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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 36 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 14 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.49% 0.81% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.46% 1.00% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -14.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £218 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £254 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +14.86%
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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
314 300 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.30% 80.86% 73.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 231 128
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £13.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £13.50 £17.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 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 3 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%) SQL
2 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
3 16 (50.00%) Oracle
4 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (34.38%) Replication
5 11 (34.38%) Clustering
5 11 (34.38%) JBoss
6 10 (31.25%) Middleware
6 10 (31.25%) J2EE
6 10 (31.25%) Linux
7 9 (28.13%) Tomcat
7 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
7 9 (28.13%) HTTP
7 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
7 9 (28.13%) Maven
7 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
7 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database 12c
7 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database
7 9 (28.13%) JVM Tuning
8 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (25.00%) DNS
9 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
10 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (9.38%) BDD
12 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
12 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 11 (34.38%) JBoss
2 9 (28.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (6.25%) WildFly
3 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.13%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) HTTP
2 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database 12c
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (9.38%) MySQL
6 3 (9.38%) MS Access
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Maven
1 9 (28.13%) 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 18 (56.25%) DBA
2 15 (46.88%) SQL DBA
3 9 (28.13%) SQL Server DBA
3 9 (28.13%) Administrator
4 8 (25.00%) Developer
4 8 (25.00%) Server Administrator
5 6 (18.75%) SQL Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Middleware Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Scala Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) J2EE
1 10 (31.25%) 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 11 (34.38%) Replication
1 11 (34.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) JVM Tuning
2 3 (9.38%) BDD
2 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (9.38%) Scrum
2 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (9.38%) TDD
3 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.25%) Identity Management
3 2 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (3.13%) Line Management
4 1 (3.13%) EAI
4 1 (3.13%) Migration
4 1 (3.13%) RDF
4 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
3 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.25%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) Scala
5 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 16 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft