The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Test Analyst
Rank 47 46 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.29% 0.49% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 0.58% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£294 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Performance Test Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
427 347 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 92.03% 84.22% 89.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 200 113
Average daily rate £450 £333 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.33% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £216 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £510 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 30 40
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.48 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £63.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Performance Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Test Analyst in the job title across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Performance Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Performance Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Test Analyst across the Lancashire region.

Performance Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Performance Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Test Analyst across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Performance Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Performance Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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Blackpool - 4 £279 -
Performance Test Analyst
North West

Performance Test Analyst
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) HP UFT
3 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (42.86%) Facilita Forecast
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) ODBC
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Java

Performance Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 4 (57.14%) HP UFT
3 3 (42.86%) Facilita Forecast
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ODBC
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle