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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Test Analyst
Rank 538 556 546
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 50 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.053% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.057% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 14
Average daily rate
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£353 £456 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.73% +28.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £259 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £553 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £260 £350
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
49918 47231 45321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.31% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32491 29236 27556
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £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 1858 1876 1985
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +4 22 £424 -22.95%
Yorkshire -18 11 £350 +34.61%
North West -22 7 £294 -
South West - 4 £263 -
East Midlands -7 2 £353 +22.60%
East of England +5 1 £325 -
South Coast 0 1 - -
South East -27 1 £450 -
Midlands - 1 £500 -
North East - 1 £315 -
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Performance Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 48 (72.73%) Performance Testing
2 39 (59.09%) LoadRunner
3 26 (39.39%) SQL
4 22 (33.33%) JMeter
5 21 (31.82%) .NET
6 19 (28.79%) HP
7 18 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
8 17 (25.76%) Security Cleared
9 16 (24.24%) VMware
9 16 (24.24%) C#
10 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
11 13 (19.70%) Finance
12 12 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (18.18%) XML
12 12 (18.18%) SC Cleared
12 12 (18.18%) Test Scripting
13 11 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (16.67%) UNIX
13 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET
13 11 (16.67%) T-SQL
13 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
15 9 (13.64%) SOA
15 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (13.64%) Windows
15 9 (13.64%) Web Services
15 9 (13.64%) Load Testing
16 8 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
16 8 (12.12%) Scrum
17 7 (10.61%) Business Continuity

Performance Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (1.52%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Office
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.52%) HTTP
2 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.52%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 39 (59.09%) LoadRunner
2 22 (33.33%) JMeter
3 5 (7.58%) Maven
3 5 (7.58%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.58%) IntelliJ
3 5 (7.58%) HP UFT
3 5 (7.58%) Rational Performance Tester
3 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.55%) SoapUI
4 3 (4.55%) NeoLoad
4 3 (4.55%) Facilita Forecast
4 3 (4.55%) WebLOAD
5 2 (3.03%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.52%) eggPlant
6 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.52%) JIRA
6 1 (1.52%) Selenium
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Retail
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.82%) .NET
2 12 (18.18%) XML
3 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 9 (13.64%) Web Services
5 7 (10.61%) CSS
6 6 (9.09%) SOAP
7 2 (3.03%) ODBC
8 1 (1.52%) Middleware
8 1 (1.52%) XML Messaging
8 1 (1.52%) Ajax
8 1 (1.52%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.52%) J2EE
8 1 (1.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.55%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.03%) New Media
5 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.52%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) UNIX
2 9 (13.64%) Windows
3 3 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (72.73%) Performance Testing
2 18 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
3 12 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 12 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (13.64%) SOA
4 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.64%) Load Testing
5 8 (12.12%) Scrum
6 7 (10.61%) Business Continuity
6 7 (10.61%) Open Source
6 7 (10.61%) Resilience Testing
6 7 (10.61%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.58%) High Availability
8 5 (7.58%) Load Balancing
8 5 (7.58%) Low Latency
8 5 (7.58%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (6.06%) User Stories
9 4 (6.06%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.06%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 26 (39.39%) SQL
2 16 (24.24%) C#
3 11 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.58%) Java
5 1 (1.52%) C
5 1 (1.52%) C++
5 1 (1.52%) Perl
5 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.61%) ISTQB
4 5 (7.58%) ISEB
5 2 (3.03%) Degree
6 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (10.61%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) HP
2 16 (24.24%) VMware
3 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.61%) Oracle
5 5 (7.58%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (3.03%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.52%) Capita
7 1 (1.52%) SAP
7 1 (1.52%) Siebel
7 1 (1.52%) Citrix