The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Test Analyst
Rank 52 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.90% 0.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£344 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
435 371 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.19% 97.38% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 285 186
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £199 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £472 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +26.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £132.30 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Performance Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Test Analyst in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Performance Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Performance Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Test Analyst across the Cardiff region.

Performance Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Performance Test Analyst
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Performance Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Performance Test Analyst in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) BeanShell
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) JBoss
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports

Performance Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Performance Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Performance Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) BeanShell
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle