The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 199 210 186
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -24
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 639 615 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.29% 1.16% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.43% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 404 392
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £535 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £61.75 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.29% +1.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £39.00 £34.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.75 £43.50 £128.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
Performance Tuning
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41418 42868 40272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.42% 81.15% 77.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27632 28487 25583
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1180 1121
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 England

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in England

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in England

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in England

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
London -2 276 £475 +11.76% 44
North West +52 86 £400 +6.66% 17
South East -21 83 £390 +11.42% 25
West Midlands -10 44 £375 -7.69% 11
Yorkshire +11 40 £425 -10.52% 10
South West +22 38 £375 +7.14% 13
East of England +2 37 £338 +3.84% 13
North East -8 18 £340 -15.08%
East Midlands -12 18 £388 +10.71% 4
Performance Tuning
UK

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 England region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 602 (47.33%) SQL
2 519 (40.80%) Oracle
3 422 (33.18%) SQL Server
4 335 (26.34%) Linux
5 294 (23.11%) Agile Software Development
6 274 (21.54%) Oracle Database
7 251 (19.73%) Finance
8 237 (18.63%) Windows
9 204 (16.04%) Unix
10 191 (15.02%) Java
11 180 (14.15%) Microsoft
12 177 (13.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 174 (13.68%) T-SQL
14 162 (12.74%) ETL
15 160 (12.58%) PL/SQL
16 155 (12.19%) Data Warehouse
17 153 (12.03%) High Availability
18 148 (11.64%) Oracle Database 11g
19 146 (11.48%) Banking
20 140 (11.01%) Shell Script
21 138 (10.85%) VMware
22 129 (10.14%) Migration
23 128 (10.06%) Security Cleared
24 126 (9.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 123 (9.67%) Data Modelling
26 121 (9.51%) .NET
27 117 (9.20%) ITIL
28 112 (8.81%) SQL Server 2008
29 109 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
30 107 (8.41%) Oracle RAC

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in 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 84 (6.60%) Apache
2 81 (6.37%) WebLogic
3 58 (4.56%) WebSphere
4 50 (3.93%) Tomcat
5 48 (3.77%) IIS
5 48 (3.77%) Oracle Application Server
6 30 (2.36%) SharePoint
7 21 (1.65%) Apache Spark
8 17 (1.34%) JBoss
8 17 (1.34%) nginx
9 15 (1.18%) Apache Solr
9 15 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
9 15 (1.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 14 (1.10%) Apache Pig
10 14 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 13 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
12 11 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (0.79%) CMS
13 10 (0.79%) MS Exchange
14 9 (0.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 94 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.47%) MS Office
3 4 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.24%) MS Project
5 1 (0.079%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.079%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 57 (4.48%) Oracle EBS
2 53 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 41 (3.22%) Oracle Applications
4 32 (2.52%) Oracle 11i
5 17 (1.34%) Hyperion Planning
6 7 (0.55%) Beauchamp
6 7 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.47%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 6 (0.47%) SimCorp Dimension
8 5 (0.39%) Fredhopper
9 4 (0.31%) Maximo
9 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.16%) Documaker
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle FAH
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.16%) Primavera
11 1 (0.079%) Algo Collateral
Cloud Services
1 55 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (2.59%) IaaS
4 28 (2.20%) PaaS
5 19 (1.49%) SaaS
6 13 (1.02%) GitHub
7 12 (0.94%) Office 365
8 11 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.31%) IBM PureFlex
11 3 (0.24%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.24%) Force.com
11 3 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (0.24%) IBM SmartCloud
12 2 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.079%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.079%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.079%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 78 (6.13%) SAN
2 72 (5.66%) DNS
3 56 (4.40%) Firewall
4 48 (3.77%) LAN
5 43 (3.38%) WAN
6 41 (3.22%) NAS
7 37 (2.91%) TCP/IP
8 31 (2.44%) HTTP
8 31 (2.44%) iSCSI
9 29 (2.28%) FCoE
9 29 (2.28%) Fibre Channel
10 28 (2.20%) Internet
11 27 (2.12%) DHCP
12 26 (2.04%) LDAP
13 25 (1.97%) Multicast
14 18 (1.42%) SSL
15 16 (1.26%) Kerberos
15 16 (1.26%) Network Security
16 15 (1.18%) X.509
17 9 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 422 (33.18%) SQL Server
2 274 (21.54%) Oracle Database
3 177 (13.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 155 (12.19%) Data Warehouse
5 148 (11.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 126 (9.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 112 (8.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 95 (7.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 89 (7.00%) Relational Database
10 80 (6.29%) MySQL
11 79 (6.21%) Oracle Database 12c
11 79 (6.21%) SQL Server 2012
12 74 (5.82%) Oracle Database 10g
13 65 (5.11%) NoSQL
14 62 (4.87%) Hadoop
15 61 (4.80%) SQL Server 2014
16 60 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
17 51 (4.01%) RDBMS
18 44 (3.46%) Big Data
19 38 (2.99%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 52 (4.09%) Git (software)
2 43 (3.38%) Subversion
3 35 (2.75%) Jenkins
3 35 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (1.65%) Oracle APEX
4 21 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 19 (1.49%) Visual Studio
6 18 (1.42%) JIRA
6 18 (1.42%) JUnit
7 17 (1.34%) Mercurial
8 15 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
9 14 (1.10%) ERwin
10 11 (0.86%) Eclipse
11 10 (0.79%) NUnit
12 8 (0.63%) Vagrant
13 7 (0.55%) Moq
13 7 (0.55%) MSTest
13 7 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
13 7 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 6 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 251 (19.73%) Finance
2 146 (11.48%) Banking
3 28 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 25 (1.97%) Retail
5 23 (1.81%) Front Office
6 22 (1.73%) Investment Banking
7 21 (1.65%) Back Office
7 21 (1.65%) Financial Institution
8 12 (0.94%) Marketing
9 10 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.71%) Games
11 8 (0.63%) Legal
12 7 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.39%) Advertising
13 5 (0.39%) Billing
14 4 (0.31%) Electronics
15 3 (0.24%) Automotive
16 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.079%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 486 (38.21%) Developer
2 315 (24.76%) DBA
3 166 (13.05%) Administrator
4 165 (12.97%) SQL DBA
5 128 (10.06%) Oracle DBA
6 115 (9.04%) SQL Developer
7 108 (8.49%) Oracle Developer
8 103 (8.10%) Architect
9 77 (6.05%) Consultant
10 75 (5.90%) SQL Server DBA
11 63 (4.95%) Senior Developer
12 56 (4.40%) Java Developer
13 43 (3.38%) Analyst
14 42 (3.30%) .NET Developer
14 42 (3.30%) Agile Developer
15 40 (3.14%) Linux Administrator
16 37 (2.91%) ETL Developer
16 37 (2.91%) SQL Server Developer
17 36 (2.83%) PL/SQL Developer
18 35 (2.75%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (9.51%) .NET
2 102 (8.02%) Web Services
3 84 (6.60%) HTML
4 75 (5.90%) XML
5 64 (5.03%) Middleware
6 48 (3.77%) CSS
6 48 (3.77%) J2EE
7 45 (3.54%) jQuery
8 42 (3.30%) AngularJS
9 39 (3.07%) RESTful
10 38 (2.99%) HTML5
11 35 (2.75%) JSON
11 35 (2.75%) SOAP
12 32 (2.52%) ASP.NET
12 32 (2.52%) REST
13 28 (2.20%) LAMP
13 28 (2.20%) MDX
14 24 (1.89%) .NET Framework
14 24 (1.89%) CSS3
15 22 (1.73%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 105 (8.25%) Replication
2 102 (8.02%) Clustering
3 75 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (4.72%) Data Centre
5 34 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 31 (2.44%) Computer Science
7 24 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (1.89%) Hedge funds
8 23 (1.81%) Mainframe
9 20 (1.57%) Management Information System
10 17 (1.34%) Mathematics
11 15 (1.18%) Mobile App
11 15 (1.18%) User Experience
12 14 (1.10%) Data Extraction
12 14 (1.10%) Statistics
13 13 (1.02%) AS400
13 13 (1.02%) iSeries
14 12 (0.94%) Equities
14 12 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
14 12 (0.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 335 (26.34%) Linux
2 237 (18.63%) Windows
3 204 (16.04%) Unix
4 90 (7.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 86 (6.76%) Solaris
6 73 (5.74%) Windows Server
7 46 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (2.67%) AIX
10 24 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (1.34%) CentOS
12 13 (1.02%) Apple iOS
13 11 (0.86%) HPUX
14 8 (0.63%) Android
14 8 (0.63%) zOS
15 6 (0.47%) OS/400
15 6 (0.47%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.47%) VMS
16 5 (0.39%) SUSE
16 5 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (23.11%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (12.74%) ETL
3 153 (12.03%) High Availability
4 129 (10.14%) Migration
5 123 (9.67%) Data Modelling
6 117 (9.20%) ITIL
7 109 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
8 106 (8.33%) Scrum
9 94 (7.39%) Database Tuning
10 84 (6.60%) Analytics
10 84 (6.60%) Disaster Recovery
11 83 (6.53%) Configuration Management
12 79 (6.21%) Capacity Planning
13 75 (5.90%) Performance Monitoring
14 67 (5.27%) OO
15 60 (4.72%) Database Optimisation
15 60 (4.72%) MVC
16 58 (4.56%) Unit Testing
17 57 (4.48%) DevOps
18 53 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 602 (47.33%) SQL
2 191 (15.02%) Java
3 174 (13.68%) T-SQL
4 160 (12.58%) PL/SQL
5 140 (11.01%) Shell Script
6 98 (7.70%) C#
7 88 (6.92%) JavaScript
8 83 (6.53%) PowerShell
9 70 (5.50%) Perl
10 69 (5.42%) Python
11 59 (4.64%) Bash Shell
12 48 (3.77%) PHP
13 41 (3.22%) Ruby
14 40 (3.14%) Scala
15 25 (1.97%) C
16 21 (1.65%) C++
16 21 (1.65%) Korn
17 12 (0.94%) VBA
17 12 (0.94%) VBScript
18 9 (0.71%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 128 (10.06%) Security Cleared
2 95 (7.47%) SC Cleared
3 75 (5.90%) Degree
4 35 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (2.28%) Oracle Certification
6 26 (2.04%) DV Cleared
7 21 (1.65%) RHCE
8 18 (1.42%) OCP
9 17 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
10 16 (1.26%) MCSE
11 15 (1.18%) RHCA
12 14 (1.10%) CCNP
13 10 (0.79%) CCNA
14 7 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (0.47%) MCDBA
15 6 (0.47%) MCITP
15 6 (0.47%) MCTS
16 4 (0.31%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 25 (1.97%) QA
3 18 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
4 17 (1.34%) SLA
5 6 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.31%) GAAP
7 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.079%) HL7
8 1 (0.079%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.079%) Solvency II
System Software
1 107 (8.41%) Oracle RAC
2 89 (7.00%) Active Directory
3 88 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
5 41 (3.22%) Hyper-V
6 37 (2.91%) NFS
7 28 (2.20%) KVM
7 28 (2.20%) Xen
8 27 (2.12%) SRDF
9 26 (2.04%) vSphere
10 19 (1.49%) Apache Flume
11 16 (1.26%) HDFS
12 15 (1.18%) Oracle Clusterware
13 14 (1.10%) VMware ESX
14 13 (1.02%) Docker
15 9 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 7 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
16 7 (0.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 7 (0.55%) Varnish
16 7 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 74 (5.82%) Data Guard
2 69 (5.42%) Puppet
3 54 (4.25%) Oracle RMAN
4 46 (3.62%) SCOM
5 25 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
7 21 (1.65%) Ansible
7 21 (1.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 19 (1.49%) Nagios
9 18 (1.42%) Oracle Identity Management
10 17 (1.34%) SCCM
11 15 (1.18%) Tivoli
12 14 (1.10%) Control-M
13 12 (0.94%) Hadoop YARN
13 12 (0.94%) NetBackup
13 12 (0.94%) Perfmon
13 12 (0.94%) WSUS
14 11 (0.86%) Graphite
14 11 (0.86%) Oozie
15 9 (0.71%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 519 (40.80%) Oracle
2 180 (14.15%) Microsoft
3 138 (10.85%) VMware
4 96 (7.55%) Red Hat
5 82 (6.45%) IBM
6 57 (4.48%) Cisco
7 46 (3.62%) EMC
8 44 (3.46%) HP
9 41 (3.22%) NetApp
10 39 (3.07%) Netezza
11 38 (2.99%) SAP
11 38 (2.99%) Sybase
12 33 (2.59%) Informatica
13 26 (2.04%) Hyperion
14 24 (1.89%) Intel
15 23 (1.81%) Citrix
15 23 (1.81%) Sun
16 19 (1.49%) Splunk
17 16 (1.26%) BMC
17 16 (1.26%) TIBCO
Exeter, Devon
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £395 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £430 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Darwin Recruitment
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Leicester
Rate: From £36,500 to £52,600 per annum based on experience
Posted: 26 days ago
Oxfordshire
Stratospherec
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago