The table below looks at the statistics for Stress Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Stress Testing
Rank 435 472 424
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -48
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 130 74 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.21% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 48 61
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£550 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £33.50 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year
+168.00% -
Stress Testing
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36276 34482 29909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.17% 75.38% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23210 21106 18166
Average daily rate £425 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 964 1079 1107
Average hourly rate £28.19 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.33 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Stress Testing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Stress Testing
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Stress Testing Daily Rate Trend in England

Stress Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Stress Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Stress Testing Daily Rate Histogram in England

Stress Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Stress Testing across the England region.

Stress Testing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Stress Testing
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Stress Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +29 101 £550 +3.77% 29
South East -19 12 £370 +7.24% 2
East of England +7 5 £375 +38.88% 2
North West -11 5 £600 +95.12% 2
South West -22 3 £500 +66.66% 1
Yorkshire -11 2 - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 2
Stress Testing
UK

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 95 (48.97%) Market Risk
2 88 (45.36%) Banking
3 84 (43.30%) SQL
4 70 (36.08%) Risk Management
5 66 (34.02%) Finance
5 66 (34.02%) Investment Banking
6 59 (30.41%) Data Modelling
7 48 (24.74%) Degree
8 36 (18.56%) Integration Testing
9 33 (17.01%) Credit Risk
10 27 (13.92%) Project Management
11 25 (12.89%) Business Analysis
12 21 (10.82%) Java
13 20 (10.31%) .NET
13 20 (10.31%) MS Excel
14 18 (9.28%) UML
14 18 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (8.25%) Test Scripting
17 14 (7.22%) Automated Testing
17 14 (7.22%) Oracle
18 13 (6.70%) SAS
18 13 (6.70%) Front Office
18 13 (6.70%) Performance Testing
19 12 (6.19%) VBA
19 12 (6.19%) Analytics
19 12 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
20 11 (5.67%) JIRA
21 10 (5.15%) Web Services
21 10 (5.15%) C++

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 13 (6.70%) SAS
2 7 (3.61%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.09%) IIS
3 6 (3.09%) Apache
4 3 (1.55%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.55%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.55%) JBoss
5 2 (1.03%) CICS
5 2 (1.03%) Drupal
5 2 (1.03%) Confluence
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.52%) FileNet
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.52%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 20 (10.31%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.61%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.03%) MS Office
5 1 (0.52%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (2.58%) SAP PP
1 5 (2.58%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.52%) Summit
3 1 (0.52%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.52%) Adaptiv
3 1 (0.52%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.52%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.03%) FTP
1 2 (1.03%) Internet
2 1 (0.52%) 4G
2 1 (0.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.09%) Big Data
2 5 (2.58%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.06%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.06%) DB2
4 3 (1.55%) MS Access
4 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.03%) MySQL
5 2 (1.03%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.03%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.52%) QlikView
6 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (5.67%) JIRA
2 6 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (2.58%) Selenium
3 5 (2.58%) WebLOAD
4 3 (1.55%) JProfiler
4 3 (1.55%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.55%) JMeter
4 3 (1.55%) Toad
4 3 (1.55%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.03%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.03%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.52%) Sahi
6 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.52%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.52%) JUnit
6 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 88 (45.36%) Banking
2 66 (34.02%) Finance
2 66 (34.02%) Investment Banking
3 13 (6.70%) Front Office
4 7 (3.61%) Retail
5 3 (1.55%) Games
6 2 (1.03%) Back Office
6 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 125 (64.43%) Analyst
2 86 (44.33%) Business Analyst
3 67 (34.54%) Market Risk Analyst
4 66 (34.02%) Market Risk Business Analyst
5 49 (25.26%) Risk Analyst
6 44 (22.68%) Market Analyst
7 39 (20.10%) IT Business Analyst
8 37 (19.07%) Banking Business Analyst
9 17 (8.76%) Test Analyst
10 11 (5.67%) Architect
10 11 (5.67%) Project Manager
11 10 (5.15%) Developer
12 9 (4.64%) Tester
13 7 (3.61%) Performance Test Analyst
13 7 (3.61%) Performance Analyst
14 6 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
15 5 (2.58%) Performance Tester
15 5 (2.58%) Data Analyst
15 5 (2.58%) Test Manager
15 5 (2.58%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.31%) .NET
2 10 (5.15%) Web Services
3 6 (3.09%) J2EE
4 4 (2.06%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.06%) RESTful
5 3 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.03%) Murex MxML
6 2 (1.03%) LAMP
6 2 (1.03%) Symfony
7 1 (0.52%) Castor
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.52%) EJB
7 1 (0.52%) XML
7 1 (0.52%) EDI
7 1 (0.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 95 (48.97%) Market Risk
2 33 (17.01%) Credit Risk
3 12 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (3.61%) Statistics
6 6 (3.09%) Derivative
6 6 (3.09%) Fixed Income
6 6 (3.09%) Equities
7 5 (2.58%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.58%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.06%) Economics
9 3 (1.55%) Streaming Media
9 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.55%) Open Source
9 3 (1.55%) Xbox
10 2 (1.03%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.03%) VSAM
10 2 (1.03%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 1 (0.52%) Swaptions
11 1 (0.52%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.61%) Windows
2 6 (3.09%) Linux
3 3 (1.55%) UNIX
4 2 (1.03%) zOS
5 1 (0.52%) Android
5 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (36.08%) Risk Management
2 59 (30.41%) Data Modelling
3 36 (18.56%) Integration Testing
4 27 (13.92%) Project Management
5 25 (12.89%) Business Analysis
6 18 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (9.28%) UML
7 17 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (8.25%) Test Scripting
9 14 (7.22%) Automated Testing
10 13 (6.70%) Performance Testing
11 12 (6.19%) Analytics
12 10 (5.15%) Test Strategy
13 8 (4.12%) Test Automation
13 8 (4.12%) Migration
13 8 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (3.61%) Greeks
14 7 (3.61%) Performance Engineering
15 6 (3.09%) V-Model
15 6 (3.09%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 84 (43.30%) SQL
2 21 (10.82%) Java
3 12 (6.19%) VBA
4 10 (5.15%) C++
5 8 (4.12%) C#
6 6 (3.09%) MATLAB
7 4 (2.06%) C
7 4 (2.06%) PHP
8 3 (1.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 2 (1.03%) R
10 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.52%) Ruby
10 1 (0.52%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 48 (24.74%) Degree
2 9 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.61%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.09%) ISEB
5 4 (2.06%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.55%) VCP4
7 2 (1.03%) IIBA
8 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.15%) Basel III
2 4 (2.06%) QA
3 3 (1.55%) Basel II
3 3 (1.55%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.03%) CRD IV
4 2 (1.03%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.52%) FINREP
5 1 (0.52%) EMIR
5 1 (0.52%) SLA
5 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.03%) RACF
2 1 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (4.64%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.03%) nmon
3 1 (0.52%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 14 (7.22%) Oracle
2 5 (2.58%) SAP
2 5 (2.58%) Remedy
3 4 (2.06%) IBM
4 3 (1.55%) Murex
5 2 (1.03%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.03%) Splunk
5 2 (1.03%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.03%) Sybase
5 2 (1.03%) HP
5 2 (1.03%) CA
6 1 (0.52%) Lotus
6 1 (0.52%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.52%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.52%) Vertica
6 1 (0.52%) SunGard
6 1 (0.52%) Sophis
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £547.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £550.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £520 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £575 - £610 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 24 days ago