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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Stress Testing
Rank 375 368 331
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -37
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 58 56 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.23% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.29% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 40 56
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£600 £565 £546
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% +3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £469 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £639 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £333 £388
% change year-on-year
-8.34% -14.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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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
19209 19220 19867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.81% 79.03% 78.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13729 13396 13902
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 219 241
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -8.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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 +15 17 £600 +12.41% 8
Docklands, London - 4 £610 -
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 66 (65.35%) Banking
2 58 (57.43%) Finance
3 41 (40.59%) Investment Banking
4 37 (36.63%) Credit Risk
5 35 (34.65%) Market Risk
6 23 (22.77%) Risk Management
7 21 (20.79%) SQL
8 20 (19.80%) Business Analysis
9 16 (15.84%) Basel III
10 15 (14.85%) Degree
10 15 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (12.87%) VBA
12 12 (11.88%) Data Modelling
13 11 (10.89%) Java
14 10 (9.90%) Front Office
14 10 (9.90%) Analytics
15 9 (8.91%) MS Excel
16 8 (7.92%) C++
16 8 (7.92%) SunGard
16 8 (7.92%) Project Management
16 8 (7.92%) Validation
16 8 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (7.92%) Adaptiv
16 8 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (6.93%) C#
17 7 (6.93%) .NET
17 7 (6.93%) UML
18 6 (5.94%) MS Office
18 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
18 6 (5.94%) Basel II

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (5.94%) SAS
2 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.99%) Apache
3 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.99%) Jetty
3 1 (0.99%) nginx
3 1 (0.99%) GemFire
3 1 (0.99%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.94%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.94%) MS Office
3 2 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) SMTP
1 1 (0.99%) HTTP
1 1 (0.99%) SNMP
1 1 (0.99%) VPN
1 1 (0.99%) DNS
1 1 (0.99%) SSL
1 1 (0.99%) Firewall
1 1 (0.99%) IPsec
1 1 (0.99%) IMAP
1 1 (0.99%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.97%) Base SAS
3 3 (2.97%) MS Access
3 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.98%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.98%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.98%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.99%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.99%) Big Data
5 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.99%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) JIRA
2 3 (2.97%) Selenium
2 3 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.98%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.99%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.99%) ERwin
4 1 (0.99%) JMeter
4 1 (0.99%) Subversion
4 1 (0.99%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.99%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.99%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.99%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.99%) JProfiler
4 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.99%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.99%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
General
1 66 (65.35%) Banking
2 58 (57.43%) Finance
3 41 (40.59%) Investment Banking
4 10 (9.90%) Front Office
5 5 (4.95%) Back Office
5 5 (4.95%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.97%) Legal
6 3 (2.97%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (1.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (55.45%) Analyst
2 41 (40.59%) Business Analyst
3 17 (16.83%) Risk Analyst
3 17 (16.83%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 16 (15.84%) Developer
5 15 (14.85%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 13 (12.87%) Market Risk Analyst
7 12 (11.88%) Architect
8 10 (9.90%) Market Analyst
8 10 (9.90%) Market Risk Business Analyst
9 8 (7.92%) IT Business Analyst
10 7 (6.93%) Banking Business Analyst
10 7 (6.93%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.95%) Project Manager
11 5 (4.95%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (4.95%) Credit Analyst
12 4 (3.96%) Quantitative Analyst
12 4 (3.96%) Java Technical Architect
12 4 (3.96%) Data Analyst
12 4 (3.96%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.93%) .NET
2 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.98%) WCF
2 2 (1.98%) WPF
2 2 (1.98%) HTML
3 1 (0.99%) LINQ
3 1 (0.99%) Murex MxML
3 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.99%) CSS
3 1 (0.99%) Web Services
3 1 (0.99%) XML
3 1 (0.99%) JMS
3 1 (0.99%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.99%) Java EE
3 1 (0.99%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 37 (36.63%) Credit Risk
2 35 (34.65%) Market Risk
3 15 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.94%) Statistics
5 5 (4.95%) Equities
6 4 (3.96%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.96%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.97%) Derivative
7 3 (2.97%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.98%) Physics
8 2 (1.98%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.99%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.99%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.99%) Economics
9 1 (0.99%) PMI
9 1 (0.99%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.98%) UNIX
1 2 (1.98%) Windows
2 1 (0.99%) Linux
2 1 (0.99%) Debian
2 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
2 1 (0.99%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.77%) Risk Management
2 20 (19.80%) Business Analysis
3 12 (11.88%) Data Modelling
4 10 (9.90%) Analytics
5 8 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.92%) Validation
5 8 (7.92%) Project Management
5 8 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (6.93%) UML
7 6 (5.94%) Integration Testing
7 6 (5.94%) Target Operating Model
8 5 (4.95%) SDLC
8 5 (4.95%) Migration
9 4 (3.96%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.96%) Data Management
9 4 (3.96%) Software Delivery
9 4 (3.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (2.97%) Data Analysis
10 3 (2.97%) Automated Testing
10 3 (2.97%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.79%) SQL
2 13 (12.87%) VBA
3 11 (10.89%) Java
4 8 (7.92%) C++
5 7 (6.93%) C#
6 4 (3.96%) R
6 4 (3.96%) MATLAB
7 3 (2.97%) Python
8 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.99%) Delphi
8 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.99%) Perl
8 1 (0.99%) Ruby
8 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) PhD
3 2 (1.98%) MCT
3 2 (1.98%) CFA
4 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.84%) Basel III
2 6 (5.94%) Basel II
2 6 (5.94%) COREP
3 4 (3.96%) QA
4 3 (2.97%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.99%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) NFS
1 1 (0.99%) Varnish
1 1 (0.99%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (0.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.99%) Puppet
2 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.99%) logstash
2 1 (0.99%) Nagios
2 1 (0.99%) Cacti
Vendors
1 8 (7.92%) SunGard
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.96%) Murex
3 4 (3.96%) Sybase
4 3 (2.97%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle
6 1 (0.99%) Calypso
6 1 (0.99%) Borland
6 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.99%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.99%) Capita
6 1 (0.99%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.99%) HP
6 1 (0.99%) Dell
London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £473 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £750 - £830 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £570 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £587.50 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago