The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Analyst
Rank 526 556 515
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Analyst 99 60 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 29 44
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£350 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £180 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £263 £323
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -18.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £13.88 £21.82 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.41% +61.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.88 £21.82 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-36.41% +61.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Performance Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Performance Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Analyst within the UK.

Performance Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Performance Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Performance Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Analyst within the UK.

Performance Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +23 90 £350 +19.65% 9
London +32 34 £365 +8.14% 2
Yorkshire -13 17 £350 +62.79% 2
West Yorkshire -10 13 £350 +62.79% 2
Bradford - 9 £350 - 2
South East -24 8 £225 -10.00% 1
North West -26 8 £288 -
North East -21 7 £415 +48.21% 1
City of London +5 6 £300 -34.24%
Lancashire -7 6 £294 -
West Midlands +1 5 £300 +18.81% 2
Scotland -3 5 £325 -7.14% 1
Tyne and Wear -23 5 £440 +57.14%
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 5 £440 +57.14%
Wales -1 4 £344 +52.77%
South Wales -6 4 £344 +52.77%
South West -7 4 £263 - 1
Cardiff -8 4 £344 +52.77%
Surrey - 4 £338 -
Blackpool - 4 £279 -
East of England +5 3 £225 -
Glasgow +4 3 £325 -7.14% 1
Berkshire -4 3 £225 -10.00% 1
Doncaster - 3 - -
Guildford - 3 £225 -
South Yorkshire - 3 - -
East Yorkshire - 3 - -
Derbyshire -3 2 £353 +8.46%
Chesterfield -3 2 £353 -
East Midlands -10 2 £353 +22.60%

Performance Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Performance 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 54 (37.76%) Performance Testing
2 44 (30.77%) SQL
3 41 (28.67%) LoadRunner
4 29 (20.28%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (19.58%) Finance
6 25 (17.48%) JMeter
7 21 (14.69%) .NET
7 21 (14.69%) Security Cleared
8 19 (13.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 19 (13.29%) NHS
8 19 (13.29%) HP
9 17 (11.89%) Microsoft
9 17 (11.89%) SQL Server
9 17 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (11.89%) Performance Management
10 15 (10.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (10.49%) VMware
10 15 (10.49%) C#
11 14 (9.79%) Oracle
11 14 (9.79%) UNIX
11 14 (9.79%) Test Scripting
12 13 (9.09%) SC Cleared
12 13 (9.09%) MS Excel
13 12 (8.39%) Web Services
13 12 (8.39%) T-SQL
13 12 (8.39%) JavaScript
13 12 (8.39%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (8.39%) Analytics
14 11 (7.69%) Load Testing
14 11 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Performance Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Performance 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.20%) IIS
2 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.70%) nginx
3 1 (0.70%) JBoss
3 1 (0.70%) Apache
3 1 (0.70%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 13 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.59%) MS Office
3 5 (3.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.50%) GitHub
2 2 (1.40%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.70%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.90%) Wireshark
2 4 (2.80%) HTTP
3 2 (1.40%) GPRS
3 2 (1.40%) GSM
3 2 (1.40%) UMTS
3 2 (1.40%) UTRAN
4 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.70%) Wireless
4 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.50%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.40%) QlikView
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.70%) MS Access
8 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.70%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.70%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 41 (28.67%) LoadRunner
2 25 (17.48%) JMeter
3 5 (3.50%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.50%) IntelliJ
3 5 (3.50%) HP UFT
3 5 (3.50%) Maven
3 5 (3.50%) Rational Performance Tester
3 5 (3.50%) SoapUI
3 5 (3.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.10%) NeoLoad
4 3 (2.10%) Facilita Forecast
4 3 (2.10%) WebLOAD
5 2 (1.40%) JIRA
5 2 (1.40%) Selenium
5 2 (1.40%) Serena SBM
5 2 (1.40%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.70%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 28 (19.58%) Finance
2 8 (5.59%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.50%) Local Government
4 4 (2.80%) Banking
5 3 (2.10%) Retail
5 3 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.70%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.69%) .NET
2 12 (8.39%) Web Services
3 11 (7.69%) XML
4 10 (6.99%) ASP.NET
5 8 (5.59%) CSS
5 8 (5.59%) SOAP
6 4 (2.80%) HTML
7 2 (1.40%) ODBC
8 1 (0.70%) Flash
8 1 (0.70%) Middleware
8 1 (0.70%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.70%) Ajax
8 1 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.70%) REST
8 1 (0.70%) Apache Camel
8 1 (0.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.28%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (13.29%) NHS
3 9 (6.29%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.50%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.50%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.80%) Statistics
6 3 (2.10%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.40%) New Media
8 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.70%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.79%) UNIX
2 9 (6.29%) Windows
3 7 (4.90%) Linux
4 2 (1.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (37.76%) Performance Testing
2 19 (13.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 17 (11.89%) Performance Management
3 17 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (9.79%) Test Scripting
5 12 (8.39%) Analytics
5 12 (8.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 11 (7.69%) Load Testing
7 10 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (6.29%) SOA
8 9 (6.29%) Performance Analysis
9 8 (5.59%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (5.59%) Project Management
9 8 (5.59%) Scrum
9 8 (5.59%) Web Analytics
10 7 (4.90%) Business Continuity
10 7 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.90%) Open Source
10 7 (4.90%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (30.77%) SQL
2 15 (10.49%) C#
3 12 (8.39%) T-SQL
3 12 (8.39%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.99%) Java
5 8 (5.59%) VBA
6 3 (2.10%) BeanShell
7 1 (0.70%) Perl
7 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.70%) C
7 1 (0.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (14.69%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.90%) ISTQB
3 7 (4.90%) Degree
4 5 (3.50%) ISEB
5 3 (2.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.29%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (4.90%) Nessus
3 2 (1.40%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (1.40%) Netcool
Vendors
1 19 (13.29%) HP
2 17 (11.89%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.49%) VMware
4 14 (9.79%) Oracle
5 5 (3.50%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (1.40%) Google
6 2 (1.40%) Serena
6 2 (1.40%) Teradata
6 2 (1.40%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.40%) Nokia
6 2 (1.40%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.70%) Citrix
7 1 (0.70%) Cerner
7 1 (0.70%) Sybase
7 1 (0.70%) SAP
7 1 (0.70%) Siebel
7 1 (0.70%) IBM
7 1 (0.70%) Capita
7 1 (0.70%) Tableau
7 1 (0.70%) ServiceNow
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Parity Professsionals
Rate: excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £225 - £275 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £425.00 per day + NEG.
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 18 days ago
North East England
Computer Futures
Rate: £232 - £267 per day
Posted: 23 days ago