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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Stress Testing
Rank 387 388 353
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -35
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 33 48 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.25% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 41 57
Median daily rate £575 £600 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £425 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £306
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50
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
18003 18905 18975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.32% 81.16% 81.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13176 13429 13454
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 241 233
Median hourly rate £21.64 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £56.20 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +22 4 £450 -25.00% 1
Croydon - 1 - -
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 49 (53.85%) Finance
2 36 (39.56%) Market Risk
3 34 (37.36%) Credit Risk
4 29 (31.87%) Banking
5 24 (26.37%) Risk Management
6 19 (20.88%) SQL
6 19 (20.88%) Front Office
6 19 (20.88%) Validation
7 18 (19.78%) Project Management
8 17 (18.68%) Investment Banking
8 17 (18.68%) Degree
9 16 (17.58%) Business Analysis
10 12 (13.19%) Analytics
11 11 (12.09%) Derivative
11 11 (12.09%) Retail
11 11 (12.09%) Fixed Income
12 10 (10.99%) Murex
12 10 (10.99%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (10.99%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (9.89%) VBA
13 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (8.79%) Data Management
14 8 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (8.79%) XML
14 8 (8.79%) Algorithmics
14 8 (8.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (8.79%) Risk Analytics
15 7 (7.69%) Performance Testing
15 7 (7.69%) SAS
15 7 (7.69%) Migration

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 7 (7.69%) SAS
2 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.10%) CICS
3 1 (1.10%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) MS Office
2 5 (5.49%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.30%) LaTeX
3 3 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Adaptiv
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.30%) Big Data
2 3 (3.30%) Data Mining
2 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) Star Schema
3 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.10%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.10%) Essbase
4 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.10%) KDB
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.10%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.10%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) LoadRunner
2 5 (5.49%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.20%) JIRA
3 2 (2.20%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (2.20%) Subversion
4 1 (1.10%) Ant
4 1 (1.10%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.10%) Protractor
4 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.10%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 49 (53.85%) Finance
2 29 (31.87%) Banking
3 19 (20.88%) Front Office
4 17 (18.68%) Investment Banking
5 11 (12.09%) Retail
6 4 (4.40%) Legal
7 3 (3.30%) Billing
8 2 (2.20%) Multimedia
9 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.10%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (53.85%) Analyst
2 34 (37.36%) Risk Analyst
3 24 (26.37%) Business Analyst
4 17 (18.68%) Risk Business Analyst
5 14 (15.38%) Developer
6 12 (13.19%) Qualitative Analyst
6 12 (13.19%) Quantitative Analyst
6 12 (13.19%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
7 9 (9.89%) Market Risk Business Analyst
8 8 (8.79%) Market Risk Analyst
9 6 (6.59%) IT Analyst
9 6 (6.59%) IT Business Analyst
9 6 (6.59%) IT Risk Analyst
9 6 (6.59%) Project Manager
9 6 (6.59%) Test Analyst
10 5 (5.49%) Business IT Analyst
10 5 (5.49%) Credit Analyst
10 5 (5.49%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 4 (4.40%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
11 4 (4.40%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.79%) XML
2 3 (3.30%) MDX
3 2 (2.20%) .NET
3 2 (2.20%) Flash
3 2 (2.20%) WCF
4 1 (1.10%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.10%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.10%) HTML
4 1 (1.10%) HTML5
4 1 (1.10%) JMS
4 1 (1.10%) Middleware
4 1 (1.10%) Murex MxML
4 1 (1.10%) Swing
4 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (39.56%) Market Risk
2 34 (37.36%) Credit Risk
3 11 (12.09%) Derivative
3 11 (12.09%) Fixed Income
4 8 (8.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.59%) OTC Derivatives
6 5 (5.49%) Credit Derivative
6 5 (5.49%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.30%) Equities
8 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.20%) e-Learning
8 2 (2.20%) Grid Computing
8 2 (2.20%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.20%) PMI
8 2 (2.20%) Reference Data
8 2 (2.20%) Statistics
8 2 (2.20%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.40%) Unix
1 4 (4.40%) Windows
2 1 (1.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.37%) Risk Management
2 19 (20.88%) Validation
3 18 (19.78%) Project Management
4 16 (17.58%) Business Analysis
5 12 (13.19%) Analytics
6 10 (10.99%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (8.79%) Data Management
8 8 (8.79%) Risk Analytics
8 8 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.69%) Migration
9 7 (7.69%) Performance Testing
10 6 (6.59%) Load Testing
11 5 (5.49%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (5.49%) SDLC
11 5 (5.49%) Security Testing
11 5 (5.49%) Test Scripting
12 4 (4.40%) Integration Testing
12 4 (4.40%) Multithreading
12 4 (4.40%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.88%) SQL
2 9 (9.89%) VBA
3 6 (6.59%) MATLAB
4 4 (4.40%) C++
5 3 (3.30%) C#
5 3 (3.30%) Java
5 3 (3.30%) R
5 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.10%) C
7 1 (1.10%) COBOL
7 1 (1.10%) JCL
7 1 (1.10%) Korn
7 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (18.68%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) ISEB
2 4 (4.40%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.30%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.20%) CFA
4 2 (2.20%) PMP
4 2 (2.20%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.10%) ACCA
5 1 (1.10%) CIMA
5 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) COREP
1 5 (5.49%) Data Quality
1 5 (5.49%) QA
2 4 (4.40%) CRD IV
3 3 (3.30%) Basel II
3 3 (3.30%) Basel III
4 1 (1.10%) FINREP
4 1 (1.10%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.10%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) Murex
2 8 (8.79%) Algorithmics
3 6 (6.59%) HP
4 4 (4.40%) IBM
5 3 (3.30%) Oracle
5 3 (3.30%) Sybase
6 1 (1.10%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.10%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.10%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.10%) SunGard
London
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago