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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scalability Testing
Rank 615 599 575
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -24
Contract jobs citing Scalability Testing 5 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.022% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.011% 0.029% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 1
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£394 £451 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.59% +200.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £275 £150
% change year-on-year
+40.90% +83.33%
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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scalability Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Scalability Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 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 31 July 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
England -34 3 £400 -11.20% 1
Basingstoke - 2 £388 -
Hampshire - 2 £388 -
South East - 2 £388 -
Edinburgh - 2 £388 -
Scotland - 2 £388 -
London -12 1 £550 +18.85% 1

Scalability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) DB2
2 2 (25.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) System Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 2 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management

Scalability Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) JBehave
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) TestLink
3 1 (12.50%) Robot Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) iSeries
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Debian
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) System Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) B2C
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) C
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Iperf
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Coremetrics
3 1 (12.50%) Agilent
3 1 (12.50%) hybris
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Endeca