The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Performance Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Analysis over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Analysis
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 508 560 542
Rank change year-on-year +52 -18  
Contract jobs citing Performance Analysis 108 85 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 46 58
Median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £283 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £513 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +3.28% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £31.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +11.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £35.00 £17.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £44.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £35.73
% change year-on-year +28.57% -2.02%  

Performance Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39590 44959 45378
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.37% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25806 29818 29077
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1062 1087 1274
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.80 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Performance Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Performance Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Analysis in the UK

Performance Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Analysis in the UK

Performance Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Analysis over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Analysis in the UK

Performance Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Analysis in the UK

Performance Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Analysis over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Performance Analysis in the UK

Performance Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +58 86 £450 +5.88% 25
London +24 51 £500 +14.28% 14
South East +19 14 £413 +1.85%
City of London +6 10 £525 +40.00% 6
South Wales - 10 £350 -
Wales - 10 £350 -
Scotland +36 9 £425 +14.55%
Glasgow +16 8 £425 +51.78%
North West +24 7 £525 +98.11%
Cardiff - 7 £350 -
Manchester +15 6 - -
Hampshire +13 6 £238 -45.08%
East of England -1 4 - - 3
South West - 4 £350 - 1
Surrey +6 3 £400 -9.60%
Cambridge - 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 1
Yorkshire +25 2 £413 -4.06%
West Yorkshire +21 2 £413 -4.06%
Berkshire +13 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £300 -
Belfast - 2 £348 -
County Antrim - 2 £348 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £348 -
West Midlands +23 1 £300 -20.00% 3
Cheshire +19 1 £525 -
Edinburgh +13 1 £450 +1.80%
Birmingham +10 1 £300 -20.00% 1
East Sussex +1 1 - -
Brighton -1 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Performance Analysis.

1 46 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (21.91%) Java
3 36 (20.22%) HTML
4 35 (19.66%) Linux
5 31 (17.42%) C++
6 30 (16.85%) XML
7 29 (16.29%) Unix
8 27 (15.17%) Microsoft
9 26 (14.61%) SQL Server
10 24 (13.48%) SQL
11 23 (12.92%) C
11 23 (12.92%) Oracle
11 23 (12.92%) JavaScript
12 22 (12.36%) CSS
12 22 (12.36%) Project Management
12 22 (12.36%) VMware
13 21 (11.80%) XSLT
14 20 (11.24%) E-Commerce
14 20 (11.24%) Scrum
14 20 (11.24%) Finance
14 20 (11.24%) Security Cleared
15 19 (10.67%) Python
16 18 (10.11%) ITIL
16 18 (10.11%) Degree
17 17 (9.55%) Git (software)
17 17 (9.55%) Shell Script
18 16 (8.99%) Migration
18 16 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (8.99%) Capacity Planning
19 15 (8.43%) SC Cleared

Performance Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (7.87%) Apache
2 11 (6.18%) WebSphere
3 10 (5.62%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.49%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (4.49%) JCAPS
5 6 (3.37%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.81%) JBoss
6 5 (2.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.81%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.69%) CMS
7 3 (1.69%) IIS
8 2 (1.12%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.12%) Confluence
8 2 (1.12%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.56%) Liferay
9 1 (0.56%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (5.62%) Doxygen
2 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.12%) XMetaL
7 1 (0.56%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.56%) CATIA
7 1 (0.56%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.37%) LabWindows
2 5 (2.81%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (1.12%) RMDS
3 2 (1.12%) Siebel CRM
4 1 (0.56%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.56%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.74%) Office 365
2 11 (6.18%) GitHub
3 3 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle CX
4 2 (1.12%) SaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.56%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 1 (0.56%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.62%) HTTP
2 9 (5.06%) Firewall
2 9 (5.06%) WAN
3 7 (3.93%) Internet
3 7 (3.93%) LDAP
3 7 (3.93%) SAN
4 6 (3.37%) VPN
5 5 (2.81%) DNS
5 5 (2.81%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.25%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (1.69%) Intranet
7 3 (1.69%) LAN
7 3 (1.69%) MRTG
7 3 (1.69%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.12%) BGP
8 2 (1.12%) ICMP
8 2 (1.12%) IPsec
8 2 (1.12%) SNMP
8 2 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.43%) MySQL
3 13 (7.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.49%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.37%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.81%) DB2
6 5 (2.81%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.81%) Redis
6 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.25%) Big Data
7 4 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.12%) Parquet
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (9.55%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.18%) Eclipse
3 9 (5.06%) Bower
3 9 (5.06%) Grunt
3 9 (5.06%) gulp
3 9 (5.06%) JIRA
3 9 (5.06%) webpack
4 7 (3.93%) Jasmine
4 7 (3.93%) Mocha
5 6 (3.37%) Cucumber
5 6 (3.37%) JUnit
5 6 (3.37%) SoapUI
6 4 (2.25%) LoadRunner
6 4 (2.25%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.69%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.12%) TestRail
9 1 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (11.24%) Finance
2 14 (7.87%) Banking
3 11 (6.18%) Retail
4 7 (3.93%) Aerospace
4 7 (3.93%) Marketing
5 6 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.25%) Games
6 4 (2.25%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Electronics
7 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.12%) Publishing
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
8 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.56%) French Language
8 1 (0.56%) Front Office
8 1 (0.56%) Military
8 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (16.85%) Analyst
2 26 (14.61%) Developer
3 19 (10.67%) Architect
4 17 (9.55%) Author
4 17 (9.55%) Technical Author
5 13 (7.30%) Business Analyst
6 12 (6.74%) Administrator
6 12 (6.74%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (4.49%) Consultant
7 8 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (4.49%) Technical Architect
8 7 (3.93%) Linux Specialist
9 6 (3.37%) DBA
9 6 (3.37%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.37%) Programme Manager
9 6 (3.37%) Tester
10 5 (2.81%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (2.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (2.81%) Performance Analyst
10 5 (2.81%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (20.22%) HTML
2 30 (16.85%) XML
3 22 (12.36%) CSS
4 21 (11.80%) XSLT
5 13 (7.30%) Node.js
6 12 (6.74%) CSS3
6 12 (6.74%) React
7 11 (6.18%) Web Services
8 10 (5.62%) ActiveMQ
9 9 (5.06%) Redux
9 9 (5.06%) SOAP
9 9 (5.06%) Spring
10 8 (4.49%) IBM Integration Bus
10 8 (4.49%) J2EE
11 6 (3.37%) .NET
11 6 (3.37%) JSON
11 6 (3.37%) Middleware
11 6 (3.37%) RESTful
12 5 (2.81%) Apache CXF
12 5 (2.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.62%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.62%) Replication
3 7 (3.93%) Data Structures
3 7 (3.93%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.81%) Clustering
5 5 (2.81%) Fixed Income
5 5 (2.81%) User Experience
6 4 (2.25%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.25%) Derivative
6 4 (2.25%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.25%) Online Games
7 3 (1.69%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (1.69%) Grid Computing
7 3 (1.69%) HACMP
7 3 (1.69%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 3 (1.69%) NHS
7 3 (1.69%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.12%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.66%) Linux
2 29 (16.29%) Unix
3 13 (7.30%) AIX
4 10 (5.62%) Windows
5 9 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.93%) Solaris
7 6 (3.37%) Android
7 6 (3.37%) HPUX
7 6 (3.37%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.69%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.12%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.56%) Debian
10 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (12.36%) Project Management
3 20 (11.24%) E-Commerce
3 20 (11.24%) Scrum
4 18 (10.11%) ITIL
5 16 (8.99%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (8.99%) Migration
6 14 (7.87%) TDD
7 12 (6.74%) Kanban
7 12 (6.74%) Service Delivery
7 12 (6.74%) SOA
8 11 (6.18%) Analytics
8 11 (6.18%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (6.18%) Data Modelling
8 11 (6.18%) PRINCE2
8 11 (6.18%) Software Engineering
9 10 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (5.62%) DevOps
9 10 (5.62%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (5.62%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 39 (21.91%) Java
2 31 (17.42%) C++
3 24 (13.48%) SQL
4 23 (12.92%) C
4 23 (12.92%) JavaScript
5 19 (10.67%) Python
6 17 (9.55%) Shell Script
7 13 (7.30%) Bash Shell
8 9 (5.06%) Perl
9 8 (4.49%) Scala
10 5 (2.81%) C#
10 5 (2.81%) R
10 5 (2.81%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.25%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.69%) Korn
13 2 (1.12%) Groovy
13 2 (1.12%) Haskell
14 1 (0.56%) Clojure
14 1 (0.56%) Erlang
14 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (11.24%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.11%) Degree
3 15 (8.43%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.49%) ISTQB
5 6 (3.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.81%) ISEB
7 3 (1.69%) CISSP
7 3 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.12%) APMP
8 2 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.12%) CEH
8 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.12%) PMP
8 2 (1.12%) SANS
9 1 (0.56%) CCNA
9 1 (0.56%) CCNP
9 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.56%) HND
9 1 (0.56%) MBA
9 1 (0.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.06%) HL7
1 9 (5.06%) QA
2 4 (2.25%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.25%) SLA
3 2 (1.12%) PMO
4 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.62%) Docker
3 9 (5.06%) Virtual Servers
4 8 (4.49%) Squid
5 7 (3.93%) Active Directory
5 7 (3.93%) NFS
6 3 (1.69%) vSphere
7 2 (1.12%) SRDF
7 2 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.56%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 10 (5.62%) vCenter Server
2 8 (4.49%) SCOM
2 8 (4.49%) SELinux
3 7 (3.93%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (3.93%) Puppet
4 5 (2.81%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (2.25%) Grafana
5 4 (2.25%) Nagios
5 4 (2.25%) StatsD
6 3 (1.69%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.69%) MAINVIEW
6 3 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.12%) Cacti
7 2 (1.12%) EMC TimeFinder
7 2 (1.12%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (1.12%) Mesos
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.12%) SnapMirror
7 2 (1.12%) SnapVault
7 2 (1.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (15.17%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.92%) Oracle
3 22 (12.36%) VMware
4 15 (8.43%) Red Hat
5 14 (7.87%) Google
6 13 (7.30%) EMC
7 12 (6.74%) SAP
8 11 (6.18%) IBM
9 9 (5.06%) HP
10 8 (4.49%) ArcSight
10 8 (4.49%) Fiorano
10 8 (4.49%) InterSystems
10 8 (4.49%) Splunk
10 8 (4.49%) Tripwire
11 6 (3.37%) Sun
12 5 (2.81%) BMC
12 5 (2.81%) hybris
12 5 (2.81%) NetApp
13 4 (2.25%) 3PAR
13 4 (2.25%) SOASTA, Inc
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Stott & May
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