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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scalability Testing
Rank 637 654 631
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -23
Contract jobs citing Scalability Testing 2 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.005% 0.020%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.006% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Median daily rate £350 £350 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £324 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £370 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
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
44128 46836 44243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 80.32% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29130 30462 27410
Median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1092 1273 1191
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 4 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 28 August 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 +2 2 £350 +1.08%
South East +6 1 £400 +15.52%
City of London - 1 £300 -
London - 1 £300 -

Scalability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Widevine
2 1 (25.00%) PlayReady
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) HEVC
2 1 (25.00%) Nagra
2 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Tektronix
2 1 (25.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IPTV Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Video On Demand Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HEVC
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) PlayReady
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) Widevine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) IPTV
1 1 (25.00%) MPEG
1 1 (25.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) CentOS
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) DRM
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CA
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Nagra
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) Splunk
1 1 (25.00%) Tektronix