The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Test Analyst
Rank 565 548 532
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 30 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.045% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.048% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 14
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£365 £338 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £243 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £419 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Performance Test Analyst
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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 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
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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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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
London +3 12 £365 -8.75%
North West - 7 £279 -
South West -6 3 £356 +1.78%
Midlands - 3 £500 -
West Midlands - 2 £380 -
South Coast +1 1 - -
East Midlands -3 1 £350 +21.73%
South East -17 1 £450 -
North East - 1 £315 -
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Performance Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 34 (60.71%) Performance Testing
2 29 (51.79%) LoadRunner
3 23 (41.07%) SQL
4 21 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 16 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 16 (28.57%) .NET
6 14 (25.00%) Oracle
6 14 (25.00%) JMeter
6 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
7 13 (23.21%) HP
7 13 (23.21%) Windows
8 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
9 11 (19.64%) Java
10 10 (17.86%) Test Automation
10 10 (17.86%) Test Strategy
11 9 (16.07%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (16.07%) Linux
12 8 (14.29%) UNIX
12 8 (14.29%) Finance
12 8 (14.29%) Stress Testing
12 8 (14.29%) ISTQB
12 8 (14.29%) JIRA
13 7 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (12.50%) V-Model
13 7 (12.50%) DV Cleared
13 7 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
13 7 (12.50%) Scrum
13 7 (12.50%) ISEB

Performance Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.79%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Wireshark
2 2 (3.57%) HTTP
2 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) VoltDB
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (51.79%) LoadRunner
2 14 (25.00%) JMeter
3 8 (14.29%) JIRA
4 7 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (8.93%) Rational Performance Tester
6 4 (7.14%) SoapUI
6 4 (7.14%) NeoLoad
6 4 (7.14%) HP UFT
7 3 (5.36%) Maven
7 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
7 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.36%) IntelliJ
7 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.57%) Facilita Forecast
8 2 (3.57%) LoadUI
8 2 (3.57%) WebLOAD
9 1 (1.79%) Selenium
9 1 (1.79%) eggPlant
9 1 (1.79%) JProfiler
9 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) .NET
2 7 (12.50%) SOAP
3 2 (3.57%) Web Services
3 2 (3.57%) XML
3 2 (3.57%) ODBC
3 2 (3.57%) XML Messaging
4 1 (1.79%) Ajax
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.79%) J2EE
4 1 (1.79%) Middleware
4 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) N-Tier
2 4 (7.14%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.57%) New Media
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Linux
3 8 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (60.71%) Performance Testing
2 16 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (17.86%) Test Automation
4 10 (17.86%) Test Strategy
5 9 (16.07%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (14.29%) Stress Testing
7 7 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (12.50%) Scrum
7 7 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
7 7 (12.50%) V-Model
8 6 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (10.71%) Open Source
9 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.14%) Load Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Resilience Testing
10 3 (5.36%) High Availability
10 3 (5.36%) Low Latency
10 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) SQL
2 11 (19.64%) Java
3 6 (10.71%) C#
4 3 (5.36%) Perl
4 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.79%) C
6 1 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 7 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 7 (12.50%) ISEB
5 3 (5.36%) Degree
6 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.36%) Nessus
3 1 (1.79%) nmon
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Oracle
2 13 (23.21%) HP
3 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.36%) SOASTA, Inc
4 3 (5.36%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.79%) Remedy
6 1 (1.79%) ATG
6 1 (1.79%) Citrix
6 1 (1.79%) SAP
6 1 (1.79%) Siebel
6 1 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) Capita
6 1 (1.79%) Splunk
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