The first table below looks at the demand for Stress Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 11 July 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 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 116 117 109
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 1 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.043% 0.096% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.14% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 17
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£275 £360 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% -34.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.85% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1674 1478 1771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 72.78% 70.85% 70.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1077 813 988
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 57 52
Average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £16.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +120.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Stress Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Stress Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Stress Testing Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Stress Testing
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Stress Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire - - - - 2
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Software Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Software Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Halifax, West Yorkshire
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