Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Performance Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 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 Analyst
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 757 788 716
Rank change year-on-year +31 -72 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Analyst 121 106 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 54 110
UK median daily rate £375 £364 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +11.92% +0.78%
10th Percentile £263 £230 £213
90th Percentile £498 £578 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £383 £325
% change year-on-year -1.96% +17.69% +3.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 11
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £22.90 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.45% +20.32% -12.79%
10th Percentile £22.50 £17.42 £13.12
90th Percentile £23.50 £27.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.10 £13.88
% change year-on-year - +37.64% -37.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97472 100409 109082
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.75% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64264 65451 69386
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2912 3320 4146
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.26 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +8.29%

Performance Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Performance Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Analyst in the UK

Performance Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Analyst in the UK

Performance Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Analyst over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Analyst in the UK

Performance Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Analyst in the UK

Performance Analyst
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 Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +33 110 £375 +7.14% 4
London +10 65 £425 +41.67% 2
UK excluding London +32 56 £375 -1.96% 2
South East +6 15 £350 -3.45% 1
Midlands +25 12 £375 -26.29%
North of England +60 10 £363 -0.68% 1
West Midlands +23 10 £375 -36.17%
Scotland -4 10 £400 +16.79%
South West +8 7 £320 +2.40%
North East +70 4 £325 +4.84%
North West +20 4 - -
Yorkshire +29 2 £400 - 1
Wales +6 1 £350 -15.15%
East Midlands -1 1 - -
East of England -22 1 £313 -10.71%

Performance Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Performance 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 featuring Performance Analyst in the job title.

1 37 (30.58%) SQL
2 31 (25.62%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (23.14%) Analytics
3 28 (23.14%) HP Quality Center
3 28 (23.14%) ISTQB
4 26 (21.49%) JMeter
5 25 (20.66%) HP
6 23 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (19.01%) Performance Testing
6 23 (19.01%) SoapUI
6 23 (19.01%) LoadUI
7 22 (18.18%) Data Analysis
7 22 (18.18%) ISEB
8 21 (17.36%) Software Testing
8 21 (17.36%) Test Automation
9 19 (15.70%) Web Services
10 18 (14.88%) Visualisation
10 18 (14.88%) Stress Testing
11 17 (14.05%) Test Scripting
11 17 (14.05%) Google
12 16 (13.22%) Finance
12 16 (13.22%) Performance Management
12 16 (13.22%) Google Analytics
13 14 (11.57%) Security Cleared
13 14 (11.57%) LoadRunner
13 14 (11.57%) Scenario Testing
14 13 (10.74%) Performance Measurement
14 13 (10.74%) Management Information System
15 12 (9.92%) Digital Analytics
16 11 (9.09%) Tableau

Performance Analyst Skill Set
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 4 (3.31%) CMS
1 4 (3.31%) SAS
2 1 (0.83%) Confluence
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.96%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.48%) SPSS
3 3 (2.48%) Stata
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.22%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.83%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.44%) LTE
2 8 (6.61%) 4G
3 7 (5.79%) Wireless
4 3 (2.48%) HTTP
4 3 (2.48%) Internet
5 2 (1.65%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.83%) LAN
6 1 (0.83%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.96%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (4.13%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (3.31%) MS Access
4 2 (1.65%) DTS
4 2 (1.65%) Power BI
5 1 (0.83%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (21.49%) JMeter
2 23 (19.01%) LoadUI
2 23 (19.01%) SoapUI
3 14 (11.57%) LoadRunner
4 6 (4.96%) Selenium
5 5 (4.13%) JIRA
6 4 (3.31%) HP UFT
6 4 (3.31%) NeoLoad
7 2 (1.65%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.65%) Gatling
7 2 (1.65%) JUnit
7 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.83%) Rational Performance Tester
8 1 (0.83%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.83%) WebLOAD
General
1 16 (13.22%) Finance
2 10 (8.26%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.79%) Banking
4 6 (4.96%) Publishing
5 3 (2.48%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Law
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.70%) Web Services
2 3 (2.48%) SOAP
3 2 (1.65%) .NET
3 2 (1.65%) Gherkin
3 2 (1.65%) HTML
3 2 (1.65%) HTML5
4 1 (0.83%) J2EE
4 1 (0.83%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.62%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.74%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.61%) User Experience
4 5 (4.13%) NHS
5 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.31%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.48%) Blog
7 2 (1.65%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.14%) Analytics
2 23 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.01%) Performance Testing
3 22 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 21 (17.36%) Software Testing
4 21 (17.36%) Test Automation
5 18 (14.88%) Stress Testing
5 18 (14.88%) Visualisation
6 17 (14.05%) Test Scripting
7 16 (13.22%) Performance Management
8 14 (11.57%) Scenario Testing
9 13 (10.74%) Performance Measurement
10 12 (9.92%) Digital Analytics
11 9 (7.44%) Project Management
12 8 (6.61%) A/B Testing
12 8 (6.61%) Multivariate Testing
12 8 (6.61%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (5.79%) Asset Management
13 7 (5.79%) Defect Management
13 7 (5.79%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.58%) SQL
2 7 (5.79%) Python
3 4 (3.31%) Ruby
4 3 (2.48%) Java
4 3 (2.48%) R
5 2 (1.65%) C#
5 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.65%) Scala
5 2 (1.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (23.14%) ISTQB
2 22 (18.18%) ISEB
3 14 (11.57%) Security Cleared
4 10 (8.26%) Degree
5 9 (7.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (7.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.65%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.83%) HND
9 1 (0.83%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.83%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) QA
2 3 (2.48%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.83%) Actionable Recommendations
Systems Management
1 28 (23.14%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.65%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.83%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.83%) OpenView
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (20.66%) HP
2 17 (14.05%) Google
3 11 (9.09%) Tableau
4 6 (4.96%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.48%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.48%) Motorola
6 2 (1.65%) IBM
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle
7 1 (0.83%) Adobe
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco
7 1 (0.83%) Facebook
7 1 (0.83%) IBM Sterling
7 1 (0.83%) Planview
7 1 (0.83%) SAP