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 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 Test Analyst
UK
Rank 571 594 597
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 37 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.065% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.069% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 7
Median daily rate £400 £400 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £345 £500
% change year-on-year
+23.18% -31.00%
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
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 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 24 February 2017.

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 21 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 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 +34 34 £425 +6.25%
London +23 12 £350 -15.15%
East Midlands - 11 £425 -
Northampton - 10 £425 -
Northamptonshire - 10 £425 -
South East +20 4 £313 -24.69%
West Midlands +11 4 - -
Surrey +13 2 - -
Croydon +5 2 £383 +2.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 2 - -
Tyne and Wear -12 2 - -
North East -16 2 - -
Coventry - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 - -
East of England +3 1 £350 +27.27%
Birmingham +1 1 - -
Essex -3 1 £350 +27.27%
Berkshire - 1 £313 -
Reading - 1 £313 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £350 -
Walsall - 1 - -

Performance Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 35 (64.81%) Performance Testing
2 24 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 22 (40.74%) LoadRunner
4 20 (37.04%) Unix
5 19 (35.19%) Java
6 18 (33.33%) Oracle
7 16 (29.63%) JMeter
8 15 (27.78%) Finance
8 15 (27.78%) Test Planning
9 13 (24.07%) Performance Monitoring
9 13 (24.07%) Test Strategy
10 12 (22.22%) HP
11 11 (20.37%) IBM
11 11 (20.37%) Tivoli
11 11 (20.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 9 (16.67%) SoapUI
12 9 (16.67%) SQL
12 9 (16.67%) Banking
13 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (14.81%) AppDynamics
14 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
14 7 (12.96%) nmon
14 7 (12.96%) Performance Engineering
14 7 (12.96%) Web Services
14 7 (12.96%) Ganglia
15 6 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
15 6 (11.11%) Selenium
15 6 (11.11%) ETL
15 6 (11.11%) Defect Management
15 6 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) HTTP
1 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.41%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.85%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 22 (40.74%) LoadRunner
2 16 (29.63%) JMeter
3 9 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 6 (11.11%) Selenium
5 5 (9.26%) Fiddler
5 5 (9.26%) NeoLoad
6 4 (7.41%) HP UFT
6 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
7 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.70%) Rational Performance Tester
8 2 (3.70%) The Grinder
8 2 (3.70%) WinRunner
9 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.85%) JIRA
9 1 (1.85%) LoadUI
9 1 (1.85%) Maven
9 1 (1.85%) SilkPerformer
9 1 (1.85%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (1.85%) Toad
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Automotive
3 1 (1.85%) Billing
3 1 (1.85%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Web Services
2 4 (7.41%) SOAP
3 2 (3.70%) J2EE
3 2 (3.70%) Middleware
3 2 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (1.85%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) EPoS
2 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Unix
2 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) Performance Testing
2 24 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 15 (27.78%) Test Planning
4 13 (24.07%) Performance Monitoring
4 13 (24.07%) Test Strategy
5 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.96%) Performance Engineering
7 6 (11.11%) Defect Management
7 6 (11.11%) ETL
7 6 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (9.26%) SOA
8 5 (9.26%) Volume Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
9 4 (7.41%) Load Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Migration
9 4 (7.41%) Re-Platforming
9 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.56%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) Java
2 9 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) C
3 4 (7.41%) Perl
4 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.70%) Groovy
5 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.85%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) ISEB
2 3 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.85%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) Tivoli
1 11 (20.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 7 (12.96%) Ganglia
2 7 (12.96%) nmon
3 6 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.70%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.85%) Graphite
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Oracle
2 12 (22.22%) HP
3 11 (20.37%) IBM
4 8 (14.81%) AppDynamics
5 5 (9.26%) Informatica
6 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.70%) Guidewire
7 2 (3.70%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.70%) Siebel
7 2 (3.70%) VMware
8 1 (1.85%) Pega
8 1 (1.85%) SAP
8 1 (1.85%) Talend