The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 111 107 105
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 86 120 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.49% 1.69% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 2.23% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 87 89
Average daily rate
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£475 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £51.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +104.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +10.44%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4347 5386 5822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.38% 76.05% 74.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3231 4028 4328
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 92 87
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% +1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.90 £16.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £52.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Performance Tuning
London

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 July 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 31 July 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.

1 112 (65.88%) SQL
2 90 (52.94%) Oracle
3 67 (39.41%) Banking
4 60 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 56 (32.94%) Finance
6 52 (30.59%) Oracle Database
7 46 (27.06%) Java
8 38 (22.35%) Data Warehouse
9 35 (20.59%) Linux
9 35 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 32 (18.82%) Microsoft
11 31 (18.24%) PL/SQL
12 27 (15.88%) ETL
12 27 (15.88%) Investment Banking
12 27 (15.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 27 (15.88%) Multithreading
13 26 (15.29%) UNIX
14 24 (14.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 24 (14.12%) Low Latency
15 23 (13.53%) Relational Database
16 22 (12.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 21 (12.35%) Oracle Database 10g
17 21 (12.35%) Windows
17 21 (12.35%) T-SQL
17 21 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
17 21 (12.35%) Oracle RAC
18 19 (11.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 18 (10.59%) .NET
19 18 (10.59%) Sybase
19 18 (10.59%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (7.65%) WebSphere
2 10 (5.88%) Apache
2 10 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.29%) WebLogic
4 8 (4.71%) IIS
5 7 (4.12%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (3.53%) Oracle Coherence
6 6 (3.53%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (2.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (1.76%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.76%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.76%) Confluence
9 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.59%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.59%) Jetty
10 1 (0.59%) Lightstreamer
10 1 (0.59%) nginx
10 1 (0.59%) Liferay
10 1 (0.59%) SAS
10 1 (0.59%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.35%) RMDS
2 4 (2.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.76%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (1.18%) Siebel Analytics
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.59%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.59%) GitHub
2 1 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.24%) Multicast
2 11 (6.47%) LAN
3 10 (5.88%) WAN
3 10 (5.88%) SAN
4 9 (5.29%) NAS
4 9 (5.29%) FCoE
4 9 (5.29%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (3.53%) HTTP
6 5 (2.94%) LDAP
6 5 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.94%) Firewall
7 4 (2.35%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.76%) Internet
9 2 (1.18%) BGP
9 2 (1.18%) DNS
9 2 (1.18%) SSL
9 2 (1.18%) FTP
9 2 (1.18%) X.509
9 2 (1.18%) Wireless
9 2 (1.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 52 (30.59%) Oracle Database
3 38 (22.35%) Data Warehouse
4 35 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (15.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 24 (14.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (13.53%) Relational Database
8 21 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (12.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 19 (11.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (8.82%) MySQL
11 12 (7.06%) RDBMS
12 7 (4.12%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (4.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (4.12%) SQLPlus
12 7 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (4.12%) Hadoop
12 7 (4.12%) Oracle ODI
12 7 (4.12%) Big Data
12 7 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (3.53%) Maven
2 5 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.35%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.35%) NUnit
3 4 (2.35%) Subversion
4 3 (1.76%) JIRA
4 3 (1.76%) NCover
4 3 (1.76%) JDeveloper
5 2 (1.18%) Ant
5 2 (1.18%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.59%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.59%) CA Gen
6 1 (0.59%) WebLOAD
6 1 (0.59%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.59%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.59%) Behat
General
1 67 (39.41%) Banking
2 56 (32.94%) Finance
3 27 (15.88%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.29%) Back Office
5 8 (4.71%) Billing
5 8 (4.71%) Financial Institution
5 8 (4.71%) Front Office
6 7 (4.12%) Retail
7 5 (2.94%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.76%) Legal
9 2 (1.18%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.59%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.59%) Marketing
10 1 (0.59%) German Language
10 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (45.88%) Developer
2 36 (21.18%) DBA
3 23 (13.53%) Architect
4 17 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 15 (8.82%) Java Developer
6 14 (8.24%) Oracle DBA
6 14 (8.24%) SQL DBA
7 12 (7.06%) ETL Developer
8 11 (6.47%) Oracle Developer
9 10 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.29%) Consultant
11 8 (4.71%) Oracle Consultant
12 7 (4.12%) Database Developer
12 7 (4.12%) Infrastructure Architect
12 7 (4.12%) Programmer
13 6 (3.53%) Analyst
13 6 (3.53%) SQL Server Developer
13 6 (3.53%) Java Programmer
13 6 (3.53%) MySQL DBA
14 5 (2.94%) Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.59%) .NET
2 13 (7.65%) XML
3 11 (6.47%) Spring
4 10 (5.88%) Middleware
4 10 (5.88%) JDBC
5 9 (5.29%) Web Services
6 8 (4.71%) HTML
7 7 (4.12%) XSLT
7 7 (4.12%) JMS
8 6 (3.53%) CSS
8 6 (3.53%) .NET Framework
8 6 (3.53%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (3.53%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (2.94%) XSD
9 5 (2.94%) WebCenter
9 5 (2.94%) jQuery
10 4 (2.35%) XSL
10 4 (2.35%) Rendezvous
11 3 (1.76%) LAMP
11 3 (1.76%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 18 (10.59%) Replication
3 16 (9.41%) VWAP
3 16 (9.41%) TWAP
4 15 (8.82%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.88%) Derivative
6 8 (4.71%) Clustering
7 7 (4.12%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.35%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.35%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.76%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.18%) Data Extraction
10 2 (1.18%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (1.18%) Statistics
10 2 (1.18%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.18%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.59%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.59%) PKI
11 1 (0.59%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 35 (20.59%) Linux
2 26 (15.29%) UNIX
3 21 (12.35%) Windows
4 18 (10.59%) Solaris
5 12 (7.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.12%) Debian
7 4 (2.35%) CentOS
8 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.59%) AIX
9 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.59%) zOS
9 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.88%) ETL
1 27 (15.88%) Multithreading
2 24 (14.12%) Low Latency
3 18 (10.59%) Migration
4 17 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (9.41%) Data Modelling
5 16 (9.41%) Algorithmic Trading
6 14 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (8.24%) SOA
7 13 (7.65%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (7.65%) Release Management
8 12 (7.06%) Database Tuning
8 12 (7.06%) TDD
8 12 (7.06%) UML
9 10 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 10 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (5.29%) Benchmarking
10 9 (5.29%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (4.71%) Change Management
11 8 (4.71%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 112 (65.88%) SQL
2 46 (27.06%) Java
3 31 (18.24%) PL/SQL
4 21 (12.35%) T-SQL
5 17 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 15 (8.82%) C#
7 12 (7.06%) JavaScript
7 12 (7.06%) Perl
8 8 (4.71%) Python
9 6 (3.53%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.94%) VBA
11 4 (2.35%) VBScript
11 4 (2.35%) C
12 3 (1.76%) C++
13 2 (1.18%) PHP
13 2 (1.18%) VB
13 2 (1.18%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.18%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.59%) R
14 1 (0.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (8.82%) Degree
2 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.35%) ISEB
2 4 (2.35%) ISTQB
2 4 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.18%) MCSA
4 1 (0.59%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.59%) PhD
4 1 (0.59%) CCNA
4 1 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.59%) CCEA
4 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.59%) RHCE
4 1 (0.59%) MCTS
4 1 (0.59%) MCITP
4 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) MCP
4 1 (0.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.47%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) EMIR
2 1 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 21 (12.35%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (5.29%) SRDF
2 9 (5.29%) NFS
3 6 (3.53%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (2.35%) Xen
4 4 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.35%) KVM
5 1 (0.59%) Varnish
5 1 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.59%) XenApp
5 1 (0.59%) XenServer
5 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (6.47%) Puppet
2 8 (4.71%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.18%) Control-M
4 2 (1.18%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.59%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.59%) Foglight
5 1 (0.59%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 90 (52.94%) Oracle
2 32 (18.82%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.59%) Sybase
4 14 (8.24%) Business Objects
5 12 (7.06%) Cisco
6 9 (5.29%) IBM
6 9 (5.29%) EMC
6 9 (5.29%) Intel
6 9 (5.29%) NetApp
6 9 (5.29%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.94%) TIBCO
7 5 (2.94%) Informatica
7 5 (2.94%) Sun
8 4 (2.35%) VMware
8 4 (2.35%) DataSynapse
8 4 (2.35%) 29West
9 3 (1.76%) Percona
10 2 (1.18%) FactSet
10 2 (1.18%) Tableau
10 2 (1.18%) BI-SAM
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