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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 343 360 344
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 60 57 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.31% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 36 35
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£550 £534 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.04% -2.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £326 £511
% change year-on-year
+34.09% -36.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 -
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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
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 11 £488 -8.23% 3
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 76 (66.09%) Market Risk
2 59 (51.30%) Banking
3 54 (46.96%) SQL
4 49 (42.61%) Risk Management
4 49 (42.61%) Investment Banking
5 41 (35.65%) Data Modelling
6 38 (33.04%) Finance
7 30 (26.09%) Degree
8 27 (23.48%) Credit Risk
9 26 (22.61%) Integration Testing
10 24 (20.87%) Business Analysis
11 14 (12.17%) MS Excel
11 14 (12.17%) UML
12 12 (10.43%) Front Office
12 12 (10.43%) Migration
13 11 (9.57%) Equities
13 11 (9.57%) Project Management
14 9 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (6.96%) SAS
15 8 (6.96%) VBA
15 8 (6.96%) .NET
16 7 (6.09%) C++
16 7 (6.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 7 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
16 7 (6.09%) MS PowerPoint
16 7 (6.09%) Big Data
16 7 (6.09%) Basel III
17 6 (5.22%) Analytics
17 6 (5.22%) Hadoop
17 6 (5.22%) Data Analysis

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (6.96%) SAS
2 3 (2.61%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (12.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) 4G
2 1 (0.87%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.09%) Big Data
2 6 (5.22%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.74%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.74%) MS Access
4 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.87%) QlikView
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.74%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.87%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.87%) WATIR
2 1 (0.87%) Selenium
2 1 (0.87%) FitNesse
2 1 (0.87%) Sahi
2 1 (0.87%) Cucumber
General
1 59 (51.30%) Banking
2 49 (42.61%) Investment Banking
3 38 (33.04%) Finance
4 12 (10.43%) Front Office
5 3 (2.61%) Back Office
5 3 (2.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (65.22%) Analyst
2 64 (55.65%) Business Analyst
3 53 (46.09%) Market Risk Analyst
3 53 (46.09%) Market Risk Business Analyst
4 37 (32.17%) Risk Analyst
5 34 (29.57%) Market Analyst
6 32 (27.83%) IT Business Analyst
7 23 (20.00%) Banking Business Analyst
8 7 (6.09%) Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Architect
10 3 (2.61%) Tester
10 3 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (2.61%) Consultant
10 3 (2.61%) Data Analyst
10 3 (2.61%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.61%) Data Modeller
10 3 (2.61%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 2 (1.74%) Agile Business Analyst
11 2 (1.74%) Risk Consultant
11 2 (1.74%) Report Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.96%) .NET
2 4 (3.48%) Web Services
3 1 (0.87%) XML
3 1 (0.87%) EDI
3 1 (0.87%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 76 (66.09%) Market Risk
2 27 (23.48%) Credit Risk
3 11 (9.57%) Equities
4 9 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (4.35%) Mathematics
6 5 (4.35%) Reference Data
7 4 (3.48%) Derivative
7 4 (3.48%) Statistics
7 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.48%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.61%) Economics
8 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.87%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.87%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (42.61%) Risk Management
2 41 (35.65%) Data Modelling
3 26 (22.61%) Integration Testing
4 24 (20.87%) Business Analysis
5 14 (12.17%) UML
6 12 (10.43%) Migration
7 11 (9.57%) Project Management
8 7 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.22%) Data Analysis
9 6 (5.22%) Analytics
10 5 (4.35%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (3.48%) Automated Testing
11 4 (3.48%) Validation
11 4 (3.48%) Performance Testing
12 3 (2.61%) Greeks
12 3 (2.61%) Change Control
12 3 (2.61%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (2.61%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 54 (46.96%) SQL
2 8 (6.96%) VBA
3 7 (6.09%) C++
4 6 (5.22%) Java
4 6 (5.22%) C#
5 2 (1.74%) MATLAB
5 2 (1.74%) R
6 1 (0.87%) Ruby
6 1 (0.87%) C
6 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (26.09%) Degree
2 2 (1.74%) ISEB
3 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) IIBA
3 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) Basel III
2 4 (3.48%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.48%) QA
3 2 (1.74%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.87%) COREP
4 1 (0.87%) FINREP
4 1 (0.87%) SLA
4 1 (0.87%) EMIR
Vendors
1 5 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.61%) Oracle
2 3 (2.61%) Lotus
3 1 (0.87%) JD Edwards
3 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.87%) Tableau
3 1 (0.87%) Vertica
3 1 (0.87%) Business Objects
3 1 (0.87%) HP
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