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 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 Analyst
Rank 560 537 506
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Analyst 59 64 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 42 38
Average daily rate £380 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £241 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £300 £380
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.51 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +3.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £18.45 £19.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £11.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+36.17% -6.00%

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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 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
England -6 56 £380 +23.07% 11
London -8 25 £400 +13.87% 6
Yorkshire -3 9 £341 -
South East -1 8 £415 +20.28% 3
West Yorkshire +2 7 £338 -
Leeds -10 7 £338 -
North West -20 5 £340 -15.00%
Manchester -15 4 £276 +10.50%
South West +3 3 £345 -13.75%
Surrey -2 3 £420 -1.17%
Bristol - 3 £345 -
Berkshire - 3 - -
East of England - 3 £275 -
Croydon - 3 £375 -
City of London +35 2 £251 -17.53% 1
Warwickshire +4 2 £328 +14.41%
South Yorkshire -10 2 £345 -
West Midlands -15 2 £328 +18.01% 1
Brentwood - 2 £275 -
Sheffield - 2 £345 -
Redhill - 2 £420 -
Reigate - 2 £433 -
Essex - 2 £275 -
Hampshire +5 1 £385 - 1
Aldershot +2 1 £385 -
Merseyside -5 1 £375 -7.97%
Leicestershire -8 1 - -
Liverpool -9 1 £375 -9.63%
East Midlands -13 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £275 -

Performance Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 62 (39.74%) Performance Testing
2 45 (28.85%) LoadRunner
3 37 (23.72%) Non-Functional Testing
4 34 (21.79%) SQL
5 29 (18.59%) Finance
6 27 (17.31%) JMeter
6 27 (17.31%) Security Cleared
7 26 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (14.10%) Java
9 22 (14.10%) Analytics
10 21 (13.46%) Performance Management
10 21 (13.46%) QA
11 20 (12.82%) Test Scripting
11 20 (12.82%) JavaScript
12 19 (12.18%) HP
12 19 (12.18%) Retail
13 17 (10.90%) Microsoft
14 15 (9.62%) Data Analysis
15 14 (8.97%) Selenium
15 14 (8.97%) MS Excel
15 14 (8.97%) Performance Analysis
16 13 (8.33%) Oracle
16 13 (8.33%) Cucumber
17 12 (7.69%) SoapUI
17 12 (7.69%) ISTQB
17 12 (7.69%) Web Analytics
17 12 (7.69%) Visual Studio
18 11 (7.05%) C#
18 11 (7.05%) JIRA

Performance Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (1.28%) IIS
2 1 (0.64%) JBoss
2 1 (0.64%) SAS
2 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.85%) MS Office
3 4 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.92%) SPSS
5 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.28%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.49%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.28%) AdWords
3 1 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.64%) GitHub
3 1 (0.64%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.13%) HTTP
2 3 (1.92%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.28%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.28%) VPN
4 1 (0.64%) FTP
4 1 (0.64%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.64%) SMTP
4 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (4.49%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.92%) GIS
6 2 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.28%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.64%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (28.85%) LoadRunner
2 27 (17.31%) JMeter
3 14 (8.97%) Selenium
4 13 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 12 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 12 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 11 (7.05%) JIRA
7 7 (4.49%) Gatling
7 7 (4.49%) HP UFT
7 7 (4.49%) Maven
8 6 (3.85%) Git (software)
8 6 (3.85%) SilkPerformer
8 6 (3.85%) The Grinder
8 6 (3.85%) VisualVM
8 6 (3.85%) YourKit
9 5 (3.21%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.56%) eggPlant
11 3 (1.92%) LoadUI
11 3 (1.92%) WebLOAD
12 2 (1.28%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (18.59%) Finance
2 19 (12.18%) Retail
3 6 (3.85%) Banking
4 5 (3.21%) Marketing
4 5 (3.21%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.28%) Advertising
7 1 (0.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) Local Government
7 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.41%) .NET
2 6 (3.85%) AngularJS
2 6 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 6 (3.85%) Hibernate
2 6 (3.85%) Spring
2 6 (3.85%) Web Services
2 6 (3.85%) XML
3 4 (2.56%) SOAP
4 3 (1.92%) CSS
4 3 (1.92%) HTML
5 1 (0.64%) JDBC
5 1 (0.64%) Middleware
5 1 (0.64%) ODBC
5 1 (0.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.41%) NHS
3 6 (3.85%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.21%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.21%) Statistics
5 4 (2.56%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.92%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.28%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.28%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.28%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.28%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.49%) Unix
1 7 (4.49%) Windows
2 6 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (0.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (39.74%) Performance Testing
2 37 (23.72%) Non-Functional Testing
3 23 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (14.10%) Analytics
5 21 (13.46%) Performance Management
6 20 (12.82%) Test Scripting
7 15 (9.62%) Data Analysis
8 14 (8.97%) Performance Analysis
9 12 (7.69%) Web Analytics
10 10 (6.41%) Project Management
10 10 (6.41%) Test Strategy
11 9 (5.77%) Automation Testing
11 9 (5.77%) CRM
11 9 (5.77%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (5.77%) Software Testing
12 8 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (5.13%) ITIL
12 8 (5.13%) Load Testing
12 8 (5.13%) Service Delivery
13 7 (4.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.79%) SQL
2 22 (14.10%) Java
3 20 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.05%) C#
5 8 (5.13%) Ruby
5 8 (5.13%) VBA
6 7 (4.49%) Python
6 7 (4.49%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.49%) VBScript
7 6 (3.85%) CoffeeScript
7 6 (3.85%) Scala
8 5 (3.21%) C
8 5 (3.21%) C++
9 4 (2.56%) VB
10 2 (1.28%) BeanShell
10 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 10 (6.41%) ISEB
4 9 (5.77%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.85%) Degree
5 6 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.92%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.28%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.64%) HNC
8 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.46%) QA
2 2 (1.28%) UCITS
3 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.92%) Nessus
3 2 (1.28%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (1.28%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.64%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.64%) nmon
4 1 (0.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (12.18%) HP
2 17 (10.90%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.33%) Oracle
4 9 (5.77%) VMware
5 8 (5.13%) Google
6 7 (4.49%) AppDynamics
6 7 (4.49%) Dynatrace
7 6 (3.85%) IBM
7 6 (3.85%) New Relic
8 4 (2.56%) Citrix
9 3 (1.92%) CA
9 3 (1.92%) Tableau
10 2 (1.28%) BI-SAM
10 2 (1.28%) BMC
10 2 (1.28%) Capita
10 2 (1.28%) DoubleClick
10 2 (1.28%) Remedy
10 2 (1.28%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.28%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.64%) FactSet
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