Period
to 20 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Performance Analyst was £421 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 770 772 747
Rank change year-on-year +2 -25 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Analyst 60 78 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.067% 0.085% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.090% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 51 53
England median daily rate £421 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £311 £263 £208
90th Percentile £650 £650 £593
UK median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +15.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
England median hourly rate £37.50 - £21.69
10th Percentile £33.25 - £19.47
90th Percentile £39.75 - £23.89
UK median hourly rate £37.50 - £21.69

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 85,064 86,834 85,300
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.69% 94.84% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,851 58,238 56,168
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £649 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,529 2,538 2,920
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% - -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.85 £47.83 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% +2.78% -4.48%

Performance Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Performance Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Analyst in England

Performance Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Analyst in England

Performance Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Analyst in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Analyst in England

Performance Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Analyst in England

Performance Analyst
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 Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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 -19 23 £475 +22.50% 3
North of England -13 17 £375 +25.42%
Midlands +9 9 £370 -1.33%
South East +8 8 £400 +3.23%
North West -2 8 £375 +25.42%
West Midlands -13 8 £370 -1.99%
Yorkshire -9 6 £315 +40.00%
North East +1 3 £388 -3.13%
South West -34 2 £330 +3.94% 1
East Midlands +10 1 - -
East of England -7 1 - -
Performance Analyst
UK

Performance Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, Performance Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Performance Analyst in the job title.

1 25 (41.67%) Performance Testing
2 20 (33.33%) JMeter
3 18 (30.00%) LoadRunner
4 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
5 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 9 (15.00%) Analytics
7 9 (15.00%) Oracle
8 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 8 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 8 (13.33%) Finance
8 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
9 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (11.67%) Linux
10 6 (10.00%) SQL
10 6 (10.00%) Windows
10 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (10.00%) Investment Management
10 6 (10.00%) Degree
10 6 (10.00%) SDLC
11 5 (8.33%) API Testing
11 5 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (8.33%) Performance Attribution
11 5 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (8.33%) Load Testing
12 4 (6.67%) ISEB
12 4 (6.67%) HP
12 4 (6.67%) XML

Performance Analyst Skill Set
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 1 (1.67%) Confluence
1 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.67%) SAS
1 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.00%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.67%) GitHub
3 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.67%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
3 1 (1.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) FTP
1 2 (3.33%) HTTP
1 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) DHCP
2 1 (1.67%) DNS
2 1 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) MySQL
3 2 (3.33%) Power BI
4 1 (1.67%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.67%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.67%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.67%) MS Access
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 20 (33.33%) JMeter
2 18 (30.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (6.67%) Gatling
4 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.33%) JIRA
5 2 (3.33%) NeoLoad
5 2 (3.33%) Selenium
5 2 (3.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.67%) Ant
6 1 (1.67%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.67%) CA Release Automation
6 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.67%) GitLab
6 1 (1.67%) Gradle
6 1 (1.67%) Hudson
6 1 (1.67%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.67%) Maven
6 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Front Office
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Electronics
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) XML
2 3 (5.00%) Web Services
3 2 (3.33%) jQuery
3 2 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.00%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.33%) NHS
4 2 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) e-Health
5 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.67%) LIMS
5 1 (1.67%) PACS
5 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Linux
2 6 (10.00%) Windows
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.33%) Unix
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.67%) SUSE
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) Performance Testing
2 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 9 (15.00%) Analytics
5 8 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.00%) Investment Management
6 6 (10.00%) SDLC
7 5 (8.33%) API Testing
7 5 (8.33%) Load Testing
7 5 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (8.33%) Performance Attribution
7 5 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (6.67%) Performance Management
8 4 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
9 3 (5.00%) Digital Analytics
9 3 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) Java
2 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.00%) PHP
2 3 (5.00%) VBA
3 2 (3.33%) Python
3 2 (3.33%) VB
4 1 (1.67%) C#
4 1 (1.67%) Groovy
4 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) Degree
4 4 (6.67%) ISEB
5 2 (3.33%) CFA
6 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.67%) CIMA
6 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.67%) HL7
1 1 (1.67%) QA
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.67%) XenApp
2 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) ZABBIX
2 3 (5.00%) Grafana
3 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.33%) Puppet
4 1 (1.67%) Ansible
4 1 (1.67%) Automic
4 1 (1.67%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (1.67%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.67%) SCCM
4 1 (1.67%) SCOM
4 1 (1.67%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.67%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Oracle
2 4 (6.67%) FactSet
2 4 (6.67%) HP
3 3 (5.00%) BISAM
3 3 (5.00%) CA
3 3 (5.00%) Google
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.00%) SAP
3 3 (5.00%) VMware
4 2 (3.33%) AppDynamics
4 2 (3.33%) New Relic
4 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.33%) Tableau
5 1 (1.67%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.67%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.67%) Facebook
5 1 (1.67%) Splunk
5 1 (1.67%) StatPro
5 1 (1.67%) Twitter
5 1 (1.67%) Vermilion