The first table below looks at the demand for Stress Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Swindon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 47 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.45% 0.37% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £330 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £363 £481
% change year-on-year
-17.24% -24.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
347 215 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 78.15% 79.63% 69.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 176 189
Average daily rate £413 £423 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.36% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Average hourly rate £23.00 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.37% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Stress Testing
Wiltshire

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Stress Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Stress Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Stress Testing Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Stress Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Basel II
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) VBA
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Data Management
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (20.00%) Market Risk
4 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
4 1 (20.00%) ACCA
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) CIMA
4 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
4 1 (20.00%) Retail

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Project Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Manager
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (20.00%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) System Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ACCA
1 1 (20.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Basel II
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP