The table below looks at the statistics for Scalability Testing skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scalability Testing over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scalability Testing
Rank 629 646 626
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Contract jobs citing Scalability Testing 9 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.005% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.021% 0.007% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £231 £375 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% -23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
42021 44388 43486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.55% 81.15% 76.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28019 28757 28290
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1336 1206
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Scalability Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Scalability Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scalability Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +13 9 £231 -38.33% 2
East of England +15 7 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 5 - -
Hertfordshire - 5 - - 2
London -1 2 £231 -28.84%
Suffolk - 2 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -

Scalability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Scalability Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Scalability Testing.

1 8 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (58.33%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (58.33%) OWASP
2 7 (58.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (58.33%) Performance Engineering
2 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (25.00%) HEVC
3 3 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 3 (25.00%) Nagra
3 3 (25.00%) Widevine
3 3 (25.00%) PlayReady
3 3 (25.00%) Multicast
3 3 (25.00%) Tektronix
3 3 (25.00%) Video on Demand
3 3 (25.00%) Splunk
3 3 (25.00%) Nagios
3 3 (25.00%) DRM
3 3 (25.00%) MPEG
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) CA
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) TeMIP
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
5 1 (8.33%) Office 365
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint

Scalability Testing
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Multicast
2 1 (8.33%) Extranet
2 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Applications Consultant
1 7 (58.33%) Consultant
1 7 (58.33%) Security Consultant
2 6 (50.00%) Security Management Consultant
2 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) IPTV Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Video On Demand Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HEVC
1 3 (25.00%) PlayReady
1 3 (25.00%) Widevine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) MPEG
2 3 (25.00%) Video on Demand
3 1 (8.33%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (58.33%) OWASP
2 7 (58.33%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Performance Engineering
2 7 (58.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (25.00%) DRM
3 3 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Stress Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Nagios
1 3 (25.00%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) CA
1 3 (25.00%) HP
1 3 (25.00%) Nagra
1 3 (25.00%) Splunk
1 3 (25.00%) Tektronix