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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Analyst
Rank 584 549 549
Rank change year-on-year
-35 0
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Analyst 52 115 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 73 44
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £285
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +14.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Median hourly rate £25.72 £20.52 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.37% -5.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £23.94 £21.82
% change year-on-year
- +9.70%

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
49823 54841 54102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.99% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32593 35082 33109
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1682 2085 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.40 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 50 £400 +14.28% 6
London -4 29 £388 - 2
West Midlands -21 8 £591 +98.73% 1
Coventry - 7 £595 -
Leeds +10 3 £400 +24.03% 1
North West +2 3 £365 +21.66% 1
Yorkshire 0 3 £400 +14.28% 1
West Yorkshire -3 3 £400 +14.28% 1
Hackney - 3 £175 -
South East +4 2 - -
East Midlands -10 2 £275 -12.69%
Manchester - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
South West +12 1 £300 +14.28%
Swindon +10 1 £300 -33.33%
Berkshire +9 1 - -
Wiltshire +7 1 £300 -33.33%
Warwick -1 1 £275 -
Midlands -1 1 - -
Warwickshire -2 1 £275 -
Scotland -2 1 £285 -12.30%
Tyne and Wear -25 1 £310 -31.49%
North East -28 1 £310 -27.48%
Merseyside - 1 £365 -
Leicestershire - 1 £275 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £365 -

Performance Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 26 (27.08%) Data Analysis
2 25 (26.04%) SQL
3 24 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (20.83%) Performance Testing
5 19 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (18.75%) Test Strategy
6 18 (18.75%) Performance Management
7 17 (17.71%) LoadRunner
8 16 (16.67%) Oracle
8 16 (16.67%) Finance
8 16 (16.67%) Analytics
9 14 (14.58%) Java
9 14 (14.58%) Windows
10 13 (13.54%) Non-Functional Testing
10 13 (13.54%) Visualisation
11 12 (12.50%) Test Scripting
11 12 (12.50%) Security Cleared
11 12 (12.50%) Google Analytics
11 12 (12.50%) Google
12 10 (10.42%) Linux
12 10 (10.42%) Unix
12 10 (10.42%) Web Services
13 9 (9.38%) HTTP
13 9 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (9.38%) HP
13 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (9.38%) Data Quality
13 9 (9.38%) SC Cleared
14 8 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
14 8 (8.33%) JMeter

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 2 (2.08%) Apache
1 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
2 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.04%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.04%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.50%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) HTTP
2 4 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.17%) QlikView
3 3 (3.13%) Power BI
4 2 (2.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (2.08%) MS Access
4 2 (2.08%) Xcelsius
5 1 (1.04%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (1.04%) GIS
5 1 (1.04%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.04%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (17.71%) LoadRunner
2 8 (8.33%) JMeter
3 6 (6.25%) JIRA
3 6 (6.25%) Selenium
4 5 (5.21%) HP UFT
4 5 (5.21%) Rational Performance Tester
4 5 (5.21%) SoapUI
4 5 (5.21%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (4.17%) Fiddler
6 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (2.08%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.04%) Facilita Forecast
8 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.04%) LoadUI
8 1 (1.04%) NeoLoad
8 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Front Office
3 3 (3.13%) Marketing
3 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Law
5 1 (1.04%) Billing
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
5 1 (1.04%) Local Government
5 1 (1.04%) Publishing
5 1 (1.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.42%) Web Services
2 6 (6.25%) .NET
3 5 (5.21%) Middleware
4 2 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (2.08%) jBPM
4 2 (2.08%) SOAP
4 2 (2.08%) XML
5 1 (1.04%) Ajax
5 1 (1.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.54%) Visualisation
3 6 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.21%) Data Extraction
5 4 (4.17%) NHS
6 3 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (3.13%) Statistics
6 3 (3.13%) User Experience
7 2 (2.08%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.04%) Derivative
8 1 (1.04%) Equities
8 1 (1.04%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.04%) FMCG
8 1 (1.04%) iPad
8 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.04%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.58%) Windows
2 10 (10.42%) Linux
2 10 (10.42%) Unix
3 1 (1.04%) Android
3 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.08%) Data Analysis
2 24 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (20.83%) Performance Testing
4 18 (18.75%) Performance Management
4 18 (18.75%) Test Strategy
5 16 (16.67%) Analytics
6 13 (13.54%) Non-Functional Testing
7 12 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 9 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
10 7 (7.29%) Web Analytics
11 6 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (6.25%) Project Management
11 6 (6.25%) Stress Testing
11 6 (6.25%) Test Planning
12 5 (5.21%) Load Testing
12 5 (5.21%) SDLC
12 5 (5.21%) Server Monitoring
12 5 (5.21%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.04%) SQL
2 14 (14.58%) Java
3 6 (6.25%) C
3 6 (6.25%) R
4 4 (4.17%) C#
4 4 (4.17%) Perl
5 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.08%) Python
6 1 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.21%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.13%) ISEB
5 2 (2.08%) Degree
5 2 (2.08%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.04%) HND
6 1 (1.04%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.13%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) Oracle
2 12 (12.50%) Google
3 9 (9.38%) HP
4 6 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.21%) IBM
6 4 (4.17%) Citrix
6 4 (4.17%) Siebel
6 4 (4.17%) Tableau
7 3 (3.13%) Birst
7 3 (3.13%) Logi Analytics
7 3 (3.13%) SAP
8 2 (2.08%) Avaloq
8 2 (2.08%) Cognos
9 1 (1.04%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.04%) Guidewire
9 1 (1.04%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.04%) VMware
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