The table below looks at the statistics for Stress Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Stress Testing
Rank 354 305 338
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +33
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 49 90 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.40% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.51% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 74 39
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£550 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £425 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £650 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £288 £350
% change year-on-year
+72.17% -17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17318 17624 17111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 77.89% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12201 12641 11801
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 267
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.88 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -34.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Stress Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Stress Testing
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Stress Testing Daily Rate Trend in London

Stress Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Stress Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Stress Testing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Stress Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Stress Testing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Stress Testing
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -12 16 £578 +15.50% 4
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 88 (61.97%) Banking
2 77 (54.23%) Market Risk
3 66 (46.48%) SQL
4 64 (45.07%) Investment Banking
5 61 (42.96%) Risk Management
6 54 (38.03%) Finance
7 51 (35.92%) Data Modelling
8 38 (26.76%) Degree
9 36 (25.35%) Credit Risk
10 31 (21.83%) Integration Testing
11 28 (19.72%) Project Management
12 25 (17.61%) Business Analysis
13 17 (11.97%) MS Excel
14 14 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (8.45%) Basel III
15 12 (8.45%) Analytics
16 11 (7.75%) JIRA
16 11 (7.75%) .NET
16 11 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (7.75%) Front Office
17 10 (7.04%) Java
17 10 (7.04%) UML
17 10 (7.04%) SAS
18 9 (6.34%) VBA
19 8 (5.63%) Test Scripting
19 8 (5.63%) Test Strategy
20 7 (4.93%) Statistics
20 7 (4.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 6 (4.23%) MS Visio
21 6 (4.23%) MATLAB

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.04%) SAS
2 3 (2.11%) Apache
2 3 (2.11%) IIS
3 2 (1.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.41%) Confluence
4 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.70%) FileNet
Applications
1 17 (11.97%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.23%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.11%) MS Office
4 1 (0.70%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Adaptiv
2 1 (0.70%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.41%) FTP
2 1 (0.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.82%) Hadoop
1 4 (2.82%) Big Data
2 3 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.41%) Data Mart
3 2 (1.41%) DB2
3 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.70%) MS Access
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (7.75%) JIRA
2 4 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.11%) JProfiler
3 3 (2.11%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.11%) JMeter
4 2 (1.41%) Selenium
4 2 (1.41%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.70%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.70%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.70%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.70%) SilkPerformer
General
1 88 (61.97%) Banking
2 64 (45.07%) Investment Banking
3 54 (38.03%) Finance
4 11 (7.75%) Front Office
5 4 (2.82%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.82%) Retail
6 3 (2.11%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 105 (73.94%) Analyst
2 86 (60.56%) Business Analyst
3 53 (37.32%) Market Risk Analyst
4 51 (35.92%) Market Risk Business Analyst
5 47 (33.10%) Risk Analyst
6 37 (26.06%) Market Analyst
7 35 (24.65%) Banking Business Analyst
7 35 (24.65%) IT Business Analyst
8 12 (8.45%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 9 (6.34%) Project Manager
9 9 (6.34%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
10 7 (4.93%) Testing Analyst
10 7 (4.93%) Credit Analyst
10 7 (4.93%) Tester
11 6 (4.23%) Developer
11 6 (4.23%) Architect
12 5 (3.52%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (3.52%) Data Modeller
12 5 (3.52%) Test Analyst
13 4 (2.82%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.75%) .NET
2 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.41%) HTML
2 2 (1.41%) Web Services
2 2 (1.41%) WCF
2 2 (1.41%) Murex MxML
3 1 (0.70%) Castor
3 1 (0.70%) WPF
3 1 (0.70%) LINQ
3 1 (0.70%) XML
3 1 (0.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 77 (54.23%) Market Risk
2 36 (25.35%) Credit Risk
3 14 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.93%) Statistics
4 7 (4.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (4.23%) Derivative
6 5 (3.52%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.11%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.41%) Equities
9 2 (1.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (1.41%) Open Source
9 2 (1.41%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.70%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.70%) Swaptions
10 1 (0.70%) Physics
10 1 (0.70%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.70%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.82%) Windows
2 3 (2.11%) Linux
3 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (42.96%) Risk Management
2 51 (35.92%) Data Modelling
3 31 (21.83%) Integration Testing
4 28 (19.72%) Project Management
5 25 (17.61%) Business Analysis
6 12 (8.45%) Analytics
7 11 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (7.04%) UML
9 8 (5.63%) Test Scripting
9 8 (5.63%) Test Strategy
10 6 (4.23%) Data Analysis
10 6 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (3.52%) Performance Testing
11 5 (3.52%) Quantitative Analysis
11 5 (3.52%) Scrum
12 4 (2.82%) Regression Testing
12 4 (2.82%) Statistical Analysis
12 4 (2.82%) Test Automation
12 4 (2.82%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 66 (46.48%) SQL
2 10 (7.04%) Java
3 9 (6.34%) VBA
4 6 (4.23%) MATLAB
4 6 (4.23%) C++
5 4 (2.82%) C#
6 3 (2.11%) C
7 2 (1.41%) R
8 1 (0.70%) Delphi
8 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (26.76%) Degree
2 5 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.11%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.41%) IIBA
5 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.70%) ISEB
5 1 (0.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.45%) Basel III
2 4 (2.82%) Basel II
3 3 (2.11%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (2.11%) AIFMD
4 2 (1.41%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.70%) FINREP
5 1 (0.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.41%) nmon
3 1 (0.70%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 6 (4.23%) Oracle
2 4 (2.82%) Murex
3 3 (2.11%) Remedy
4 2 (1.41%) Sybase
4 2 (1.41%) SunGard
4 2 (1.41%) HP
4 2 (1.41%) IBM
4 2 (1.41%) Splunk
5 1 (0.70%) Vertica
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.70%) Calypso
5 1 (0.70%) Lotus
5 1 (0.70%) Borland
5 1 (0.70%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.70%) Micro Focus
5 1 (0.70%) Sophis
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