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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Stress Testing
Rank - 89 76
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.13% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.18% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £413 £294
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +40.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50
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
1480 1128 915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.57% 75.30% 71.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 622 461
Median daily rate £400 £364 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% -0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 39
Median hourly rate £34.25 £16.29 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.21% -9.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.85 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 2 (100.00%) PhD
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Qualitative Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Quantitative Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Validation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) PhD