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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Stress Testing
Rank 362 340 312
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -28
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 49 66 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.36% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 54 62
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£600 £525 £546
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £413 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.50 -
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England

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
18421 18351 18406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.78% 78.90% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13094 12989 12700
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
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 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 230 281
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.82 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 July 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 1 July 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -8 26 £600 +23.07% 4
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (62.41%) Banking
2 70 (49.65%) Market Risk
3 63 (44.68%) Investment Banking
4 58 (41.13%) Finance
5 54 (38.30%) SQL
6 52 (36.88%) Risk Management
7 39 (27.66%) Credit Risk
8 37 (26.24%) Data Modelling
9 31 (21.99%) Degree
10 26 (18.44%) Business Analysis
11 24 (17.02%) Integration Testing
12 23 (16.31%) Project Management
13 16 (11.35%) Basel III
13 16 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (11.35%) Java
14 15 (10.64%) Analytics
15 14 (9.93%) SDLC
16 13 (9.22%) MS Excel
17 12 (8.51%) .NET
17 12 (8.51%) JIRA
18 11 (7.80%) UML
18 11 (7.80%) Front Office
19 10 (7.09%) Agile Software Development
19 10 (7.09%) VBA
20 9 (6.38%) Test Scripting
20 9 (6.38%) Target Operating Model
20 9 (6.38%) Test Strategy
21 8 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
21 8 (5.67%) C#
21 8 (5.67%) MS Visio

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 7 (4.96%) SAS
2 3 (2.13%) Apache
2 3 (2.13%) IIS
3 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.42%) Confluence
4 1 (0.71%) GemFire
4 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.71%) FileNet
4 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (9.22%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.67%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.26%) MS Office
4 2 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.71%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (4.96%) Adaptiv
2 1 (0.71%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) FTP
1 1 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.13%) Data Mart
3 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.42%) DB2
4 2 (1.42%) MS Access
4 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.42%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.71%) Big Data
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (8.51%) JIRA
2 5 (3.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.13%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.13%) JMeter
3 3 (2.13%) JProfiler
4 2 (1.42%) Selenium
4 2 (1.42%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.71%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.71%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.71%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.71%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.71%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.71%) Bitbucket
General
1 88 (62.41%) Banking
2 63 (44.68%) Investment Banking
3 58 (41.13%) Finance
4 11 (7.80%) Front Office
5 6 (4.26%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.84%) Retail
7 3 (2.13%) Wholesale Banking
8 2 (1.42%) Back Office
8 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 99 (70.21%) Analyst
2 81 (57.45%) Business Analyst
3 43 (30.50%) Market Risk Analyst
4 41 (29.08%) Risk Analyst
4 41 (29.08%) Market Risk Business Analyst
5 32 (22.70%) Market Analyst
6 29 (20.57%) Banking Business Analyst
7 27 (19.15%) IT Business Analyst
8 17 (12.06%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 14 (9.93%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
10 10 (7.09%) Architect
10 10 (7.09%) Project Manager
10 10 (7.09%) Developer
11 7 (4.96%) Tester
11 7 (4.96%) Credit Analyst
12 6 (4.26%) Test Analyst
12 6 (4.26%) Testing Analyst
13 5 (3.55%) Performance Analyst
13 5 (3.55%) Performance Test Analyst
13 5 (3.55%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.51%) .NET
2 3 (2.13%) Murex MxML
3 2 (1.42%) HTML
3 2 (1.42%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.42%) Web Services
3 2 (1.42%) WCF
3 2 (1.42%) WPF
4 1 (0.71%) LINQ
4 1 (0.71%) Castor
4 1 (0.71%) XML
4 1 (0.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 70 (49.65%) Market Risk
2 39 (27.66%) Credit Risk
3 16 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.96%) Derivative
5 6 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.55%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.84%) Equities
7 4 (2.84%) Statistics
8 2 (1.42%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (1.42%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.71%) Physics
9 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.71%) Swaptions
9 1 (0.71%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.71%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.55%) Windows
2 4 (2.84%) Linux
3 1 (0.71%) Android
3 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (36.88%) Risk Management
2 37 (26.24%) Data Modelling
3 26 (18.44%) Business Analysis
4 24 (17.02%) Integration Testing
5 23 (16.31%) Project Management
6 15 (10.64%) Analytics
7 14 (9.93%) SDLC
8 11 (7.80%) UML
9 10 (7.09%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (6.38%) Target Operating Model
10 9 (6.38%) Test Strategy
10 9 (6.38%) Test Scripting
11 8 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (4.26%) Migration
14 5 (3.55%) Scrum
14 5 (3.55%) Performance Testing
14 5 (3.55%) Test Automation
15 4 (2.84%) Monte Carlo Method
15 4 (2.84%) Greeks
Programming Languages
1 54 (38.30%) SQL
2 16 (11.35%) Java
3 10 (7.09%) VBA
4 8 (5.67%) C#
5 7 (4.96%) C++
6 6 (4.26%) MATLAB
7 3 (2.13%) C
8 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.71%) Delphi
8 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (21.99%) Degree
2 5 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.84%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) PhD
4 1 (0.71%) ISEB
4 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.71%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.35%) Basel III
2 4 (2.84%) Basel II
3 3 (2.13%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (2.13%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.42%) nmon
3 1 (0.71%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 7 (4.96%) SunGard
2 6 (4.26%) Oracle
2 6 (4.26%) Murex
3 3 (2.13%) Remedy
3 3 (2.13%) Sybase
4 2 (1.42%) IBM
4 2 (1.42%) HP
4 2 (1.42%) Splunk
5 1 (0.71%) Calypso
5 1 (0.71%) Micro Focus
5 1 (0.71%) Sophis
5 1 (0.71%) Capita
5 1 (0.71%) Lotus
5 1 (0.71%) Borland
5 1 (0.71%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft
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