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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Test Analyst
Rank 561 581 561
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 35 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.025% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.027% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 5
Average daily rate £363 £525 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £415 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £500 £390
% change year-on-year
-31.50% +28.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
44626 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29076 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +12 11 £406 -22.61% 1
Yorkshire -14 8 £341 -
North West -16 5 £340 -32.00%
South East +20 4 £415 -
West Midlands - 3 £328 -
East of England - 3 £275 -
South West - 1 £345 -
Performance Test Analyst
UK

Performance Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 58 (74.36%) Performance Testing
2 46 (58.97%) LoadRunner
3 36 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
4 23 (29.49%) JMeter
5 20 (25.64%) SQL
5 20 (25.64%) Test Scripting
6 19 (24.36%) QA
6 19 (24.36%) Java
6 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
7 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
7 17 (21.79%) HP
8 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (16.67%) Selenium
10 12 (15.38%) ISTQB
10 12 (15.38%) Visual Studio
10 12 (15.38%) Cucumber
11 11 (14.10%) SoapUI
12 10 (12.82%) JIRA
12 10 (12.82%) ISEB
12 10 (12.82%) Test Strategy
13 9 (11.54%) C#
13 9 (11.54%) Software Testing
13 9 (11.54%) Retail
14 8 (10.26%) Finance
14 8 (10.26%) Ruby
14 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared
14 8 (10.26%) .NET
14 8 (10.26%) Oracle
14 8 (10.26%) HP UFT
14 8 (10.26%) Automation Testing

Performance Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (1.28%) JBoss
2 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) HTTP
2 3 (3.85%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.56%) VPN
4 1 (1.28%) FTP
4 1 (1.28%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.28%) SMTP
4 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (58.97%) LoadRunner
2 23 (29.49%) JMeter
3 13 (16.67%) Selenium
4 12 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 12 (15.38%) Visual Studio
5 11 (14.10%) SoapUI
6 10 (12.82%) JIRA
7 8 (10.26%) HP UFT
8 7 (8.97%) Gatling
8 7 (8.97%) Maven
9 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
9 6 (7.69%) SilkPerformer
9 6 (7.69%) The Grinder
9 6 (7.69%) VisualVM
9 6 (7.69%) YourKit
10 5 (6.41%) SpecFlow
11 4 (5.13%) eggPlant
12 3 (3.85%) LoadUI
12 3 (3.85%) WebLOAD
13 2 (2.56%) Introscope
General
1 9 (11.54%) Retail
2 8 (10.26%) Finance
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) .NET
2 6 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 6 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 6 (7.69%) Spring
3 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.13%) SOAP
3 4 (5.13%) Web Services
3 4 (5.13%) XML
4 2 (2.56%) CSS
4 2 (2.56%) HTML
5 1 (1.28%) JDBC
5 1 (1.28%) Middleware
5 1 (1.28%) ODBC
5 1 (1.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.56%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.28%) AS400
4 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.28%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Windows
2 5 (6.41%) Unix
3 4 (5.13%) Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (74.36%) Performance Testing
2 36 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
3 20 (25.64%) Test Scripting
4 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.82%) Test Strategy
6 9 (11.54%) Software Testing
7 8 (10.26%) Automation Testing
8 7 (8.97%) Load Testing
9 6 (7.69%) Defect Management
9 6 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (7.69%) Scrum
9 6 (7.69%) System Testing
10 5 (6.41%) Functional Testing
10 5 (6.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 4 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (5.13%) Open Source
11 4 (5.13%) SDLC
12 3 (3.85%) Business Continuity
12 3 (3.85%) SOA
12 3 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.64%) SQL
2 19 (24.36%) Java
3 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.54%) C#
5 8 (10.26%) Ruby
6 7 (8.97%) Python
6 7 (8.97%) VBScript
7 6 (7.69%) CoffeeScript
7 6 (7.69%) Scala
7 6 (7.69%) VBA
8 5 (6.41%) C++
9 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.85%) C
10 3 (3.85%) VB
11 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 10 (12.82%) ISEB
4 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.56%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.36%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (3.85%) Nessus
2 2 (2.56%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (1.28%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.28%) nmon
3 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) HP
2 8 (10.26%) Oracle
3 7 (8.97%) AppDynamics
3 7 (8.97%) Dynatrace
3 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.69%) IBM
4 6 (7.69%) New Relic
5 5 (6.41%) VMware
6 4 (5.13%) Citrix
7 2 (2.56%) Capita
8 1 (1.28%) CA
8 1 (1.28%) SOASTA, Inc