The table below looks at the statistics for Stress Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Stress Testing
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank - 47 -
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 1.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
360 402 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 81.45% 78.82% 81.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 281 187
Median daily rate £425 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 9
Median hourly rate £20.97 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.06% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £9.00 £7.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £28.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Stress Testing
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Stress Testing Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire