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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 59 - 60
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.15% - 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £315 - £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £340
% change year-on-year +12.50% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.74 -

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 512 508 589
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 79.26% 77.20% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 351 405
Median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £273 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 8
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +135.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £12.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.43 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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

Security Testing
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Swindon - 1 £315 -
Security Testing
South West

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) AppFabric
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Robot Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Java

Security Testing
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) AppFabric
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft