The table below looks at the statistics for Stress Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Stress Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £495 £288
% change year-on-year
-29.29% +72.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50
Stress Testing
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
313 362 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 75.79% 83.03% 80.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 232 260
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £263 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £565 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 37 32
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.00 £20.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.33 £42.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Stress Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Stress Testing Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire