Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 777 620 765
Rank change year-on-year -157 +145 -88
Contract jobs citing Performance Analysis 110 243 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.30% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 151 90
UK median daily rate £421 £415 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.51% -3.77% +7.81%
10th Percentile £156 £313 £263
90th Percentile £635 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £391 £430
% change year-on-year -9.90% -8.91% +14.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 4
UK median hourly rate £29.59 £43.75 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.38% +78.57% +4.26%
10th Percentile £15.90 £33.13 £13.15
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £40.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.09 £45.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -55.37% +83.67% +4.26%

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 88,137 81,858 92,070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.22% 85.56% 84.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,117 53,624 60,753
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,365 2,065 2,308
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.86 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.53% +5.79% +8.82%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.42 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.25 £47.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +4.17% +10.91%

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 20 August 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 20 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Performance Analysis in the UK

Performance Analysis
Top 14 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 20 August 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 -107 102 £413 -2.94% 61
UK excluding London -79 65 £353 -9.90% 27
London -111 40 £465 +6.34% 35
South East -10 27 £353 -9.62% 8
North of England -30 13 £400 -11.11% 7
South West -9 10 £313 -21.88% 3
East of England -12 8 £300 -20.00% 3
North West -13 8 £388 -26.19% 5
East Midlands -3 4 - - 1
Yorkshire -13 4 £500 +11.11% 2
Midlands -26 4 - - 5
Wales -24 2 £413 +17.86% 1
North East -2 1 - -
Scotland -64 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 24 (21.82%) SQL
1 24 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.91%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (17.27%) ITIL
3 19 (17.27%) Linux
4 18 (16.36%) Finance
4 18 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (15.45%) Security Cleared
6 14 (12.73%) SC Cleared
6 14 (12.73%) Unix
7 13 (11.82%) DevOps
7 13 (11.82%) Analytics
8 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
8 12 (10.91%) Change Management
8 12 (10.91%) Degree
9 11 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
9 11 (10.00%) Coaching
9 11 (10.00%) Service Design
10 10 (9.09%) User Experience
10 10 (9.09%) Microsoft
11 9 (8.18%) Project Management
11 9 (8.18%) Java
11 9 (8.18%) SAP
11 9 (8.18%) Python
11 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Excel
11 9 (8.18%) Docker
11 9 (8.18%) Performance Management
12 8 (7.27%) Visualisation
12 8 (7.27%) Data Visualisation

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 7 (6.36%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.45%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.55%) Apache
4 4 (3.64%) CICS
5 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.91%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.91%) Confluence
6 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.91%) GemFire
6 1 (0.91%) IIS
6 1 (0.91%) nginx
6 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.91%) SAS
6 1 (0.91%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.64%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.73%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (6.36%) Google Analytics
2 4 (3.64%) Google Tag Manager
3 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.82%) Office 365
5 1 (0.91%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.91%) IaaS
5 1 (0.91%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.91%) PaaS
5 1 (0.91%) SaaS
5 1 (0.91%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.55%) Firewall
2 4 (3.64%) DNS
2 4 (3.64%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.64%) Unified Communications
3 3 (2.73%) Internet
3 3 (2.73%) LAN
3 3 (2.73%) VoIP
3 3 (2.73%) WAN
4 2 (1.82%) Converged Networks
4 2 (1.82%) DHCP
4 2 (1.82%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.82%) HTTP
4 2 (1.82%) MPLS
4 2 (1.82%) Network Security
4 2 (1.82%) SSL
4 2 (1.82%) VLAN
4 2 (1.82%) VPN
4 2 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.91%) 2G
5 1 (0.91%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.55%) QlikView
3 5 (4.55%) Redis
3 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (3.64%) DB2
4 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.73%) MySQL
5 3 (2.73%) Power BI
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.82%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.91%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.91%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.91%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Git (software)
1 7 (6.36%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.45%) JIRA
3 5 (4.55%) Bitbucket
4 4 (3.64%) JMeter
4 4 (3.64%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.82%) NeoLoad
5 2 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.82%) WebPagetest
6 1 (0.91%) CA Release Automation
6 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.91%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.91%) FishEye
6 1 (0.91%) Gatling
6 1 (0.91%) JBehave
6 1 (0.91%) Mockito
6 1 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.91%) VisualVM
General
1 18 (16.36%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.45%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.55%) Marketing
4 5 (4.55%) Military
5 4 (3.64%) Banking
5 4 (3.64%) Electronics
5 4 (3.64%) Legal
5 4 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.73%) Games
7 2 (1.82%) Automotive
7 2 (1.82%) Back Office
7 2 (1.82%) Front Office
7 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.91%) Billing
8 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.91%) Law
8 1 (0.91%) Local Government
8 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (29.09%) Analyst
2 13 (11.82%) Developer
3 9 (8.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (8.18%) Performance Analyst
3 9 (8.18%) Product Manager
4 8 (7.27%) Data Analyst
4 8 (7.27%) DBA
5 7 (6.36%) Digital Analyst
6 6 (5.45%) SQL DBA
7 5 (4.55%) Digital Performance Analyst
8 4 (3.64%) Business Analyst
8 4 (3.64%) Business Process Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) COBOL Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Process Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.64%) Senior Product Manager
8 4 (3.64%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (2.73%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.27%) HTML
2 7 (6.36%) CSS
3 6 (5.45%) REST
4 5 (4.55%) LAMP
5 4 (3.64%) Ajax
5 4 (3.64%) DirectX
5 4 (3.64%) OpenGL
5 4 (3.64%) OpenGL ES
5 4 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (3.64%) Vulkan
6 3 (2.73%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (2.73%) J2EE
7 2 (1.82%) .NET
7 2 (1.82%) RESTful
7 2 (1.82%) Spring
7 2 (1.82%) Spring Boot
8 1 (0.91%) JDBC
8 1 (0.91%) JSP
8 1 (0.91%) Middleware
8 1 (0.91%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.91%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.09%) User Experience
3 6 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.64%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.64%) Replication
6 3 (2.73%) Clustering
6 3 (2.73%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.73%) Social Media
6 3 (2.73%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.82%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.91%) ASIC
8 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.91%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.91%) NHS
8 1 (0.91%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.27%) Linux
2 14 (12.73%) Unix
3 7 (6.36%) Windows
4 5 (4.55%) Android
5 4 (3.64%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.64%) zOS
6 3 (2.73%) Mac OS
6 3 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.73%) Solaris
7 2 (1.82%) AIX
8 1 (0.91%) Debian
8 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.91%) VMS
8 1 (0.91%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (17.27%) ITIL
3 18 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (11.82%) Analytics
4 13 (11.82%) DevOps
5 12 (10.91%) Change Management
6 11 (10.00%) Coaching
6 11 (10.00%) Service Design
6 11 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (8.18%) Performance Management
7 9 (8.18%) Project Management
8 8 (7.27%) Business Analysis
8 8 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (7.27%) Data Visualisation
8 8 (7.27%) Performance Metrics
8 8 (7.27%) Scrum
8 8 (7.27%) Validation
8 8 (7.27%) Visualisation
9 7 (6.36%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (6.36%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.82%) SQL
2 9 (8.18%) Java
2 9 (8.18%) Python
3 7 (6.36%) JavaScript
3 7 (6.36%) Perl
4 6 (5.45%) C++
5 5 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.55%) C
5 5 (4.55%) PHP
6 4 (3.64%) COBOL
6 4 (3.64%) Groovy
6 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.73%) GLSL
7 3 (2.73%) HLSL
7 3 (2.73%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.82%) C#
8 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (15.45%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.73%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.91%) Degree
4 3 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.73%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.82%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.91%) CISM
6 1 (0.91%) CISSP
6 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) HND
6 1 (0.91%) ISEB
6 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.91%) MBA
6 1 (0.91%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.91%) PMO
3 1 (0.91%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (8.18%) Docker
2 5 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.64%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.64%) oVirt
3 4 (3.64%) RHEV
4 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.91%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.91%) OpenDJ
5 1 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.91%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (6.36%) Puppet
2 6 (5.45%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.64%) Terraform
4 3 (2.73%) Ansible
4 3 (2.73%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.82%) Consul
5 2 (1.82%) Nagios
5 2 (1.82%) Opsview
5 2 (1.82%) SCCM
5 2 (1.82%) SCOM
5 2 (1.82%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.91%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.91%) Grafana
6 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.91%) Oozie
6 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.18%) SAP
3 7 (6.36%) Google
4 6 (5.45%) Oracle
4 6 (5.45%) Tableau
5 4 (3.64%) Veritas
6 3 (2.73%) AppDynamics
6 3 (2.73%) Apple
6 3 (2.73%) EMC
6 3 (2.73%) VMware
7 2 (1.82%) Adobe
7 2 (1.82%) Cisco
7 2 (1.82%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.82%) Dynatrace
7 2 (1.82%) Juniper
7 2 (1.82%) SOASTA, Inc
7 2 (1.82%) Splunk
7 2 (1.82%) Sybase
8 1 (0.91%) CA
8 1 (0.91%) IBM