Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 144 172
Rank change year-on-year -10 +28 -19
Contract jobs citing OWASP 9 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.28% 0.53% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.63% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
West Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +5.00% +60.00%
Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £420 £354
% change year-on-year +24.94% +18.73% +41.50%
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 2,728 2,547 3,547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 85.12% 84.37% 84.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,845 1,652 2,393
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 65 95
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.57 £15.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.85% -5.14% -4.03%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.93 £9.99
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.45 £25.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.75 £14.93 £15.00
% change year-on-year +25.57% -0.45% -4.61%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OWASP in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 February 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 -12 8 £550 +30.95% 5
OWASP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) REST
3 4 (44.44%) Microservices
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) JUnit
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) RESTful
3 4 (44.44%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (33.33%) Confluence
4 3 (33.33%) MSTest
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 3 (33.33%) WCF
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) NUnit
4 3 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps

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%) Confluence
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (22.22%) nginx
2 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) npm
2 2 (22.22%) PaaS
3 1 (11.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) JUnit
4 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 3 (33.33%) MSTest
4 3 (33.33%) NUnit
4 3 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (22.22%) CircleCI
5 2 (22.22%) Gradle
5 2 (22.22%) gulp
5 2 (22.22%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (22.22%) Maven
5 2 (22.22%) Subversion
5 2 (22.22%) Travis CI
6 1 (11.11%) Burp Suite
6 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
6 1 (11.11%) JMeter
6 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Scala Developer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) React Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (44.44%) REST
1 4 (44.44%) RESTful
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) WCF
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Ajax
3 2 (22.22%) CSS3
3 2 (22.22%) Django
3 2 (22.22%) Guice
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) Play Framework
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) React
4 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Microservices
2 4 (44.44%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Service Design
5 1 (11.11%) SFIA
5 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
5 1 (11.11%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Groovy
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) Scala
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
1 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Google