The table below looks at the statistics 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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 96 - 104
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.063% - 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.082% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £394 £425
% change year-on-year
-13.65% -7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Stress Testing
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1223 1150 1427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.44% 78.55% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 645 757
Average daily rate £355 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £239 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 40 34
Average hourly rate £12.50 £31.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.67% +87.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £54.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 22 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Quantitative Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Resilience Testing

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Quantitative Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Resilience Testing
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft