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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 45 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.44% 1.29% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.97% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £111.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -68.53%
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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
277 152 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.60% 65.24% 71.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 93 112
Average daily rate £350 £340 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.67 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.37% +27.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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 6 (60.00%) Oracle
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (40.00%) CentOS
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Software Packaging
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 4 (40.00%) SaaS
2 4 (40.00%) Memcached
2 4 (40.00%) Puppet
2 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (40.00%) IaaS
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) StatsD
2 4 (40.00%) Ansible
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (30.00%) SLA
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) AIX

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) SaaS
1 4 (40.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) DBA
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Software Packaging
1 4 (40.00%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 3 (30.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) CentOS
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
2 3 (30.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
1 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (30.00%) Database Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Ruby
1 4 (40.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
2 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (30.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (40.00%) StatsD
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) Remedy