The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Guildford region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 30 30 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.83% 0.98% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 1.40% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate £468 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £62.50 £30.38
% change year-on-year
-44.00% +105.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
160 143 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 73.06% 69.76% 63.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 67 39
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £165 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 7
Average hourly rate £33.50 £50.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.66% +44.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.57 £26.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £53.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Performance Tuning
Surrey

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Tuning.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Struts
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Lucene
2 4 (80.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (80.00%) Spring Integration
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Spring MVC
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) WCF
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Tuning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Struts
2 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Lucene
2 4 (80.00%) Spring Integration
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft