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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Stress Testing
Rank - - 32
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
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
307 335 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 77.72% 78.82% 65.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 230 91
Average daily rate £450 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 16 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £20.35 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.40 £47.40 £47.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Stress Testing across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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