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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Stress Testing
Rank 373 370 324
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -46
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 52 53 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.23% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.29% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 36 62
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£600 £565 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% +4.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £363 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £637 £627 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £342 £323 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.12% -9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Stress Testing
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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
18590 18554 19032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.19% 78.90% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13248 12960 13184
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 225 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £53.50 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 21 £600 +29.17% 7
Docklands, London - 3 £610 -
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 82 (60.74%) Banking
2 68 (50.37%) Finance
3 59 (43.70%) Market Risk
4 58 (42.96%) Investment Banking
5 43 (31.85%) SQL
6 40 (29.63%) Risk Management
6 40 (29.63%) Credit Risk
7 26 (19.26%) Data Modelling
8 23 (17.04%) Business Analysis
9 22 (16.30%) Degree
10 20 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (12.59%) Basel III
11 17 (12.59%) Project Management
12 16 (11.85%) Java
12 16 (11.85%) Integration Testing
13 15 (11.11%) Analytics
14 12 (8.89%) VBA
14 12 (8.89%) .NET
14 12 (8.89%) Front Office
14 12 (8.89%) JIRA
15 11 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (8.15%) UML
16 10 (7.41%) SDLC
17 9 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
17 9 (6.67%) Test Strategy
17 9 (6.67%) Test Scripting
17 9 (6.67%) MS Excel
18 8 (5.93%) SAS
18 8 (5.93%) C#
19 7 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (5.93%) SAS
2 3 (2.22%) Apache
2 3 (2.22%) IIS
3 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.48%) Confluence
4 1 (0.74%) GemFire
4 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.74%) FileNet
4 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.19%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.44%) MS Office
4 1 (0.74%) Stata
4 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Adaptiv
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) FTP
1 1 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.22%) Data Mart
3 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.48%) DB2
4 2 (1.48%) MS Access
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.48%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.74%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.74%) Big Data
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.89%) JIRA
2 5 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.22%) JProfiler
3 3 (2.22%) JMeter
3 3 (2.22%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.48%) Selenium
4 2 (1.48%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.74%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (0.74%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.74%) ERwin
5 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.74%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.74%) HP UFT
General
1 82 (60.74%) Banking
2 68 (50.37%) Finance
3 58 (42.96%) Investment Banking
4 12 (8.89%) Front Office
5 6 (4.44%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.96%) Retail
7 3 (2.22%) Wholesale Banking
7 3 (2.22%) Back Office
8 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (65.19%) Analyst
2 69 (51.11%) Business Analyst
3 32 (23.70%) Risk Analyst
4 31 (22.96%) Market Risk Analyst
5 29 (21.48%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 23 (17.04%) Market Analyst
7 21 (15.56%) Banking Business Analyst
8 20 (14.81%) IT Business Analyst
9 19 (14.07%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 15 (11.11%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
11 14 (10.37%) Architect
12 10 (7.41%) Developer
13 9 (6.67%) Project Manager
14 8 (5.93%) Solutions Architect
15 7 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
15 7 (5.19%) Credit Analyst
16 6 (4.44%) Tester
16 6 (4.44%) Test Analyst
16 6 (4.44%) Testing Analyst
17 5 (3.70%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.89%) .NET
2 3 (2.22%) Murex MxML
3 2 (1.48%) HTML
3 2 (1.48%) WCF
3 2 (1.48%) WPF
3 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.48%) Web Services
4 1 (0.74%) XML
4 1 (0.74%) CSS
4 1 (0.74%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 59 (43.70%) Market Risk
2 40 (29.63%) Credit Risk
3 20 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.70%) Fixed Income
4 5 (3.70%) Equities
4 5 (3.70%) Derivative
5 4 (2.96%) Statistics
6 3 (2.22%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.48%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.74%) Physics
8 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.74%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.74%) Economics
8 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.74%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.74%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.70%) Windows
2 4 (2.96%) Linux
3 1 (0.74%) Android
3 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (29.63%) Risk Management
2 26 (19.26%) Data Modelling
3 23 (17.04%) Business Analysis
4 17 (12.59%) Project Management
5 16 (11.85%) Integration Testing
6 15 (11.11%) Analytics
7 11 (8.15%) UML
7 11 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (7.41%) SDLC
9 9 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
9 9 (6.67%) Test Strategy
9 9 (6.67%) Test Scripting
10 7 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.44%) Migration
12 5 (3.70%) Scrum
12 5 (3.70%) Data Management
12 5 (3.70%) Performance Testing
12 5 (3.70%) Test Automation
13 4 (2.96%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 43 (31.85%) SQL
2 16 (11.85%) Java
3 12 (8.89%) VBA
4 8 (5.93%) C#
5 7 (5.19%) C++
5 7 (5.19%) MATLAB
6 3 (2.22%) C
7 1 (0.74%) R
7 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.74%) Delphi
7 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (16.30%) Degree
2 4 (2.96%) DV Cleared
2 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) PhD
3 1 (0.74%) ISEB
3 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.59%) Basel III
2 6 (4.44%) Basel II
3 4 (2.96%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (2.96%) COREP
4 3 (2.22%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.74%) QA
5 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.48%) nmon
3 1 (0.74%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 7 (5.19%) SunGard
2 6 (4.44%) Oracle
2 6 (4.44%) Murex
3 5 (3.70%) Sybase
4 3 (2.22%) Remedy
5 2 (1.48%) Splunk
5 2 (1.48%) IBM
5 2 (1.48%) HP
5 2 (1.48%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.74%) Lotus
6 1 (0.74%) Borland
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.74%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.74%) Capita
6 1 (0.74%) Calypso
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £575 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £575 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago