Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 - 85
Rank change year-on-year - +85 -
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 6 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.47% - 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% - 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Wiltshire median daily rate £575 - £365
10th Percentile £508 - £318
90th Percentile £853 - £385
South West median daily rate £575 £488 £350
% change year-on-year +17.95% +39.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1086 1053 1202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 84.84% 81.95% 79.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 761 822
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £288 £259 £255
90th Percentile £600 £575 £543
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 34
Wiltshire median hourly rate £32.00 £38.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.88% +11.59% +23.21%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.30 £13.86
90th Percentile £40.75 £47.50 £45.60
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +44.44%

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Testing in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Swindon - 5 £538 -
Corsham - 1 £825 -
Security Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 4 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (66.67%) IT Audit
1 4 (66.67%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (50.00%) PSD2
2 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Veracode
4 1 (16.67%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (16.67%) WebdriverIO
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) JMeter
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Sauce Labs
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Auditor
1 4 (66.67%) IT Auditor
2 1 (16.67%) Chief Technology Officer
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS Auditor
2 1 (16.67%) SOX Auditor
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) WebdriverIO
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (66.67%) IT Audit
1 4 (66.67%) Regulatory Compliance
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (50.00%) PSD2
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Veracode