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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 90 100 101
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 36 35 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.42% 1.27% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.65% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 12
Median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £366 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £35.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
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
1981 2121 2337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.99% 76.68% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 1199 1318
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 152 144
Median hourly rate £27.50 £33.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +22 19 £305 -26.06%
Hertfordshire -3 9 £425 - 4
Cambridgeshire +7 7 £510 +13.33% 5
Suffolk +1 1 - - 1
Performance Tuning
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 34 (57.63%) SQL
2 31 (52.54%) Oracle
3 16 (27.12%) High Availability
4 15 (25.42%) Shell Script
4 15 (25.42%) Clustering
4 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
5 14 (23.73%) PL/SQL
5 14 (23.73%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (23.73%) Oracle Database
5 14 (23.73%) Data Guard
6 13 (22.03%) ETL
7 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
7 12 (20.34%) Java
7 12 (20.34%) SOAP
8 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (16.95%) Linux
9 9 (15.25%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (15.25%) Apache
9 9 (15.25%) CRM
9 9 (15.25%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (13.56%) Change Control
10 8 (13.56%) Oracle Payables
10 8 (13.56%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (13.56%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
10 8 (13.56%) ERP
10 8 (13.56%) Web Services
10 8 (13.56%) SAP
10 8 (13.56%) COM
11 7 (11.86%) Unix

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 (15.25%) Apache
2 7 (11.86%) WebLogic
3 6 (10.17%) CMS
3 6 (10.17%) IIS
3 6 (10.17%) JBoss
3 6 (10.17%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.78%) GlassFish
5 3 (5.08%) nginx
6 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.39%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.69%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Force.com
2 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.17%) Heroku
3 3 (5.08%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.69%) Office 365
4 1 (1.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) Internet
2 4 (6.78%) Firewall
2 4 (6.78%) LDAP
3 2 (3.39%) SAN
4 1 (1.69%) DHCP
4 1 (1.69%) DNS
4 1 (1.69%) FTP
4 1 (1.69%) Network Security
4 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.73%) Oracle Database
3 9 (15.25%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
5 5 (8.47%) DB2
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (6.78%) MySQL
6 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (5.08%) CouchDB
7 3 (5.08%) DataStage
7 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
7 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
7 3 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (5.08%) Redis
7 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.39%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) VisualVM
2 4 (6.78%) AccuRev
2 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.78%) Subversion
3 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.08%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.69%) Ant
4 1 (1.69%) JIRA
4 1 (1.69%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.69%) Maven
4 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (11.86%) Automotive
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) DBA
2 13 (22.03%) Developer
2 13 (22.03%) Oracle DBA
3 12 (20.34%) SQL DBA
4 11 (18.64%) Administrator
5 9 (15.25%) Architect
6 7 (11.86%) Consultant
7 6 (10.17%) Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Technical Architect
8 5 (8.47%) ETL Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Salesforce.com Architect
9 4 (6.78%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (6.78%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (5.08%) Applications Support
10 3 (5.08%) PHP Developer
10 3 (5.08%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Production DBA
10 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Symfony Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Performance Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) SOAP
2 8 (13.56%) COM
2 8 (13.56%) Web Services
3 7 (11.86%) RESTful
3 7 (11.86%) Visualforce
4 6 (10.17%) COM+
4 6 (10.17%) HTML
5 5 (8.47%) .NET
5 5 (8.47%) XML
6 3 (5.08%) LAMP
6 3 (5.08%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (5.08%) Laravel
6 3 (5.08%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (5.08%) Memcached
6 3 (5.08%) Middleware
6 3 (5.08%) Symfony
6 3 (5.08%) Yii
7 2 (3.39%) CSS
7 2 (3.39%) Java EE
8 1 (1.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Clustering
2 9 (15.25%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (11.86%) Data Structures
4 6 (10.17%) DataPower
4 6 (10.17%) Mobile App
5 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
6 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.39%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Linux
2 7 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (11.86%) Unix
2 7 (11.86%) Windows
3 6 (10.17%) Android
3 6 (10.17%) Apple iOS
3 6 (10.17%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.47%) Solaris
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) High Availability
2 13 (22.03%) ETL
3 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.25%) CRM
5 8 (13.56%) Change Control
5 8 (13.56%) ERP
6 7 (11.86%) Data Migration
6 7 (11.86%) Data Modelling
6 7 (11.86%) Migration
6 7 (11.86%) System Testing
6 7 (11.86%) Waterfall
7 6 (10.17%) Automated Testing
7 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.17%) Presales
7 6 (10.17%) Product Management
7 6 (10.17%) Use Case
8 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.47%) Database Mirroring
8 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 5 (8.47%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (57.63%) SQL
2 15 (25.42%) Shell Script
3 14 (23.73%) PL/SQL
4 12 (20.34%) Java
5 7 (11.86%) Apex Code
5 7 (11.86%) SOQL
6 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.78%) PHP
6 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.78%) VBA
7 2 (3.39%) C#
7 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.69%) Groovy
8 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (3.39%) RHCE
3 1 (1.69%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (23.73%) Data Guard
1 14 (23.73%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (8.47%) Opsview
3 3 (5.08%) Ansible
3 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.08%) Puppet
4 2 (3.39%) Nagios
4 2 (3.39%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.69%) SCOM
5 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (52.54%) Oracle
2 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.56%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (13.56%) SAP
4 7 (11.86%) Siebel
5 6 (10.17%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.47%) IBM
6 5 (8.47%) Splunk
7 4 (6.78%) Teradata
7 4 (6.78%) VMware
7 4 (6.78%) webMethods
8 3 (5.08%) Software AG
8 3 (5.08%) Zend
9 1 (1.69%) CA
9 1 (1.69%) Citrix
9 1 (1.69%) hybris
9 1 (1.69%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.69%) Infor
9 1 (1.69%) NetApp
9 1 (1.69%) Rally
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