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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Stress Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £495 £288
% change year-on-year
-29.29% +72.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50
Stress Testing
England

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
2258 1946 1787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.31% 76.08% 75.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1212 943
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £260 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 90 109
Median hourly rate £20.50 £29.00 £34.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.31% -15.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £15.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 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 8 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Stress Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Stress Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware