The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 626 605
Rank change year-on-year +48 -21  
Contract jobs citing Scalability Testing 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.006% 0.002% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £500 £525 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +35.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £383
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36004 40667 41211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.73% 83.47% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23651 27315 26961
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 954 1137
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Scalability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Scalability Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scalability Testing in England

Scalability Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scalability Testing in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scalability Testing in England

Scalability Testing
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
London +7 2 £500 -4.76%
Scalability Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region with a requirement for Scalability Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 2 (50.00%) FMCG
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) Mocha
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) ATDD
2 2 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) PhantomJS
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (50.00%) BrowserStack
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Java

Scalability Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Mocha
1 2 (50.00%) PhantomJS
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) OSGi
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) FMCG
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) ATDD
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) Data Extraction
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
1 2 (50.00%) Web Design
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Cash Management
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA