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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Analysis
UK
Rank 537 550 520
Rank change year-on-year +13 -30  
Contract jobs citing Performance Analysis 72 91 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 55 68
Median daily rate £400 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% +7.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £375 £301
% change year-on-year +1.66% +24.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £29.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.54% -10.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £29.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year +52.54% -10.60%  

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 37182 44106 42440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.13% 82.88% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24552 28910 26291
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 945 1111 1221
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +32.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +13 60 £425 +5.59% 27
London +14 16 £458 +7.64% 7
East of England - 14 £425 - 3
West Midlands +19 12 £365 - 4
South East +9 12 £638 +59.37% 4
Cambridgeshire - 10 £350 -
Cambridge - 10 £350 -
Buckinghamshire -8 9 £638 +71.71%
Scotland - 8 £388 -
Glasgow - 8 £388 -
Milton Keynes -2 6 £625 +68.35%
Warwickshire - 5 £343 - 1
Wales +13 4 £185 - 1
Birmingham -1 4 £344 -5.82% 1
South Wales +17 3 £186 - 1
Coventry - 3 £475 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £425 - 1
Cardiff - 3 £186 - 1
North West +28 2 £350 -30.00% 2
Hampshire +6 2 - -
Luton - 2 £425 - 1
Reading +19 1 - -
Berkshire +17 1 - -
Yorkshire +13 1 £375 -33.03% 2
East Midlands 0 1 £350 -15.15% 2
Northamptonshire -3 1 £350 -17.64%
South West -7 1 - - 3
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 2
Denbighshire - 1 £175 -
Cumbria - 1 - -

Performance Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 40 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (19.64%) Linux
3 31 (18.45%) Microsoft
4 30 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (16.67%) Python
6 26 (15.48%) C
6 26 (15.48%) XML
6 26 (15.48%) Finance
7 24 (14.29%) C++
7 24 (14.29%) HTML
8 23 (13.69%) Java
8 23 (13.69%) SQL
9 22 (13.10%) Project Management
10 21 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 21 (12.50%) Analytics
11 20 (11.90%) Web Services
11 20 (11.90%) Banking
12 19 (11.31%) Unix
13 18 (10.71%) Oracle
13 18 (10.71%) Scrum
14 17 (10.12%) E-Commerce
14 17 (10.12%) Degree
15 16 (9.52%) Security Cleared
15 16 (9.52%) Splunk
15 16 (9.52%) Windows
15 16 (9.52%) XSLT
16 15 (8.93%) TDD
17 14 (8.33%) Retail
17 14 (8.33%) VMware
17 14 (8.33%) Shell Script

Performance Analysis
Top Related 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 8 (4.76%) Confluence
1 8 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.98%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (2.98%) OpenStack
2 5 (2.98%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.79%) Apache Qpid
4 3 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.79%) CMS
4 3 (1.79%) IIS
4 3 (1.79%) JCAPS
5 2 (1.19%) Apache
5 2 (1.19%) Kentico
6 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.60%) DataSynapse
6 1 (0.60%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.60%) Liferay
6 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (7.74%) Doxygen
1 13 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.76%) MS Office
2 8 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.98%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.79%) Sentinel
3 2 (1.19%) LabWindows
3 2 (1.19%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.74%) Office 365
2 12 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.38%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.79%) IBM PureFlex
6 2 (1.19%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.14%) WAN
2 10 (5.95%) SAN
3 7 (4.17%) DNS
4 5 (2.98%) HTTP
4 5 (2.98%) Internet
4 5 (2.98%) Kerberos
4 5 (2.98%) LDAP
5 4 (2.38%) SNMP
6 3 (1.79%) Intranet
6 3 (1.79%) LAN
7 2 (1.19%) Firewall
7 2 (1.19%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.19%) Wireless
8 1 (0.60%) BGP
8 1 (0.60%) DHCP
8 1 (0.60%) MPLS
8 1 (0.60%) OSPF
8 1 (0.60%) SSL
8 1 (0.60%) Telnet
8 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.74%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.17%) MySQL
5 7 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.98%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.38%) Big Data
8 3 (1.79%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.19%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.19%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.19%) QlikView
9 2 (1.19%) Redis
9 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (7.74%) Eclipse
2 12 (7.14%) JIRA
3 7 (4.17%) LoadRunner
4 5 (2.98%) JMeter
4 5 (2.98%) NeoLoad
4 5 (2.98%) WebLOAD
5 3 (1.79%) Babel
5 3 (1.79%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.79%) JUnit
5 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.79%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.79%) webpack
6 2 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.19%) Subversion
6 2 (1.19%) TestRail
7 1 (0.60%) Hudson
7 1 (0.60%) Mockito
General
1 26 (15.48%) Finance
2 20 (11.90%) Banking
3 14 (8.33%) Retail
4 13 (7.74%) Marketing
5 9 (5.36%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.57%) Games
7 4 (2.38%) Front Office
8 3 (1.79%) Back Office
8 3 (1.79%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.19%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.60%) Advertising
10 1 (0.60%) French Language
10 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 31 (18.45%) Analyst
2 26 (15.48%) Developer
3 17 (10.12%) Author
3 17 (10.12%) Business Analyst
3 17 (10.12%) Technical Author
4 13 (7.74%) Architect
5 12 (7.14%) Administrator
6 9 (5.36%) Technical Architect
7 6 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (3.57%) Compliance Analyst
7 6 (3.57%) Java Developer
7 6 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (3.57%) Programme Manager
7 6 (3.57%) Support Analyst
7 6 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (3.57%) Tester
8 5 (2.98%) Compliance Business Analyst
8 5 (2.98%) Fraud Business Analyst
8 5 (2.98%) Performance Analyst
8 5 (2.98%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.48%) XML
2 24 (14.29%) HTML
3 20 (11.90%) Web Services
4 16 (9.52%) XSLT
5 9 (5.36%) Elastic Stack
6 8 (4.76%) AngularJS
7 7 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
7 7 (4.17%) React
7 7 (4.17%) React Native
8 6 (3.57%) Apache Cordova
8 6 (3.57%) Ember.js
8 6 (3.57%) JSON
8 6 (3.57%) REST
8 6 (3.57%) SOAP
8 6 (3.57%) Spring
9 5 (2.98%) HTML5
9 5 (2.98%) jBPM
9 5 (2.98%) RESTful
9 5 (2.98%) Spring Security
9 5 (2.98%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.55%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.95%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.57%) Public Cloud
4 6 (3.57%) Social Media
5 4 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (2.38%) NHS
6 3 (1.79%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.79%) Equities
6 3 (1.79%) FMCG
6 3 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.79%) Replication
6 3 (1.79%) Semantic Web
6 3 (1.79%) User Experience
6 3 (1.79%) W3C
7 2 (1.19%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.19%) Derivative
7 2 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.19%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.64%) Linux
2 19 (11.31%) Unix
3 16 (9.52%) Windows
4 8 (4.76%) Android
4 8 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.57%) Solaris
6 4 (2.38%) AIX
6 4 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.38%) HPUX
7 3 (1.79%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.19%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.60%) Debian
9 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (13.10%) Project Management
3 21 (12.50%) Analytics
4 18 (10.71%) Scrum
5 17 (10.12%) E-Commerce
6 15 (8.93%) TDD
7 12 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 11 (6.55%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (6.55%) ITIL
8 11 (6.55%) Statistics
9 10 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (5.95%) Coaching
9 10 (5.95%) Migration
9 10 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (5.36%) Waterfall
11 8 (4.76%) BDD
11 8 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (4.76%) SOA
11 8 (4.76%) Software Engineering
12 7 (4.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 28 (16.67%) Python
2 26 (15.48%) C
3 24 (14.29%) C++
4 23 (13.69%) Java
4 23 (13.69%) SQL
5 14 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 12 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 8 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 8 (4.76%) Perl
7 8 (4.76%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.57%) ES6
8 6 (3.57%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.98%) Korn
9 5 (2.98%) R
10 4 (2.38%) C#
11 3 (1.79%) ECMAScript
11 3 (1.79%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.79%) SPARQL
12 2 (1.19%) VB
12 2 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (10.12%) Degree
2 16 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 13 (7.74%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.98%) ISEB
5 3 (1.79%) RHCE
6 2 (1.19%) APMP
6 2 (1.19%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.19%) PMP
7 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.60%) MBA
7 1 (0.60%) MCSE
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.36%) QA
2 6 (3.57%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.98%) SLA
4 3 (1.79%) HL7
5 2 (1.19%) PMO
5 2 (1.19%) SDET
6 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.98%) NFS
2 5 (2.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (2.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (2.38%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.79%) Shibboleth
4 3 (1.79%) Squid
5 2 (1.19%) Cronacle
5 2 (1.19%) Docker
6 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.60%) Firmware
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (7.74%) Puppet
2 11 (6.55%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (5.36%) Ansible
4 6 (3.57%) Kibana
4 6 (3.57%) logstash
5 3 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (1.79%) SCOM
5 3 (1.79%) SELinux
6 2 (1.19%) Grafana
6 2 (1.19%) Nagios
6 2 (1.19%) StatsD
7 1 (0.60%) Control-M
7 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.60%) Icinga
7 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.60%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.60%) vRealize
Vendors
1 31 (18.45%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.71%) Oracle
3 16 (9.52%) Splunk
4 14 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 14 (8.33%) VMware
5 12 (7.14%) IBM
6 11 (6.55%) EMC
7 9 (5.36%) HP
8 7 (4.17%) Cisco
8 7 (4.17%) Sun
9 6 (3.57%) Google
9 6 (3.57%) Tableau
10 5 (2.98%) CyberArk
10 5 (2.98%) Veritas
11 4 (2.38%) NetApp
12 3 (1.79%) Citrix
12 3 (1.79%) Fiorano
12 3 (1.79%) InterSystems
12 3 (1.79%) SAP
12 3 (1.79%) Tripwire
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