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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 363 360 299
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -61
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 65 59 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.23% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.30% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 34 97
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£575 £575 £575
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £383 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £735 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £315 £500
% change year-on-year
+34.92% -37.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
19071 19669 18770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.41% 77.64% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13778 13777 12793
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 231 331
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +14 11 £500 -12.66% 8
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 67 (57.76%) Market Risk
2 53 (45.69%) Banking
3 49 (42.24%) SQL
4 45 (38.79%) Investment Banking
5 42 (36.21%) Finance
6 40 (34.48%) Risk Management
7 36 (31.03%) Data Modelling
8 28 (24.14%) Degree
9 23 (19.83%) Business Analysis
9 23 (19.83%) Credit Risk
10 22 (18.97%) Integration Testing
11 12 (10.34%) Front Office
11 12 (10.34%) Migration
11 12 (10.34%) C#
12 11 (9.48%) Equities
13 10 (8.62%) .NET
13 10 (8.62%) MS Excel
14 9 (7.76%) Java
14 9 (7.76%) Project Management
14 9 (7.76%) Microsoft
14 9 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (7.76%) Performance Testing
14 9 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (6.90%) Load Testing
15 8 (6.90%) Derivative
15 8 (6.90%) UML
16 7 (6.03%) VBA
16 7 (6.03%) MS PowerPoint
16 7 (6.03%) Basel III
17 6 (5.17%) Analytics

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (2.59%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.86%) Node.js
3 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.45%) Big Data
2 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.59%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.59%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.59%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.86%) QlikView
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Visual Studio
1 4 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (3.45%) LoadRunner
2 3 (2.59%) JMeter
3 2 (1.72%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.72%) Sahi
3 2 (1.72%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.72%) WATIR
3 2 (1.72%) Selenium
4 1 (0.86%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.86%) Subversion
General
1 53 (45.69%) Banking
2 45 (38.79%) Investment Banking
3 42 (36.21%) Finance
4 12 (10.34%) Front Office
5 4 (3.45%) Back Office
6 3 (2.59%) Retail
7 2 (1.72%) Legal
8 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.86%) Law
8 1 (0.86%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 72 (62.07%) Analyst
2 56 (48.28%) Business Analyst
3 46 (39.66%) Market Risk Analyst
3 46 (39.66%) Market Risk Business Analyst
4 36 (31.03%) Risk Analyst
5 32 (27.59%) Market Analyst
6 28 (24.14%) IT Business Analyst
7 20 (17.24%) Banking Business Analyst
8 11 (9.48%) Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Tester
9 6 (5.17%) Architect
10 5 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.31%) Quantitative Analyst
10 5 (4.31%) C# Developer
11 4 (3.45%) Performance Tester
11 4 (3.45%) Data Analyst
11 4 (3.45%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.45%) Test Analyst
11 4 (3.45%) .NET Developer
12 3 (2.59%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.62%) .NET
2 4 (3.45%) Web Services
3 3 (2.59%) WCF
4 2 (1.72%) WPF
4 2 (1.72%) XML
4 2 (1.72%) Middleware
4 2 (1.72%) WinForms
4 2 (1.72%) MDX
4 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.86%) STL
5 1 (0.86%) WF
5 1 (0.86%) Mustache
5 1 (0.86%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 67 (57.76%) Market Risk
2 23 (19.83%) Credit Risk
3 11 (9.48%) Equities
4 9 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.90%) Derivative
6 6 (5.17%) Reference Data
7 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (2.59%) Economics
10 2 (1.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 2 (1.72%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.72%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.72%) Open Source
11 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.86%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.72%) Windows
1 2 (1.72%) Linux
2 1 (0.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.48%) Risk Management
2 36 (31.03%) Data Modelling
3 23 (19.83%) Business Analysis
4 22 (18.97%) Integration Testing
5 12 (10.34%) Migration
6 9 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (7.76%) Project Management
6 9 (7.76%) Performance Testing
7 8 (6.90%) Load Testing
7 8 (6.90%) UML
8 6 (5.17%) Data Analysis
8 6 (5.17%) Greeks
8 6 (5.17%) Analytics
9 5 (4.31%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (4.31%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.31%) Data Management
10 4 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.45%) Volume Testing
10 4 (3.45%) Quantitative Analysis
10 4 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 49 (42.24%) SQL
2 12 (10.34%) C#
3 9 (7.76%) Java
4 7 (6.03%) VBA
5 6 (5.17%) C++
6 2 (1.72%) Ruby
7 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.86%) R
7 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.86%) Perl
7 1 (0.86%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (24.14%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) ISEB
3 3 (2.59%) MBA
3 3 (2.59%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.72%) MCSD
4 2 (1.72%) MCSE
4 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.86%) APMP
5 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.86%) PMP
5 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.03%) Basel III
2 6 (5.17%) QA
3 4 (3.45%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.59%) COREP
5 1 (0.86%) SLA
5 1 (0.86%) P3O
5 1 (0.86%) EMIR
5 1 (0.86%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) OpenView
1 1 (0.86%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (7.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.59%) Lotus
3 2 (1.72%) Infragistics
3 2 (1.72%) DevExpress
3 2 (1.72%) Tableau
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle
3 2 (1.72%) Business Objects
3 2 (1.72%) HP
4 1 (0.86%) Citrix
4 1 (0.86%) SAP
4 1 (0.86%) Sybase
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