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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Stress Testing
Rank 242 235 211
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -24
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 13 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.034% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.046% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 7
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£370 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.50 - -
UK excluding London average 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
7404 6516 5534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.50% 72.91% 71.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4085 3477 2712
Average daily rate £398 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 272 307
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Stress Testing across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Stress Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Stress Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Stress Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 8 £370 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £488 - 1
Buckinghamshire -8 1 £500 +85.18%
Berkshire - - - -
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (43.75%) WebLogic
2 5 (31.25%) WebLOAD
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) J2EE
4 3 (18.75%) UNIX
4 3 (18.75%) JBoss
4 3 (18.75%) Apache
4 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
4 3 (18.75%) Toad
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
4 3 (18.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 3 (18.75%) Solvency II
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (12.50%) ITSM
5 2 (12.50%) Remedy
5 2 (12.50%) ISEB
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
5 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (12.50%) Selenium
6 1 (6.25%) User Experience
6 1 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (6.25%) C

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (43.75%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) JBoss
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) Tuxedo
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) WebLOAD
2 3 (18.75%) Toad
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) Subversion
4 1 (6.25%) JUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) WebLogic Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Web Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Web Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Solvency II Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) J2EE
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) GIS
1 1 (6.25%) VHDL
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Validation
2 2 (12.50%) ITSM
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) TDD
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Use Case
3 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Web Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (6.25%) BDD
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) SOA
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Solvency II
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Remedy
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