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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 40 51 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 18 7 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.86% 1.10% 5.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 1.49% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 23
Median daily rate £405 £353 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.89% +3.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £330 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £401 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.87% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
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
480 470 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.31% 73.78% 77.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 245 338
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 21
Median hourly rate £45.00 £22.25 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.24% -19.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.35 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £41.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Watford 0 5 £438 +6.06%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £266 -
Performance Tuning
East of England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 23 (67.65%) Oracle
2 21 (61.76%) SQL
3 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (38.24%) Oracle Database
5 12 (35.29%) Unit Testing
5 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (32.35%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (23.53%) SOA
7 8 (23.53%) MySQL
7 8 (23.53%) .NET
7 8 (23.53%) .NET Framework
7 8 (23.53%) MVC
7 8 (23.53%) Entity Framework
7 8 (23.53%) Process Improvement
8 7 (20.59%) Data Quality
8 7 (20.59%) Database Tuning
8 7 (20.59%) Java
8 7 (20.59%) Web Services
8 7 (20.59%) ETL
8 7 (20.59%) Linux
8 7 (20.59%) Informatica
9 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
9 6 (17.65%) SOAP
9 6 (17.65%) Validation
9 6 (17.65%) Clustering
9 6 (17.65%) Data Extraction
9 6 (17.65%) Data Transformation
9 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
10 5 (14.71%) Performance Monitoring

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 (14.71%) NServiceBus
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) SAN
2 2 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 13 (38.24%) Oracle Database
3 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (32.35%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (23.53%) MySQL
6 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
6 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
7 5 (14.71%) Data Mart
7 5 (14.71%) PowerCenter
7 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (8.82%) OLTP
8 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) ERwin
General
1 5 (14.71%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.88%) Advertising
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) DBA
3 8 (23.53%) Architect
4 7 (20.59%) .NET Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Informatica Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (17.65%) SQL DBA
6 5 (14.71%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Senior Developer
6 5 (14.71%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (11.76%) Oracle Specialist
7 4 (11.76%) Support Specialist
8 3 (8.82%) Administrator
8 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce Architect
8 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
8 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (8.82%) Java Solutions Architect
8 3 (8.82%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) .NET
1 8 (23.53%) .NET Framework
1 8 (23.53%) Entity Framework
2 7 (20.59%) Web Services
3 6 (17.65%) SOAP
4 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (14.71%) JSON
4 5 (14.71%) MSMQ
5 4 (11.76%) Middleware
6 3 (8.82%) J2EE
6 3 (8.82%) JMS
6 3 (8.82%) LINQ
6 3 (8.82%) LINQ to SQL
6 3 (8.82%) RESTful
6 3 (8.82%) SAML
6 3 (8.82%) XML
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (5.88%) Kendo UI
7 2 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Clustering
1 6 (17.65%) Data Extraction
2 4 (11.76%) Replication
3 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.82%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (8.82%) PKI
3 3 (8.82%) User Experience
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) RIA
5 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Unix
3 4 (11.76%) Solaris
3 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Unit Testing
3 8 (23.53%) MVC
3 8 (23.53%) Process Improvement
3 8 (23.53%) SOA
4 7 (20.59%) Database Tuning
4 7 (20.59%) ETL
5 6 (17.65%) Data Transformation
5 6 (17.65%) Validation
6 5 (14.71%) B2B
6 5 (14.71%) Database Security
6 5 (14.71%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
6 5 (14.71%) High Availability
6 5 (14.71%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
7 4 (11.76%) Performance Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) C#
4 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) OpenView
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
1 3 (8.82%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.88%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Oracle
2 7 (20.59%) Informatica
3 4 (11.76%) IBM
4 3 (8.82%) BMC
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.82%) Sun
4 3 (8.82%) VMware