The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 71 105 100
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -5
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 58 43 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.29% 1.38% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 1.75% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 29
Median daily rate £425 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £273 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.72 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.72 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.18% +12.50%
Performance Tuning
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2034 2454 2295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.17% 78.98% 77.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1193 1507 1339
Median daily rate £425 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 162 156
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 East of England

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Tuning across the East of England region.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the East of England region.

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +20 22 £296 -12.29% 1
Hertfordshire +11 18 £288 -7.25% 2
Cambridgeshire +22 13 £425 -5.55% 2
Bedfordshire +5 4 £425 +47.82% 4
Suffolk +1 1 £300 -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 57 (64.77%) Oracle
2 48 (54.55%) SQL
3 35 (39.77%) Oracle Database
4 23 (26.14%) ETL
5 21 (23.86%) SAP
6 19 (21.59%) Finance
6 19 (21.59%) Web Services
7 18 (20.45%) Java
7 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
8 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (18.18%) PL/SQL
10 15 (17.05%) SOAP
10 15 (17.05%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (15.91%) Capacity Planning
11 14 (15.91%) Relational Database
12 13 (14.77%) High Availability
12 13 (14.77%) Shell Script
12 13 (14.77%) Clustering
12 13 (14.77%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (13.64%) RDBMS
13 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
13 12 (13.64%) XML
13 12 (13.64%) Oracle RMAN
13 12 (13.64%) Data Guard
14 11 (12.50%) Unit Testing
14 11 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (12.50%) .NET
14 11 (12.50%) CRM
14 11 (12.50%) Data Modelling
14 11 (12.50%) Mentoring

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 9 (10.23%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.82%) CMS
2 6 (6.82%) IIS
3 4 (4.55%) Apache
3 4 (4.55%) GlassFish
3 4 (4.55%) JBoss
3 4 (4.55%) NServiceBus
3 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (11.36%) Hyperion Planning
2 8 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) Force.com
2 6 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.82%) Heroku
3 3 (3.41%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.14%) Office 365
4 1 (1.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) Internet
2 4 (4.55%) Firewall
2 4 (4.55%) LDAP
2 4 (4.55%) Network Security
3 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.27%) 802.11
4 2 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.27%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (2.27%) LAN
4 2 (2.27%) SAN
4 2 (2.27%) VoIP
4 2 (2.27%) WAN
4 2 (2.27%) Wireless
5 1 (1.14%) DHCP
5 1 (1.14%) DNS
5 1 (1.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (39.77%) Oracle Database
2 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
3 15 (17.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (15.91%) Relational Database
5 13 (14.77%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (13.64%) RDBMS
7 10 (11.36%) Essbase
8 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (5.68%) Data Mart
9 5 (5.68%) PowerCenter
9 5 (5.68%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (2.27%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) ERwin
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (3.41%) VisualVM
3 1 (1.14%) Ant
3 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.14%) JIRA
3 1 (1.14%) LoadUI
3 1 (1.14%) Maven
3 1 (1.14%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (21.59%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.82%) Retail
3 4 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.41%) Automotive
5 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.14%) Electronics
6 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (25.00%) Developer
2 21 (23.86%) DBA
3 20 (22.73%) Architect
4 15 (17.05%) Consultant
4 15 (17.05%) Technical Architect
5 13 (14.77%) SQL DBA
6 10 (11.36%) Oracle DBA
6 10 (11.36%) Oracle Developer
7 9 (10.23%) Administrator
7 9 (10.23%) Oracle Architect
7 9 (10.23%) Oracle Technical Architect
8 8 (9.09%) Hyperion Consultant
8 8 (9.09%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
9 7 (7.95%) Informatica Developer
9 7 (7.95%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.82%) .NET Developer
11 5 (5.68%) Salesforce.com Architect
11 5 (5.68%) SQL Server DBA
12 4 (4.55%) Analyst
12 4 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.59%) Web Services
2 15 (17.05%) SOAP
3 12 (13.64%) XML
4 11 (12.50%) .NET
5 8 (9.09%) COM
5 8 (9.09%) HTML
6 7 (7.95%) RESTful
6 7 (7.95%) Visualforce
7 4 (4.55%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.55%) COM+
7 4 (4.55%) Entity Framework
7 4 (4.55%) MSMQ
8 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.41%) CSS
8 3 (3.41%) JSON
8 3 (3.41%) REST
9 2 (2.27%) 802.1X
9 2 (2.27%) Ajax
9 2 (2.27%) Java EE
10 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Clustering
2 10 (11.36%) Mainframe
3 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.95%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.95%) Data Structures
3 7 (7.95%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.82%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.68%) Data Extraction
5 5 (5.68%) N-Tier
6 4 (4.55%) DataPower
7 2 (2.27%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.27%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (2.27%) User Experience
8 1 (1.14%) Replication
8 1 (1.14%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.09%) Linux
2 7 (7.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (7.95%) Windows
3 6 (6.82%) Android
3 6 (6.82%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.68%) Solaris
4 5 (5.68%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.27%) Unix
6 1 (1.14%) HPUX
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.14%) ETL
2 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.91%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (14.77%) High Availability
5 11 (12.50%) CRM
5 11 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 11 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 11 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 11 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (11.36%) Performance Testing
6 10 (11.36%) SDLC
7 9 (10.23%) ERP
8 8 (9.09%) Change Control
8 8 (9.09%) System Testing
8 8 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 7 (7.95%) Data Migration
9 7 (7.95%) Database Mirroring
9 7 (7.95%) Migration
9 7 (7.95%) Prototyping
9 7 (7.95%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (54.55%) SQL
2 18 (20.45%) Java
3 16 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 13 (14.77%) Shell Script
5 7 (7.95%) Apex Code
5 7 (7.95%) SOQL
6 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.55%) C#
6 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.55%) VBA
7 3 (3.41%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.27%) PHP
9 1 (1.14%) Groovy
9 1 (1.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (2.27%) CCDA
2 2 (2.27%) CCDP
2 2 (2.27%) CCNA
2 2 (2.27%) CCNP
2 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.27%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) RHCE
2 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.68%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (13.64%) Data Guard
1 12 (13.64%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (11.36%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (3.41%) Opsview
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 57 (64.77%) Oracle
2 21 (23.86%) SAP
3 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 10 (11.36%) Hyperion
5 8 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (7.95%) Informatica
6 7 (7.95%) Siebel
7 6 (6.82%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.68%) VMware
9 4 (4.55%) webMethods
10 3 (3.41%) IBM
10 3 (3.41%) Software AG
10 3 (3.41%) Splunk
11 2 (2.27%) Cisco
11 2 (2.27%) Citrix
11 2 (2.27%) F5
11 2 (2.27%) IronPort
11 2 (2.27%) Sourcefire
12 1 (1.14%) hybris
12 1 (1.14%) Infor
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