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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Stress Testing
Rank 95 96 77
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 4 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.13% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.17% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £300 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +17.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £306
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +18.36%
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
1450 1167 950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.69% 76.68% 73.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 702 512
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 33 31
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £40.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (80.00%) System Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) PhD
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle EBS
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) HR Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Qualitative Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Quantitative Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Validation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) System Testing
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle