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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 143 144 118
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -26
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 53 66 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.01% 1.06% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.36% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 47 62
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £49.66
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -29.52%
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4136 4857 4561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.50% 77.65% 76.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3211 3514 3520
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 45
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -82.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 90 (61.64%) SQL
2 66 (45.21%) Finance
3 53 (36.30%) Oracle
3 53 (36.30%) SQL Server
4 40 (27.40%) Banking
5 33 (22.60%) Linux
6 31 (21.23%) Microsoft
6 31 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (20.55%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (19.18%) Java
9 27 (18.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (17.81%) Data Modelling
10 26 (17.81%) ETL
11 25 (17.12%) T-SQL
12 22 (15.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 21 (14.38%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (14.38%) UNIX
13 21 (14.38%) Windows
14 20 (13.70%) PL/SQL
14 20 (13.70%) Investment Banking
15 19 (13.01%) Database Tuning
16 18 (12.33%) Oracle Database
17 17 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (11.64%) C#
18 16 (10.96%) Relational Database
18 16 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (10.27%) SQL Server 2008
19 15 (10.27%) Replication
19 15 (10.27%) Perl
19 15 (10.27%) .NET

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 12 (8.22%) Apache
2 7 (4.79%) IIS
2 7 (4.79%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.11%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.42%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.74%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.74%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (2.05%) nginx
6 3 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.68%) Jetty
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.68%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 13 (8.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.11%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Markit EDM
2 3 (2.05%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.05%) RMDS
2 3 (2.05%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.68%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.68%) HFM
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.68%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) Force.com
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.48%) LAN
2 7 (4.79%) DNS
2 7 (4.79%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (4.11%) SAN
4 5 (3.42%) WAN
4 5 (3.42%) Multicast
5 4 (2.74%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (2.74%) iSCSI
5 4 (2.74%) NAS
5 4 (2.74%) HTTP
5 4 (2.74%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.05%) Firewall
6 3 (2.05%) Internet
6 3 (2.05%) Broadband
6 3 (2.05%) WLAN
6 3 (2.05%) Wireless
6 3 (2.05%) FCoE
7 2 (1.37%) MRTG
7 2 (1.37%) FTP
7 2 (1.37%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (36.30%) SQL Server
2 27 (18.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (15.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (14.38%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (12.33%) Oracle Database
6 16 (10.96%) Relational Database
7 15 (10.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (9.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (7.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (6.16%) MySQL
12 8 (5.48%) Hadoop
12 8 (5.48%) OLAP
13 6 (4.11%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (4.11%) RDBMS
13 6 (4.11%) Big Data
14 5 (3.42%) Oracle Exadata
14 5 (3.42%) MongoDB
14 5 (3.42%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (5.48%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.79%) Subversion
2 7 (4.79%) Maven
3 6 (4.11%) TeamCity
4 5 (3.42%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.74%) Selenium
6 3 (2.05%) CruiseControl
6 3 (2.05%) Toad
6 3 (2.05%) Ant
6 3 (2.05%) JUnit
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.68%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.68%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.68%) JIRA
7 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (45.21%) Finance
2 40 (27.40%) Banking
3 20 (13.70%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.48%) Marketing
4 8 (5.48%) Front Office
5 4 (2.74%) Advertising
6 3 (2.05%) Legal
6 3 (2.05%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.05%) Retail
7 2 (1.37%) Games
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) Billing
8 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 67 (45.89%) Developer
2 28 (19.18%) DBA
3 19 (13.01%) SQL DBA
4 16 (10.96%) Consultant
5 14 (9.59%) SQL Developer
6 13 (8.90%) Senior Developer
7 12 (8.22%) Oracle Developer
7 12 (8.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 10 (6.85%) SQL Server DBA
9 9 (6.16%) Analyst
10 8 (5.48%) Business Developer
10 8 (5.48%) Java Developer
10 8 (5.48%) Oracle DBA
11 6 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.11%) Architect
12 4 (2.74%) Senior Consultant
12 4 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.74%) Excel Developer
12 4 (2.74%) Senior Java Developer
12 4 (2.74%) OBIEE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.27%) .NET
2 12 (8.22%) HTML
3 11 (7.53%) Middleware
4 10 (6.85%) CSS
5 7 (4.79%) Spring
5 7 (4.79%) jQuery
5 7 (4.79%) HTML5
6 6 (4.11%) MDX
6 6 (4.11%) XML
6 6 (4.11%) Hibernate
7 5 (3.42%) LAMP
8 4 (2.74%) Rendezvous
8 4 (2.74%) WCF
9 3 (2.05%) WPF
9 3 (2.05%) WebCenter
9 3 (2.05%) REST
9 3 (2.05%) Ext JS
9 3 (2.05%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (2.05%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (2.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.27%) Replication
3 11 (7.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (5.48%) VWAP
4 8 (5.48%) TWAP
5 7 (4.79%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.11%) Hedge funds
6 6 (4.11%) Clustering
7 5 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.74%) Equities
8 4 (2.74%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.74%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.74%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.74%) Open Source
9 3 (2.05%) CMDB
9 3 (2.05%) Derivative
9 3 (2.05%) Graphic Design
10 2 (1.37%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.37%) Reference Data
10 2 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.60%) Linux
2 21 (14.38%) UNIX
2 21 (14.38%) Windows
3 10 (6.85%) Solaris
4 5 (3.42%) AIX
4 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.74%) CentOS
5 4 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.68%) Debian
6 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (20.55%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (17.81%) Data Modelling
3 26 (17.81%) ETL
4 19 (13.01%) Database Tuning
5 17 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (8.90%) Scrum
6 13 (8.90%) Analytics
7 12 (8.22%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (7.53%) Database Security
8 11 (7.53%) Multithreading
9 10 (6.85%) Migration
10 9 (6.16%) TDD
10 9 (6.16%) Low Latency
10 9 (6.16%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (5.48%) Data Cleansing
11 8 (5.48%) Load Balancing
11 8 (5.48%) Algorithmic Trading
12 7 (4.79%) Kanban
12 7 (4.79%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 90 (61.64%) SQL
2 28 (19.18%) Java
3 25 (17.12%) T-SQL
4 20 (13.70%) PL/SQL
5 17 (11.64%) C#
6 15 (10.27%) Perl
7 14 (9.59%) JavaScript
7 14 (9.59%) Shell Script
8 12 (8.22%) Python
9 7 (4.79%) Ruby
10 5 (3.42%) C++
11 4 (2.74%) C
11 4 (2.74%) VBA
11 4 (2.74%) VB
11 4 (2.74%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.05%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (2.05%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.37%) Korn
13 2 (1.37%) PHP
14 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (6.85%) Degree
2 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) PhD
4 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.68%) MCTS
4 1 (0.68%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) COREP
2 2 (1.37%) FINREP
2 2 (1.37%) SLA
2 2 (1.37%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.53%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (4.11%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.05%) NFS
4 3 (2.05%) Xen
4 3 (2.05%) SRDF
4 3 (2.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.05%) KVM
5 2 (1.37%) vSphere
6 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.68%) Firmware
6 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.68%) HDFS
6 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (5.48%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (5.48%) Data Guard
2 6 (4.11%) Puppet
2 6 (4.11%) Ansible
3 4 (2.74%) Oracle Flashback
3 4 (2.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 4 (2.74%) Cobbler
4 3 (2.05%) Nagios
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.37%) Control-M
5 2 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.37%) logstash
5 2 (1.37%) Opsview
6 1 (0.68%) Cacti
6 1 (0.68%) WSUS
6 1 (0.68%) SCOM
6 1 (0.68%) Ambari
6 1 (0.68%) Oozie
6 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 53 (36.30%) Oracle
2 31 (21.23%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.22%) VMware
4 8 (5.48%) Cisco
4 8 (5.48%) IBM
4 8 (5.48%) Sybase
4 8 (5.48%) EMC
5 6 (4.11%) SAP
6 5 (3.42%) Bloomberg
6 5 (3.42%) Netezza
7 4 (2.74%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.74%) 29West
7 4 (2.74%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.74%) Intel
7 4 (2.74%) NetApp
8 3 (2.05%) HP
8 3 (2.05%) Juniper
8 3 (2.05%) Informatica
8 3 (2.05%) DataSynapse
8 3 (2.05%) Charles River
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