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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Test Analyst
Rank 628 611 585
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 18 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.049% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.052% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 12
Median daily rate £356 £338 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £294 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +1.53%
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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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
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 28 June 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 -13 13 £363 +7.40% 4
London -6 5 £388 +5.08% 1
Scotland -14 5 £350 -9.67%
North West -6 4 £351 +30.69% 2
Edinburgh -8 4 £375 -3.22%
Merseyside - 3 £365 -
Liverpool - 3 £365 -
South East -10 2 £363 +13.28% 1
Hampshire - 2 £363 - 1
Winchester - 2 £363 - 1
Lancashire -5 1 £327 +21.67%
Croydon - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £325 -
Preston - 1 £327 -
Sheffield - 1 £400 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £325 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
North East - 1 £325 -

Performance Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 41 (69.49%) Performance Testing
2 36 (61.02%) LoadRunner
3 24 (40.68%) Non-Functional Testing
4 17 (28.81%) JMeter
4 17 (28.81%) HP
5 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (20.34%) HTTP
6 12 (20.34%) Selenium
6 12 (20.34%) Test Scripting
7 11 (18.64%) Test Strategy
7 11 (18.64%) HP UFT
7 11 (18.64%) SQL
8 10 (16.95%) Software Testing
9 9 (15.25%) Java
10 8 (13.56%) Finance
10 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
11 7 (11.86%) Load Testing
11 7 (11.86%) Banking
11 7 (11.86%) C#
11 7 (11.86%) Web Services
11 7 (11.86%) Citrix
12 6 (10.17%) Middleware
12 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
12 6 (10.17%) ISTQB
12 6 (10.17%) Automation Testing
12 6 (10.17%) NeoLoad
12 6 (10.17%) SoapUI
13 5 (8.47%) Open Source
13 5 (8.47%) Stress Testing
13 5 (8.47%) Security 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) SMTP
2 2 (3.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (61.02%) LoadRunner
2 17 (28.81%) JMeter
3 12 (20.34%) Selenium
4 11 (18.64%) HP UFT
5 6 (10.17%) NeoLoad
5 6 (10.17%) SoapUI
6 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
7 4 (6.78%) LoadUI
8 3 (5.08%) JIRA
8 3 (5.08%) Rational Performance Tester
8 3 (5.08%) WebLOAD
9 2 (3.39%) eggPlant
9 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.69%) Appium
10 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.69%) Facilita Forecast
10 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (1.69%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Law
5 1 (1.69%) Billing
5 1 (1.69%) Front Office
5 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) Web Services
2 6 (10.17%) Middleware
3 3 (5.08%) SOAP
4 2 (3.39%) HTML
5 1 (1.69%) .NET
5 1 (1.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.69%) AS400
3 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.69%) iPad
3 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.69%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Unix
2 3 (5.08%) Windows
3 2 (3.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (69.49%) Performance Testing
2 24 (40.68%) Non-Functional Testing
3 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.34%) Test Scripting
5 11 (18.64%) Test Strategy
6 10 (16.95%) Software Testing
7 7 (11.86%) Load Testing
8 6 (10.17%) Automation Testing
9 5 (8.47%) Open Source
9 5 (8.47%) Security Testing
9 5 (8.47%) Stress Testing
10 4 (6.78%) Information Assurance
10 4 (6.78%) SDLC
10 4 (6.78%) Test Planning
11 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (5.08%) Defect Tracking
11 3 (5.08%) Server Monitoring
12 2 (3.39%) Migration
12 2 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (3.39%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) SQL
2 9 (15.25%) Java
3 7 (11.86%) C#
4 4 (6.78%) C
4 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.17%) ISTQB
2 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) ISEB
3 3 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.69%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) HP
2 7 (11.86%) Citrix
3 3 (5.08%) IBM
3 3 (5.08%) Siebel
4 2 (3.39%) Capita
5 1 (1.69%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.69%) CA
5 1 (1.69%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.69%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) VMware
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