Period
to 23 October 2018

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 6 months to 23 October 2018 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
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 770 634 722
Rank change year-on-year -136 +88 -81
Contract jobs citing Performance Analysis 117 252 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.29% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 155 93
UK median daily rate £481 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £169 £313 £271
90th Percentile £656 £575 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £425
% change year-on-year -3.85% -8.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 9
UK median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +50.94% -25.57%
10th Percentile £16.40 £30.00 £17.83
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £43.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.79 £42.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year -46.38% +38.21% -35.55%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 89,210 85,922 89,728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.24% 85.75% 85.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,880 56,977 59,235
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,415 2,057 2,438
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.98 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.93% +11.02% +3.73%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.17 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -19.32% +11.11% +2.69%

Performance Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Performance Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Performance Analysis in the UK

Performance Analysis
Top 15 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 6 months to 23 October 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
England -97 109 £494 +16.18% 58
UK excluding London -59 66 £375 -3.85% 48
London -94 46 £525 +21.74% 14
South East -21 24 £375 - 15
East of England +11 11 £300 -7.69% 8
North of England -14 11 £494 +9.72% 7
South West -15 10 £313 -21.88% 4
Yorkshire -6 7 £494 +9.72% 1
Midlands -8 7 £390 +15.56% 10
West Midlands -21 4 £500 +48.15% 5
East Midlands +13 3 £280 - 5
North West -13 3 - - 6
Wales -33 2 £413 +17.86% 2
Scotland -45 1 £475 +16.92% 2
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Performance Analysis.

1 31 (26.50%) SQL
2 27 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (19.66%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (17.95%) Finance
5 21 (17.95%) Linux
6 19 (16.24%) DevOps
6 19 (16.24%) Security Cleared
7 16 (13.68%) Docker
7 16 (13.68%) ITIL
7 16 (13.68%) SQL Server
8 15 (12.82%) HTML
8 15 (12.82%) Java
8 15 (12.82%) Degree
9 14 (11.97%) Scrum
9 14 (11.97%) SC Cleared
10 13 (11.11%) Mathematics
11 12 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (10.26%) Bash Shell
12 11 (9.40%) Test Automation
12 11 (9.40%) Analytics
12 11 (9.40%) Jenkins
12 11 (9.40%) Coaching
12 11 (9.40%) Kubernetes
12 11 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (9.40%) SAP
12 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Excel
12 11 (9.40%) Change Management
13 10 (8.55%) Project Management
13 10 (8.55%) Python

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 5 (4.27%) OpenStack
1 5 (4.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (4.27%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.42%) Apache
2 4 (3.42%) CICS
2 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.56%) JBoss
4 2 (1.71%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.71%) Confluence
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.85%) GemFire
5 1 (0.85%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.85%) nginx
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.42%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.56%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.71%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.71%) IaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.85%) Office 365
5 1 (0.85%) PaaS
5 1 (0.85%) SaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) VLAN
2 4 (3.42%) LAN
2 4 (3.42%) WAN
3 3 (2.56%) Extranet
3 3 (2.56%) Firewall
3 3 (2.56%) SNMP
3 3 (2.56%) SSH
3 3 (2.56%) SSL
4 2 (1.71%) DNS
4 2 (1.71%) Network Security
5 1 (0.85%) 4G
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.85%) DHCP
5 1 (0.85%) GSM
5 1 (0.85%) Internet
5 1 (0.85%) Junos
5 1 (0.85%) Multicast
5 1 (0.85%) OpenFlow
5 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.98%) MySQL
2 7 (5.98%) Redis
2 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.13%) DB2
3 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (4.27%) Big Data
4 5 (4.27%) QlikView
5 3 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.56%) MariaDB
5 3 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.56%) Power BI
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.71%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.71%) KDB
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.71%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 11 (9.40%) Jenkins
2 9 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.98%) Bitbucket
4 3 (2.56%) GitLab
4 3 (2.56%) GoCD
4 3 (2.56%) JIRA
5 2 (1.71%) JMeter
5 2 (1.71%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.71%) NeoLoad
5 2 (1.71%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.85%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.85%) FishEye
6 1 (0.85%) JBehave
6 1 (0.85%) Mockito
6 1 (0.85%) Selenium
6 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.85%) VisualVM
General
1 21 (17.95%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) Marketing
3 6 (5.13%) Electronics
3 6 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.27%) Games
5 4 (3.42%) Legal
5 4 (3.42%) Military
5 4 (3.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.56%) Front Office
7 2 (1.71%) Automotive
7 2 (1.71%) Banking
7 2 (1.71%) Law
8 1 (0.85%) Advertising
8 1 (0.85%) Billing
8 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Local Government
8 1 (0.85%) Publishing
8 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (24.79%) Analyst
2 19 (16.24%) Developer
3 10 (8.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (6.84%) Performance Analyst
5 7 (5.98%) Product Manager
6 6 (5.13%) Architect
6 6 (5.13%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.13%) Business Process Engineer
6 6 (5.13%) Consultant
6 6 (5.13%) Data Analyst
6 6 (5.13%) Process Engineer
7 5 (4.27%) DBA
8 4 (3.42%) Administrator
8 4 (3.42%) COBOL Developer
8 4 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.42%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.42%) Senior Product Manager
8 4 (3.42%) Service Analyst
9 3 (2.56%) SQL DBA
9 3 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.82%) HTML
2 8 (6.84%) REST
3 7 (5.98%) .NET
3 7 (5.98%) CSS
3 7 (5.98%) LAMP
4 6 (5.13%) OpenGL
4 6 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (5.13%) Spring
4 6 (5.13%) Vulkan
5 5 (4.27%) J2EE
5 5 (4.27%) XML
6 4 (3.42%) DirectX
6 4 (3.42%) Hibernate
6 4 (3.42%) HTML5
6 4 (3.42%) OpenGL ES
7 3 (2.56%) Apache Camel
7 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.56%) jQuery
7 3 (2.56%) Kafka
7 3 (2.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.84%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.13%) Mainframe
5 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.27%) Social Media
6 4 (3.42%) Clustering
6 4 (3.42%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.42%) NHS
7 3 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.56%) Video\Live Streaming
8 2 (1.71%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.71%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.71%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.71%) PACS
8 2 (1.71%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.71%) Replication
9 1 (0.85%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.85%) Equities
9 1 (0.85%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.95%) Linux
2 6 (5.13%) Unix
3 4 (3.42%) zOS
4 3 (2.56%) Android
4 3 (2.56%) Mac OS
4 3 (2.56%) Windows
5 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.85%) Debian
6 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.85%) VMS
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.66%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (16.24%) DevOps
4 16 (13.68%) ITIL
5 14 (11.97%) Scrum
6 13 (11.11%) Mathematics
7 11 (9.40%) Analytics
7 11 (9.40%) Change Management
7 11 (9.40%) Coaching
7 11 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (9.40%) Test Automation
8 10 (8.55%) Business Analysis
8 10 (8.55%) Project Management
9 9 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (7.69%) Data Modelling
9 9 (7.69%) Line Management
9 9 (7.69%) Migration
10 8 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (6.84%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.50%) SQL
2 15 (12.82%) Java
3 12 (10.26%) Bash Shell
4 10 (8.55%) PHP
4 10 (8.55%) Python
5 9 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.84%) C++
7 7 (5.98%) C
7 7 (5.98%) C#
8 6 (5.13%) Groovy
9 5 (4.27%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.42%) COBOL
10 4 (3.42%) Go
11 3 (2.56%) GLSL
11 3 (2.56%) HLSL
11 3 (2.56%) Perl
12 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.71%) VBA
13 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (16.24%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.82%) Degree
3 14 (11.97%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.56%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.71%) CFA
7 1 (0.85%) CISM
7 1 (0.85%) CISSP
7 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.85%) HND
7 1 (0.85%) ISEB
7 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.85%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.85%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.56%) QA
2 3 (2.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) PMO
3 1 (0.85%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (13.68%) Docker
2 6 (5.13%) oVirt
2 6 (5.13%) RHEV
2 6 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.42%) Xen
4 3 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.56%) NFS
5 2 (1.71%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.85%) HDFS
6 1 (0.85%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.85%) OpenDJ
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (9.40%) Kubernetes
2 10 (8.55%) Puppet
2 10 (8.55%) Terraform
3 4 (3.42%) Ansible
4 3 (2.56%) Cacti
4 3 (2.56%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (2.56%) Mesos
4 3 (2.56%) Prometheus
5 2 (1.71%) Icinga
5 2 (1.71%) Nagios
5 2 (1.71%) Oozie
5 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.71%) SCCM
5 2 (1.71%) SCOM
5 2 (1.71%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.85%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.85%) Grafana
6 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (9.40%) SAP
2 8 (6.84%) Oracle
3 7 (5.98%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.13%) VMware
5 5 (4.27%) Cisco
6 4 (3.42%) CA
6 4 (3.42%) hybris
6 4 (3.42%) IBM
6 4 (3.42%) Splunk
7 3 (2.56%) Apple
7 3 (2.56%) EMC
7 3 (2.56%) NetQoS
8 2 (1.71%) Dynatrace
8 2 (1.71%) FactSet
8 2 (1.71%) Google
8 2 (1.71%) Greenplum
8 2 (1.71%) Juniper
8 2 (1.71%) Pega
8 2 (1.71%) StatPro
8 2 (1.71%) Sybase