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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Stress Testing
England / London
Rank 377 350 355
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +5
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 27 48 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 37 42
Median daily rate £550 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £471 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £675 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.81% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50

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
16371 17297 17227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.50% 84.27% 81.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11820 12226 12480
Median daily rate £498 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.73% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 207 195
Median hourly rate £32.00 £25.94 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.36% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Stress Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -10 5 £550 -8.33%
Croydon -8 3 £383 +2.00%
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Stress Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Stress Testing.

1 36 (52.94%) Finance
2 29 (42.65%) Banking
3 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (22.06%) Credit Risk
5 13 (19.12%) Degree
5 13 (19.12%) Big Data
6 12 (17.65%) Analytics
6 12 (17.65%) Project Management
7 11 (16.18%) SQL
8 10 (14.71%) Risk Management
8 10 (14.71%) QA
8 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (14.71%) Data Architecture
9 9 (13.24%) Hadoop
9 9 (13.24%) Performance Testing
9 9 (13.24%) QlikView
9 9 (13.24%) REST
9 9 (13.24%) Scrum
10 8 (11.76%) VBA
10 8 (11.76%) Java
10 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
10 8 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (10.29%) Visualisation
11 7 (10.29%) Test Scripting
11 7 (10.29%) Test Automation
11 7 (10.29%) Apache Solr
11 7 (10.29%) Scala
11 7 (10.29%) API Design
11 7 (10.29%) Technical Analysis

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.29%) Apache Solr
1 7 (10.29%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.88%) CMS
2 4 (5.88%) Drupal
2 4 (5.88%) SAS
3 2 (2.94%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.47%) Confluence
4 1 (1.47%) JBoss
4 1 (1.47%) nginx
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) GitHub
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) BGP
1 1 (1.47%) Extranet
1 1 (1.47%) FTP
1 1 (1.47%) HSRP
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
1 1 (1.47%) Intranet
1 1 (1.47%) MPLS
1 1 (1.47%) OSPF
1 1 (1.47%) PPP
1 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) Big Data
2 9 (13.24%) Hadoop
2 9 (13.24%) QlikView
3 7 (10.29%) Apache Hive
3 7 (10.29%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (10.29%) HBase
3 7 (10.29%) Impala
4 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.94%) MS Access
6 1 (1.47%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.47%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) JMeter
1 7 (10.29%) LoadRunner
2 6 (8.82%) JIRA
3 3 (4.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.41%) Selenium
3 3 (4.41%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.94%) Toad
4 2 (2.94%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (52.94%) Finance
2 29 (42.65%) Banking
3 7 (10.29%) Investment Banking
4 5 (7.35%) Marketing
4 5 (7.35%) Retail
5 4 (5.88%) Front Office
6 2 (2.94%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.94%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.47%) Billing
7 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.47%) Legal
7 1 (1.47%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (48.53%) Analyst
2 19 (27.94%) Business Analyst
3 14 (20.59%) Developer
4 11 (16.18%) Risk Analyst
5 9 (13.24%) Test Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) Risk Business Analyst
7 7 (10.29%) Hadoop Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Scala Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Credit Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Performance Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Performance Test Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Finance Business Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Coordinator
10 3 (4.41%) QA Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) REST
2 7 (10.29%) Apache Avro
3 5 (7.35%) RESTful
4 4 (5.88%) CSS
4 4 (5.88%) HTML
4 4 (5.88%) XML
5 3 (4.41%) .NET
6 2 (2.94%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.94%) Dropwizard
6 2 (2.94%) SOAP
7 1 (1.47%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.47%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.47%) J2EE
7 1 (1.47%) Java EE
7 1 (1.47%) JMS
7 1 (1.47%) JSON
7 1 (1.47%) Spring
7 1 (1.47%) Web Services
7 1 (1.47%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Credit Risk
2 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.29%) Grid Computing
3 7 (10.29%) Visualisation
4 6 (8.82%) Market Risk
5 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.88%) Statistics
7 3 (4.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (4.41%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.94%) Derivative
8 2 (2.94%) iPad
8 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.47%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (1.47%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (1.47%) Physics
9 1 (1.47%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Linux
1 3 (4.41%) Unix
1 3 (4.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.65%) Analytics
2 12 (17.65%) Project Management
3 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (14.71%) Data Architecture
3 10 (14.71%) Risk Management
4 9 (13.24%) Performance Testing
4 9 (13.24%) Scrum
5 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (10.29%) API Design
6 7 (10.29%) Business Analysis
6 7 (10.29%) Data Visualisation
6 7 (10.29%) DevOps
6 7 (10.29%) Planning and Forecasting
6 7 (10.29%) Risk Analytics
6 7 (10.29%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (10.29%) Test Automation
6 7 (10.29%) Test Scripting
6 7 (10.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.18%) SQL
2 8 (11.76%) Java
2 8 (11.76%) VBA
3 7 (10.29%) Scala
4 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.41%) C
5 3 (4.41%) C++
5 3 (4.41%) MATLAB
5 3 (4.41%) Python
6 1 (1.47%) Groovy
6 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.47%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.71%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) COREP
3 2 (2.94%) Basel III
3 2 (2.94%) CRD IV
3 2 (2.94%) FINREP
4 1 (1.47%) Basel II
4 1 (1.47%) MiFID
4 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.47%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) Oozie
2 5 (7.35%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Cloudera
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle
3 4 (5.88%) HP
4 3 (4.41%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.47%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.47%) Murex
5 1 (1.47%) Remedy
5 1 (1.47%) Reuters