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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Stress Testing
Rank 390 390 384
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 47 56 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.29% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 46 37
Median daily rate £525 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £488 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £648 £643
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £310 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.85% -6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -
Stress Testing
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
19477 19478 19794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.78% 82.37% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13973 13893 13777
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 217 237
Median hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +17 4 £663 +10.41% 1
Croydon - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 47 (51.65%) Finance
2 34 (37.36%) Banking
3 26 (28.57%) Credit Risk
4 24 (26.37%) Validation
5 23 (25.27%) Front Office
5 23 (25.27%) Degree
6 19 (20.88%) SQL
7 18 (19.78%) Market Risk
8 16 (17.58%) Retail
9 14 (15.38%) Risk Management
10 12 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (13.19%) VBA
10 12 (13.19%) Project Management
11 11 (12.09%) Investment Banking
11 11 (12.09%) Business Analysis
12 10 (10.99%) Test Scripting
13 9 (9.89%) Data Modelling
13 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (8.79%) Management Information System
14 8 (8.79%) SAS
15 7 (7.69%) Unit Testing
16 6 (6.59%) MATLAB
16 6 (6.59%) Java
16 6 (6.59%) XML
16 6 (6.59%) Migration
16 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
16 6 (6.59%) Test Automation
16 6 (6.59%) Use Case
16 6 (6.59%) HP Quality Center
16 6 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing

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 8 (8.79%) SAS
2 1 (1.10%) CICS
2 1 (1.10%) JBoss
2 1 (1.10%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) MS Office
2 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.30%) LaTeX
4 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) WebEx
2 1 (1.10%) FTP
2 1 (1.10%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.30%) Base SAS
2 3 (3.30%) Big Data
2 3 (3.30%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.20%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.20%) QlikView
3 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.20%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.10%) DB2
4 1 (1.10%) Essbase
4 1 (1.10%) KDB
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) JIRA
2 4 (4.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (3.30%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.20%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.20%) JMeter
5 1 (1.10%) Ant
5 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.10%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (1.10%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 47 (51.65%) Finance
2 34 (37.36%) Banking
3 23 (25.27%) Front Office
4 16 (17.58%) Retail
5 11 (12.09%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.20%) Legal
6 2 (2.20%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.10%) Billing
7 1 (1.10%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (57.14%) Analyst
2 29 (31.87%) Risk Analyst
3 19 (20.88%) Business Analyst
4 17 (18.68%) Qualitative Analyst
4 17 (18.68%) Quantitative Analyst
4 17 (18.68%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
5 10 (10.99%) Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Risk Business Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Test Analyst
7 7 (7.69%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.49%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Performance Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Performance Test Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Architect
9 4 (4.40%) Data Architect
9 4 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) VBA Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Consultant
10 3 (3.30%) Senior Business Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) XML
2 4 (4.40%) .NET
3 2 (2.20%) Flash
3 2 (2.20%) JMS
4 1 (1.10%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.10%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.10%) HTML
4 1 (1.10%) HTML5
4 1 (1.10%) Middleware
4 1 (1.10%) REST
4 1 (1.10%) SOAP
4 1 (1.10%) Swing
4 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.57%) Credit Risk
2 18 (19.78%) Market Risk
3 8 (8.79%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.49%) Mathematics
6 4 (4.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (3.30%) Fixed Income
7 3 (3.30%) Statistics
8 2 (2.20%) e-Learning
9 1 (1.10%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.10%) Derivative
9 1 (1.10%) Economics
9 1 (1.10%) Equities
9 1 (1.10%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.10%) iPad
9 1 (1.10%) Physics
9 1 (1.10%) PMI
9 1 (1.10%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.10%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.49%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Linux
3 2 (2.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.37%) Validation
2 14 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 12 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.19%) Project Management
4 11 (12.09%) Business Analysis
5 10 (10.99%) Test Scripting
6 9 (9.89%) Data Modelling
6 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.59%) Defect Management
8 6 (6.59%) Migration
8 6 (6.59%) Test Automation
8 6 (6.59%) Test Strategy
8 6 (6.59%) Use Case
8 6 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.49%) Analytics
9 5 (5.49%) Change Management
9 5 (5.49%) Load Testing
9 5 (5.49%) Performance Testing
10 4 (4.40%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.88%) SQL
2 12 (13.19%) VBA
3 6 (6.59%) Java
3 6 (6.59%) MATLAB
4 5 (5.49%) C
5 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.30%) C++
6 3 (3.30%) R
7 1 (1.10%) COBOL
7 1 (1.10%) Groovy
7 1 (1.10%) JCL
7 1 (1.10%) Python
7 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (25.27%) Degree
2 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.40%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.20%) CFA
5 2 (2.20%) PMP
5 2 (2.20%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.10%) ACCA
6 1 (1.10%) CIMA
6 1 (1.10%) ISEB
6 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) COREP
1 6 (6.59%) QA
2 4 (4.40%) CRD IV
3 3 (3.30%) Basel II
3 3 (3.30%) Basel III
4 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.20%) FINREP
5 1 (1.10%) MiFID
5 1 (1.10%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (5.49%) Oracle
2 4 (4.40%) Murex
3 3 (3.30%) Algorithmics
3 3 (3.30%) HP
4 1 (1.10%) Fidessa
4 1 (1.10%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.10%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.10%) Remedy
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago