The table below looks at the statistics for Stress Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Stress Testing
Rank 101 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.18% 0.10% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £525 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Stress Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1425 1553 1108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 84.92% 79.76% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 893 701
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 40 30
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.35 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Stress Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Stress Testing across the Manchester region.

Stress Testing Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Stress Testing
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Stockport - 2 £525 -
Stress Testing
North West

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Stress Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) System Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (50.00%) ISEB
3 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) EMC
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (25.00%) EMC VPLEX
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 1 (12.50%) VSAM
6 1 (12.50%) Firebug
6 1 (12.50%) Fiddler

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (12.50%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Fiddler
1 1 (12.50%) Firebug
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 1 (12.50%) The Grinder
1 1 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Database Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) HR Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Information Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (50.00%) System Testing
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) COBOL
1 1 (12.50%) JCL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) HP