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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 131 120 111
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 61 83 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.12% 1.39% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.81% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 61 79
Average daily rate
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£445 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +16.88%
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
4182 4595 4909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.07% 76.87% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3293 3455 3705
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 81
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £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 22 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 22 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 80 (66.67%) SQL
2 51 (42.50%) Finance
3 50 (41.67%) Oracle
3 50 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 33 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (22.50%) Linux
7 25 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 24 (20.00%) ETL
8 24 (20.00%) Windows
8 24 (20.00%) Banking
9 23 (19.17%) UNIX
9 23 (19.17%) C#
10 22 (18.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (18.33%) Oracle Database
11 21 (17.50%) T-SQL
11 21 (17.50%) PL/SQL
12 20 (16.67%) Java
13 18 (15.00%) .NET
14 17 (14.17%) Data Modelling
14 17 (14.17%) Shell Script
15 16 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (12.50%) Database Tuning
17 14 (11.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (11.67%) Relational Database
17 14 (11.67%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 6 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (5.00%) IIS
1 6 (5.00%) Apache
1 6 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.33%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.50%) JBoss
4 3 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.67%) nginx
6 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.83%) WildFly
6 1 (0.83%) Jetty
6 1 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.83%) Lync
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.50%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Markit EDM
2 3 (2.50%) RMDS
3 2 (1.67%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.83%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) IaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.00%) SAN
2 5 (4.17%) Multicast
3 4 (3.33%) LAN
3 4 (3.33%) WAN
3 4 (3.33%) HTTP
3 4 (3.33%) NAS
3 4 (3.33%) iSCSI
3 4 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (2.50%) FCoE
4 3 (2.50%) Wireshark
4 3 (2.50%) Internet
4 3 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.50%) DNS
5 2 (1.67%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.67%) FTP
6 1 (0.83%) WebEx
6 1 (0.83%) IMAP
6 1 (0.83%) MRTG
6 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.83%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 25 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (18.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (18.33%) Oracle Database
4 16 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (11.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (11.67%) Relational Database
6 10 (8.33%) OLAP
7 9 (7.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (5.83%) RDBMS
10 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Power View
11 5 (4.17%) OLAP Cube
11 5 (4.17%) Oracle Exadata
11 5 (4.17%) MySQL
12 4 (3.33%) DB2
12 4 (3.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Subversion
2 5 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.17%) Maven
3 4 (3.33%) JUnit
3 4 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (3.33%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.50%) Toad
5 2 (1.67%) CruiseControl
5 2 (1.67%) NUnit
5 2 (1.67%) Ant
5 2 (1.67%) Moq
5 2 (1.67%) WinDbg
5 2 (1.67%) Mockito
6 1 (0.83%) Selenium
6 1 (0.83%) JIRA
6 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.83%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.83%) JDeveloper
General
1 51 (42.50%) Finance
2 24 (20.00%) Banking
3 12 (10.00%) Marketing
4 10 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 7 (5.83%) Advertising
5 7 (5.83%) Retail
6 4 (3.33%) Front Office
7 3 (2.50%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.67%) Legal
8 2 (1.67%) Games
9 1 (0.83%) Electronics
9 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.83%) Billing
Job Titles
1 61 (50.83%) Developer
2 20 (16.67%) DBA
3 17 (14.17%) Consultant
4 14 (11.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 14 (11.67%) SQL DBA
5 12 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 11 (9.17%) Analyst
7 10 (8.33%) Business Developer
8 9 (7.50%) SQL Developer
8 9 (7.50%) Java Developer
8 9 (7.50%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Oracle DBA
9 7 (5.83%) Architect
10 6 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (5.00%) OBIEE Consultant
11 5 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (3.33%) C# Developer
12 4 (3.33%) SQL Server DBA
12 4 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
12 4 (3.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.00%) .NET
2 11 (9.17%) Middleware
3 10 (8.33%) HTML
4 9 (7.50%) MDX
4 9 (7.50%) CSS
5 7 (5.83%) Web Services
5 7 (5.83%) XML
5 7 (5.83%) Spring
6 6 (5.00%) Rendezvous
6 6 (5.00%) jQuery
6 6 (5.00%) WCF
7 5 (4.17%) WPF
7 5 (4.17%) HTML5
7 5 (4.17%) J2EE
7 5 (4.17%) Hibernate
8 4 (3.33%) XSLT
8 4 (3.33%) Ultra Messaging
9 3 (2.50%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (2.50%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.33%) Replication
3 6 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.17%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.33%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.33%) Open Source
5 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.50%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.50%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.50%) Clustering
6 3 (2.50%) Equities
7 2 (1.67%) Derivative
7 2 (1.67%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.67%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.67%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.67%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.67%) User Experience
8 1 (0.83%) TWAP
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.50%) Linux
2 24 (20.00%) Windows
3 23 (19.17%) UNIX
4 8 (6.67%) Solaris
5 5 (4.17%) AIX
6 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.83%) CentOS
9 1 (0.83%) Android
9 1 (0.83%) Debian
9 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (20.00%) ETL
4 17 (14.17%) Data Modelling
5 16 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (12.50%) Database Tuning
7 14 (11.67%) Migration
8 13 (10.83%) Analytics
9 11 (9.17%) Scrum
10 10 (8.33%) TDD
11 8 (6.67%) Benchmarking
11 8 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
12 7 (5.83%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (5.83%) ITIL
13 6 (5.00%) Data Management
13 6 (5.00%) Data Analysis
13 6 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (5.00%) OO
13 6 (5.00%) Master Data Management
13 6 (5.00%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 80 (66.67%) SQL
2 23 (19.17%) C#
3 21 (17.50%) T-SQL
3 21 (17.50%) PL/SQL
4 20 (16.67%) Java
5 17 (14.17%) Shell Script
6 14 (11.67%) JavaScript
7 11 (9.17%) Perl
8 7 (5.83%) Python
9 6 (5.00%) C
9 6 (5.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 5 (4.17%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.17%) C++
11 4 (3.33%) Ruby
11 4 (3.33%) VB
12 3 (2.50%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.67%) VBA
13 2 (1.67%) VBScript
13 2 (1.67%) PHP
14 1 (0.83%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 8 (6.67%) Degree
2 5 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.83%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.50%) QA
3 2 (1.67%) SLA
3 2 (1.67%) COREP
3 2 (1.67%) FINREP
4 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.83%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.83%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.50%) KVM
4 3 (2.50%) Xen
4 3 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.50%) vSphere
4 3 (2.50%) SRDF
4 3 (2.50%) NFS
5 2 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.67%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.83%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.83%) HDFS
6 1 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.83%) Firmware
6 1 (0.83%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (7.50%) Data Guard
2 7 (5.83%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle Flashback
4 3 (2.50%) Puppet
4 3 (2.50%) Control-M
5 2 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.67%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.67%) Ansible
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.83%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.83%) Ambari
6 1 (0.83%) Oozie
6 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.83%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.83%) logstash
6 1 (0.83%) Opsview
6 1 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 50 (41.67%) Oracle
2 25 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.17%) VMware
4 10 (8.33%) IBM
5 7 (5.83%) Sybase
6 6 (5.00%) Netezza
6 6 (5.00%) TIBCO
7 5 (4.17%) SAP
7 5 (4.17%) Cisco
7 5 (4.17%) HP
7 5 (4.17%) EMC
8 4 (3.33%) Intel
8 4 (3.33%) Bloomberg
8 4 (3.33%) NetApp
8 4 (3.33%) Business Objects
9 3 (2.50%) DataSynapse
9 3 (2.50%) Informatica
9 3 (2.50%) Charles River
10 2 (1.67%) Brocade
10 2 (1.67%) Teradata
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago