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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Test Analyst
Rank 626 608 608
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 23 62 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.11% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.11% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 41 17
Median daily rate £388 £359 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.01% -18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £289 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £500 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £260
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +34.61%
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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
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 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 20 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 25 September 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 -11 22 £400 +11.11% 2
London -5 14 £418 -7.11%
North West +18 3 £383 +27.50% 1
Merseyside - 2 £383 -
Liverpool - 2 £383 -
Scotland +20 1 £285 -12.30%
South East +15 1 - - 1
Leeds +1 1 £400 +24.03%
Yorkshire -1 1 £400 +14.28%
Midlands -3 1 - -
West Yorkshire -5 1 £400 +14.28%
West Midlands -21 1 £275 -
North East -23 1 £310 -1.58%
Tyne and Wear -27 1 £310 -1.58%
Edinburgh - 1 £285 -
Warwickshire - 1 £275 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £275 -
Manchester - 1 - -

Performance Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 21 (48.84%) Performance Testing
2 17 (39.53%) Test Strategy
2 17 (39.53%) LoadRunner
3 15 (34.88%) Non-Functional Testing
4 14 (32.56%) SQL
4 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (27.91%) Java
5 12 (27.91%) Windows
6 11 (25.58%) HTTP
6 11 (25.58%) Test Scripting
7 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
7 10 (23.26%) Web Services
8 9 (20.93%) Oracle
8 9 (20.93%) HP
8 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
9 8 (18.60%) JMeter
10 7 (16.28%) Unix
10 7 (16.28%) Linux
11 6 (13.95%) .NET
11 6 (13.95%) Stress Testing
11 6 (13.95%) JIRA
11 6 (13.95%) Selenium
11 6 (13.95%) Test Planning
12 5 (11.63%) SDLC
12 5 (11.63%) Server Monitoring
12 5 (11.63%) SoapUI
12 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (11.63%) Load Testing
12 5 (11.63%) DV Cleared
12 5 (11.63%) Rational Performance Tester

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) HTTP
2 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Cognos Query Studio
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) QlikView
2 1 (2.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) LoadRunner
2 8 (18.60%) JMeter
3 6 (13.95%) JIRA
3 6 (13.95%) Selenium
4 5 (11.63%) HP UFT
4 5 (11.63%) Rational Performance Tester
4 5 (11.63%) SoapUI
5 4 (9.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (9.30%) Fiddler
5 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.98%) NeoLoad
7 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.33%) Facilita Forecast
8 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.33%) LoadUI
8 1 (2.33%) Maven
8 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (2.33%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (9.30%) Banking
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Front Office
2 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Law
3 1 (2.33%) Billing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) Web Services
2 6 (13.95%) .NET
3 5 (11.63%) Middleware
4 1 (2.33%) Ajax
4 1 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (4.65%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Performance Testing
2 17 (39.53%) Test Strategy
3 15 (34.88%) Non-Functional Testing
4 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (25.58%) Test Scripting
6 6 (13.95%) Stress Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Test Planning
7 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (11.63%) Load Testing
7 5 (11.63%) SDLC
7 5 (11.63%) Server Monitoring
7 5 (11.63%) V-Model
8 4 (9.30%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
8 4 (9.30%) Defect Management
8 4 (9.30%) Performance Engineering
8 4 (9.30%) Re-Platforming
8 4 (9.30%) SOA
8 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) SQL
2 12 (27.91%) Java
3 5 (11.63%) C
4 4 (9.30%) C#
4 4 (9.30%) Perl
5 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.98%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) HP
1 9 (20.93%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) IBM
3 4 (9.30%) Citrix
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) Siebel
4 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.33%) Cognos
4 1 (2.33%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.33%) VMware
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