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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 118 95 97
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 48 61 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.52% 1.79% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 2.12% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 41 80
Median daily rate £543 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.62% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £326 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.87% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
Performance Tuning
London

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
2757 2881 4626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.11% 84.39% 80.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2183 2311 3625
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 £363 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 49
Median hourly rate £26.25 £24.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +36.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016, 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 49 (44.14%) Oracle
2 46 (41.44%) SQL
3 41 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (31.53%) Banking
5 32 (28.83%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (28.83%) Data Modelling
6 30 (27.03%) SQL Server
6 30 (27.03%) Analytics
7 29 (26.13%) Finance
8 26 (23.42%) Scrum
9 25 (22.52%) Linux
10 21 (18.92%) Netezza
11 20 (18.02%) Migration
11 20 (18.02%) ETL
12 19 (17.12%) Predictive Modelling
12 19 (17.12%) Database Optimisation
13 18 (16.22%) Unix
14 16 (14.41%) ITIL
15 14 (12.61%) C#
16 13 (11.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 13 (11.71%) Oracle Database
16 13 (11.71%) Degree
16 13 (11.71%) PL/SQL
16 13 (11.71%) DNS
16 13 (11.71%) Red Hat
17 12 (10.81%) Windows
18 11 (9.91%) Data Protection
18 11 (9.91%) Investment Banking
19 10 (9.01%) RHCA
19 10 (9.01%) Subversion

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 (3.60%) IIS
1 4 (3.60%) Tomcat
1 4 (3.60%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.80%) Apache
3 2 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.80%) Confluence
4 1 (0.90%) CMS
4 1 (0.90%) JBoss
4 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 2 (1.80%) Documaker
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.90%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) GitHub
2 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.90%) Force.com
2 1 (0.90%) G Suite
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.71%) DNS
2 5 (4.50%) HTTP
3 3 (2.70%) DHCP
4 2 (1.80%) FCoE
4 2 (1.80%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.80%) LAN
4 2 (1.80%) Multicast
4 2 (1.80%) NAS
4 2 (1.80%) SAN
4 2 (1.80%) SSL
4 2 (1.80%) WAN
5 1 (0.90%) DDNS
5 1 (0.90%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.90%) Firewall
5 1 (0.90%) Internet
5 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (28.83%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (27.03%) SQL Server
3 13 (11.71%) Oracle Database
4 8 (7.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (6.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (6.31%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (6.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (5.41%) MySQL
6 6 (5.41%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (5.41%) Oracle ODI
6 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (4.50%) HBase
7 5 (4.50%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.70%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.70%) OLTP
9 3 (2.70%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.70%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (9.01%) Subversion
2 7 (6.31%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.50%) JIRA
4 2 (1.80%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.80%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.80%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.80%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.90%) JUnit
5 1 (0.90%) MSI
5 1 (0.90%) PVCS
5 1 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.90%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.90%) VisualVM
5 1 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (31.53%) Banking
2 29 (26.13%) Finance
3 11 (9.91%) Investment Banking
4 8 (7.21%) Financial Institution
5 7 (6.31%) Back Office
6 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.70%) Billing
7 3 (2.70%) Games
8 2 (1.80%) Front Office
9 1 (0.90%) Advertising
9 1 (0.90%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 62 (55.86%) Developer
2 18 (16.22%) Administrator
2 18 (16.22%) Netezza Developer
3 14 (12.61%) Agile Developer
3 14 (12.61%) Oracle Developer
4 13 (11.71%) DBA
5 12 (10.81%) Senior Developer
6 11 (9.91%) Linux Administrator
6 11 (9.91%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 9 (8.11%) SQL Developer
8 6 (5.41%) PL/SQL Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.50%) Architect
9 5 (4.50%) Digital Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Oracle DBA
10 4 (3.60%) Senior Oracle Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Senior SQL Developer
11 3 (2.70%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.21%) REST
1 8 (7.21%) Web Services
2 6 (5.41%) WPF
3 5 (4.50%) .NET
3 5 (4.50%) AngularJS
3 5 (4.50%) CSS
3 5 (4.50%) CSS3
3 5 (4.50%) HTML
3 5 (4.50%) HTML5
3 5 (4.50%) jQuery
3 5 (4.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (4.50%) WinForms
4 4 (3.60%) Middleware
4 4 (3.60%) RESTful
5 3 (2.70%) J2EE
5 3 (2.70%) JMS
5 3 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (2.70%) XML
6 2 (1.80%) ADO
6 2 (1.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.21%) Hedge funds
2 7 (6.31%) Mathematics
3 6 (5.41%) Replication
4 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.50%) Derivative
5 4 (3.60%) Clustering
5 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.60%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.70%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.80%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.80%) Fintech
8 1 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.90%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.90%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.90%) Social Media
8 1 (0.90%) TWAP
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.52%) Linux
2 18 (16.22%) Unix
3 13 (11.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (10.81%) Windows
5 8 (7.21%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.70%) Solaris
7 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.80%) SUSE
8 2 (1.80%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.90%) AIX
9 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.90%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.83%) Data Modelling
3 30 (27.03%) Analytics
4 26 (23.42%) Scrum
5 20 (18.02%) ETL
5 20 (18.02%) Migration
6 19 (17.12%) Database Optimisation
6 19 (17.12%) Predictive Modelling
7 16 (14.41%) ITIL
8 11 (9.91%) Data Protection
9 9 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (8.11%) Software Engineering
10 8 (7.21%) AOP
10 8 (7.21%) High Availability
10 8 (7.21%) Workflow
11 7 (6.31%) Data Migration
11 7 (6.31%) TDD
12 6 (5.41%) Configuration Management
12 6 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (5.41%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (41.44%) SQL
2 14 (12.61%) C#
3 13 (11.71%) PL/SQL
4 10 (9.01%) Java
5 9 (8.11%) Bash Shell
5 9 (8.11%) Python
6 8 (7.21%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.31%) PowerShell
8 6 (5.41%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.50%) Ruby
9 5 (4.50%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.60%) Perl
11 3 (2.70%) C
11 3 (2.70%) C++
11 3 (2.70%) SPARQL
12 2 (1.80%) Jython
12 2 (1.80%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.90%) SOQL
13 1 (0.90%) VB
13 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (11.71%) Degree
2 10 (9.01%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (9.01%) RHCA
2 10 (9.01%) RHCE
3 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) MCDST
5 1 (0.90%) MCTS
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) Data Quality
1 4 (3.60%) QA
2 3 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.90%) SLA
4 1 (0.90%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.50%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.70%) vSphere
4 2 (1.80%) Docker
4 2 (1.80%) NFS
4 2 (1.80%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.90%) KVM
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.90%) SRDF
5 1 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) Puppet
2 4 (3.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.70%) Nagios
3 3 (2.70%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.80%) Control-M
4 2 (1.80%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.80%) OpenView
4 2 (1.80%) WSUS
5 1 (0.90%) Ansible
5 1 (0.90%) Cacti
5 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.90%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.90%) SCCM
5 1 (0.90%) SnapVault
5 1 (0.90%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 49 (44.14%) Oracle
2 21 (18.92%) Netezza
3 13 (11.71%) Red Hat
4 9 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.11%) VMware
5 6 (5.41%) Microgen
6 5 (4.50%) IBM
6 5 (4.50%) SmartStream
6 5 (4.50%) WorldPay
7 4 (3.60%) HP
8 3 (2.70%) NetApp
8 3 (2.70%) SAP
8 3 (2.70%) Veritas
9 2 (1.80%) Cognos
9 2 (1.80%) EMC
9 2 (1.80%) Pega
9 2 (1.80%) Percona
9 2 (1.80%) Remedy
9 2 (1.80%) Siebel
9 2 (1.80%) Sybase