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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 129 130 109
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 64 83 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.16% 1.34% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.74% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 60 74
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -44.00%
Performance Tuning
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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
4267 4781 4727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.46% 77.24% 76.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3338 3539 3582
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 44 54
Average hourly rate £24.23 £22.25 £93.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.89% -76.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.75 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 87 (66.92%) SQL
2 57 (43.85%) SQL Server
3 56 (43.08%) Finance
4 52 (40.00%) Oracle
5 33 (25.38%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (24.62%) Linux
7 30 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (21.54%) Banking
8 28 (21.54%) Microsoft
9 27 (20.77%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (20.77%) T-SQL
10 26 (20.00%) ETL
10 26 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 25 (19.23%) C#
12 24 (18.46%) UNIX
12 24 (18.46%) Windows
13 23 (17.69%) Oracle Database
14 22 (16.92%) PL/SQL
15 21 (16.15%) Data Modelling
16 20 (15.38%) Java
17 19 (14.62%) .NET
17 19 (14.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 18 (13.85%) Shell Script
19 17 (13.08%) Oracle Database 11g
19 17 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (13.08%) Database Tuning
20 16 (12.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 16 (12.31%) Relational Database
21 15 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
21 15 (11.54%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 8 (6.15%) Apache
2 6 (4.62%) IIS
2 6 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.62%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.08%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (2.31%) nginx
5 3 (2.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (2.31%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.54%) JBoss
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.77%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.77%) Lync
7 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.77%) Jetty
7 1 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 12 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.92%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Markit EDM
2 3 (2.31%) RMDS
2 3 (2.31%) thinkFolio
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.77%) HFM
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.38%) LAN
2 6 (4.62%) SAN
3 5 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (3.85%) Multicast
4 4 (3.08%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (3.08%) iSCSI
4 4 (3.08%) NAS
4 4 (3.08%) DNS
4 4 (3.08%) WAN
4 4 (3.08%) HTTP
5 3 (2.31%) Broadband
5 3 (2.31%) WLAN
5 3 (2.31%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.31%) Firewall
5 3 (2.31%) Internet
5 3 (2.31%) Wireless
5 3 (2.31%) Wireshark
5 3 (2.31%) FCoE
6 2 (1.54%) MRTG
6 2 (1.54%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (43.85%) SQL Server
2 27 (20.77%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (17.69%) Oracle Database
5 19 (14.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (13.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (12.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (12.31%) Relational Database
8 10 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (7.69%) OLAP
8 10 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (6.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (6.15%) RDBMS
10 8 (6.15%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (6.15%) MySQL
11 6 (4.62%) Hadoop
12 5 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
12 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Power View
12 5 (3.85%) OLAP Cube
12 5 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Subversion
2 7 (5.38%) Maven
2 7 (5.38%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.85%) TeamCity
3 5 (3.85%) JUnit
4 3 (2.31%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.31%) Toad
4 3 (2.31%) Ant
4 3 (2.31%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.31%) CruiseControl
5 2 (1.54%) Selenium
5 2 (1.54%) Moq
5 2 (1.54%) WinDbg
5 2 (1.54%) Mockito
5 2 (1.54%) NUnit
6 1 (0.77%) JIRA
6 1 (0.77%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.77%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.77%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 56 (43.08%) Finance
2 28 (21.54%) Banking
3 14 (10.77%) Investment Banking
4 13 (10.00%) Marketing
5 7 (5.38%) Retail
5 7 (5.38%) Advertising
6 5 (3.85%) Front Office
7 3 (2.31%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.31%) Legal
8 2 (1.54%) Games
8 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.77%) Electronics
9 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.77%) Billing
9 1 (0.77%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 65 (50.00%) Developer
2 23 (17.69%) DBA
3 18 (13.85%) Consultant
4 15 (11.54%) SQL DBA
5 14 (10.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 12 (9.23%) SQL Developer
6 12 (9.23%) Senior Developer
7 11 (8.46%) Analyst
8 10 (7.69%) Business Developer
8 10 (7.69%) Java Developer
9 9 (6.92%) Oracle DBA
9 9 (6.92%) Oracle Developer
10 7 (5.38%) Architect
11 6 (4.62%) Senior Consultant
11 6 (4.62%) OBIEE Consultant
12 5 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
13 4 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
13 4 (3.08%) C# Developer
13 4 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.62%) .NET
2 11 (8.46%) HTML
2 11 (8.46%) Middleware
3 10 (7.69%) CSS
4 9 (6.92%) MDX
5 8 (6.15%) Web Services
6 7 (5.38%) XML
6 7 (5.38%) Spring
6 7 (5.38%) jQuery
7 6 (4.62%) WCF
7 6 (4.62%) HTML5
7 6 (4.62%) Rendezvous
8 5 (3.85%) WPF
8 5 (3.85%) Hibernate
8 5 (3.85%) J2EE
9 4 (3.08%) XSLT
9 4 (3.08%) Ultra Messaging
10 3 (2.31%) TIBCO EMS
10 3 (2.31%) JMS
10 3 (2.31%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.92%) Replication
3 6 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.85%) Clustering
4 5 (3.85%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.08%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.08%) Open Source
5 4 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.08%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.31%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.31%) Equities
6 3 (2.31%) Derivative
7 2 (1.54%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.54%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.54%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.54%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.54%) User Experience
8 1 (0.77%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.77%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.62%) Linux
2 24 (18.46%) UNIX
2 24 (18.46%) Windows
3 9 (6.92%) Solaris
4 6 (4.62%) AIX
5 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.54%) CentOS
6 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.77%) Debian
7 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.77%) Android
7 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.38%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (20.00%) ETL
4 21 (16.15%) Data Modelling
5 17 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (13.08%) Database Tuning
6 14 (10.77%) Migration
7 13 (10.00%) Analytics
8 11 (8.46%) Scrum
9 10 (7.69%) TDD
9 10 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (6.92%) Data Cleansing
11 8 (6.15%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (5.38%) Data Management
12 7 (5.38%) Benchmarking
12 7 (5.38%) Master Data Management
13 6 (4.62%) Database Security
13 6 (4.62%) Database Mirroring
13 6 (4.62%) ITIL
13 6 (4.62%) OO
Programming Languages
1 87 (66.92%) SQL
2 27 (20.77%) T-SQL
3 25 (19.23%) C#
4 22 (16.92%) PL/SQL
5 20 (15.38%) Java
6 18 (13.85%) Shell Script
7 15 (11.54%) JavaScript
8 14 (10.77%) Perl
9 10 (7.69%) Python
10 6 (4.62%) C
10 6 (4.62%) Ruby
10 6 (4.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 5 (3.85%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.85%) C++
11 5 (3.85%) VB
12 3 (2.31%) VBA
12 3 (2.31%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.54%) Korn
13 2 (1.54%) VBScript
13 2 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (6.15%) Degree
2 3 (2.31%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.77%) MCTS
4 1 (0.77%) MCITP
4 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.77%) PhD
4 1 (0.77%) ISEB
4 1 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.08%) QA
3 3 (2.31%) SLA
4 2 (1.54%) COREP
4 2 (1.54%) FINREP
5 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.15%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.31%) NFS
4 3 (2.31%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.31%) SRDF
4 3 (2.31%) vSphere
4 3 (2.31%) KVM
4 3 (2.31%) Xen
5 2 (1.54%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.77%) Firmware
6 1 (0.77%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.77%) HDFS
6 1 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.77%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 10 (7.69%) Data Guard
2 9 (6.92%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (3.08%) Puppet
4 4 (3.08%) Ansible
5 3 (2.31%) Oracle Flashback
6 2 (1.54%) logstash
6 2 (1.54%) Opsview
6 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (1.54%) Cobbler
6 2 (1.54%) Control-M
6 2 (1.54%) Nagios
6 2 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.54%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.77%) SCOM
7 1 (0.77%) WSUS
7 1 (0.77%) Ambari
7 1 (0.77%) Oozie
7 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.77%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 52 (40.00%) Oracle
2 28 (21.54%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.23%) VMware
4 10 (7.69%) IBM
5 8 (6.15%) Cisco
6 7 (5.38%) Sybase
7 6 (4.62%) EMC
7 6 (4.62%) TIBCO
7 6 (4.62%) Netezza
8 5 (3.85%) Bloomberg
8 5 (3.85%) HP
9 4 (3.08%) NetApp
9 4 (3.08%) Intel
9 4 (3.08%) SAP
10 3 (2.31%) Business Objects
10 3 (2.31%) Juniper
10 3 (2.31%) DataSynapse
10 3 (2.31%) Charles River
10 3 (2.31%) Vertica
11 2 (1.54%) Rackspace
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £480 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 27 days ago