Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 19 August 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)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +46
Contract jobs citing OWASP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.89% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Watford median daily rate £538 - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £538 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire 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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 300 300 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 89.02% 86.71% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 140 122
Watford median daily rate £423 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.59% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £213 £200 £205
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £407 £400
% change year-on-year +1.48% +1.63% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 3
Watford median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +100.00% +26.09%
10th Percentile £14.20 £15.98 £13.65
90th Percentile £51.13 £40.00 £14.75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £16.84 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.88% -25.18% +21.62%

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in Watford

OWASP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OWASP in Watford over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OWASP in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Watford region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Heroku
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) OAuth
2 2 (66.67%) Guice
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (66.67%) Ember.js
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Gradle
2 2 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (66.67%) OAuth2
2 2 (66.67%) TypeScript
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Spock
2 2 (66.67%) Ratpack
2 2 (66.67%) Spring Boot
2 2 (66.67%) gulp
2 2 (66.67%) ES6
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS

OWASP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Heroku
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) GitLab
1 2 (66.67%) Gradle
1 2 (66.67%) gulp
1 2 (66.67%) Spock
2 1 (33.33%) Gatling
2 1 (33.33%) Geb
2 1 (33.33%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Dropwizard
1 2 (66.67%) Ember.js
1 2 (66.67%) Guice
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) OAuth
1 2 (66.67%) OAuth2
1 2 (66.67%) Ratpack
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Spring Boot
2 1 (33.33%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 2 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (66.67%) Microservices
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Database Security
2 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Secure Coding
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) ES6
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Java 8
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CEH
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) GISP
1 1 (33.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft