The median contractor rate for a Performance Test Analyst was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 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
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 402 421 417
Rank change year-on-year +19 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 10 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.049% 0.032% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.034% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
Median daily rate £419 £388 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.06% +5.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £358 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £356 £325
% change year-on-year +5.26% +9.61%  
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19396 20655 22146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.29% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13838 14981 15430
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 228 376
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.94 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -4.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Performance Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Test Analyst in London

Performance Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Test Analyst in London

Performance Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Test Analyst in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Test Analyst in London

Performance Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Test Analyst in London

Performance Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 24 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
Wimbledon - 2 £450 -
Performance Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region featuring Performance Test Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (40.00%) Performance Testing
1 8 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 7 (35.00%) Unix
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) JMeter
3 6 (30.00%) Web Services
3 6 (30.00%) Test Planning
4 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 5 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) Perl
5 4 (20.00%) SOA
5 4 (20.00%) ETL
5 4 (20.00%) Windows
5 4 (20.00%) HTTP
5 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (20.00%) Fiddler
5 4 (20.00%) LoadUI
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
6 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) Open Source
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Informatica

Performance Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) PowerCenter
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (30.00%) JMeter
3 5 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 4 (20.00%) Fiddler
4 4 (20.00%) LoadUI
5 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (10.00%) Gatling
6 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
6 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.00%) Maven
6 1 (5.00%) NeoLoad
6 1 (5.00%) SilkPerformer
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Unix
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Test Planning
3 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) ETL
4 4 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
4 4 (20.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Open Source
5 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (10.00%) High Availability
6 2 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Stress Testing
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (5.00%) Graphite
2 1 (5.00%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Informatica
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
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