The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Test Analyst
Rank 146 134 119
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.10% 0.032% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.035% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£600 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £288 £319
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -9.80%
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3596 2874 2256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.51% 91.62% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1945 1546 1057
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 186 179
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.91 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Performance Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Performance Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Performance Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Performance Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Performance Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Test Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Performance Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Performance Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Manchester - 3 £600 -
Merseyside - 1 £400 -
Performance Test Analyst
England

Performance Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Stress Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) V-Model
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) ATG
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Performance Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Stress Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
1 3 (42.86%) V-Model
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) ATG