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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 203 187 192
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 633 637 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.28% 1.27% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.60% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 389 333
Median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.26 £55.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £55.00 £131.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £65.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +62.50%
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
40710 39911 37758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.40% 79.72% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27348 26219 24080
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 934 1059 1123
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.21 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 -10 293 £450 +2.85% 51
East of England +42 69 £425 +19.71% 3
South East -65 62 £380 -5.00% 29
Yorkshire +15 55 £400 +14.28% 10
West Midlands +1 53 £400 +15.64% 13
North West -11 38 £450 +28.57% 11
North East -31 28 £310 +21.56% 1
South West -22 19 £420 +12.00% 5
East Midlands -19 14 £365 -6.41% 7
Performance Tuning
UK

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 642 (54.04%) SQL
2 467 (39.31%) Oracle
3 466 (39.23%) SQL Server
4 281 (23.65%) Linux
5 262 (22.05%) Oracle Database
6 252 (21.21%) Windows
7 235 (19.78%) Finance
8 222 (18.69%) Microsoft
9 217 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
10 194 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 192 (16.16%) Unix
12 182 (15.32%) T-SQL
13 176 (14.81%) PL/SQL
14 163 (13.72%) Java
15 162 (13.64%) ETL
16 160 (13.47%) Oracle Database 11g
17 158 (13.30%) .NET
18 154 (12.96%) Shell Script
19 153 (12.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 150 (12.63%) Replication
21 144 (12.12%) C#
21 144 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
22 143 (12.04%) Data Warehouse
23 140 (11.78%) Migration
24 139 (11.70%) High Availability
25 131 (11.03%) Banking
25 131 (11.03%) Database Tuning
26 126 (10.61%) Security Cleared
27 122 (10.27%) Business Intelligence
28 120 (10.10%) Data Modelling

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 76 (6.40%) WebLogic
2 57 (4.80%) IIS
3 45 (3.79%) Apache
4 40 (3.37%) WebSphere
5 38 (3.20%) Tomcat
6 32 (2.69%) Oracle Application Server
6 32 (2.69%) SharePoint
7 17 (1.43%) JBoss
7 17 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
7 17 (1.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 14 (1.18%) CMS
9 11 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (0.93%) OpenStack
10 10 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.76%) SAS
12 8 (0.67%) Apache Spark
13 7 (0.59%) Drupal
13 7 (0.59%) MS Exchange
13 7 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 109 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.01%) MS Office
3 5 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.34%) MS Project
5 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.084%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 40 (3.37%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (3.28%) Oracle Applications
3 36 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
4 32 (2.69%) Oracle 11i
5 18 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (0.84%) Hyperion Planning
7 8 (0.67%) Beauchamp
7 8 (0.67%) SimCorp Dimension
8 7 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 3 (0.25%) SAP Payroll
10 3 (0.25%) SAP R/3
10 3 (0.25%) Siebel Analytics
11 2 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
11 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.17%) Maximo
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.17%) Primavera
11 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 63 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.76%) IaaS
4 8 (0.67%) Force.com
5 7 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (0.59%) Office 365
6 6 (0.51%) GitHub
6 6 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.51%) Heroku
7 5 (0.42%) PaaS
8 4 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.34%) IBM PureFlex
9 3 (0.25%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.17%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.084%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.084%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (7.49%) SAN
2 40 (3.37%) Firewall
2 40 (3.37%) NAS
3 38 (3.20%) HTTP
4 36 (3.03%) DNS
5 34 (2.86%) Internet
5 34 (2.86%) LAN
5 34 (2.86%) WAN
6 32 (2.69%) iSCSI
7 26 (2.19%) Fibre Channel
8 25 (2.10%) Multicast
9 24 (2.02%) FCoE
10 22 (1.85%) LDAP
11 18 (1.52%) TCP/IP
12 16 (1.35%) DHCP
13 15 (1.26%) Network Security
14 8 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (0.59%) Kerberos
16 6 (0.51%) SSL
16 6 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 466 (39.23%) SQL Server
2 262 (22.05%) Oracle Database
3 194 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 160 (13.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 153 (12.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 144 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 143 (12.04%) Data Warehouse
8 104 (8.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 103 (8.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 87 (7.32%) Oracle Database 10g
10 87 (7.32%) Relational Database
11 77 (6.48%) Oracle Database 12c
12 67 (5.64%) NoSQL
13 66 (5.56%) MySQL
13 66 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
14 58 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
15 53 (4.46%) RDBMS
16 46 (3.87%) Hadoop
17 43 (3.62%) Oracle Reports
18 42 (3.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 45 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 27 (2.27%) Subversion
4 25 (2.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 24 (2.02%) Visual Studio
6 22 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
7 21 (1.77%) Jenkins
8 20 (1.68%) JUnit
9 14 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
10 12 (1.01%) Maven
11 11 (0.93%) NUnit
12 10 (0.84%) JIRA
12 10 (0.84%) TeamCity
13 8 (0.67%) Moq
13 8 (0.67%) MSTest
13 8 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
14 7 (0.59%) Toad
14 7 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 6 (0.51%) ERwin
15 6 (0.51%) SoapUI
General
1 235 (19.78%) Finance
2 131 (11.03%) Banking
3 38 (3.20%) Front Office
4 31 (2.61%) Investment Banking
5 30 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 20 (1.68%) Back Office
6 20 (1.68%) Financial Institution
7 18 (1.52%) Retail
8 12 (1.01%) Legal
9 11 (0.93%) Games
9 11 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.59%) Automotive
11 6 (0.51%) Marketing
11 6 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.42%) Electronics
13 3 (0.25%) Billing
13 3 (0.25%) French Language
13 3 (0.25%) Law
14 2 (0.17%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 449 (37.79%) Developer
2 325 (27.36%) DBA
3 172 (14.48%) SQL DBA
4 150 (12.63%) SQL Developer
5 136 (11.45%) Administrator
6 113 (9.51%) Architect
7 112 (9.43%) Oracle DBA
8 103 (8.67%) Oracle Developer
9 84 (7.07%) Consultant
10 70 (5.89%) SQL Server DBA
11 55 (4.63%) .NET Developer
11 55 (4.63%) Senior Developer
12 52 (4.38%) SQL Server Developer
13 49 (4.12%) Java Developer
14 48 (4.04%) C# Developer
15 40 (3.37%) Analyst
16 38 (3.20%) PL/SQL Developer
17 36 (3.03%) SSIS Developer
18 34 (2.86%) ETL Developer
19 30 (2.53%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (13.30%) .NET
2 88 (7.41%) Web Services
3 80 (6.73%) XML
4 74 (6.23%) HTML
5 52 (4.38%) Middleware
6 44 (3.70%) ASP.NET
7 40 (3.37%) .NET Framework
8 39 (3.28%) CSS
8 39 (3.28%) SOAP
9 38 (3.20%) REST
10 31 (2.61%) J2EE
10 31 (2.61%) jQuery
11 30 (2.53%) Entity Framework
12 29 (2.44%) HTML5
13 26 (2.19%) XSLT
14 25 (2.10%) JSON
15 21 (1.77%) RESTful
16 20 (1.68%) AngularJS
17 19 (1.60%) CSS3
17 19 (1.60%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 150 (12.63%) Replication
2 105 (8.84%) Clustering
3 86 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (4.12%) Data Centre
5 34 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 30 (2.53%) Computer Science
7 26 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (2.19%) Mainframe
8 24 (2.02%) Equities
8 24 (2.02%) Hedge funds
9 22 (1.85%) Data Structures
10 18 (1.52%) Derivative
10 18 (1.52%) Statistics
11 17 (1.43%) N-Tier
12 15 (1.26%) Mathematics
13 14 (1.18%) Management Information System
14 13 (1.09%) Mobile App
15 12 (1.01%) Visualisation
16 11 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
16 11 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 281 (23.65%) Linux
2 252 (21.21%) Windows
3 192 (16.16%) Unix
4 80 (6.73%) Solaris
5 75 (6.31%) Windows Server
6 61 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 46 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (2.53%) AIX
10 25 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (1.26%) CentOS
12 12 (1.01%) zOS
13 11 (0.93%) Apple iOS
14 9 (0.76%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.67%) Android
16 5 (0.42%) Debian
16 5 (0.42%) VMS
17 2 (0.17%) HPUX
17 2 (0.17%) SUSE
17 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (13.64%) ETL
3 140 (11.78%) Migration
4 139 (11.70%) High Availability
5 131 (11.03%) Database Tuning
6 122 (10.27%) Business Intelligence
7 120 (10.10%) Data Modelling
8 93 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
9 84 (7.07%) ITIL
10 71 (5.98%) OO
11 69 (5.81%) Scrum
12 61 (5.13%) Unit Testing
13 58 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
14 57 (4.80%) Analytics
15 55 (4.63%) Database Optimisation
15 55 (4.63%) Performance Monitoring
16 53 (4.46%) Mentoring
17 51 (4.29%) TDD
18 47 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
18 47 (3.96%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 642 (54.04%) SQL
2 182 (15.32%) T-SQL
3 176 (14.81%) PL/SQL
4 163 (13.72%) Java
5 154 (12.96%) Shell Script
6 144 (12.12%) C#
7 79 (6.65%) JavaScript
8 76 (6.40%) PowerShell
9 70 (5.89%) Perl
10 59 (4.97%) Python
11 37 (3.11%) PHP
12 35 (2.95%) Bash Shell
13 34 (2.86%) Korn
14 31 (2.61%) Ruby
15 25 (2.10%) Scala
16 20 (1.68%) VBA
17 18 (1.52%) C
17 18 (1.52%) VBScript
18 15 (1.26%) VB
18 15 (1.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 126 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 93 (7.83%) SC Cleared
3 60 (5.05%) Degree
4 40 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (2.19%) DV Cleared
6 25 (2.10%) Oracle Certification
7 18 (1.52%) OCP
8 14 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
8 14 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.18%) MCSE
8 14 (1.18%) RHCE
9 13 (1.09%) CCNP
9 13 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.76%) MCITP
11 8 (0.67%) MCTS
11 8 (0.67%) RHCA
12 7 (0.59%) CCNA
13 6 (0.51%) MCDBA
14 5 (0.42%) CCIE
15 4 (0.34%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.35%) Data Quality
1 16 (1.35%) QA
2 15 (1.26%) SLA
3 10 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.51%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.084%) GAAP
7 1 (0.084%) HL7
System Software
1 94 (7.91%) Oracle RAC
2 84 (7.07%) Active Directory
3 70 (5.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (4.04%) Virtual Machines
5 39 (3.28%) Hyper-V
6 32 (2.69%) NFS
7 25 (2.10%) Xen
8 23 (1.94%) KVM
8 23 (1.94%) SRDF
9 16 (1.35%) Oracle Clusterware
9 16 (1.35%) vSphere
10 6 (0.51%) HDFS
10 6 (0.51%) Varnish
11 5 (0.42%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.34%) Docker
13 3 (0.25%) Firmware
14 2 (0.17%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.17%) XenServer
15 1 (0.084%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 81 (6.82%) Data Guard
2 68 (5.72%) Oracle RMAN
3 36 (3.03%) Puppet
3 36 (3.03%) SCOM
4 30 (2.53%) Microsoft Clustering
5 25 (2.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 20 (1.68%) Oracle Identity Management
7 17 (1.43%) Nagios
8 15 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (1.01%) Ansible
9 12 (1.01%) Perfmon
10 11 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
11 10 (0.84%) OVSD
11 10 (0.84%) SCCM
11 10 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 8 (0.67%) Control-M
13 7 (0.59%) Graphite
14 6 (0.51%) OpenAM
14 6 (0.51%) OpenIDM
14 6 (0.51%) Opsview
Vendors
1 467 (39.31%) Oracle
2 222 (18.69%) Microsoft
3 108 (9.09%) VMware
4 62 (5.22%) IBM
5 61 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 61 (5.13%) Sybase
6 54 (4.55%) SAP
7 47 (3.96%) NetApp
8 44 (3.70%) Cisco
9 41 (3.45%) Informatica
10 37 (3.11%) HP
11 35 (2.95%) EMC
12 25 (2.10%) Citrix
13 24 (2.02%) Veritas
14 23 (1.94%) Intel
15 21 (1.77%) Netezza
15 21 (1.77%) TIBCO
16 18 (1.52%) Siebel
17 16 (1.35%) DataSynapse
18 13 (1.09%) Hyperion
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