The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Test Analyst
Rank 261 236 204
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 3 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.031% 0.045% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.049% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
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£450 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £390 £323
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +20.93%
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8981 8150 7091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.55% 91.37% 91.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4823 4317 3374
Average daily rate £375 £359 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% +2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 472 591
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Performance Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Performance Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Performance Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Performance Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Performance Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Performance Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Performance Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Performance Test Analyst
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Performance Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (83.33%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) JMeter
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Use Case
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) VCP4
5 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) NeoLoad
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) VoltDB
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) Apache
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript

Performance Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JMeter
2 3 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) NeoLoad
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XML Messaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle