The table below looks at the statistics for Stress Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank - 101 -
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.098% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £175 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £315 £500
% change year-on-year
+50.79% -37.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1637 1414 1421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.32% 69.04% 67.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 792 689
Average daily rate £375 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 65 129
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £12.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.68 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Stress Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Stress Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Stress Testing Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Stress Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (100.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos