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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Stress Testing
Rank 520 497 440
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -57
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 75 73 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.19% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 48 76
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£575 £534 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.72% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £299 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £608 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £342 £323 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.12% -9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40103 37736 35030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.83% 76.45% 75.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26527 23757 21722
Average daily rate £423 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1093 1022
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.79 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 -3 52 £600 +6.19% 13
North West -22 10 £310 -3.28% 3
Yorkshire -18 6 £525 - 3
South West -9 3 £563 +40.62%
East of England -2 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £425 -
Midlands - 1 £475 -
North East - 1 £375 -
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Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 87 (47.54%) Finance
2 85 (46.45%) Banking
3 60 (32.79%) Market Risk
4 58 (31.69%) Investment Banking
5 54 (29.51%) SQL
6 44 (24.04%) Credit Risk
7 43 (23.50%) Risk Management
8 29 (15.85%) Data Modelling
9 27 (14.75%) Java
10 25 (13.66%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (13.66%) Business Analysis
10 25 (13.66%) Degree
11 21 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (9.29%) Integration Testing
13 17 (9.29%) Basel III
13 17 (9.29%) JIRA
13 17 (9.29%) Project Management
13 17 (9.29%) .NET
14 15 (8.20%) Oracle
14 15 (8.20%) Analytics
15 13 (7.10%) Test Strategy
15 13 (7.10%) Performance Testing
15 13 (7.10%) Test Scripting
15 13 (7.10%) Test Automation
15 13 (7.10%) Selenium
15 13 (7.10%) MS Excel
16 12 (6.56%) VBA
16 12 (6.56%) Windows
16 12 (6.56%) Front Office

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (6.01%) SAS
2 5 (2.73%) Apache
3 4 (2.19%) IIS
4 3 (1.64%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.09%) CICS
5 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.09%) Confluence
6 1 (0.55%) GemFire
6 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.55%) Jetty
6 1 (0.55%) nginx
6 1 (0.55%) FileNet
6 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.55%) JBoss
6 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (7.10%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.46%) MS Office
3 7 (3.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) Stata
4 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.83%) Adaptiv
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.55%) SMTP
1 1 (0.55%) FTP
1 1 (0.55%) HTTP
1 1 (0.55%) SNMP
1 1 (0.55%) VPN
1 1 (0.55%) DNS
1 1 (0.55%) SSL
1 1 (0.55%) Firewall
1 1 (0.55%) IPsec
1 1 (0.55%) IMAP
1 1 (0.55%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.73%) DB2
3 4 (2.19%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.19%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.64%) Big Data
4 3 (1.64%) Data Mart
4 3 (1.64%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.64%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.09%) MS Access
5 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.55%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (9.29%) JIRA
2 13 (7.10%) Selenium
3 9 (4.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (4.37%) JMeter
5 7 (3.83%) LoadRunner
6 5 (2.73%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.73%) HP UFT
7 4 (2.19%) NeoLoad
7 4 (2.19%) JProfiler
8 3 (1.64%) Rational Performance Tester
9 2 (1.09%) Subversion
9 2 (1.09%) WebLOAD
9 2 (1.09%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.09%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.09%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.55%) JConsole
10 1 (0.55%) VisualVM
10 1 (0.55%) YourKit
10 1 (0.55%) SilkPerformer
General
1 87 (47.54%) Finance
2 85 (46.45%) Banking
3 58 (31.69%) Investment Banking
4 12 (6.56%) Front Office
5 7 (3.83%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.73%) Retail
7 3 (1.64%) Wholesale Banking
7 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.64%) Back Office
8 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.09%) Marketing
9 1 (0.55%) Games
9 1 (0.55%) Automotive
9 1 (0.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 101 (55.19%) Analyst
2 69 (37.70%) Business Analyst
3 35 (19.13%) Risk Analyst
4 31 (16.94%) Market Risk Analyst
5 29 (15.85%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 24 (13.11%) Architect
7 23 (12.57%) Market Analyst
8 21 (11.48%) Banking Business Analyst
9 20 (10.93%) IT Business Analyst
9 20 (10.93%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 15 (8.20%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
10 15 (8.20%) Test Analyst
11 13 (7.10%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (6.56%) Developer
13 11 (6.01%) Tester
14 9 (4.92%) Project Manager
14 9 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
15 8 (4.37%) Credit Analyst
15 8 (4.37%) Performance Test Analyst
15 8 (4.37%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.29%) .NET
2 6 (3.28%) Web Services
3 3 (1.64%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.64%) RESTful
3 3 (1.64%) Murex MxML
4 2 (1.09%) WCF
4 2 (1.09%) WPF
4 2 (1.09%) HTML
4 2 (1.09%) XML
5 1 (0.55%) JMS
5 1 (0.55%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.55%) ISPF
5 1 (0.55%) Java EE
5 1 (0.55%) CSS
5 1 (0.55%) J2EE
5 1 (0.55%) LINQ
5 1 (0.55%) REST
5 1 (0.55%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 60 (32.79%) Market Risk
2 44 (24.04%) Credit Risk
3 21 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.83%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.73%) Derivative
5 5 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.73%) Fixed Income
5 5 (2.73%) Equities
6 4 (2.19%) Statistics
7 3 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.64%) VSAM
8 2 (1.09%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (1.09%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.55%) Xbox
9 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.55%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.55%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.56%) Windows
2 8 (4.37%) Linux
3 3 (1.64%) zOS
3 3 (1.64%) UNIX
4 1 (0.55%) Debian
4 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.55%) Android
4 1 (0.55%) CentOS
4 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (23.50%) Risk Management
2 29 (15.85%) Data Modelling
3 25 (13.66%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (13.66%) Business Analysis
4 18 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (9.29%) Integration Testing
5 17 (9.29%) Project Management
6 15 (8.20%) Analytics
7 13 (7.10%) Test Strategy
7 13 (7.10%) Test Scripting
7 13 (7.10%) Test Automation
7 13 (7.10%) Performance Testing
8 11 (6.01%) UML
9 10 (5.46%) SDLC
10 9 (4.92%) Target Operating Model
11 8 (4.37%) Automation Testing
11 8 (4.37%) Migration
11 8 (4.37%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (4.37%) Scrum
12 7 (3.83%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (29.51%) SQL
2 27 (14.75%) Java
3 12 (6.56%) VBA
4 10 (5.46%) C#
5 7 (3.83%) C++
5 7 (3.83%) MATLAB
6 5 (2.73%) C
7 3 (1.64%) Python
8 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.09%) Perl
8 2 (1.09%) PHP
9 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.55%) Delphi
9 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (0.55%) R
9 1 (0.55%) Ruby
9 1 (0.55%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.55%) JCL
Qualifications
1 25 (13.66%) Degree
2 9 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.37%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.19%) CCIE
4 4 (2.19%) CCNP
4 4 (2.19%) ISEB
4 4 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.09%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.55%) PhD
6 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.29%) Basel III
2 11 (6.01%) Basel II
3 9 (4.92%) COREP
4 6 (3.28%) QA
5 4 (2.19%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (1.64%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.64%) RACF
3 1 (0.55%) Varnish
3 1 (0.55%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (0.55%) Docker
3 1 (0.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.09%) nmon
3 1 (0.55%) logstash
3 1 (0.55%) Nagios
3 1 (0.55%) SCCM
3 1 (0.55%) Cacti
3 1 (0.55%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.55%) Puppet
3 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (8.20%) Oracle
2 7 (3.83%) SunGard
3 6 (3.28%) Murex
4 5 (2.73%) IBM
4 5 (2.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.73%) Sybase
5 4 (2.19%) Remedy
5 4 (2.19%) Hyperion
5 4 (2.19%) LANDesk
6 3 (1.64%) CA
7 2 (1.09%) Splunk
7 2 (1.09%) HP
7 2 (1.09%) SAP
8 1 (0.55%) Cisco
8 1 (0.55%) Calypso
8 1 (0.55%) Dell
8 1 (0.55%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.55%) Capita
8 1 (0.55%) Lotus
8 1 (0.55%) Borland
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £575 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £575 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago