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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 207 208 175
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -33
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 579 585 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.25% 1.17% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.44% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 387 433
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 8
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £38.55 £34.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £38.95 £55.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
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
38449 40754 40404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.86% 81.41% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25790 26815 26724
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1222 1146
Median hourly rate £28.33 £30.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +23.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -56 238 £475 +11.76% 51
North West +69 108 £430 +7.50% 15
South East +27 87 £500 +25.00% 25
South West +23 35 £368 -5.76% 12
West Midlands -27 34 £394 +1.61% 6
East of England +16 29 £400 +18.51% 13
Yorkshire -1 21 £380 -20.00% 7
North East -25 13 £363 +2.11%
East Midlands -4 12 £344 -5.17% 8
Midlands +3 1 £400 - 1
Performance Tuning
UK

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 534 (44.80%) SQL
2 459 (38.51%) Oracle
3 390 (32.72%) SQL Server
4 341 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
5 324 (27.18%) Linux
6 242 (20.30%) Finance
7 220 (18.46%) Java
8 219 (18.37%) Oracle Database
9 200 (16.78%) ETL
10 190 (15.94%) Windows
11 187 (15.69%) Unix
12 167 (14.01%) High Availability
13 163 (13.67%) Data Warehouse
14 157 (13.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 156 (13.09%) T-SQL
16 152 (12.75%) Microsoft
17 146 (12.25%) Banking
18 133 (11.16%) Business Intelligence
19 132 (11.07%) VMware
20 125 (10.49%) ITIL
21 123 (10.32%) Scrum
22 118 (9.90%) Data Modelling
23 115 (9.65%) Migration
24 108 (9.06%) Web Services
25 105 (8.81%) PL/SQL
26 104 (8.72%) Shell Script
27 103 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 100 (8.39%) C#
29 99 (8.31%) .NET
30 98 (8.22%) Apache

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 98 (8.22%) Apache
2 66 (5.54%) WebSphere
3 65 (5.45%) WebLogic
4 57 (4.78%) Tomcat
5 50 (4.19%) IIS
6 42 (3.52%) Oracle Application Server
7 30 (2.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 28 (2.35%) JBoss
9 26 (2.18%) Apache Spark
10 25 (2.10%) nginx
11 24 (2.01%) SharePoint
12 22 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 18 (1.51%) Apache Pig
13 18 (1.51%) Oracle Coherence
14 17 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
15 16 (1.34%) Apache Solr
16 10 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
17 8 (0.67%) CMS
17 8 (0.67%) Commerce Server
17 8 (0.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 83 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.84%) MS Office
3 5 (0.42%) Simulink
4 4 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.084%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.084%) MS Project
5 1 (0.084%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 56 (4.70%) Oracle EBS
2 51 (4.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (0.92%) Hyperion Planning
4 11 (0.92%) Oracle 11i
5 8 (0.67%) Fredhopper
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.34%) Maximo
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 4 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.17%) Documaker
8 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle FAH
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.17%) Primavera
9 1 (0.084%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 68 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (3.78%) IaaS
3 39 (3.27%) PaaS
4 33 (2.77%) SaaS
5 32 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (1.51%) GitHub
7 13 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.84%) Office 365
9 5 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.084%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.084%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.084%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.084%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.084%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.084%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.084%) Force.com
11 1 (0.084%) G Suite
11 1 (0.084%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.084%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 66 (5.54%) SAN
2 58 (4.87%) LAN
3 57 (4.78%) DNS
4 52 (4.36%) HTTP
5 45 (3.78%) Firewall
6 44 (3.69%) WAN
7 36 (3.02%) NAS
8 31 (2.60%) TCP/IP
9 30 (2.52%) FCoE
9 30 (2.52%) Internet
10 29 (2.43%) iSCSI
11 27 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
12 26 (2.18%) Multicast
13 25 (2.10%) DHCP
14 23 (1.93%) Kerberos
15 22 (1.85%) LDAP
16 21 (1.76%) SSL
17 16 (1.34%) X.509
18 8 (0.67%) Network Security
19 7 (0.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 390 (32.72%) SQL Server
2 219 (18.37%) Oracle Database
3 163 (13.67%) Data Warehouse
4 157 (13.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 103 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 95 (7.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 94 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 92 (7.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 89 (7.47%) MySQL
10 86 (7.21%) Relational Database
11 76 (6.38%) Oracle Database 12c
12 74 (6.21%) NoSQL
13 73 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
14 67 (5.62%) Hadoop
15 62 (5.20%) SQL Server 2014
16 51 (4.28%) OLAP
17 50 (4.19%) Big Data
18 44 (3.69%) Oracle Database 10g
18 44 (3.69%) Oracle Reports
19 43 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 77 (6.46%) Git (software)
2 58 (4.87%) Subversion
3 47 (3.94%) Jenkins
4 44 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 38 (3.19%) JIRA
6 34 (2.85%) Talend Open Studio
7 25 (2.10%) JUnit
8 23 (1.93%) Mercurial
9 16 (1.34%) ERwin
10 15 (1.26%) Eclipse
11 13 (1.09%) Visual Studio
12 11 (0.92%) Vagrant
13 7 (0.59%) ClearCase
13 7 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (0.50%) Hudson
14 6 (0.50%) Moq
15 5 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
16 4 (0.34%) ClearQuest
16 4 (0.34%) LoadRunner
16 4 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 242 (20.30%) Finance
2 146 (12.25%) Banking
3 38 (3.19%) Investment Banking
4 29 (2.43%) Front Office
5 24 (2.01%) Back Office
6 22 (1.85%) Retail
6 22 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.68%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.26%) Marketing
9 12 (1.01%) Advertising
9 12 (1.01%) Publishing
10 9 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.50%) Billing
13 5 (0.42%) Games
13 5 (0.42%) Legal
14 4 (0.34%) Electronics
15 3 (0.25%) Automotive
15 3 (0.25%) Prime Brokerage
16 2 (0.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 464 (38.93%) Developer
2 261 (21.90%) DBA
3 146 (12.25%) Administrator
4 133 (11.16%) SQL DBA
5 101 (8.47%) Architect
6 100 (8.39%) Oracle DBA
7 88 (7.38%) SQL Developer
8 74 (6.21%) Oracle Developer
9 71 (5.96%) SQL Server DBA
10 69 (5.79%) Java Developer
11 67 (5.62%) Consultant
12 60 (5.03%) Senior Developer
13 50 (4.19%) Analyst
13 50 (4.19%) ETL Developer
14 44 (3.69%) Agile Developer
15 35 (2.94%) .NET Developer
15 35 (2.94%) Linux Administrator
16 34 (2.85%) Systems Administrator
17 33 (2.77%) SQL Server Developer
18 31 (2.60%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (9.06%) Web Services
2 99 (8.31%) .NET
3 89 (7.47%) HTML
4 86 (7.21%) XML
5 82 (6.88%) Middleware
6 62 (5.20%) RESTful
7 56 (4.70%) CSS
7 56 (4.70%) REST
8 54 (4.53%) J2EE
9 52 (4.36%) AngularJS
10 49 (4.11%) JSON
11 43 (3.61%) jQuery
12 42 (3.52%) MDX
13 38 (3.19%) SOAP
14 37 (3.10%) ASP.NET
15 35 (2.94%) HTML5
16 30 (2.52%) Oracle Fusion
17 29 (2.43%) LAMP
18 27 (2.27%) XSLT
19 25 (2.10%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 91 (7.63%) Replication
2 72 (6.04%) Clustering
3 67 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (3.61%) Data Centre
5 34 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 25 (2.10%) Computer Science
7 24 (2.01%) Management Information System
8 20 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (1.68%) User Experience
9 19 (1.59%) Mobile App
10 18 (1.51%) Hedge funds
10 18 (1.51%) Visualisation
11 16 (1.34%) Derivative
12 13 (1.09%) AS400
12 13 (1.09%) Client/Server
12 13 (1.09%) iSeries
13 12 (1.01%) Data Extraction
13 12 (1.01%) Mathematics
14 10 (0.84%) Algorithms
14 10 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 324 (27.18%) Linux
2 190 (15.94%) Windows
3 187 (15.69%) Unix
4 95 (7.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 76 (6.38%) Solaris
6 58 (4.87%) Windows Server
7 36 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (2.68%) AIX
9 28 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (2.18%) CentOS
11 18 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (1.01%) Apple iOS
12 12 (1.01%) HPUX
13 11 (0.92%) SUSE
13 11 (0.92%) Windows 7
14 10 (0.84%) Android
14 10 (0.84%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.50%) MVS
15 6 (0.50%) OS/400
16 5 (0.42%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (16.78%) ETL
3 167 (14.01%) High Availability
4 133 (11.16%) Business Intelligence
5 125 (10.49%) ITIL
6 123 (10.32%) Scrum
7 118 (9.90%) Data Modelling
8 115 (9.65%) Migration
9 96 (8.05%) Analytics
10 94 (7.89%) Configuration Management
11 84 (7.05%) DevOps
12 79 (6.63%) Performance Monitoring
13 71 (5.96%) Disaster Recovery
14 70 (5.87%) Capacity Planning
15 69 (5.79%) Data Management
16 68 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
16 68 (5.70%) TDD
17 64 (5.37%) Change Management
18 61 (5.12%) Open Source
19 56 (4.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 534 (44.80%) SQL
2 220 (18.46%) Java
3 156 (13.09%) T-SQL
4 105 (8.81%) PL/SQL
5 104 (8.72%) Shell Script
6 100 (8.39%) C#
7 92 (7.72%) JavaScript
8 69 (5.79%) Python
9 68 (5.70%) PowerShell
10 67 (5.62%) Perl
11 57 (4.78%) Bash Shell
12 52 (4.36%) Scala
13 45 (3.78%) PHP
14 44 (3.69%) Ruby
15 42 (3.52%) C
16 37 (3.10%) C++
17 16 (1.34%) Korn
18 10 (0.84%) Objective-C
18 10 (0.84%) SPARQL
19 8 (0.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 97 (8.14%) Security Cleared
2 74 (6.21%) SC Cleared
3 70 (5.87%) Degree
4 23 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (1.68%) Oracle Certification
6 17 (1.43%) DV Cleared
7 14 (1.17%) OCP
8 13 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
9 12 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.84%) RHCA
11 10 (0.84%) RHCE
12 8 (0.67%) MCSE
13 7 (0.59%) MCITP
14 6 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (0.42%) CCNA
16 4 (0.34%) RHCSA
17 3 (0.25%) CCNP
17 3 (0.25%) MCTS
17 3 (0.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.18%) QA
2 24 (2.01%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.92%) SLA
5 7 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.34%) GAAP
6 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.17%) MiFID
8 1 (0.084%) Basel III
8 1 (0.084%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.084%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.084%) Solvency II
System Software
1 87 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (5.54%) Oracle RAC
3 55 (4.61%) Active Directory
4 35 (2.94%) NFS
5 34 (2.85%) Hyper-V
6 30 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (2.18%) Docker
7 26 (2.18%) KVM
7 26 (2.18%) SRDF
7 26 (2.18%) Xen
8 24 (2.01%) vSphere
9 21 (1.76%) Apache Flume
10 20 (1.68%) HDFS
11 14 (1.17%) VMware ESX
12 13 (1.09%) vCloud
13 11 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 7 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (0.50%) Oracle Clusterware
15 6 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 86 (7.21%) Puppet
2 39 (3.27%) Data Guard
3 37 (3.10%) SCOM
4 32 (2.68%) Oracle RMAN
5 30 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (2.18%) Ansible
7 20 (1.68%) Nagios
8 19 (1.59%) SCCM
9 14 (1.17%) Control-M
9 14 (1.17%) Hadoop YARN
9 14 (1.17%) Tivoli
10 13 (1.09%) NetBackup
10 13 (1.09%) Oozie
10 13 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 12 (1.01%) Oracle Identity Management
12 11 (0.92%) Ambari
12 11 (0.92%) OpenView
13 10 (0.84%) vRealize
14 9 (0.76%) Rsyslog
14 9 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 459 (38.51%) Oracle
2 152 (12.75%) Microsoft
3 132 (11.07%) VMware
4 96 (8.05%) Red Hat
5 87 (7.30%) IBM
6 47 (3.94%) Cisco
7 42 (3.52%) Sybase
8 40 (3.36%) EMC
9 35 (2.94%) NetApp
10 34 (2.85%) Talend
11 33 (2.77%) Informatica
11 33 (2.77%) Netezza
12 29 (2.43%) SAP
13 28 (2.35%) TIBCO
14 27 (2.27%) HP
14 27 (2.27%) Hyperion
15 24 (2.01%) Intel
16 22 (1.85%) Sun
17 20 (1.68%) Teradata
18 18 (1.51%) Splunk
Manchester, Lancashire
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + Expenses
Posted: 15 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stoke on Trent
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £380 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Robert Walters
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
NHS Digital
Rate: £40,028 - £48,034
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £900 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £435 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
FDM Group
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 24 days ago