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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Test Analyst
Rank 548 548 549
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 30 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.044% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.047% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 11
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£513 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £289 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £417 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £323 £301
% change year-on-year
-19.37% +7.05%
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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +19 12 £550 +46.66%
South East +3 6 - -
East Midlands - 5 £288 -
North West -4 4 - - 1
Yorkshire -1 1 £260 -25.71% 1
East of England - 1 - -
South West - - - -
North East - - - -
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UK

Performance Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 43 (78.18%) Performance Testing
2 37 (67.27%) LoadRunner
3 19 (34.55%) HP
3 19 (34.55%) Windows
4 16 (29.09%) Test Scripting
4 16 (29.09%) Security Cleared
5 15 (27.27%) SQL
5 15 (27.27%) .NET
5 15 (27.27%) Oracle
6 14 (25.45%) C#
6 14 (25.45%) TCP/IP
6 14 (25.45%) HP Quality Center
7 13 (23.64%) JMeter
7 13 (23.64%) Finance
8 12 (21.82%) Java
8 12 (21.82%) UNIX
9 11 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 11 (20.00%) HTTP
9 11 (20.00%) DNS
9 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 11 (20.00%) Load Testing
10 10 (18.18%) Test Strategy
11 9 (16.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (16.36%) ISTQB
12 8 (14.55%) Low Latency
13 7 (12.73%) Performance Analysis
13 7 (12.73%) Knowledge Management
13 7 (12.73%) Software Testing
13 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (12.73%) Oracle EBS

Performance Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (7.27%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.45%) TCP/IP
2 11 (20.00%) HTTP
2 11 (20.00%) DNS
3 6 (10.91%) HTTPS
4 4 (7.27%) Wireshark
4 4 (7.27%) tcpdump
5 3 (5.45%) SAN
6 2 (3.64%) FTP
6 2 (3.64%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
1 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.82%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 37 (67.27%) LoadRunner
2 13 (23.64%) JMeter
3 11 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.64%) JUnit
5 2 (3.64%) Toad
5 2 (3.64%) JIRA
5 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.64%) Zephyr
5 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.82%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (1.82%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.82%) SilkPerformer
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Games
3 3 (5.45%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) .NET
2 7 (12.73%) HTML
3 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.91%) JSP
4 5 (9.09%) SOAP
4 5 (9.09%) Web Services
5 4 (7.27%) J2EE
5 4 (7.27%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (3.64%) Ajax
6 2 (3.64%) JPA
7 1 (1.82%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) User Experience
2 4 (7.27%) Spread Betting
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Derivative
4 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.82%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.82%) Statistics
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) Windows
2 12 (21.82%) UNIX
3 6 (10.91%) Windows XP
3 6 (10.91%) Linux
3 6 (10.91%) Windows 2000
3 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) AIX
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (78.18%) Performance Testing
2 16 (29.09%) Test Scripting
3 11 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 10 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 8 (14.55%) Low Latency
6 7 (12.73%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (12.73%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (12.73%) Software Testing
6 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.73%) Stress Testing
7 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.91%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (9.09%) Analytics
8 5 (9.09%) Test Management
8 5 (9.09%) Volume Testing
8 5 (9.09%) Scalability Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Quantitative Analysis
10 3 (5.45%) Regression Testing
11 2 (3.64%) ETL
11 2 (3.64%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) SQL
2 14 (25.45%) C#
3 12 (21.82%) Java
4 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.09%) C++
6 3 (5.45%) VB
7 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.82%) VBA
7 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (16.36%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.82%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 14 (25.45%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (7.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) HP
2 15 (27.27%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) SAP
4 3 (5.45%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) IBM
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
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