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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 50 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 12 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.76% 2.74% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 3.62% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 4
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £308 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
Performance Tuning
East of England

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
525 580 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.09% 75.62% 71.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 280 235
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 44 28
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.70 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £44.00 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Welwyn Garden City 0 4 £356 +14.91%
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £375 -
Welwyn - 1 - -
Performance Tuning
East of England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 12 (63.16%) Oracle Database
3 10 (52.63%) Relational Database
4 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
5 7 (36.84%) ETL
6 6 (31.58%) Java
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
7 5 (26.32%) Solaris
7 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (21.05%) Database Tuning
8 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
8 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (21.05%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (21.05%) Physical Data Model
8 4 (21.05%) Capacity Management
8 4 (21.05%) Database Optimisation
8 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
8 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
8 4 (21.05%) N-Tier
8 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
8 4 (21.05%) XML
8 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
8 4 (21.05%) VBA

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 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) nginx
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) FTP
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle Database
2 10 (52.63%) Relational Database
3 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (15.79%) Data Mart
5 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (15.79%) MySQL
5 3 (15.79%) PowerCenter
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.53%) CouchDB
6 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
6 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (10.53%) Redis
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (15.79%) ERwin
3 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (15.79%) DBA
3 3 (15.79%) Informatica Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 3 (15.79%) SQL DBA
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity and Performance Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Solaris Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Symfony Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity and Performance Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Production DBA
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Production DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) LAMP
3 2 (10.53%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (10.53%) Laravel
3 2 (10.53%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (10.53%) Memcached
3 2 (10.53%) Symfony
3 2 (10.53%) Yii
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) Java EE
4 1 (5.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (21.05%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.53%) Data Extraction
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Solaris
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) HPUX
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ETL
2 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Capacity Management
3 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
3 4 (21.05%) Database Optimisation
3 4 (21.05%) Database Tuning
3 4 (21.05%) Logical Data Model
3 4 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Physical Data Model
3 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Web Development
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) Refactoring
5 2 (10.53%) Release Management
5 2 (10.53%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
3 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
3 4 (21.05%) VBA
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Informatica
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Zend
4 1 (5.26%) hybris
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat