The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 20 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.94% 2.24% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.72% 2.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate £480 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
106 119 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.46% 88.81% 80.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 78 81
Average daily rate £480 £505 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.95% +1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £375 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Canary Wharf region.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Tuning.

1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) ETL
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) DB2
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (40.00%) High Availability
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (40.00%) Banking
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Low Latency
5 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (40.00%) ETL Development
6 3 (30.00%) Perl
6 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) Workflow
7 2 (20.00%) Contact Management
7 2 (20.00%) C++
7 2 (20.00%) Sybase
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) XML
7 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Problem Management

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Tuning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) DB2
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Big Data
5 1 (10.00%) Data Mart
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (40.00%) ETL Developer
4 4 (40.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (40.00%) Senior ETL Developer
4 4 (40.00%) Senior SQL Developer
4 4 (40.00%) Senior SQL Server Developer
4 4 (40.00%) SQL BI Developer
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (40.00%) SSIS Developer
4 4 (40.00%) SSRS Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Production Support Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (10.00%) Grid Computing
3 1 (10.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ETL
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (40.00%) ETL Development
2 4 (40.00%) High Availability
2 4 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (20.00%) Contact Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) Single Responsibility Principle
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Control-M
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Sybase