The table below looks at the statistics for Stress Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 90 88 94
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.15% 0.076% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£425 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £374 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -12.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Stress Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
986 970 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 73.25% 73.48% 70.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 607 456
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 37 50
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Stress Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Stress Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Stress Testing Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Stress Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Stress Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Stress Testing
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
Staines - - - -
Stress Testing
South East

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) VHDL
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (20.00%) Compuware
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) JRules
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) WebLOAD
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cordys
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
1 1 (20.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Toad
1 1 (20.00%) Introscope
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) WebLOAD
1 1 (20.00%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Web Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
1 2 (40.00%) VHDL
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Compuware
1 1 (20.00%) CA
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy