The table below looks at the statistics for Stress Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Stress Testing
Rank 81 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.46% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1143 969 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.50% 76.54% 72.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 566 328
Average daily rate £375 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £18.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £22.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Stress Testing across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Stress Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Stress Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Stress Testing Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Stress Testing
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Stress Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Stress Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Scalability Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (33.33%) Market Risk
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Stress Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Stress Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
1 1 (33.33%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Scalability Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing