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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 39 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 15 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.50% 1.35% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 1.76% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £255 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £226 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £365 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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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
343 284 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.14% 76.76% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 218 154
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 £10.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 18 (56.25%) Oracle
2 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (50.00%) SQL
3 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (40.63%) JBoss
5 12 (37.50%) J2EE
5 12 (37.50%) Linux
5 12 (37.50%) Middleware
6 11 (34.38%) Shell Script
6 11 (34.38%) Red Hat
6 11 (34.38%) HTTP
6 11 (34.38%) Tomcat
6 11 (34.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (34.38%) Maven
6 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
6 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database 12c
6 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database
6 11 (34.38%) JVM Tuning
7 10 (31.25%) Replication
7 10 (31.25%) Clustering
7 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 10 (31.25%) DNS
8 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
9 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (9.38%) High Availability
11 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
11 3 (9.38%) BDD

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (40.63%) JBoss
2 11 (34.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (6.25%) WildFly
3 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) HTTP
2 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 10 (31.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database 12c
3 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database
3 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (9.38%) MS Access
6 3 (9.38%) MySQL
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Maven
1 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) DBA
2 14 (43.75%) SQL DBA
3 8 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 8 (25.00%) Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Administrator
5 6 (18.75%) SQL Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Server Administrator
5 6 (18.75%) Middleware Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Middleware Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Middleware Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Scala Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Development DBA
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Development DBA
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) J2EE
1 12 (37.50%) Middleware
2 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (6.25%) WebCenter
3 1 (3.13%) REST
3 1 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Replication
1 10 (31.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) JVM Tuning
2 3 (9.38%) BDD
2 3 (9.38%) High Availability
2 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (9.38%) Scrum
2 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (9.38%) TDD
3 2 (6.25%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.13%) Migration
4 1 (3.13%) RDF
4 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Line Management
4 1 (3.13%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) Shell Script
3 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.38%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) Scala
6 1 (3.13%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Oracle
2 11 (34.38%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft