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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 362 375 328
Rank change year-on-year +13 -47  
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 38 59 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.26% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.31% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 51 65
Median daily rate £600 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -4.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £388 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £320 £425
% change year-on-year +32.81% -24.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 16775 19211 17566
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.13% 85.14% 82.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12076 13900 12358
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 196 244
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.95% +10.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +5 9 £600 - 3
Croydon +10 1 £383 -
Docklands, London - 1 £650 -
Stress Testing
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 43 (58.90%) Banking
2 42 (57.53%) Finance
3 22 (30.14%) Market Risk
4 20 (27.40%) Big Data
4 20 (27.40%) Risk Management
4 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (24.66%) Oracle
6 16 (21.92%) SQL
7 15 (20.55%) Credit Risk
8 14 (19.18%) Java
9 13 (17.81%) Project Management
9 13 (17.81%) Degree
10 12 (16.44%) Scrum
10 12 (16.44%) C++
10 12 (16.44%) Analytics
11 11 (15.07%) REST
11 11 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (13.70%) QlikView
12 10 (13.70%) Computer Science
12 10 (13.70%) Scala
12 10 (13.70%) Hadoop
12 10 (13.70%) Apache Hive
12 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database
12 10 (13.70%) Apache Spark
13 9 (12.33%) Data Architecture
13 9 (12.33%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (12.33%) Derivative
13 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
13 9 (12.33%) SQL Server

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 10 (13.70%) Apache Spark
2 7 (9.59%) Apache Solr
3 4 (5.48%) CMS
3 4 (5.48%) Drupal
4 2 (2.74%) SAS
5 1 (1.37%) Confluence
5 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) BGP
1 1 (1.37%) HSRP
1 1 (1.37%) MPLS
1 1 (1.37%) OSPF
1 1 (1.37%) PPP
1 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.40%) Big Data
2 10 (13.70%) Apache Hive
2 10 (13.70%) Hadoop
2 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database
2 10 (13.70%) QlikView
3 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (9.59%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (9.59%) HBase
4 7 (9.59%) Impala
5 1 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.37%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.37%) OLTP
5 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) LoadRunner
2 5 (6.85%) JIRA
2 5 (6.85%) JMeter
3 3 (4.11%) Moq
3 3 (4.11%) MSTest
3 3 (4.11%) NUnit
3 3 (4.11%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.74%) Selenium
4 2 (2.74%) Toad
4 2 (2.74%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
General
1 43 (58.90%) Banking
2 42 (57.53%) Finance
3 8 (10.96%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.48%) Front Office
4 4 (5.48%) Marketing
5 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.11%) Retail
6 2 (2.74%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.37%) Billing
7 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (32.88%) Analyst
2 17 (23.29%) Developer
3 13 (17.81%) Business Analyst
3 13 (17.81%) Risk Analyst
4 11 (15.07%) Architect
5 9 (12.33%) Risk Business Analyst
6 8 (10.96%) Credit Analyst
6 8 (10.96%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 8 (10.96%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (9.59%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
7 7 (9.59%) Hadoop Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Scala Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Market Risk Analyst
9 5 (6.85%) Test Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) Consultant
10 4 (5.48%) Oracle Architect
11 3 (4.11%) Coordinator
11 3 (4.11%) Database Architect
11 3 (4.11%) Market Risk Business Analyst
11 3 (4.11%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) REST
2 8 (10.96%) HTML
3 7 (9.59%) Apache Avro
3 7 (9.59%) CSS
4 5 (6.85%) RESTful
5 4 (5.48%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.48%) Web Services
6 3 (4.11%) .NET
6 3 (4.11%) NumPy
6 3 (4.11%) Pandas
6 3 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (4.11%) WCF
6 3 (4.11%) WPF
7 2 (2.74%) XML
8 1 (1.37%) Apache Flex
8 1 (1.37%) J2EE
8 1 (1.37%) JSON
8 1 (1.37%) SOAP
8 1 (1.37%) Spring
8 1 (1.37%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.14%) Market Risk
2 15 (20.55%) Credit Risk
3 10 (13.70%) Computer Science
4 9 (12.33%) Derivative
5 8 (10.96%) Grid Computing
6 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (9.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (5.48%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.74%) iPad
8 2 (2.74%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.37%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (1.37%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (27.40%) Risk Management
2 13 (17.81%) Project Management
3 12 (16.44%) Analytics
3 12 (16.44%) Scrum
4 11 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (12.33%) Data Architecture
6 9 (12.33%) Planning and Forecasting
6 9 (12.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (10.96%) Validation
7 8 (10.96%) Visualisation
8 7 (9.59%) API Design
8 7 (9.59%) Data Visualisation
8 7 (9.59%) DevOps
8 7 (9.59%) Performance Testing
8 7 (9.59%) SDLC
8 7 (9.59%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (8.22%) Mathematics
9 6 (8.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.92%) SQL
2 14 (19.18%) Java
3 12 (16.44%) C++
4 10 (13.70%) Scala
5 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (10.96%) Python
7 4 (5.48%) VBA
8 3 (4.11%) C#
9 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.74%) R
10 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) CFA
3 2 (2.74%) ACCA
3 2 (2.74%) CIMA
3 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.37%) PhD
4 1 (1.37%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) QA
2 5 (6.85%) IFRS
2 5 (6.85%) IFRS 9
3 3 (4.11%) Basel III
3 3 (4.11%) CRD IV
3 3 (4.11%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (4.11%) PMO
4 2 (2.74%) COREP
4 2 (2.74%) IAS 39
5 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.37%) FINREP
5 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) Oozie
2 3 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (24.66%) Oracle
2 7 (9.59%) Cloudera
3 3 (4.11%) Bloomberg
3 3 (4.11%) Guidewire
3 3 (4.11%) HP
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.37%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.37%) Teradata
4 1 (1.37%) Workday
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