The median contractor rate for a Performance Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Analyst
UK / England
Rank 530 553 518
Rank change year-on-year +23 -35  
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Analyst 36 62 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.087% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 43 56
Median daily rate £350 £381 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.19% +7.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £183 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £460 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £19.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.30% -32.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year -13.95% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39295 46721 46527
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.22% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25610 30627 28567
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1460 1889
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Performance Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Performance Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 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
London +18 19 £350 -12.50% 3
West Midlands +17 5 - -
East Midlands -1 5 £425 +21.42%
South East +9 4 £313 -24.69%
North East -9 2 - - 1
East of England -7 1 £175 -58.82%
Performance Analyst
UK

Performance Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Performance 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 across the England region featuring Performance Analyst in the job title.

1 32 (35.16%) Performance Testing
2 25 (27.47%) Test Scripting
3 23 (25.27%) Unix
4 17 (18.68%) Java
4 17 (18.68%) Oracle
4 17 (18.68%) Performance Monitoring
5 16 (17.58%) Finance
5 16 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (16.48%) Data Analysis
6 15 (16.48%) LoadRunner
7 14 (15.38%) Test Planning
8 13 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 13 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (14.29%) JMeter
9 12 (13.19%) Banking
9 12 (13.19%) SQL
10 11 (12.09%) IBM
10 11 (12.09%) Tivoli
10 11 (12.09%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 11 (12.09%) Analytics
11 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (9.89%) Digital Analytics
12 9 (9.89%) AppDynamics
12 9 (9.89%) Visualisation
12 9 (9.89%) Google Analytics
12 9 (9.89%) HP
12 9 (9.89%) Business Analysis
12 9 (9.89%) Google
13 8 (8.79%) Fixed Income
13 8 (8.79%) C

Performance Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (4.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.20%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) HTTP
2 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.40%) PowerCenter
3 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (1.10%) Mixpanel
4 1 (1.10%) MS Access
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.10%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.10%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (16.48%) LoadRunner
2 13 (14.29%) JMeter
3 7 (7.69%) SoapUI
4 6 (6.59%) NeoLoad
5 5 (5.49%) Fiddler
6 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.20%) Maven
7 2 (2.20%) Selenium
7 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.10%) JIRA
8 1 (1.10%) LoadUI
8 1 (1.10%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (1.10%) Toad
General
1 16 (17.58%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Banking
3 7 (7.69%) Front Office
4 6 (6.59%) Publishing
5 4 (4.40%) Marketing
6 3 (3.30%) Retail
6 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.20%) Automotive
7 2 (2.20%) Back Office
7 2 (2.20%) Law
8 1 (1.10%) Billing
8 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.79%) Web Services
2 2 (2.20%) ATL
2 2 (2.20%) Middleware
2 2 (2.20%) SOAP
2 2 (2.20%) XML
3 1 (1.10%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.10%) HTML
3 1 (1.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.79%) Fixed Income
3 6 (6.59%) Derivative
3 6 (6.59%) Equities
4 4 (4.40%) NHS
5 3 (3.30%) Social Media
6 2 (2.20%) EPoS
7 1 (1.10%) Blog
7 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.10%) iPad
7 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.10%) PMI
7 1 (1.10%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.27%) Unix
2 4 (4.40%) Windows
3 2 (2.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.16%) Performance Testing
2 25 (27.47%) Test Scripting
3 17 (18.68%) Performance Monitoring
4 16 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (16.48%) Data Analysis
6 14 (15.38%) Test Planning
7 13 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 11 (12.09%) Analytics
9 9 (9.89%) Business Analysis
9 9 (9.89%) Digital Analytics
9 9 (9.89%) Visualisation
10 8 (8.79%) Performance Attribution
11 7 (7.69%) Asset Management
11 7 (7.69%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
11 7 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (7.69%) Performance Engineering
12 6 (6.59%) Business Transformation
12 6 (6.59%) Multivariate Testing
12 6 (6.59%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.68%) Java
2 12 (13.19%) SQL
3 8 (8.79%) C
4 6 (6.59%) Python
5 4 (4.40%) Perl
6 3 (3.30%) R
7 2 (2.20%) VBA
8 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.10%) C#
8 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.30%) Degree
2 3 (3.30%) ISEB
3 2 (2.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) CFA
4 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.10%) PMP
4 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) QA
2 4 (4.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.10%) PMO
3 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (12.09%) Tivoli
1 11 (12.09%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 7 (7.69%) Ganglia
2 7 (7.69%) nmon
3 5 (5.49%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.20%) Graphite
4 2 (2.20%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 17 (18.68%) Oracle
2 11 (12.09%) IBM
3 9 (9.89%) AppDynamics
3 9 (9.89%) Google
3 9 (9.89%) HP
4 6 (6.59%) Tableau
5 5 (5.49%) Informatica
6 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.40%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.20%) Guidewire
7 2 (2.20%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.20%) StatPro
7 2 (2.20%) VMware
8 1 (1.10%) Dynatrace
8 1 (1.10%) FactSet
8 1 (1.10%) Pega
8 1 (1.10%) SAP
8 1 (1.10%) Talend