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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 35 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 4 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.35% 3.13% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 3.92% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Median daily rate £375 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +60.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
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
237 306 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.80% 79.90% 84.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 250 241
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £429 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) High Availability
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) AIX
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (33.33%) HPUX
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 2 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (33.33%) InterSystems
4 1 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) OLTP
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) OLTP
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (33.33%) HPUX Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Financials DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) AIX
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) InterSystems
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas