The table below looks at the statistics for Stress Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Stress Testing
Rank 137 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.064% 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.088% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£474 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £300 £425
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year
+168.00% -
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2272 1784 1774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.29% 71.65% 70.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1533 1145 1116
Average daily rate £413 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 99 100
Average hourly rate £36.40 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.81% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.75 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Stress Testing across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Stress Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Stress Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Stress Testing Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Stress Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Stress Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Stress Testing
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
Wiltshire -5 1 £524 - 1
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) BPMN
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) SAS
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) BPMN
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Quantitative Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) VB
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
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