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 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Test Analyst
Rank 249 254 232
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.047% 0.011% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.011% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £415 - £308
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 - £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £500 £390
% change year-on-year
-31.50% +28.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Performance Test Analyst
England

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
8034 8717 7813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.91% 93.76% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4854 4667 4070
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 421 454
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.28 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Test Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Performance Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Surrey - 3 £420 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £275 -
Performance Test Analyst
England

Performance Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) LoadRunner
2 6 (66.67%) JMeter
2 6 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) N-Tier
5 3 (33.33%) WebLOAD
5 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (22.22%) LoadUI
6 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 2 (22.22%) JIRA
6 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
6 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 2 (22.22%) VB
6 2 (22.22%) C
6 2 (22.22%) Introscope
7 1 (11.11%) VBScript
7 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 1 (11.11%) C++
7 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 1 (11.11%) Middleware
7 1 (11.11%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) LoadRunner
2 6 (66.67%) JMeter
3 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 3 (33.33%) WebLOAD
4 2 (22.22%) Introscope
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) LoadUI
4 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
5 1 (11.11%) JProfiler
5 1 (11.11%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Toad
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) JDBC
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) ODBC
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) CA Wily
1 1 (11.11%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (11.11%) nmon
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) AppDynamics
1 1 (11.11%) CA
1 1 (11.11%) Dynatrace
1 1 (11.11%) HP