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 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scalability Testing
UK
Rank 584 629 611
Rank change year-on-year +45 -18  
Contract jobs citing Scalability Testing 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.002% 0.002%
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36922 43751 41629
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.12% 82.86% 79.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24340 28690 25778
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1113 1192
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Scalability Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scalability Testing.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scalability Testing in the UK

Scalability Testing
Top 3 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 22 March 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
England +49 2 - -
London +13 2 - -
City of London - 1 - -

Scalability Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (57.14%) OWASP
1 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Engineering
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Stress Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Apache

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Extranet
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Applications Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Security Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Security Management Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Camel
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) OSGi
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
2 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) OWASP
1 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Engineering
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Stress Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA