The table below looks at the statistics for Stress Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Stress Testing
Rank - - 49
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £495 £288
% change year-on-year
-29.29% +72.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50
Stress Testing
South Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
225 229 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 75.25% 83.27% 85.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 181 241
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -44.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Stress Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Stress Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff