The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 3 months to 27 June 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.

Security Testing
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 54
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire - - 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £405 £400
% change year-on-year - +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - £52.99

Security Testing 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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 574 508 505
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 85.04% 77.20% 80.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 347 363
Median daily rate £425 £420 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +7.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £638 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 21
Median hourly rate £39.50 £38.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.59% +90.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £50.00 £36.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in Wiltshire

Security Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Testing in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Smoke Testing

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Smoke Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA