Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Security Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Security Testing over the 6 months to 19 January 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.

Security Testing
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 137 173
Rank change year-on-year -8 +36 -28
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 8 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.26% 0.62% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.73% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 6
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £338 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -10.00%
10th Percentile £325 £266 £275
90th Percentile £506 £463 £400
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £325 £288
% change year-on-year +15.38% +13.04% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Security Testing 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 2,558 2,732 3,600
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.23% 84.79% 84.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,745 1,785 2,422
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +5.48%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £265
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 70 105
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -5.57% +5.90%
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.19 £9.99
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.55 £30.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year +17.73% -0.90% -

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in West Yorkshire

Security Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Testing in West Yorkshire

Security Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Testing in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Testing in West Yorkshire

Security Testing
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 Security Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 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 +1 7 £375 +11.11% 6
Wakefield - 1 - -
Security Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security Testing 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 Security Testing.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) Confluence
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
2 5 (62.50%) Kanban
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Atlassian
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) System Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) SDET
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) LAMP
6 1 (12.50%) Games
6 1 (12.50%) Ruby
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript

Security Testing
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 5 (62.50%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Workday Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) LAMP
1 1 (12.50%) Memcached
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
1 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) CentOS
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Functional Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
2 5 (62.50%) Kanban
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) System Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (25.00%) Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) SDET
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Grafana
1 1 (12.50%) Graphite
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Opsview
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Atlassian
2 1 (12.50%) New Relic
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk
2 1 (12.50%) Workday