The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for OWASP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 49 36 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 -  
Contract jobs citing OWASP 16 31 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.05% 5.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 5.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Median daily rate £410 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.88% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

OWASP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 458 530 430
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 87.40% 88.63% 82.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 320 263
Median daily rate £435 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
Median hourly rate £45.87 £38.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.37% +7.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £23.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing OWASP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in West Sussex

OWASP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OWASP in West Sussex

OWASP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OWASP in West Sussex over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OWASP in West Sussex

OWASP
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing +1 8 £520 +15.55%
East Grinstead - 2 £400 -
Gatwick - 2 £335 -
OWASP
South East

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OWASP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 19 (86.36%) CSS
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (86.36%) Git (software)
2 18 (81.82%) HTML
3 17 (77.27%) Spring
3 17 (77.27%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (77.27%) REST
4 16 (72.73%) HTML5
4 16 (72.73%) Google
4 16 (72.73%) C#
5 14 (63.64%) Java
5 14 (63.64%) HTTP
5 14 (63.64%) Web Design
5 14 (63.64%) Ruby on Rails
5 14 (63.64%) JSON
5 14 (63.64%) JIRA
5 14 (63.64%) Django
5 14 (63.64%) Automated Testing
5 14 (63.64%) Ruby
5 14 (63.64%) Ajax
5 14 (63.64%) Subversion
5 14 (63.64%) CSS3
5 14 (63.64%) Responsive Web Design
5 14 (63.64%) Jenkins
5 14 (63.64%) Guice
5 14 (63.64%) Scala
5 14 (63.64%) Open Source
5 14 (63.64%) Confluence
5 14 (63.64%) Play Framework
5 14 (63.64%) Relational Database

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 14 (63.64%) Confluence
2 6 (27.27%) Apache
3 5 (22.73%) CMS
4 2 (9.09%) EPiServer
4 2 (9.09%) IIS
4 2 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) HTTP
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) Relational Database
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.64%) Redis
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (86.36%) Git (software)
2 14 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 14 (63.64%) JIRA
2 14 (63.64%) Subversion
3 11 (50.00%) JUnit
4 3 (13.64%) Burp Suite
4 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
4 3 (13.64%) JMeter
4 3 (13.64%) Selenium
5 2 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (9.09%) ReSharper
5 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Back Office
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 14 (63.64%) Scala Developer
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Java Scala Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Scala Developer
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Test Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (4.55%) HTML Developer
6 1 (4.55%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) CSS
2 18 (81.82%) HTML
3 17 (77.27%) REST
3 17 (77.27%) Spring
4 16 (72.73%) HTML5
5 14 (63.64%) Ajax
5 14 (63.64%) CSS3
5 14 (63.64%) Django
5 14 (63.64%) Guice
5 14 (63.64%) JSON
5 14 (63.64%) Play Framework
5 14 (63.64%) Ruby on Rails
6 9 (40.91%) Akka
7 8 (36.36%) RESTful
7 8 (36.36%) Spring MVC
8 6 (27.27%) spray
9 5 (22.73%) .NET
9 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
9 5 (22.73%) Web Services
10 3 (13.64%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (77.27%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (63.64%) Automated Testing
3 14 (63.64%) Open Source
3 14 (63.64%) Responsive Web Design
3 14 (63.64%) Web Design
4 13 (59.09%) MVC
5 9 (40.91%) Web Development
6 8 (36.36%) Configuration Management
6 8 (36.36%) Scrum
7 4 (18.18%) Service Design
8 3 (13.64%) BDD
8 3 (13.64%) Compatibility Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (13.64%) CRM
8 3 (13.64%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 3 (13.64%) DevOps
8 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
8 3 (13.64%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C#
2 14 (63.64%) Java
2 14 (63.64%) Ruby
2 14 (63.64%) Scala
3 11 (50.00%) Python
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
1 3 (13.64%) WAI
1 3 (13.64%) WCAG
2 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Google
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Sitecore