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 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 52 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.94% 1.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
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
370 223 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 87.26% 71.70% 74.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 168 134
Average daily rate £350 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £97.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% -76.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 7 (50.00%) SQL
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (35.71%) Validation
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (28.57%) Maven
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) JBoss
4 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) J2EE
4 4 (28.57%) HTTP
4 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 4 (28.57%) Middleware
4 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 4 (28.57%) JVM Tuning
4 4 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 3 (21.43%) Power BI
5 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (28.57%) JBoss
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) IIS
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) HTTP
3 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 3 (21.43%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (21.43%) Power BI
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (7.14%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 4 (28.57%) Maven
1 4 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) DBA
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Database Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Middleware Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) SQL DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) HPUX Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) J2EE
1 4 (28.57%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) HPUX
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Validation
2 4 (28.57%) JVM Tuning
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) MCSA
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) InterSystems
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec