The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Performance Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Test Analyst
Rank 623 614 577
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 27 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.054% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.057% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 10
Median daily rate £364 £365 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +9.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £272 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £495 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £365 £319
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
51163 53980 51056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33272 34147 30940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Performance Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Performance Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Performance Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Performance Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Performance Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Performance Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Test Analyst
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 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 -21 22 £365 - 5
London -3 10 £425 +16.43% 1
North West +1 6 £365 +35.18%
Edinburgh +4 5 £350 -9.67%
Scotland +2 5 £350 -9.67%
Liverpool - 5 £365 -
Merseyside - 5 £365 -
South East +15 3 £363 -3.33% 3
Hampshire - 3 £363 -
Winchester - 3 £363 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £318 - 1
North East - 2 £318 - 1
Lancashire -10 1 £327 +21.11%
Croydon - 1 - -
Preston - 1 £327 -
Sheffield - 1 £400 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £325 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -

Performance Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Performance Test 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 36 (61.02%) Performance Testing
2 31 (52.54%) LoadRunner
3 24 (40.68%) Non-Functional Testing
4 15 (25.42%) Test Strategy
4 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (25.42%) HTTP
5 14 (23.73%) HP
5 14 (23.73%) JMeter
5 14 (23.73%) Selenium
6 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
6 12 (20.34%) Web Services
7 11 (18.64%) Java
7 11 (18.64%) SQL
7 11 (18.64%) Test Scripting
8 10 (16.95%) SoapUI
9 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
9 9 (15.25%) HP UFT
10 8 (13.56%) C#
10 8 (13.56%) Unix
10 8 (13.56%) Windows
10 8 (13.56%) Middleware
10 8 (13.56%) Banking
10 8 (13.56%) Software Testing
11 7 (11.86%) Load Testing
11 7 (11.86%) Test Planning
12 6 (10.17%) NeoLoad
13 5 (8.47%) Finance
13 5 (8.47%) Linux
13 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
13 5 (8.47%) Citrix

Performance Test 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:

Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) HTTP
2 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.39%) SMTP
4 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Cognos Query Studio
2 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.69%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) QlikView
2 1 (1.69%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 31 (52.54%) LoadRunner
2 14 (23.73%) JMeter
2 14 (23.73%) Selenium
3 10 (16.95%) SoapUI
4 9 (15.25%) HP UFT
5 6 (10.17%) NeoLoad
6 5 (8.47%) LoadUI
6 5 (8.47%) Rational Performance Tester
6 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
7 3 (5.08%) Fiddler
7 3 (5.08%) JIRA
8 2 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (3.39%) eggPlant
8 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.39%) Maven
9 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.69%) Facilita Forecast
9 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (13.56%) Banking
2 5 (8.47%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Front Office
3 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Law
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Billing
4 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) Web Services
2 8 (13.56%) Middleware
3 3 (5.08%) .NET
3 3 (5.08%) SOAP
4 1 (1.69%) Ajax
4 1 (1.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
1 2 (3.39%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (1.69%) AS400
2 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.69%) iPad
2 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Unix
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Android
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (61.02%) Performance Testing
2 24 (40.68%) Non-Functional Testing
3 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.42%) Test Strategy
4 11 (18.64%) Test Scripting
5 8 (13.56%) Software Testing
6 7 (11.86%) Load Testing
6 7 (11.86%) Test Planning
7 5 (8.47%) Automation Testing
7 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.47%) SDLC
7 5 (8.47%) Server Monitoring
7 5 (8.47%) Stress Testing
8 4 (6.78%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.78%) Security Testing
9 3 (5.08%) Information Assurance
9 3 (5.08%) Re-Platforming
9 3 (5.08%) SOA
10 2 (3.39%) Defect Tracking
10 2 (3.39%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) Java
1 11 (18.64%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) C#
3 3 (5.08%) Perl
4 2 (3.39%) C
4 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) ISEB
5 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.39%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) HP
2 5 (8.47%) Citrix
2 5 (8.47%) IBM
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle
3 4 (6.78%) Siebel
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.69%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.69%) Cognos
5 1 (1.69%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.69%) VMware
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