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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
UK / England
Rank 231 213 182
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -31
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 434 523 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.06% 1.12% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.37% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 325 366
Median daily rate £425 £420 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £287
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 10 4 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £38.65 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £44.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%

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
33605 38158 36500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.39% 81.97% 78.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22408 25058 23946
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 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 835 1094 976
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -55 187 £475 +11.76% 50
South East +33 78 £450 +5.88% 20
North West +28 41 £428 +0.58% 11
West Midlands -2 32 £365 -2.66% 14
North East +7 26 £344 -3.16% 2
South West +3 25 £363 -23.68% 9
Yorkshire +22 20 £400 +3.22% 10
East of England -12 15 £430 +27.40% 9
East Midlands +2 6 £338 -20.58% 6
Midlands - 1 £400 -
Performance Tuning
UK

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 496 (46.01%) SQL
2 415 (38.50%) Oracle
3 338 (31.35%) SQL Server
4 322 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
5 316 (29.31%) Linux
6 209 (19.39%) ETL
7 206 (19.11%) Java
7 206 (19.11%) Finance
7 206 (19.11%) Oracle Database
8 196 (18.18%) Unix
9 182 (16.88%) Windows
10 165 (15.31%) Data Warehouse
11 162 (15.03%) Microsoft
12 155 (14.38%) High Availability
13 146 (13.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 143 (13.27%) T-SQL
15 141 (13.08%) ITIL
16 131 (12.15%) Business Intelligence
17 116 (10.76%) Data Modelling
18 113 (10.48%) Banking
18 113 (10.48%) Scrum
19 110 (10.20%) Shell Script
20 109 (10.11%) VMware
21 103 (9.55%) MS Excel
22 98 (9.09%) Web Services
23 96 (8.91%) Migration
23 96 (8.91%) Analytics
24 95 (8.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 91 (8.44%) PL/SQL
26 90 (8.35%) Configuration Management

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 82 (7.61%) Apache
2 62 (5.75%) WebLogic
3 61 (5.66%) WebSphere
4 42 (3.90%) Oracle Application Server
5 40 (3.71%) Tomcat
6 28 (2.60%) IIS
6 28 (2.60%) SharePoint
7 27 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 26 (2.41%) JBoss
9 23 (2.13%) Apache Spark
10 22 (2.04%) nginx
11 21 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
12 18 (1.67%) Apache Pig
13 15 (1.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 12 (1.11%) Apache Solr
14 12 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
15 9 (0.83%) MS Exchange
15 9 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
16 8 (0.74%) Commerce Server
16 8 (0.74%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 103 (9.55%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (0.93%) MS Office
4 5 (0.46%) Simulink
5 4 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 55 (5.10%) Oracle EBS
2 46 (4.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (0.74%) Fredhopper
5 6 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
6 5 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.37%) Hyperion Planning
7 4 (0.37%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.19%) Maximo
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.19%) Primavera
10 1 (0.093%) Documaker
10 1 (0.093%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.093%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 61 (5.66%) IaaS
2 56 (5.19%) PaaS
3 54 (5.01%) Amazon AWS
4 52 (4.82%) SaaS
5 30 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (1.58%) GitHub
7 12 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.83%) Office 365
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.093%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.093%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.093%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.093%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.093%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.093%) Force.com
10 1 (0.093%) G Suite
10 1 (0.093%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.093%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (5.01%) SAN
2 49 (4.55%) DNS
3 48 (4.45%) LAN
4 45 (4.17%) HTTP
5 40 (3.71%) Firewall
6 34 (3.15%) WAN
7 31 (2.88%) TCP/IP
8 26 (2.41%) LDAP
9 25 (2.32%) Internet
9 25 (2.32%) NAS
10 22 (2.04%) DHCP
11 18 (1.67%) FCoE
11 18 (1.67%) Kerberos
12 17 (1.58%) iSCSI
13 16 (1.48%) SSL
14 14 (1.30%) Multicast
15 12 (1.11%) Fibre Channel
16 10 (0.93%) X.509
17 8 (0.74%) SSH
17 8 (0.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 338 (31.35%) SQL Server
2 206 (19.11%) Oracle Database
3 165 (15.31%) Data Warehouse
4 146 (13.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 88 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 86 (7.98%) Relational Database
7 84 (7.79%) MySQL
8 82 (7.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 82 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 81 (7.51%) NoSQL
9 81 (7.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 74 (6.86%) Oracle Database 12c
11 57 (5.29%) Hadoop
12 56 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 55 (5.10%) Oracle Reports
13 55 (5.10%) SQL Server 2014
14 47 (4.36%) Big Data
15 41 (3.80%) DB2
15 41 (3.80%) MongoDB
16 38 (3.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 75 (6.96%) Git (software)
2 54 (5.01%) Subversion
3 49 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 39 (3.62%) JIRA
5 32 (2.97%) Talend Open Studio
6 30 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (2.04%) Mercurial
8 21 (1.95%) JUnit
9 14 (1.30%) Visual Studio
10 13 (1.21%) Eclipse
11 9 (0.83%) ERwin
12 7 (0.65%) LoadRunner
12 7 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (0.65%) Vagrant
13 6 (0.56%) CA Gen
13 6 (0.56%) ClearCase
13 6 (0.56%) Hudson
14 5 (0.46%) Moq
15 4 (0.37%) ClearQuest
15 4 (0.37%) MSI
General
1 206 (19.11%) Finance
2 113 (10.48%) Banking
3 35 (3.25%) Front Office
3 35 (3.25%) Investment Banking
4 26 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.13%) Back Office
5 23 (2.13%) Retail
6 18 (1.67%) Marketing
7 13 (1.21%) Publishing
8 12 (1.11%) Advertising
8 12 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.93%) Electronics
10 10 (0.93%) Legal
11 6 (0.56%) Local Government
12 5 (0.46%) Games
13 4 (0.37%) Prime Brokerage
14 3 (0.28%) Billing
14 3 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 403 (37.38%) Developer
2 257 (23.84%) DBA
3 132 (12.24%) Administrator
4 114 (10.58%) SQL DBA
5 98 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
6 89 (8.26%) Architect
7 76 (7.05%) SQL Developer
8 64 (5.94%) Java Developer
9 57 (5.29%) Oracle Developer
9 57 (5.29%) SQL Server DBA
10 54 (5.01%) Analyst
11 50 (4.64%) Consultant
11 50 (4.64%) ETL Developer
12 47 (4.36%) Senior Developer
13 28 (2.60%) SSIS Developer
14 27 (2.50%) Agile Developer
15 24 (2.23%) SQL Server Developer
15 24 (2.23%) Systems Administrator
16 23 (2.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 23 (2.13%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (9.09%) Web Services
2 80 (7.42%) XML
3 74 (6.86%) HTML
4 70 (6.49%) .NET
5 59 (5.47%) Middleware
5 59 (5.47%) RESTful
6 56 (5.19%) J2EE
7 50 (4.64%) REST
8 47 (4.36%) AngularJS
9 44 (4.08%) CSS
9 44 (4.08%) JSON
10 38 (3.53%) jQuery
11 34 (3.15%) SOAP
12 28 (2.60%) MDX
13 27 (2.50%) HTML5
13 27 (2.50%) LAMP
14 23 (2.13%) XSLT
15 22 (2.04%) JMS
16 21 (1.95%) Oracle Fusion
17 20 (1.86%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 82 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (6.77%) Replication
3 46 (4.27%) Clustering
4 36 (3.34%) Data Centre
5 32 (2.97%) Management Information System
6 30 (2.78%) Computer Science
7 27 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 24 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.86%) Visualisation
10 18 (1.67%) Mobile App
11 17 (1.58%) Derivative
12 15 (1.39%) User Experience
13 14 (1.30%) Virtual Team
14 12 (1.11%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.93%) Data Structures
15 10 (0.93%) Grid Computing
16 9 (0.83%) AS400
16 9 (0.83%) Data Integration
16 9 (0.83%) Hedge funds
16 9 (0.83%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 316 (29.31%) Linux
2 196 (18.18%) Unix
3 182 (16.88%) Windows
4 95 (8.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 63 (5.84%) Solaris
6 48 (4.45%) Windows Server
7 45 (4.17%) AIX
8 32 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (2.88%) CentOS
9 31 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (1.21%) Windows 7
12 12 (1.11%) SUSE
12 12 (1.11%) Ubuntu
13 11 (1.02%) Android
13 11 (1.02%) HPUX
14 9 (0.83%) MVS
15 8 (0.74%) Apple iOS
15 8 (0.74%) Windows 10
15 8 (0.74%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (19.39%) ETL
3 155 (14.38%) High Availability
4 141 (13.08%) ITIL
5 131 (12.15%) Business Intelligence
6 116 (10.76%) Data Modelling
7 113 (10.48%) Scrum
8 96 (8.91%) Analytics
8 96 (8.91%) Migration
9 90 (8.35%) Configuration Management
10 89 (8.26%) DevOps
11 88 (8.16%) Change Management
12 83 (7.70%) Data Management
13 78 (7.24%) Disaster Recovery
13 78 (7.24%) Open Source
14 75 (6.96%) Performance Monitoring
15 65 (6.03%) TDD
16 62 (5.75%) Capacity Planning
17 61 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
18 59 (5.47%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 496 (46.01%) SQL
2 206 (19.11%) Java
3 143 (13.27%) T-SQL
4 110 (10.20%) Shell Script
5 91 (8.44%) PL/SQL
6 81 (7.51%) C#
7 71 (6.59%) JavaScript
8 70 (6.49%) Perl
8 70 (6.49%) Python
9 58 (5.38%) PowerShell
10 57 (5.29%) Bash Shell
11 46 (4.27%) C
11 46 (4.27%) Scala
12 44 (4.08%) Ruby
13 40 (3.71%) C++
14 33 (3.06%) PHP
15 16 (1.48%) Korn
16 12 (1.11%) Objective-C
16 12 (1.11%) SPARQL
16 12 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 79 (7.33%) Security Cleared
2 75 (6.96%) Degree
3 55 (5.10%) SC Cleared
4 27 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 16 (1.48%) Oracle Certification
7 15 (1.39%) DV Cleared
8 11 (1.02%) MCSE
8 11 (1.02%) OCP
9 10 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (0.65%) MCITP
11 5 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.37%) MCTS
12 4 (0.37%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.37%) RHCA
12 4 (0.37%) RHCE
12 4 (0.37%) RHCSA
13 3 (0.28%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.97%) QA
2 19 (1.76%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.58%) SLA
4 14 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.65%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.28%) GAAP
8 2 (0.19%) MiFID
9 1 (0.093%) Basel III
9 1 (0.093%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.093%) HL7
9 1 (0.093%) Solvency II
System Software
1 77 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (4.82%) Oracle RAC
3 48 (4.45%) Active Directory
4 28 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
5 25 (2.32%) Docker
6 24 (2.23%) VMware ESX
7 23 (2.13%) Hyper-V
7 23 (2.13%) vSphere
8 21 (1.95%) Apache Flume
9 20 (1.86%) NFS
10 18 (1.67%) HDFS
11 16 (1.48%) Oracle Clusterware
12 14 (1.30%) SRDF
13 13 (1.21%) KVM
14 11 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 10 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (0.93%) vCloud
15 10 (0.93%) Xen
16 9 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
17 8 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 67 (6.22%) Puppet
2 34 (3.15%) Data Guard
3 30 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
4 29 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (2.60%) Ansible
6 25 (2.32%) SCOM
7 23 (2.13%) SCCM
8 15 (1.39%) NetBackup
9 14 (1.30%) Nagios
9 14 (1.30%) Tivoli
10 13 (1.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 13 (1.21%) vMotion
11 12 (1.11%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 12 (1.11%) Hadoop YARN
11 12 (1.11%) Oozie
12 11 (1.02%) Control-M
12 11 (1.02%) OpenView
12 11 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 11 (1.02%) vRealize
13 10 (0.93%) Ambari
Vendors
1 415 (38.50%) Oracle
2 162 (15.03%) Microsoft
3 109 (10.11%) VMware
4 89 (8.26%) Red Hat
5 82 (7.61%) IBM
6 39 (3.62%) Sybase
7 32 (2.97%) Netezza
7 32 (2.97%) Talend
8 30 (2.78%) SAP
9 29 (2.69%) Cisco
10 27 (2.50%) HP
11 25 (2.32%) Informatica
12 24 (2.23%) NetApp
13 22 (2.04%) Teradata
14 21 (1.95%) EMC
14 21 (1.95%) Tableau
14 21 (1.95%) TIBCO
15 19 (1.76%) Veritas
16 18 (1.67%) Splunk
17 17 (1.58%) Intel
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