The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 54 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 3 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.52% 0.85% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.18% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 10
Median daily rate £430 £353 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.98% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £335 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £371 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
444 423 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.42% 72.18% 76.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 210 285
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 41 21
Median hourly rate £42.20 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.53% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Hertfordshire region.

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 18 (72.00%) Oracle
2 15 (60.00%) SQL
3 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database
6 8 (32.00%) SOA
7 7 (28.00%) Linux
7 7 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (28.00%) MySQL
7 7 (28.00%) Database Tuning
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (24.00%) Java
9 5 (20.00%) SOAP
9 5 (20.00%) Unix
9 5 (20.00%) Windows
9 5 (20.00%) SAN
9 5 (20.00%) Replication
9 5 (20.00%) Clustering
9 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (20.00%) Database Security
10 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
10 4 (16.00%) Line Management
10 4 (16.00%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.00%) NServiceBus
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (28.00%) MySQL
4 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (12.00%) Data Mart
6 3 (12.00%) OLTP
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (12.00%) PowerCenter
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) ERwin
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) DBA
2 8 (32.00%) Architect
3 7 (28.00%) Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (20.00%) SQL DBA
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle Specialist
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (16.00%) Support Specialist
7 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Administrator
7 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce Architect
7 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 3 (12.00%) Java Architect
7 3 (12.00%) Java Solutions Architect
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (12.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) SOAP
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (16.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (16.00%) JSON
2 4 (16.00%) Middleware
2 4 (16.00%) Web Services
3 3 (12.00%) J2EE
3 3 (12.00%) JMS
3 3 (12.00%) LINQ
3 3 (12.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 3 (12.00%) RESTful
3 3 (12.00%) SAML
4 2 (8.00%) XML
5 1 (4.00%) CSS
5 1 (4.00%) HTML
5 1 (4.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) MSMQ
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Clustering
1 5 (20.00%) Replication
2 3 (12.00%) Data Extraction
2 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (12.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) RIA
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Unix
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) Solaris
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) SOA
3 7 (28.00%) Database Tuning
4 5 (20.00%) Database Security
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (16.00%) High Availability
5 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (16.00%) Line Management
5 4 (16.00%) MVC
5 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
5 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (12.00%) ETL
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) OpenView
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
1 3 (12.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (8.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) IBM
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) BMC
3 3 (12.00%) Informatica
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Sun