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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scalability Testing
Rank 622 605 583
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -22
Contract jobs citing Scalability Testing 3 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.020% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.007% 0.026% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £463 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.36% +208.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £150
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 6 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -21 2 £346 -25.17% 2
South East - 2 £346 -
Eastbourne - 1 £318 -
Basingstoke - 1 £375 -
East Sussex - 1 £318 -
Hampshire - 1 £375 -

Scalability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) DB2
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) System Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) Supply Chain Management
3 2 (22.22%) Google
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing

Scalability Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) JBehave
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Tester
4 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Hybris Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) System Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Coremetrics
3 1 (11.11%) hybris
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Endeca