The median contractor rate for a Performance Manager was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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.

Performance Manager
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 609 609
Rank change year-on-year +28 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Manager 27 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.056% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.059% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 23
Median daily rate £438 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £822 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £444 £375
% change year-on-year -7.04% +18.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 42733 51025 51236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 95.23% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27760 33065 30937
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 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1587 2052
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
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 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Performance Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Manager in the UK

Performance Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Manager in the UK

Performance Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Manager over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Manager in the UK

Performance Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Manager in the UK

Performance Manager
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +27 25 £438 +1.44% 4
South East +26 17 £419 -16.25% 2
Berkshire - 11 - -
Kent - 5 £413 -
Maidenhead - 5 - -
London +19 3 £850 +88.88% 2
West Midlands +7 2 £369 +47.50%
Coventry -6 2 £369 +47.50%
East Midlands - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
Dover - 2 £450 -
Belfast - 2 - -
County Antrim - 2 - -
Norwich - 1 £175 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £425 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £175 -
East of England - 1 £175 -

Performance Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Performance Manager 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 Manager in the job title.

1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 14 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (30.43%) Performance Management
3 12 (26.09%) Project Management
4 11 (23.91%) PRINCE2
4 11 (23.91%) Telecoms
5 10 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (21.74%) Mentoring
6 9 (19.57%) Selenium
6 9 (19.57%) Performance Testing
6 9 (19.57%) Programme Management
7 8 (17.39%) Retail
7 8 (17.39%) APMP
8 7 (15.22%) Test Management
8 7 (15.22%) Coaching
8 7 (15.22%) P3O
8 7 (15.22%) PMO
9 6 (13.04%) HP UFT
9 6 (13.04%) LoadRunner
9 6 (13.04%) NHS
9 6 (13.04%) SQL
10 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Performance Improvement
10 5 (10.87%) Test Strategy
10 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (10.87%) Line Management
11 4 (8.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (8.70%) Process Improvement

Performance Manager 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 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Selenium
2 6 (13.04%) HP UFT
2 6 (13.04%) LoadRunner
3 3 (6.52%) JIRA
3 3 (6.52%) JMeter
4 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.17%) JUnit
5 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 11 (23.91%) Telecoms
3 8 (17.39%) Retail
4 3 (6.52%) Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Marketing
5 2 (4.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) OpenMP
1 1 (2.17%) RESTful
1 1 (2.17%) SOAP
1 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) NHS
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Beowulf
4 1 (2.17%) iPad
4 1 (2.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
1 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Performance Management
1 14 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (26.09%) Project Management
3 11 (23.91%) PRINCE2
4 10 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (21.74%) Mentoring
5 9 (19.57%) Performance Testing
5 9 (19.57%) Programme Management
6 7 (15.22%) Coaching
6 7 (15.22%) Test Management
7 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.87%) Line Management
7 5 (10.87%) Performance Improvement
7 5 (10.87%) Test Strategy
7 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (8.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.70%) Process Improvement
8 4 (8.70%) Software Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) C
3 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (2.17%) C++
4 1 (2.17%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) APMP
2 4 (8.70%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.35%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) ISEB
3 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) P3O
1 7 (15.22%) PMO
2 2 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) HP
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle