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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
London / City of London
Rank 102 104 131
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +27
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 52 46 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.76% 1.47% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.69% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 38 46
Median daily rate £450 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £500 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £405 £385
% change year-on-year
-4.32% +5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -17.00%

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
2494 2719 4248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.57% 86.62% 82.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1981 2157 3315
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 32
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 48 (48.00%) SQL
2 42 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (33.00%) Oracle
4 32 (32.00%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (32.00%) Data Modelling
5 31 (31.00%) SQL Server
5 31 (31.00%) Finance
6 26 (26.00%) ETL
7 25 (25.00%) Analytics
8 23 (23.00%) Scrum
9 21 (21.00%) Banking
10 18 (18.00%) Netezza
11 17 (17.00%) Degree
11 17 (17.00%) Linux
12 15 (15.00%) Unix
12 15 (15.00%) PL/SQL
12 15 (15.00%) Predictive Modelling
12 15 (15.00%) Database Optimisation
13 14 (14.00%) Git (software)
13 14 (14.00%) Shell Script
13 14 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (13.00%) Subversion
14 13 (13.00%) Bash Shell
15 12 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
15 12 (12.00%) Migration
16 11 (11.00%) Perl
16 11 (11.00%) MySQL
16 11 (11.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (11.00%) Investment Banking
16 11 (11.00%) Software Engineering

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.00%) Confluence
2 1 (1.00%) Apache
2 1 (1.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.00%) SAS
2 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (1.00%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.00%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 1 (1.00%) GitHub
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) SAN
2 3 (3.00%) DNS
2 3 (3.00%) Firewall
2 3 (3.00%) NAS
3 2 (2.00%) HTTP
3 2 (2.00%) LAN
3 2 (2.00%) LDAP
3 2 (2.00%) WAN
3 2 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.00%) Multicast
4 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (32.00%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (31.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (11.00%) MySQL
4 11 (11.00%) Oracle Database
4 11 (11.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (9.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (9.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (7.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (7.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (6.00%) Hadoop
7 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (5.00%) HBase
8 5 (5.00%) MariaDB
8 5 (5.00%) Relational Database
9 4 (4.00%) Data Lake
9 4 (4.00%) NoSQL
9 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 14 (14.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.00%) Subversion
3 10 (10.00%) JIRA
4 8 (8.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.00%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (2.00%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.00%) ERwin
7 1 (1.00%) JUnit
7 1 (1.00%) MSI
7 1 (1.00%) PVCS
7 1 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (31.00%) Finance
2 21 (21.00%) Banking
3 11 (11.00%) Investment Banking
4 7 (7.00%) Back Office
5 6 (6.00%) Financial Institution
6 5 (5.00%) Front Office
7 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.00%) Legal
9 1 (1.00%) Advertising
9 1 (1.00%) Billing
9 1 (1.00%) Games
9 1 (1.00%) Law
9 1 (1.00%) Local Government
9 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (51.00%) Developer
2 22 (22.00%) DBA
3 13 (13.00%) Netezza Developer
3 13 (13.00%) Oracle Developer
4 10 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Administrator
6 7 (7.00%) SQL DBA
7 6 (6.00%) Agile Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Architect
8 5 (5.00%) Digital Developer
8 5 (5.00%) ETL Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Consultant
9 4 (4.00%) Data Architect
9 4 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.00%) PL/SQL Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
10 3 (3.00%) Netezza DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.00%) LAMP
2 7 (7.00%) REST
2 7 (7.00%) Web Services
3 6 (6.00%) WPF
4 5 (5.00%) .NET
4 5 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (5.00%) CSS
4 5 (5.00%) CSS3
4 5 (5.00%) HTML
4 5 (5.00%) HTML5
4 5 (5.00%) jQuery
4 5 (5.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 5 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (5.00%) WinForms
5 3 (3.00%) JMS
6 2 (2.00%) ADO
6 2 (2.00%) J2EE
6 2 (2.00%) RESTful
6 2 (2.00%) XML
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.00%) Replication
3 6 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.00%) Hedge funds
4 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.00%) Derivative
5 4 (4.00%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.00%) Clustering
7 2 (2.00%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.00%) Fintech
7 2 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.00%) Social Media
8 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.00%) TWAP
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.00%) Linux
2 15 (15.00%) Unix
3 9 (9.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (7.00%) Windows
5 5 (5.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.00%) CentOS
7 2 (2.00%) SUSE
7 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.00%) Solaris
8 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (32.00%) Data Modelling
3 26 (26.00%) ETL
4 25 (25.00%) Analytics
5 23 (23.00%) Scrum
6 15 (15.00%) Database Optimisation
6 15 (15.00%) Predictive Modelling
7 12 (12.00%) Migration
7 12 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (11.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (8.00%) Data Migration
9 8 (8.00%) High Availability
10 7 (7.00%) Database Security
10 7 (7.00%) Database Tuning
10 7 (7.00%) Electronic Trading
10 7 (7.00%) TDD
10 7 (7.00%) Workflow
11 6 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (6.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (48.00%) SQL
2 15 (15.00%) PL/SQL
3 14 (14.00%) Shell Script
4 13 (13.00%) Bash Shell
5 11 (11.00%) Perl
6 10 (10.00%) C#
7 9 (9.00%) Python
7 9 (9.00%) Ruby
8 7 (7.00%) Java
8 7 (7.00%) T-SQL
9 5 (5.00%) JavaScript
9 5 (5.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.00%) C++
11 3 (3.00%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.00%) C
12 2 (2.00%) Korn
12 2 (2.00%) SPARQL
13 1 (1.00%) VB
13 1 (1.00%) VBA
13 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.00%) MCDST
2 1 (1.00%) MCTS
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.00%) RHCA
2 1 (1.00%) RHCE
2 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.00%) QA
3 4 (4.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.00%) GDPR
4 1 (1.00%) IFRS
4 1 (1.00%) IFRS 9
4 1 (1.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (7.00%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.00%) Puppet
2 8 (8.00%) Ansible
3 4 (4.00%) Cobbler
3 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (3.00%) Data Guard
4 3 (3.00%) Galera Cluster
4 3 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.00%) Control-M
5 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (2.00%) Nagios
5 2 (2.00%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.00%) OpenView
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (1.00%) SCCM
6 1 (1.00%) Sysprep
6 1 (1.00%) vRealize
6 1 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (33.00%) Oracle
2 18 (18.00%) Netezza
3 10 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.00%) WorldPay
5 8 (8.00%) VMware
6 6 (6.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.00%) SmartStream
8 4 (4.00%) IBM
9 3 (3.00%) F5
9 3 (3.00%) ION Trading
9 3 (3.00%) SAP
9 3 (3.00%) Talend
10 2 (2.00%) EMC
10 2 (2.00%) HP
10 2 (2.00%) Percona
10 2 (2.00%) Remedy
10 2 (2.00%) Sybase
10 2 (2.00%) Veritas
11 1 (1.00%) CA
11 1 (1.00%) TIBCO
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