The table below looks at the statistics for Stress Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 260 - 240
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.034% - 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £249
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £306
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +18.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7170 7498 6961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.58% 79.66% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4365 4359 3857
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 243 260
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Stress Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Stress Testing Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Stress Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Stress Testing across the South East region.

Stress Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Stress Testing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Hampshire - 3 - -
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for Stress Testing.

1 12 (80.00%) Release Management
2 11 (73.33%) Smart Meter
2 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
3 10 (66.67%) Case Management
3 10 (66.67%) JIRA
3 10 (66.67%) Requirements Management
4 9 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 9 (60.00%) Defect Management
5 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
5 7 (46.67%) V-Model
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
5 7 (46.67%) VLAN
5 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
6 6 (40.00%) MS Office
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (33.33%) ZigBee
7 5 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
8 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (26.67%) Banking
8 4 (26.67%) Retail
9 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
9 3 (20.00%) LabVIEW

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) VLAN
2 5 (33.33%) ZigBee
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) GPRS
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Release Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Test Leader
4 3 (20.00%) Programme Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Programme Test Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Smart Metering Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Test Programme Manager
5 2 (13.33%) BSS Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) OSS Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior BSS Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior OSS Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Smart Meter
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Release Management
2 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
3 10 (66.67%) Case Management
3 10 (66.67%) Requirements Management
4 9 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 9 (60.00%) Defect Management
5 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
5 7 (46.67%) V-Model
5 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
6 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
7 4 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
7 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
7 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
8 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft