The first table below looks at the demand for the Performance Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Test Analyst
Rank 404 408 404
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 7 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.025% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.027% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +32.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £405 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £344 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21896 22402 24433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.40% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15020 15258 15837
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 470 647
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Performance Test Analyst
England

Performance Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Performance Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Performance Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Performance Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Performance Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Test Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Performance Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

Performance Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Test Analyst across the London region.

Performance Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

Performance Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
City of London +14 2 £336 -5.61% 1
Performance Test Analyst
England

Performance Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 10 (76.92%) LoadRunner
2 8 (61.54%) Performance Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) HP
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) HTTP
6 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 3 (23.08%) JMeter
6 3 (23.08%) Banking
6 3 (23.08%) Ajax
7 2 (15.38%) SilkPerformer
7 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
7 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
7 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Adobe
7 2 (15.38%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) J2EE
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) C#
7 2 (15.38%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (15.38%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (7.69%) Project Management
8 1 (7.69%) ISEB
8 1 (7.69%) Citrix
8 1 (7.69%) SAN
8 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development

Performance Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (15.38%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) LoadRunner
2 3 (23.08%) JMeter
3 2 (15.38%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Ajax
2 2 (15.38%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Performance Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (7.69%) Quantitative Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Stress Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Volume Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Scalability Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Management
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) RUP
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) OpenView
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Adobe
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix