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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Stress Testing
Rank 558 542 461
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -81
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 59 67 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.17% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 47 97
Median daily rate £525 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £340 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £635 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £495 £288
% change year-on-year
-29.29% +72.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £33.50
UK excluding London median 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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40315 38993 38117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.10% 79.28% 78.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26990 25067 24411
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 894 1117 1167
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -0.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -12 47 £600 +9.09% 6
South East +1 8 £304 -44.46%
North West -14 2 £525 -4.54% 1
South West -2 1 £400 -19.19%
North East -51 1 £350 -6.66%
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Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 66 (48.18%) Finance
2 46 (33.58%) Banking
2 46 (33.58%) Credit Risk
3 42 (30.66%) Market Risk
4 32 (23.36%) SQL
5 28 (20.44%) Risk Management
6 24 (17.52%) Project Management
6 24 (17.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (14.60%) MS Office
8 19 (13.87%) Investment Banking
9 18 (13.14%) Business Analysis
9 18 (13.14%) Microsoft
10 17 (12.41%) Analytics
10 17 (12.41%) Test Automation
11 16 (11.68%) Front Office
11 16 (11.68%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (11.68%) Degree
12 15 (10.95%) Release Management
12 15 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (10.95%) Smart Meter
13 14 (10.22%) Validation
13 14 (10.22%) JIRA
13 14 (10.22%) Retail
14 13 (9.49%) ISTQB
14 13 (9.49%) Fixed Income
15 12 (8.76%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (8.76%) Requirements Management
15 12 (8.76%) Derivative
15 12 (8.76%) Unit Testing
15 12 (8.76%) Case Management

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 8 (5.84%) SAS
2 4 (2.92%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.46%) GemFire
3 2 (1.46%) IIS
3 2 (1.46%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.73%) CICS
Applications
1 20 (14.60%) MS Office
2 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.84%) MS Visio
4 7 (5.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.19%) LaTeX
6 2 (1.46%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Adaptiv
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.11%) VLAN
2 5 (3.65%) ZigBee
3 3 (2.19%) WAN
4 2 (1.46%) WebEx
5 1 (0.73%) Firewall
5 1 (0.73%) GPRS
5 1 (0.73%) LAN
5 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.76%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (7.30%) Big Data
3 8 (5.84%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.38%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.38%) Pentaho
5 4 (2.92%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.19%) Data Mining
6 3 (2.19%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.19%) OLAP
6 3 (2.19%) Star Schema
7 2 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.46%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.73%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.73%) Essbase
8 1 (0.73%) KDB
8 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.73%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (10.22%) JIRA
2 8 (5.84%) LoadRunner
3 4 (2.92%) HP UFT
3 4 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.46%) Hudson
4 2 (1.46%) JMeter
4 2 (1.46%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (1.46%) Subversion
5 1 (0.73%) Ant
5 1 (0.73%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.73%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.73%) Moq
5 1 (0.73%) MSTest
5 1 (0.73%) Protractor
5 1 (0.73%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 66 (48.18%) Finance
2 46 (33.58%) Banking
3 19 (13.87%) Investment Banking
4 16 (11.68%) Front Office
5 14 (10.22%) Retail
6 6 (4.38%) Telecoms
7 5 (3.65%) Billing
7 5 (3.65%) Legal
8 3 (2.19%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.46%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.46%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.73%) Back Office
10 1 (0.73%) Law
10 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (40.88%) Analyst
2 34 (24.82%) Risk Analyst
3 26 (18.98%) Business Analyst
4 22 (16.06%) Developer
5 18 (13.14%) Risk Business Analyst
6 11 (8.03%) Market Risk Business Analyst
7 10 (7.30%) Market Risk Analyst
8 9 (6.57%) Qualitative Analyst
8 9 (6.57%) Quantitative Analyst
9 8 (5.84%) Credit Analyst
9 8 (5.84%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 8 (5.84%) Project Manager
9 8 (5.84%) Test Analyst
9 8 (5.84%) Test Manager
10 7 (5.11%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
10 7 (5.11%) Test Engineer
11 6 (4.38%) IT Analyst
11 6 (4.38%) IT Business Analyst
11 6 (4.38%) IT Risk Analyst
11 6 (4.38%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.57%) XML
2 6 (4.38%) .NET
3 3 (2.19%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.19%) MDX
3 3 (2.19%) WCF
4 2 (1.46%) COM
4 2 (1.46%) Flash
4 2 (1.46%) HTML
4 2 (1.46%) HTML5
4 2 (1.46%) Middleware
4 2 (1.46%) Spring
5 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.73%) CSS
5 1 (0.73%) CSS3
5 1 (0.73%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.73%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.73%) JMS
5 1 (0.73%) Murex MxML
5 1 (0.73%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 46 (33.58%) Credit Risk
2 42 (30.66%) Market Risk
3 15 (10.95%) Smart Meter
4 13 (9.49%) Fixed Income
5 12 (8.76%) Derivative
6 10 (7.30%) Management Information System
7 9 (6.57%) Mathematics
8 8 (5.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (4.38%) Credit Derivative
10 6 (4.38%) OTC Derivatives
11 4 (2.92%) Computer Science
11 4 (2.92%) Data Structures
11 4 (2.92%) Equities
11 4 (2.92%) Hedge funds
12 2 (1.46%) e-Learning
12 2 (1.46%) Grid Computing
12 2 (1.46%) Reference Data
12 2 (1.46%) Statistics
12 2 (1.46%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.03%) Unix
2 9 (6.57%) Windows
3 7 (5.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.44%) Risk Management
2 24 (17.52%) Project Management
2 24 (17.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (13.14%) Business Analysis
4 17 (12.41%) Analytics
4 17 (12.41%) Test Automation
5 16 (11.68%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (10.95%) Release Management
6 15 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (10.22%) Validation
8 12 (8.76%) Case Management
8 12 (8.76%) Requirements Management
8 12 (8.76%) Unit Testing
9 11 (8.03%) Configuration Management
9 11 (8.03%) Defect Management
9 11 (8.03%) Migration
9 11 (8.03%) Software Testing
10 10 (7.30%) Performance Testing
10 10 (7.30%) Risk Analytics
10 10 (7.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.36%) SQL
2 9 (6.57%) C#
3 6 (4.38%) MATLAB
3 6 (4.38%) VBA
4 5 (3.65%) C++
4 5 (3.65%) Java
4 5 (3.65%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.19%) R
5 3 (2.19%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.46%) Python
7 1 (0.73%) C
7 1 (0.73%) COBOL
7 1 (0.73%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.73%) JCL
7 1 (0.73%) Korn
7 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.73%) VB
7 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (11.68%) Degree
2 13 (9.49%) ISTQB
3 8 (5.84%) ISEB
3 8 (5.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (2.92%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.46%) CFA
5 2 (1.46%) PhD
5 2 (1.46%) PMP
5 2 (1.46%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.73%) ACCA
6 1 (0.73%) CCIE
6 1 (0.73%) CIMA
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) COREP
2 6 (4.38%) Basel II
2 6 (4.38%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.65%) QA
4 4 (2.92%) CRD IV
5 3 (2.19%) Basel III
6 1 (0.73%) FINREP
6 1 (0.73%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.73%) Control-M
2 1 (0.73%) OPNET
Vendors
1 18 (13.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.30%) Murex
3 8 (5.84%) Algorithmics
4 6 (4.38%) HP
4 6 (4.38%) Oracle
5 4 (2.92%) IBM
5 4 (2.92%) Sybase
6 2 (1.46%) Platfora
7 1 (0.73%) Cisco
7 1 (0.73%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.73%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.73%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.73%) SunGard
7 1 (0.73%) VMware
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