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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 40 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.22% 0.81% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.18% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
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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
255 169 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 77.98% 68.42% 75.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 107 122
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £10.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% +76.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 19 December 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Python
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
1 4 (50.00%) SaaS
1 4 (50.00%) Memcached
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (50.00%) IaaS
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (50.00%) CentOS
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (50.00%) StatsD
1 4 (50.00%) Ansible
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
1 4 (50.00%) Graphite
1 4 (50.00%) Software Packaging
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (37.50%) Database Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (37.50%) Korn

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) SaaS
1 4 (50.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DBA
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Memcached
1 4 (50.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) CentOS
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Database Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 3 (37.50%) Korn
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (50.00%) StatsD
1 4 (50.00%) Ansible
1 4 (50.00%) Graphite
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) Remedy