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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 121 111 115
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 89 89 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.52% 1.53% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.98% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 72 87
Average daily rate
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£450 £493 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% -6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £347 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +14.86%
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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
4608 4500 5541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.70% 77.53% 78.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3635 3349 4119
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 95
Average hourly rate £21.30 £23.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% -16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.85 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 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 July 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.

1 105 (70.47%) SQL
2 64 (42.95%) Oracle
2 64 (42.95%) SQL Server
3 50 (33.56%) Finance
4 42 (28.19%) UNIX
5 37 (24.83%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (23.49%) Java
6 35 (23.49%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (21.48%) ETL
7 32 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (20.81%) PL/SQL
8 31 (20.81%) Windows
8 31 (20.81%) Linux
9 30 (20.13%) Oracle Database
10 29 (19.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 28 (18.79%) Banking
12 27 (18.12%) Microsoft
12 27 (18.12%) Analytical Skills
13 26 (17.45%) T-SQL
14 25 (16.78%) C#
15 23 (15.44%) .NET
16 22 (14.77%) XML
16 22 (14.77%) Migration
16 22 (14.77%) Oracle Database 11g
17 21 (14.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 21 (14.09%) Shell Script
18 20 (13.42%) Data Modelling
19 19 (12.75%) Sybase
20 17 (11.41%) Oracle RAC
20 17 (11.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (7.38%) Apache
2 9 (6.04%) WebLogic
2 9 (6.04%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.70%) Oracle Coherence
3 7 (4.70%) IIS
3 7 (4.70%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (4.03%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.36%) JBoss
6 3 (2.01%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.34%) Lync
7 2 (1.34%) WordPress
7 2 (1.34%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.67%) Jetty
8 1 (0.67%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.67%) nginx
8 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.67%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.04%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.36%) RMDS
2 4 (2.68%) Markit EDM
3 3 (2.01%) HFM
4 2 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.34%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.68%) SaaS
1 4 (2.68%) PaaS
1 4 (2.68%) IaaS
2 3 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.04%) SAN
2 7 (4.70%) LAN
2 7 (4.70%) WAN
3 6 (4.03%) HTTP
3 6 (4.03%) iSCSI
3 6 (4.03%) NAS
3 6 (4.03%) FCoE
3 6 (4.03%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (4.03%) Multicast
4 5 (3.36%) SSL
5 4 (2.68%) Firewall
6 3 (2.01%) Internet
6 3 (2.01%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.01%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.01%) DNS
7 1 (0.67%) DMZ
7 1 (0.67%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.67%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.67%) SCCP
7 1 (0.67%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (42.95%) SQL Server
2 37 (24.83%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (20.13%) Oracle Database
4 29 (19.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (14.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 21 (14.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (11.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (8.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (8.72%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (6.04%) Oracle BI EE
9 9 (6.04%) Relational Database
9 9 (6.04%) OLAP
9 9 (6.04%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (5.37%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (4.03%) Hadoop
11 6 (4.03%) HBase
11 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Power View
12 5 (3.36%) Oracle Exadata
12 5 (3.36%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (6.71%) Subversion
2 6 (4.03%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.36%) Maven
3 5 (3.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.68%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (2.68%) JUnit
5 3 (2.01%) TestDirector
6 2 (1.34%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.34%) NUnit
6 2 (1.34%) Moq
6 2 (1.34%) WinDbg
6 2 (1.34%) Mockito
6 2 (1.34%) Ant
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.67%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.67%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.67%) JIRA
7 1 (0.67%) Selenium
7 1 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 50 (33.56%) Finance
2 28 (18.79%) Banking
3 10 (6.71%) Marketing
4 9 (6.04%) Retail
4 9 (6.04%) Advertising
5 8 (5.37%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.68%) Front Office
7 2 (1.34%) Legal
8 1 (0.67%) Law
8 1 (0.67%) Games
8 1 (0.67%) Billing
8 1 (0.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 75 (50.34%) Developer
2 25 (16.78%) DBA
3 19 (12.75%) Senior Developer
4 17 (11.41%) Java Developer
4 17 (11.41%) SQL DBA
5 14 (9.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 13 (8.72%) Consultant
7 12 (8.05%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (7.38%) SQL Developer
9 10 (6.71%) Analyst
9 10 (6.71%) Architect
10 9 (6.04%) Oracle DBA
11 8 (5.37%) Business Developer
11 8 (5.37%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (4.70%) Oracle Developer
13 6 (4.03%) Senior Consultant
13 6 (4.03%) Infrastructure Architect
13 6 (4.03%) OBIEE Consultant
13 6 (4.03%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 5 (3.36%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.44%) .NET
2 22 (14.77%) XML
3 12 (8.05%) J2EE
3 12 (8.05%) MDX
4 11 (7.38%) HTML
5 10 (6.71%) Web Services
5 10 (6.71%) XSLT
5 10 (6.71%) SOAP
6 9 (6.04%) Rendezvous
6 9 (6.04%) Middleware
7 8 (5.37%) JMS
8 7 (4.70%) Spring
9 6 (4.03%) Hibernate
9 6 (4.03%) JMX
9 6 (4.03%) CSS
9 6 (4.03%) jQuery
9 6 (4.03%) Ultra Messaging
10 5 (3.36%) XSD
11 4 (2.68%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (2.01%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.12%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.38%) Replication
3 10 (6.71%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.04%) Clustering
5 6 (4.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.36%) Hedge funds
6 5 (3.36%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.68%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.68%) Data Integration
8 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.34%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.34%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.34%) DataPower
9 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.67%) User Experience
10 1 (0.67%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.19%) UNIX
2 31 (20.81%) Windows
2 31 (20.81%) Linux
3 11 (7.38%) Solaris
4 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.01%) AIX
6 1 (0.67%) HPUX
6 1 (0.67%) Debian
6 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.67%) Android
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.49%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (21.48%) ETL
2 32 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (14.77%) Migration
4 20 (13.42%) Data Modelling
5 14 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (8.05%) ITIL
6 12 (8.05%) OO
6 12 (8.05%) Benchmarking
7 11 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (7.38%) Analytics
7 11 (7.38%) Database Mirroring
8 10 (6.71%) OOD
8 10 (6.71%) Multithreading
8 10 (6.71%) Database Tuning
9 8 (5.37%) TDD
10 7 (4.70%) Scrum
10 7 (4.70%) Project Management
10 7 (4.70%) Data Migration
10 7 (4.70%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (70.47%) SQL
2 35 (23.49%) Java
3 31 (20.81%) PL/SQL
4 26 (17.45%) T-SQL
5 25 (16.78%) C#
6 21 (14.09%) Shell Script
7 13 (8.72%) JavaScript
8 12 (8.05%) Perl
9 11 (7.38%) PowerShell
10 9 (6.04%) Python
11 8 (5.37%) C
12 7 (4.70%) C++
12 7 (4.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 6 (4.03%) Bash Shell
14 4 (2.68%) PHP
15 2 (1.34%) Ruby
15 2 (1.34%) VBScript
15 2 (1.34%) VB
15 2 (1.34%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.34%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.38%) Degree
2 8 (5.37%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.01%) ISEB
3 3 (2.01%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.01%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.34%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.38%) QA
2 9 (6.04%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.36%) Solvency II
4 3 (2.01%) SLA
5 2 (1.34%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.34%) COREP
5 2 (1.34%) FINREP
6 1 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.67%) BS7799
6 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (11.41%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.03%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.03%) NFS
3 6 (4.03%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.03%) Xen
3 6 (4.03%) SRDF
3 6 (4.03%) KVM
4 2 (1.34%) vSphere
4 2 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.34%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.67%) Firmware
5 1 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.67%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (7.38%) Data Guard
2 9 (6.04%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (4.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (4.03%) Puppet
3 6 (4.03%) Control-M
4 4 (2.68%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (2.01%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (1.34%) Pingdom
6 2 (1.34%) Graphite
6 2 (1.34%) Oracle Flashback
6 2 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.34%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (1.34%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.67%) SCOM
7 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.67%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.67%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.67%) Ambari
7 1 (0.67%) Oozie
Vendors
1 64 (42.95%) Oracle
2 27 (18.12%) Microsoft
3 19 (12.75%) Sybase
4 15 (10.07%) VMware
5 10 (6.71%) HP
5 10 (6.71%) IBM
6 9 (6.04%) TIBCO
7 8 (5.37%) Cisco
8 7 (4.70%) NetApp
8 7 (4.70%) EMC
8 7 (4.70%) Intel
9 6 (4.03%) Informatica
9 6 (4.03%) DataSynapse
9 6 (4.03%) WorldPay
10 5 (3.36%) Cognos
11 4 (2.68%) SAP
11 4 (2.68%) Greenplum
11 4 (2.68%) Netezza
11 4 (2.68%) Teradata
12 3 (2.01%) Hyperion
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £0.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 25 days ago