The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Performance Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Test Analyst
Rank 608 582 569
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 21 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.049% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.051% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 10
Median daily rate £388 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £294 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £337
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £375 £306
% change year-on-year
-4.66% +22.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Performance Test Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47514 46808 45430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.72% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31391 29406 28519
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1352 1865 1936
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Performance Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Performance Test Analyst in the job title.

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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 10 £425 +6.25% 1
North West -11 4 £351 -19.02%
West Midlands -11 2 £410 +7.89%
North East - 2 £338 -
East of England +5 1 £375 -
South East -21 1 £463 +44.53%
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Performance Test Analyst
UK

Performance Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Performance Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Performance Test Analyst in the job title.

1 35 (67.31%) Performance Testing
2 33 (63.46%) LoadRunner
3 24 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
4 16 (30.77%) JMeter
5 14 (26.92%) HTTP
6 12 (23.08%) HP
6 12 (23.08%) Java
6 12 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 10 (19.23%) Selenium
7 10 (19.23%) SQL
7 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (17.31%) HP UFT
9 8 (15.38%) Software Testing
9 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
10 7 (13.46%) SoapUI
10 7 (13.46%) Test Strategy
10 7 (13.46%) ISTQB
10 7 (13.46%) Citrix
10 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
11 6 (11.54%) C#
11 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
11 6 (11.54%) IBM
11 6 (11.54%) Middleware
11 6 (11.54%) JIRA
11 6 (11.54%) QA
11 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
11 6 (11.54%) Automation Testing
11 6 (11.54%) NeoLoad
12 5 (9.62%) Open Source
12 5 (9.62%) Oracle

Performance Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) HTTP
2 2 (3.85%) SMTP
2 2 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (63.46%) LoadRunner
2 16 (30.77%) JMeter
3 10 (19.23%) Selenium
4 9 (17.31%) HP UFT
5 7 (13.46%) SoapUI
6 6 (11.54%) JIRA
6 6 (11.54%) NeoLoad
6 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
7 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
7 4 (7.69%) Maven
8 3 (5.77%) eggPlant
8 3 (5.77%) Gatling
8 3 (5.77%) Rational Performance Tester
8 3 (5.77%) SilkPerformer
8 3 (5.77%) The Grinder
8 3 (5.77%) VisualVM
8 3 (5.77%) WebLOAD
8 3 (5.77%) YourKit
9 2 (3.85%) LoadUI
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Front Office
3 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) Middleware
2 4 (7.69%) SOAP
2 4 (7.69%) Web Services
3 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
3 3 (5.77%) HTML
3 3 (5.77%) Spring
4 1 (1.92%) .NET
4 1 (1.92%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.92%) AS400
2 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.92%) Hedge funds
2 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Unix
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (67.31%) Performance Testing
2 24 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
3 12 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 7 (13.46%) Test Strategy
7 6 (11.54%) Automation Testing
8 5 (9.62%) Open Source
9 4 (7.69%) Load Testing
9 4 (7.69%) SDLC
10 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.77%) Defect Tracking
10 3 (5.77%) Information Assurance
10 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (5.77%) Security Testing
10 3 (5.77%) Server Monitoring
10 3 (5.77%) Test Automation
11 2 (3.85%) CRM
11 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.85%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) Java
2 10 (19.23%) SQL
3 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.54%) C#
5 3 (5.77%) C
5 3 (5.77%) CoffeeScript
5 3 (5.77%) Python
5 3 (5.77%) Ruby
5 3 (5.77%) Scala
5 3 (5.77%) VBA
5 3 (5.77%) VBScript
6 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) ISTQB
3 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.69%) ISEB
5 3 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.92%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.92%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) HP
2 7 (13.46%) Citrix
3 6 (11.54%) IBM
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle
5 4 (7.69%) AppDynamics
5 4 (7.69%) Dynatrace
6 3 (5.77%) New Relic
6 3 (5.77%) Siebel
7 2 (3.85%) Capita
8 1 (1.92%) CA
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.92%) VMware