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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 36 31 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 3 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.08% 3.30% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 4.20% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 3
Median daily rate - £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +70.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £65.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +62.50%
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
211 262 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 75.90% 78.68% 86.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 219 259
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) JVM Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (28.57%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) InterSystems
3 2 (28.57%) HPUX
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) JBoss
3 2 (28.57%) Apache

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (28.57%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
1 2 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DBA
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) HPUX Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 2 (28.57%) HPUX
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) JVM Tuning
1 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
1 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Validation
1 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) InterSystems
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Symantec