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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 18 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.44% 0.99% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 1.15% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £450 £475 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.60
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.35%
Performance Tuning
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 87 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 86.18% 86.14% 83.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 64 108
Average daily rate £475 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £405 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 15 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 10 (66.67%) Banking
4 8 (53.33%) Incident Management
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (46.67%) Linux
6 6 (40.00%) ITIL
6 6 (40.00%) Perl
6 6 (40.00%) DB2
6 6 (40.00%) Windows
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (33.33%) Sybase
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
8 4 (26.67%) Change Management
8 4 (26.67%) Replication
8 4 (26.67%) Workflow
8 4 (26.67%) Contact Management
8 4 (26.67%) Clustering
8 4 (26.67%) Workflow Management
8 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
8 4 (26.67%) C++
8 4 (26.67%) Java
8 4 (26.67%) XML
8 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
8 4 (26.67%) SAN
8 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (26.67%) Database Security
8 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) DB2
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (6.67%) Big Data
6 1 (6.67%) Data Mart
6 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 15 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) Banking
3 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.67%) Front Office
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) DBA
2 5 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 5 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior DBA
3 4 (26.67%) Senior SQL DBA
3 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Production Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) ETL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Server Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) J2SE
3 1 (6.67%) JMS
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
1 4 (26.67%) Replication
1 4 (26.67%) SWIFT
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
3 1 (6.67%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (6.67%) Grid Computing
3 1 (6.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Incident Management
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (26.67%) Change Control
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) Contact Management
3 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Database Mirroring
3 4 (26.67%) Database Security
3 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (26.67%) Workflow
3 4 (26.67%) Workflow Management
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Control-M
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Sybase
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft