4.65%) JSON
5 4 (4.65%) XML
6 3 (3.49%) Ajax
6 3 (3.49%) Angular 2
6 3 (3.49%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.49%) Apache Cordova
6 3 (3.49%) CSS
6 3 (3.49%) Gherkin
6 3 (3.49%) HTML5
6 3 (3.49%) J2EE
6 3 (3.49%) SOAP
6 3 (3.49%) Spring
7 2 (2.33%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (2.33%) Ionic Framework
7 2 (2.33%) Kafka
7 2 (2.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.56%) Clustering
2 14 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (16.28%) Public Cloud
3 9 (10.47%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.49%) User Experience
5 3 (3.49%) Web 2.0
6 2 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.16%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 49 (56.98%) Linux
2 28 (32.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (8.14%) Windows
4 2 (2.33%) Android
4 2 (2.33%) CentOS
4 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (58.14%) Continuous Integration
2 46 (53.49%) Configuration Management
3 40 (46.51%) Continuous Delivery
4 38 (44.19%) DevOps
5 33 (38.37%) Test Automation
6 31 (36.05%) Microservices
7 30 (34.88%) Software Engineering
8 28 (32.56%) Coaching
8 28 (32.56%) Load Balancing
8 28 (32.56%) Mentoring
9 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (19.77%) SDLC
11 15 (17.44%) OWASP
12 14 (16.28%) Open Source
12 14 (16.28%) User Stories
13 12 (13.95%) Penetration Testing
14 11 (12.79%) Multithreading
14 11 (12.79%) Scrum
14 11 (12.79%) Security Testing
15 10 (11.63%) OO
Programming Languages
1 40 (46.51%) Python
2 30 (34.88%) Bash Shell
3 16 (18.60%) Shell Script
4 14 (16.28%) Perl
5 11 (12.79%) C++
6 9 (10.47%) PHP
6 9 (10.47%) SQL
7 8 (9.30%) Ruby
8 7 (8.14%) Java
9 5 (5.81%) C
9 5 (5.81%) JavaScript
10 4 (4.65%) Objective-C
11 3 (3.49%) Apple Swift
11 3 (3.49%) ES6
11 3 (3.49%) TypeScript
12 2 (2.33%) Assembly Language
12 2 (2.33%) C#
12 2 (2.33%) MATLAB
12 2 (2.33%) R
13 1 (1.16%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Degree
2 8 (9.30%) CEH
2 8 (9.30%) CHECK Team Member
2 8 (9.30%) CISSP
2 8 (9.30%) CSSLP
3 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) MISRA
2 9 (10.47%) Def Stans
2 9 (10.47%) MISRA C
2 9 (10.47%) QA
3 2 (2.33%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 30 (34.88%) Docker
2 12 (13.95%) Xen
3 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.33%) OpenAM
3 2 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (34.88%) Puppet
2 16 (18.60%) Ansible
3 14 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (16.28%) Terraform
4 9 (10.47%) Kubernetes
5 7 (8.14%) Rancher
6 2 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.47%) Green Hills
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle
4 4 (4.65%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.65%) Coverity
4 4 (4.65%) Synopsys
5 2 (2.33%) McAfee
5 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.33%) Splunk
6 1 (1.16%) Apple