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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Stress Testing
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank - 44 -
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 1.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.53% -
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
427 391 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 83.73% 75.48% 77.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 266 151
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 £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £587 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 9
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.00 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -17.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £9.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £19.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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