The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Engineer
Rank 597 538 531
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Engineer 16 54 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.10% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.11% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 42 9
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£369 £390 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% +41.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £351 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £458 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
-20.06% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Performance Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Performance Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Performance Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

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

Performance Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Performance Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Performance Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Engineer
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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 -53 16 £369 -1.66% 5
London -17 10 £425 -1.16% 1
City of London - 4 £379 - 1
Berkshire +15 3 - - 1
South East -18 3 - - 1
Reading - 3 - -
North West - 2 £325 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £325 - 1
Blackpool - 1 £325 - 1
Bristol - 1 £275 -
South West - 1 £275 - 1

Performance Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Performance Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 32 (64.00%) 3G
1 32 (64.00%) Telecoms
2 30 (60.00%) LTE
2 30 (60.00%) Performance Engineering
3 24 (48.00%) GSM
4 18 (36.00%) Radio Access Network
4 18 (36.00%) 4G
5 15 (30.00%) Statistics
6 14 (28.00%) Network Planning
6 14 (28.00%) RNC
7 13 (26.00%) Network Design
8 12 (24.00%) Performance Management
9 11 (22.00%) Resource Management
9 11 (22.00%) 2G
9 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
9 11 (22.00%) Ericsson
10 10 (20.00%) Nortel
10 10 (20.00%) Mapinfo
10 10 (20.00%) WCDMA
10 10 (20.00%) GPRS
10 10 (20.00%) Huawei
10 10 (20.00%) HSPA
10 10 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 8 (16.00%) Business Objects
12 7 (14.00%) ITIL
12 7 (14.00%) Performance Improvement
13 6 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (12.00%) SQL
14 5 (10.00%) HTML
14 5 (10.00%) Java

Performance Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Performance Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) SAP Portal
2 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (64.00%) 3G
2 30 (60.00%) LTE
3 24 (48.00%) GSM
4 18 (36.00%) 4G
4 18 (36.00%) Radio Access Network
5 14 (28.00%) RNC
6 11 (22.00%) 2G
7 10 (20.00%) HSPA
7 10 (20.00%) GPRS
7 10 (20.00%) WCDMA
8 2 (4.00%) 3GPP
8 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (4.00%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.00%) DB2
2 1 (2.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (4.00%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (2.00%) Introscope
3 1 (2.00%) JMeter
General
1 32 (64.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) HTML5
2 2 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Statistics
2 3 (6.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) UNIX
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) Performance Engineering
2 14 (28.00%) Network Planning
3 13 (26.00%) Network Design
4 12 (24.00%) Performance Management
5 11 (22.00%) Resource Management
5 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (14.00%) ITIL
6 7 (14.00%) Performance Improvement
7 6 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (8.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 4 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (8.00%) Network Management
8 4 (8.00%) Service Management
8 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.00%) eTOM
8 4 (8.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (6.00%) ITSM
10 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.00%) Project Management
10 2 (4.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) REXX
4 1 (2.00%) VB
4 1 (2.00%) Python
4 1 (2.00%) Perl
4 1 (2.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) HNC
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Ericsson
2 10 (20.00%) Mapinfo
2 10 (20.00%) Huawei
2 10 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 10 (20.00%) Nortel
3 8 (16.00%) Business Objects
4 4 (8.00%) Greenplum
5 3 (6.00%) Remedy
5 3 (6.00%) Nokia
5 3 (6.00%) HP
6 2 (4.00%) IBM
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.00%) VMware
6 2 (4.00%) Actix
7 1 (2.00%) Green Hat
7 1 (2.00%) New Relic
7 1 (2.00%) Compuware
7 1 (2.00%) SAP
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle
7 1 (2.00%) CA
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