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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Stress Testing
UK / England
Rank 536 516 514
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 34 76 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 56 50
Median daily rate £383 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £388 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £675 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50

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
33605 38158 36500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.39% 81.97% 78.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22408 25058 23946
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 835 1094 976
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Stress Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -17 24 £500 -13.04% 2
South West +15 4 £369 -13.23%
South East +10 3 £375 +50.00%
Yorkshire +13 1 £375 -6.25% 1
East of England - 1 £275 -
Stress Testing
UK

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Stress Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Stress Testing.

1 43 (49.43%) Finance
2 30 (34.48%) Banking
3 28 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (21.84%) SQL
5 15 (17.24%) Credit Risk
6 14 (16.09%) Performance Testing
6 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (16.09%) Test Scripting
7 13 (14.94%) Project Management
7 13 (14.94%) Test Strategy
8 12 (13.79%) Analytics
8 12 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (13.79%) Test Automation
8 12 (13.79%) Degree
8 12 (13.79%) QA
9 11 (12.64%) Change Management
9 11 (12.64%) Risk Management
9 11 (12.64%) JMeter
9 11 (12.64%) LoadRunner
9 11 (12.64%) Big Data
10 10 (11.49%) .NET
10 10 (11.49%) Oracle
10 10 (11.49%) Data Architecture
10 10 (11.49%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (10.34%) Unit Testing
11 9 (10.34%) JIRA
11 9 (10.34%) Scrum
11 9 (10.34%) Java
11 9 (10.34%) HP
11 9 (10.34%) REST

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.05%) Apache Solr
1 7 (8.05%) Apache Spark
2 6 (6.90%) CMS
3 4 (4.60%) Drupal
3 4 (4.60%) SAS
3 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.30%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.15%) CICS
5 1 (1.15%) Confluence
5 1 (1.15%) JBoss
5 1 (1.15%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.15%) nginx
5 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Office
3 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) GitHub
1 2 (2.30%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) BGP
1 5 (5.75%) MPLS
1 5 (5.75%) OSPF
1 5 (5.75%) PPP
2 4 (4.60%) HSRP
3 3 (3.45%) FTP
3 3 (3.45%) HTTP
3 3 (3.45%) SAN
3 3 (3.45%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.30%) Firewall
4 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.15%) DSL
5 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.15%) Intranet
5 1 (1.15%) IPsec
5 1 (1.15%) L2TP
5 1 (1.15%) SNMP
5 1 (1.15%) VoIP
5 1 (1.15%) WAN
5 1 (1.15%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) Big Data
2 8 (9.20%) QlikView
3 7 (8.05%) Apache Hive
3 7 (8.05%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (8.05%) Hadoop
3 7 (8.05%) HBase
3 7 (8.05%) Impala
4 3 (3.45%) MS Access
4 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.15%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.15%) DB2
6 1 (1.15%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) JMeter
1 11 (12.64%) LoadRunner
2 9 (10.34%) JIRA
3 7 (8.05%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.60%) Selenium
4 4 (4.60%) Toad
5 3 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.45%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (3.45%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.30%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.15%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.15%) Firebug
7 1 (1.15%) The Grinder
General
1 43 (49.43%) Finance
2 30 (34.48%) Banking
3 6 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.75%) Marketing
5 3 (3.45%) Multimedia
5 3 (3.45%) Retail
6 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.30%) Front Office
6 2 (2.30%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.15%) Billing
7 1 (1.15%) Legal
7 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (36.78%) Analyst
2 16 (18.39%) Business Analyst
3 15 (17.24%) Developer
4 12 (13.79%) Risk Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) Test Analyst
6 9 (10.34%) Tester
7 8 (9.20%) Risk Business Analyst
8 7 (8.05%) Hadoop Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Scala Developer
9 5 (5.75%) Credit Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) Performance Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) Performance Test Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) Finance Business Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) Financial Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) Performance Tester
11 3 (3.45%) QA Test Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.49%) .NET
2 9 (10.34%) REST
3 8 (9.20%) RESTful
4 7 (8.05%) Apache Avro
5 5 (5.75%) XML
6 4 (4.60%) CSS
6 4 (4.60%) HTML
6 4 (4.60%) SOAP
7 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (3.45%) Web Services
8 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.30%) Dropwizard
9 1 (1.15%) Apache Camel
9 1 (1.15%) EDI
9 1 (1.15%) EDIFACT
9 1 (1.15%) J2EE
9 1 (1.15%) JMS
9 1 (1.15%) SAP Basis
9 1 (1.15%) SAP XI
9 1 (1.15%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Credit Risk
2 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.20%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.20%) Visualisation
3 7 (8.05%) Grid Computing
3 7 (8.05%) Market Risk
4 4 (4.60%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.60%) Statistics
5 3 (3.45%) Derivative
5 3 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.45%) iPad
6 2 (2.30%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.30%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.30%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.15%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.75%) Unix
2 4 (4.60%) Windows
3 3 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (16.09%) Performance Testing
2 14 (16.09%) Test Scripting
3 13 (14.94%) Project Management
3 13 (14.94%) Test Strategy
4 12 (13.79%) Analytics
4 12 (13.79%) Test Automation
4 12 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (12.64%) Change Management
5 11 (12.64%) Risk Management
6 10 (11.49%) Data Architecture
7 9 (10.34%) Scrum
7 9 (10.34%) Unit Testing
8 8 (9.20%) DevOps
8 8 (9.20%) Regression Testing
8 8 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (8.05%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (8.05%) Risk Analytics
9 7 (8.05%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.84%) SQL
2 9 (10.34%) Java
3 8 (9.20%) VBA
4 7 (8.05%) Scala
5 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.45%) C
6 3 (3.45%) C#
6 3 (3.45%) C++
6 3 (3.45%) MATLAB
6 3 (3.45%) Python
7 1 (1.15%) COBOL
7 1 (1.15%) Groovy
7 1 (1.15%) JCL
7 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.15%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) Degree
2 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.60%) ISEB
4 4 (4.60%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.15%) CCNA
6 1 (1.15%) CCNP
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.79%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) COREP
3 2 (2.30%) Basel III
3 2 (2.30%) CRD IV
3 2 (2.30%) FINREP
4 1 (1.15%) Basel II
4 1 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (8.05%) HDFS
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (11.49%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (8.05%) Oozie
3 2 (2.30%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (2.30%) Puppet
4 1 (1.15%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) Oracle
2 9 (10.34%) HP
3 7 (8.05%) Cloudera
4 4 (4.60%) Guidewire
4 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.45%) EMC
6 2 (2.30%) SAP
7 1 (1.15%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco
7 1 (1.15%) F5
7 1 (1.15%) Juniper
7 1 (1.15%) Mitel
7 1 (1.15%) Remedy
7 1 (1.15%) Reuters
7 1 (1.15%) VMware
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £600 per day
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