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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Stress Testing
UK / England
Rank 533 541 475
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -66
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 39 75 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.19% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 57 80
Median daily rate £474 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.71% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £361 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £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
34602 38841 37850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.71% 82.81% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23058 25722 24344
Median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 885 1058 1021
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £12.82 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £56.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -15 29 £585 +1.73% 6
South West +13 4 £369 -13.23% 1
South East +8 3 £375 +50.00% 1
Yorkshire +13 1 £375 -9.09% 4
East of England - 1 £275 - 1
Stress Testing
UK

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 46 (52.87%) Finance
2 38 (43.68%) Banking
3 26 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (24.14%) SQL
5 20 (22.99%) Credit Risk
6 18 (20.69%) Market Risk
7 17 (19.54%) Oracle
8 16 (18.39%) Big Data
9 15 (17.24%) Risk Management
10 13 (14.94%) Project Management
10 13 (14.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (14.94%) Performance Testing
11 12 (13.79%) Degree
11 12 (13.79%) QA
11 12 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (13.79%) Scrum
12 11 (12.64%) Java
12 11 (12.64%) LoadRunner
12 11 (12.64%) Analytics
13 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (11.49%) JMeter
13 10 (11.49%) Change Management
13 10 (11.49%) Data Architecture
13 10 (11.49%) Computer Science
14 9 (10.34%) Test Scripting
14 9 (10.34%) Validation
14 9 (10.34%) C++
14 9 (10.34%) Visual Studio
14 9 (10.34%) Test Strategy
14 9 (10.34%) Planning and Forecasting

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
4 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.30%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.15%) CICS
6 1 (1.15%) Confluence
6 1 (1.15%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Office
3 2 (2.30%) 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 4 (4.60%) BGP
1 4 (4.60%) MPLS
1 4 (4.60%) OSPF
1 4 (4.60%) PPP
2 3 (3.45%) HSRP
2 3 (3.45%) SAN
3 2 (2.30%) Firewall
3 2 (2.30%) FTP
3 2 (2.30%) HTTP
3 2 (2.30%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.15%) DSL
4 1 (1.15%) Extranet
4 1 (1.15%) Intranet
4 1 (1.15%) IPsec
4 1 (1.15%) L2TP
4 1 (1.15%) SNMP
4 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.15%) VoIP
4 1 (1.15%) WAN
4 1 (1.15%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.39%) Big Data
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database
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 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.45%) MS Access
5 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.15%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.15%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.15%) DB2
6 1 (1.15%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) LoadRunner
2 10 (11.49%) JMeter
3 9 (10.34%) Visual Studio
4 8 (9.20%) JIRA
5 4 (4.60%) Selenium
5 4 (4.60%) Toad
6 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (3.45%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.30%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.30%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.15%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.15%) Firebug
8 1 (1.15%) The Grinder
General
1 46 (52.87%) Finance
2 38 (43.68%) Banking
3 8 (9.20%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.75%) Marketing
5 4 (4.60%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.30%) Front Office
6 2 (2.30%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.30%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.30%) Retail
7 1 (1.15%) Billing
7 1 (1.15%) Legal
7 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (35.63%) Analyst
2 16 (18.39%) Business Analyst
3 13 (14.94%) Developer
3 13 (14.94%) Risk Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Risk Business Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Tester
5 8 (9.20%) Architect
5 8 (9.20%) Credit Analyst
5 8 (9.20%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Hadoop Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Scala Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Test Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Market Risk Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Performance Tester
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.20%) REST
1 8 (9.20%) RESTful
2 7 (8.05%) .NET
2 7 (8.05%) Apache Avro
3 4 (4.60%) CSS
3 4 (4.60%) HTML
3 4 (4.60%) XML
4 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (3.45%) SOAP
5 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.30%) Dropwizard
5 2 (2.30%) Web Services
6 1 (1.15%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.15%) EDI
6 1 (1.15%) EDIFACT
6 1 (1.15%) J2EE
6 1 (1.15%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.15%) SAP XI
6 1 (1.15%) Spring
6 1 (1.15%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.99%) Credit Risk
2 18 (20.69%) Market Risk
3 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.49%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.05%) Grid Computing
5 5 (5.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (4.60%) Derivative
7 3 (3.45%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.45%) iPad
7 3 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.30%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.30%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (1.15%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.15%) Reinsurance
9 1 (1.15%) TRADACOMS
9 1 (1.15%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Unix
2 2 (2.30%) Windows
3 1 (1.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.24%) Risk Management
3 13 (14.94%) Performance Testing
3 13 (14.94%) Project Management
3 13 (14.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (13.79%) Scrum
5 11 (12.64%) Analytics
6 10 (11.49%) Change Management
6 10 (11.49%) Data Architecture
7 9 (10.34%) Planning and Forecasting
7 9 (10.34%) Test Scripting
7 9 (10.34%) Test Strategy
7 9 (10.34%) Validation
8 8 (9.20%) DevOps
8 8 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (9.20%) Test Automation
8 8 (9.20%) Unit Testing
8 8 (9.20%) Visualisation
9 7 (8.05%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.14%) SQL
2 11 (12.64%) Java
3 9 (10.34%) C++
4 7 (8.05%) Scala
5 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.90%) VBA
6 4 (4.60%) Python
7 3 (3.45%) C#
7 3 (3.45%) MATLAB
7 3 (3.45%) R
8 1 (1.15%) C
8 1 (1.15%) COBOL
8 1 (1.15%) JCL
8 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.45%) ISEB
4 3 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.30%) ACCA
5 2 (2.30%) CIMA
6 1 (1.15%) CCNA
6 1 (1.15%) CCNP
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.79%) QA
2 7 (8.05%) IFRS
2 7 (8.05%) IFRS 9
3 3 (3.45%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (2.30%) Basel III
4 2 (2.30%) COREP
4 2 (2.30%) CRD IV
4 2 (2.30%) IAS 39
5 1 (1.15%) Basel II
5 1 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.15%) FINREP
5 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 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 7 (8.05%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (8.05%) Oozie
2 2 (2.30%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (2.30%) Puppet
3 1 (1.15%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) Oracle
2 8 (9.20%) HP
3 7 (8.05%) Cloudera
4 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.60%) Guidewire
6 3 (3.45%) EMC
7 2 (2.30%) SAP
8 1 (1.15%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.15%) Cisco
8 1 (1.15%) F5
8 1 (1.15%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.15%) Juniper
8 1 (1.15%) Mitel
8 1 (1.15%) Reuters
8 1 (1.15%) Teradata
8 1 (1.15%) VMware
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