The median contractor rate for a Performance Test Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 23 June 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 Test Analyst
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 - 120
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Test Analyst 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.30% - 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £400 - £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £356 £325
% change year-on-year +5.26% +9.61%  
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 advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1922 2853 2299
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.63% 94.75% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1152 1690 1407
Median daily rate £388 £399 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.88% +10.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £234 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 89 138
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.91 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £39.00 £32.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Performance Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Test Analyst in the West Midlands

Performance Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Test Analyst in the West Midlands

Performance Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Test Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Warwickshire - 3 £400 -
Performance Test Analyst
England

Performance Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Performance Test 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Performance Test Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Scenario Testing
2 5 (55.56%) SoapUI
2 5 (55.56%) LoadUI
2 5 (55.56%) JMeter
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) ISEB
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
5 2 (22.22%) NeoLoad
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
6 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Talend
6 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration

Performance Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JMeter
1 5 (55.56%) LoadUI
1 5 (55.56%) SoapUI
2 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 2 (22.22%) NeoLoad
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 1 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Scenario Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Pega
2 1 (11.11%) Talend