The table below looks at the statistics for the Performance Test Analyst 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Test Analyst
Rank 575 584 548
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 56 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.050% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.054% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 9 28
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£350 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
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
55134 51382 48884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35199 31088 29037
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
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 2028 1976 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Performance Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 31 August 2015.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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 -3 51 £353 -19.42% 2
London +18 22 £424 -10.78%
Yorkshire - 11 £350 - 2
West Yorkshire - 11 £350 - 2
Bradford - 10 £350 - 2
North West -25 7 £294 -
Lancashire -4 6 £294 -
Wales -5 4 £344 +52.77%
South Wales -7 4 £344 +52.77%
Cardiff -9 4 £344 +52.77%
Blackpool - 4 £279 -
South West - 4 £263 -
City of London -2 3 £444 -2.73%
Derbyshire -3 2 £353 +8.46%
Chesterfield -4 2 £353 -
East Midlands -11 2 £353 +22.60%
Midlands - 2 £500 -
Swindon - 2 £450 -
Somerset - 2 £241 -
Wiltshire - 2 £450 -
East of England +6 1 £325 -
Hertfordshire +3 1 £325 -
South Coast 0 1 - -
Scotland -13 1 £325 -7.14%
South East -37 1 £450 -
Stirling - 1 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £315 -
North East - 1 £315 -
Surrey - 1 £450 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £315 -

Performance Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Performance Test Analyst 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 53 (72.60%) Performance Testing
2 39 (53.42%) LoadRunner
3 29 (39.73%) SQL
4 25 (34.25%) JMeter
5 21 (28.77%) .NET
6 19 (26.03%) HP
6 19 (26.03%) Non-Functional Testing
7 18 (24.66%) Security Cleared
7 18 (24.66%) Finance
8 16 (21.92%) VMware
8 16 (21.92%) C#
9 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
9 14 (19.18%) UNIX
9 14 (19.18%) Test Scripting
10 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
11 12 (16.44%) XML
11 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (16.44%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (16.44%) SC Cleared
12 11 (15.07%) Load Testing
12 11 (15.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (15.07%) Web Services
12 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET
12 11 (15.07%) T-SQL
12 11 (15.07%) Oracle
13 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
14 9 (12.33%) Java
14 9 (12.33%) SOA
14 9 (12.33%) Windows
14 9 (12.33%) HP Quality Center

Performance Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Performance Test Analyst 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.22%) IIS
2 1 (1.37%) JBoss
2 1 (1.37%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Office
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) Wireshark
2 3 (4.11%) HTTP
3 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.37%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 39 (53.42%) LoadRunner
2 25 (34.25%) JMeter
3 5 (6.85%) Maven
3 5 (6.85%) Eclipse
3 5 (6.85%) IntelliJ
3 5 (6.85%) HP UFT
3 5 (6.85%) Rational Performance Tester
3 5 (6.85%) SoapUI
3 5 (6.85%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.11%) NeoLoad
4 3 (4.11%) Facilita Forecast
4 3 (4.11%) WebLOAD
5 2 (2.74%) JIRA
5 2 (2.74%) Selenium
5 2 (2.74%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.37%) eggPlant
6 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (24.66%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Banking
2 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.77%) .NET
2 12 (16.44%) XML
3 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET
3 11 (15.07%) Web Services
4 7 (9.59%) CSS
4 7 (9.59%) SOAP
5 3 (4.11%) HTML
6 2 (2.74%) ODBC
7 1 (1.37%) Middleware
7 1 (1.37%) XML Messaging
7 1 (1.37%) Ajax
7 1 (1.37%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.37%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.37%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.48%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.11%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.74%) New Media
5 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.37%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.18%) UNIX
2 9 (12.33%) Windows
3 7 (9.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (72.60%) Performance Testing
2 19 (26.03%) Non-Functional Testing
3 14 (19.18%) Test Scripting
4 12 (16.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (15.07%) Load Testing
6 9 (12.33%) SOA
7 8 (10.96%) Scrum
8 7 (9.59%) Business Continuity
8 7 (9.59%) Open Source
8 7 (9.59%) Resilience Testing
8 7 (9.59%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 6 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.85%) Load Balancing
10 5 (6.85%) High Availability
10 5 (6.85%) Low Latency
10 5 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (5.48%) User Stories
11 4 (5.48%) SDLC
11 4 (5.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.73%) SQL
2 16 (21.92%) C#
3 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.07%) T-SQL
5 9 (12.33%) Java
6 3 (4.11%) BeanShell
7 1 (1.37%) C
7 1 (1.37%) C++
7 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.37%) Perl
7 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (24.66%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.44%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.59%) ISTQB
4 5 (6.85%) ISEB
5 2 (2.74%) Degree
6 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (9.59%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (26.03%) HP
2 16 (21.92%) VMware
3 11 (15.07%) Oracle
4 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.85%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (2.74%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.37%) Capita
7 1 (1.37%) SAP
7 1 (1.37%) Siebel
7 1 (1.37%) Citrix
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