The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 355 319 281
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -38
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 53 96 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.40% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.52% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 61 103
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£565 £543 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.14% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £627 £600 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18021 18552 19435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.80% 76.41% 73.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12558 12874 12943
Average daily rate £443 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 253 382
Average hourly rate £20.35 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.31% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.30 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Stress Testing
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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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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
City of London +16 15 £465 +7.39% 4
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 94 (63.51%) Finance
2 63 (42.57%) Banking
3 52 (35.14%) Market Risk
4 48 (32.43%) SQL
5 43 (29.05%) Risk Management
5 43 (29.05%) Investment Banking
6 29 (19.59%) Credit Risk
7 25 (16.89%) Degree
8 24 (16.22%) Derivative
9 21 (14.19%) Data Modelling
10 20 (13.51%) C#
10 20 (13.51%) Business Analysis
11 17 (11.49%) VBA
11 17 (11.49%) MS Excel
11 17 (11.49%) Microsoft
12 15 (10.14%) Load Testing
12 15 (10.14%) Equities
13 14 (9.46%) Fixed Income
13 14 (9.46%) Project Management
13 14 (9.46%) ISEB
14 13 (8.78%) LoadRunner
14 13 (8.78%) Front Office
14 13 (8.78%) Analytics
15 12 (8.11%) ISTQB
16 11 (7.43%) Computer Science
16 11 (7.43%) Integration Testing
16 11 (7.43%) Performance Testing
16 11 (7.43%) Java
17 10 (6.76%) C++
17 10 (6.76%) Oracle

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 5 (3.38%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (2.03%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.68%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.68%) Confluence
3 1 (0.68%) Node.js
3 1 (0.68%) SAS
3 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.73%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (4.73%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP SRM
1 1 (0.68%) Adaptiv
1 1 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.68%) Summit
1 1 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.68%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.08%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (4.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.38%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.38%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.68%) MySQL
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (8.78%) LoadRunner
2 8 (5.41%) JMeter
2 8 (5.41%) Rational Performance Tester
3 4 (2.70%) JUnit
3 4 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (2.70%) Maven
4 3 (2.03%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.35%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.35%) Selenium
5 2 (1.35%) JIRA
6 1 (0.68%) WATIR
6 1 (0.68%) Subversion
6 1 (0.68%) Sahi
6 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.68%) ERwin
General
1 94 (63.51%) Finance
2 63 (42.57%) Banking
3 43 (29.05%) Investment Banking
4 13 (8.78%) Front Office
5 5 (3.38%) Retail
5 5 (3.38%) Legal
6 4 (2.70%) Back Office
7 3 (2.03%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.35%) Law
8 2 (1.35%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 73 (49.32%) Analyst
2 47 (31.76%) Business Analyst
3 21 (14.19%) Risk Analyst
3 21 (14.19%) Developer
4 16 (10.81%) Market Risk Analyst
4 16 (10.81%) Market Risk Business Analyst
5 15 (10.14%) Tester
6 13 (8.78%) Architect
6 13 (8.78%) Performance Tester
6 13 (8.78%) Market Analyst
7 12 (8.11%) IT Business Analyst
8 11 (7.43%) Banking Business Analyst
9 10 (6.76%) Project Manager
10 9 (6.08%) Quantitative Analyst
10 9 (6.08%) C# Developer
11 8 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (5.41%) Business Project Manager
11 8 (5.41%) Business Manager
12 7 (4.73%) Test Analyst
12 7 (4.73%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.38%) .NET
2 4 (2.70%) J2EE
3 3 (2.03%) WCF
3 3 (2.03%) Web Services
4 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.35%) Middleware
4 2 (1.35%) WinForms
4 2 (1.35%) WPF
4 2 (1.35%) MDX
5 1 (0.68%) Java EE
5 1 (0.68%) WF
5 1 (0.68%) Spring
5 1 (0.68%) JRules
5 1 (0.68%) XML
5 1 (0.68%) STL
5 1 (0.68%) Mustache
5 1 (0.68%) Sass
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 52 (35.14%) Market Risk
2 29 (19.59%) Credit Risk
3 24 (16.22%) Derivative
4 15 (10.14%) Equities
5 14 (9.46%) Fixed Income
6 11 (7.43%) Computer Science
7 9 (6.08%) Reference Data
8 8 (5.41%) Social Network
9 7 (4.73%) Economics
10 6 (4.05%) Statistics
11 4 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (2.70%) Management Information System
12 3 (2.03%) Mathematics
12 3 (2.03%) iPad
13 2 (1.35%) Grid Computing
13 2 (1.35%) Visualisation
13 2 (1.35%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 2 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
14 1 (0.68%) Credit Derivative
14 1 (0.68%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.03%) Linux
2 2 (1.35%) UNIX
3 1 (0.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.05%) Risk Management
2 21 (14.19%) Data Modelling
3 20 (13.51%) Business Analysis
4 15 (10.14%) Load Testing
5 14 (9.46%) Project Management
6 13 (8.78%) Analytics
7 11 (7.43%) Integration Testing
7 11 (7.43%) Performance Testing
8 9 (6.08%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.08%) Waterfall
8 9 (6.08%) Migration
9 8 (5.41%) TOGAF
9 8 (5.41%) Software Testing
9 8 (5.41%) Quantitative Risk Management
10 7 (4.73%) Data Analysis
10 7 (4.73%) Greeks
10 7 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.73%) Quantitative Analysis
10 7 (4.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.05%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 48 (32.43%) SQL
2 20 (13.51%) C#
3 17 (11.49%) VBA
4 11 (7.43%) Java
5 10 (6.76%) C++
6 6 (4.05%) Python
7 5 (3.38%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.70%) Groovy
9 3 (2.03%) R
10 2 (1.35%) C
10 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.68%) Ruby
11 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (16.89%) Degree
2 14 (9.46%) ISEB
3 12 (8.11%) ISTQB
4 7 (4.73%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.73%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.70%) MBA
6 2 (1.35%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.35%) MCSE
6 2 (1.35%) PhD
6 2 (1.35%) MCSD
6 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.35%) PMP
6 2 (1.35%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) APMP
7 1 (0.68%) ACCA
7 1 (0.68%) CIMA
7 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.76%) QA
2 9 (6.08%) Basel III
3 5 (3.38%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.70%) COREP
5 3 (2.03%) ISO 9001
5 3 (2.03%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (1.35%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.68%) Basel II
7 1 (0.68%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.68%) P3O
7 1 (0.68%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Control-M
1 1 (0.68%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.76%) Oracle
3 9 (6.08%) HP
4 5 (3.38%) Murex
5 4 (2.70%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.70%) SunGard
6 3 (2.03%) Lotus
7 2 (1.35%) Tableau
7 2 (1.35%) SAP
7 2 (1.35%) Infragistics
7 2 (1.35%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.68%) Informatica
8 1 (0.68%) Citrix
8 1 (0.68%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.68%) IBM
8 1 (0.68%) Calypso
8 1 (0.68%) Cognos
8 1 (0.68%) Sybase
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago