The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 20 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 18 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.84% 0.82% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.29% 1.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 0
Average daily rate
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£203 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -44.00%
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South Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
217 294 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.51% 80.55% 66.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 203 72
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Average hourly rate £17.83 £27.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.18% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £27.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.42 £27.50 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 14 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (50.00%) Replication
3 11 (50.00%) Clustering
4 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 4 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
7 3 (13.64%) Remedy
7 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (13.64%) SLA
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (13.64%) JBoss
7 3 (13.64%) MS Access
7 3 (13.64%) J2EE
7 3 (13.64%) Perl
7 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
7 3 (13.64%) UNIX
7 3 (13.64%) AIX
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (13.64%) Korn
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (13.64%) Database Tuning

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (13.64%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) WildFly
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LDAP
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (13.64%) MS Access
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) DBA
2 14 (63.64%) SQL DBA
3 9 (40.91%) SQL Server DBA
4 8 (36.36%) Server Administrator
4 8 (36.36%) Administrator
5 7 (31.82%) Developer
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Developer
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (9.09%) Scala Developer
8 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
8 2 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (9.09%) Development DBA
9 1 (4.55%) Architect
9 1 (4.55%) Progress DBA
9 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
9 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Development DBA
9 1 (4.55%) EAI Architect
9 1 (4.55%) Teradata DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) J2EE
2 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Replication
1 11 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) UNIX
1 3 (13.64%) AIX
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.64%) Database Tuning
3 2 (9.09%) BDD
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) TDD
3 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) EAI
4 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (4.55%) JVM Tuning
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 3 (13.64%) Perl
4 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
4 3 (13.64%) Korn
5 2 (9.09%) Scala
5 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Remedy
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Informatica
4 1 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Teradata