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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
UK / England
Rank 215 206 195
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 457 561 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.09% 1.18% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.42% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 363 340
Median daily rate £416 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.05% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £314 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £405 £385
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -17.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.65 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.00 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -17.00%

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
34667 39570 37387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.87% 82.95% 79.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23141 26236 24040
Median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 881 1083 1008
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £56.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -32 204 £448 +5.29% 53
South East +30 88 £438 +2.94% 22
West Midlands -2 35 £370 -1.33% 11
North East +16 33 £350 -1.40%
South West +6 27 £338 -32.50% 3
East of England +1 24 £300 -27.27% 7
North West -2 21 £350 -17.64% 11
Yorkshire -5 13 £400 - 11
East Midlands +3 8 £368 -1.01% 3
Midlands - 1 - -
Performance Tuning
UK

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 469 (45.05%) SQL
2 400 (38.42%) Oracle
3 327 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
4 322 (30.93%) SQL Server
5 321 (30.84%) Linux
6 230 (22.09%) Java
7 223 (21.42%) ETL
8 215 (20.65%) Finance
9 212 (20.37%) Unix
10 194 (18.64%) Oracle Database
11 171 (16.43%) Data Warehouse
12 170 (16.33%) Microsoft
13 162 (15.56%) Windows
14 141 (13.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 140 (13.45%) High Availability
16 136 (13.06%) Business Intelligence
17 134 (12.87%) T-SQL
18 127 (12.20%) Data Modelling
19 126 (12.10%) ITIL
20 119 (11.43%) MS Excel
20 119 (11.43%) Shell Script
21 111 (10.66%) Scrum
22 103 (9.89%) Web Services
22 103 (9.89%) Perl
23 100 (9.61%) Configuration Management
24 99 (9.51%) Banking
24 99 (9.51%) Git (software)
25 97 (9.32%) VMware
26 95 (9.13%) Analytics
26 95 (9.13%) Relational Database

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 91 (8.74%) Apache
2 74 (7.11%) WebLogic
3 57 (5.48%) Tomcat
4 54 (5.19%) WebSphere
5 42 (4.03%) Oracle Application Server
6 35 (3.36%) nginx
7 32 (3.07%) JBoss
8 28 (2.69%) IIS
9 25 (2.40%) SharePoint
10 24 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 22 (2.11%) Apache Pig
11 22 (2.11%) Apache Spark
12 21 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
13 15 (1.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 12 (1.15%) Apache Solr
14 12 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
15 11 (1.06%) Confluence
16 10 (0.96%) DataSynapse
17 9 (0.86%) CMS
17 9 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 119 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (1.54%) MS Office
4 7 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.48%) Simulink
6 4 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 53 (5.09%) Oracle EBS
2 42 (4.03%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.38%) Fredhopper
6 3 (0.29%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.096%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.096%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.096%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.096%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.096%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 62 (5.96%) IaaS
2 59 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (5.28%) PaaS
4 54 (5.19%) SaaS
5 33 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.15%) GitHub
7 8 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.77%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.67%) Office 365
9 5 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.29%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 3 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.096%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.096%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.096%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.096%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.096%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.71%) SAN
2 48 (4.61%) LAN
3 42 (4.03%) HTTP
4 38 (3.65%) Firewall
5 35 (3.36%) DNS
6 34 (3.27%) TCP/IP
6 34 (3.27%) WAN
7 32 (3.07%) Internet
8 24 (2.31%) NAS
9 20 (1.92%) Kerberos
9 20 (1.92%) LDAP
10 15 (1.44%) DHCP
11 14 (1.34%) FCoE
11 14 (1.34%) iSCSI
11 14 (1.34%) Multicast
12 12 (1.15%) SSL
13 11 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (0.77%) SSH
14 8 (0.77%) X.509
15 7 (0.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (30.93%) SQL Server
2 194 (18.64%) Oracle Database
3 171 (16.43%) Data Warehouse
4 141 (13.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 95 (9.13%) Relational Database
6 94 (9.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 86 (8.26%) MySQL
8 79 (7.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 78 (7.49%) NoSQL
9 78 (7.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 78 (7.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 71 (6.82%) Oracle Database 12c
11 61 (5.86%) Hadoop
12 58 (5.57%) SQL Server 2012
13 55 (5.28%) Oracle Reports
14 51 (4.90%) Big Data
15 49 (4.71%) SQL Server 2014
16 40 (3.84%) MongoDB
16 40 (3.84%) Oracle Database 10g
17 39 (3.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 99 (9.51%) Git (software)
2 70 (6.72%) Jenkins
3 55 (5.28%) Subversion
4 42 (4.03%) JIRA
5 34 (3.27%) Talend Open Studio
6 27 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (2.21%) JUnit
8 22 (2.11%) Mercurial
8 22 (2.11%) ProC
9 18 (1.73%) Visual Studio
10 12 (1.15%) Eclipse
11 9 (0.86%) ERwin
12 7 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (0.58%) CA Gen
13 6 (0.58%) ClearCase
13 6 (0.58%) LoadRunner
13 6 (0.58%) Maven
13 6 (0.58%) MSI
14 5 (0.48%) Hudson
14 5 (0.48%) Moq
General
1 215 (20.65%) Finance
2 99 (9.51%) Banking
3 43 (4.13%) Front Office
4 30 (2.88%) Investment Banking
5 27 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.21%) Back Office
7 22 (2.11%) Retail
8 18 (1.73%) Marketing
9 13 (1.25%) Legal
9 13 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.25%) Publishing
10 11 (1.06%) Advertising
10 11 (1.06%) Electronics
11 9 (0.86%) Local Government
12 8 (0.77%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.38%) Prime Brokerage
14 3 (0.29%) Games
14 3 (0.29%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 390 (37.46%) Developer
2 235 (22.57%) DBA
3 117 (11.24%) Administrator
4 106 (10.18%) Architect
5 103 (9.89%) SQL DBA
6 86 (8.26%) Oracle DBA
7 76 (7.30%) SQL Developer
8 67 (6.44%) Java Developer
9 58 (5.57%) Oracle Developer
10 50 (4.80%) ETL Developer
10 50 (4.80%) SQL Server DBA
11 49 (4.71%) Analyst
12 44 (4.23%) Consultant
13 36 (3.46%) Senior Developer
14 33 (3.17%) Oracle Architect
15 29 (2.79%) SSIS Developer
16 24 (2.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 22 (2.11%) Linux Administrator
18 21 (2.02%) Data Warehouse Developer
18 21 (2.02%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (9.89%) Web Services
2 83 (7.97%) HTML
3 80 (7.68%) XML
4 65 (6.24%) .NET
5 64 (6.15%) J2EE
6 55 (5.28%) RESTful
7 53 (5.09%) REST
8 47 (4.51%) Middleware
9 43 (4.13%) AngularJS
10 41 (3.94%) JSON
11 36 (3.46%) LAMP
11 36 (3.46%) SOAP
12 34 (3.27%) CSS
13 32 (3.07%) jQuery
14 30 (2.88%) JMS
15 29 (2.79%) Spring
16 28 (2.69%) MDX
16 28 (2.69%) XSLT
17 25 (2.40%) HTML5
18 21 (2.02%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 85 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (5.86%) Replication
3 37 (3.55%) Clustering
4 32 (3.07%) Data Centre
4 32 (3.07%) Management Information System
5 31 (2.98%) Computer Science
6 25 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 19 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (1.83%) User Experience
7 19 (1.83%) Virtual Team
8 18 (1.73%) Derivative
9 16 (1.54%) Data Structures
10 15 (1.44%) iPad
11 13 (1.25%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.15%) Equities
13 11 (1.06%) Client/Server
14 10 (0.96%) Grid Computing
15 9 (0.86%) Equity Derivative
15 9 (0.86%) Fintech
15 9 (0.86%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 321 (30.84%) Linux
2 212 (20.37%) Unix
3 162 (15.56%) Windows
4 94 (9.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 54 (5.19%) AIX
6 49 (4.71%) Solaris
7 43 (4.13%) Windows Server
8 37 (3.55%) CentOS
9 29 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (1.25%) Windows 7
13 12 (1.15%) Apple iOS
14 10 (0.96%) Android
14 10 (0.96%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.96%) zOS
15 9 (0.86%) HPUX
15 9 (0.86%) MVS
16 8 (0.77%) SUSE
16 8 (0.77%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (21.42%) ETL
3 140 (13.45%) High Availability
4 136 (13.06%) Business Intelligence
5 127 (12.20%) Data Modelling
6 126 (12.10%) ITIL
7 111 (10.66%) Scrum
8 100 (9.61%) Configuration Management
9 95 (9.13%) Analytics
10 90 (8.65%) Data Management
11 88 (8.45%) Open Source
12 86 (8.26%) Change Management
13 81 (7.78%) DevOps
14 77 (7.40%) Migration
15 74 (7.11%) Performance Monitoring
16 71 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
17 62 (5.96%) Capacity Planning
17 62 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
18 59 (5.67%) TDD
19 57 (5.48%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 469 (45.05%) SQL
2 230 (22.09%) Java
3 134 (12.87%) T-SQL
4 119 (11.43%) Shell Script
5 103 (9.89%) Perl
6 92 (8.84%) Python
7 91 (8.74%) C#
8 90 (8.65%) PL/SQL
9 89 (8.55%) JavaScript
10 62 (5.96%) C
11 59 (5.67%) Bash Shell
12 55 (5.28%) PowerShell
13 54 (5.19%) PHP
14 47 (4.51%) Ruby
15 39 (3.75%) C++
15 39 (3.75%) Scala
16 17 (1.63%) VB
17 16 (1.54%) Objective-C
18 15 (1.44%) Korn
19 9 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 90 (8.65%) Degree
2 71 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 50 (4.80%) SC Cleared
4 26 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (1.34%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.06%) MCSE
8 10 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
8 10 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
9 8 (0.77%) MCITP
9 8 (0.77%) OCP
10 6 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (0.48%) MCTS
12 4 (0.38%) RHCSA
13 3 (0.29%) CCNA
13 3 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.29%) IBM Certification
13 3 (0.29%) MCSA
14 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.79%) QA
2 24 (2.31%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 13 (1.25%) SLA
5 9 (0.86%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.38%) MiFID
7 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.19%) GDPR
8 2 (0.19%) IFRS
8 2 (0.19%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.096%) Basel III
9 1 (0.096%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.096%) HL7
9 1 (0.096%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.096%) WCAG
System Software
1 71 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (4.42%) Oracle RAC
3 41 (3.94%) Docker
4 39 (3.75%) Active Directory
5 25 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
6 24 (2.31%) Apache Flume
7 21 (2.02%) VMware ESX
8 20 (1.92%) vSphere
9 19 (1.83%) Hyper-V
10 18 (1.73%) HDFS
11 15 (1.44%) NFS
12 14 (1.34%) Oracle Clusterware
13 13 (1.25%) KVM
13 13 (1.25%) SRDF
14 11 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 10 (0.96%) vCloud
15 10 (0.96%) Xen
16 9 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
17 8 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
17 8 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 62 (5.96%) Puppet
2 35 (3.36%) Ansible
3 34 (3.27%) Data Guard
4 32 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (2.88%) Oracle RMAN
6 21 (2.02%) SCCM
7 19 (1.83%) SCOM
8 14 (1.34%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 14 (1.34%) vMotion
9 13 (1.25%) Nagios
9 13 (1.25%) Oozie
9 13 (1.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 12 (1.15%) vRealize
11 11 (1.06%) Hadoop YARN
12 10 (0.96%) Ambari
13 9 (0.86%) NetBackup
13 9 (0.86%) Rsyslog
13 9 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 8 (0.77%) Red Hat Satellite
15 7 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 400 (38.42%) Oracle
2 170 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 97 (9.32%) VMware
4 88 (8.45%) Red Hat
5 69 (6.63%) IBM
6 43 (4.13%) Sybase
7 34 (3.27%) Talend
8 31 (2.98%) Netezza
8 31 (2.98%) SAP
9 28 (2.69%) Informatica
10 27 (2.59%) Cisco
11 21 (2.02%) NetApp
11 21 (2.02%) Teradata
11 21 (2.02%) TIBCO
12 20 (1.92%) ATG
13 18 (1.73%) EMC
13 18 (1.73%) Intel
13 18 (1.73%) Splunk
13 18 (1.73%) Tableau
14 16 (1.54%) Citrix
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