The first table below looks at the demand for Stress Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 1 August 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 West Yorkshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 94 94 101
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 1 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.060% 0.066% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.088% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 11
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1297 1136 1363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.71% 75.13% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 604 772
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 41 35
Average hourly rate £14.25 £33.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.81% +88.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.90 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Stress Testing
Yorkshire

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Stress Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Stress Testing
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Stress Testing Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Stress Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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