Period
to 24 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Performance Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 767 734 775
Rank change year-on-year -33 +41 -62
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Analyst 115 111 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 60 71
UK median daily rate £375 £386 £357
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.91% +8.19% +8.18%
10th Percentile £280 £230 £180
90th Percentile £625 £528 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £383 £350
% change year-on-year -5.23% +9.29% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
UK median hourly rate £20.17 £18.50 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.03% -0.95% +0.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.17 £18.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +9.03% +27.59% +23.40%

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 95,587 85,750 100,408
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.93% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,753 55,622 65,088
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £252
90th Percentile £631 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,007 2,882 3,141
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.99% -6.26% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% -7.69% +16.70%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -45 104 £380 -1.62% 4
UK excluding London -27 61 £363 -5.23% 5
London -30 55 £400 +6.67%
Midlands -21 16 £338 -15.63%
South East -31 12 £400 +10.34% 1
West Midlands -19 10 £338 -12.90%
North of England -10 9 £312 -20.00% 2
East of England +5 8 £250 +42.86% 1
Scotland -31 7 £375 +7.14% 1
South West +13 6 £380 -
East Midlands -8 6 £281 -33.82%
Yorkshire -9 4 £275 -30.38% 1
North West -13 3 £299 -4.32% 1
North East +7 2 £400 -
Channel Islands - 2 - -
Wales - 1 £319 -

Performance Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, Performance Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Performance Analyst in the job title.

1 40 (34.78%) Analytics
2 36 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (29.57%) SQL
5 23 (20.00%) Google
5 23 (20.00%) Google Analytics
5 23 (20.00%) Finance
6 20 (17.39%) JMeter
6 20 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
7 17 (14.78%) Performance Testing
7 17 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (13.91%) Performance Management
9 15 (13.04%) Performance Attribution
10 14 (12.17%) Security Cleared
10 14 (12.17%) Scrum
11 13 (11.30%) Asset Management
11 13 (11.30%) Investment Management
12 12 (10.43%) Data Analysis
13 11 (9.57%) Visualisation
13 11 (9.57%) Tableau
13 11 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (9.57%) LoadRunner
13 11 (9.57%) Collaborative Working
14 10 (8.70%) Decision-Making
14 10 (8.70%) Adobe
14 10 (8.70%) Adobe Analytics
14 10 (8.70%) SC Cleared
15 9 (7.83%) Performance Analysis
15 9 (7.83%) Statistics
15 9 (7.83%) Test Scripting

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 5 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.48%) Apache Solr
2 4 (3.48%) JBoss
2 4 (3.48%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.48%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.74%) Confluence
3 2 (1.74%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.87%) Apache
4 1 (0.87%) CMS
4 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.61%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Magento
2 2 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.87%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.87%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.00%) Google Analytics
2 10 (8.70%) Adobe Analytics
3 8 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (6.09%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (1.74%) BlazeMeter
5 2 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.74%) SaaS
6 1 (0.87%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.87%) IaaS
6 1 (0.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) HTTP
2 1 (0.87%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.96%) Power BI
2 7 (6.09%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.48%) DB2
3 4 (3.48%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.74%) BigQuery
5 2 (1.74%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.74%) MS Access
5 2 (1.74%) QlikView
6 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (17.39%) JMeter
2 11 (9.57%) LoadRunner
3 5 (4.35%) JIRA
3 5 (4.35%) Selenium
4 4 (3.48%) Firebug
4 4 (3.48%) The Grinder
5 3 (2.61%) FitNesse
5 3 (2.61%) Gatling
6 2 (1.74%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.74%) NeoLoad
7 1 (0.87%) Appium
7 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.87%) JUnit
7 1 (0.87%) Protractor
7 1 (0.87%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (0.87%) RStudio
7 1 (0.87%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.87%) TestNG
7 1 (0.87%) Toad
7 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (3.48%) Banking
2 4 (3.48%) Front Office
2 4 (3.48%) Legal
3 3 (2.61%) Marketing
4 2 (1.74%) Advertising
4 2 (1.74%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.87%) Automotive
5 1 (0.87%) Electronics
5 1 (0.87%) Local Government
5 1 (0.87%) Publishing
5 1 (0.87%) Retail
5 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.35%) .NET
2 4 (3.48%) XML
3 3 (2.61%) Web Services
4 2 (1.74%) HTML
5 1 (0.87%) Ajax
5 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.87%) FIXML
5 1 (0.87%) FpML
5 1 (0.87%) ISPF
5 1 (0.87%) Middleware
5 1 (0.87%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.96%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.35%) User Experience
4 4 (3.48%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.48%) NHS
5 3 (2.61%) Derivative
5 3 (2.61%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (1.74%) Social Media
7 1 (0.87%) Equities
7 1 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.87%) Life Science
7 1 (0.87%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.87%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.22%) AIX
1 6 (5.22%) Linux
1 6 (5.22%) Windows
2 5 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (0.87%) HPUX
3 1 (0.87%) MVS
3 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.87%) Solaris
3 1 (0.87%) VME
3 1 (0.87%) VMS
3 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (0.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.78%) Analytics
2 36 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (14.78%) Performance Testing
3 17 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (13.91%) Performance Management
5 15 (13.04%) Performance Attribution
6 14 (12.17%) Scrum
7 13 (11.30%) Asset Management
7 13 (11.30%) Investment Management
8 12 (10.43%) Data Analysis
9 11 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (9.57%) Collaborative Working
9 11 (9.57%) Visualisation
10 10 (8.70%) Decision-Making
11 9 (7.83%) Performance Analysis
11 9 (7.83%) Statistics
11 9 (7.83%) Test Scripting
12 8 (6.96%) E-Commerce
12 8 (6.96%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (6.09%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 34 (29.57%) SQL
2 9 (7.83%) Java
3 5 (4.35%) PHP
4 4 (3.48%) AWK
4 4 (3.48%) Perl
4 4 (3.48%) VBA
5 3 (2.61%) C#
6 2 (1.74%) C
7 1 (0.87%) C++
7 1 (0.87%) JCL
7 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.87%) Python
7 1 (0.87%) R
7 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (12.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.09%) ISEB
3 7 (6.09%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.74%) Degree
4 2 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.87%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.87%) HND
5 1 (0.87%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (0.87%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.87%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 5 (4.35%) PMO
2 3 (2.61%) QA
3 2 (1.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.87%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 1 (0.87%) RACF
1 1 (0.87%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.22%) Grafana
2 3 (2.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.87%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 23 (20.00%) Google
2 11 (9.57%) Tableau
3 10 (8.70%) Adobe
4 8 (6.96%) FactSet
4 8 (6.96%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.96%) Oracle
5 6 (5.22%) Dynatrace
5 6 (5.22%) hybris
5 6 (5.22%) New Relic
6 5 (4.35%) AppDynamics
7 4 (3.48%) IBM
7 4 (3.48%) Intershop
8 3 (2.61%) HP
8 3 (2.61%) Omniture
8 3 (2.61%) SAP
9 2 (1.74%) Capita
9 2 (1.74%) Informatica
9 2 (1.74%) Splunk
10 1 (0.87%) BMC
10 1 (0.87%) Murex