Period
to 9 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Performance Test Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +70
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.58% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Lancashire median daily rate £375 - -
North West median daily rate £375 - £383
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Contract vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 655 438 577
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.07% 95.22% 95.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 276 391
Lancashire median daily rate £463 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.20% +8.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £175
90th Percentile £626 £568 £556
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 46 61
Lancashire median hourly rate £28.00 £42.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.12% +10.39% +4.05%
10th Percentile £10.60 £11.84 £11.04
90th Percentile £45.50 £53.00 £59.31
North West median hourly rate £19.21 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.94% +14.29% -10.26%

Performance Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Test Analyst in Lancashire

Performance Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Test Analyst in Lancashire

Performance Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. 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
Chorley - 2 £375 -
Skelmersdale - 2 - -
Performance Test Analyst
North West

Performance Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, Performance Test 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 Lancashire region featuring Performance Test Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Performance Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) VMware