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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Stress Testing
Rank - - 45
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
296 225 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.32% 83.03% 83.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 174 221
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.83 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.06% -35.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Stress Testing across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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