The table below looks at the statistics for Scalability Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scalability Testing over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scalability Testing
Rank 393 395 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Scalability Testing 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.009% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.006% 0.012% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16368 17109 15026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.97% 78.24% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11726 11840 10436
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 240 307
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.56 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.49% -16.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £79.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

Scalability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Scalability Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Scalability Testing
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Scalability Testing Daily Rate Trend in London

Scalability Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Scalability Testing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Scalability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Scalability 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 Scalability Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Social Gaming
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) OSGi
3 1 (25.00%) Sinatra
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) WebSockets
3 1 (25.00%) Redis
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) RUP
3 1 (25.00%) SonicMQ

Scalability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Scalability 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 Scalability Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Redis
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) SonicMQ
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) OSGi
1 1 (25.00%) Sinatra
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) WebSockets
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Online Games
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Social Gaming
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) RUP
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) HP