Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 877 887 897
Rank change year-on-year +10 +10 -41
Contract jobs citing Scalability Testing 7 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.011% 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.008% 0.014% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
UK median daily rate £500 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -17.24% -23.68%
10th Percentile £470 £228 £308
90th Percentile £538 £385 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +40.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Scalability Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87155 88463 92228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.47% 83.90% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58071 58482 59737
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.91% +3.25%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £631 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2066 2352 2726
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £49.88 £48.75 £47.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.04% +3.16% +18.75%

Scalability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Scalability Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Scalability Testing in the UK

Scalability Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scalability Testing in the UK

Scalability Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scalability Testing in the UK

Scalability Testing
Top 2 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +10 7 £500 +66.67% 1
London -27 7 £500 +88.24%

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 with a requirement for Scalability Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) High Availability
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) OSGi
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (42.86%) Apache Camel
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) GWT
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) Spring
4 3 (42.86%) JSF
4 3 (42.86%) Ajax
4 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Extreme Programming
4 3 (42.86%) Clustering
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) OO

Scalability Testing
Co-occurring 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 3 (42.86%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) Appium
4 2 (28.57%) Gatling
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Jasmine
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) JMeter
4 2 (28.57%) JUnit
4 2 (28.57%) Mocha
4 2 (28.57%) PhantomJS
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Developer in Test
4 1 (14.29%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Ajax
1 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Camel
1 3 (42.86%) GWT
1 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
1 3 (42.86%) JSF
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
1 3 (42.86%) OSGi
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) Jest
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) FMCG
3 1 (14.29%) Fintech
3 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Extreme Programming
3 3 (42.86%) High Availability
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) RUP
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) ATDD
4 2 (28.57%) Data Extraction
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Web Accessibility
4 2 (28.57%) Web Design
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle