The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Performance Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Analyst
UK
Rank 545 566 530
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Analyst 63 62 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 56
Median daily rate £350 £400 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +29.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £467 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £11.75
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +59.57%

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
43026 49406 49767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28072 31841 30661
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 1650 1932
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Performance Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Performance Analyst in the job title.

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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +35 59 £350 -12.50% 8
London +22 25 £350 -13.84% 3
East Midlands +16 14 £425 +6.25%
Northampton - 12 £425 -
Northamptonshire - 12 £425 -
West Midlands +15 8 £250 -23.66% 1
South East +18 6 £313 -24.69%
Warwickshire +2 4 £250 -23.66%
Berkshire +20 3 £313 -
East of England +4 3 £175 -53.33% 2
City of London -2 3 £688 +174.45%
Surrey +13 2 - -
Croydon +5 2 £383 +2.00%
Warwick +3 2 £275 -16.03%
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 2 - -
Tyne and Wear -12 2 - -
North East -16 2 - -
Coventry - 2 - -
Norfolk - 2 £175 -
Norwich - 2 £175 -
Guildford - 2 - -
Scotland +23 1 - -
Edinburgh +22 1 - -
North West +19 1 £313 -8.08% 1
Birmingham +1 1 - -
Maidenhead -1 1 - -
Essex -3 1 £350 +27.27%
Walsall - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £313 -
Knutsford - 1 £313 -

Performance Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Performance Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Performance Analyst in the job title.

1 38 (31.40%) Performance Testing
2 27 (22.31%) Test Scripting
2 27 (22.31%) Data Analysis
3 25 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (19.83%) Finance
5 23 (19.01%) Unix
6 22 (18.18%) LoadRunner
6 22 (18.18%) Analytics
7 20 (16.53%) Google Analytics
7 20 (16.53%) Google
8 19 (15.70%) Java
8 19 (15.70%) Oracle
8 19 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (14.05%) SQL
10 16 (13.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (13.22%) JMeter
10 16 (13.22%) Performance Monitoring
10 16 (13.22%) Visualisation
11 15 (12.40%) Test Planning
12 13 (10.74%) Test Strategy
12 13 (10.74%) Performance Management
13 12 (9.92%) Banking
13 12 (9.92%) HP
13 12 (9.92%) Digital Analytics
14 11 (9.09%) Tivoli
14 11 (9.09%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 11 (9.09%) IBM
14 11 (9.09%) C
14 11 (9.09%) QA
15 10 (8.26%) Business Analysis

Performance Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.65%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.83%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.53%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.65%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.31%) HTTP
1 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.65%) SAN
3 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.79%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.31%) PowerCenter
3 3 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (0.83%) Mixpanel
4 1 (0.83%) MS Access
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.83%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.83%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (18.18%) LoadRunner
2 16 (13.22%) JMeter
3 9 (7.44%) SoapUI
4 6 (4.96%) Selenium
5 5 (4.13%) Fiddler
5 5 (4.13%) NeoLoad
6 4 (3.31%) HP UFT
6 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.65%) Rational Performance Tester
8 2 (1.65%) The Grinder
8 2 (1.65%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.83%) JIRA
9 1 (0.83%) Maven
9 1 (0.83%) SilkPerformer
9 1 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.83%) Toad
General
1 24 (19.83%) Finance
2 12 (9.92%) Banking
3 7 (5.79%) Front Office
4 6 (4.96%) Publishing
5 5 (4.13%) Marketing
6 3 (2.48%) Law
6 3 (2.48%) Retail
6 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.65%) Automotive
7 2 (1.65%) Back Office
8 1 (0.83%) Billing
8 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Local Government
8 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.79%) Web Services
2 4 (3.31%) SOAP
3 2 (1.65%) ATL
3 2 (1.65%) J2EE
3 2 (1.65%) Middleware
3 2 (1.65%) XML
4 1 (0.83%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.83%) HTML
4 1 (0.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.44%) Fixed Income
3 7 (5.79%) Derivative
3 7 (5.79%) Equities
4 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.31%) NHS
5 3 (2.48%) Social Media
5 3 (2.48%) User Experience
6 2 (1.65%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.65%) EPoS
7 1 (0.83%) Blog
7 1 (0.83%) iPad
7 1 (0.83%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.01%) Unix
2 4 (3.31%) Linux
2 4 (3.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.40%) Performance Testing
2 27 (22.31%) Data Analysis
2 27 (22.31%) Test Scripting
3 25 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (18.18%) Analytics
5 16 (13.22%) Performance Monitoring
5 16 (13.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (13.22%) Visualisation
6 15 (12.40%) Test Planning
7 13 (10.74%) Performance Management
7 13 (10.74%) Test Strategy
8 12 (9.92%) Digital Analytics
9 10 (8.26%) Business Analysis
10 9 (7.44%) Performance Attribution
11 8 (6.61%) Asset Management
11 8 (6.61%) GAP Analysis
11 8 (6.61%) Performance Analysis
12 7 (5.79%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
12 7 (5.79%) Performance Engineering
12 7 (5.79%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.70%) Java
2 17 (14.05%) SQL
3 11 (9.09%) C
4 9 (7.44%) R
5 6 (4.96%) Python
6 4 (3.31%) Perl
7 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.65%) Groovy
8 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.65%) VBA
9 1 (0.83%) C#
9 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.13%) ISEB
2 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.48%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.65%) Degree
4 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.83%) CFA
5 1 (0.83%) HND
5 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.09%) QA
2 5 (4.13%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (9.09%) Tivoli
1 11 (9.09%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 7 (5.79%) Ganglia
2 7 (5.79%) nmon
3 6 (4.96%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.65%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.83%) Graphite
Vendors
1 20 (16.53%) Google
2 19 (15.70%) Oracle
3 12 (9.92%) HP
4 11 (9.09%) IBM
5 8 (6.61%) AppDynamics
6 6 (4.96%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.96%) Tableau
7 5 (4.13%) Informatica
8 4 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.65%) Guidewire
9 2 (1.65%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.65%) Siebel
9 2 (1.65%) StatPro
9 2 (1.65%) VMware
10 1 (0.83%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.83%) FactSet
10 1 (0.83%) Pega
10 1 (0.83%) SAP
10 1 (0.83%) Talend