The median contractor rate for a Performance Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Analyst
UK
Rank 553 574 536
Rank change year-on-year +21 -38  
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Analyst 40 70 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 45 56
Median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £191 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £459 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £19.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.95% +12.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year -13.95% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42948 50649 50145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.19% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27820 32762 30258
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1586 1994
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Performance Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Performance Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Analyst.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Analyst in the UK

Performance Analyst
Top 27 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 3 months to 25 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 +6 38 £350 -8.19% 4
London +20 20 £350 -12.50% 3
West Midlands +13 5 - -
East Midlands -2 5 £425 +21.42%
South East +16 4 £313 -24.69%
Northampton - 4 £425 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £425 -
Surrey +9 2 - -
Warwickshire -3 2 - -
East of England -3 2 £263 -38.23%
North East -11 2 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 2 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -12 2 - - 1
City of London - 2 £688 - 2
Guildford - 2 - -
Berkshire +25 1 £313 -
Warwick 0 1 - -
Birmingham -1 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 £175 -
Reading - 1 £313 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £350 -
Walsall - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £350 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £175 -

Performance Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 39 (38.24%) Performance Testing
2 26 (25.49%) Test Scripting
3 23 (22.55%) Unix
4 21 (20.59%) LoadRunner
5 20 (19.61%) Finance
6 19 (18.63%) Java
7 18 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (16.67%) JMeter
8 17 (16.67%) Oracle
8 17 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
9 15 (14.71%) Data Analysis
10 14 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (13.73%) SQL
10 14 (13.73%) Test Planning
10 14 (13.73%) Test Strategy
10 14 (13.73%) Analytics
11 13 (12.75%) Banking
12 12 (11.76%) Google
12 12 (11.76%) HP
12 12 (11.76%) Google Analytics
12 12 (11.76%) Digital Analytics
13 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (10.78%) IBM
13 11 (10.78%) Tivoli
13 11 (10.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 10 (9.80%) C
14 10 (9.80%) QA
15 9 (8.82%) Visualisation
15 9 (8.82%) SoapUI
15 9 (8.82%) AppDynamics

Performance Analyst Skill Set
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 4 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.76%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.96%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) HTTP
2 4 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.96%) SAN
4 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.92%) PowerCenter
3 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (0.98%) Mixpanel
4 1 (0.98%) MS Access
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.98%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.98%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (20.59%) LoadRunner
2 17 (16.67%) JMeter
3 9 (8.82%) SoapUI
4 6 (5.88%) NeoLoad
4 6 (5.88%) Selenium
5 5 (4.90%) Fiddler
6 4 (3.92%) HP UFT
7 3 (2.94%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.96%) Maven
8 2 (1.96%) Rational Performance Tester
8 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.96%) The Grinder
8 2 (1.96%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.98%) JIRA
9 1 (0.98%) LoadUI
9 1 (0.98%) SilkPerformer
9 1 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.98%) Toad
General
1 20 (19.61%) Finance
2 13 (12.75%) Banking
3 7 (6.86%) Front Office
4 6 (5.88%) Publishing
5 4 (3.92%) Marketing
6 3 (2.94%) Law
6 3 (2.94%) Retail
6 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.96%) Automotive
7 2 (1.96%) Back Office
8 1 (0.98%) Billing
8 1 (0.98%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.84%) Web Services
2 4 (3.92%) SOAP
3 2 (1.96%) ATL
3 2 (1.96%) J2EE
3 2 (1.96%) Middleware
3 2 (1.96%) XML
4 1 (0.98%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.98%) HTML
4 1 (0.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.84%) Fixed Income
3 6 (5.88%) Derivative
3 6 (5.88%) Equities
4 4 (3.92%) NHS
5 3 (2.94%) Social Media
6 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.96%) EPoS
7 1 (0.98%) Blog
7 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.98%) iPad
7 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.98%) PMI
7 1 (0.98%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.55%) Unix
2 4 (3.92%) Linux
2 4 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (38.24%) Performance Testing
2 26 (25.49%) Test Scripting
3 18 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 15 (14.71%) Data Analysis
6 14 (13.73%) Analytics
6 14 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (13.73%) Test Planning
6 14 (13.73%) Test Strategy
7 12 (11.76%) Digital Analytics
8 9 (8.82%) Business Analysis
8 9 (8.82%) Visualisation
9 8 (7.84%) Performance Attribution
10 7 (6.86%) Asset Management
10 7 (6.86%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
10 7 (6.86%) GAP Analysis
10 7 (6.86%) Performance Engineering
11 6 (5.88%) Business Transformation
11 6 (5.88%) ETL
11 6 (5.88%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.63%) Java
2 14 (13.73%) SQL
3 10 (9.80%) C
4 6 (5.88%) Python
5 4 (3.92%) Perl
6 3 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.94%) R
7 2 (1.96%) Groovy
7 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.96%) VBA
8 1 (0.98%) C#
8 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.88%) ISEB
2 4 (3.92%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.94%) Degree
4 2 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) CFA
5 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.98%) PMP
5 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.80%) QA
2 4 (3.92%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.98%) PMO
4 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (10.78%) Tivoli
1 11 (10.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 7 (6.86%) Ganglia
2 7 (6.86%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (6.86%) nmon
3 2 (1.96%) Graphite
3 2 (1.96%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 17 (16.67%) Oracle
2 12 (11.76%) Google
2 12 (11.76%) HP
3 11 (10.78%) IBM
4 9 (8.82%) AppDynamics
5 6 (5.88%) Tableau
6 5 (4.90%) Informatica
7 4 (3.92%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.96%) Guidewire
8 2 (1.96%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.96%) Siebel
8 2 (1.96%) StatPro
8 2 (1.96%) VMware
9 1 (0.98%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.98%) FactSet
9 1 (0.98%) Pega
9 1 (0.98%) SAP
9 1 (0.98%) Talend