The table below looks at the statistics for Scalability Testing skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scalability Testing over the 3 months to 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scalability Testing
Rank 601 592 550
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -42
Contract jobs citing Scalability Testing 2 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.016% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.022% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
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£339 £240 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.14% -38.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £240 -
% change year-on-year
+41.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42551 41554 35053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.42% 74.95% 73.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 26626 26073 20902
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1241 1216 1044
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.99 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% -9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Scalability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Scalability Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Scalability Testing
Daily Rate Trend

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

Scalability Testing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Scalability Testing
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Scalability Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Scalability Testing
Top 4 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 7 May 2015. 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
South East -4 2 £339 +8.40%
England -11 2 £339 +41.14% 2
Hampshire -1 1 £300 -
Berkshire -6 1 £378 +20.80%

Scalability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) WebSockets
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (25.00%) TestLink
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (25.00%) iptables
2 1 (25.00%) Robot Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Iperf
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Debian
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis

Scalability Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) TestLink
1 1 (25.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Games
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) WebSockets
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Debian
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Iperf
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) Agilent