The table below looks at the statistics for Stress Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Stress Testing
South East / Berkshire
Rank 102 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £408 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1600 2088 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.52% 82.01% 75.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 1120 1075
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 61 46
Median hourly rate £23.90 £15.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.57 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Stress Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Stress Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Stress Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Stress Testing across the Berkshire region.

Stress Testing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Stress 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Stress Testing.

1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (60.00%) JMeter
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) IOS XR
2 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) xDSL
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Junos
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Mitel
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) BGP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (20.00%) DSL
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) IOS XR
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) Junos
1 1 (20.00%) L2TP
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) OSPF
1 1 (20.00%) PPP
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) X.21
1 1 (20.00%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JMeter
1 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Training Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) EMC
1 1 (20.00%) F5
1 1 (20.00%) Juniper
1 1 (20.00%) Mitel
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) VMware