The median contractor rate for a Performance Test Analyst was £383 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 June 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 Test Analyst
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 555 608 612
Rank change year-on-year +53 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 34 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.079% 0.031% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.032% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 17
Median daily rate £383 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.51% +7.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £327 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £356 £330
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 40905 46317 48290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26668 30607 30911
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1357 1858
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 £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Performance Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Test Analyst in England

Performance Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Test Analyst in England

Performance Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Test Analyst in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Test Analyst in England

Performance Test 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 Test Analyst in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Test Analyst in England

Performance Test 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 Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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 -3 10 £419 +8.06% 1
South East +36 8 £325 -10.34% 1
West Midlands - 6 £400 -
North East +71 3 £325 -
Yorkshire +28 3 £395 -1.25% 2
South West - 3 £320 -
Midlands - 1 £358 -
Performance Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 across the England region featuring Performance Test Analyst in the job title.

1 25 (43.86%) Performance Testing
2 17 (29.82%) ISTQB
2 17 (29.82%) LoadRunner
3 16 (28.07%) HP
3 16 (28.07%) JMeter
3 16 (28.07%) Test Scripting
4 15 (26.32%) Test Automation
4 15 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (24.56%) SoapUI
5 14 (24.56%) SQL
6 13 (22.81%) Unix
6 13 (22.81%) Finance
7 12 (21.05%) Oracle
7 12 (21.05%) Test Planning
7 12 (21.05%) Scenario Testing
8 11 (19.30%) Java
8 11 (19.30%) Web Services
8 11 (19.30%) ISEB
9 10 (17.54%) Defect Management
10 9 (15.79%) LoadUI
10 9 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (15.79%) Test Strategy
11 8 (14.04%) HTTP
12 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
12 7 (12.28%) Test Management
12 7 (12.28%) LTE
12 7 (12.28%) Non-Functional Testing
12 7 (12.28%) NeoLoad
13 6 (10.53%) 4G
13 6 (10.53%) Manual Testing

Performance Test 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 (7.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) HTTP
2 7 (12.28%) LTE
3 6 (10.53%) 4G
4 5 (8.77%) Wireless
5 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.26%) Internet
7 2 (3.51%) LAN
7 2 (3.51%) SAN
7 2 (3.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.51%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (29.82%) LoadRunner
2 16 (28.07%) JMeter
3 14 (24.56%) SoapUI
4 9 (15.79%) LoadUI
5 7 (12.28%) NeoLoad
6 4 (7.02%) Fiddler
6 4 (7.02%) HP UFT
7 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.26%) Selenium
8 2 (3.51%) Gatling
8 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.75%) Maven
9 1 (1.75%) SilkPerformer
9 1 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.26%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) Web Services
2 3 (5.26%) Gherkin
2 3 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.75%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Unix
2 4 (7.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Performance Testing
2 16 (28.07%) Test Scripting
3 15 (26.32%) Test Automation
4 12 (21.05%) Scenario Testing
4 12 (21.05%) Test Planning
5 10 (17.54%) Defect Management
6 9 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (15.79%) Test Strategy
7 7 (12.28%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (12.28%) Test Management
8 6 (10.53%) Manual Testing
8 6 (10.53%) Software Testing
9 5 (8.77%) Migration
9 5 (8.77%) SDLC
9 5 (8.77%) SOA
10 4 (7.02%) Analytics
10 4 (7.02%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Regression Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Re-Platforming
10 4 (7.02%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) SQL
2 11 (19.30%) Java
3 4 (7.02%) Perl
4 2 (3.51%) Scala
5 1 (1.75%) C
5 1 (1.75%) C#
5 1 (1.75%) Groovy
5 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) ISTQB
2 11 (19.30%) ISEB
3 5 (8.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.26%) Degree
6 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.26%) Ganglia
2 3 (5.26%) nmon
2 3 (5.26%) Tivoli
2 3 (5.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (1.75%) Graphite
3 1 (1.75%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) HP
2 12 (21.05%) Oracle
3 4 (7.02%) AppDynamics
4 3 (5.26%) IBM
4 3 (5.26%) Informatica
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco
5 2 (3.51%) Motorola
5 2 (3.51%) Nimble Storage
5 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.51%) VMware
6 1 (1.75%) Pega
6 1 (1.75%) SAP
6 1 (1.75%) Talend
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