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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scalability Testing
Rank 404 430 405
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -25
Contract jobs citing Scalability Testing 10 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.053% 0.005% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
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£475 £150 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+216.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £150 -
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Scalability Testing
England

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
18761 19158 19398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.11% 76.59% 74.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13057 13421 13065
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 230 359
Average hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scalability Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +18 1 £451 +200.33%
Scalability Testing
England

Scalability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) HTTP
2 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
2 9 (81.82%) XML
2 9 (81.82%) Games
2 9 (81.82%) Ruby
2 9 (81.82%) JSON
2 9 (81.82%) Social Gaming
2 9 (81.82%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (81.82%) NoSQL
2 9 (81.82%) Sinatra
2 9 (81.82%) REST
2 9 (81.82%) Redis
3 7 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (27.27%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (27.27%) Online Games
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Node.js
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Programming
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 1 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) WebLogic

Scalability Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) HTTP
1 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (81.82%) NoSQL
1 9 (81.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JMeter
1 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (81.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Ruby Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Programmer
4 3 (27.27%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) XML
1 9 (81.82%) JSON
1 9 (81.82%) Sinatra
1 9 (81.82%) REST
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Social Gaming
2 3 (27.27%) Online Games
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Functional Programming
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Stress Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Volume Testing
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Ruby
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) HP