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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Stress Testing
Rank 391 379 386
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 44 58 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 41 40
Median daily rate £550 £575 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £650 £626
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.89%
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
19475 19430 19928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 86.07% 83.19% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13944 13956 14107
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 £618 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 220 248
Median hourly rate £24.44 £22.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.09% +1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.28 £52.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +10 6 £613 +2.08% 2
Canary Wharf -1 2 - -
Docklands, London +6 1 £650 +6.55%
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 36 (46.15%) Finance
2 27 (34.62%) Banking
3 23 (29.49%) Credit Risk
4 21 (26.92%) Validation
4 21 (26.92%) SQL
5 19 (24.36%) Front Office
6 18 (23.08%) Degree
7 17 (21.79%) Retail
8 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (12.82%) VBA
9 10 (12.82%) SAS
9 10 (12.82%) Market Risk
10 9 (11.54%) Test Scripting
10 9 (11.54%) Investment Banking
11 8 (10.26%) Data Modelling
12 7 (8.97%) Java
12 7 (8.97%) Unit Testing
12 7 (8.97%) Test Automation
12 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (7.69%) Defect Management
13 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
13 6 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
13 6 (7.69%) Use Case
13 6 (7.69%) QA
13 6 (7.69%) Risk Management
13 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
14 5 (6.41%) Data Analysis
14 5 (6.41%) C
14 5 (6.41%) Oracle
14 5 (6.41%) Windows

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 10 (12.82%) SAS
2 1 (1.28%) CICS
2 1 (1.28%) JBoss
2 1 (1.28%) nginx
2 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.56%) MS Office
1 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) WebEx
2 1 (1.28%) FTP
2 1 (1.28%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) Big Data
2 3 (3.85%) Base SAS
2 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.56%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.56%) MS Access
3 2 (2.56%) QlikView
4 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.28%) DB2
4 1 (1.28%) KDB
4 1 (1.28%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) JIRA
2 4 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (3.85%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.56%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.56%) JMeter
5 1 (1.28%) Ant
5 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.28%) Selenium
5 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.28%) Subversion
5 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (46.15%) Finance
2 27 (34.62%) Banking
3 19 (24.36%) Front Office
4 17 (21.79%) Retail
5 9 (11.54%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.85%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.56%) General Ledger
7 2 (2.56%) Legal
7 2 (2.56%) Multimedia
7 2 (2.56%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.28%) Billing
8 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (60.26%) Analyst
2 24 (30.77%) Risk Analyst
3 18 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 15 (19.23%) Qualitative Analyst
4 15 (19.23%) Quantitative Analyst
5 14 (17.95%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
6 11 (14.10%) Developer
7 7 (8.97%) Test Analyst
8 6 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
8 6 (7.69%) Risk Business Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Performance Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Performance Test Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (5.13%) Architect
10 4 (5.13%) Credit Analyst
10 4 (5.13%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 4 (5.13%) Data Architect
10 4 (5.13%) Finance Business Analyst
10 4 (5.13%) Senior Business Analyst
10 4 (5.13%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) .NET
2 3 (3.85%) XML
3 2 (2.56%) Flash
3 2 (2.56%) JMS
4 1 (1.28%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.28%) Dropwizard
4 1 (1.28%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.28%) HTML
4 1 (1.28%) HTML5
4 1 (1.28%) Middleware
4 1 (1.28%) REST
4 1 (1.28%) SOAP
4 1 (1.28%) Swing
4 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.49%) Credit Risk
2 10 (12.82%) Market Risk
3 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.56%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.56%) Statistics
6 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.28%) Economics
6 1 (1.28%) Equities
6 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.28%) iPad
6 1 (1.28%) Physics
6 1 (1.28%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.28%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.28%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Windows
2 4 (5.13%) Linux
3 3 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) Validation
2 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.54%) Test Scripting
4 8 (10.26%) Data Modelling
5 7 (8.97%) Test Automation
5 7 (8.97%) Unit Testing
6 6 (7.69%) Defect Management
6 6 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 6 (7.69%) Use Case
7 5 (6.41%) Analytics
7 5 (6.41%) Business Analysis
7 5 (6.41%) Data Analysis
7 5 (6.41%) Data Architecture
7 5 (6.41%) Load Testing
7 5 (6.41%) Test Strategy
7 5 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.13%) Performance Testing
8 4 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (5.13%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.92%) SQL
2 10 (12.82%) VBA
3 7 (8.97%) Java
4 5 (6.41%) C
5 4 (5.13%) MATLAB
5 4 (5.13%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.85%) C++
7 1 (1.28%) COBOL
7 1 (1.28%) Groovy
7 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.28%) JCL
7 1 (1.28%) Python
7 1 (1.28%) R
7 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (23.08%) Degree
2 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.28%) ISEB
6 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) QA
2 5 (6.41%) COREP
3 3 (3.85%) Basel II
3 3 (3.85%) CRD IV
4 2 (2.56%) Basel III
4 2 (2.56%) FINREP
5 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.28%) MiFID
5 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.28%) SEPA
5 1 (1.28%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle
2 3 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (1.28%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.28%) Fidessa
3 1 (1.28%) Guidewire
3 1 (1.28%) Murex
3 1 (1.28%) Remedy
3 1 (1.28%) Reuters
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Churchill Frank International
Rate: £325 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £90000 - £120000 per annum
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