The first table below looks at the demand for the Performance Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Test Analyst
Rank 546 531 526
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 23 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.052% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.056% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 16
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£338 £338 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £233 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £393 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £344 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44977 43051 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.56% 92.64% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27854 25792 27963
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1992 2536
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.26 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Performance Test Analyst
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Performance Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Performance Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Performance Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Performance Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Performance Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Test Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Performance Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Performance Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Test Analyst across the England region.

Performance Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Performance Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -1 9 - - 1
London +3 7 £400 +6.66% 2
South West - 1 £350 -
East of England - 1 - -
North East - - - -
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Performance Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 40 (80.00%) LoadRunner
2 36 (72.00%) Performance Testing
3 20 (40.00%) HP
4 17 (34.00%) Test Scripting
5 15 (30.00%) Oracle
6 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
7 13 (26.00%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (24.00%) UNIX
8 12 (24.00%) Windows
8 12 (24.00%) JMeter
9 11 (22.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 11 (22.00%) HTTP
9 11 (22.00%) SQL
10 10 (20.00%) Test Strategy
10 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 10 (20.00%) Load Testing
11 9 (18.00%) ISTQB
11 9 (18.00%) Finance
11 9 (18.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (16.00%) C#
13 7 (14.00%) Knowledge Management
13 7 (14.00%) Software Testing
13 7 (14.00%) Stress Testing
13 7 (14.00%) HTML
13 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
13 7 (14.00%) Oracle EBS
14 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (12.00%) DNS
14 6 (12.00%) HTTPS
14 6 (12.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

Performance Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 4 (8.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.00%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) HTTP
2 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.00%) DNS
3 6 (12.00%) HTTPS
4 3 (6.00%) SAN
5 1 (2.00%) PuTTY
5 1 (2.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) SQLPlus
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 40 (80.00%) LoadRunner
2 12 (24.00%) JMeter
3 11 (22.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (6.00%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (4.00%) JIRA
5 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.00%) Zephyr
5 2 (4.00%) JUnit
6 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.00%) Toad
6 1 (2.00%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (2.00%) LoadUI
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) HTML
2 6 (12.00%) .NET
2 6 (12.00%) J2EE
2 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (12.00%) JSP
3 4 (8.00%) Web Services
4 3 (6.00%) Ajax
4 3 (6.00%) SOAP
5 2 (4.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.00%) Statistics
1 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) UNIX
1 12 (24.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Windows 2000
2 6 (12.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) AIX
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (72.00%) Performance Testing
2 17 (34.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 10 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 7 (14.00%) Stress Testing
4 7 (14.00%) Knowledge Management
4 7 (14.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.00%) Analytics
6 5 (10.00%) Test Management
6 5 (10.00%) Volume Testing
6 5 (10.00%) Scalability Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Quantitative Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.00%) Automation Testing
9 2 (4.00%) Performance Engineering
9 2 (4.00%) Functional Testing
9 2 (4.00%) Mobile Commerce
10 1 (2.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) SQL
2 8 (16.00%) C#
3 6 (12.00%) Java
3 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.00%) VB
6 2 (4.00%) C
7 1 (2.00%) VBA
7 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (18.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (18.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (8.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) HP
2 15 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.00%) IBM
4 2 (4.00%) Adobe
4 2 (4.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.00%) Citrix
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
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