Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Performance Analyst was £369 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 790 747 710
Rank change year-on-year -43 -37 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Analyst 88 109 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 61 108
UK median daily rate £369 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.81% +15.11% +10.32%
10th Percentile £255 £219 £218
90th Percentile £644 £563 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £413 £325
% change year-on-year -12.12% +26.92% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
UK median hourly rate - £21.69 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.96% -0.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.75

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 94,433 90,345 102,409
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.77% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,733 58,963 65,345
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,782 3,196 3,879
UK median hourly rate £18.44 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +12.12%

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 22 January 2018.

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 16 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 22 January 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 -22 76 £375 +7.14% 12
London -38 48 £375 +25.00% 6
UK excluding London -4 40 £363 -12.12% 6
Scotland -10 10 £298 -
North of England +41 8 £299 -16.07% 1
South East -24 6 £388 - 2
East of England -18 5 £313 +19.05% 2
Midlands -22 5 £369 -13.24% 1
South West +9 4 £318 +1.60%
North West +3 4 £299 -4.32% 1
West Midlands -1 4 £375 -32.13%
North East - 3 £400 -
Yorkshire +10 1 £225 -43.75%
Wales +3 1 £350 -15.15%
East Midlands -12 1 £363 -6.45% 1
Channel Islands - 1 - -

Performance Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 33 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (31.82%) Analytics
3 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (22.73%) SQL
4 19 (21.59%) Data Analysis
5 17 (19.32%) Google
5 17 (19.32%) Google Analytics
5 17 (19.32%) Performance Management
6 13 (14.77%) Visualisation
7 12 (13.64%) Statistics
7 12 (13.64%) Management Information System
8 11 (12.50%) Asset Management
8 11 (12.50%) LoadRunner
9 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
9 10 (11.36%) JMeter
9 10 (11.36%) Digital Analytics
9 10 (11.36%) Tableau
9 10 (11.36%) Test Scripting
9 10 (11.36%) Performance Testing
9 10 (11.36%) QA
10 9 (10.23%) Security Cleared
10 9 (10.23%) Finance
10 9 (10.23%) Banking
10 9 (10.23%) NHS
11 8 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
11 8 (9.09%) Scorecard
11 8 (9.09%) Performance Measurement
12 7 (7.95%) Performance Attribution
12 7 (7.95%) Test Automation

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 (4.55%) CMS
1 4 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.41%) Apache Solr
2 3 (3.41%) JBoss
2 3 (3.41%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.27%) Confluence
3 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.14%) SAS
4 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.68%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.32%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.27%) SaaS
3 1 (1.14%) IaaS
3 1 (1.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (5.68%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (5.68%) MS Access
3 3 (3.41%) DB2
3 3 (3.41%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (3.41%) Power BI
4 2 (2.27%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.27%) DTS
5 1 (1.14%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 10 (11.36%) JMeter
3 5 (5.68%) JIRA
4 3 (3.41%) Firebug
4 3 (3.41%) LoadUI
4 3 (3.41%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.41%) The Grinder
5 2 (2.27%) JUnit
5 2 (2.27%) Selenium
5 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.14%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.14%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (1.14%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.14%) WebLOAD
General
1 9 (10.23%) Banking
1 9 (10.23%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Publishing
4 2 (2.27%) Front Office
4 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Law
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) .NET
2 3 (3.41%) HTML
3 2 (2.27%) HTML5
3 2 (2.27%) Web Services
4 1 (1.14%) FIXML
4 1 (1.14%) FpML
4 1 (1.14%) ISPF
4 1 (1.14%) Middleware
4 1 (1.14%) Node.js
4 1 (1.14%) WebSockets
4 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 9 (10.23%) NHS
4 6 (6.82%) User Experience
5 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.55%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.27%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.14%) Equities
7 1 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.14%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.55%) AIX
1 4 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (2.27%) Unix
3 1 (1.14%) HPUX
3 1 (1.14%) MVS
3 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.14%) Solaris
3 1 (1.14%) VME
3 1 (1.14%) VMS
3 1 (1.14%) Windows
3 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.82%) Analytics
2 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (21.59%) Data Analysis
4 17 (19.32%) Performance Management
5 13 (14.77%) Visualisation
6 12 (13.64%) Statistics
7 11 (12.50%) Asset Management
8 10 (11.36%) Digital Analytics
8 10 (11.36%) Performance Testing
8 10 (11.36%) Test Scripting
9 8 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
9 8 (9.09%) Performance Measurement
9 8 (9.09%) Scorecard
10 7 (7.95%) Performance Attribution
10 7 (7.95%) Test Automation
10 7 (7.95%) Web Analytics
11 6 (6.82%) A/B Testing
11 6 (6.82%) Investment Management
11 6 (6.82%) Multivariate Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.73%) SQL
2 7 (7.95%) Java
3 4 (4.55%) PHP
3 4 (4.55%) Python
4 3 (3.41%) AWK
4 3 (3.41%) Perl
5 2 (2.27%) C
5 2 (2.27%) C#
5 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.27%) VBA
6 1 (1.14%) C++
6 1 (1.14%) JCL
6 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.14%) Ruby
6 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.23%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.82%) Degree
2 6 (6.82%) ISEB
2 6 (6.82%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.68%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (3.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) HND
7 1 (1.14%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.14%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.36%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 1 (1.14%) RACF
1 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.41%) Grafana
3 1 (1.14%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (1.14%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 17 (19.32%) Google
2 10 (11.36%) Tableau
3 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.68%) FactSet
4 5 (5.68%) HP
4 5 (5.68%) IBM
5 4 (4.55%) Dynatrace
5 4 (4.55%) Oracle
6 3 (3.41%) AppDynamics
6 3 (3.41%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.41%) hybris
6 3 (3.41%) Intershop
6 3 (3.41%) New Relic
7 2 (2.27%) SAP
8 1 (1.14%) BMC
8 1 (1.14%) Capita
8 1 (1.14%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (1.14%) Murex
8 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.14%) ServiceNow