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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 89 107 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 -  
Contract jobs citing OWASP 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.45% 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £420 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.85%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1136 1602 1556
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 84.71% 82.83% 85.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 1121 997
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 38
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £9.12 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £21.50 £35.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 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 3 months to 26 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
Leeds +12 5 £420 - 2
OWASP
Yorkshire

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) JIRA
1 10 (100.00%) Confluence
2 9 (90.00%) HTML5
2 9 (90.00%) REST
2 9 (90.00%) CSS3
2 9 (90.00%) Guice
2 9 (90.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (90.00%) Play Framework
2 9 (90.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (90.00%) Open Source
2 9 (90.00%) Spring MVC
2 9 (90.00%) Django
2 9 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (90.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (90.00%) RESTful
2 9 (90.00%) Scala
2 9 (90.00%) Ruby
2 9 (90.00%) Ajax
2 9 (90.00%) Google
2 9 (90.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 9 (90.00%) Web Design
2 9 (90.00%) JSON
2 9 (90.00%) Subversion
2 9 (90.00%) Spring
2 9 (90.00%) Automated Testing
2 9 (90.00%) HTTP
2 9 (90.00%) Configuration Management
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 9 (90.00%) HTML

OWASP
Top Related 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 10 (100.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) JIRA
2 9 (90.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (90.00%) Subversion
3 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (80.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Scala Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Ajax
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
1 9 (90.00%) CSS3
1 9 (90.00%) Django
1 9 (90.00%) Guice
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
1 9 (90.00%) HTML5
1 9 (90.00%) JSON
1 9 (90.00%) Play Framework
1 9 (90.00%) REST
1 9 (90.00%) RESTful
1 9 (90.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 9 (90.00%) Spring
1 9 (90.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Automated Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Configuration Management
2 9 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 9 (90.00%) Open Source
2 9 (90.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (90.00%) Web Design
3 8 (80.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Web Development
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (40.00%) Front End Development
5 4 (40.00%) Line Management
5 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Ruby
1 9 (90.00%) Scala
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Google