The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Scalability Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scalability Testing over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scalability Testing
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 129
Contract jobs citing Scalability Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - - 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Scalability Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1752 1991 2059
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.41% 80.28% 78.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1081 1177 1193
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 129 160
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.39 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Scalability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Scalability Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Scalability Testing in the East of England

Scalability Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scalability Testing in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scalability Testing in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 across the East of England region with a requirement for Scalability Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) OWASP
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre

Scalability Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Applications Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OWASP
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management