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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Test Analyst
UK
Rank 567 592 589
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 30 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.059% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.062% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 8
Median daily rate £400 £345 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £225 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £425 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.30% +10.83%
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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +26 26 £383 +10.86% 1
East Midlands +11 10 £425 +30.76%
London +14 9 £404 +0.93% 1
Northamptonshire -7 9 £425 +30.76%
Northampton - 9 £425 -
West Midlands -6 3 - -
Coventry - 3 - -
South East +13 2 - -
Croydon -8 2 £383 +2.00%
Surrey +13 1 - -
South West +11 1 £325 -5.79%
East of England +2 1 £350 +27.27%
Essex -1 1 £350 +27.27%
Wales - 1 £413 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £413 -
Wiltshire - 1 £325 -
South Wales - 1 £413 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £350 -
Guildford - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £325 -

Performance Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 30 (62.50%) Performance Testing
2 21 (43.75%) Test Scripting
2 21 (43.75%) LoadRunner
3 19 (39.58%) Java
4 18 (37.50%) Oracle
5 17 (35.42%) Unix
6 13 (27.08%) SQL
6 13 (27.08%) Test Planning
7 12 (25.00%) JMeter
7 12 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 11 (22.92%) Finance
8 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (20.83%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (18.75%) Windows
10 9 (18.75%) SoapUI
11 8 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (16.67%) Banking
11 8 (16.67%) Web Services
11 8 (16.67%) IBM
11 8 (16.67%) HP
11 8 (16.67%) Tivoli
11 8 (16.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 7 (14.58%) Linux
12 7 (14.58%) Fiddler
12 7 (14.58%) Performance Engineering
12 7 (14.58%) Defect Management
13 6 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
13 6 (12.50%) V-Model
13 6 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (12.50%) Data Analysis

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 6 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) HTTP
1 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.17%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 21 (43.75%) LoadRunner
2 12 (25.00%) JMeter
3 9 (18.75%) SoapUI
4 7 (14.58%) Fiddler
5 6 (12.50%) Selenium
6 4 (8.33%) HP UFT
6 4 (8.33%) JIRA
6 4 (8.33%) NeoLoad
6 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 3 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
8 2 (4.17%) Rational Performance Tester
8 2 (4.17%) The Grinder
8 2 (4.17%) WinRunner
9 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.08%) Maven
9 1 (2.08%) SilkPerformer
9 1 (2.08%) Toad
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Automotive
3 1 (2.08%) Billing
3 1 (2.08%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) SOAP
3 2 (4.17%) J2EE
3 2 (4.17%) Middleware
3 2 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) EPoS
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.08%) iPad
2 1 (2.08%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Unix
2 9 (18.75%) Windows
3 7 (14.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Performance Testing
2 21 (43.75%) Test Scripting
3 13 (27.08%) Test Planning
4 12 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (20.83%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (14.58%) Defect Management
7 7 (14.58%) Performance Engineering
8 6 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 6 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
8 6 (12.50%) SOA
8 6 (12.50%) V-Model
9 5 (10.42%) Load Testing
9 5 (10.42%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (10.42%) Stress Testing
9 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
10 4 (8.33%) ETL
10 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 4 (8.33%) Volume Testing
11 3 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) Java
2 13 (27.08%) SQL
3 6 (12.50%) C
3 6 (12.50%) Perl
4 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.17%) Groovy
5 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 8 (16.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 4 (8.33%) Ganglia
2 4 (8.33%) nmon
3 2 (4.17%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (2.08%) Graphite
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) HP
2 8 (16.67%) IBM
3 5 (10.42%) AppDynamics
4 3 (6.25%) Informatica
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.17%) Guidewire
5 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.17%) Siebel
6 1 (2.08%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.08%) SAP
6 1 (2.08%) VMware
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