The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
London / City of London
Rank 112 95 116
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +21
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 45 50 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.54% 1.63% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.93% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 55
Median daily rate £488 £410 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.90% -13.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £306 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £513 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2514 2586 4119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.01% 84.43% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1983 2040 3238
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 33
Median hourly rate £43.25 £32.80 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.86% +63.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £18.79 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Tuning across the City of London region.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the City of London region.

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 46 (45.54%) SQL
2 42 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (40.59%) Oracle
4 34 (33.66%) Data Modelling
5 32 (31.68%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (28.71%) Analytics
7 27 (26.73%) SQL Server
8 26 (25.74%) Finance
8 26 (25.74%) Scrum
9 24 (23.76%) Banking
10 21 (20.79%) Netezza
10 21 (20.79%) ETL
11 18 (17.82%) Linux
11 18 (17.82%) Predictive Modelling
11 18 (17.82%) Database Optimisation
12 17 (16.83%) Unix
13 16 (15.84%) Degree
14 14 (13.86%) PL/SQL
14 14 (13.86%) Migration
15 13 (12.87%) Shell Script
16 12 (11.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (11.88%) Software Engineering
16 12 (11.88%) Oracle Database
17 11 (10.89%) Investment Banking
17 11 (10.89%) C#
17 11 (10.89%) ITIL
18 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
18 10 (9.90%) Subversion
18 10 (9.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 10 (9.90%) Bash Shell

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (3.96%) Confluence
2 3 (2.97%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.99%) CMS
4 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 2 (1.98%) Documaker
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.99%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) GitHub
2 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.99%) Force.com
3 1 (0.99%) G Suite
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) DNS
2 3 (2.97%) HTTP
3 2 (1.98%) DHCP
3 2 (1.98%) LAN
3 2 (1.98%) SAN
3 2 (1.98%) SSL
3 2 (1.98%) WAN
4 1 (0.99%) FCoE
4 1 (0.99%) Firewall
4 1 (0.99%) Internet
4 1 (0.99%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.99%) LDAP
4 1 (0.99%) Multicast
4 1 (0.99%) NAS
4 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (31.68%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (26.73%) SQL Server
3 12 (11.88%) Oracle Database
3 12 (11.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (9.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (8.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (6.93%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (5.94%) MySQL
8 6 (5.94%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (4.95%) HBase
9 5 (4.95%) NoSQL
9 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
9 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (3.96%) Hadoop
10 4 (3.96%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.97%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (2.97%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Subversion
2 8 (7.92%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.93%) JIRA
4 2 (1.98%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.98%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.98%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.99%) JUnit
5 1 (0.99%) MSI
5 1 (0.99%) PVCS
5 1 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (25.74%) Finance
2 24 (23.76%) Banking
3 11 (10.89%) Investment Banking
4 8 (7.92%) Financial Institution
5 7 (6.93%) Back Office
6 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.97%) Billing
7 3 (2.97%) Games
8 2 (1.98%) Front Office
9 1 (0.99%) Advertising
9 1 (0.99%) Law
9 1 (0.99%) Legal
9 1 (0.99%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 55 (54.46%) Developer
2 19 (18.81%) DBA
3 18 (17.82%) Netezza Developer
4 12 (11.88%) Oracle Developer
5 11 (10.89%) Administrator
6 10 (9.90%) Agile Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.93%) SQL DBA
7 7 (6.93%) SQL Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Architect
9 5 (4.95%) Digital Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (4.95%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 4 (3.96%) Consultant
10 4 (3.96%) Oracle DBA
10 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL Developer
10 4 (3.96%) SQL Server DBA
10 4 (3.96%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (2.97%) Data Architect
11 3 (2.97%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.92%) REST
2 7 (6.93%) Web Services
3 6 (5.94%) .NET
3 6 (5.94%) WPF
4 5 (4.95%) AngularJS
4 5 (4.95%) CSS
4 5 (4.95%) CSS3
4 5 (4.95%) HTML
4 5 (4.95%) HTML5
4 5 (4.95%) jQuery
4 5 (4.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (4.95%) WinForms
5 4 (3.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 4 (3.96%) RESTful
6 3 (2.97%) JMS
6 3 (2.97%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.98%) ADO
7 2 (1.98%) J2EE
7 2 (1.98%) Middleware
7 2 (1.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Hedge funds
2 7 (6.93%) Replication
3 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.95%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.95%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.95%) Derivative
5 4 (3.96%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.98%) Clustering
6 2 (1.98%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.98%) Fintech
6 2 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.99%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.99%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.99%) Social Media
7 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.99%) TWAP
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.82%) Linux
2 17 (16.83%) Unix
3 8 (7.92%) Windows
4 7 (6.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (6.93%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.98%) SUSE
7 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.99%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.99%) Solaris
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (33.66%) Data Modelling
3 29 (28.71%) Analytics
4 26 (25.74%) Scrum
5 21 (20.79%) ETL
6 18 (17.82%) Database Optimisation
6 18 (17.82%) Predictive Modelling
7 14 (13.86%) Migration
8 12 (11.88%) Software Engineering
9 11 (10.89%) ITIL
10 9 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (7.92%) AOP
11 8 (7.92%) High Availability
12 7 (6.93%) Data Migration
12 7 (6.93%) Database Security
12 7 (6.93%) Database Tuning
12 7 (6.93%) Release Management
12 7 (6.93%) TDD
12 7 (6.93%) Workflow
13 6 (5.94%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (45.54%) SQL
2 14 (13.86%) PL/SQL
3 13 (12.87%) Shell Script
4 11 (10.89%) C#
5 10 (9.90%) Bash Shell
6 7 (6.93%) Java
6 7 (6.93%) PowerShell
6 7 (6.93%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.94%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.94%) Python
8 5 (4.95%) Ruby
9 4 (3.96%) Perl
10 3 (2.97%) C
10 3 (2.97%) C++
10 3 (2.97%) SPARQL
11 2 (1.98%) Jython
11 2 (1.98%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.99%) Korn
12 1 (0.99%) VB
12 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (15.84%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (3.96%) RHCA
2 4 (3.96%) RHCE
3 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) MCDST
5 1 (0.99%) MCTS
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.95%) QA
3 4 (3.96%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.99%) SLA
5 1 (0.99%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.96%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.98%) Docker
4 2 (1.98%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.98%) vSphere
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.99%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) Puppet
2 3 (2.97%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.98%) Control-M
3 2 (1.98%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.98%) Nagios
3 2 (1.98%) OpenView
3 2 (1.98%) WSUS
4 1 (0.99%) Ansible
4 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.99%) SCCM
4 1 (0.99%) SnapVault
4 1 (0.99%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.99%) vMotion
4 1 (0.99%) vRealize
Vendors
1 41 (40.59%) Oracle
2 21 (20.79%) Netezza
3 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.92%) Red Hat
4 8 (7.92%) WorldPay
5 7 (6.93%) VMware
6 5 (4.95%) SmartStream
7 4 (3.96%) HP
7 4 (3.96%) Microgen
8 3 (2.97%) IBM
8 3 (2.97%) SAP
8 3 (2.97%) Veritas
9 2 (1.98%) Percona
9 2 (1.98%) Remedy
9 2 (1.98%) Siebel
9 2 (1.98%) Sybase
9 2 (1.98%) Talend
10 1 (0.99%) iManage
10 1 (0.99%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.99%) Pega
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