The first table below looks at the demand for Stress Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 82 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £363 £481
% change year-on-year
-17.24% -24.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1014 678 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.66% 70.26% 65.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 330 434
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £457 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 44 51
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.38 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.34 £77.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Stress Testing
North West

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Stress Testing across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Stress Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Stress Testing
North West

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) SAS
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) NHibernate
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (16.67%) Kendo UI
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) Couchbase
1 1 (16.67%) RavenDB
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAS Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) MI Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) NHibernate
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (16.67%) Kendo UI
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Social Media
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
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