Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Performance Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Analysis over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Performance Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 677 698 636
Rank change year-on-year +21 -62 -30
Contract jobs citing Performance Analysis 185 158 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 83 140
England median daily rate £422 £440 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.09% +6.02% -
10th Percentile £300 £305 £250
90th Percentile £576 £570 £560
UK median daily rate £420 £433 £408
% change year-on-year -2.89% +6.00% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 9
England median hourly rate £40.00 £24.44 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.67% +4.00% -44.71%
10th Percentile £36.25 £16.21 £10.43
90th Percentile £53.00 £38.75 £47.71
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £29.72 £22.75
% change year-on-year +34.59% +30.64% -46.47%

Performance Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80234 82084 85790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.63% 84.15% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 53987 54693 56513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 2155 2533
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%

Performance Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Performance Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Analysis in England

Performance Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Performance Analysis in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Analysis in England

Performance Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Analysis in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Analysis in England

Performance Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Analysis in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Analysis in England

Performance Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Analysis in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Performance Analysis in England

Performance Analysis
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Analysis within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +10 111 £425 -10.53% 11
South East +13 31 £375 -14.29% 4
North of England +55 19 £450 +5.88%
East of England +8 10 £325 - 2
Yorkshire +28 9 £450 +0.95%
North West +24 7 - -
Midlands +23 7 £344 -19.12% 2
South West +2 7 £400 - 2
West Midlands +14 6 £344 -19.12% 1
East Midlands -3 1 - - 1
Performance Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Performance Analysis.

1 66 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (26.49%) Linux
3 48 (25.95%) Java
3 48 (25.95%) Puppet
4 43 (23.24%) SQL
5 42 (22.70%) Unix
6 38 (20.54%) Git (software)
6 38 (20.54%) Capacity Planning
7 33 (17.84%) Configuration Management
7 33 (17.84%) SQL Server
8 30 (16.22%) SOA
8 30 (16.22%) Test Automation
9 29 (15.68%) E-Commerce
10 28 (15.14%) Scrum
10 28 (15.14%) Redis
11 27 (14.59%) Finance
11 27 (14.59%) Jenkins
12 26 (14.05%) DevOps
12 26 (14.05%) Continuous Delivery
12 26 (14.05%) Oracle
13 24 (12.97%) Python
13 24 (12.97%) Mentoring
14 23 (12.43%) ActiveMQ
15 22 (11.89%) MongoDB
15 22 (11.89%) MySQL
15 22 (11.89%) Banking
16 21 (11.35%) XML
16 21 (11.35%) C#
16 21 (11.35%) HTML
16 21 (11.35%) Microsoft

Performance Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 18 (9.73%) OpenStack
2 13 (7.03%) Apache
3 11 (5.95%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (4.32%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.78%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.70%) IIS
7 4 (2.16%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.62%) JBoss
8 3 (1.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.62%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.08%) Drupal
9 2 (1.08%) nginx
9 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.08%) WordPress
10 1 (0.54%) CICS
10 1 (0.54%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.54%) Liferay
10 1 (0.54%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.16%) XMetaL
3 3 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.08%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.08%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.54%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.32%) GitHub
3 7 (3.78%) Google Analytics
3 7 (3.78%) npm
4 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.70%) Yarn
6 4 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.62%) Office 365
8 2 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.08%) IaaS
8 2 (1.08%) SaaS
9 1 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.54%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.86%) LDAP
2 7 (3.78%) DNS
2 7 (3.78%) VPN
3 6 (3.24%) Firewall
3 6 (3.24%) HTTP
3 6 (3.24%) SAN
3 6 (3.24%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.70%) Internet
4 5 (2.70%) LAN
4 5 (2.70%) WAN
5 4 (2.16%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (2.16%) Wireless
6 3 (1.62%) BGP
6 3 (1.62%) FTP
6 3 (1.62%) IPsec
6 3 (1.62%) MPLS
6 3 (1.62%) NAS
6 3 (1.62%) Skype
6 3 (1.62%) SMS
6 3 (1.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.84%) SQL Server
2 28 (15.14%) Redis
3 22 (11.89%) MongoDB
3 22 (11.89%) MySQL
4 20 (10.81%) NoSQL
5 13 (7.03%) Relational Database
6 10 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.78%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.16%) DB2
9 4 (2.16%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.62%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.62%) Power BI
11 2 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 38 (20.54%) Git (software)
2 27 (14.59%) Jenkins
3 20 (10.81%) Cucumber
4 10 (5.41%) SpecFlow
5 8 (4.32%) Bitbucket
6 6 (3.24%) JUnit
7 5 (2.70%) Bower
7 5 (2.70%) Grunt
7 5 (2.70%) gulp
7 5 (2.70%) webpack
8 4 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.62%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.62%) Mocha
9 3 (1.62%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.08%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.08%) JMeter
10 2 (1.08%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.08%) PHPUnit
10 2 (1.08%) QUnit
10 2 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 27 (14.59%) Finance
2 22 (11.89%) Banking
3 15 (8.11%) Front Office
4 13 (7.03%) Games
5 12 (6.49%) Retail
6 7 (3.78%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.24%) Marketing
8 5 (2.70%) Back Office
8 5 (2.70%) Financial Institution
9 4 (2.16%) Electronics
9 4 (2.16%) Investment Banking
9 4 (2.16%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.08%) Aerospace
10 2 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.08%) Publishing
11 1 (0.54%) Advertising
11 1 (0.54%) Law
11 1 (0.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (22.16%) Developer
2 22 (11.89%) Analyst
3 20 (10.81%) Tester
4 19 (10.27%) Automation Tester
4 19 (10.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (7.03%) Administrator
6 11 (5.95%) Architect
7 10 (5.41%) C# Developer
7 10 (5.41%) Consultant
7 10 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (4.86%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (4.32%) Data Analyst
9 8 (4.32%) Java Automation Tester
9 8 (4.32%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.32%) Senior Automation Tester
9 8 (4.32%) Senior Tester
10 7 (3.78%) Author
10 7 (3.78%) DBA
10 7 (3.78%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (3.78%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.43%) ActiveMQ
2 21 (11.35%) HTML
2 21 (11.35%) XML
3 19 (10.27%) .NET
4 18 (9.73%) RabbitMQ
4 18 (9.73%) RESTful
5 16 (8.65%) Web Services
6 15 (8.11%) JSON
7 14 (7.57%) CSS
7 14 (7.57%) LAMP
8 13 (7.03%) REST
9 10 (5.41%) XML Messaging
10 9 (4.86%) CSS3
11 8 (4.32%) Node.js
11 8 (4.32%) Spring
12 7 (3.78%) Gherkin
12 7 (3.78%) HTML5
12 7 (3.78%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (3.78%) WPF
13 6 (3.24%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (7.03%) Client/Server
1 13 (7.03%) Online Games
2 9 (4.86%) Data Structures
3 7 (3.78%) Replication
4 6 (3.24%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.24%) Fixed Income
5 5 (2.70%) Clustering
5 5 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.16%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (2.16%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.16%) Derivative
6 4 (2.16%) Grid Computing
6 4 (2.16%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 4 (2.16%) User Experience
7 3 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.62%) HACMP
7 3 (1.62%) iPad
7 3 (1.62%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 49 (26.49%) Linux
2 42 (22.70%) Unix
3 13 (7.03%) Mac OS X
3 13 (7.03%) Windows
4 10 (5.41%) AIX
5 7 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.78%) Solaris
6 5 (2.70%) Android
6 5 (2.70%) CoreOS
6 5 (2.70%) HPUX
6 5 (2.70%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.16%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.62%) Debian
8 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.08%) CentOS
9 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.54%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.54%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (20.54%) Capacity Planning
3 33 (17.84%) Configuration Management
4 30 (16.22%) SOA
4 30 (16.22%) Test Automation
5 29 (15.68%) E-Commerce
6 28 (15.14%) Scrum
7 26 (14.05%) Continuous Delivery
7 26 (14.05%) DevOps
8 24 (12.97%) Mentoring
9 21 (11.35%) Coaching
9 21 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (10.81%) Integration Testing
11 18 (9.73%) Kanban
11 18 (9.73%) TDD
12 15 (8.11%) BDD
12 15 (8.11%) Unit Testing
13 14 (7.57%) Pair Programming
14 13 (7.03%) Open Source
14 13 (7.03%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (25.95%) Java
2 43 (23.24%) SQL
3 24 (12.97%) Python
4 21 (11.35%) C#
5 20 (10.81%) Perl
5 20 (10.81%) Scala
6 16 (8.65%) JavaScript
7 15 (8.11%) T-SQL
8 13 (7.03%) Bash Shell
8 13 (7.03%) R
9 12 (6.49%) PL/SQL
9 12 (6.49%) Shell Script
10 11 (5.95%) PHP
10 11 (5.95%) Ruby
11 10 (5.41%) C++
11 10 (5.41%) VBA
12 9 (4.86%) C
13 8 (4.32%) Groovy
13 8 (4.32%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.62%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (6.49%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.95%) Degree
3 6 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.16%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.62%) RHCE
6 2 (1.08%) CCNA
6 2 (1.08%) CCNP
7 1 (0.54%) CISSP
7 1 (0.54%) HND
7 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.19%) QA
2 7 (3.78%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.78%) SLA
3 5 (2.70%) EMIR
3 5 (2.70%) MiFID
4 3 (1.62%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.08%) PMO
5 2 (1.08%) WAI
5 2 (1.08%) WCAG
6 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.54%) GDPR
6 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (10.27%) Docker
2 14 (7.57%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.32%) KVM
3 8 (4.32%) NFS
3 8 (4.32%) oVirt
3 8 (4.32%) RHEV
4 7 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (2.16%) Samba
6 4 (2.16%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.08%) QEMU
7 2 (1.08%) SRDF
7 2 (1.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 48 (25.95%) Puppet
2 18 (9.73%) Terraform
3 10 (5.41%) Kubernetes
4 9 (4.86%) Consul
5 8 (4.32%) Grafana
5 8 (4.32%) Packer
5 8 (4.32%) StatsD
6 6 (3.24%) Nagios
6 6 (3.24%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (2.70%) Ansible
8 4 (2.16%) Data Guard
8 4 (2.16%) Juju
9 3 (1.62%) Control-M
9 3 (1.62%) Kibana
9 3 (1.62%) logstash
9 3 (1.62%) MAINVIEW
9 3 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (1.62%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (1.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (14.05%) Oracle
2 21 (11.35%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.57%) Google
3 14 (7.57%) VMware
4 12 (6.49%) IBM
5 9 (4.86%) Cisco
5 9 (4.86%) Splunk
6 7 (3.78%) EMC
6 7 (3.78%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.24%) Charles River
7 6 (3.24%) NetApp
7 6 (3.24%) SAP
7 6 (3.24%) Veritas
8 4 (2.16%) HP
8 4 (2.16%) Sun
8 4 (2.16%) Tableau
9 3 (1.62%) 3PAR
9 3 (1.62%) hybris
9 3 (1.62%) Infoblox
9 3 (1.62%) RightFax