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 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Stress Testing
Rank 245 - 261
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.026% - 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% - 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £338 - £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -23.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
6122 7605 7612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.16% 79.78% 76.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3642 4484 4265
Median daily rate £420 £400 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 312 282
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% +64.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 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
Berkshire - 2 £338 -
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 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 South East region with a requirement for Stress Testing.

1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) LabVIEW
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) ZigBee
2 2 (33.33%) V-Model
2 2 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) Case Management
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) IOS XR

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 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VLAN
1 2 (33.33%) ZigBee
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (16.67%) DSL
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) IOS XR
2 1 (16.67%) IPsec
2 1 (16.67%) Junos
2 1 (16.67%) L2TP
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) PPP
2 1 (16.67%) SNMP
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) X.21
2 1 (16.67%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) LabVIEW
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (16.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Case Management
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
1 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Release Management
1 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
1 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 2 (33.33%) V-Model
1 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Service Design
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Mitel
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) VMware