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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 110 111 106
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 98 122 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.66% 1.72% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 2.25% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 90 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 £361 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £550
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 £41.25 £37.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.48% +10.44%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4462 5414 5841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.65% 76.20% 74.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3314 4055 4356
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £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 45 95 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.30 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 25 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 25 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.

1 113 (66.08%) SQL
2 90 (52.63%) Oracle
3 68 (39.77%) Banking
4 60 (35.09%) SQL Server
5 56 (32.75%) Finance
6 53 (30.99%) Oracle Database
7 45 (26.32%) Java
8 39 (22.81%) Data Warehouse
9 37 (21.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 34 (19.88%) Linux
11 32 (18.71%) PL/SQL
11 32 (18.71%) Microsoft
12 28 (16.37%) ETL
12 28 (16.37%) Investment Banking
12 28 (16.37%) Oracle Database 11g
13 27 (15.79%) Multithreading
14 26 (15.20%) UNIX
14 26 (15.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 24 (14.04%) Low Latency
16 23 (13.45%) Relational Database
16 23 (13.45%) T-SQL
17 22 (12.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 22 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
18 21 (12.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 21 (12.28%) Oracle RAC
18 21 (12.28%) Oracle Database 10g
19 20 (11.70%) Windows
20 18 (10.53%) .NET
20 18 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
20 18 (10.53%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 12 (7.02%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.26%) Apache
2 9 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 7 (4.09%) IIS
3 7 (4.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (3.51%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (2.92%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.75%) Confluence
7 2 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.58%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.58%) Jetty
8 1 (0.58%) Lightstreamer
8 1 (0.58%) nginx
8 1 (0.58%) Liferay
8 1 (0.58%) SAS
8 1 (0.58%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (4.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (1.75%) RMDS
4 2 (1.17%) Siebel Analytics
4 2 (1.17%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.58%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.58%) GitHub
2 1 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.60%) Multicast
2 10 (5.85%) LAN
3 9 (5.26%) WAN
3 9 (5.26%) SAN
4 8 (4.68%) NAS
4 8 (4.68%) FCoE
4 8 (4.68%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (2.92%) Firewall
5 5 (2.92%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.92%) HTTP
5 5 (2.92%) LDAP
6 3 (1.75%) Internet
6 3 (1.75%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.17%) FTP
7 2 (1.17%) X.509
7 2 (1.17%) Wireless
7 2 (1.17%) SSH
7 2 (1.17%) BGP
7 2 (1.17%) DNS
7 2 (1.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (35.09%) SQL Server
2 53 (30.99%) Oracle Database
3 39 (22.81%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (21.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (16.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 26 (15.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (13.45%) Relational Database
8 22 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (12.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 21 (12.28%) Oracle Database 10g
10 15 (8.77%) MySQL
11 12 (7.02%) RDBMS
12 8 (4.68%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (4.09%) Big Data
13 7 (4.09%) Oracle ODI
13 7 (4.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (4.09%) SQLPlus
13 7 (4.09%) OLTP
13 7 (4.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (3.51%) Maven
2 5 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.92%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (2.92%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.34%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.34%) NUnit
3 4 (2.34%) Subversion
4 3 (1.75%) JIRA
4 3 (1.75%) NCover
4 3 (1.75%) JDeveloper
5 2 (1.17%) Ant
5 2 (1.17%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.58%) CA Gen
6 1 (0.58%) WebLOAD
6 1 (0.58%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.58%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.58%) Behat
General
1 68 (39.77%) Banking
2 56 (32.75%) Finance
3 28 (16.37%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.26%) Back Office
5 8 (4.68%) Retail
5 8 (4.68%) Billing
5 8 (4.68%) Financial Institution
5 8 (4.68%) Front Office
6 5 (2.92%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.34%) Legal
8 2 (1.17%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.58%) Publishing
9 1 (0.58%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Marketing
9 1 (0.58%) German Language
Job Titles
1 79 (46.20%) Developer
2 37 (21.64%) DBA
3 22 (12.87%) Architect
4 18 (10.53%) SQL Developer
5 15 (8.77%) SQL DBA
5 15 (8.77%) Java Developer
5 15 (8.77%) Oracle DBA
6 12 (7.02%) ETL Developer
7 11 (6.43%) Oracle Developer
8 10 (5.85%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.26%) Consultant
10 8 (4.68%) Oracle Consultant
11 7 (4.09%) Database Developer
11 7 (4.09%) Programmer
12 6 (3.51%) Analyst
12 6 (3.51%) SQL Server DBA
12 6 (3.51%) Java Programmer
12 6 (3.51%) SQL Server Developer
12 6 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (3.51%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.53%) .NET
2 12 (7.02%) XML
3 11 (6.43%) Spring
4 10 (5.85%) JDBC
5 9 (5.26%) Web Services
5 9 (5.26%) Middleware
6 7 (4.09%) HTML
6 7 (4.09%) JMS
7 6 (3.51%) XSLT
7 6 (3.51%) CSS
7 6 (3.51%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (3.51%) .NET Framework
7 6 (3.51%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (2.92%) WebCenter
8 5 (2.92%) jQuery
8 5 (2.92%) XSD
9 4 (2.34%) XSL
10 3 (1.75%) Rendezvous
10 3 (1.75%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 18 (10.53%) Replication
3 16 (9.36%) VWAP
3 16 (9.36%) TWAP
4 15 (8.77%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.85%) Derivative
6 9 (5.26%) Clustering
7 7 (4.09%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.34%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.34%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.75%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.17%) Data Extraction
10 2 (1.17%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.17%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (1.17%) Statistics
10 2 (1.17%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.17%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.58%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.58%) PKI
11 1 (0.58%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.88%) Linux
2 26 (15.20%) UNIX
3 20 (11.70%) Windows
4 17 (9.94%) Solaris
5 12 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.09%) Debian
7 4 (2.34%) CentOS
8 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.58%) AIX
9 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.58%) zOS
9 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.37%) ETL
2 27 (15.79%) Multithreading
3 24 (14.04%) Low Latency
4 18 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (10.53%) Migration
5 16 (9.36%) Data Modelling
5 16 (9.36%) Algorithmic Trading
6 14 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (8.19%) SOA
7 13 (7.60%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (7.60%) Release Management
8 12 (7.02%) Database Tuning
8 12 (7.02%) TDD
8 12 (7.02%) UML
9 10 (5.85%) E-Commerce
9 10 (5.85%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (4.68%) Change Management
11 8 (4.68%) Benchmarking
11 8 (4.68%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 113 (66.08%) SQL
2 45 (26.32%) Java
3 32 (18.71%) PL/SQL
4 23 (13.45%) T-SQL
5 17 (9.94%) Shell Script
6 15 (8.77%) C#
7 12 (7.02%) Perl
8 11 (6.43%) JavaScript
9 8 (4.68%) Python
10 6 (3.51%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.92%) VBA
12 4 (2.34%) VBScript
12 4 (2.34%) C
13 3 (1.75%) C++
14 2 (1.17%) PHP
14 2 (1.17%) VB
14 2 (1.17%) ActionScript
14 2 (1.17%) ActionScript 2.0
15 1 (0.58%) R
15 1 (0.58%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (8.77%) Degree
2 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.34%) ISEB
2 4 (2.34%) ISTQB
2 4 (2.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.17%) MCSA
4 1 (0.58%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.58%) PhD
4 1 (0.58%) CCNA
4 1 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.58%) CCEA
4 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.58%) RHCE
4 1 (0.58%) MCTS
4 1 (0.58%) MCITP
4 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) MCP
4 1 (0.58%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.43%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) EMIR
2 1 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 21 (12.28%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (4.68%) SRDF
2 8 (4.68%) NFS
3 6 (3.51%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.75%) Xen
4 3 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.75%) KVM
5 1 (0.58%) Varnish
5 1 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.58%) XenApp
5 1 (0.58%) XenServer
5 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (6.43%) Puppet
2 8 (4.68%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.17%) Control-M
4 2 (1.17%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.58%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.58%) Foglight
5 1 (0.58%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.58%) SCOM
Vendors
1 90 (52.63%) Oracle
2 32 (18.71%) Microsoft
3 17 (9.94%) Sybase
4 14 (8.19%) Business Objects
5 11 (6.43%) Cisco
6 9 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.68%) IBM
7 8 (4.68%) EMC
7 8 (4.68%) Intel
7 8 (4.68%) NetApp
8 5 (2.92%) Informatica
8 5 (2.92%) Sun
9 4 (2.34%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.75%) DataSynapse
10 3 (1.75%) VMware
10 3 (1.75%) 29West
10 3 (1.75%) Percona
11 2 (1.17%) FactSet
11 2 (1.17%) Tableau
11 2 (1.17%) BI-SAM
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Huxley Associates
Rate: £65000 - £80000 per annum + competitive Package and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + 600 MAX
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Computer Futures
Rate: £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago