The table below looks at the statistics for Stress Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Stress Testing
Rank 108 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.47% 0.048% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.061% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £250 £488 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +168.00%
Stress Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1506 1628 1291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.43% 78.57% 73.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 887 698
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 77 64
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.58 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Stress Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Stress Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Stress Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Stress Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Stress Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Stress Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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
Winchester - 8 £250 - 1
Stress Testing
South East

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 9 (100.00%) Smart Meter
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) Requirements Management
2 7 (77.78%) JIRA
2 7 (77.78%) Release Management
2 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
2 7 (77.78%) Defect Management
2 7 (77.78%) Case Management
3 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 4 (44.44%) VLAN
4 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
4 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 4 (44.44%) V-Model
4 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Unix
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) ZigBee
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
7 1 (11.11%) QA
7 1 (11.11%) Project Planning

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) VLAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) JIRA
General
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Release and Configuration Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Release Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Smart Metering Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Smart Meter
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) Case Management
2 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
2 7 (77.78%) Defect Management
2 7 (77.78%) Release Management
2 7 (77.78%) Requirements Management
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) V-Model
3 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Change Control
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft