Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Performance Analyst was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Performance Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 755 777 706
Rank change year-on-year +22 -71 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Analyst 102 96 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.098% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 47 99
England median daily rate £380 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £263 £224 £213
90th Percentile £500 £600 £482
UK median daily rate £380 £364 £325
% change year-on-year +4.47% +11.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 12
England median hourly rate £23.00 £22.90 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.45% +20.42% -12.86%
10th Percentile £22.50 £17.42 £13.12
90th Percentile £23.50 £27.00 £23.00
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £22.90 £19.02
% change year-on-year +0.45% +20.42% -12.86%

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 89884 92670 98656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59938 60988 63819
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2667 3006 3819
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.90 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

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 23 November 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 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 23 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 -6 62 £425 +41.67% 1
Midlands +23 12 £375 -26.29%
South East +2 11 £375 +3.45% 3
West Midlands +34 10 £375 -36.17%
North of England +58 9 £325 -10.96% 1
South West 0 7 £320 +2.40%
North East +65 4 £325 +4.84%
North West +19 4 - -
Yorkshire +18 1 - - 1
East Midlands -10 1 - -
East of England -18 1 £313 -10.71%
Performance Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 37 (36.27%) SQL
2 27 (26.47%) ISTQB
3 26 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (24.51%) HP Quality Center
4 25 (24.51%) JMeter
5 23 (22.55%) SoapUI
5 23 (22.55%) Analytics
5 23 (22.55%) LoadUI
6 22 (21.57%) HP
6 22 (21.57%) ISEB
7 21 (20.59%) Software Testing
8 20 (19.61%) Performance Testing
8 20 (19.61%) Test Automation
9 19 (18.63%) Data Analysis
9 19 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (18.63%) Web Services
10 18 (17.65%) Stress Testing
11 15 (14.71%) Google
12 14 (13.73%) Performance Management
12 14 (13.73%) Google Analytics
12 14 (13.73%) Test Scripting
12 14 (13.73%) Visualisation
13 13 (12.75%) Scenario Testing
13 13 (12.75%) Management Information System
14 12 (11.76%) LoadRunner
14 12 (11.76%) Finance
14 12 (11.76%) Digital Analytics
15 11 (10.78%) Performance Measurement
16 10 (9.80%) Degree
16 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Excel

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 4 (3.92%) SAS
2 3 (2.94%) CMS
3 1 (0.98%) Confluence
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.94%) SPSS
3 3 (2.94%) Stata
4 2 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.73%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.98%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) 4G
1 5 (4.90%) LTE
1 5 (4.90%) Wireless
2 3 (2.94%) HTTP
3 2 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (4.90%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (3.92%) MS Access
4 2 (1.96%) DTS
4 2 (1.96%) Power BI
5 1 (0.98%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (24.51%) JMeter
2 23 (22.55%) LoadUI
2 23 (22.55%) SoapUI
3 12 (11.76%) LoadRunner
4 6 (5.88%) Selenium
5 5 (4.90%) JIRA
6 4 (3.92%) HP UFT
6 4 (3.92%) NeoLoad
7 2 (1.96%) JUnit
8 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.98%) Gatling
8 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.98%) Rational Performance Tester
8 1 (0.98%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.98%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.98%) WebLOAD
General
1 12 (11.76%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Banking
3 5 (4.90%) Publishing
3 5 (4.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.94%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Law
5 1 (0.98%) Marketing
5 1 (0.98%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.63%) Web Services
2 3 (2.94%) SOAP
3 2 (1.96%) .NET
3 2 (1.96%) HTML
3 2 (1.96%) HTML5
4 1 (0.98%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.98%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.75%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.86%) User Experience
4 5 (4.90%) NHS
5 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.94%) Blog
7 2 (1.96%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.98%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.55%) Analytics
2 21 (20.59%) Software Testing
3 20 (19.61%) Performance Testing
3 20 (19.61%) Test Automation
4 19 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (18.63%) Data Analysis
5 18 (17.65%) Stress Testing
6 14 (13.73%) Performance Management
6 14 (13.73%) Test Scripting
6 14 (13.73%) Visualisation
7 13 (12.75%) Scenario Testing
8 12 (11.76%) Digital Analytics
9 11 (10.78%) Performance Measurement
10 8 (7.84%) A/B Testing
10 8 (7.84%) Multivariate Testing
11 7 (6.86%) Statistics
12 6 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (5.88%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
12 6 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
12 6 (5.88%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 37 (36.27%) SQL
2 7 (6.86%) Python
3 4 (3.92%) Ruby
4 3 (2.94%) R
5 2 (1.96%) C#
5 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.96%) VBA
6 1 (0.98%) Java
6 1 (0.98%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (26.47%) ISTQB
2 22 (21.57%) ISEB
3 10 (9.80%) Degree
4 9 (8.82%) Security Cleared
5 8 (7.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.98%) HND
9 1 (0.98%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.98%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) QA
2 3 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 25 (24.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.98%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.98%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 22 (21.57%) HP
2 15 (14.71%) Google
3 8 (7.84%) Tableau
4 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.94%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.94%) Motorola
6 2 (1.96%) IBM
6 2 (1.96%) Oracle
7 1 (0.98%) Adobe
7 1 (0.98%) Facebook
7 1 (0.98%) IBM Sterling
7 1 (0.98%) SAP