Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 16 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 121 165
Rank change year-on-year -39 +44 +15
Contract jobs citing OWASP 9 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.27% 0.96% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 1.09% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
West Yorkshire median daily rate £444 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.41% +3.03% -25.00%
10th Percentile £431 £413 £400
90th Percentile £463 £606 £438
Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,020 2,469 3,595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.95% 87.58% 88.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,066 1,698 2,452
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £305 £276 £285
90th Percentile £542 £550 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 56 56
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £13.93 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.98% +5.13% -11.67%
10th Percentile £11.17 £8.41 £10.20
90th Percentile £36.28 £33.82 £22.13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +25.04% -3.45% +3.57%

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in West Yorkshire

OWASP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OWASP in West Yorkshire

OWASP
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. 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
Leeds -29 9 £444 -19.32% 1
OWASP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (44.44%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) CloudStack
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (33.33%) Xen
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) XenServer
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) JBoss
2 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) Docker
2 3 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
2 3 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 2 (22.22%) WebdriverIO
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC

OWASP
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 3 (33.33%) CloudStack
1 3 (33.33%) JBoss
1 3 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) MSTest
2 1 (11.11%) NUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Backend Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
2 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) JDBC
2 2 (22.22%) JiBX
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) Node.js
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) Struts
2 2 (22.22%) Swagger
2 2 (22.22%) Tapestry
2 2 (22.22%) WebdriverIO
3 1 (11.11%) Dropwizard
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Data Security
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Online Security
4 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 2 (22.22%) ES6
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Groovy
3 1 (11.11%) Java 8
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
1 3 (33.33%) vSphere
1 3 (33.33%) Xen
1 3 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cobbler
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle