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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 313 323 305
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 99 66 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.31% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.40% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 41 94
Average daily rate £525 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £363 £481
% change year-on-year
-17.24% -24.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18535 16423 20573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.61% 76.02% 73.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13086 11421 13439
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 222 328
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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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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
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Vacancies
City of London 0 40 £505 -12.17% 10
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 97 (69.29%) Finance
2 63 (45.00%) Banking
3 58 (41.43%) SQL
4 49 (35.00%) Market Risk
5 43 (30.71%) Credit Risk
6 41 (29.29%) Risk Management
7 38 (27.14%) Investment Banking
8 28 (20.00%) Derivative
9 24 (17.14%) Degree
10 23 (16.43%) VBA
10 23 (16.43%) MS Excel
11 22 (15.71%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (15.00%) Project Management
13 20 (14.29%) QA
13 20 (14.29%) Business Analysis
13 20 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (13.57%) Equities
14 19 (13.57%) Microsoft
15 18 (12.86%) C#
15 18 (12.86%) Fixed Income
15 18 (12.86%) Front Office
16 14 (10.00%) Computer Science
17 13 (9.29%) Basel III
17 13 (9.29%) Data Modelling
17 13 (9.29%) LoadRunner
17 13 (9.29%) ISEB
18 12 (8.57%) Java
18 12 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
18 12 (8.57%) Waterfall
19 11 (7.86%) ISTQB

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (2.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.43%) SAS
4 1 (0.71%) Confluence
4 1 (0.71%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (16.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.43%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.29%) MS Office
4 5 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP SRM
1 1 (0.71%) Adaptiv
1 1 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.71%) Summit
1 1 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.71%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.86%) MySQL
5 4 (2.86%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.71%) OLTP
7 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (9.29%) LoadRunner
2 9 (6.43%) JIRA
3 8 (5.71%) JUnit
3 8 (5.71%) Rational Performance Tester
4 7 (5.00%) Maven
5 5 (3.57%) Subversion
5 5 (3.57%) JMeter
6 3 (2.14%) Selenium
6 3 (2.14%) Ant
7 2 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.71%) JBehave
8 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.71%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.71%) ERwin
8 1 (0.71%) Calabash
General
1 97 (69.29%) Finance
2 63 (45.00%) Banking
3 38 (27.14%) Investment Banking
4 18 (12.86%) Front Office
5 5 (3.57%) Retail
6 3 (2.14%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.14%) Legal
6 3 (2.14%) Back Office
7 2 (1.43%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.71%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Law
8 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 69 (49.29%) Analyst
2 47 (33.57%) Business Analyst
3 21 (15.00%) Developer
4 17 (12.14%) Architect
4 17 (12.14%) Project Manager
5 14 (10.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 13 (9.29%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
7 12 (8.57%) Tester
8 11 (7.86%) Business Project Manager
8 11 (7.86%) Business Manager
8 11 (7.86%) Market Risk Analyst
8 11 (7.86%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (7.14%) Risk Analyst
10 9 (6.43%) Market Risk Business Analyst
10 9 (6.43%) Performance Tester
10 9 (6.43%) Senior Business Analyst
11 7 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (4.29%) Senior Manager
12 6 (4.29%) Quantitative Analyst
12 6 (4.29%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.86%) J2EE
1 4 (2.86%) Spring
1 4 (2.86%) Java EE
2 3 (2.14%) .NET
3 1 (0.71%) WCF
3 1 (0.71%) WPF
3 1 (0.71%) JRules
3 1 (0.71%) Web Services
3 1 (0.71%) XML
3 1 (0.71%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 49 (35.00%) Market Risk
2 43 (30.71%) Credit Risk
3 28 (20.00%) Derivative
4 19 (13.57%) Equities
5 18 (12.86%) Fixed Income
6 14 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 11 (7.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (5.71%) Social Network
8 8 (5.71%) Reference Data
9 6 (4.29%) Economics
9 6 (4.29%) Statistics
10 5 (3.57%) Management Information System
11 3 (2.14%) iPad
12 2 (1.43%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (1.43%) Mathematics
12 2 (1.43%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.71%) Data Extraction
13 1 (0.71%) Wiki
13 1 (0.71%) STB
13 1 (0.71%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.29%) UNIX
2 4 (2.86%) Linux
3 2 (1.43%) Windows
4 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.71%) Android
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.29%) Risk Management
2 22 (15.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (15.00%) Project Management
4 20 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 20 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.29%) Data Modelling
6 12 (8.57%) Waterfall
7 11 (7.86%) Analytics
8 10 (7.14%) Quantitative Risk Management
8 10 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (7.14%) TOGAF
9 8 (5.71%) Scrum
9 8 (5.71%) Load Testing
9 8 (5.71%) Monte Carlo Method
9 8 (5.71%) Software Testing
9 8 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (5.00%) Migration
10 7 (5.00%) PRINCE2
10 7 (5.00%) UML
11 6 (4.29%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (41.43%) SQL
2 23 (16.43%) VBA
3 18 (12.86%) C#
4 12 (8.57%) Java
5 11 (7.86%) C++
6 6 (4.29%) Python
7 5 (3.57%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.86%) Perl
8 4 (2.86%) Groovy
9 2 (1.43%) R
10 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.71%) C
10 1 (0.71%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 24 (17.14%) Degree
2 13 (9.29%) ISEB
3 11 (7.86%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.43%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.71%) APMP
6 1 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) MBA
6 1 (0.71%) CIMA
6 1 (0.71%) PhD
6 1 (0.71%) HND
6 1 (0.71%) ACCA
6 1 (0.71%) PMP
6 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.29%) QA
2 13 (9.29%) Basel III
3 4 (2.86%) CRD IV
4 3 (2.14%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.14%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (1.43%) EMIR
6 1 (0.71%) Basel II
6 1 (0.71%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.71%) P3O
6 1 (0.71%) COREP
Systems Management
1 8 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.71%) Control-M
Vendors
1 19 (13.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.14%) HP
2 10 (7.14%) Oracle
3 5 (3.57%) Murex
4 4 (2.86%) SunGard
5 3 (2.14%) hybris
5 3 (2.14%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.43%) Sybase
7 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.71%) Cognos
7 1 (0.71%) SAP
7 1 (0.71%) Informatica
7 1 (0.71%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.71%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.71%) IBM
7 1 (0.71%) Calypso
7 1 (0.71%) SOASTA, Inc
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