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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 96 117 106
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 107 111 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.84% 1.53% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 2.01% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 86 87
Average daily rate
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£500 £550 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £51.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
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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
4379 5511 5868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.28% 76.03% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3246 4118 4371
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 69 87
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.65 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £54.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014, 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.

1 118 (61.78%) SQL
2 98 (51.31%) Oracle
3 67 (35.08%) Banking
4 65 (34.03%) SQL Server
5 63 (32.98%) Finance
6 55 (28.80%) Java
7 51 (26.70%) Oracle Database
8 40 (20.94%) Linux
9 38 (19.90%) Data Warehouse
10 36 (18.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 34 (17.80%) UNIX
11 34 (17.80%) PL/SQL
12 32 (16.75%) Microsoft
13 31 (16.23%) ETL
13 31 (16.23%) Relational Database
14 29 (15.18%) Oracle Database 11g
14 29 (15.18%) Multithreading
14 29 (15.18%) Low Latency
15 28 (14.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 28 (14.66%) Investment Banking
16 25 (13.09%) Sybase
16 25 (13.09%) Windows
16 25 (13.09%) Shell Script
17 23 (12.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 23 (12.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 22 (11.52%) T-SQL
19 21 (10.99%) Replication
20 20 (10.47%) Migration
20 20 (10.47%) Oracle Database 10g
20 20 (10.47%) Data Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (6.28%) WebSphere
2 10 (5.24%) WebLogic
2 10 (5.24%) Apache
3 9 (4.71%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.66%) IIS
4 7 (3.66%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (3.14%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (2.62%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (1.57%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (1.57%) Confluence
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.52%) Jetty
9 1 (0.52%) Lightstreamer
9 1 (0.52%) nginx
9 1 (0.52%) Liferay
9 1 (0.52%) CICS
9 1 (0.52%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (5.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.57%) RMDS
3 2 (1.05%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (1.05%) Siebel Analytics
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.05%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.05%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.52%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.05%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.81%) Multicast
2 10 (5.24%) LAN
3 9 (4.71%) SAN
4 8 (4.19%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.19%) WAN
5 7 (3.66%) LDAP
5 7 (3.66%) NAS
5 7 (3.66%) FCoE
5 7 (3.66%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (3.14%) Firewall
6 6 (3.14%) DNS
7 5 (2.62%) HTTP
8 4 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.57%) Wireless
9 3 (1.57%) BGP
9 3 (1.57%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.57%) Internet
9 3 (1.57%) Broadband
10 2 (1.05%) WLAN
10 2 (1.05%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (34.03%) SQL Server
2 51 (26.70%) Oracle Database
3 38 (19.90%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (18.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (16.23%) Relational Database
6 29 (15.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 28 (14.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (12.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (10.47%) Oracle Database 10g
9 20 (10.47%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (9.42%) MySQL
11 15 (7.85%) RDBMS
12 8 (4.19%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (4.19%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (3.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (3.66%) SQLPlus
13 7 (3.66%) OLTP
13 7 (3.66%) Hadoop
13 7 (3.66%) Oracle ODI
13 7 (3.66%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.66%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.14%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.14%) Maven
4 4 (2.09%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.57%) NUnit
5 3 (1.57%) JIRA
5 3 (1.57%) NCover
5 3 (1.57%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.05%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.05%) Ant
6 2 (1.05%) JUnit
6 2 (1.05%) JDeveloper
6 2 (1.05%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (1.05%) ERwin
7 1 (0.52%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.52%) Subversion
7 1 (0.52%) DbUnit
7 1 (0.52%) PHPUnit
General
1 67 (35.08%) Banking
2 63 (32.98%) Finance
3 28 (14.66%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.71%) Billing
4 9 (4.71%) Front Office
5 8 (4.19%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.66%) Retail
6 7 (3.66%) Back Office
7 5 (2.62%) Legal
8 4 (2.09%) Marketing
8 4 (2.09%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.05%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.05%) Games
10 1 (0.52%) Publishing
10 1 (0.52%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (46.07%) Developer
2 44 (23.04%) DBA
3 22 (11.52%) Architect
4 21 (10.99%) SQL DBA
5 19 (9.95%) Java Developer
6 16 (8.38%) SQL Developer
7 13 (6.81%) Oracle DBA
7 13 (6.81%) Oracle Developer
8 12 (6.28%) ETL Developer
9 10 (5.24%) Administrator
9 10 (5.24%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.24%) Analyst
10 9 (4.71%) Consultant
11 7 (3.66%) SQL Server DBA
11 7 (3.66%) Oracle Consultant
12 6 (3.14%) SQL Server Developer
12 6 (3.14%) Database Developer
12 6 (3.14%) Sybase DBA
12 6 (3.14%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (3.14%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.90%) .NET
1 17 (8.90%) XML
2 13 (6.81%) Spring
3 11 (5.76%) Web Services
3 11 (5.76%) JDBC
4 10 (5.24%) JMS
4 10 (5.24%) Middleware
5 9 (4.71%) XSD
5 9 (4.71%) HTML
6 7 (3.66%) XSLT
6 7 (3.66%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (3.14%) .NET Framework
7 6 (3.14%) CSS
7 6 (3.14%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (2.62%) WebCenter
8 5 (2.62%) jQuery
8 5 (2.62%) Hibernate
9 4 (2.09%) XSL
10 3 (1.57%) Rendezvous
10 3 (1.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (10.99%) Replication
3 19 (9.95%) VWAP
3 19 (9.95%) TWAP
4 17 (8.90%) Computer Science
5 14 (7.33%) Derivative
6 11 (5.76%) Clustering
7 8 (4.19%) Data Integration
8 7 (3.66%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.09%) Equities
9 4 (2.09%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.57%) Open Source
10 3 (1.57%) Market Risk
10 3 (1.57%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.05%) Cryptography
11 2 (1.05%) Spread Betting
11 2 (1.05%) Data Extraction
11 2 (1.05%) Social Network
11 2 (1.05%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 40 (20.94%) Linux
2 34 (17.80%) UNIX
3 25 (13.09%) Windows
4 19 (9.95%) Solaris
5 13 (6.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.66%) Debian
7 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.09%) CentOS
8 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.52%) zOS
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.23%) ETL
2 29 (15.18%) Multithreading
2 29 (15.18%) Low Latency
3 20 (10.47%) Data Modelling
3 20 (10.47%) Migration
4 19 (9.95%) Algorithmic Trading
5 16 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (7.33%) SOA
8 13 (6.81%) TDD
9 12 (6.28%) Change Management
9 12 (6.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (6.28%) Release Management
10 11 (5.76%) Database Tuning
10 11 (5.76%) E-Commerce
10 11 (5.76%) UML
11 9 (4.71%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (4.71%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (4.71%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 118 (61.78%) SQL
2 55 (28.80%) Java
3 34 (17.80%) PL/SQL
4 25 (13.09%) Shell Script
5 22 (11.52%) T-SQL
6 17 (8.90%) C#
7 16 (8.38%) Perl
8 13 (6.81%) JavaScript
9 8 (4.19%) Python
10 7 (3.66%) VBA
10 7 (3.66%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.09%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.09%) VBScript
12 3 (1.57%) C++
13 2 (1.05%) VB
13 2 (1.05%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.05%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (1.05%) Ruby
14 1 (0.52%) XPath
14 1 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (7.85%) Degree
2 8 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.62%) MCITP
4 4 (2.09%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.09%) MCSE
4 4 (2.09%) ISEB
4 4 (2.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.05%) MCSA
6 1 (0.52%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.52%) PhD
6 1 (0.52%) CCNA
6 1 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.52%) CCEA
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.52%) RHCE
6 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.52%) MCTS
6 1 (0.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.76%) QA
2 2 (1.05%) COREP
3 1 (0.52%) EMIR
3 1 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 19 (9.95%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (3.66%) SRDF
2 7 (3.66%) NFS
2 7 (3.66%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.57%) Xen
4 3 (1.57%) KVM
5 2 (1.05%) HDFS
6 1 (0.52%) Varnish
6 1 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.52%) XenApp
6 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (5.24%) Puppet
2 9 (4.71%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.05%) Control-M
4 2 (1.05%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (1.05%) Foglight
4 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.52%) Ansible
5 1 (0.52%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.52%) SCOM
5 1 (0.52%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.52%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 98 (51.31%) Oracle
2 32 (16.75%) Microsoft
3 25 (13.09%) Sybase
4 19 (9.95%) Business Objects
5 12 (6.28%) Cisco
6 9 (4.71%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.19%) EMC
7 8 (4.19%) IBM
7 8 (4.19%) Informatica
8 7 (3.66%) NetApp
8 7 (3.66%) Intel
9 6 (3.14%) VMware
10 4 (2.09%) Juniper
10 4 (2.09%) TIBCO
10 4 (2.09%) Sun
11 3 (1.57%) DataSynapse
11 3 (1.57%) 29West
11 3 (1.57%) Percona
12 2 (1.05%) Rackspace
12 2 (1.05%) FactSet
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