Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 21 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.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 174 206
Rank change year-on-year +20 +32 -19
Contract jobs citing OWASP 27 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.62% 0.39% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.47% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 2
Yorkshire median daily rate £525 - £400
England median daily rate £488 £455 £425
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.06% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £48.75 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +39.29% - -

OWASP 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,651 4,061 5,021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.41% 83.12% 83.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,387 2,658 3,367
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £261 £258 £263
90th Percentile £547 £546 £550
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +3.93% +1.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 130 179
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.81 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -1.28% -
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.67 £9.99
90th Percentile £41.45 £32.63 £26.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing OWASP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in Yorkshire

OWASP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OWASP in Yorkshire

OWASP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OWASP in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OWASP in Yorkshire

OWASP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
South Yorkshire +20 10 £513 - 1
West Yorkshire -8 8 £550 - 5
East Yorkshire - 4 £417 -
OWASP
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 13 (48.15%) REST
2 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (40.74%) Java
3 11 (40.74%) CSS
3 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
3 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
4 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
4 10 (37.04%) Confluence
4 10 (37.04%) JIRA
4 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (33.33%) Spring
6 8 (29.63%) Web Development
7 7 (25.93%) MVC
7 7 (25.93%) JUnit
7 7 (25.93%) Open Source
8 6 (22.22%) HTML5
8 6 (22.22%) Scala
8 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (22.22%) CSS3
8 6 (22.22%) Play Framework
8 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
8 6 (22.22%) DevOps
8 6 (22.22%) C#
8 6 (22.22%) HTML
8 6 (22.22%) HTTP
8 6 (22.22%) Scrum
8 6 (22.22%) Web Design
8 6 (22.22%) Google
8 6 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (22.22%) Guice

OWASP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (37.04%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.70%) nginx
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Slack
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) npm
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 5 (18.52%) Endeca
2 5 (18.52%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
2 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 10 (37.04%) JIRA
3 7 (25.93%) JUnit
4 6 (22.22%) Subversion
5 5 (18.52%) Selenium
6 4 (14.81%) Burp Suite
6 4 (14.81%) HP UFT
6 4 (14.81%) JMeter
6 4 (14.81%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.70%) CircleCI
7 1 (3.70%) Gradle
7 1 (3.70%) gulp
7 1 (3.70%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (3.70%) Maven
7 1 (3.70%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Scala Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Leader
3 4 (14.81%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) React Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Scala Developer
5 2 (7.41%) JIRA Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Designer
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) REST
2 11 (40.74%) CSS
3 9 (33.33%) Spring
4 6 (22.22%) Ajax
4 6 (22.22%) CSS3
4 6 (22.22%) Django
4 6 (22.22%) Guice
4 6 (22.22%) HTML
4 6 (22.22%) HTML5
4 6 (22.22%) JSON
4 6 (22.22%) Play Framework
4 6 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (18.52%) React
6 4 (14.81%) RESTful
6 4 (14.81%) Spring MVC
7 3 (11.11%) .NET
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (7.41%) LESS
8 2 (7.41%) Node.js
8 2 (7.41%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
3 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (29.63%) Web Development
5 7 (25.93%) MVC
5 7 (25.93%) Open Source
6 6 (22.22%) DevOps
6 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (22.22%) Scrum
6 6 (22.22%) Web Design
7 5 (18.52%) B2B
7 5 (18.52%) B2C
7 5 (18.52%) CRM
7 5 (18.52%) Front End Development
8 4 (14.81%) Coaching
8 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
8 4 (14.81%) Microservices
8 4 (14.81%) SDLC
8 4 (14.81%) Service Design
8 4 (14.81%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) C#
2 6 (22.22%) Ruby
2 6 (22.22%) Scala
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) Groovy
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) CISSP
2 4 (14.81%) CISA
3 3 (11.11%) CEH
4 2 (7.41%) CISM
4 2 (7.41%) GCIA
4 2 (7.41%) GCIH
5 1 (3.70%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) WCAG
2 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Nessus
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Google
2 5 (18.52%) hybris
2 5 (18.52%) SAP
3 3 (11.11%) Qualys