The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Stress Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Stress Testing
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 363 390 387
Rank change year-on-year +27 -3  
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 55 34 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 41
Median daily rate £525 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £431 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Stress Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17729 18243 19239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.64% 85.33% 82.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12696 13342 13634
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £628 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 156 260
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £46.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Stress Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Stress Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Stress Testing in London

Stress Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Stress Testing in London

Stress Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stress Testing in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Stress Testing in London

Stress Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Stress Testing in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Stress Testing in London

Stress Testing
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Stress Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 2 £710 +57.77% 1
Docklands, London - 2 £675 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £575 -
Osterley - 1 £284 -
Wimbledon - 1 £450 -
Stress Testing
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for Stress Testing.

1 51 (54.84%) Finance
2 50 (53.76%) Banking
3 39 (41.94%) Market Risk
4 32 (34.41%) Risk Management
5 31 (33.33%) SQL
6 25 (26.88%) Big Data
7 20 (21.51%) Java
7 20 (21.51%) Credit Risk
8 19 (20.43%) Oracle
9 18 (19.35%) Python
9 18 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (17.20%) Front Office
10 16 (17.20%) Analytics
11 15 (16.13%) Derivative
12 14 (15.05%) C++
12 14 (15.05%) Degree
13 13 (13.98%) Investment Banking
14 12 (12.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (11.83%) Oracle Database
15 11 (11.83%) JavaScript
15 11 (11.83%) VBA
16 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
16 10 (10.75%) Computer Science
16 10 (10.75%) Hadoop
16 10 (10.75%) Scenario Testing
17 9 (9.68%) Greeks
17 9 (9.68%) JIRA
17 9 (9.68%) Mathematics
17 9 (9.68%) Web Services

Stress Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.38%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.15%) SAS
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.08%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.88%) Big Data
2 11 (11.83%) Oracle Database
3 10 (10.75%) Hadoop
3 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.30%) Apache Hive
4 4 (4.30%) QlikView
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.15%) MySQL
7 1 (1.08%) Apache Zeppelin
7 1 (1.08%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.08%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.08%) HBase
7 1 (1.08%) MS Access
7 1 (1.08%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) JIRA
2 6 (6.45%) JMeter
3 5 (5.38%) LoadRunner
4 4 (4.30%) NUnit
5 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.23%) Moq
5 3 (3.23%) MSTest
5 3 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.15%) JConsole
6 2 (2.15%) LoadUI
6 2 (2.15%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.08%) Gatling
7 1 (1.08%) JUnit
7 1 (1.08%) Selenium
7 1 (1.08%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.08%) The Grinder
7 1 (1.08%) Toad
General
1 51 (54.84%) Finance
2 50 (53.76%) Banking
3 16 (17.20%) Front Office
4 13 (13.98%) Investment Banking
5 6 (6.45%) Financial Institution
6 5 (5.38%) Back Office
7 3 (3.23%) Legal
7 3 (3.23%) Retail
7 3 (3.23%) Retail Banking
8 2 (2.15%) Marketing
8 2 (2.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (35.48%) Analyst
2 25 (26.88%) Developer
3 24 (25.81%) Risk Analyst
4 19 (20.43%) Business Analyst
5 16 (17.20%) Risk Business Analyst
6 15 (16.13%) Architect
7 14 (15.05%) Market Risk Analyst
8 9 (9.68%) Market Risk Business Analyst
8 9 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (8.60%) Qualitative Analyst
9 8 (8.60%) Quantitative Analyst
10 7 (7.53%) Credit Analyst
10 7 (7.53%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 6 (6.45%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
11 6 (6.45%) Market Analyst
11 6 (6.45%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
11 6 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (5.38%) Banking Analyst
12 5 (5.38%) Consultant
12 5 (5.38%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.68%) .NET
1 9 (9.68%) HTML
1 9 (9.68%) Web Services
2 4 (4.30%) AngularJS
2 4 (4.30%) CSS
2 4 (4.30%) HTML5
2 4 (4.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (4.30%) WPF
3 3 (3.23%) NumPy
3 3 (3.23%) Pandas
3 3 (3.23%) REST
3 3 (3.23%) WCF
4 2 (2.15%) D3.js
4 2 (2.15%) Highcharts JS
4 2 (2.15%) MDX
5 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.08%) Kafka
5 1 (1.08%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 39 (41.94%) Market Risk
2 20 (21.51%) Credit Risk
3 15 (16.13%) Derivative
4 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (12.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (10.75%) Computer Science
6 7 (7.53%) Algorithms
7 5 (5.38%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (4.30%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (3.23%) Equities
9 3 (3.23%) Fixed Income
9 3 (3.23%) Grid Computing
9 3 (3.23%) OTC Derivatives
10 2 (2.15%) Client/Server
10 2 (2.15%) IPTV
10 2 (2.15%) STB
11 1 (1.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.53%) Linux
2 2 (2.15%) Unix
3 1 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.41%) Risk Management
2 18 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.20%) Analytics
4 10 (10.75%) Scenario Testing
5 9 (9.68%) Greeks
5 9 (9.68%) Mathematics
6 8 (8.60%) Change Management
6 8 (8.60%) Performance Testing
6 8 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.53%) SDLC
7 7 (7.53%) Test Automation
7 7 (7.53%) Test Scripting
8 6 (6.45%) Scrum
8 6 (6.45%) Test Strategy
8 6 (6.45%) Validation
9 5 (5.38%) Load Testing
9 5 (5.38%) Migration
9 5 (5.38%) Monte Carlo Method
9 5 (5.38%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (5.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (33.33%) SQL
2 20 (21.51%) Java
3 18 (19.35%) Python
4 14 (15.05%) C++
5 11 (11.83%) JavaScript
5 11 (11.83%) VBA
6 8 (8.60%) R
7 5 (5.38%) Scala
8 4 (4.30%) C#
9 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (15.05%) Degree
2 6 (6.45%) CFA
3 5 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (4.30%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (2.15%) ACCA
5 2 (2.15%) CIMA
5 2 (2.15%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.15%) PhD
6 1 (1.08%) ISEB
6 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.08%) SAS Certification
6 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) IFRS
1 8 (8.60%) IFRS 9
2 3 (3.23%) Basel III
2 3 (3.23%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (3.23%) IAS 39
2 3 (3.23%) QA
3 2 (2.15%) Basel II
3 2 (2.15%) CRD IV
3 2 (2.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.08%) COREP
4 1 (1.08%) MiFID
4 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Perfmon
2 2 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (20.43%) Oracle
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.30%) Bloomberg
4 3 (3.23%) HP
4 3 (3.23%) New Relic
4 3 (3.23%) SAP
5 2 (2.15%) Dynatrace
5 2 (2.15%) Teradata
5 2 (2.15%) Wallstreet Suite
6 1 (1.08%) Applix
6 1 (1.08%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.08%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.08%) Murex
6 1 (1.08%) Workday
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