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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Stress Testing
Rank 113 117 116
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.28% 0.13% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.17% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £300 £419 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.31% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £425 £288
% change year-on-year
-19.11% +47.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50
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
1654 1790 1533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.54% 80.16% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1056 1094 897
Median daily rate £380 £388 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +8.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 85 71
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Stress Testing.

1 15 (100.00%) Smart Meter
1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (80.00%) Case Management
2 12 (80.00%) Requirements Management
2 12 (80.00%) JIRA
3 11 (73.33%) Release Management
3 11 (73.33%) Configuration Management
3 11 (73.33%) Defect Management
4 10 (66.67%) MS Office
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
5 7 (46.67%) VLAN
5 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
5 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
5 7 (46.67%) V-Model
5 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (33.33%) ZigBee
8 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (26.67%) Banking
8 4 (26.67%) Retail
9 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 3 (20.00%) Unix
9 3 (20.00%) Windows
9 3 (20.00%) Linux
9 3 (20.00%) WAN
9 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
10 2 (13.33%) Change Control

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Applications
1 10 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) VLAN
2 5 (33.33%) ZigBee
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) GPRS
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Test Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Smart Metering Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (13.33%) BSS Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (13.33%) OSS Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Release and Configuration Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Release Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Senior BSS Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior OSS Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Smart Meter
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (80.00%) Case Management
2 12 (80.00%) Requirements Management
3 11 (73.33%) Configuration Management
3 11 (73.33%) Defect Management
3 11 (73.33%) Release Management
4 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
4 7 (46.67%) V-Model
4 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (13.33%) Change Control
7 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
7 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.67%) Information Security
8 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft